The Nile River, the world’s largest river, spanning 4,132 miles, was considered the source of life by ancient Egyptians. Its fertile reputation may have come from The Osiris Myth, a tale of brotherhood and jealousy. The story involves the four gods and goddesses: Isis, Osiris, Set, and Nepthys, and Isis’
By Josh Fox Capturing images has been an art form for nearly as long as human society has existed. From the cave paintings of the prehistoric era to the marble statues of ancient Rome to the early days of photography when people believed getting your picture taken would result
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By Briana McGuckin Ginger Rogers knew that the artifacts of her career would outlast her, and that she herself – the Ginger Rogers of the screen – was an artifact. Once captured, this Rogers would hold its shape, and burn bright always, while she shrank and diminished as mortals do.
By Gabrielle Frulla Most people walk through a graveyard, crowded by crooked and crumbling headstones, and only view it as the final resting place for the deceased. But some people look for what lies below those headstones, nostalgic and glistening, and see the answers to their financial troubles—Grave robbers
By Rebecca Shaw The winter of 1609-1610 was one that the colonists of Jamestown, Virginia hoped would be lost to history. After first being colonized only a couple years prior in 1607, the settlers were still getting used to their new home and how the woods of Virginia worked.
By Chelsea Nevin Imagine laying on a blanket in the middle of a cool summer night, a light breeze tickles your cheek as you look up in the sky, the stars twinkling alongside the beams of a full moon. The last thing most people think about are the pieces of
By Gabrielle Frulla Jeanne Calment was a French woman who possessed the title of a super-centenarian, which is rare to obtain in one’s lifetime. Her 122 years and 164 days of life on this earth granted her the status of the longest living human being. With the pleasure of living as
By Joshua Fox When it comes to navels, you have your “innies”, where your navel caves in on itself, and your “outies”, where the tip is sticking out for the entire world to see. Finally, you have the lesser known, but still culturally relevant, omphalos. Omphalos, coming from