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A simple look at the timeline of human evolution will make you realize that history is full of wars and people fighting against each other for one reason or another. In most cases, organized wars are usually launched by governments and their leaders, not by the common people, and they are often the result of greedy people’s desire for control of certain lands and the resources found there. Even though war is the ultimate and…

Love is said to be the most inspiring feeling. Throughout history, love has inspired poets, writers and singers and some love stories even triggered wars between countries. But there are several love stories that are truly extraordinary and that remain in our memory despite the passage of time. Here’s our list of 10 most beautiful love stories in history: 10 – Paris and Helen of Sparta Paris and Helen / Jacques-Louis David [Public domain], via…

A year after it was taken by ISIS, the Syrian city of Palmyra was recently retaken Syrian forces backed by Russian airstrikes. Previously home to many of the world’s most treasured historical sites, many artifacts were destroyed by the Islamist forces in an anti iconoclastic purge. Now, Joseph Eid, a photographer for AFP news agency who took photos of the site just two years ago, has posted before-and-after images of the damage. More info: Twitter…