7 Historic Mansions In New York City

New York City is no stranger to unbridled luxury, as the real estate that flanks Billionaire’s Row will attest. But for a lucky few New Yorkers of centuries past, the homes were so sumptuous that they made everything we saw while binge-watching “The Gilded Age” in our sweatpants look like a gilt shantytown. But what … Read the rest

21 most famous eclipses from 3340 B.C. to the modern day

These are Michael Bakich’s picks for the most famous eclipses in history.

Nov. 30, 3340 B.C. – Spiral petroglyphs on the Loughcrew Cairn L Megalithic Monument in Ireland indicate this was the earliest observed solar eclipse for which a record exists.

March 30, 1578 B.C. – The partial solar eclipse that was closer to total … Read the rest


Gather round, some hot new travel inspo just dropped. TIME magazine has just released its annual list of the World’s Greatest Places, and we’re here to tell you the where, the why and the what behind its picks.

  • A kayak in the Waitukubuli Sea Trail in Dominica.


    Keeping The Caribbean Beautiful

  • Aerial view Sagrada Familia Basilica, Barcelona, Spain.


    An Iconic Cathedral Nears Completion

  • National park landscape near the Awasi Patagonia lodge.

    Torres Del Paine National Park, Chile

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Top 7 Smart Cities in the World in 2023

The United Nations predicts that 70% of the world’s population will be living in cities and urban areas by 2050, meaning emissions and energy usage will continue to rise with every passing year. The need for smarter urban transport networks, environmentally-friendly water disposal facilities, and buildings with high energy efficiency are more critical than ever.… Read the rest


While Africans toiled and suffered under colonialism, the West prospered, leaving a debt that is yet to be reconciled. With new Western policies geared towards exploiting Africans, it raises the question: Have they forgotten that they owe us?

4 October 2023, the UK Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, announced the rise in the cost of student … Read the rest

How the Rush for Congo’s Cobalt is Killing Thousands

The Democratic Republic of Congo is currently facing a humanitarian crisis as miners are forced to work under exploitative conditions which amounts to modern-day slavery. The mining industry, because of its high demand, is host to various human rights violations including child labour.

20 December 2023, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) will head Read the rest

10 of the World’s Most Endangered Animals in 2024

1. Amur Leopard

First on the list of the world’s most endangered animals in 2022 is the amur leopard. Between 2014 and 2015, only around 92 individuals were left in their natural range. This number is now estimated to be around 84. They are extremely vulnerable to poachers, who kill them for their coats and … Read the rest