For those whose taste in fairytales favours a darker touch, we’re traveling to the far reaches of Eastern Europe, and into the enchanting world of animator Jiří Trnka. The late Czech animator (whose name is pronounced “Yershy Trinka”) created nearly two-dozen films over his lifetime, from folksy gems like Grandfather Planted a Beet (1945) to the…
The Eastern European nation hopes to eradicate the usage of communist iconography and Nazi symbology, including the swastika and the red star.
A recent find by archaeologists put the first north Asians in North America 30,000 years ago.
The weird thing is that they used weapons made of ivory – in Siberia.
There used to be wooly rhinoceroses up there, you know.
The main European influx came after 1492, but most know of the Vikings centuries earlier.
It’s interesting to actually read the sagas of Erik the Red.