Archaic Greeks were well known for creating the first freestanding statuary; up until then, most carvings were constructed out of walls and pillars as reliefs. Kouros figures, statues of young, attractive male or female (kore) Greeks, made up the majority of the statues. The kouroi were considered by the Greeks to represent beauty and were sculpted… Read More


In 1588, Agrippa’s water-lifting creation captivated the attention and approval of Andrea Bacci but that turned out to be one of the final references of the mechanism. It might have come to be dated once the Villa Medici was enabled to obtain water from the Acqua Felice, the early modern aqueduct, in 1592. In reality it was perhaps merely ab… Read More


The area outside your home can be enhanced by adding a wall or a garden fountain to your landscaping or garden project. Any number of current designers and fountain artisans have found ideas in the fountains and water features of the past. As such, the effect of integrating one of these to your interior decor bridges it to past times. Among the man… Read More


In 1588, Agrippa’s water-lifting creation captivated the attention and approval of Andrea Bacci but that turned out to be one of the final references of the mechanism. It might have come to be dated once the Villa Medici was enabled to obtain water from the Acqua Felice, the early modern aqueduct, in 1592. In reality it was perhaps merely ab… Read More


Noted for its sophisticated cosmopolitan lifestyle, Hong Kong is an international trade, style, and culinary hub for Asia. Thailand’s biggest island, Phuket, is famed for its gorgeous natural beauty, beach life, and culture. Known as the “Queen of the Arabian Sea”, Cochin (or Kochi) in India’s Kerala state, features beauti… Read More