Among the pirates who have scoured the seven seas, Blackbeard stands as history’s most notorious. Said to have captured two ships more than twice the size of his own, Blackbeard’s conquests have been told and retold for nearly three centuries, captivating countless imaginations. Blackbeard photo by Flickr user Bruceclay For so long, Blackbeard’s epic has… Read More


As Mexico City extended it’s Metro system a further 25km, archaeologists were working in advance between October 2008 -August 2012. Among the burials, dwellings, statues and other exciting finds, something unique has come to light and captured the imagination of archaeologists and the public alike. Pierced Skull and A tzompantli,(skull rack) from Juan de Tovar’s… Read More