Bacchus and Ariadne (1522–1523) is an oil painting by Titian based on the subject derived from the Roman poets Catullus and Ovid, about Ariadne, the daughter of Minos, the king of Crete.
Ariadne is mostly associated with mazes and labyrinths because of her involvement in the myths of the Minotaur and Theseus. Her father put
The imposing building of the General Post Office of Calcutta, situated on the western side of the Tank Square (Dalhousie Square), is considered by many as one of the conspicuous landmarks of the city.
The postal system was introduced in Calcutta by Warren Hastings in 1774 and the first Post Office
Sometimes we wish if there was a job where you just need to sleep to earn money life would be so comfortable...no hard work, no tension, no rush and no target. But whenever that thought comes in your mind you just laugh yourself and think it’s just an imagination. But
Adonis, an incredibly handsome young man, was the offspring of the incestuous union of King Cinyras of Paphos, in Cyprus, and his daughter Myrrha. Adonis was handsome and a good hunter. He believed that he is invincible and nothing can do any harm to him. He was young, but not
The Red Violin (Le Violon Rouge) is a 1998 Canadian film, directed by Francois Girard and written by him and actor-director Don McKellar. It tells us the story of a mysterious red-coloured violin, its various owners and spans three centuries and five countries. After premiering at the Venice Film Festival,
Since our childhood, we heard many mythological stories. But people say there’s a little bit truth in every mythological story. We heard of many mythological lost cities which exist in legends, imaginations but no one ever found them in real. Like the gold city of El Dorado or the submerged
The Kid (1921), the first feature film directed by Charles Chaplin, is considered as the first ‘Dramedy’, since the two genres were ever blended on a film. The storyline of the film is fairly simple. It is the story of a kid, left by his helpless unwed mother in a
The stories of serial killers are really interesting for all of us. There are also documentaries on them. These psychopaths have taken many lives but ever you wondered what motivated them to do such heinous crimes against humanity? The list of serial killers is enormous. But obviously, there are some
Beverley Gail Allitt, also known as the "Angel of Death”, was born on 4 October 1968 and grew up in the village of Corby Glen, near the town of Grantham. Her father, Richard, worked in an off-licence and her mother was a school cleaner. She had two sisters and a
In this human civilisation, if someone does any crime the person has to face the punishment. But how extreme it would be? If you looking back at the medieval age then the torture techniques of that time would give you goosebumps. The thought surely comes in your mind that today’s