In 1588, Agrippa’s water-lifting innovation captivated the attention and praise of Andrea Bacci but that turned out to be one of the very last references of the technology. Just years later, in 1592, the early contemporary Roman waterway, the Acqua Felice, was linked to the Medici’s villa, probably making the device outmoded. Although… Read More


Let’s not ignore the memorable honeymoon holiday that comes after the “I do’s”. These days more and more cruise lines and holiday resorts are catering to newlyweds by including special honeymoon deals with lots of romantic extras. Some of the first experiences honeymooners should share include a place to unwind and rejuven… Read More


There appears to be a special tour for every destination! Is walking better for you or would you want a bicycle to get about? Maybe you’re a wine connoisseur or a foodie. Do you enjoy the company of other people when you take a trip, or would you prefer to go it alone? Is your perfect getaway one adventure after the other? Or, are you more d… Read More


Even though the majority of sculptors were paid by the temples to embellish the detailed columns and archways with renderings of the gods, as the time period came to a close, it became more prevalent for sculptors to portray common people as well because plenty of Greeks had begun to think of their religion as superstitious rather than sacred. Port… Read More


From its housing vessel to other materials it comes in contact with, liquid in equilibrium applies force on every little thing it touches. These fall into two groupings, hydrostatic load or outside force. When pushing against a level wall, the fluid applies equal force at different points on the wall. When an subject is totally submersed in a liqui… Read More