Category - History

Top 10 Worst Floods of all Time

Over the centuries, natural disasters have largely been unavoidable. They are hard to predict, almost impossible to withstand, and the after-effects are devastating. Earthquakes, famines, volcanic eruptions – humans across the world have witnessed enough of these. Moreover, floods have also been a great cause of disaster...

Top 20 Things Italy is Famous For

It is said that Italy is a dream, and rightfully so. After all, the name itself has magic in it that makes you want to visit this Mediterranean country. Italians have been famous for their food, art, architecture, culture, and above all their passion. But that’s not all. There is so much more to Italy, that it is hard to put...

Top 10 Poets Who Romanticized Nature

Poetry steeped in the mesmerising elements of nature has a certain charm to it. This charm was what made nature one of the dominant themes in the poetry of the Romantic era. Numerous poets created their own unique metaphors and personifications for several aspects of nature but there were some who left a particularly notable mark...

10 Books on Indian Partition That You Must Read

India’s road to liberty from the British rule was a roller-coaster ride streaked with dreadful horror. Bloodstreams flew, and irrespective of the physical and psychological attributes, in freeing the once golden bird from the imperial clutches. India did get Independence but it brought consequences far more than the eyes could...

Top 10 Famous Noble Prize Winners

Over the centuries, mankind’s achievements and developments in a plethora of fields ranging from technology and medicine to economics and peace, have found their place in history as reminders of how the human race has gradually advanced. In the nineteenth century, as per the will of a Swedish scientist, Alfred Nobel, the...