Giovanni della Porta, the Renaissance scholar who encrypted messages inside eggs to fool the Inquisition

Giovanni Battista della Porta was born in November 1535 in Vico Equense, a municipality of the Kingdom of Naples that…

Eduard Bloch, the Jewish doctor whom Hitler helped to leave Germany in 1940

In March 1941 it had been about a year and a half since the outbreak of World War II, but…

10 historical characters who mysteriously disappeared

Every day people disappear somewhere in the world. It’s disturbing, but it’s a fact. It is not something that has…