Aztec Empire

Creepy details may identify Mollie Tibbetts' abductor

Aug 14, 2018<p>MONTEZUMA, Iowa - Lead investigators are describing unusual behaviors or changes that could identify the suspect who abducted or harmed …

Iowa

The Cat Who Loves Peaches

<i>Sunset Boulevard</i>: The Original Hollywood Exposé. For many viewers, the 1950 film was their first look at the sausage factories that make movies.<p>*<p>The …

Peaches

Relief | Aztec (?) | The Met

Date:15th–early 16th century<p>Geography:Mexico, Mesoamerica<p>Culture:Aztec (?)<p>Medium:Stone<p>Dimensions:Overall: 8 x 13 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. (20.32 x 34.29 x …

Art

Cortés and Montezuma

Caroline Dodds tells of how Hernán Cortés conquered Tenochtitlan and how he earned his fearsome reputation<p>Adorned with feathers and paint, the Aztec …

Ancient History

Iowa launches new website in search for missing student

MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — Investigators searching for a University of Iowa student who vanished last month are launching a new website to generate tips …

Iowa

10 Comic Characters Who Actually Stayed Dead

It’s a well documented fact that death in the comic book world is pretty much a revolving door, with characters kicking the bucket all the time, only …

Comic Books

Where is the Graveyard of Dead Gods?

August 13, 2018 by Ed Brayton<p>That is the opening line of HL Mencken’s brilliant essay Memorial Service. I reprinted it long ago on my old blog and …

Aztec Empire

Design Classic: The Nest Rest

Climb in and curl up...<p><i>Designers: Daniel Pouzet and Fred Frety for Dedon, 2012.</i><p><i>Details: Nestrest hanging lounger in Natural with cotton cushion,</i> …

Costa Rica

Exploring Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot in Arizona

About one and a half hours north of Phoenix are two national monuments that are well worth a day trip from the Phoenix area: Montezuma Castle …

National Parks

Airbnb Will Let You Stay Inside a Giant Snake

We’ve seen our fair share of unique Airbnb rentals, from insane tree houses to desert yurts. We have not seen a lot of giant reptiles you can sleep …

Food & Dining

Report: New Mexico school shooter visited ‘Neo-Nazi’ sites

A new report says a man accused of killing two students during a New Mexico school shooting visited "Neo-Nazi: websites and sought out people …

New Mexico

Relay #2 Review: Compelling Sci-Fi, at Any Level

Sci-fi books are coming pretty hard and fast, and it takes quite a bit to stand alone from the pack. <b>Zac Thompson</b>, <b>Andy Clark</b> and <b>José Villarrubia</b>‘s …

Comic Books

Catalog Page for PIA12531

<b>Original Caption Released with Image:</b><p>The Cassini spacecraft gazes at several albedo features on Saturn's largest moon, Titan.<p>Left to right are four …

Astronomy

Notable Chicago: 8/10–8/16

<b>Friday 8/10:</b> Women & Children First hosts the book launch party for Crystal Hana Kim’s <i>If You Leave Me</i>. 7 p.m., free.<b>Saturday 8/11:</b> Head to Volumes …

Extreme Sports

Ms. Rosa Montezuma (Miss Panama 2018) at the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples.

9 Aug 2018 - Statement by ms. Rosa Montezuma (Miss Panama 2018) at the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.

Indigenous Peoples

Friday Mollie Tibbetts police briefing postponed, again

Just Now<p>MONTEZUMA, Iowa - The press conference planned for today by law enforcement investigators to update the public and news media on the search …

Iowa

Switzerland - Land Of Milk And Money

Having lived and worked on four continents, I know of no other country that is more stereotyped than Switzerland: It is a maker of milk chocolate; it …

Business

Russian meddling on social media happens on both the right and left

Much of the attention paid to Russian interference in American political and civic life has focused on the Trump campaign. This ignores that the …

Social Media

How to Photograph a Meteor Shower

The Cat Who Loves Peaches. Ozzy doesn't eat them, he just enjoys surrounding himself with peaches.<p>*<p>How Much Would You Pay for Han Solo's Jacket or …

IPhone 7

Plan That Trip to Celebrate Día de Los Muertos in San Antonio

Alamo City goes big with this year's Day of the Dead festivities.

San Antonio

Your Next Airbnb Is a Psychedelic Mexican Snake House

Since you’re not going to be sleeping on the Great Wall, here’s another Airbnb with a twist. And it’s quite a serpentine twist.<p>Mexican architect …

Living Rooms

A 400-year-old Mesoamerican map of Spanish colonization is now online for all to see

The Codex Quetzalecatzin, a manuscript dating back to the late 1500s, sounds like an artifact from an <i>Indiana Jones</i> movie. Essentially an ancient map of an area including present-day Mexico City and Puebla, it was created during a period when both Spanish colonizers and indigenous people were using …

Mexico City

Sleep inside the belly of a snake in this Mexican Airbnb rental

The Aztec serpent god Quetzalcoatl has come to life in an extraordinary Airbnb rental just north of Mexico City.<p>El Nido de Quetzalcoatl (Quetzalcoatl’s Nest) is a one-of-a-kind rental that’s amassing rave reviews on Airbnb from guests who have been enchanted by its surreal beauty. Located far from …

Travel

New Comic Book Day: DC Comics pull list for August 8, 2018

<b>This week’s DC Comics pull list includes a brand new Sandman story from Nail Gaiman along with the start of Marc Andreyko’s run on Supergirl.</b><p>The …

DC Comics

Seated Male Figure | Aztec | The Met

<i>The Reopening of the Mexican and Central American Hall, February 25, 1944</i>. New York: American Museum of Natural History, 1944, pl. 8.<p>Pasztory, …

Art Museums

this psychedelic mexican snake house is probably the most surreal airbnb can get

<b>javier senosiain’s nido de quetzalcoatl (quetzalcoatl’s nest) is a surreal house north of mexico city in the shape of a snake – now available to rent</b> …

Architecture

Interview: Steve Orlando talks Wonder Woman #52

<b>Wonder Woman #52 features Diana Prince, Aztek and Artemis in a fight against Tezcatlipoca. Writer Steve Orlando breaks down the story and what’s</b> …

Wonder Woman

The Ultimate Rich Kids Were the Children of Famous Explorers

When Cristóbal Colón/Christopher Columbus happened upon the New World, ripe for exploitation, he became a very wealthy man, although most of the …

Puerto Rico

Cougars August 8-14 Homestand Preview

<b>Wednesday, August 8 vs. Peoria Chiefs (St. Louis Cardinals) - 6:30 PM (Gates open at 5:30 PM) - WBIG 1280 AM (6:15 PM)</b><p>• Half-Price Hump Day - …

Los Angeles

Meet the 5 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a country that has a great diversity of natural options to steal the breath of all nature lovers.Throughout its length, many are the …

Central America