The 450 year old Robot Monk

The Robot Monk

Visitors to the Smithsonian Museum can view King Philip the Second’s promise to God – in robot form. Faced with the imminent death of his son, the King of Spain promised God a tribute if his son became well again.

The King of South America

Simón Bolívar (1783–1830) may not have been the King of South America, but he came pretty damn close.

How less than 200 Spaniards could win against millions of Incas

In 1532, the Spaniard Francisco Pizarro (1471-1541) and his men contact with the Inca Empire. The Inca population during that time was estimated to be more than 17 million. Fast-forward only 1 year and Pizarro managed to kidnap Atahualpa (1502-1533), the Inca emperor. Pizarro promised to set him free, if he would fill several rooms with gold, silver and other …