ANCIENT MYSTERIES: LEGENDS AND EMPIRES is an objective and illuminating look at some of mankind's most enduring mysteries. Narrated by Leonard Nimoy, this award-winning series from HISTORY travels the world to explore and recreate the enigmas that continue to defy science and spark our imagination. This collection focuses on the myths, legends and the amazing lost civilisations of our collective history that are constant sources of inspiration for fantasy literature and movies - exposing what is known, what is imagined and what is pure speculation and myth.
Canadian folk band Timber Timbre announced their next release, "Sincerely, Future Pollution", earlier today through NPR. The album will be out April 7 and it is "heavily shaped by 2016's political upheaval". "Sewer Blues", the first single of the album, is "a dark take on the state of America".This will be Timber Timbre's first full length album after 2014's "Hot Dreams" and it will be released through City Slang Records.
Dan Cruickshank looks at the extravagant 19th-century castles and palaces of King Ludwig II of Bavaria, believing them to be the work of an architectural genius ahead of his time.
Ludwig II of Bavaria, more commonly known by his nicknames the Swan King or the Dream King, is a legendary figure - the handsome boy-king, loved by his people, betrayed by his cabinet and found dead in tragic and mysterious circumstances.