Today in Mexican history: the shortest presidency ever (1913)

I’ve been doing this blog for a while now, so it should be pretty clear that Mexican history is not my area. But some stories are too absurd to pass up. To wit, everybody meet Pedro Lascuráin: Pedro Lascuráin is, to my knowledge, not a household name in the US. He’s probably not even a… Continue reading Today in Mexican history: the shortest presidency ever (1913)

What’s up with all these sealed tomb chambers?

First it’s King Tut’s tomb that may be hiding the burial chamber of another Egyptian pharaoh, and now archaeologists may have found something similar beneath the ruins of the Great Temple in the former Aztec capital, Tenochtitlán: Archaeologists in Mexico have found a passageway and two sealed chambers beneath one of the largest temples of… Continue reading What’s up with all these sealed tomb chambers?