Shantanu Tilak Shantanu Tilak

Former Editor at GoUNESCO. Currently studying Educational Psychology at the Ohio State University. I'll be gone from February, please divert your queries to ajay@gounesco.com ! New contributors will be enlisted for the next round to add to our roster of experts and students of culture.

Port of Theodosius: A forgotten chapter in the history of shipbuilding

The sea contains innumerable, undiscovered living species. They also house material evidence that dates ...

Pavlopetri: The oldest submerged city

The architectural prowess of the Greeks is proven by the durability and elaborate nature ...

The Shiitake Mushroom- A History in Magic and Folklore

 In Chinese culture, the shiitake mushroom, known for its aphrodisiacal qualities, is a symbol ...

Let’s drop some Porgy: Rome’s hallucinogenic sea-critter

Terrence Mckenna, the psychonaut who widely advertised the use of magic mushrooms, proved their ...

A Photo Essay: Tracing the Spirit of Yoga

A form that originated purely for spiritual and bodily fitness purposes, has now evolved into ...

War Heritage: Modernist Art and the Nazi Movement

Hitler really hated Modernism, and tried to destroy the artistic output of this intellectual ...

30 years as World Heritage Site: The Giant’s Causeway

Geological structures can be gargantuan, and the Giant’s Causeway in Ireland is pretty much ...

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