The Black Madonna of Częstochowa, Poland

The Black Madonna of Częstochowa is a holy icon of the Virgin Mary, that is both Poland’s holiest relic and one of the country’s national symbols. The origins of the icon and the date of its composition are still hotly contested among scholars. The difficulty in dating the icon stems from the fact that the…

Swiss Military GMT

GMT or Greenwich Mean Time used to be the standard on which all timezones were based. Nowadays GMT stands but for one timezone and has lost its original function to UTC or Coordinated Universal Time. Our diving watch GMT uses a special Swiss Made quartz movement that indicates a second time zone with a distinctive…