REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 14:39

New Bond film gives ancient Italian town £10m boost

An ancient Italian town is set to receive a £10m boost after James Bond's vintage Aston Martin screeched around its narrow alleys for the next 007 movie....

New Bond film gives ancient Italian town £10m boost

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Italian officials ban McDonald's near ancient Roman monument Italian officials have barred McDonald's from building a restaurant near an ancient site in Rome, with some believing it would be disrespectful to serve burgers so close to archaeological wonders. ...
2019-08-01, 06:00

An ancient Turkish town could disappear underwater in weeks A historic Turkish town with thousands of residents is just weeks from destruction, after officials defied a decades-long campaign of opposition and pressed forward with plans to flood the region....
2019-08-27, 22:52

14,000-year-old Footprints in Italian Cave Reveal Ancient Human Behavior Evidence of crawling in an Italian cave system sheds new light on late Stone Age human behavior in groups, especially when exploring new grounds, says a study published today in eLife. The Discovery of Ancient Human Crawling The cave of Bàsura at Toirano and its human and animal fossil traces have b...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Civita di Bagnoregio - Italy’s Most Enchanting and Surreal Ancient Town Is Dying Civita di Bagnoregio is a small town located in Viterbo, a province in the central Italian region of Lazio. The town is situated about 120 kilometers (75 miles) to the north of Rome.  ...
2019-06-14, 23:52

When 007 met the Prince: Bond film set gets royal visit James Bond received a royal visit on Thursday when Britain's Prince Charles toured the set of the new 007 movie filming at Pinewood Studios outside London....
2019-06-20, 20:13

Valentina Cortese, Italian Film Actress, Dies at 96 Ms. Cortese, who starred in over 50 films, was perhaps best known for her role as a fading, tippling movie diva in François Truffaut’s “Day for Night.”...
2019-07-10, 15:13

Have the Ancient Origins of Scotland’s Loch Ness Monster Been Identified on Film? A Scottish filmmaker has published evidence of the “true nature and origins" of the 1450-year-old mystery of the Loch Ness Monster, which he discovered within a mysterious 7th century text. ...
2019-07-07, 22:39

Is the new James Bond film cursed – or just losing the plot? Explosions, injuries, rewrites … Bond 25 seems beset by crisis. The result of intense media scrutiny, or a sign that the series is struggling to find a new direction? The new Bond film is tearing the roof off – literally, it would seem. Reports emerged this week from Pinewood Studios that an explosi...
2019-06-07, 21:13

Is the 25th Bond film the most cursed production of all time? Grace Jones is the latest star to quit the disaster-hit new James Bond movie. Maybe it’s time to lay the franchise to restName: The Curse of Bond 25.Appearance: Disastrous. Continue reading......
2019-07-01, 21:26

No Time to Die: 25th James Bond film gets a title Latest 007 caper, directed by Beasts of No Nation’s Cary Fukunaga, is set to to be Daniel Craig’s last outing as the superspyIt has been revealed that the 25th James Bond film will be called No Time to Die.The news was announced via the franchise’s official Twitter feed and YouTube channel in a shor...
2019-08-20, 19:13

Italian film and opera director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96 - Franco Zeffirelli, the film and opera director acclaimed for movies such as "Romeo and Juliet" and opulent lyrical productions on the world's major stages, died on Saturday at the age of 96....
2019-06-15, 14:52

Bond bulls get a boost as trade tensions fan recession fears The global bond rally accelerated on Wednesday, sending 10-year U.S Treasury yields to 20-month lows, as investors fearful of the fallout from the Sino-U.S. trade war sold shares and scurried for the safety of German and U.S. government debt....
2019-05-29, 14:00

Aston Martin role in new James Bond film confirmed News 6 Jun, 2019 Amateur footage of a classic Aston Martin V8 Vantage has appeared on social media, confirming the car’s appearance in the new Bond film...
2019-06-06, 14:39

007 film must treat Bond girls properly, says Waller-Bridge Fast cars, martinis and Bond girls are core parts of the formula for 007 films, but one of those elements is set for a change in the latest adventure....
2019-06-01, 12:13

Hundreds evacuated near Lake Como after landslide triggered by heavy rain hits Italian town Italian firefighters say roughly 200 people have been evacuated from a northern Italian town after a landslide decimated the township, overturning cars in its wake....
2019-08-07, 18:26

Daniel Craig to have ankle surgery, 'Bond' film remains on schedule James Bond actor Daniel Craig will undergo ankle surgery after injuring himself while filming the spy franchise's latest installment, but the movie remains on schedule for an April 2020 release, producers said on Wednesday....
2019-05-23, 01:39

Aston Martin trio confirmed for roles in new James Bond film News 20 Jun, 2019 A trio of Aston Martin's, including the new Valhalla hypercar, will feature in the upcoming unnamed James Bond film...
2019-06-20, 21:13

Phoebe Waller-Bridge says it’s important that the new Bond film “treats women properly” Phoebe Waller-Bridge is on a hell of a well-deserved hot streak. The recently released second season of her Amazon series Fleabag is receiving rave reviews (even the jumpsuit she wore in the premiere has become a sensation), and she has also wrapped the second season of  Killing Eve as an executive ...
2019-06-01, 07:52

The title Daniel Craig's next James Bond film is finally revealed The next James Bond movie has Daniel Craig, for the fifth and possibly last time, along with a high-profile villain in Rami Malek.        ...
2019-08-21, 01:39

James Bond film set rocked by stunt explosion that injures one crew member The set of the 25th James Bond film starring Daniel Craig was hit by an explosion when a stunt went wrong, injuring one crew member.        ...
2019-06-05, 02:26

Phoebe Waller-Bridge: new Bond film must 'treat women properly' – even if he doesn't The Fleabag and Killing Eve writer has expanded on her role polishing the script for the 25th 007 film – which is rumoured to concern genetic engineeringNews of the recruitment of Phoebe Waller-Bridge to polish the script of the 25th James Bond film was met with relief from fans fretful about the fi...
2019-05-31, 17:52

Daniel Craig Seen Driving The Aston Martin Series II V8 Vantage For Next Bond Film The current 007, Daniel Craig was recently seen driving a classic Aston Martin Series II V8 Vantage for the upcoming James Bond. The film will also star the Aston Martin DB5 and the recently unveiled......
2019-07-02, 13:52

Bond film extra killed with fatal dose of chemsex drug, jury told Gerald Matovu accused of murdering Eric Michels in London after Grindr meet-upAn alleged fraudster met a Bond film actor on the dating app Grindr then killed him with a fatal dose of a chemsex drug, a court has heard.Gerald Matovu, 25, used a syringe to administer GHB to Eric Michels, 54, at his hom...
2019-05-22, 07:52

Daniel Craig's next James Bond film finally gets its official (and deadly) title The new James Bond movie has its returning hero in Daniel Craig, a villain (Oscar winner Rami Malek) and now finally a title: "No Time to Die."        ...
2019-08-21, 01:39

PRECIOUS-Gold slips as strong dollar, bond rally offset boost from growth woes Gold prices fell to one-week low on Thursday as bonds rallied and the dollar hovered near a two-year high, offsetting the support for bullion from an increasingly bitter Sino-U.S. trade dispute that rekindled doubts about global economic growth....
2019-05-30, 10:39

Report: Christoph Waltz Is Returning As Super-Baddie Blofeld in the Newest James Bond Film I must say, I do love a good supervillain. And Blofeld, the villainous rival of spy James Bond, is a great one. As played by Christoph Waltz, he’s a compelling force, and he’s returning in the newest Bond film. Read more......
2019-07-14, 18:26

Chinese movie-ticketing leader Maoyan says to boost film investment, Tencent partnership Maoyan Entertainment , China's leading movie-ticketing platform, said it would boost investment in the domestic film industry and deepen its partnership with Tencent Holdings Ltd , as it works to halt a downturn at cinemas....
2019-07-10, 06:39

Is 'Fredo' the Italian N-Word? I Asked the 3 Most Italian Women I Know for Answers Chris Cuomo, host of CNN’s Cuomo Prime Time and the network’s chief Italian-American correspondent, threatened to beat up a heckler during a heated exchange after the man called him “Fredo.” In a video that has gone viral, Cuomo says, “Only punkass bitches from the right call me Fredo. Fredo is fro...
2019-08-14, 06:52

Italian exit polls indicate Matteo Salvini’s right-wing populist League is leading Italian party in European election ROME (AP) — Italian exit polls indicate Matteo Salvini’s right-wing populist League is leading Italian party in European election. The post Italian exit polls indicate Matteo Salvini’s right-wing populist League is leading Italian party in European election appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-27, 00:13

James Bond Will Drive the New Aston Martin Valhalla in Bond 25: Report James Bond will reportedly ride eternal, shiny and chrome into the gates of Valhalla in Bond 25 in the new Aston Martin AM-RB 003—which has been officially renamed the Aston Martin Valhalla after the Viking legend of a warrior’s paradise....
2019-06-18, 21:39

Cancer Town: Rev William Barber visits town at heart of Guardian campaign – video The Guardian invited the civil rights leader to the community on the banks of the Mississippi River where the people face the highest risk of cancer due to airborne toxins in the United States. Lending his support to their struggle, he said: 'When you poison the air … it is a form of idolatry. It is...
2019-08-09, 17:52

Inside Joe Jonas' James Bond-Themed 30th Birthday Party With His Bond Girl Sophie Turner He's Jonas, Joe Jonas. The Jonas Brothers singer turned 30 on Thursday and celebrated with family and friends on Friday night at a James Bond-themed party at Cipriani Wall Street in......
2019-08-17, 20:13

Lashana Lynch as new Bond 007? Here's what we know so far ahead of Bond 25 Captain Marvel star Lashana Lynch is set to appear in the next James Bond film, in a moment that promises to have cinema-goers dropping their popcorn in shock....
2019-07-15, 17:26

Sophie Turner sports sexy Bond-girl gown for Joe Jonas' James Bond-themed 30th birthday Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner, ever the couple to throw an awesome party, celebrated the Jonas Brother's 30th birthday with a James Bond-themed bash.        ...
2019-08-19, 00:52

At Toronto International Film Festival, audiences to feast on a fall film omnibus North America's largest film festival – a red-carpeted collection of nearly all the fall's biggest movies – will begin Thursday.        ...
2019-09-06, 09:13

Bosnian-Dutch film wins top award at 25th Sarajevo Film Festival A Bosnian-Dutch film about a girl leaving the Netherlands and returning to her native Bosnia to visit the sick father she has never met was chosen on Thursday as the best movie at the Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF), celebrating its silver jubilee....
2019-08-23, 06:00

Nate Parker attempts comeback with new film at Venice Film Festival Nate Parker will debut his first film since a rape allegation from his past derailed his Nat Turner biopic "The Birth of a Nation."        ...
2019-08-08, 00:26

Star Wars: KOTOR film rumors, Sonic film delayed to fix its VFX How many more Star Wars films and TV series do we need? Our answer to that question became "at least one more" when we learned on late Thursday that a pretty juicy Lucasfilm project is in the works: the first-ever Knights of the Old Republic film. Buzzfeed News says the project is currently linked t...
2019-05-25, 00:13

Top world film makers to honor 25th Sarajevo film festival Some of the world's top film makers, including two-time Oscar-winning director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, will show their movies and hold master classes honoring the 25th Sarajevo film festival in August, the festival director said on Friday....
2019-07-31, 20:52

Terrence Malick film, 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' doc in Austin Film Festival's first wave of titles The Austin Film Festival announced its first wave of titles for the 2019 festival including Terrence Malick's "A Hidden Life," the "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" documentary and more world premieres....
2019-08-24, 06:00

Roman Polanski’s New Film Will Compete at Venice Film Festival The latest movie from the director, who fled the United States in 1978 while awaiting sentencing for statutory rape, deals with a famous miscarriage of justice, the Dreyfus affair....
2019-07-31, 19:26

Nate Parker to debut new film at Venice Film Festival Nate Parker’s attempted comeback will begin at the Venice Film Festival with the premiere of his first film since a rape allegation from Parker’s past derailed the release of his Nat Turner biopic “The Birth of a Nation.”...
2019-08-07, 16:39

Horror film director Johannes Roberts of 47 Meters Down fame is helming the Resident Evil film reboo Horror film director Johannes Roberts of 47 Meters Down fame is helming the Resident Evil film reboot. He says it will be “super scary” and will be “getting back to the roots of the game.” ...
2019-08-21, 12:13

'Joker' wins best film at Venice Film Festival The dark drama that details the transformation of one of Batman's most notorious villains got the top nod in Venice. Roman Polanski's "J'accuse" came in second, as organizers faced criticism for its inclusion....
2019-09-07, 22:13

James Bond is back: See Daniel Craig hit the gym in a boot after 'Bond 25' set injury Daniel Craig is back and training for his role as James Bond! The star sustained an ankle injury while attempting a stunt on the set last month.        ...
2019-06-17, 03:00

Cannes Film Festival awards top prize to 'Parasite,' the first Korean film to win Palme d'Or Bong Joon-ho’s raucous social satire “Parasite,” about a family of hustlers, won Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or, a first for a Korean film.        ...
2019-05-27, 23:39

BTS singer RM teams up with Lil Nas X for 'Old Town Road' remix: 'Seoul Town Road' RM from the South Korean boy band BTS and Lil Nas X dropped a new remix of the hit song "Old Town Road" to the surprise of fans.        ...
2019-07-31, 19:39

This is what ancient statues really looked like Artists in classical cultures such as Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece and Rome were known to paint with a variety of hues -- a practice known as polychromy (from Greek, meaning "many colors.") So why do we always think of antiquities as colorless?...
2019-08-01, 13:52

Some ancient crocodiles were vegetarians After a detailed analysis of ancient crocodile teeth, scientists concluded vegetarianism evolved among the distant cousins of modern crocodylians at least three different times....
2019-06-27, 21:13

Can You Name the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World? The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World are seven awe-inspiring monuments of classical antiquity that reflect the skill and ingenuity of their creators. The list, comprised by ancient Greek historians, covers only the monuments of the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern regions – the known world for the...
2019-07-02, 21:52

Beauty secrets of the ancient Egyptians The mysteries of the ancient Egyptians are vast, but their beauty tricks are no secret. Makeup might seem like a modern phenomenon -- one that has grown into a multi-billion-dollar industry -- but cosmetics were equally important to daily life in the ancient world. From the earliest era of the Egypt...
2019-06-03, 15:39

Ancient Mesopotamia and The Rise of Civilization In ancient times, Mesopotamia, meaning ‘land between two rivers’, was a vast region that lay between the Tigris and Euphrates river systems... ...
2019-07-08, 22:13

Ancient Egypt's enduring mysteries Like the legendary curse of the mummy, ancient Egypt refuses to stay buried in the past. Every so often it comes back to life -- in the 1920s with the discovery of King Tut's tomb; in the 1970s with the global tour of those golden masks; and most recently with a flurry of astonishing discoveries usi...
2019-08-14, 17:13

The Itinerary of Odysseus, an Ancient Treasure Map Did Homer’s Odyssey contain a secret code, that would guide the Greeks to gain complete control over the Black Sea and the North Atlantic and access to the riches of precious metals and other treasures? ...
2019-09-13, 20:52

Was Makhunik an Ancient Iranian Lilliput? In August 2005, a tiny mummified body was found in the ancient Persian village of Makhunik in what is now Iran. The discovery caused an international sensation when researchers reported that the remains belonged to an adolescent dwarf and that excavations of the ancient town revealed architecture th...
2019-08-18, 04:13

How Ancient Woodworkers Sculpted Civilization Humans have a remarkable relationship with trees. Trees not only provide the oxygen we need to breathe, but also wood in its rawest form.  ...
2019-05-24, 19:13

Why You Should Delete Your (Ancient) Foursquare Data Remember Foursquare? I used to use it (and the company’s other apps) to keep detailed, digital recordings of everywhere I went, which was the cool thing to do back in 2010. And while I don’t use Foursquare’s Android or iOS apps anymore, I’ve given the company a lot of information about me. Thankfull...
2019-08-27, 20:26

Jaguar Could Use Some Italian Help Times are not good at Jaguar. Sales are down. China is not the market that the bosses at Tata thought it would be, and the brand’s star designer is out after 20 years. But there is hope, and it comes from Italy....
2019-08-31, 21:39

NYC’s best new Italian restaurants Arrivederci, ramen and bibimbap — it’s celebrazione season for Italian food lovers. A half-dozen marvelous new and new-ish restaurants are re-energizing New Yorkers’ favorite cuisine. This fresh crop isn’t obsessed with red sauce or overworked Tuscan recipes. Instead, it reflects influences from up ...
2019-07-17, 02:26

France Returns Around 450 Ancient Relics To Pakistan France on Tuesday handed over to Pakistan nearly 450 ancient relics, some dating as far back as 4,000 BC, seized by French customs agents over a decade ago....
2019-07-03, 04:52

Ancient Origins of the Moon: Was it Once Part of Earth? The origin of the Moon has been a subject of research for many years and theories about its creation abound. Hypotheses vary from non-scientific proposals, such as that the Moon is a spaceship, to the currently favored idea that it was formed more than 4.5 billion years ago from a dense cloud of deb...
2019-06-14, 16:00

The Cosmic Scorpion Evident in Ancient Cultures Scorpions have inhabited the Earth for over 400 million years. They were one of the first seabed evolved creatures to climb out of oceans onto land. Although older than the dinosaurs and despite many species, there has been small change to their basic form over this vast time.  ...
2019-07-02, 06:00

Nine Parts of the Human Soul According to the Ancient Egyptians The idea of the human soul has fascinated humankind for thousands of years. Cultures around the world have sought to explain the soul or spirit in a wide and fascinating variety of ways. ...
2019-08-04, 00:13

Ancient DNA reveals Neanderthal migration and interbreeding DNA from 120,000-year-old bones sheds light on the ancestry of Neanderthals in Europe, revealing a remarkable 80,000 years of genetic continuity, interbreeding with a mystery hominin and migrations...
2019-06-27, 22:26

The Peloponnesian War: Intrigues and Conquests in Ancient Greece When speaking of ancient Greece, most of us tend to think of their sprawling city states, iconic classical culture, philosophers, and myths – and rightly so. ...
2019-08-05, 12:39

How Historians Can Now See Invisible Text on Ancient Manuscripts Historical documents considered lost to the ravages of time—like crumbling parchment thousands of years old or medieval manuscripts whose ink long ago faded away—are being given a new life thanks to a technology known as multispectral imaging. The sophisticated tech requires specialized training and...
2019-06-27, 20:00

| WATCH: This beer is brewed with ancient yeast! Scientists have brought ancient beer recipes back to life using the remnants of yeast found inside antique Egyptian vessels discovered in the Holy Land....
2019-05-23, 22:13

10 ancient ruins that track the calendar and heavens Researchers and travelers are paying more attention to archaeoastronomy sites, which operate like giant calendars to note the passing seasons.       ...
2019-06-28, 02:13

Ancient Alien-Like Heads Discovered in Croatia Archaeologists digging in Croatia have unearthed three ancient alien-like skeletons and two have  artificially elongated skulls. Since 12,000-years-ago in ancient China ...
2019-08-23, 20:26

Ancient Plants Revive After Being Trapped in Ice for 400 Years Scientists visiting Ellesmere Island in the Canadian Arctic discovered something remarkable and fascinating. Led by Catherine LaFarge, a geologist from the University of Alberta in Edmonton (Canada), they were exploring an area called the Sverdrup Pass, which until just recently had been covered by ...
2019-07-21, 18:26

Some ancient crocodiles were vegetarians, study finds Modern crocodiles have a reputation as ravenous beasts that crave flesh. While it’s certainly true that crocodiles today are more than happy to feast on fresh meat, it seems that some ancient crocs not only enjoyed leafy greens on a regular basis, but may have actually preferred a vegetarian diet. T...
2019-06-29, 00:52

Scientists use ancient yeasts to brew beer JERUSALEM — Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old. Archaeologists and microbiologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority and four Israeli universities tea...
2019-05-22, 21:00

When Children Came out to Play: Ancient Toys and Games The main halls and secured vaults of museums around the world are loaded with vast arrays of grotesque antique weapons, golden lined velvet robes, ceremonial swords and crowns, jewel encrusted scepters and other adult treasures and artifacts.  ...
2019-06-22, 06:39

Ancient Gold Hoards of the Celtic El Dorado The legendary lost city of gold, El Dorado, has drawn over 500 formal treasure recovery teams to South America over the last 500 years and over 3,000 people have been lost searching for ancient golden goblets and sun disks.   ...
2019-08-07, 21:26

Lost ancient palace appears in reservoir A 3,400-year-old palace has emerged from a reservoir in the Kurdistan region of Iraq after water levels dropped because of drought. The discovery should yield more light on the mysterious Mittani Empire....
2019-06-28, 20:52

8 of the Most Popular Animal Species in the Ancient World Animals far outnumber us on the planet. And while humans have domesticated some of them for work or food, others have been observed, admired, feared, and revered from afar.  ...
2019-07-21, 02:39

Some ancient crocodiles preferred salad over steak Modern crocodiles have a reputation as ravenous beasts that crave flesh. While it’s certainly true that crocodiles today are more than happy to feast on fresh meat, it seems that some ancient crocs not only enjoyed leafy greens on a regular basis, but may have actually preferred a vegetarian d...
2019-06-28, 05:26

Macedonians Restore an Ancient Church, With an Eye on the Future Long shrouded in scaffolding, the mysterious church of St. George stands as a monument to the conflicts that have dogged cultural politics in the country....
2019-07-16, 02:00

Could Ancient Greek Philosophy Help You Work Smarter and Better? The idea of “temperaments” or “humors” has been long debunked, but thinking in terms of broad personality types may actually help you get things done....
2019-06-28, 03:52

22 ancient amphoras found off Albanian coast TIRANA, Albania — A joint Albanian-American underwater archaeology project says it has found amphoras that are at least 2,500 years old off the Albanian coast, which might yield an ancient shipwreck. The research vessel Hercules of the RPM Nautical Foundation said Friday they had found 22 containers...
2019-07-12, 12:52

The Ancient Maya Apparition Who Showed the Way to Xunantunich The ancient Maya civilization was one of the most remarkable of all the many Mesoamerican cultures, not only because they wrote books and were lovers of chocolate, but also because many of their ruins and temples are still being discovered.  ...
2019-07-01, 03:13

Resurrecting the Ancient Israelites From the Valley of Dry Bones The Vision of the Valley of Dry Bones prophecy is one of the most powerful prophecies of the prophet Ezekiel. In this vision, Ezekiel finds himself in a valley full of dry human bones of Israelite origins. He is asked to revive them, bring them hope, and lead them to the land of Israel. ...
2019-06-18, 00:52

1,000-year-old mystery surrounds ancient city Shrouded in thick rainforest and centuries of mystery, the ancient Mayan city of Tikal is one of the greatest overlooked sites of antiquity in the West....
2019-06-07, 15:13

Old shell from S. Carolina beach ID’d as ancient oyster FOLLY BEACH, S.C. (AP) — An old shell found on a South Carolina beach four years ago has been identified as that of an ancient oyster never before found in the area. The Post and Courier reports that College of Charleston paleontologist Robert Boessenecker deemed the shell found by Ashby Gale to bel...
2019-06-05, 15:13

The Ancient Philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita, Song of God The Bhagavad Gita is one of the most important religious texts in Hinduism as well as one of the most seminal religious texts in the world, alongside the Bible, the Quran, the Torah and the Ramayana. ...
2019-08-18, 01:26

Rome bans McDonald's from ancient site McDonald's fast food outlets are ubiquitous sights around the world, but Italy's culture ministry has banned the chain from building yet another restaurant in the capital, Rome....
2019-07-31, 19:13

Country diary: this ancient yew should live forever Church Preen, Shropshire: The tree in the graveyard has been rejuvenating itself for centuries. But the law needs to do more to protect such living monumentsEvening sunlight reaches through the dark branches of the yew tree, animating sinuous shapes moving through its hulk like conjugal creatures. A...
2019-07-25, 07:00

Can Netflix’s ‘Blown Away’ make ancient glassblowing hot? Netflix is blasting this old-school art form back into the mainstream. The first season of its new competition series “Blown Away” dropped in full this month, and it’s got fans looking to get into glassblowing beyond the screen. “People stumble upon it one night when theyR...
2019-07-31, 17:39

Nine Notorious Demons that Terrorized the Ancient World Storytellers have been telling tales of ancient demons wreaking havoc on humanity since the beginning of time.  ...
2019-05-21, 16:00

The Sacred and Ancient Legacy of our Feathered Friends Although lions, tigers and other ferocious man-eaters were hunted and subsequently ritualized by shamans who attempted to internalize the energy of these different animals ...
2019-08-13, 03:39

Ancient Cataclysms: 9 Catastrophes That Rocked the World Ancient cultures around the world have passed down their tales of devastating natural disasters in oral traditions, folklore, historical accounts, pictorial representations, and through myths. Catastrophic natural phenomena like earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and floods are obviously nothing new, ...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Miners looking for gemstones find ancient sea monster instead Miners digging for gemstones found something entirely different last month; rather than uncovering the shiny and iridescent gemstone known as ammolite, they discovered the fossilized remains of an ancient sea monster....
2019-07-05, 17:52

Aquaculture may be the future of seafood, but its past is ancient Enlarge (credit: By Paul Hermans - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10766212) Fish farms play an important role in supplying the modern world’s massive demand for seafood—about half the fish we eat today comes from fish farms rather than being caught in the w...
2019-09-18, 00:13

These Italian towns will pay you $27,000 to move in When Italian villages began selling houses for $1, it seemed too good to be true. But the latest offer from Italy is enough to make even that deal look like a ripoff....
2019-09-12, 14:13

Pompeii: The Ancient Roman City Frozen in Time In the Campania region of Italy near the modern day city of Naples, there was once a prosperous Roman city - Pompeii. ...
2019-07-07, 06:13

NASA finds evidence of ancient lake on Mars NASA's Curiosity rover has made several discoveries since landing on Mars in August 2012. Now, it's discovered remnants what may be an ancient lake on the Red Planet....
2019-05-31, 21:39

Greek man arrested over online advert for ancient coins Police in central Greece have arrested a man suspected of dealing in illegally excavated antiquities who had allegedly placed an advert to sell ancient coins on a Greek website for second-hand items....
2019-06-07, 18:39

Climate Change Could Be Behind An 'Extraordinary' Ancient Plant Bloom in the UK Cycads are palm-tree like plants that dominated the Earth’s landscape some 280 million years ago when the continents were smashed up into Pangea. Back then, the planet was going through global warming due to increased carbon dioxide levels from natural processes, which allowed plants called cycads t...
2019-08-23, 03:13

Recent storm reveals ancient trees that are more than 4,500 years old A recent storm and low-tides have re-revealed these prehistoric trees which died over 4,500 years ago. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
2019-05-22, 20:52

DNA of First Settlers of Scandinavia Gleaned from Ancient Chewing Gums The first humans who settled in Scandinavia more than 10,000 years ago left their DNA behind in ancient chewing gums, which are masticated lumps made from birch bark pitch. This is shown in a new study conducted at Stockholm University and published in Communications Biology. There are few human bon...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Did ancient Mayan civilisation collapse because of a sudden drought? We have the best evidence yet that there was a prolonged drought at the time of the demise of the classic Mayan civilisation - and could explain why it collapsed...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Grave robbers missed these ancient Greek graves Grave robbers are usually a determined bunch, but for the past 3,400 years, unsavory burglars have managed to miss two ancient burial chambers just outside of Corinth, Greece, according to archaeologists who are now analyzing the tombs' Bronze Age skeletons and artifacts....
2019-08-14, 12:26

Fossilized Teeth Suggest Some Ancient Crocodiles Were Vegetarians Alligators and crocodiles are some of the scariest carnivores on Earth today, but new research suggests their ancient relatives developed a preference for plants.Read more......
2019-06-28, 19:00

Ancient DNA reveals that Jews' biblical rivals were from Greece Genetic sequencing of bones and teeth from ten Philistines who lived in what is now Israel 3200 years ago suggests a surge of migration from the Aegean at the time...
2019-07-04, 01:39

Egypt opens ancient pyramids for first time since 1960s CAIRO — Egypt on Saturday opened two of its oldest pyramids, located about 25 miles south of the capital Cairo, to visitors for the first time since 1965. Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anany told reporters that tourists were are now allowed to visit the Bent Pyramid and its satellite pyramid in the...
2019-07-15, 20:39

Global heating: ancient plants set to reproduce in UK after 60m years Cycad in Isle of Wight produces outdoor male and female cones for first time on recordAn exotic plant has produced male and female cones outdoors in Britain for what is believed to be the first time in 60m years. Botanists say the event is a sign of global heating.Two cycads (Cycas revoluta), a type...
2019-08-22, 15:39

Ancient Greek Physician Hippocrates and the Medical Revolution Classical Greece is considered by many to be the birthplace of modern Western civilization.  ...
2019-08-24, 16:00

Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints found at ancient site Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints have been found in bricks at an archaeological site in the United Arab Emirates. The fingerprints were found at the Hili 2 site in Abu Dhabi, which is part of the Al Ain UNESCO World Heritage Site. In a Facebook post, Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Touri...
2019-06-04, 23:26

The Ancient Admiration of Birds: Flamingos as Masterpieces of Art and Food In the ancient past, relationships between humans and animals were stricter than today and included the sphere of the imaginary and the sacred. ...
2019-06-27, 19:13

400-year-old wine found in ancient shipwreck goes up for auction Wine lovers will soon have the opportunity to purchase 400-year-old bottles recovered from an actual shipwreck. Two bottles of Shipwreck Wine, believed to be from a 14-bottle collection dating back to the late 17th century, are scheduled to be auctioned off on June 5th and 6th. Christie’s, a British...
2019-06-06, 01:39

Trump Can't Help but Try to Reignite an Ancient Feud With the Mayor of El Paso When president Donald Trump visited El Paso last week, he did more than simply force himself into ghoulish photo ops with a community still reeling from the August 3 mass shooting that left 22 people dead, he also made time to be an asshole to the city’s Republican mayor....
2019-08-16, 14:52

McDonald's banned from site near ancient Rome baths McDonald's fast food outlets are ubiquitous sights around the world, but Italy's culture ministry has banned the chain from building yet another restaurant in the capital, Rome....
2019-07-31, 20:13

Remnants of ancient planet just found in famous meteorite Though it was discovered in the Australian outback in the 1950s and studied since then, researchers have just found a surprising result buried inside the Wedderburn meteorite — remnants of an ancient planet....
2019-09-04, 00:39

How did the ancient Egyptians catch and mummify millions of ibises? Egyptians mummified millions of sacred ibises thousands of years ago. Analysing their DNA seems to show they were sourced from the wild rather than large farms...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Dirty Dark Secrets Behind Ancient Fairy Tales Presumed innocent, yet dirty dark secrets are imbedded in the bedtime stories told to children. Fairy tales are magical narratives that pervade the young minds of children so deeply, leaving imprints on their subconscious that can mold their every-day lives.  ...
2019-05-25, 03:26

Ancient Mayan city burned in 'act of total war,' scientists say The ancient Maya were involved in extremely violent warfare long before previously thought, according to new evidence that suggests a prosperous city was attacked and burned down at its peak....
2019-08-06, 00:00

Hunt for Vandals Who Defaced Ancient Rock Formation Authorities in the US state of Illinois are searching for two vandals who defaced a 450-million-year-old rock formation at Starved Rock State Park ...
2019-09-06, 17:39

Ancient crocodile cousins evolved vegetarianism at least three times During the dinosaur era, many crocodile-like reptiles ate plants rather than guzzling meat – suggesting it was once a common lifestyle for crocodiles...
2019-06-27, 22:26

Armillary Spheres: Following Celestial Objects in the Ancient World Armillary spheres, originally from ancient Greece, were vital instruments for astronomers to both demonstrate and track celestial bodies and their movements. ...
2019-05-30, 21:00

Some People Not Aware Of Ancient Indian Knowledge: HRD Minister Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has said that some people criticise him as they are not able to accept his highlights about ancient Indian inventions and knowledge....
2019-08-19, 08:52

11 Ancient Remedies that Effectively Treat Modern Ailments With innovations appearing in our lives seemingly every day it seems that new breakthroughs in science are the only ones we trust. New is always considered better. With this prevalent thinking those who espouse the wisdom of the ancients are ignored and perhaps even ridiculed – right up until the po...
2019-07-07, 00:26

Ancient Cult of the Brave Bear, Feared and Revered All across the far northern hemisphere bear folklore is widespread, and as far back as the Paleolithic period around 50,000 years ago archaeologists have discovered evidence of bear cults where the great beast was the lord of the animals ...
2019-09-02, 20:39

Interstellar dust from ancient supernova found on Earth Cosmic dust found in Antarctic snow was likely birthed in a distant supernova millions of years ago. The dust's interstellar journey eventually brought the material to Earth, where scientists discovered the ancient grains....
2019-08-16, 14:00

Nan Madol: The Mysterious Ancient Coral Reef City Nan Madol is the only ancient city ever built upon a coral reef.  It is comprised of a set of almost 100 stone and coral filled platforms atop artificial islands separated by narrow channels and enclosed by an outer seawall. Nan Madol includes the remains of stone palaces, temples, tombs and residen...
2019-05-24, 01:52

Birds in the Ancient World: Messengers of Omens and Auguries Translators regularly face the problem that the words and expressions of one language do not always translate exactly into those of another.  ...
2019-06-27, 19:13

Puma Punku: This Ancient Andean Site Keeps Everyone Guessing Puma Punku is a Pre-Columbian archaeological site in Bolivia that is steeped in wonder and mystery. The architecture found in the ruins astounds archaeologists and historians and has inspired advanced ancient civilization and ancient alien theories. Puma Punku (Pumapunku, Puma Puncu) which means “do...
2019-06-14, 23:52

Ancient lunar collision explains the moon's two faces The moon has two faces -- the smoother, Earth-facing side and the rougher side, the dark side of the moon, which is marred by thousands of craters. Now, scientists know why the moon's hemispheres are so different....
2019-05-21, 14:52

Ancient DNA is Revealing the Origins of Livestock Herding in Africa Visitors to East Africa are often amazed by massive herds of cattle with a gorgeous array of horn, hump and coat patterns. Pastoralism – a way of life centered around herding – is a central part of many Africans’ identity. ...
2019-05-31, 04:26

Experts Scramble to Study Ancient Fort Before It’s Lost to the Sea Archaeologists working on the 2,500-year-old Dinas Dinlle hill fort on the Gwynedd coastline in Wales are racing a climate change clock to uncover the site’s secrets before they are lost to the sea.  ...
2019-08-22, 06:39

Ancient skeleton of ‘brutally murdered’ man in Scotland may be a royal An ancient Scot who was subjected to a gruesome death 1,400 years ago might have actually been a royal, according to new research. The Pictish man with a smashed skull was found in a Scottish cave a few years ago but recent analysis has given more clues as to who he was and how he......
2019-07-24, 01:13

Astronomers find dozens of massive, ancient galaxies Astronomers have discovered an abundance of vast, ancient galaxies. Scientists spotted the galaxies in the distant universe using the combined power of several space observatories....
2019-08-08, 13:52

Keepers of the Sacred Flame from Ancient Rome to India The ability to ignite, maintain and control fire was a dramatic and powerful development in the habits of early humans and changed mankind’s quality of existence forever.  ...
2019-08-20, 20:52

Egypt Opens 2 Ancient Pyramids for the First Time Since 1965 CAIRO — Egypt is opening two of its earliest pyramids, located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) south of the capital Cairo, to visitors for the first time since 1965. Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anany also told reporters on Saturday that Egyptian archeologists have uncovered a collection of s...
2019-07-13, 19:26

Mysterious, ancient radio signals keep pelting Earth Sudden shrieks of radio waves from deep space keep slamming into radio telescopes on Earth, spattering those instruments' detectors with confusing data. And now, astronomers are using artificial intelligence to pinpoint the source of the shrieks, in the hope of explaining what's sending them to Eart...
2019-08-08, 19:52

Millennials revealing ancient Chinese tricks online In a small room in a West Beijing cultural center, magician Tian Xueming is working hard to deceive a group of university students from Macau that he has teleported three pearl-sized balls from one bowl to another....
2019-07-12, 19:52

Microsoft says mandatory password changing is “ancient and obsolete” (credit: ABC Photo Archives / Getty Images) Microsoft is finally catching on to a maxim that security experts have almost universally accepted for years: periodic password changes are likely to do more harm than good. In a largely overlooked post published late last month, Microsoft said it was re...
2019-06-04, 16:13

Italy bans McDonald’s near ancient Roman monument Italy’s Culture ministry announced the decision after the municipal administration loudly protested against the notion of serving burgers in the archaeological zone that hosts the 3rd century A.D. Baths of Caracalla....
2019-08-01, 18:13

Ancient Egyptian Yeast Is This Bread’s Secret Ingredient A self-professed “bread nerd” extracted yeast from 4,000-year-old artifacts to make a loaf of sourdough. “The aroma and flavor are incredible,” he said....
2019-08-09, 18:52

Ancient Continent Discovered Hiding Beneath Europe A mega-continent has been discovered that slid beneath Europe hundreds of millions of years ago. ...
2019-09-12, 21:26

The Maasai Legend Behind Ancient Hominin Footprints in Tanzania In 1976 paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey and other scientists reported that they’d found ancient hominin footprints at a site in Laetoli, northeastern Tanzania.  ...
2019-07-01, 20:26

Ancient Egyptians built this 4-towered fortress more than 2,600 years ago Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered the ruins of an ancient fortress dating to the 26th Dynasty, the last dynasty in which native Egyptians ruled before the Persians conquered the country in 525 B.C., according to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities....
2019-05-22, 14:52

Were These Ancient Egyptian Mummies Chemical Or Natural Blondes? Egyptian noblewoman Tjuyu and her husband Yuya were important figures in Amenhotep III’s court and she is believed to have died in 1375 BC. Most widely known as being the great-grandmother of legendary pharaoh Tutankhamun, ...
2019-06-18, 00:52

France returns stolen ancient artifacts to Pakistan France returned more than 400 stolen artifacts to the government of Pakistan on Tuesday, including ancient busts, vases, urns and goblets, some dating to the second and third millennia B.C....
2019-07-02, 20:52

Investigators Say a Ring Smuggled $145 Million in Ancient Artifacts It focused on treasures from six separate countries, and was led by Subhash Kapoor, one of the world’s largest antiquities smugglers, a criminal complaint says....
2019-07-11, 06:13

Dig in! Archaeologists serve up ancient menus for modern tables Porridge, loaves and sauces Egyptians and Romans consumed have become today’s cookbook crazeDuring a 1954 BBC documentary about Tollund Man, the mysterious body of a hanged man discovered in a peat bog in Denmark, the noted archaeologist Sir Mortimer Wheeler ate a reconstruction of the 2,000-year-ol...
2019-08-12, 01:39

Ancient asteroid crater found off the coast of Scotland The spot where an ancient asteroid hit the United Kingdom some 1.2 billion years ago has been tracked to a location under the sea between mainland Scotland and the Western Isles. ...
2019-06-10, 23:13

Remnants of ancient planet found in famous meteorite Though it was discovered in the Australian outback in the 1950s and has been studied often since then, researchers only just recently found a surprising result buried inside the Wedderburn meteorite — remnants of an ancient planet and a new mineral not seen in nature. The 7-ounce red and black meteo...
2019-09-03, 21:26

Biblical bad guys the ancient Philistines came from Europe, DNA shows The ancient Philistines, the Biblical villains whose origins have puzzled scholars for decades, came to the Middle East from southern Europe more than 3,000 years ago, new DNA testing has shown....
2019-07-03, 23:26

Kuelap, Peru - Ancient Fortress of the Cloud Warriors Built by the Chachapoyas, the fortified citadel of Kuelap was home to the Warriors of the Cloud in Peru before they were conquered by invaders. Massive stone walls and hundreds of ruins stand as a reminder of a formidable culture lost to history. The impressive nature of the Kuelap ruins explains wh...
2019-07-08, 22:13

Ancient footprints show Neanderthals may have been taller than thought The biggest collection of Neanderthal footprints yet discovered offers a window on their social structure, and shows that their group was filled with children...
2019-09-10, 02:26

Ancient asteroid crater located off coast of Scotland Space object about a mile wide believed to have crashed into Earth around 1.2bn years agoThe location of an ancient impact crater made by the biggest asteroid ever to hit Britain has been traced to a spot under the sea between mainland Scotland and the Outer Hebrides.Researchers at Oxford and Aberde...
2019-06-10, 04:52

Mussolini’s Quincussis: Was the Ancient Roman Coin a Fake? Scientists are perplexed at the origins and provenance of two very ancient and unusual Roman coins that turned up like a bad penny in the 20th century. ...
2019-07-09, 06:52

AOC worried that melting glaciers could release ancient diseases ​Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who proposed “Green New Deal” climate change legislation, warned that melting glaciers could release ancient diseases that the modern world is incapable of handling. The first-term Democrat from New York said she woke up while on vacation at 3:30 in the mo...
2019-08-29, 19:13

Ancient fossil offers clues as to when mammals learned how to eat We humans tend to take our ability to chew and swallow for granted, but as mammals we actually have a pretty complicated system of bones and muscles helping us tackle our pizza slices and steaks. Determining when mammals developed their unique style of eating has been a topic of discussion among sci...
2019-07-21, 21:13

Ancient Tech Preserved Dead Sea Temple Scroll Among the thousands of pieces of parchment found in caves near the Dead Sea, one scroll was unique among the rest. ...
2019-09-10, 06:00

Show me the mummy: the undying allure of ancient Egypt Paris’s Tutankhamun exhibition is a record-breaking hit – but scarabs, pharaohs and man-eating monsters have been thrilling us for centuries Paris’s current mania for Tutankhamun should come as no surprise. The Grande Halle de la Villette exhibition of 150 objects found in the tomb of the ancient Eg...
2019-09-05, 05:26

What's Going on With the Bond Market? “The Bond Market is Screaming.” “The Bond Market Smells Big Trouble. Here’s Where to Hide.” Every time you turn around, there’s another headline that sounds just like this, because the bond yields have been going down at an angle akin to the pitch of Splash Mountain. And at the same time, it’s getti...
2019-08-14, 19:13

You can get paid $27,000 to live in the Italian countryside Author Frances Mayes reportedly purchased Bramasole, the villa that inspired the book “Under the Tuscan Sun,” for $140,000 — not to mention many more thousands in renovation costs. But why pay for a home when you could get paid to live in one instead? If your dream is to buy and renovate...
2019-09-11, 21:26

Italian railways plans to bid for $20 bln U.S. contract Italian railway group Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) plans to bid for a contract in the United States with an overall value of $20 billion, Chief Executive Gianfranco Battisti said on Saturday....
2019-09-07, 18:39

Italian GP set to continue at Monza to 2024 The Italian Grand Prix is set to continue at the famed Monza circuit after race organizers reached an agreement in principle with Formula One owner Liberty Media for a new five-year deal        ...
2019-05-21, 16:26

Italian motorcyclists die, run over by truck in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two men from Italy crashed their motorcycles on a Florida highway and were fatally run over by a semitrailer. A Florida Highway Patrol news release says Bruno Dicosimo and Francesco Vitagliano crashed their bikes Thursday morning on Interstate 75 near Ocala. FHP sa...
2019-06-14, 15:13

Italian Prime Minister says he must resign Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told the Italian Senate that he will resign as he launched a scathing attack on the right-wing Interior Minister Matteo Salvini who was sat beside him....
2019-08-21, 04:39

Italian PM responds to call for new elections Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has called on the leader of the far-right League Party Matteo Salvini to explain to the Italian people why he is seeking to bring down the coalition government by calling for new elections....
2019-08-09, 05:39

EU should charter migrant flights, says Italian FM Italy's foreign minister has called for recent problems posed by mass migration to be solved within a European framework. Italy has borne the brunt of a huge influx of migrants to Europe that erupted in 2015....
2019-07-14, 12:13

Italian populists approve new government The Five Star Movement has let a small group of party members vote online whether they back a proposed coalition deal with the center-left Democratic Party. They agreed by an overwhelming margin to support the plan....
2019-09-04, 06:39

Ancient Ancestors Made A Large and Deliberate Migration to Australia The size of the first population of people needed to arrive, survive, and thrive in what is now Australia is revealed in two studies published on June 17. ...
2019-06-18, 23:26

A 2,000-year-old stylus makes a point about ancient Roman humor Enlarge / The text is inscribed on all four sides of the stylus. (credit: Museum of London Archaeology) "I have come from the City. I bring you a welcome gift with a sharp point that you may remember me,” reads the Latin inscription on the 2,000-year-old iron stylus. “I ask, if fortune allowed, th...
2019-07-31, 20:26

In Landmark Discovery, Skull Of Ancient Human Ancestor Unearthed Scientists on Wednesday announced the landmark discovery in Ethiopia of a nearly complete skull of an early human ancestor that lived 3.8 million years ago, a species boasting an intriguing mixture of......
2019-08-29, 01:39

Ancient meteor strike may have triggered mega-tsunami on Mars Researchers may have located the site of an ancient meteor strike that flooded Mars with a mega-tsunami. This could provide insight life on Mars.       ...
2019-08-05, 23:39

NASA’s Curiosity just stumbled upon evidence of an ancient Martian lake NASA’s Curiosity rover is providing critical insights into what Mars may have been like long ago, and one of its latest discoveries helps support the idea that the Red Planet was one very blue. Scientists believe that Mars was once a fairly wet place and, just like here on Earth, we can find e...
2019-05-31, 01:52

Giant wolf’s head found in permafrost may have been cut off by ancient hunters Scientists are investigating whether a giant, 40,000-year-old wolf’s head found perfectly preserved beneath Siberian permafrost could have been chopped off by hunters. The severed head was found above the Arctic Circle by local man Pavel Efimov a year ago but was only announced by researchers studyi...
2019-06-18, 20:00

An ancient Mars crater likely spawned a devastating mega-tsunami The Mars we know today is dry, dusty, and (probably) devoid of life, but that wasn’t always the case. Scientists believe Mars was once a wet world, with vast oceans that may have or may not have supported life. Now, a new study suggests that if there was any life hanging out on the Red Planet ...
2019-08-05, 20:13

Ancient Peruvian engineering could help solve modern water shortages Enlarge / Diversion canals channel water into earth-bottomed infiltration canals like this one, where water can begin to soak into the ground on its way to a pond or basin. (credit: Musuq Briceño, CONDESAN, 2012.) Rain seldom falls on the desert lowlands of coastal Peru, so people in the area have...
2019-06-27, 18:39

Who Were the Mysterious Neolithic People That Enabled the Rise of Ancient Egypt? To many, ancient Egypt is synonymous with the pharaohs and pyramids of the Dynastic period starting about 3,100 BC. ...
2019-08-03, 08:13

Futhark: Mysterious Ancient Runic Alphabet of Northern Europe Runes are the characters of the earliest written alphabet used by the Germanic peoples of Europe called Futhark. The runic alphabet was used within Germanic languages but primarily in Nordic countries. The word rune comes from the Norse rún which means mystery or secret. Little is known about the or...
2019-08-30, 10:52

Mysterious ancient ‘rock columns’ 2,500 years older than Stonehenge Archaeologists are finally teaming up to solve the mystery surrounding a prehistoric megalith site in Armenia known as the “Armenian Stonehenge”. Bnorran Historic-Cultural NGO and the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography will be working together despite their differences of opinion o...
2019-08-01, 02:39

Ancient Roman ‘pen’ with inscribed joke unearthed in London archaeological dig The inscription on the Roman Empire-era stylus essentially reads, "I went to Rome and all I got you was this pen," according to the researchers who translated it....
2019-08-02, 01:26

Ancient Mars was warm and rainy enough to support life, study says It's long been established that Mars once had water on its surface. But a new study suggests that between 3 and 4 billion years ago, the Red Planet was warm and wet enough to have massive rainstorms and flowing water, an environment that may have supported life....
2019-08-28, 05:00

In watershed discovery, skull of ancient human ancestor unearthed Scientists on Wednesday announced the landmark discovery in Ethiopia of a nearly complete skull of an early human ancestor that lived 3.8 million years ago, a species boasting an intriguing mixture of apelike and humanlike characteristics....
2019-08-28, 22:26

Cosmic Oceans: The Primordial Waters of Ancient Creation Myths Almost without exception, mythological and folkloric traditions around the ancient world were concerned with the matter of deep time and the earth’s creation.  ...
2019-07-31, 17:39

Is Zeus To Join Stellar Crowd At Ancient City In Turkey? A temple has been discovered by archaeological excavators in the ancient city of Priene in Turkey. The Ionian ruins of Priene are located within the borders of the modern village Güllübahçe, 9.3 miles ...
2019-08-28, 04:39

9 Ancient Physicians and Legendary Healers that Changed Medicine Forever Most people have heard of the eminent physician Hippocrates and his famous oath. But far fewer know of Shennong, Avicenna, and Andreas Vesalius – some of the lesser-known figures to have transformed the face of ancient medicine. ...
2019-08-03, 20:26

One of the World’s Most Ancient Cities Experienced Surprisingly Modern Problems New archaeological evidence suggests the inhabitants of Çatalhöyük, an ancient city founded over 9,000 years ago in what is now Turkey, were subject to many urban problems we’re familiar with today, including overcrowding, interpersonal violence, and sanitation issues. Read more......
2019-06-19, 00:52

Huarmey Queen: Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous in Ancient Peru The Huarmey Queen is the name given to the 1200-year-old remains of a Wari woman found in a rich tomb in Peru. She has been a subject of interest since her lavish mausoleum was discovered six years ago. Her skeleton and grave goods have provided details on her appearance, lifestyle, health issues, a...
2019-08-16, 16:26

Ancient Pyramid Cities of Peru: A Catalogue of Swift Decline From 2600 BC to 1533, the legacy of the Peruvian region has revealed no end of epic tales of power, growth, unification, and demise.  ...
2019-08-14, 03:13

Ancient Egyptians feasted on sweet watermelons at least 3500 years ago DNA analysis has revealed that leaves found on an ancient Egyptian mummy came from a domesticated watermelon with sweet, red flesh just like modern varieties...
2019-05-21, 19:52

Ancient gene mutation could protect against diabetes, study finds Mutant form linked to rise of cooking helps about half of humans keep blood sugar lowerAn ancient mutation that spread through humans after the advent of cooking may protect people against high blood sugar and diabetes today, scientists have said.Researchers at University College London (UCL) discov...
2019-06-04, 10:52

Restored Ancient Tombs in Khonsu Temple Opening in Luxor Four ancient Egyptian chapels and two temple tombs are to be opened up to visitors in the Khonsu Temple at Karnak, in Luxor. ...
2019-09-11, 20:39

Ancient 3,400-year-old palace discovered after drought reveals ruins The incredible ruins of an ancient palace in Iraqi Kurdistan have emerged from the waters of the Tigris River. A team of German and Kurdish archaeologists reports that, in fall 2018, receding waters in the Mosul Dam reservoir unexpectedly revealed the remains in the ancient city, Kemune. The Bronze ...
2019-07-02, 20:26

A Quarry Is Actually A 3D Map Of The Ancient Egyptian Underworld, Suggests Polish Scientist Ancient Egyptians are well known for their creation of vast architectural structures which penetrate the skies and each one required a thorough understanding of the universal dynamics of breadth, width, and height. ...
2019-07-02, 17:00

Ancient saber-toothed cats could crush a skull with their teeth If you were transported back in time some 100,000 years there’s a good chance you’d run into any number of creatures that could rapidly end your life. One of those species was the saber-toothed cat, and while we may never know how aggressive the big felines would have been towards a huma...
2019-06-04, 06:26

New Breakthrough Means We Can Finally Detect the Color Red in Ancient Fossils Some 3 million years ago, a tiny mouse featuring reddish fur on its back and a white belly scurried across the landscape of what is now Germany. We know this thanks to a remarkable new breakthrough in which reddish color pigment was detected in an ancient fossil—a scientific first.Read more......
2019-05-22, 03:39

2 ancient, intact chamber tombs unearthed in southern Greece The ministry said Sunday that the newly found tombs include two full burials and bones from 14 individuals whose remains had been transferred from other tombs....
2019-08-12, 02:52

French Wine With a Hint of Rome Revealed By Ancient Grape DNA Seeds of grapes used in the production of wine, found in archaeological sites across Europe, have been genetically tested and tell a story of continuity from ancient Rome until this very day.  ...
2019-06-12, 09:52

Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old....
2019-05-22, 17:13

Ancient humans thrived in rainforests by hunting monkeys and squirrels Rainforest species are usually too difficult for people to catch – but for 45,000 years, humans in Sri Lanka survived by hunting squirrels and monkeys...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Why Are There 365 Days in a Year? Organizing Dates with an Ancient Egyptian Calendar The calendar is one of mankind’s most important inventions. Calendars allowed societies to organize time for religious, social, economic, and administrative purposes. The calendar, or rather, two sets of calendars, were invented by the ancient Egyptians. One was the first with 365 days in a year. ...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Maat: Ancient Egyptian Goddess of Truth, Justice and Morality Maat, also known as Ma’at or Mayet, was a female goddess in the ancient Egyptian religion who represented truth, justice, balance and morality.  The daughter of the Egyptian sun deity Ra and wife of the moon god Thoth, she served a kind of spirit of justice to the Egyptians.  She decided whether a p...
2019-06-09, 17:13

25 Ancient Gold-Filled Warrior Tombs Discovered in Spain Archaeologists excavating in Spain have discovered 25 tombs of suspected warrior aristocrats containing hoards of artifacts and gold.  ...
2019-08-16, 16:26

Ancient cave bears were pushed to extinction by humans, not climate Cave bears no longer exist. They went extinct tens of thousands of years ago, and all we have left of the massive ancient creatures are fossils. Figuring exactly why they disappeared has proven to be a significant challenge for researchers, with some believing that a changing climate ultimately doom...
2019-08-17, 10:13

Secretive new frog species from ancient lineage discovered in India A new species of frog discovered on the forest floor in India’s Western Ghat mountain range is the only member of an ancient lineage stretching back millions of years...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Ancient Capitolium Temple in Brescia Pleased the Roman Gods Because Italy is so rich in archaeological and historical sites, visitors often do not have the time to visit as many as they wish. One site which should not be missed is the remarkable Capitolium of Brescia ...
2019-09-17, 00:52

Ancient Siberia was home to previously unknown humans, say scientists DNA analysis reveals hardy group genetically distinct from Eurasians and East AsiansIt was cold, remote and involved picking fights with woolly mammoths – but it seems ancient Siberia 30,000 years ago was home to a hardy and previously unknown group of humans. Scientists say the discovery could help...
2019-06-05, 20:52

Fendi stages ethereal tribute to Lagerfeld in ancient Rome Fendi paid tribute Thursday to the late Karl Lagerfeld with an ethereal haute couture show overlooking the monumental Rome Colosseum from atop Palatine Hill...
2019-07-05, 02:26

Boy finds ancient woolly mammoth tooth in Amish country A 12-year-old boy visiting Ohio’s Amish Country may be one of the youngest archaeologists in history. Jackson Hepner was staying at The Inn at Honey Run in Millersburg, Ohio, with his family last month when he stumbled upon a rare remnant of the ice age, a woolly mammoth tooth, Fox 8 reported....
2019-08-15, 00:52

The Curious Phaistos Disc – Ancient Mystery or Clever Hoax? In 1908 an Italian archaeologist ventured into the ruins of Phaistos, an ancient Minoan palace on the south coast of Crete. In an underground temple depository, among burnt bones, dust, and ashes, he found a remarkably intact golden-hued disc. The discovery is known as one of the most famous mysteri...
2019-06-05, 18:13

The Philosopher-King of Ancient Rome: Marcus Aurelius' Imperium Marcus Aurelius is famed for various accomplishments—his title as the last of the Five Good Emperors; his extensive study of and literary accomplishments in the field of Stoicism; and, last but not least, defeating numerous longstanding enemies of the Roman Empires: the Parthians, the Marcomanni and...
2019-09-14, 11:52

Israel unveils ancient road ‘where Jesus walked’ to temple Israel officially opened a stairway, known as "Pilgrim's Road," that Jesus is believed to have walked on in ancient Jerusalem as another place for Judeo-Christian visitors to see in the Holy Land....
2019-07-04, 14:39

Ancient saber-toothed cats could crush skulls with their teeth If you were transported back in time some 100,000 years there’s a good chance you’d run into any number of creatures that could rapidly end your life. One of those species was the saber-toothed cat and while we may never know how aggressive the big felines would have been towards a human, new resear...
2019-06-04, 23:26

Signs of ritual pot smoking found in ancient Chinese graves WASHINGTON (AP) — Archaeologists have unearthed the earliest direct evidence of people smoking marijuana from a 2,500-year-old graveyard in western China. The evidence comes from 10 wooden bowls found in a complex of lofty tombs situated among the Pamir Mountains. Using new techniques for chemical a...
2019-06-12, 20:52

Ancient space collision caused mysterious Moon 'anomaly' There are two distinct sides (or faces) of the Moon: one is largely marked with craters, while the other is chock full of open basins. Now, a new study suggests that an ancient celestial body is the cause of this mysterious "anomaly."...
2019-05-22, 18:52

Ancient seabed buried deep in Earth can create diamonds Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but where exactly do they come from? Small amounts of salt trapped inside diamonds show the precious stones are produced from ancient seabeds that were buried deep within Earth’s crust, according to new research from a team of scientists in Australia. R...
2019-06-01, 00:26

Ancient tropical plants produce cones in UK for first time on record A tropical plant has produced male and female cones outdoors in the UK for the first time in 60 million years, in an event that botanists say is a clear indication of climate change....
2019-08-23, 17:00

Ancient ale! Belgium monks unearth beer recipe over 2 centuries old! Belgium Monks have unearthed a beer recipe that hasn’t been made in over 2 centuries! Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
2019-05-23, 20:52

Prehistoric city offers glimpse of ancient living near Jerusalem A huge prehistoric settlement discovered near Jerusalem by Israeli archaeologists offers new insight into how civilizations developed around the end of the Stone Age....
2019-07-16, 15:00

Ancient Britons had giant worms in their kidneys, study shows Ancient Britons should have cooked their fish more. A recent study from the University of Cambridge revealed that Bronze-Age Brits had worms in their kidneys measuring over three feet in length. Researchers believe that the people caught the deadly worms (along with a host of other parasites) by eat...
2019-08-24, 02:26

Hi-Tech Levitation Devices Used To “Float” Ancient Egyptian Sphinx In 1913, archaeologists working with the Egyptian Antiquities Service, the Egypt Exploration Fund and the British School of Archaeology, excavated an enormous red-granite sphinx representing the divine power of pharaoh Ramses II from the Temple of the God Ptah at Memphis, Egypt and sailed it to the ...
2019-06-15, 02:00

Ancient flood shows some dinosaurs nested in colonies like birds We’ve long suspected that some dinosaurs nested in colonies like birds do, and now an exceptional fossil site has given us the strongest evidence that they did...
2019-07-16, 19:39

Earliest Writing System May Have Been Developed by Ancient Metalworkers 6,000 Years Ago An Israeli academic has claimed to have found the earliest writing in the world. He claims that a proto-writing system was developed by ancient metalworkers over 6,000 years ago in the southern Levant. ...
2019-08-06, 00:52

Border agents seize ancient Egyptian mummy linen US Customs and Border Protection officers in Michigan seized five jars of ancient Egyptian mummy linen coming illegally through the northern border last month. Inspection of a shipment on a Canadian mail truck in Marysville, Michigan, on May 25 revealed the illegal antiquities, believed to be from b...
2019-06-27, 20:39

NASA’s Curiosity found evidence of an ancient Martian lake NASA’s Curiosity rover is providing critical insights into what Mars may have been like long ago, and one of its latest discoveries helps support the idea that the Red Planet was once very blue. Scientists believe that Mars was once a fairly wet place and, just like here on Earth, we can find eviden...
2019-06-01, 01:39

Neuroimaging and Ancient Engravings Allow Experts to Understand Prehistoric Thinking Researchers in France have used neuroimaging to monitor the impact of prehistoric engravings on modern human brains. ...
2019-07-15, 21:26

Surprise Discovery Reveals Ancient City of Troy is 5,500 Years Old The city of Troy has fascinated people for millennia. Once thought to be purely mythological, the lost city emerged as a real place in history when it was discovered in Turkey by Heinrich Schliemann in the 1870s. ...
2019-08-25, 00:00

Astronomers Uncover Ancient Treasure Trove of Massive Galaxies Astronomers have spotted a puzzling population of enormous galaxies in the far distance that will be crucial targets for upcoming telescopes. Read more......
2019-08-07, 20:26

Researchers Brew Biblical Beer Using Yeast From Ancient Pottery A multidisciplinary team in Israel believe that they have brewed ancient beers similar to those once drunk by Biblical characters such as David and Goliath.  ...
2019-05-23, 04:13

Ancient bones should rewrite history but not the present | Kenan Malik Homo sapiens might well have been living in Europe 210,000 years ago, but it’s not relevant to contemporary debates about raceIn 1978, two skulls were discovered in a cave called Apidima in southern Greece. Both, it was thought, were Neanderthal. Now, a new study using 3D computer reconstructions ha...
2019-07-14, 12:52

Ancient Chinese Earthquake Detector Invented 2,000 Years Ago Really Worked! Although we still cannot accurately predict earthquakes, we have come a long way in detecting, recording, and measuring seismic shocks. Many don’t realise that this process began nearly 2000 years ago, with the invention of the first seismoscope in 132 AD by a Chinese inventor called Zhang (‘Chang’)...
2019-09-10, 06:00

Ancient Artists Left Signs For us to Decode. Did they Witness UFOs? Did ancient artists leave us clear signs of otherworldly interference in our lives and in our culture? ...
2019-09-10, 06:00

DNA from mummy's tomb reveals ancient Egyptian origins of watermelon Painted watermelons adorn the walls of several ancient Egyptian tombs, and now DNA analysis has revealed what their flesh would have looked and tasted like...
2019-05-22, 14:26

|FormerPrasabossaccusedofselling42kmofrailwaylinehedidn’town Former acting CEO of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa), Mthuthuzeli Swartz and another accused Syed Nadhir Mohiudeen are facing charges of outlandish fraud allegedly involving the sale of a large chunk of Eastern Cape railway line that was not Swartz’s nor Mohiudeen’s to sell....
2019-08-06, 12:13

Next 007 will be revealed in 'Bond 25': report The next James Bond film will show the secret agent pass the torch — and fans of the Ian Fleming-inspired franchise are in for a shock as to which star gets the latest license to kill....
2019-07-14, 18:26

A 50-year bond?The US Treasury is seriously considering it Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday floated the idea of the US government issuing an ultra-long government bond next year, if there's demand....
2019-09-13, 20:00

Ed Sheeran, Bond and Bros Katie, Stevie and Bethany dish the dirt on Ed Sheeran's new album No.6 Collaborations Project, prep their PJs ready to spend A Night In With Bros and do some time with the final season of Orange Is The New Black....
2019-07-18, 20:52

The Bond Market Is Trying to Tell Us Something (Worry) Bond yields, the yield curve, inflation expectations, Fed-rate predictions. The bond market might seem indecipherable but it’s full of important clues about the economy....
2019-05-30, 19:00

Is James Bond about to die? What the new 007 title might mean The 25th outing for the superspy is called No Time to Die, which brings up a number of different theoriesIt has been a long road to get to the title of Bond 25. For a while the film was variously rumoured to be Eclipse (too generic), A Reason to Die (too much like low-hanging fruit for bored critics...
2019-08-20, 22:00

VW Stalled Bond Probe, SEC Says The auto maker dragged out a federal investigation into whether it defrauded U.S. bond investors by omitting details about its efforts to cheat on diesel- emissions tests, according to the SEC....
2019-07-09, 02:52

Italian director Franco Zeffirelli dies at age 96 Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, famed for operas, films and television, has died in Rome at the age of 96. Zefffirelli’s son Luciano said his father died at home at noon on Saturday...
2019-06-15, 14:00

Italian Populist Moves to Bring Down Government Matteo Salvini, head of Italy’s far-right, sought to trigger snap elections by declaring an end to the government in which he serves, exploiting his strong lead in opinion polls in a bid to make himself the country’s next leader....
2019-08-09, 06:52

Italian PM resigns with attack on 'opportunist' Salvini Giuseppe Conte tells Italian Senate that far-right leader has triggered political crisis to serve his own interestsItaly and Salvini face uncertainty after PM’s resignationGiuseppe Conte has resigned as Italy’s prime minister after blasting Matteo Salvini, the leader of the far-right League, as an “...
2019-08-20, 22:00

Italian politicians launch bid to keep new elections, Salvini at bay Worried about the possibility of far-right leader Matteo Salvini taking power, Italy's main opposition party opened the door on talks to form a new government, but it warned that "loyal membership" to the EU is a must....
2019-08-21, 17:26

| Italian PM says will resign if coalition squabbles persist Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he is ready to resign unless the two parties in the governing populist coalition - the League and the Five Star Movement - stop squabbling....
2019-06-04, 12:39

Italian PM summoned to face possible no-confidence vote Senate calls on Giuseppe Conte to respond to crisis after coalition member pulls outThe Italian senate has opted to summon the prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, to parliament on 20 August to respond to the crisis facing his government after one of the coalition’s members withdrew its support. When Con...
2019-08-13, 23:26

| Marquez snatches pole for Italian MotoGP Marc Marquez snatched pole for Sunday's Italian MotoGP with Yamaha's Fabio Quartararo and Ducati's Petrucci joining the Honda rider on the front row at Mugello....
2019-06-01, 16:52

Trump says hopes Conte will remain Italian PM United States' President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it was looking likely that Giuseppe Conte would be reinstated as Italian prime minister and he hoped to see him back in office....
2019-08-27, 17:13

From the Land of Many Grapes, Unusual Italian Reds The diversity of available wines is unparalleled today, with more styles made from different grapes than ever, leading to new grounds for exploration....
2019-08-01, 17:26

Italian Soccer Fans Are Being Racist As Hell Again Romelu Lukaku is two games into his career with Inter Milan, and his arrival in Italy should be received as a blessing by Italian soccer fans. Here is one of the most talented young strikers in world soccer, who could very easily be playing for a top-flight club in England or Spain, instead choosing...
2019-09-02, 19:52

Poland's PiS ready to talk with Italian, Spanish far-right: PM Poland's ruling nationalists Law and Justice (PiS) are ready for talks on a European parliamentary alliance with Italy's far-right League party and Spain's Vox, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told Polska Times.pl in remarks published on Friday....
2019-05-24, 12:13

Italian PM Conte says new government will be more respectful, less argumentative Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Monday his new government, combining the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and pro-Europe Democratic Party (PD), would be less argumentative and more respectful than his previous coalition....
2019-09-09, 12:26

Italian author Andrea Camilleri dies The Sicilian writer penned the Inspector Montalbano best-sellers. The novels were later translated to the small screen, where they became a global popularity....
2019-07-17, 12:52

Leclerc takes pole position for Italian GP Charles Leclerc secured a second straight pole position at the end of a chaotic qualifying session for the Italian Grand Prix to give Ferrari encouragement it can end a nine-year wait for success at its home race        ...
2019-09-07, 21:00

Leclerc tried to be on 'limit of acceptable' racing in Italian GP Ferrari Formula 1 driver Charles Leclerc says he deliberately aimed to be on the limit of what is "acceptable" when defending his Italian Grand Prix lead from Lewis Hamilton...
2019-09-10, 12:52

Creating a Japanese-Italian megasupplier was just Step 1 CEO Beda Bolzenius' immediate task is stitching together 2 complex supplier giants: Nissan-controlled Calsonic Kansei and FCA-controlled Magneti Marelli. After that, acquisitions are part of the plan....
2019-07-01, 09:26

Italian deputy PM Di Maio says coalition meeting went well Deputy Italian Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said a late-night coalition meeting had gone well and the government would work to raise workers' pay and to cut taxes in the next budget....
2019-06-11, 09:39

Federer latest withdrawal from Italian Open "Roger Federer has pulled out of his Italian Open quarter-final clash against Stefanos Tsitsipas due to an injury in his right leg, organisers said on Friday."...
2019-05-21, 18:39

TIM to extend 5G services to six more Italian cities by year-end Italy's biggest phone company, Telecom Italia (TIM), plans to extend 5G services to six more Italian cities as well as dozens of tourist spots and business hubs by the end of the year....
2019-07-05, 18:13

Getting fizzy with it: the Italian wine route that sparkles An Italian region and a sparkling wine, Franciacorta may not be well-known but it is great for vineyard visits and fine places to eat and stayPut sparkling wine and Italy together and the usual answer is prosecco, but 200km west of the Veneto – the home of prosecco – lies another, little-known, spar...
2019-05-21, 19:39

The Giro visits the scene of the Italian Job cliffhanger "The GC contenders must tackle the ominous Colle del Nivolet – scene of the climactic escape in the original Italian Job. Here, GCN preview the climb…"...
2019-05-23, 17:52

Verstappen: Midfield "almost stood still" during Italian GP start Max Verstappen said it felt like his Formula 1 rivals "almost stood still" in the incident where he damaged his Red Bull at the start of the Italian Grand Prix...
2019-09-08, 23:13

Vettel fastest in final Italian GP practice "Sebastian Vettel completed a Ferrari sweep of Italian Grand Prix practice on Saturday, boosting hopes of a first home victory since 2010 for Formula One\u0027s oldest, most glamorous and successful team."...
2019-09-07, 15:00

Leclerc fastest in both practice sessions for Italian GP Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc posted the fastest time in both practice sessions for the Italian Grand Prix        ...
2019-09-06, 18:52

Why Fiat's classic Italian cars are struggling in the US The small but sleek Fiat 500 has been called an 'unpretentious masterpiece,' and Fiat has a cult following around the world. But it's been a tough sell in America....
2019-07-08, 14:26

Acropolis Museum opens ancient Athens neighborhood site below its base Greece's Acropolis Museum opened an excavation site underneath its modern building on Friday, allowing visitors for the first time to walk through an ancient Athenian neighbourhood that survived from......
2019-06-22, 01:39

Ancient Egyptian Tomb to be Cut Up and Moved to Tourist Hotspot, Sparking Fury A well-preserved Ancient Egyptian tomb is being relocated to a museum sparking a wave of resistance among archaeologists who are concerned that it might get damaged in the move. ...
2019-08-09, 23:26

Archaeologists unearth probable origins of ancient Greece in groundbreaking discovery The excavations and analysis of the finds are being directed by British archaeologists Professor Colin Renfrew and Michael Boyd, both of Cambridge University's McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. (Cambridge Keros Project)...
2019-07-11, 14:13

Ancient city gate from the time of King David discovered in Israel Archaeologists in Israel’s Golan Heights have discovered an ancient city gate from the time of King David. The find was made during an excavation at the ancient city of Bethsaida. “There are not too many monumental discoveries dating from the reign of King David,” Rami Arav, associate professor at t...
2019-06-21, 23:39

Breakthrough Discovery of DNA in Ancient Water Burials Clearly Identifies Sámi People During the Iron Age, around 300 AD, something extraordinary was initiated in Levänluhta area in Isokyrö, SW Finland. The deceased were buried in a lake, and this ritual was continued for at least 400 years.  ...
2019-06-11, 21:52

Ancient Afghan citadel collapses, cultural heritage sites at risk An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the country's cultural heritage and the government's ability to protect them....
2019-06-15, 08:26

CBP officers seize ancient Egyptian mummy linen at northern border U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Michigan seized five jars of ancient Egyptian mummy linen coming illegally through the northern border last month....
2019-06-27, 19:13

Ancient Feces Reveal Parasites Plagued 9,000-Year-Old City of Catalhoyuk Garbage dumps are always exciting places for archaeologists. They often tell us the stories that are hidden or seen as unimportant to share with future generations, but these tales provide unparalleled information on what life was really like. Excavators sometimes find really exciting artifacts in a...
2019-05-31, 21:39

Ancient droppings suggest Late Jurassic pterosaurs ate like modern flamingos New analysis of ancient coprolites -- fossilized droppings -- suggest Late Jurassic pterosaurs used a filter-feeding technique similar to modern flamingos....
2019-08-26, 19:13

Fossil Hunters Found Bones From an Ancient Whale... and Then They Saw the Bite Marks There was tremendous turmoil at the top of the water’s surface. An island of flesh, once living and swimming gracefully through these ancient seas, bobbed silently, at times yanked violently to the side or jolted upward by forces below it.Read more......
2019-08-22, 21:39

Ancient War Goblin Henry Kissinger Defends Olympics In Los Angeles Times Every global-scale sporting event exists in a strange standoff with itself. On one side is the inevitable bloat and graft and soul-deep cynicism that animates every such event—the neighborhoods flattened or surveilled or otherwise punished for sitting where a stadium is supposed to be, the bribery a...
2019-06-28, 02:26

Ancient tower collapses in Afghanistan, other cultural sites remain at risk GHAZNI, Afghanistan – An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the country’s cultural heritage and the government’s ability to protect them. The old citadel known as Gha...
2019-06-15, 16:13

Ghana's floating village is trying to balance its ancient traditions in a modern world With stilt structures over water and houses built from branches of raffia palm, Nzulezo in Jomoro district of western Ghana could pass for a less elaborate version of Venice in Italy....
2019-05-25, 00:13

In Chile's remote south, the last speaker of an ancient language fights to keep it alive Sitting in the warmth of a wood fire in her home in Chile's deep south, Cristina Calderón sometimes wishes she had more people to speak to in her mother tongue as she weaves woolen socks to sell at......
2019-06-01, 02:00

Ancient Rock Reveals Shocking First Day After Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Impact Scientists say they have spotted evidence of what it was like on the first day after the dinosaur-killing impact event, thanks to an analysis of rock taken from the famous Chixculub crater.Read more......
2019-09-10, 05:13

Oldest evidence of cannabis smoking found in ancient Chinese cemetery Enlarge / This is how the braziers were placed in the tomb alongside the deceased. (credit: Xinhua Wu) The broken wooden braziers, unearthed from 2,500-year-old tombs in Western China, contained burned, blackened stones, and the interior of the wooden vessels also looked charred. To find out what ...
2019-06-12, 23:26

High times in ancient China revealed in funerary cannabis discovery Marijuana chemical residue has been found in incense burners apparently used during funerary rites at a mountainous site in western China in about 500 BC, providing what may be the oldest evidence of......
2019-06-12, 21:39

Incredible Fossils Link Ancient Creature to Earliest ‘Footprints’ on Earth Aquatic, worm-like animals capable of crawling through mud appeared at least 550 million years ago, according to new fossil evidence. The discovery is helping to resolve a longstanding question as to when segmented, mobile animals first appeared on the planet.Read more......
2019-09-05, 06:52

Amid ancient Roman ruins, Fendi remembers designer Lagerfeld On a catwalk overlooking the Colosseum, Italian luxury label Fendi paid homage to Karl Lagerfeld late on Thursday with a fashion show of 54 new looks to mark the late designer's 54-year tenure at the brand....
2019-07-05, 17:52

Fingerprints Overturn Ideas On Women In Ancient Native American Society – But What About The Third Sex? Fingerprints are very important in criminal investigations, but it seems they are also increasingly important when it comes to archaeological studies. ...
2019-06-04, 23:26

The Grand Architect: The Sacred Link Between Architecture and the Divine Across Ancient Cultures In 1892, architect W.R. Lethaby wrote: “The main purpose and burden of sacred architecture - and all architecture, temple, tomb, or palace... ...
2019-07-07, 00:26

Mass graves found on Scottish islands may be ancient tsunami victims A rare tsunami may have struck the islands of Shetland and Orkney off the UK’s north coast 5500 years ago, killing dozens of people who had to be hastily buried...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Newly discovered ancient predator named after Han Solo’s Millennium Falcon Hundreds of fossils of a primordial sea creature with rake-like claws and a head resembling the Millennium Falcon spaceship of “Star Wars” fame have been unearthed in Canada....
2019-07-31, 23:26

Silence is Golden: Ancient Monks Couldn’t Even Find Peace and Quiet In our contemporary world, noise pollution has reached dangerous levels. But even in what many reminisce as “quieter times” in the “more peaceful” past people were still searching out silence and space to reflect.  ...
2019-06-18, 00:52

Scientists Sequenced the Genes of Ancient Plague Bacteria That Spread the 'First Pandemic' Scientists have gained some insight into one of the first known calamities to visit mankind: a two century-long pandemic caused by the bacterial disease plague. Studying the remains of plague victims, the researchers say they were able to sequence the genomes of plague strains that devastated the Ro...
2019-06-07, 02:00

Ancient Australia was home to 'strange' marsupial giants, scientists find Researchers are building a picture of palorchestids, which had tapir-like skulls and large scimitar-like clawsThe “strange” anatomy of a family of giant marsupials that roamed eastern Australia and Tasmania for much of the past 25m years has been revealed in a new study.Scientists had already figure...
2019-09-14, 09:39

Murder in the Paleolithic? Proof of Ancient Homicide Deduced By Forensic Archaeology A paper published today has concluded that the 33,000 year old remains of a man excavated in a cave in South Transylvania are of the victim of a bloody and murderous attack.  ...
2019-07-05, 00:00

Children's teeth reveal previously unknown ancient humans in Siberia DNA from a pair of 31,000 year old children’s teeth found near the Yana River has led to the discovery of a previously unknown group of ancient Siberians...
2019-06-05, 19:13

Details of First Historically Recorded Plague Pandemic Revealed by Ancient Genomes An international team of researchers have analysed human remains from 21 archaeological sites to learn more about the impact and evolution of the plague-causing bacterium Yersinia pestis during the first plague pandemic (541-750 AD). ...
2019-06-04, 23:26

Ancient Japanese Queen Himiko may have Burned Animal Bones to Tell the Future Archaeologists believe that a burnt boar scapula found in the ruins of Makimuku in Japan in 2015 may tie the ancient shaman Queen Himiko and leaders of the Yamataikoku ruling establishment with the practice of burning animal bones to tell the future. The bone was found while digging in Makimuku, whi...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Barrier Reef corals help scientists calibrate ancient climate records Corals can help scientists track ancient climate patterns, but new research suggests that traditional analysis methods for analyzing coral's ancient growth aren't as accurate as previously thought....
2019-06-18, 21:13

UNESCO names ancient Babylon city a World Heritage Site The UN body has described the ancient city as a "unique testimony to one of the most influential empires of the ancient world." After years of damaging interventions, Babylon will now gain protected status....
2019-07-06, 02:52

Ancient Celts were partial to beer, mead and imported Greek wines Analysing ancient pots has revealed the drinking habits of Celts in France. Over 2000 years ago they were drinking beer, mead and imported Greek wines...
2019-06-19, 20:26

Wild Men of the Ancient World: Legends Across the Globe Tell of a Humanoid Beast – Are They Real? Man-like beasts appear in myths and legends of cultures around the globe. The best known ‘wild man’ phenomena of today is the Sasquatch or Big Foot of North America ...
2019-08-13, 18:26

Prehistoric Well Uncovered At Ancient Hillfort Might Be A Time Capsule Of Archaeological Gold An ancient fresh water well with elaborate spiraling stone steps has been re-discovered on one of Scotland’s most mythologized mountain peaks near Aberdeen, and archaeologists were keen to peer into its ‘blocked’ chamber of secrets. ...
2019-06-20, 07:39

Fingerprints of Ancient Masons Reveal Advanced Iron Age Construction Technique Sometimes a discovery really brings the past alive. One such is the recent discovery of 3000-year old fingerprints that have been found in the United Arab Emirates.  ...
2019-05-30, 01:52

Complex stone tools in China may re-write our species' ancient history A cache of sophisticated stone tools from a cave in China date back 170,000 years – perhaps a sign that our species arrived in East Asia earlier than we thought...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Ancient urine reveals early prehistory of domestic sheep and goats Stone Age farmers living in Turkey became more reliant on domestic sheep and goats over a 1000-year period, according to a study of the animals’ preserved urine...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Fossil teeth show packs of hyenas roamed the ancient Arctic Today, hyenas are found only in the warmer climates of Africa and Asia, but new research suggests the scavengers roamed the Arctic during the last ice age....
2019-06-18, 20:39

Ancient City and Citadel of War-Torn Aleppo Are Syria’s Golden Age Legacy A quick look up of Aleppo on any search-engine will bring up hundreds of articles about the conflict in Syria and sadly the name has become a byword for the horrors of war. ...
2019-09-02, 20:39

Disneyland has become a ‘ghost town’ To say that Disneyland’s new Star Wars-themed Galaxy’s Edge land is a big deal would be an understatement. The highly anticipated $1 billion, 14-acre immersive expansion was the biggest in park history. As of its June opening, visitors can pilot the Millennium Falcon, build lightsabers and dri...
2019-07-17, 02:26

Dam could collapse and submerge town A damaged reservoir in northern England is threatening to collapse and submerge the town of Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire, prompting authorities to evacuate hundreds of homes in an emergency operation....
2019-08-02, 21:26

When Battlefield Surveillance Comes to Your Town All-seeing 24/7 video surveillance technology, first developed for use in war, is now affordable enough to be used domestically to fight crime and terrorism. Some lawmakers are wary....
2019-08-03, 13:52

U.S. Government Bond Yields Slide A rally in U.S. government bonds resumed, pushing yields back to multiyear lows, as global political uncertainty further stoked investors’ economic anxieties....
2019-08-13, 16:26

Mnuchin says 100-year Treasury bond possible U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday said the United States will issue 50-year bonds if there is "proper demand," a moved aimed at "derisking" the government's $22 trillion of debt and locking in low interest rates....
2019-09-13, 01:26

India's Bond Market Could Benefit From Some Sin While governments in emerging markets have spent decades developing domestic bond markets, the finance ministry of the world’s second-most populous nation is turning to foreign-currency debt. Strangely, that might not be a bad idea....
2019-07-09, 11:13

U.S. Government Bond Yields Slide Further A rally in U.S. government bonds resumed, pushing yields back to multiyear lows, as global political uncertainty further stoked investors’ economic anxieties....
2019-08-12, 22:26

Here's why the bond market is really scared about Fed policy One area that has been raising alarm bells is the market's growing expectation that inflation will go lower and lower, and stay there for a long time....
2019-08-23, 18:26

Are you man enough to rock a James Bond romper? Bond is back. After causing a stir last fall with a capsule of swim trunks featuring the suavest secret agent in history, Orlebar Brown is now expanding its 007 collaboration with everything from polo shirts to jumpsuits. Each piece riffs on an outfit worn by Sean Connery, Roger Moore or George Laze...
2019-06-05, 23:52

Spotting a "Tired" Look in the U.S. Long Bond Many observers of the U.S. government bond market expected "concerns about the global economy" to continue to "fuel" a persistent rally. Those economic worries are still making headlines, but something has happened with the rally in 30-year Treasuries. Take a look at these two charts......
2019-09-18, 01:00

How To Invest In Sovereign Gold Bond: All You Need To Know Sovereign Gold Bond or SGB is a certificate scheme in which the Reserve Bank of India issues bonds on behalf of Government of India. The gold bonds will be issued every month from June till September......
2019-06-07, 15:39

Bond Yields Extend Drop Toward 2% Muted inflation and slowing job growth has continued to push yields on U.S. Treasurys lower, leading to the possibility that the 10-year rate will dip below 2% for the first time in more than two years....
2019-06-07, 20:39

JPMorgan to Add China to Bond Indexes JPMorgan Chase plans to add Chinese government debt to its widely followed indexes, marking the latest stamp of foreign approval for the country’s assets and one that is likely to draw yet more money from abroad....
2019-09-04, 14:13

Thais arrest Italian on run after George Clooney conviction BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police say they have arrested an Italian man wanted in his home country after fleeing a jail sentence handed down for fraudulently using the name of actor George Clooney to lure people into investing in a bogus clothing company. Thailand’s Crime Suppression Division says 58...
2019-06-17, 08:00

Volcano Eruption On Italian Island Of Stromboli Kills 1 A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted on Wednesday, releasing hot trapped magma in a powerful explosion, killing one person and enveloping the popular tourist destination in ash,......
2019-07-04, 03:52

Investigation: Possible scheme between Russia and Italian political party Prosecutors in Milan have opened an investigation into possible charges of international corruption, amid fresh claims that representatives from Matteo Salvini's League party discussed a funding scheme with Russia to plug a black hole in the League's finances, according to a person briefed on the in...
2019-07-12, 01:26

Italian socialist Sassoli elected EU Parliament speaker The European Parliament elected Italian socialist lawmaker David Sassoli on Wednesday as its speaker for the next 2-1/2 years, completing the round of appointments for the bloc's top jobs after EU elections in May....
2019-07-03, 14:39

Italian museum looks to unlock da Vinci hair mystery An Italian museum says it plans to carry out DNA tests on a lock of hair it believes might have belonged to the Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, who died 500 years ago this month....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Italian Government Collapses, Setting Up a Power Struggle The economically fragile country plunged into deeper political turmoil amid a scramble to form a new governing coalition or hold snap elections that far-right populists would likely win....
2019-08-21, 06:52

Italian premier denies Russian influence over government Allegations connecting Matteo Salvini's League party with Russian oil money have rocked Italian politics. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told parliament that he still trusted in the governing coalition....
2019-07-25, 01:13

Italian Party Rivals Join Up to Form New Government Italy’s rival parties reached a deal to form a new government, bringing an end to a government crisis that threatened to lead to national elections for the second time in less than two years....
2019-08-29, 02:00

| Berrettini leans on Italian greats for support at US Open Matteo Berrettini says his close relationship with two Italian tennis legends is supplying him with a healthy dose of inspiration as he enters rare territory at the US Open....
2019-09-03, 15:00

Italian woes quell Fed cheer for European stocks European shares opened flat to marginally higher on Wednesday, as concerns about Italy's budget offset hopes of an interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve to prop up a slowing global economy....
2019-06-05, 12:39

Italian PM sets seal on new government, unveils cabinet Roberto Gualtieri, an influential member of the European Parliament from the Democratic Party (PD), will be economy minister in Italy's new government, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday....
2019-09-05, 01:39

The Complications of Italian Immigration Play Out in the Palermo Market Italy’s fear of migrants is complicated in Palermo, which Bangladeshis and other foreigners call home. Some Italians thank them for confronting the Mafia...
2019-05-22, 17:52

Italian opposition PD, 5-Star say they want to form coalition led by Conte The leaders of 5-Star and the PD told Italy's president that the new government should once again be led by the outgoing prime minister Giuseppe Conte....
2019-08-29, 07:39

Italian GP: Petrucci "sorry" for "aggressive" Dovizioso MotoGP pass Italian Grand Prix winner Danilo Petrucci says he is "so sorry" to Andrea Dovizioso for his last-lap move that his team-mate described as "very aggressive"...
2019-06-02, 21:13

Italian president gives Conte mandate to form new government Italy's head of state gave two former political enemies the chance to form a new government on Thursday, capping an extraordinary three weeks that could mark a turning point in its frayed relations with the European Union....
2019-08-29, 11:39

Prison blues? Italian startup gives inmates a break Time in prison is often monotonous and tedious. An Italian startup wants to change that by experimenting with a form of democratic participation to foster social integration inside and outside....
2019-09-14, 09:13

Italian PM to coalition leaders: Stop squabbling or I quit Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he'll resign unless the two parties in the coalition government set aside their differences and continue working on the government program....
2019-06-03, 21:26

Italian writer, director Luciano De Crescenzo dies at 90 The publishing house Mondadori says Italy’s popular writer, actor and director Luciano De Crescenzo has died in Rome at 90 after being hospitalized for a few days...
2019-07-19, 07:39

Italian PM threatens to quit, tells coalition to end feud Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte threatened on Monday to resign, telling his two coalition partners to end their constant feuding or seek new elections....
2019-06-03, 23:13

Underpopulated Italian region offers visitors €25,000 to move in Molise president finds novel way to breathe life into area as resident numbers dwindleAn underpopulated region in southern Italy is offering newcomers €700 per month for three years to live in one of its villages.There are a few catches, however: the village must have fewer than 2,000 residents, and...
2019-09-11, 13:52

Italian Leader Extols Closing of Migrant Center Matteo Salvini, Italy’s nativist deputy prime minister, presided over the closure of a migrant reception center that was once the largest such structure on the continent during the region’s migration crisis....
2019-07-10, 00:26

Italian PM to resign, denounces Salvini for sinking government Italy's prime minister announced his resignation on Tuesday as he made a blistering attack on his own interior minister, Matteo Salvini, accusing him of sinking the ruling coalition and endangering the economy for personal and political gain....
2019-08-20, 21:13

Avalanche strands 4 Italian, 3 local climbers in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — An Italian diplomat and two mountaineering workers in Pakistan say an avalanche has stranded a group of four Italian and three Pakistani climbers on a mountain in the country’s north. A tour operator, Ashraf Aman, who arranged the expedition, said the avalanche hit the seven m...
2019-06-17, 17:00

Italian police release videos of mid-air crash over Alps Italian police have released two videos of a crash between a helicopter and a light aircraft above the Alps in January that killed seven people, confirming their initial reconstruction....
2019-07-09, 19:00

New Honda F1 engine for Verstappen, will start Italian GP at rear Max Verstappen will start the Italian Grand Prix from the back of the grid after Red Bull's engine supplier Honda confirmed the Formula 1 driver will use a new power unit...
2019-09-04, 17:26

The Latest: Italian rescue ship picks up about 100 migrants Italian aid group Mediterranea Charity says a ship it operates has rescued about 100 migrants, including 8 pregnant women and 22 children, and is asking Italian authorities to provide a safe port for them...
2019-08-28, 14:26

Italian court upholds $2 million fine against Ryanair An administrative court in Rome has confirmed a $2 million fine against low-cost carrier Ryanair for improperly cancelling numerous flights during September and October 2017...
2019-08-01, 18:39

Italian socialist Sassoli frontrunner to chair EU Parliament Italian center-left lawmaker David Sassoli is the favorite to become president of the European Parliament on Wednesday, in an election that help clear the way for the assembly to endorse Germany's Ursula Von der Leyen as head of the EU executive....
2019-07-03, 10:52

Look: Italian man awarded Guinness record for newspaper collection An Italian man who has been collecting newspapers since he was only 10 years old was awarded a Guinness World Record for his collection of 1,444 different titles....
2019-07-02, 19:52

Fendi celebrates Italian summers with help of Luca Guadagnino Call Me By Your Name director made garden sketches for concept presented by maisonTwo Italian greats came together on Monday morning in Milan as the fashion house Fendi unveiled the Oscar-winning director Luca Guadagnino as the guest artist for its spring/summer 2010 men’s collection.Seating guests ...
2019-06-17, 21:52

Italian PM expected to resign as political chaos deepens Giuseppe Conte to address Senate, two weeks after deputy PM pulled plug on coalitionThe Italian prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, is widely expected to resign on Tuesday after delivering a blistering attack against Matteo Salvini, the leader of the far-right League.Conte, a law professor who was pluck...
2019-08-20, 12:39

Italian island refunds hotel cost if it rains The Italian island of Elba has a new program called "Elba No Rain." Guests on the island during May can get their night's hotel fee refunded if it rains for too long. Find out just how much it has to pour before you get to stay for free....
2019-05-21, 16:26

Nick Kyrgios Is Disqualified After Tantrum at the Italian Open Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage after throwing a chair onto the red clay and was defaulted from his second-round match against Casper Ruud....
2019-05-21, 15:52

Hiker killed after volcano erupts on Italian island Residents evacuated as fire crews tackle blaze on west coast of StromboliA volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli has erupted, killing a hiker, throwing ash high into the sky and enveloping the popular tourist destination in smoke.Rescue services said Wednesday’s eruption on Mount Stromboli had ...
2019-07-04, 01:26

Miller: Alex Rins scared the s*** out of me in MotoGP's Italian GP Jack Miller says MotoGP rival Alex Rins "scared the s*** out of me" during the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello, as the Australian was caught out by the Suzuki's cornering ability...
2019-06-04, 04:39

New Italian government formed, allying M5S and the center-left Giuseppe Conte's new government is a coalition between unlikely allies: the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and center-left Democratic Party. The alliance follows the withdrawal of Matteo Salvini's League party....
2019-09-04, 21:26

Italian fashion guru Giorgio Armani turns 85 Self-taught fashion designer Giorgio Armani created a fashion empire out of nothing. Now that the Italian is turning 85, questions about who will succeed the fashion king remain unanswered....
2019-07-11, 12:00

The Outrageous FV Frangivento Asfane DieciDieci Wants to Be the Italian Koenigsegg Ever heard of FV Frangivento? If you haven’t, you’re not alone—the Italian automaker has only recently unveiled their outrageous 996 HP Asfane DieciDieci. But the company is already dreaming big....
2019-06-05, 16:52

Italian GP stewards urge FIA to find a rapid fix for F1 Q3 queues The Italian Grand Prix stewards have reprimanded three drivers for their role in the farcical end to Monza qualifying and urged the FIA to "expedite a solution" for such situations...
2019-09-08, 02:00

Remaining parts of collapsed Italian bridge are demolished GENOA, Italy (AP) — A spectacular planned explosion has knocked down the remaining spans and supporting columns of the Italian bridge that collapsed last year, killing 43 people. The blast in Genoa Friday morning triggered a huge cloud of dust. Some 3,500 people who live nearby had been evacuated as...
2019-06-28, 11:39

Italian GP grid set after penalties, pitlane start for Raikkonen The Italian Grand Prix grid has been finalised after multiple engine penalties and Max Verstappen's failure to set a time in qualifying, while Kimi Raikkonen will start from the pitlane...
2019-09-08, 23:13

Italian police seize weapons, Nazi paraphernalia from three men Italian police have seized "an arsenal of military weapons" and Nazi paraphernalia from three men, one a former political candidate for an extreme right party....
2019-07-16, 00:26

Foreign funds loosen bearish bet on big Italian banks Funds that built big short positions in Italy's leading banks from early 2018 have lowered the size of their bets in the last few months as political worries eased, regulatory data shows....
2019-05-23, 01:26

Rosé's Marvelous, Multi-Tasking Italian Cousin When will Americans wake up to the considerable charms of rosato? It comes in multiple shades of pink and a range of flavor profiles suited to diverse dishes and drinking occasions....
2019-05-25, 00:52

Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96 ROME (AP) — Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96. The post Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96 appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-15, 16:52

Leclerc fastest in practice for Italian Grand Prix "Charles Leclerc set the pace in practice for his Ferrari team\u0027s home Italian Grand Prix on Friday with Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton hot on his heels for Mercedes."...
2019-09-07, 00:26

Italian soldier stabbed near Milan train station A man reportedly used a letter opener to injure a soldier on patrol in Milan, a day after attacking people with a pen. Other soldiers managed to subdue the suspect, who allegedly shouted "Allahu Akbar" during the arrest....
2019-09-17, 16:13

H&M announces collaboration with Italian designer Giambattista Valli Celebrities from Kendall Jenner to the singer H.E.R. helped the launch the new collection for the high-street retailer at Cannes The high-street retailer H&M has announced that its next collaboration is with the Paris-based Italian designer Giambattista Valli. Project Love was revealed on Thursday e...
2019-05-24, 17:26

Stroll "quite upset" with Vettel over early Italian GP contact Racing Point Formula 1 driver Lance Stroll says he was "quite upset" over Sebastian Vettel sending him into a spin after rejoining the track rashly during the Italian Grand Prix...
2019-09-08, 23:13

Migrants on Italian coast guard ship to go to 5 EU nations Italy says five nations have agreed to take some rescued migrants waiting on an Italian coast guard ship and some of the passengers will be hosted in properties of Italian bishops...
2019-07-31, 20:13

US teen accused of murdering Italian cop lashes out at media One of two American teenagers accused of murdering an Italian police officer claims the "facts" of his case have been "unfairly misrepresented" by the media, according to a statement from his family's attorney....
2019-09-08, 22:00

Italian mafia boss escapes from Uruguayan prison An Italian mafia boss has escaped from a detention center in Uruguay, where he was awaiting extradition to Italy, the Uruguayan Ministry of Interior said in a statement....
2019-06-28, 01:13

Italian-American businessman Commisso new Fiorentina owner MILAN (AP) — Italian-American businessman Rocco Commisso has completed his takeover of Serie A club Fiorentina. No financial details were disclosed but the deal is reportedly worth about 160 million euros ($181 million). Commisso, who tried to buy AC Milan last year, also owns the New York Cosmos of...
2019-06-06, 15:39

Formula 1's Italian Grand Prix embarrassment explained The climax of Formula 1 qualifying was one of the most anticipated moments of the Italian Grand Prix weekend, but two comedic minutes plunged the session's finale into embarrassment...
2019-09-08, 14:26

Italian GP practice shortened after horrific Formula 3 crash The final practice session ahead of the Italian Grand Prix was delayed by 10 minutes and cut short after a scary crash during Saturday's Formula 3 race....
2019-09-08, 04:26

Why Bottas Italian GP F1 qualifying lap time under red flag counted A quirk in Formula 1's rules allowed Valtteri Bottas's lap time in Italian Grand Prix qualifying to count despite him crossing the finish line after a red light emerged...
2019-09-08, 02:00

Italian pundit dropped after Lukaku banana comment "A veteran Italian pundit has been told he will not be invited back onto one of the country\u0027s Sunday night round table programmes after suggesting Inter Milan forward Romelu Lukaku could only be stopped by giving him bananas to eat."...
2019-09-16, 22:52

New Italian coalition sworn in, seeks better ties with Europe Italy's new government, combining the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and center-left Democratic Party (PD), was sworn into office on Thursday, promising to reset Rome's often fraught relations with Brussels....
2019-09-05, 19:52

A Sardinian Food Festival For Hearty Italian Flavours The recently concluded Sardinian Food Festival at The Westin, Gurgaon was a delightful endeavour by Chef Marco Mureno and his team. You can now savour hearty Italian flavours with Sardinian food at......
2019-07-18, 22:52

Debt and doom loops: The eurozone's Italian nightmare Brexit hogs the headlines, but its significance to the EU economy pales in comparison with Italy. An anti-euro party could soon be running a country that owes European banks nearly half a trillion of that currency....
2019-08-14, 23:26

Italian woman who was Europe’s oldest person has died at 116 MILAN (AP) — A 116-year-old Italian woman who authorities say was the oldest person in Europe and the second oldest in the world has died. The Italian news agency ANSA said Giuseppina Robucci died Tuesday in the southern Italian town of Poggio Imperiale, where she was born on March 20, 1903. She liv...
2019-06-18, 16:26

Italian GP qualifying "absurdity" unprecedented - Mercedes' Wolff Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff believes "none of us have ever seen such an absurdity" as the farce that ruined the end of qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix...
2019-09-08, 14:26

Police arrest six in deadly Italian nightclub stampede MILAN — Italian police have arrested six men on manslaughter charges for allegedly using pepper spray to carry out thefts at a concert for teens, triggering a stampede that killed six people last year. Authorities announced the arrests Saturday, nearly eight months after a rap concert for teens near...
2019-08-04, 01:00

Italian airline apologizes for ad with Obama impersonator in blackface Italian airline Alitalia has apologized for an ad featuring a man in blackface portraying President Barack Obama. The carrier was using the online videos to advertise new flights from Italy to Washington, DC. Each spot featured actors portraying US presidents Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Dona...
2019-07-05, 05:00

Italian political standoff keeps rescued migrants stranded at sea A charity rescue ship carrying 134 migrants, mostly Africans, waited off the coast of Italy on Friday as a battle between former political allies in Rome stopped it docking at the southern island of Lampedusa....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Italian great Gimondi dies of heart attack "Italian Felice Gimondi, one of only seven riders to have won all three Grand Tours, has died at the age of 76 after suffering a heart attack while swimming in Sicily on Friday."...
2019-08-18, 02:13

Fascist symbols and rhetoric on rise in Italian EU vote MILAN (AP) — The perception is growing among Italians that fascism, officially banned as a political movement in Italy but never really vanquished from popular culture or the political fringe, is rearing its head in alarming ways. Fascist salutes, long a public taboo, have made their way out of the ...
2019-05-23, 09:52

Guarding the Sanctity of Italian Food, One Meal at a Time The SoHo chapter of the Accademia Italiana della Cucina gathers each month to review a restaurant and uphold its ideal of that nation’s cuisine. (No red sauce, please!)...
2019-09-16, 21:13

Italian PM Conte says Italy wants a key role in EU reform process Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Monday his new government would play a key role in reforming the European Union, including supporting the completion of a banking union and revising budget rules....
2019-09-09, 15:13

Ex-candidate for Italian neo-fascists arrested over weapons cache Police say they found guns and Nazi plaques at home of man who in 2001 ran for senatePolice in northern Italy have detained three men, including one linked to a neo-fascist political party, after uncovering a huge stash of automatic weapons, a missile and material featuring Nazi symbols.Police said ...
2019-07-15, 17:13

| WATCH: Towers on giant Italian bridge demolished The two remaining towers of the motorway bridge in the Italian city Genoa that collapsed nearly a year ago killing 43 people were demolished to make way for a new structure, authorities said....
2019-06-28, 15:39

Ancient Celtic Woman Emerges from Zurich Tree Coffin In Elegant Dress 2,200 years ago an Iron Age woman was buried in what is today Zurich and in her 'Tree Coffin’ she was dressed and draped for a ball…in the afterlife. ...
2019-07-31, 17:39

Roman Fort Excavation in England Reveals Lost Road and Ancient Mine Setting this discovery in context, an article on the National Trust website declares that in 2006, the Cornwall and West Devon mining landscape achieved World Heritage Status recognized by UNESCO  ...
2019-07-05, 00:00

Distant object at edge of Solar System is an ancient fragment from 4.5 billion years ago It's a rather uninspiring object, with no moons, rings or dust clouds in orbit around it; nor is there any evidence of an atmosphere.        ...
2019-05-21, 15:00

Italy bars McDonald's fast-food amidst monuments of ancient Rome Italy's Culture ministry on Wednesday barred the construction of a McDonald's fast-food restaurant next to the ancient Baths of Caracalla in Rome, with Mayor Virginia Raggi saying "the wonders of Rome must be protected"....
2019-07-31, 19:13

Ancient city of Babylon heads list of new Unesco world heritage sites UN also names national park in Iceland among sites protected for their value to humanityThe ancient city of Babylon and an Icelandic national park replete with glaciers, ice caves and volcanoes are among the sites that have been added to Unesco’s world heritage list. More than 1,000 sites around the...
2019-07-05, 19:26

Tourists at ancient temple in Bali blasted for ‘disgusting’ actions with holy water An Instagram-famous couple from the Czech Republic has been blasted for their “disgusting” actions with holy water at an ancient temple in Bali after the offensive spectacle was caught on camera. Though the tourists have since apologized, claiming that they didn’t know the site was sacred, many furi...
2019-08-14, 02:52

Ancient Iraqi city of Babylon designated UNESCO World Heritage Site The ancient city of Babylon, first referenced in a clay tablet from the 23rd century B.C., was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Friday, after a vote that followed decades of lobbying by......
2019-07-06, 01:13

Brexit Bill Threat Continues England’s Ancient History of Debt Defaults Boris Johnson’s threat to withhold payment of the UK’s £39 billion Brexit divorce bill until the EU gives Britain better exit terms has been the source of much debate over whether or not it constitutes a sovereign debt default. ...
2019-06-18, 00:52

Ancient Knowledge from Irish Manuscripts Used to Track Volcanic Activity and Climate Change Using voluminous data left behind by our ancestors, modern scientists have discovered a correlation between volcanic activity and periods of bitterly cold weather in Ireland. They uncovered this connection while studying climate records produced by Irish monks between the years 431 and 1649 AD. A te...
2019-07-05, 09:39

Lost City of the Kalahari: Experts Search for Traces of Ancient Desert Civilization Today, the Kalahari Desert is known as a very dry place. The word Kalahari in fact comes from a Tswana word which means ‘great thirst’.  ...
2019-05-27, 00:13

Mexicans turn to ancient Aztec floating gardens to revive mangrove forests In Mexico City, old Aztec floating gardens are still used to grow food. Now, environmentalists think this ancient technology could help restore a coastal ecosystem — and help fishermen in the process....
2019-06-04, 13:39

Ancient Chinese Death Rituals Involved Smoking Cannabis Specifically “To Get High” Archaeological evidence gathered at the excavation of ‘eight ancient Chinese tombs’ has finally determined that people were indeed smoking cannabis 2,500 years ago, just to “get high”. ...
2019-06-13, 16:52

Natural high: Brazil's Guarana growers ditch chemicals for ancient knowledge For the Guarana growers of the Amazon, the caffeine-rich berries aren't just a fortifying brew but part of ancient tradition that respects their rainforest home....
2019-06-13, 13:26

Researchers Discover Ancient “Weapon Making Site” Near Skeleton of Woolly Mammoth Evidence found on an Arctic island shows how 10,000 or more years ago people carved sharp slices off tusks to use for killing and cutting. Palaeontologists made the exceptionally rare discovery on Kotelny Island part of the New Siberian archipelago. ...
2019-06-27, 19:13

Ancient Cave Crystals Reveal Sea Levels Were 50 Feet Higher in Warmer Climate Scientist studying ancient crystals in a Spanish cave have discovered disconcerting evidence that shows just how high sea levels can rise in a warmer climate. ...
2019-09-10, 22:00

Melting Stone With Plants: Was the Mythical 'Green Chisel' A Real Ancient Tool? Archaeology is not an exact science. It is full of doubts, uncertainties, surprises, and unanswered questions. One of its unsolved mysteries concerns the methods of ancient stonework, which is lost in the mists of time. ...
2019-06-27, 19:13

Mysterious Glass Beads in Clams Point to Ancient Meteorite Strike Near Florida Since their discovery 13 years ago, scientists have puzzled over the origin of tiny glass beads found inside ancient clam shells. New evidence suggests they’re microtektites—a byproduct of meteorite impacts—marking the first time these celestial remnants have been found hiding in old clam shells.Rea...
2019-07-23, 23:26

My Sheep Did it! Farmer Blames His Damage of Ancient Earthwork Offa’s Dyke on His Livestock Those readers who have watched the wonderful British animated series about the Welsh farmyard figure, Shaun the Sheep, will know just how mischievous these wooly Welsh creatures can be.  ...
2019-07-20, 00:26

U.S. envoy attends opening of ancient East Jerusalem road amid opposition U.S. Ambassador David Friedman and U.S. Middle East special envoy Jason Greenblatt attended the inauguration of an archaeological site in Jerusalem on Sunday....
2019-07-01, 02:00

10-foot-tall 'Jars of the dead' stored human bodies in ancient Laos More than 100 giant stone jars, thought to have been used in burial rituals thousands of years ago, have been rediscovered at ancient sites in forests, on hillsides and along mountain ridges in remote central Laos....
2019-05-22, 18:52

Ancient East African rocks offer clues to a rare type of volcano Rocks recovered from a remote mountainside in East Africa have offered scientists fresh insights into an unusual type of volcano -- a type of volcanism more hazardous than previously thought....
2019-05-23, 23:52

Before Cranes, Ancient Greeks May Have Used This Ingenious Lifting Machine to Move Heavy Stones Cranes first appeared in ancient Greece over 2,500 years ago, but new research suggests a primitive lifting machine—a kind of forerunner to the crane—was in use around 150 years earlier. Read more......
2019-08-28, 13:39

Ancient Skull Fragment Pushes Back Date of Earliest Humans in Europe A comprehensive re-analysis of a skull fragment found in a Greek cave back in the late 1970s suggests early modern humans were present in Eurasia some 210,000 years ago. It’s the earliest indication of our species on the continent, but the lack of supporting archaeological evidence raises some quest...
2019-07-10, 22:39

5,000 Years Ago, Ancient Scientists Used Chemical Reactions to Create Pigments in Altai Mountains Scientists have unlocked intriguing 5,000-year-old secrets of prehistoric illustrators behind the stunning artwork of Karakol. These magnificent paintings found in the Altai Mountains show ancient figures with round horns and feathers on their heads. ...
2019-06-15, 23:52

Evidence of ancient ‘time machine’ star found 35,000 light-years from Earth Astronomers have found evidence of one of the oldest stars in the universe, a star that lived 13.5 billion years ago, nestled inside a star that’s nearly as old. Located 35,000 light-years from Earth, the younger star, known as SMSS J160540.18−144323.1, formed after the older star exploded int...
2019-08-06, 23:52

How ancient Chinese therapy helped Londoner Eden Silva compete at Wimbledon A Londoner playing in Wimbledon for the first time revealed how she is relying on ancient Chinese medicine after suffering a potentially career-ending injury as a teenager....
2019-07-02, 19:13

Latin lovers tune in: Vatican broadcasts news in language of ancient Rome Friends, Romans and Latin lovers - lend the Vatican your ears. Vatican Radio is starting its first regular news bulletin in the language of Caesar and Cicero....
2019-06-07, 21:52

Daily lives of ancient Greeks revealed in Acropolis museum’s huge archaeological dig Museum’s new exhibition space is an excavation site with villas, workshops and bathhousesThe pride – and purpose – of the Acropolis Museum has always been the Parthenon gallery. With its 360-degree panoramic view from the top floor, the museum has always been on a mission: to let the world know that...
2019-06-08, 16:13

DNA of 5,000-Year-Old Woman Links Modern Indians to Ancient Indus Valley Civilization Ancient DNA from India’s Rakhigarhi archaeological site is telling volumes about the destiny of the mysterious Indus Valley Civilization. ...
2019-09-07, 03:00

The Sicilian ghost town that refuses to die Half a century ago, the Sicilian town of Poggioreale was hit by an earthquake that caused most of its citizens to flee for good. Now a local mayor wants to bring this ghost town back from the dead....
2019-07-06, 13:13

CNN hosts a town hall on gun violence As Americans process last weekend's mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, CNN is holding a town hall-style event to explore what can be done about the country's gun violence....
2019-08-08, 04:13

Washed Away: Floods end Iowa town BARLETT, Iowa – Bartlett, Iowa has been fighting the flood battle since March and now it appears the town isn’t likely to survive the aftermath of the onslaught. Homes in Bartlett were under water for weeks on end. Now, the signs of destruction are found all throughout the town of some 50 peop...
2019-08-07, 04:13

Langston Jackson Has Always Been the Fastest Kid in Town LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18)- Langston Jackson has always been the fastest kid town. You can go all the way back to his first year competing as a runner when Jackson literally won the contest named “The Fastest Kid in Town” as a fourth grader at A Midsummer Night’s Run in downtown Lexing...
2019-06-14, 05:39

Six facts about ‘Old Town Road’ rapper Lil Nas X He’s got the horses in the back, but when it comes to the charts, there’s no doubt that Lil Nas X is the front-runner. The Atlanta, Georgia, native has taken the music industry by storm with his breakout Billy Ray Cyrus collaboration, “Old Town Road,” but how much do y’...
2019-07-31, 17:39

On This Day: Jack Dempsey bankrupted a town Jack Dempsey was huge business in the Roaring '20s, too big in fact for the small town of Shelby, Montana The post On This Day: Jack Dempsey bankrupted a town appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-04, 13:26

This town is the real star of 'Big Little Lies' Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Laura Dern, Zoë Kravitz and Shailene Woodley are the human stars of "Big Little Lies," the television adaptation of Liane Moriarty's story of the same name....
2019-06-09, 03:39

Little Big Town's Red Carpet Looks May Be Your Next Style Crush When it comes to the red carpet, Little Big Town always goes big! As excitement continues to build for tomorrow night's 2019 CMT Music Awards, fashion lovers will have their eyes......
2019-06-04, 13:26

Flashbulb! Party pictures from around town Summer holidays start now: Cressida Bonas, Davina Harbord and Henry Holland jetted off to the Turkish Riviera for the season opening of The Bodrum Edition....
2019-05-30, 15:39

Bond's number is up: black female actor 'is the new 007' Daniel Craig retains title role but 25th instalment in the franchise reveals codename has been reassigned to British actor Lashana LynchWhile Daniel Craig is set to reprise his role as James Bond in the next film, the franchise is set for a shake-up, with reports claiming that black British actor La...
2019-07-15, 17:13

The Municipal-Bond Market Is Now Controlled by Just a Few Firms A few behemoths are increasingly dominating the municipal market, helping to lower prices for investors but sparking worries about concentration and influence....
2019-07-24, 13:13

Negative U.S. bond yields may become reality - PIMCO Investors may have to grapple with the possibility of the once-unthinkable becoming reality - negative U.S. bond yields, according to giant money manager Pacific Investment Management Co. (PIMCO) on Wednesday....
2019-08-07, 17:00

Our first look at ‘Bond 25’ shows Daniel Craig on set in Jamaica By the time the still untitled Bond 25 finally hits theaters, it will have been the longest delay between Bond movies in over two decades. And even though Spectre is less than four years old, it still feels like a lot longer since the last time we saw Daniel Craig suit up as the world’s most f...
2019-06-27, 19:26

Bond Investors Get New Tools to Speed Up Trading Electronic bond-trading platforms are racing to expand their offerings as traders demand greater integration of the technology that is transforming how they buy and sell holdings....
2019-06-19, 16:52

German Bond Yields Hit Record Low After ECB Nomination German 10-year government bond yields slid to a record low on expectations that the European Central Bank’s likely new president, Christine Lagarde, will pursue more easy-money policies....
2019-07-03, 11:26

Ex-deputy gets bond reduction in Parkland shooting A judge has reduced the amount of bail a Florida deputy must come up with to be released from jail while facing 11 criminal charges for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre. (June 6)        ...
2019-06-06, 20:13