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Nyanza Royal Palace, Rwanda                       Source: Photo by Momaa
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 01:47

Rwanda, known as the land of a thousand hills, is one of the best countries to spot gorillas in their natural habitat. It is emerging from a bloody past and is now one of the most dynamic societies in Africa. 

Representation of the ancient inscription on Brittany Rock. Source: Denis Rozhnovsky / Adobe Stock.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 23:02

A competition launched to help decipher a mysterious 230 year-old inscription found carved into a rock slab discovered on the Brittany coast has been won, and the code reveals the story of a tragic death at sea.

Representation of a volcanic super eruption. Source: Romolo Tavani /Adobe Stock
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 18:15

New insight has emerged on our species’ eastward dispersal out of Africa thanks to a study published in Nature Communications this week. The paper focuses on stone tools found at a site in the Son River Valley in Madhya Pradesh

Satanists are involved in a spiritual fight to perform the invocation at the Washington state Capital Building. Source: sfpater / Adobe Stock.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 14:05

While the world’s media was reporting on the impeachment trial of US president Donald Trump being thrown out of court, members of the Washington state chapter of The Satanic Temple

Caroline Herschel’s interest in astronomy led her to be the co-discoverer of the universe. Source: Raisondtre / Adobe Stock.
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 22:59

Caroline Herschel is famous for being one of the first women to make significant contributions to astronomy. She discovered eight comets and many nebulae and star clusters, both on her own and in accomplice with her brother William Herschel.

This fresco is commonly known as The Tarot Players. It is from the Casa Borromeo, in Milan, and was probably painted in the 1440s. (Public Domain)
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 20:24

Although the Tarot is the most widely used ‘book of images’ in the world for the purpose of fortune-telling, many people are oblivious to its origins. 

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