St Dunstan crowns King Edgar
Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 22:38

King Edgar (the Peaceful) was the first king of ‘all England’ - including the kingdoms of Scotland, Mercia, and Wessex, and his coronation at an Anglo-Saxon abbey as a divine ruler recognized b

An example of a Sheela na gig, a carving of a naked woman with an exaggerated vulva.
Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 18:12

In September 2019, a French ad for feminine hygiene products featuring taboo-breaking representations of vulvas and menstruation sparked controversy.

Hyper realistic reconstruction of Emperor Nero from bust. Photo courtesy of artist Salva Ruano, All Rights Reserved.
Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 14:00

Nero (in full Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus) was a Roman emperor who lived during the 1st century AD. He was the fifth and last emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty, which had been founded by Augustus.

Bahla Fort, one of four historic fortresses in Oman
Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 01:59

Oman is the oldest independent nation in the Arab world and has many important historic forts that date from the pre-gunpowder era in the Middle East.

Dinosaur eggs
Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 19:46

Measuring about the same size as an adult human, oviraptorids, were bird like “maniraptoran dinosaurs”, genetically closer to birds than to ornithomimids, a group which many pale

Ancient rock art discovered in Egypt
Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 16:45

In Egypt, a number of mysterious inscriptions and examples of rock art have been found in the Sinai. It is estimated that some of the images could be 12,000 years old. The find is providing insights into the prehistoric past of the region.