An ancient Anatolian sword discovered in the cabinet of the Mekhitarist Monastery. Source: Ca' Foscari University of Venice.
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 22:55

A historian has discovered one of the oldest Anatolian swords in existence in a monastery’s cabinet of ancient curiosities.

Samson and Delilah by Domenico Fiazella (1650) Louvre (Public Domain)
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 19:58

Human hair has always played an important role in culture and in society. For men and women alike, styling one's hair seems to be an innate human desire to emphasize their beauty and power. 

Big Bang and the hands of God representation.  Source: rolffimages / Adobe Stock
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 19:00

The most profound mystery of mankind is the origin of the universe. In juxtaposition, its origin is also the most profound event known to man. Since about 1200 BC the Bible has declared in its first sentence that the universe has a beginning and was created by the biblical God. 

Sir Lindsay Hoyle, Speaker of the House of Commons, poses inside the newly-rediscovered secret passage.       Source: Jessica Taylor / UK Parliament
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 14:01

A secret passage has been found in the world-famous House of Commons in London. This passageway was forgotten for at least 70 years. Its rediscovery is allowing researchers to better understand one of the most famous parliaments in the world.

The archeological site of Antongona             Source: Photo by Tom Brouns
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 01:30

Madagascar is an island nation off the southeast coast of Africa and is most famous for its exquisite environment and unique wildlife, especially lemurs. It is the 4th largest island in the world. 

Close up of the marvelous design of the Great Dish of the Mildenhall Treasure.           Source: Ian
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 23:02

A community in England is demanding that one of Britain’s finest treasure finds, famously written about by Roald Dahl, be renamed. It is angered that the treasure is called after a neighboring community.