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Friday, February 5, 2016
2,000-year-old Rome pyramid built for Caius Cestius gets spotlighted
Rome's only surviving pyramid from ancient times is being put in the spotlight.
2016/2/5
Glassblower looks to ancient Venetian process
A modern-day glassblower believes he has unraveled the mysteries of Renaissance-era Venetian glassmaking, a trade whose secrets were so closely guarded that anyone who divulged them faced the prospect of death.
2016/2/5
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Chinese artist, activist imitates photo of drowned Syrian toddler on beach
Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has recreated the famous image of a 3-year-old Syrian child who drowned in Turkey last year by staging a photo of himself lying face down on a beach in Greece.
2016/2/3
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Taiwan will hold an exhibition to showcase 60 treasures from the Holy See from Feb. 5-May 2 in Taipei, the Foreign Ministry said Monday.
2016/2/2
Monday, February 1, 2016
'Buddha post hole' found in Nepal by archaeologists
Archaeologists have discovered a post hole, believed to be the place where Buddha gave his first sermon while visiting Nepal after attaining enlightenment, during an excavation at Nigrodharam in Kapilvastu district, Nepal.
2016/2/1
16 1,000-year-old Buddhist stupas found in Bangladesh
Sixteen Buddhist stupas, around 1,000-year-old, have recently been unearthed at Nateshwar in Munishiganj district, 29 kilometers off Dhaka city, with a rich archaeological background.
2016/2/1
Tattooing of jailbirds: symbol of time spent behind bars
The man groaned from the painful point of a needle as a tattoo artist pierced his arm, making way for the black ink to run under his skin.
2016/2/1
A new gallery dedicated to artists with Kansas ties opens this week at Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, and there's not a sunflower or dilapidated barn in sight.
2016/2/1
Saturday, January 30, 2016
Magical Laos town preserved by UNESCO has 'lost its soul'
It is officially described as the best-preserved city in Southeast Asia, a bygone seat of kings tucked into a remote river valley of Laos. Luang Prabang weaves a never-never land spell on many a visitor with its tapestry of French colonial villas and Buddhist temples draped in a languid atmosphere.
2016/1/30
At age 91, Robert Frank is happy to let others talk about his past.
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