Friday, August 28, 2015
In half a century of space travel more than 500 people have glimpsed the Earth from the unique vantage point of the cosmos, yet no black African has been among them.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Archaeologists in Greece have discovered the ruins of an ancient palace with important archaic inscriptions dating back to the Mycenaean Age, the culture ministry said Tuesday.
Egypt's antiquities minister said Tuesday that the long-planned Grand Egyptian Museum will have an independent, international directorship in an effort to overcome bureaucracy.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
To mark the 125th year since Dwight D. Eisenhower's birth, a multi-million dollar fundraising campaign has begun to do a better job of telling the story of the 34th U.S. president.
Islamic State militants on Sunday blew up the ancient temple of Baal Shamin in the UNESCO-listed Syrian city of Palmyra, an official said, the latest in a series of cultural relics to be destroyed by the jihadist group.
Monday, August 24, 2015
Argentina will return thousands of stolen archaeological pieces to South American neighbors, President Cristina Kirchner said Saturday.
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Two of Taiwan's popular tourist attractions, the National Palace Museum and Taipei 101, have been named among the World's top 500 sights in Lonely Planet's Ultimate Travelist 2015.
For nearly a century the carcass of a small, reddish-brown monkey from South America gathered dust in a windowless backroom of the American Natural History Museum in New York City.
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Diver William Bartlett had just started exploring a 300-year-old shipwreck with a metal detector late last month in the waters off Florida's Atlantic Coast when he found his first Spanish gold coin.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Italy Tuesday announced the appointment of seven foreigners to head national museums as part of moves to revive some of the hallmarks of Italian culture.