Friday, August 21, 2015
Japan said Thursday it is eyeing a cheaper alternative to the pricey gift it gives to people turning 100 each year, in a nation famous for its long-living population.
Alongside the lush and steep windward coast of the Hawaii island of Oahu a team of researchers are creating images of coral reefs that are in danger of dying because of warm ocean waters.
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.
Russia's cultural authorities want to reclaim the remains of composer Sergei Rachmaninov from the United States, in a move seen as aimed at stoking patriotism but has made his descendants fume.
The Museum of the Bible being built in Washington will feature ancient artifacts and treasures from the Holy Land under a new deal that ensures Israel's leading archaeological organization will have an outpost in the U.S. capital.
The office has all the trappings of a high-tech startup. There's a giant beanbag in the foyer and erasable, white board walls for brainstorming. Someone's pet dog lounges happily on the sunny balcony.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
An ancient plant that grew underwater in what is modern day Europe, had no petals and bore one single seed may have been the world's first known flowering plant, a study said Monday.
Face taut, muscles bulging, his rigid body suspended horizontally in the air on a pole, Bakr al-Makadmeh's "street workout" showcases the urban bodybuilding making ripples in Gaza.
Scientists say they have found rare evidence of a prehistoric massacre in Europe after discovering a 7,000-year-old mass grave with skeletal remains from some of the continent's first farmers bearing terrible wounds.