The Phil Collins Collection Preview includes a brass cannon used by the Mexican Army during the Battle of the Alamo and the original battle orders that called for the attack on the Alamo.
The Friday List: From the storytelling spectacle dastangoi to a tour of ringmaster Gregangelo's home museum, your weekly calendar of virtual events
Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.
Locating Dara Shukoh’s grave would serve little purpose if we cannot celebrate his theological works, syncretic ethos
If we are to indeed celebrate Dara Shukoh, aren’t his literary and theological works and his deeply syncretic ethos, more important to remember and follow, than a knowledge of the precise location of his mortal remains?
Some genetic variants from a human's past can be helpful as it may allow people to have a long life despite smoking
The cave painting in Indonesia's Leang Bulu’ Sipong 4 cave is the oldest figurative art in the world.
Findings from Keeladi excavation site have a clear message for modern cities: Cherish your water, or perish
Today, as the peripheries of our cities experience a seasonal ‘Day Zero’ and our water future looks to become decidedly more temperamental, the Keeladi site almost serves as a ‘Back to the Future’ moment for our cities
The brain size of primates, thought to have increased progressively, seems to have followed a more roundabout path.
Radiocarbon dating indicates that the skeletons were deposited at two different instances, 1000 years apart.
Syrians in exile participate in initiatives to protect artifacts, keep the culture alive in the diaspora.
Archaeologists unearthed the remains in Israel and send more than 100 skeletal samples for testing in Germany.
The bird exists around 2 million years ago and weighs as much as an adult polar bear at 405 kg.
Archaeologist Armand Salvador Mijares plans to resume diggings next year, hoping to find more artifacts.
A volcanic eruption of the Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD destroyed the flourishing city of Pompeii.
A 3D model of the observatory has also been installed in the room, besides the models of instruments.
Archaeologists discovered several storage silos containing large quantities of animal and plant remains.
The vast deposit of salt inside was left by the ocean that covered the region 250 million years ago.
Staring out to sea on a sunny day, underwater archaeologist Ibrahima Thiaw visualises three shipwrecks somewhere beneath the Atlantic waves of Senegal that were once packed with slaves. He wants more than anything to find them.
The Lost City of the Monkey God: Douglas Preston chronicles the discovery of an ancient civilisation
If you are a collector of legends or have a weakness for adventure stories, The Lost City of the Monkey God, by Douglas Preston, should be a cover-to-cover read. Regardless, the book is a brilliant story of a lost city as there might not be many left to discover in our times.
Humans likely established permanent settlements on the high-altitude Tibetan Plateau between 13,000-7,400 years ago, much before the advent of agriculture 5,200 years ago, according to new research.
COLOMBO Sri Lanka's parliament on Thursday passed a law to establish an office to trace people who disappeared during a 26-year war and another insurrection amid protests by former leader Mahinda Rajapaksa's supporters in the chamber. The law was passed without a vote.