Katherine Pineiro

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New York City

Learn Italian Amid the History and Culture of Sicily

Peter Sommer Travels has announced the company’s first language learning expedition, combining in-depth Italian lessons with a complete immersion in …

Italy

New Piece of Ancient Roman Map Located

ROME, ITALY—A newly discovered fragment of a marble map of ancient Rome has been joined with the other existing pieces, according to <i>Discovery News</i>. …

Ancient History

Disclosure: Evidence of An Extraterrestrial Presence the Secret Space Program & Ancient Archeology

~Ben Rich lockheed Martin<p>What Do ETs Look Like? <br>https://youtu.be/UH5SwHAk5XY<br>“I Knew About 57 Different Races in 1987.”<br>~Clifford Stone<p>Its Now Time to …

The Canaanites who loved Pharaoh, on display at the Israel Museum

It was Sunday morning, day two of “Pharaoh in Canaan: The Untold Story,” the latest grand-scale exhibit at the Israel Museum, and it was busy in the …

History's 9 Most Insane Jewelry Heists

We all know that beauty addles the mind -- but an interesting, though lesser known fact is that it's our motor cerebellum that's activated in the presence of something gorgeous. What that means is: you see something desirable, and while the pleasure centers of your brain certainly light up, it's …

Artefacts from 'lost' medieval village found near M74

<b>Motorway construction workers have unearthed archaeological artefacts which experts believe may be from a lost medieval Scots village.</b><p>The crew made the discovery 18-months ago on the verge of the M74, near J6, opposite Hamilton Services.<p>It included two structures, coins and pieces of pottery and …

Archaeology

Cannabis preserved India's ancient Ellora caves from decay for 1,500 years

Indian archaeologists have discovered that hemp played a key role in preserving the ancient Ellora caves in the western state of Maharashtra. New …

Cannabis

Museum of Lost Objects: Looted Sumerian Seal

<b>In April 2003, almost the entire collection of ancient cylinder seals was stolen from the Iraq Museum in Baghdad - and it remains missing.</b><p>In the chaotic, violent April of 2003, as US tanks rolled into Baghdad, the Iraq Museum was broken into and pillaged. Looters rampaged through the halls, …

Archaeology

Archaeologist's illustrations recall ancient Ava

An archaeologist shares her illustrations of Ava, a young woman who died more than 3,700 years ago in the far north of Scotland.

Archaeology

Israeli archaeologists discover 7,000-year-old settlement

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli archaeologists said Wednesday they have unearthed a 7,000-year-old settlement in northern Jerusalem, describing it as the oldest discovery of its kind in the area.<p>Israel's Antiquities Authority said the excavation exposed two houses with well-preserved remains and floors …

Archaeology

10 reasons to visit Scotland in 2016

Of all of Scotland’s attractions for visitors, the highlands and islands of its rugged west coast hold pride of place for their wild, haunting beauty. Ten reasons for visiting this summer include a new footpath linking famous whisky distilleries, star gazing with astronomers in the dark skies of …

Ancient Roman Restaurant Found in France

LATTES, FRANCE—A team of archaeologists has found a structure in southern France that they believe served as a restaurant around 2,100 years ago, …

Ancient Rome
Archaeology

93-Mile-Long Ancient Wall in Jordan Puzzles Archaeologists

A new map of an ancient wall that extended 93 miles (150 kilometers) in Jordan has left archaeologists with a series of mysteries, including …

Archaeology

Dad Learned of Teen Daughter's Murder From TV, Because the Cops Forgot to Tell Him

There's a reason that law enforcement agencies don't release the names of people killed in homicides or car crashes until sometimes long after the …

Crime

Uncovered Ancient Fresco Shows 'Jesus Rising to the Sky'

Turkish archaeologists have found a 5th century underground church with artwork showing scenes of Jesus rising into the sky.<p>"This place is even …

Extremism

3D Laser Scans of Britain Reveal Ancient Roman Roads

For the past 18 years, the U.K.’s Environment Agency has used a remote sensing method called LIDAR (short for Light Detection and Ranging) to scan …

Doomsday warning after archaeologists discover tomb of Egyptian queen Khentkaus III

A RESEARCHER studying the tomb of an ancient Egyptian queen has warned the findings may foretell disaster. The burial site of Queen Khentkaus III, …

Ancient History

Ancient Footprints Discovered in Arizona

The recent discovery of dozens of remarkably well-preserved footprints in the southern Arizona desert provides new insights into how Native people …

Small Spaces

The UN's 'violent extremism' scam: What to say when 'radical Islamic terror' is too scary

There is a dangerous scam gaining traction at the United Nations, backstopped by the White House. It’s called “violent extremism.” Given the U.N.’s long and undistinguished history of being unable to define terrorism, and an American president who chokes on the words “radical Islamic terrorism,” …

Anthropology

Migrants find refuge 'north of the middle of nowhere'

HAMMERFEST, Norway (AP) — After hiding below the horizon for two long months, the sun has finally risen in Hammerfest, casting a pale pink hue over the Arctic landscape surrounding the world's northernmost refugee shelter.<p>From her modest room, Huda al-Haggar admires the wonderland of snow and ice, …

Asylum Seekers
Botanical Gardens

Girl, 11, groped in Hamleys as she watches magic show

Detectives in hunt for man after youngster indecently assaulted while she watches demonstration with family at world famous London toy shop<p>An 11-year-old girl was groped by a man at world famous toy shop Hamleys as she watched a magic show.<p>The youngster was at the store, in London's Regent Street, …

14 things to do in Cuba before it changes forever

Mystery Of Easter Island Inhabitants Deepens

Living on a small, isolated speck of land in the remote eastern Pacific, one could hardly blame the Rapanui for being at each others' throats. …

Anthropology

How a bite of pizza led to an arrest in the Grim Sleeper serial killer case

A serial killer known as the Grim Sleeper preyed on women in South Los Angeles for more than two decades, starting in the 1980s.<p>But it wasn't until 2010 that police arrested a suspect in the case — and it came down, in many ways, to a bite of pizza.<p>Lonnie Franklin, 63, is charged with killing 10 …