Richard Channing

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The 12 Most Beautiful Scottish Road Trips

Scotland and road trips go together like the Isle of Skye and photographers. Thanks to the dramatic scenery, many castles embedded into the …

How early humans created the paintings found in France's Chauvet cave

And what these paintings tell us about human life 30,000 years ago.<p>Early humans living in Europe might have led challenging lives, but they still …

Plumpton Rocks, Harrogate: Heaven on earth

Recent restoration work has helped re-create a celebrated landscape garden crafted in the late 18th century around a dramatic gritstone outcrop, as …

BEEcosystem observation hives can be installed inside or outdoors

Today in the United States there are 3.5 million fewer beehives than there were in 1947, a worrying decline given that bees pollinate one out of …

The Glen

My eye is drawn by the tiny green-headed pines poking their heads nervously above the heather, like prey wary of predator. It’s not that pines are …

A 'tomb trail' lets you discover the supposed graves of legends from Wales' mythical past

They are the supposed resting places and memorials of legendary figures made famous by Welsh culture and folklore.<p>Some are unassuming - rocks placed …

10 British drives you must tackle in your lifetime

How better to celebrate the arrival of summer than to dust off your satnav or road atlas, plot a winding route (packing an overnight bag just in case) and head for some of the most beautiful scenery the British Isles has to offer? June is the best month for sightseeing, when tourists aren’t yet out …

Ex-Bangor University professor reveals 'true Camelot'

<b>The quest to find King Arthur's Camelot has puzzled and intrigued scholars and fans for over a thousand years.</b><p>The mythical ruler's legendary court has been associated with locations throughout Wales, including Carmarthen, St David's, and Cardigan.<p>Now a retired Bangor University professor has …

Grotto Bulls of Ancient Art

<i>--Photos (c) D. Nidos</i><p>When four lads stumbled across a hole in the ground in 1940 in southwest France, they had no idea how profoundly their discovery would remake our understanding of human history.<p>That set of winding grottos they found, painted 20 thousand years ago with images of shimmering birds …

15 supposedly weird things Scottish people do that no-one else understands

<b>It may be bloody baltic up North but we’re a warm bunch of people with some pretty solid traditions. But some of the stuff that we class as normal</b> …

Britain AD: A Quest for Arthur, England and the Anglo-Saxons

Leading archaeologist Francis Pryor retells the story of King Arthur, legendary king of the Britons, tracing it back to its Bronze Age origins.<p>The …

The Meaning of European Upper Paleolithic Rock Art

Rock art (also known as parietal art) is an umbrella term which refers to several types of creations including finger markings left on soft surfaces, …

Anthropology

Why are these 32 symbols found in ancient caves all over Europe?

Written language, the hallmark of human civilization, didn't just suddenly appear one day. Thousands of years before the first fully developed …

Anthropology

It looks like the US Air Force really did try to suppress an amazing A-10 video

The John Q. Public blog, run by retired Air Force officer Tony Carr, came across a video Carr suspected was produced by the Air Force's Combat Camera units, lauding the A-10, its crews, its pilots, and the capabilities of its support for ground troops.<p>"ComCam is perhaps alone in its possession of …

12 Hour Guide to Norwich, England

By College Tourist; Author: Veronica White, University of East Anglia<p><b>Just two hours by train from London, Norwich has the sort of charm that can only be found in British towns, but with the excitement of a small city.</b><p>Once the biggest city in England following London, Norwich is a city full of …

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12 UK travel destinations you definitely shouldn't miss in 2016

LONDON — A host of anniversaries and new openings are lining up to make 2016 a great year to explore the UK.<p>In Northern Ireland, the focus is on …

Transcription of ancient manuscript suggests Jesus married Mary Magdalene and had two children

An ancient manuscript unearthed at the British Library and dating back nearly 1,500 years says that Jesus married Mary Magdalene and had two …