Sam Dixon

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Archaeologists Unfold World’s Largest Underground City in Turkey

In ancient Cappadocia, now part of modern day Turkey, the people who lived there dug incredible, honeycomb-esque cities into the soft …

50 Of The Most Beautiful Sentences In Canadian Literature

"We thought we had such problems. How were we to know we were happy?"<p>"We all fight on two fronts, the one facing the enemy, the one facing what we do to the enemy."<p>― <b>Joseph Boyden</b>, <i>Three Day Road</i><p>"Dare I say I miss him? I do. I miss him. I still see him in my dreams. They are nightmares mostly, but …

Sheppard Frere, archaeologist - obituary

Archaeologist whose excavations at Canterbury and St Albans reinterpreted the history of Roman Britain<p>Sheppard Frere, who has died aged 98, was Professor of the Archaeology of the Roman Empire at Oxford University and was best known for the excavations which he directed at Canterbury and St Albans …

After 17 years in orbit, how durable is the International Space Station?

Even though the ammonia leak that forced a partial evacuation of the International Space Station’s U.S. section on Wednesday proved to be a false alarm, the news did raise questions on the station’s durability.<p>Since the station’s inception in 1998, the habitable satellite has endured a multitude of …

New ISIS video appears to show child executioner killing alleged Russian spies

A horrifying new video released online on Tuesday appears to show ISIS using a young boy to execute a pair of captives the terror group claims are Russian spies.<p>The slickly-produced video shows two men being interrogated in Russian about their alleged attempt to infiltrate ISIS. One captive, and …