Samadrita Basu

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Ancient Roman coins found in an old Japanese castle - CNN Style

Ancient Rome

2,000-year-old forgotten irrigation system unearthed at ancient Petra gardens

Ongoing archaeological digs at Petra have revealed a sophisticated irrigation system and water storage system that once enabled legendary gardens, …

Archaeology

Archaeologists are baffled after finding ancient Roman coins beneath a Japanese castle

The discovery of 10 bronze and copper coins -- the oldest dating from about 300-400 AD -- in southern Okinawa caught researchers by surprise.<p>It was the first time Roman Empire coins have been discovered in Japan, thousands of kilometres from where they were likely minted.<p>"At first I thought they …

Room Design Ideas for Your Home’s Most-Used Spaces

As the summer comes to a close and with fall just around the corner, many of us feel the need to change something up in our homes. A fresh change for …

How can I see Jupiter and Venus in the night sky this weekend?

Stargazers are in for a treat this weekend as Venus and Jupiter will appear very close together in the night sky.<p>For much of August, the five brightest planets - Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars - have been visible to the naked eye.<p>On the evening of August 27, there will be a conjunction, …

Astronomy

Giving Philadelphia a New Definition of Take Out

How it works: you visit LocalStove.com, become a member, view the daily specials, select your entree, and chose your preferred pickup or delivery …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Every Day | Inc.com

Although it is, more or less, everyone's ultimate life goal, long-term happiness is something the average person finds incredibly difficult to achieve. The good news is that, according to science, you have the ability to control a significant amount of the happiness you feel. Simply changing a …

Happiness

Recipe for oven-fried chicken works best if you give the chicken a salted ice bath.

Judy Hesser doesn’t mince words. “I used to pan-fry chicken, but it’s a pain in the neck to clean up all that grease.”<p>Advertisement<p>She’s right! So …

This Summer-Proof Hairstyle Will Keep Your Blowout Intact

When faced with July's oppressive heat and humidity—the kind in which we can literally <i>hear</i> our hair frizz when we step outside—it's practically …

Hair

“This recipe is great for tacos, sandwiches or served over rice or quinoa.”

Preparation<p>Combine all the ingredients except the pork shoulder in a slow cooker. Stir to combine and taste to make sure it is delicious.<p>Add the pork …

Cooking

15 Mesmerizing Underwater Photos That Show What's Really Under the Sea

Slightly eerie, yet extremely cool.<p>The winners of the 2016 Underwater Photographer of the Year Awards have been announced and the beautiful yet eerie photos are basically the <i>Titanic</i> and <i>Finding Nemo</i> in real life. The awards cover eight areas — wide angle, macro, wrecks, behavior, up & coming, …

Pandahall’s Tutorial on How to Make Christmas Quilling Paper Snowflakes

Quilling papers are popular and widely used in making cute crafts, and I have made many quilling paper ornaments before. Today, I will show you how …

Quilled Snowman Craft

Quilling is an easy, inexpensive and quick craft that has been around for hundreds of years. Use basic quilling techniques and a few extras to turn …

Quilled Snowman

Create an adorable snowman from strips of colored paper. It’s easy, inexpensive and takes almost no time to learn!<p>Get the instructions for ––> …

How to Make Quilling Paper Christmas Decoration Crafts

Quilling paper Christmas crafts are more and more popular, for they are pretty and delicate. Today’s project is a quilling paper decoration. You can …

Crafting

How to Make a Purple Quilling Paper Heart Pendant Necklace for Girls

Quilling paper heart is a good and economical gift for Valentine's Day. In this article, I want to share a purple quilling paper heart pendant …

Grim news for bears, tigers under proposed new wildlife law in China

BEIJING — Bears, tigers, pangolins and a range of other endangered animals are facing bleaker prospects than ever.<p>A draft amendment to China’s wildlife protection law has infuriated conservationists by confirming that it is legal to breed endangered species in captivity for commercial use and for …

Wildlife

"Urban Wildlife" Story and Pictures

Story ?<p>Urban Wildlife<p>Published <b>Dec 11, 2015</b> | View the Assignment | Features Photos From <b>26 Contributors</b><p><b>27 photos</b> selected by<p><i>Photographer & National Geographic Explorer</i><p>View Slideshow<p>Well, this was exciting and really tough. Curating the Urban Wildlife assignment was as challenging for me as …

Tiny Mites Living on Your Face Hold the Key to Your Ancestry

When people talk about wildlife, they’re generally thinking about wolves running through forests, or maybe squirrels skittering about neighborhood …

These hybrid animals will be created because of climate change

In 2006, a white bear with brown splotches, believed to be a hybrid of a polar bear and a grizzly, was shot by Arctic hunters. Then in 2009, a possible hybrid of a right whale and a bowhead was photographed in the Bering Sea.<p>The increased hybridization of animals is a strong indication that our …

Science Says This Is What Jesus Really Looked Like

While Western culture is accustomed to depictions of Jesus as a lanky white guy with long, straight, perfectly-conditioned hair, or, much less often, …