Emily Dattilo

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Oldest Human Fossil Found, Redrawing Family Tree

Discovery pushes back the origin of our genus, Homo, by half a million years.<p>In a rare congruence of new evidence, two fossil jaws cast a fused beam of light on one of the darkest mysteries in human evolution: the origin of our genus <i>Homo</i>. The two lower jaws—one a reconstruction of a pivotal …

Grisly London Discovery May Be Proof of City’s Gladiators

Article Details:<p>Author<p>Christopher Klein<p>Website Name<p>history.com<p>Year Published<p>2014<p>Title<p>Grisly London Discovery May Be Proof of City’s …

“Interwoven Globe: The Worldwide Textile Trade, 1500-1800” is the first exhibition to consider how textile design ideas moved across the world as a result of trade. The New York Times says each of the exhibition’s nine galleries “feels like its own treasure chest, worthy of hours of pleasurable study.” Read the review and view a slideshow: http://met.org/1aHsjeL Jacket (“Casaquin”) and Petticoat | 1725–40 | Italian

Amazing American Civil War Photos Turned Into Glorious Color

Color photography may not have been widely used until the 1930s but that hasn't stopped an active group of Redditors from looking to change the past. On the Colorized History Subreddit, Redditors use photo manipulation to add color to historical black and white images.<p>Two of the most prolific …

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A peek inside the British royal residences

As the world zooms in on the royal birth, take a look at the open-to-the-public retreats, castles and palaces where you can follow in the House of Windsor’s footsteps.

A perfect day in Trastevere, Rome's favourite neighbourhood

You’ve thrown coins into the Trevi Fountain and marvelled at the Colosseum – what next? Take a trip across the Tiber river to Trastevere, a charming medieval neighbourhood with a fiery temperament. A stroll around Trastevere, a formerly working-class district with a heady nightlife, will take you …

Six weekend breaks in Europe

If you’ve ticked off Europe's big city hitters such as Paris, Rome and Madrid, then <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine has some suggestions for your next trip.<p>Jerez de la Frontera, Spain<p>Jerez distils Andalucian culture down to its most dramatic elements. It is a beguiling town of sherry bodegas, sleek …

Top things to do in Rome

Few cities evoke the sheer wonder and amazement of Rome. Ancient history, outstanding art and religious icons are around every corner and when it all gets too much you can just join the locals in sipping espresso in one of the city's many squares. With so much to see and do, the real test will be …

What The Future Looked Like In 1900 -- 13 Fascinating Images

1 of 14<p>Crossing the sea and getting from one country to another has never been easier thanks to this railway and boat combination. Ferry your way …

Where And How To Celebrate The Royal Baby, Including Where To See The Birth Announcement

The world’s most awaited due date is reportedly not until July 13, but people have already been camped out for days – tents and all – on the sidewalk outside London’s St. Mary’s hospital, where the Duchess of Cambridge is planning to give birth. St. Mary’s is the same hospital where Princess Diana …

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Bluebell Cathedral, Ashridge | England (by Old-Man-George)

<b>Bluebell Cathedral, Ashridge | England</b> (by Old-Man-George)

10 Castles from Around The World That Are Straight Out Of Fairy Tales (PHOTOS)

It's no wonder that almost every fairy tale takes place in a far away land in a beautiful castle. There's just something magical about these structures' massive size and architectural features like turrets, spires and drawbridges that will forever recall Sleeping Beauty and Snow White.<p>Although they …

How to travel in Europe

Fifty sovereign states. 10,180,000 sq km. 738,200,000 people. The word ‘Europe’ does little to convey the diversity found within, which can make it a bewildering place to travel. So here’s a handy guide to your transport options:<p>Car<p><b>Budget:</b> medium-high (London-Prague petrol from EUR360 return, plus …

Italy by the slice: a guide to Italy's regional pizzas

Olympic debates may keep piazzas across Italy buzzing most summer nights, but only until the pizza arrives. Silence falls as diners rip into the hot crust, hastily blow on scorched fingers, then dig right in again. UNESCO is considering Italy's 2011 request to grant World Heritage status to pizza, …

The world's best high teas

Sipping tea in rarefied surroundings is a simple treat that can turn a fun city break into something truly memorable. High (or afternoon) tea, involving delicate cakes, buttery scones and the occasional glass of bubbly, is an English tradition dating back to the 1840s. So it’s unsurprising that the …

Cambodia's vast lost city: world's greatest pre-industrial site unearthed

It's 7am at Angkor Wat and there's not a tourist in sight. It's blissfully quiet, the first clear June morning after two days of torrential rains. …

The 3D model of Mary, Queen of Scots is the face of a historical divide

Their faces look back at us out of portraits, marble busts and old photographs. The people of the past are as human as we are, maybe more so, and yet …