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No, these aren’t real animals, they’re actually balloon sculptures

These animal balloon sculptures are so realistic it’s freaking us out.<p>If you were to stumble across the designs, which include a lizard, buffalo and …

Ancient Worlds: An Epic History of East and West review – enthralling

Michael Scott’s novel approach to an overview of world affairs from 500BC to AD300 reaps rich rewards<p>Most traditional views of ancient history focus on the Graeco-Roman sphere; a main course of Pliny or Livy, perhaps, with a side order of Herodotus or Socrates. Michael Scott’s impeccably researched …

Ancient History

Secret Japanese Military Maps Could Open a New Window on Asia's Past

The recovered maps provided valuable intelligence for the United States after World War II.<p>These maps were captured in the waning days of World War II as the U.S. Army took control of Japan. American soldiers confiscated thousands of secret Japanese military maps and the plates used to print them, …

Syrian artist's stunning calligraphy captures the hope of a war torn country

Renowned artist Mouneer Al Shaarani is using his calligraphy art to inspire the people of Syria, who face daily turmoil in the war-torn country.<p>The …

Scultura, i materiali che non ti aspetti

Quando pensiamo alla scultura ci viene subito in mente il <b>marmo</b> e, in effetti, è un materiale che si presta ad infinite possibilità espressive come …