Official inquiry over Michelangelo work

Published on June 6th, 2009 | by Admin

An official inquiry has been initiated in Italy to determine if a wooden statue of Christ attributed to Michelangelo is actually his. The wooden statue of Christ on the Cross was bought by the Italian government [&hellip... Read More


65 years ago: D-Day

Published on June 6th, 2009 | by Admin

Today marks the 65th anniversary of D-Day (June 6th, 1944), the Normandy Landings. The assault was divided into two phases; the first being an air assault landing of American, British and Canadian troops, and the second [&hellip... Read More


The last remaining Nazi E-boat rises again

Published on June 5th, 2009 | by Admin

The last remaining German E-boat, known as S130, is being restored at a cost of $8.25 million in Millbrook, England. The last-known remaining craft of its type was bought about two years ago by British military [&hellip... Read More


More dinosaur bones found at Utah quarry

Published on June 5th, 2009 | by Admin

60-70 new dinosaur bones have been found at one of Utah’s major new dinosaur quarries, including a 20-foot-long neck bone discovered this week. The site — called the Hanksville-Burpee Dinosaur Quarry — is a logjam of [&hellip... Read More


33 Incan Sacrifice Victims Found

Published on June 5th, 2009 | by Admin

Archaeologists have discovered the remains of 33 Incas who were sacrificed victims in Chotuna-Chornancap, Peru. Scientists say human sacrifice was common within the Incan culture, which flourished immediately before the arrival of the Spanish in what [&hellip... Read More


Ancient spy boat found in Myanmar

Published on June 5th, 2009 | by Admin

A  300-400 year old spy boat has been found by locals in Myanmar. Found by local people when they were digging a water pond in the area on May 28, the ancient boat is assessed to have [&hellip... Read More


Another view of the ‘Tank Man’ of Tiananmen Square

Published on June 5th, 2009 | by Admin

The New York Times has posted an article about a previously unpublished photograph showing the ‘Tank Man’ of Tiananmen Square from a different angle. It is interesting to see such an iconic picture from a different [&hellip... Read More


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