Archive - Jun 27, 2009
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-06-27 16:40
Richard reports that a series of videos, taken by Lady Yvette at the Spring 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ealdormere, are now available to view on YouTube.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-06-27 13:28
Long hidden behind a panel, a portrait of a semi-nude woman bears a striking resemblance to Leonard Da Vinci's famous Mona Lisa. The painting was once believed to have been done by the Da Vinci, but now experts feel that it may have been inspired by a lost masterpiece. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-06-27 09:40
An extraordinarily-preserved gladiator's helmet, found in what is believed to be a storeroom of the gymnasium of Pompeii, will be the centerpiece of an exhibit on Roman life at the Melbourne Museum. (photos).
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-06-27 06:59
A coral stupa, a mound-like structure supposedly containing relics of the Buddha, has been discovered in Raa atoll Agolhitheemu, in the Maldives Islands off the coast of India. The stupa may prove that the site was once a Buddhist temple which was destroyed when Islam came to the island.