In 1978, Soviet geologists prospecting in the wilds of Siberia discovered a family of six, lost in the taiga
Every year, the researchers, students, and technology users who make up the community of the Michigan State University Artificial Language Laboratory celebr...
A team of electrical technicians made the discovery while moving an electrical pole in Monmouthshire.
Officials plan to host concerts and theater productions on the new, retractable platform
As governments around the world weigh up how much to restrict Christmas celebrations in an effort to combat the pandemic, it's worth noting this isn't the first time in history that politicians have tried to exercise control over the seasonal festivities. In the 1640s, the Parliament of England, Scotland and Ireland effectively made many long-held Christmas traditions illegal, and it went down about as well as you might imagine - ultimately helping to reignite the English Civil War.
Veteran line-cooks, experts, and die-hard fans tell the story of the fries that birthed an empire, then disappeared—until now.
Living through the devastating Italian plague of 1656, the great polymath Athanasius Kircher turned his ever-enquiring mind to the then mysterious disease, becoming possibly the first to view infected blood through a microscope. While his subsequent theories of spontaneous generation and "universal sperm" were easily debunked, Kircher's investigation can be seen as an important early step to understanding contagion, and perhaps even the very first articulation of germ…
How we came to represent (through inky marks) the vagaries of the mind, inflections of the voice, and intensity of feeling
The long read: Frank Fisher, now 90, was a traditional high street butcher his whole working life – as were three generations of his family before him. How does a man dedicated to serving his community decide when it’s time to hang up his white coat?
Upscaled with neural networks footage from the dawn of film taken in Belle Époque-era Paris, France from 1896-1900.