Read more about the article Italian Dog Remains May Be World’s Oldest Pet
The jaw of Grotta Paglicci

Italian Dog Remains May Be World’s Oldest Pet

Researchers from the University of Siena in Italy have discovered the remains of what could be the oldest pet dog ever found. The archaeological remains may be up to 20,000 years old and could reveal key information on the evolution of canines from wolf to dog, the Prehistory and Anthropology…

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Read more about the article El Chapos House Auctioned For 4th Time
The house auctioned

El Chapos House Auctioned For 4th Time

The house of drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman will be auctioned for the fourth time on Sunday 23rd August. The starting price of the house which has so far failed to sell despite being put up for auction three times is 2,633,200 MXN (91,537 GBP). Authorities announced that in…

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Read more about the article Necropolis With More Than 100 Tombs Discovered In Spain
The remains found in the site

Necropolis With More Than 100 Tombs Discovered In Spain

A huge necropolis with over 100 tombs has been found in northern Spain. The discovery made in the village of Granon in the northern Spanish region of La Rioja is the culmination of an excavation that began in 2013. The archaeological remains correspond to the period of the history of…

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Read more about the article Dolphins In Darwin Straits Due To COVID-19 Shipping Ban
Moment the dolphins accompany the boat

Dolphins In Darwin Straits Due To COVID-19 Shipping Ban

This is the moment maritime officials in Argentina find themselves accompanied by a group of playful dolphins as they patrol the Beagle Channel, named after HMS Beagle, which carried Charles Darwin on his famous voyage. The tiny orange vessel which the dolphins were filmed swimming around was part of the…

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Read more about the article Velazquez Used Camera Obscura To Paint Las Meninas
In left, detail of Meninas of Kingston Lacy, in centre the same detail showing the point G and in right, the same detail in Meninas of Prado.

Velazquez Used Camera Obscura To Paint Las Meninas

A small painting hidden away in obscurity for over 100 years that was thought to be a copy of Las Meninas by Spanish artist Diego Velazquez was not only painted by him but also used like a pictographic negative to help the Grand Master create one of the most influential…

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