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Digital Foundry: Hands-on with Bayonetta 2

It seems like ancient history now, but you may recall that Nintendo introduced Wii U as a system designed to appeal to both casual and dedicated players alike. One of its first moves in wooing the core player was to resurrect Bayonetta 2 - a game that was all but cancelled before Nintendo moved in to save the day. Show More Summary

Seven chihuahuas who just found out World Trekkers: Mexico is tomorrow night at HMNS

3 days agoArts / Museums : Beyond Bones

Friday, September 12 we’re heading south of the border for World Trekkers: Mexico! From vibrant music to stunning vistas, ancient ruins to delectable treats, Mexico’s rich history and cultural traditions have won the world over and now you can experience … Continue reading ?

New Yorkers & 9/11

In historical terms, 9/11 was just yesterday, perhaps a week ago. But in what we might call 'news terms' it's now something like ancient history. Even the bloody shirt crowd who got in the habit of using the annual memorials and remembrances...Show More Summary

Idumean Aramaic ostraca

ARAMAIC DAY: Ancient Aramaic Business Records: Fourth-century B.C.E. ostraca from Idumea (Bible History Daily). Robin Ngo summarizes an article by Ada Yardeni in the current issue of BAR. Excerpt:We have about 2,000 ostraca with inscriptions...Show More Summary

Study traces ecological collapse over 6,000 years of Egyptian history

Depictions of animals in ancient Egyptian artifacts have helped scientists assemble a detailed record of the large mammals that lived in the Nile Valley over the past 6,000 years. A new analysis of this record shows that species extinctions,...Show More Summary

Home price revisions: Highs not as high, lows not as low

Kinda ancient history now, but in order to know where you’re going, it helps to know where you’ve been, no? On the Calculated Risk blog, housing economist Tom Lawler explains recent revisions to historical data for the S&P/Case-Shiller national home...

Watch: 2,000 years of European history in less than a minute

last weekNews : BlogPost

The video shows the shifting borders of Europe over the span of 2000 years — from the rise of ancient Rome to Europe as it was after the crumbling of empires and the fall of the Soviet Union. It was published on YouTube this week by the New Scientist, in conjunction with a piece in the magazine's […]

The Mystery of the Ancient Roman Tunnel to Hell

There is a place on the northern shore of the Bay of Naples that has long been steeped in history, mystery, myth, and magic. Known as the Phlegræan Fields, it is a desolate place; a barren wasteland strewn with rubble and intersected by deep underground vents that...

Lost Armenian monastery

EVERY PHILOLOGIST DREAMS OF THIS HAPPENING: Ani ruins reveal hidden secrets from below. New underground structures have come to light in Ani, one of Turkey’s most breathtaking ancient sites. History researcher Sezai Yaz?c? says the ancient...Show More Summary

Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright: Two of Gaming's Greatest Minds Team up for a Mysterious Nintendo 3DS Adventure

Together for the First Time, Professor Layton and Phoenix Wright Rewrite History REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- One is a brilliant archeologist who has traveled the world solving puzzles and unearthing ancient civilizations. The other is a bumbling defense attorney whose sense of justice is matched only by his sense of style. Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History: ante diem v kalendas septembres

ante diem v kalendas septembres rites in honour of Sol and Luna near the Circus Maximus 29 B.C. dedication of the ara Victoriae in the Curia 430 A.D. — death of St. Augustine 1797 — birth of Karl Otfried Muller (Classical scholar and archaeologist)

This Day in Ancient History: ante diem vii kalendas septembres

ante diem vii kalendas septembres 55 B.C. — Julius Caesar invades Britain, but doesn’t stick around very long 1875 — Birth of John Buchan, 1st Baron of Tweedsmuir and Governor-General of Canada … and author of a decent biography of Augustus

Lifestyles of the Ancient Britons

The Ancient Britons Ross 1987 Submitter: This was found in the library at the small UK primary school (ages 3-11) where I teach. We have a wide variety of history resources and I had no hesitation in weeding this one. The information is inaccurate, and terribly wishy-washy – there’s no dates anywhere in the book! […]

This Tiny Copper Awl Is Rewriting History

A small copper awl found in a woman's ancient grave in Israel is rewriting history. It's the oldest metal object ever found in the Middle East, and was probably owned by the apparently important 40-year-old woman buried with it in an extravagant Tel Tsaf grave, LiveScience reports. The awl's date...

Welcome To The New El Pollo Loco: 2010 And 2011 Are Ancient History

By The Specialist: I ran across a very well organized, written, and compelling Seeking Alpha piece written by Suhail Capital on El Pollo Loco (NASDAQ:LOCO) entitled El Pollo Loco: PE 'Bust-Out', 20+ Years Of Failed Domestic Expansion, Pre-IPO Window Dressing Make An Ideal Short. Show More Summary

Ancient History: 21 Photos of Art Deco From Before South Beach Came Back

3 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

The Miami Beach Architectural District, the official and original name of the 'Art Deco District', was designated to the National Register of Historic Places as the nation's first historic district of 20th...

Gold coin may be key to solve Sweden's 'Pompeii'

Swedish archaeologists found a rare and valuable golden coin from ancient Rome on Monday. And they think it may explain a key part of the Sweden's history. Archaeologists found the coin on Monday at a site on the island of Öland that's been compared to Italy's Pompeii. Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History:

ante diem xii kalendas septembres Consualia — festival involving games/chariot races in honour of Consus and other assorted divinities; one of the races apparently featured chariots pulled by mules 753 B.C.(?) – rape of the Sabine women (which traditionally happened during the celebration of the above)

Wealth of pottery found in Corinth tomb

An ancient tomb in Corinth has been found with an impressive collection of pottery. The tomb dates to between 800 and 760 B.C., very early in the city’s history. There’s evidence of settlement in Corinth as early as 6,500 B.C., but there appears to have been a significant loss of population from 2,500 B.C. until [...]

Wedbush Securities Would Really Prefer To Focus On The Present

Unfortunately for the brokerage, regulators like the SEC and FINRA keep dredging up the distant past of two years ago, when the firm was perhaps a little more lax vis-à-vis market access. But that’s ancient history, history which, Wedbush...Show More Summary

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