Archaeologists find ancient Roman sarcophagus in England

Visitors to the English city of Bath may be familiar with the long history of Sydney Gardens, a lush space that has long been Jane Austen’s favorite destination. In 2019, a plan to renovate the gardens was announced. While these renovations were underway, a group of archaeologists discovered something unexpected on the ground – something reminiscent of a much older ...

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Hundreds of dead in US Pacific Northwest and British Columbia in “once in a millennium” heat wave

The current heat wave in western Canada and the US Pacific Northwest has been described as a “one-time-in-a-millennium” event, with temperatures in Portland, Oregon hitting 116 degrees Fahrenheit on Monday, Seattle, Washington reaching 108 degrees over the weekend, and 116 degrees in Vancouver, BC. A farm worker wipes sweat from his neck as he works Thursday, July 1, 2021, in ...

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Bobby Gillespie and Jehnny Beth, “Utopian Ashes”: review

Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie and Jehnny Beth make an odd couple – he’s prone to cowardly, decadent, drugged overtures as she screams in a primal way – and their differences become even more apparent on Utopian ashes, a kind of concept album they produced together on the preamble of a divorce between two lovers. And like any couple in ...

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Helping Chinatown Residents Take Charge of Their Well-Being

At the start of the pandemic, as researchers and health professionals scrambled to learn more about the new virus, non-scientists struggled to find clear and concise information. For many seniors in Boston’s Chinatown community, this difficulty was compounded by the language barrier. But the student volunteers in the Tufts Chinatown Wellness Initiative (TCWI) were ready to lend a hand. Already ...

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How the Via Emilia became the fastest road in the world

It is not “only” a thousand-year-old road created under the Roman Empire. The Via Emilia is much more. It is the homeland of Italian supercars, the speed capital of the world. This is where the Motor Valley is located, an area that is home to automotive royalty such as Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Dallara, Ducati and Pagani. The history of the ...

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Reviews | The strange and sad death of the American political imagination

Voters in Bellamy’s day were arguing over where and when to go to war. Now it’s handled by the experts; when four American soldiers were killed in Niger in 2017, it emerged that key senators were not even aware that troops were stationed there. Likewise, Bellamy experienced elections in which farmers fiercely debated monetary policy with bankers. Yet today the ...

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Let’s Talk Women Picnic in Celebration of White Summer with Chicago

CHICAGO–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Let’s talk about Womxn Chicago present the closing celebration of the Taste of Chicago on-the-go weekend with “Let’s talk about picnic women in white” at Millennium Park on July 11, 2021, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. This collaboration of forty-strong women entrepreneurs in Chicago exemplifies the spirit of resilience and empowerment of women while celebrating Chicago’s diverse ...

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The Covid makes Cannes evenings even more exclusive

Published on: 07/02/2021 – 03:48Amended: 07/02/2021 – 03:47 Cannes (France) (AFP) The battle for after party invitations has always been fierce at the world’s most glamorous festival, but thanks to social distancing rules, it will be even harder than usual to overtake the doorman at Cannes this year. “We will not be able to do everything we want,” warned Pierre ...

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What blazed in the sky almost 1,000 years ago could have been a strange supernova

In the year 1054, there was an explosion in the sky so bright that it was visible for almost two weeks in broad daylight and two years after dark. So what caused this sudden phenomenon? It was probably a rare type of supernova known as an electron capture supernova. These supernovas, thought to be almost nonexistent, lie just between the ...

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SMC considers MEO satellites for missile tracking

Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Missile Warning Satellite, USAF Image WASHINGTON: The Space Force will make the decision to move from digital design to in-orbit testing of new prototype missile tracking satellites – stationed in non-traditional medium earth orbit (MEO) – at the end of 2022, according to reports. managers of the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC). The first ...

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