medievalpoc: Alessandro Longhi Portrait of a Young Black Man Italy (c. 1760s) Oil on Canvas, 75 x 65 cm. The Image of the Black in Western Art Research Project and Photo Archive, W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University [x] [x]
40 Pictures Of Cute Animals It's official: looking at pictures of cute animals is good for you - and your work. According to the Wall Street Journal, researchers at Hiroshima University in Japan have found that photos of kittens, puppies and the like don't just make us feel better - they also help us to concentrate.
Wild swimming in the UK: 10 top spots The secluded beauty of wild swimming in the UK makes for the perfect alfresco dip – and youre never too far away from great campsites, castles, gardens, pubs and restaurants either
A Bhuna is popular throughout the Bengal region of north east India and western Bangladesh and is also a popular menu item at Indian restaurants in the US and Europe. Save the money on eating out and cook your own Slow Cooker Chicken Bhuna!
Breakthrough in world's oldest undeciphered writing
The world's oldest undeciphered writing system, proto-Elamite, which has so far defied attempts to uncover its 5,000-year-old secrets, could be about to be decoded by Oxford University academics. This international research project is already casting light on a lost bronze age middle eastern society where enslaved workers lived on rations close to the starvation level.