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Lost cities #1: Babylon – how war almost erased ‘mankind’s greatest heritage site’

Lost cities #1: Babylon – how war almost erased ‘mankind’s greatest heritage site’ | Cities | The Guardian

Scientists reconstruct the face of a woman who died 3,700 years ago

What happened to Ava? Scientists reconstruct face of 18 year old farmer who died in Scottish Highlands 3700 years - and say her mysterious 'uneven' skull may be proof of strange head binding customs

Breakthrough in world's oldest undeciphered writing

The world's oldest undeciphered writing system, which has so far defied attempts to uncover its 5,000-year-old secrets, could be about to be decoded by Oxford University academics.

Soviet Brutalist Architecture Photographed By Frederic Chaubin

When one thinks of  something fascinating, Soviet brutalist architecture does not come to mind. However, Frédéric Chaubin’s remarkable photographs, published under the curious title R…

Discovery of priest's grave sheds light on first days of Spanish conquest of Mexico

The chance find in Mexico City of a stone slab bearing the name of Miguel de Palomares shows conquistadors reused an Aztec temple for the first cathedral

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How to build a city from scratch: the handy step-by-step DIY guide

Infographic: Which Cities Are Embracing the Green Revolution | ArchDaily

Infographic: Which Cities Are Embracing the Green Revolution