Forgeries May Hide in Museum of the Bible's Dead Sea Scrolls. According to National Geographic, research suggests that some of the fragments that visitors will encounter may be modern forgeries.
With the museum’s support, scholars are racing to understand the disputed Biblical texts.NEWS.NATIONALGEOGRAPHIC.COM
2,000-year-old sundial changes perception of ancient Rome***HAARETZ.COM
An Unlucky Stroke of Luck for the Dinosaurs. Had the Prehistoric Asteroid Struck Anywhere Else the Dinosaurs Might Not Be Extinct. If landing nearly anywhere else such as the middle of a continent or in the ocean, dinosaurs may have not been annihil
Had the asteroid that doomed dinosaurs crashed nearly anywhere other than the coast of Mexico, they might not have gone extinct, researchers say.NYTIMES.COM
Museum fees are harming art history claim academic researchers, creating at "tax on scholarship" by charging for...
Historians say that they are abandoning academic projects because of a “tax on scholarship” imposed by museums. The Tate and the British Museum are among institutions that charge scholars to...THETIMES.CO.UK
Van Gogh was noted for painting outdoors and once wrote his brother he had picked 100 flies off his canvases.STLTODAY.COM
A monstrous, meat-eating flying reptile that had a wingspan of a small airplane, could walk on all fours and stalked its prey on land has been found in the…FOXNEWS.COM
At this museum, when a sign says "touch at your own risk" and you see a shark swim by, believe the sign!
Archaeologists are searching through the root balls of trees downed by Hurricane Irma in a preserve on Marco Island.NAPLESNEWS.COM
Albert Einstein's hand-written theorem for happiness, given in lieu of a tip to a hotel bellhop, was sold at auction for $1.3M.
While Albert Einstein’s theory of happiness may be relative, it fetched $1.3 million at a Jerusalem auction on Tuesday.WASHINGTONPOST.COM
You just never know where you'll find a masterwork: An archivist discovered a Rodin sculpture in a New Jersey local council meeting room.
A part-time archivist in Madison, N.J., found a signature on the back of a sculpture, setting her off on an investigation to confirm it was a genuine Rodin.NYTIMES.COM