NASA’s historic Artemis 1 moon mission will launch Wednesday. Here’s how to watch

NASA’s enormous Artemis “mega moon rocket,” the most powerful space rocket ever built, has been cleared for yet another attempt to blast off to the moon on Wednesday (Nov. 16) after surviving 100 mph (161 km/h) gusts from Hurricane Nicole.  The $20 billion Artemis rocket, comprising the 30-story Space Launch System (SLS) and the Orion […]

US returns to Cambodia dozens of antiquities looted from historic sites | Cambodia

The United States will return to Cambodia 30 looted antiquities, including bronze and stone statues of Buddhist and Hindu deities carved more than 1,000 years ago, US officials have said. The south-east Asian country’s archaeological sites – including Koh Ker, a capital of the ancient Khmer empire – suffered widespread looting in civil conflicts between […]

Is This The Original Board Game Of Death

Historic Egyptians took their board video games severely. The backgammonlike senet began out as a mere pastime, however over almost 2 millennia it developed right into a sport with deep hyperlinks to the afterlife, performed on a board that represented the underworld. Now, a model of the sport sitting in a California museum would possibly […]

Tutankhamun sold at auction for £4.7m despite Egypt protests

The ‘rare and beautiful’ 3,000-year-old sculpture goes under the hammer in defiance of claims it was stolen A brown quartzite head of young king Tutankhamun has sold at auction in London for more than £4.7m despite Egyptian demands for its return. The more than 3,000-year-old sculpture, displayed at Christie’s London auction house, shows the boy king […]