BBC - Future - The mystery of the lost Roman herb Julius Caesar kept a cache of it in the government treasury and the Greeks even put it on their money. It was worth its weight in gold – but no one knows if it still exists.
Crossrail is undertaking a large-scale excavation at Liverpool Street. Archaeologists are working to unearth up to 3000 skeletons from thePost-Medieval Bedlam burial ground and parts of the Roman suburbs.
Canal in Venice - Henri Martin Henri-Jean Guillaume Martin (August 1860 - November was a renowned French impressionist painter. <-- I have a picture that I took when I was in Venice that looks like it is from this exact spot The city that never changes.