Allineate drammaticamente in cima ad un costone roccioso, le “tombe” alveare di Bat e Al Ayn sono due dei più famosi siti preistorici dell’Oman. Poco si sa circa le strutture in pietra, o la cultura che le costruì. Tuttavia, nonostante questa mancanza di conoscenza, l’UNESCO ha pensato sia abbastanza per concludere che “la necropoli di […]
A subsidiary of Petronas, the Malaysian state-owned petro giant courted by the BC government, has built at least 16 unauthorized dams in northern BC to trap hundreds of millions of gallons of water used in its controversial fracking operations. The 16 dams are among “dozens” that have been built
From the hottest deserts to the iciest mountains (like the slopes of Mount Rainier, above), the world is a many-splendored place. But some spots are one-of-a-kind, with sights that can't be seen anywhere else on the planet. Here, we list some of these amazing places. Let's go exploring.
Archaeologists have found an ancient compound with mosaics, a winepress and an oil press that dates back to the Byzantine era. The archaeologist team found some of the walls of the compound hiding in plain site just about 19 miles (30 kilometers) west of Jerusalem.