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Prehistoric ochre mining operation found in submerged Mexican caves

Evidence of a mining operation starting 12,000 years ago and lasting two millennia for red ochre have been found under the submerged caves in Yucatan Peninsula.

July 04, 2020

Brick by brick

Despite being listed as one of China's most important cultural heritage site, the Jiankou Great Wall has been severely damaged by natural erosion and human impact over the years.

July 04, 2020

Harry Potter fan sites step back from Rowling over trans issues

Two of the biggest Harry Potter fan sites distanced themselves from author JK Rowling because of her beliefs on transgender issues.

July 03, 2020

From tubs to toilets, Hanoi hotel opens with gold-plated pizzazz

The Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake Hotel has opened with a twist that it hopes will attract guests with fancy tastes: Gold-plated bath tubs, basins & even toilets.

July 03, 2020