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  • Search for grave of King Richard III to be extended

     
    British archaeologists searching for the grave of King Richard III are given an extra week after reporting promising findings beneath a parking lot in central England. Richard was killed in battle in 1485, but the whereabouts of the his remains have...
  • Bones found in hunt for King Richard III's remains

     
    Archaeologists digging in central England for the remains of Richard III, the king immortalized as a murderous tyrant by William Shakespeare, have found bones that in many ways match his profile –- literally....
  • Mayan 2012 Apocalypse TV programming

     
    Updated Nov. 30, 2012, 12:31pm CT Dec. 21, 2012. There hasn't been so much interest in — and, in some cases, fear over — a date since 1999 and the impending approach of Y2K. Whether or not you believe in the supposed Mayan 2012 prediction that...
  • Richard III horror story: Axed in head, stabbed in rear, bones dug up

     
    This post has been updated. Please see note at the bottom for details. King Richard III has not been treated ......
  • Petroglyphs stolen from sacred eastern Sierra site recovered

     
    Petroglyph panels cut and chiseled off an eastern Sierra rock art site sacred to Native Americans have been recovered by federal investigators, U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials announced Thursday. The suspected thieves have not been identified and...
  • The Look for Less: Dedon Obelisk vs. Nuevo Living Hourglass stacking outdoor furniture

     
    All-weather synthetic wicker makes it possible to leave patio furniture out all year long, at least in California. But what if your garden party grows from a small group to a bigger crowd, and those lounge sets are taking up too much valuable space? Dutch...
  • Art review: Emilie Halpern at Pepin Moore

     
    Emilie Halpern’s new exhibition of sculpture and photography at Pepin Moore is both poetic and diffuse, tracing somewhat mystical connections between astronomy, geography and ancient Egyptian mythology. Halpern has a knack for quiet, elegant pieces that...
  • Charges dismissed against ex-Getty curator Marion True by Italian judge [updated]

     
    The groundbreaking criminal trial of former Getty Museum antiquities curator Marion True ended in a bureaucratic whimper Wednesday in Rome when the judged ended the proceedings, ruling that the statute of limitations had expired on the criminal charges...
  • Orlando Science Center: Neanderthal Ball set for Nov. 6

     
    Preparations are being made for the Orlando Science Center's annual Neanderthal Ball, which doubles as a fundraiser for the center's youth programs. As the name indicates, the event has a caveman feel to it, taking place in the dinosaur exhibit. There's...
  • Pacific 10 Conference dedicating basketball season to John Wooden [Updated]

     
    Pacific 10 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott announced Thursday morning that the conference would dedicate its season to legendary UCLA basketball Coach John Wooden, who died in June at age 99. The conference's awards for coach of the year, given to.......
  • Miss USA Rima Fakih returns to Michigan to vote

     
    Among Tuesday's more obscure election results: At least one very pretty lady, Miss USA Rima Fakih, turned out to vote in Dearborn, Mich. Fakih, 25, flew in from New York to her 14th District hometown to pose for pics and......