Art and Culture

Surprising Discovery at Angkor Wat

BBC - António da Madelena, a Portuguese Capuchin friar, was one of the first Western visitors to Angkor Wat, the monumental and moated 12th Century Hindu-Buddhist temple in what, today, is northern Cambodia. It...

Get Turned On The Old Venetian Way

The Huffington Post - Move along, nothing to see here ― right? Just an elegant lady enjoying a leisurely gondola ride with her elderly female chaperone, a depiction of a proper young woman going about daily...

Italian McDonald’s Serves Up a Side of Roman Ruins

Hyperallergic - It’s well known that McDonald’s outlets in Europe are more aesthetically pleasing than their American counterparts, but a new one in Italy has an interior that’s guaranteed to upstage any existi...