ISIS Blows Up Arch of Triumph in Syria’s Palmyra

Discovery News is reporting: Islamic State extremists have blown up the famous Arch of Triumph in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, the country’s head of antiquities said Monday, as the jihadists press their campaign to tear down the treasured heritage site. ISIS’ destruction of art in Iraq’s Mosul Museum generated a lot of outrage. Was…

Mona Lisa’s Bones Found?

It’s on Discovery News, so don’t get your hopes up… Italian archaeologists trying to solve the mystery behind the identity of one of the world’s most famous models said Wednesday that they had found shards of bone which could have belonged to Mona Lisa. The team is certain that Florentine Lisa Gherardini was the mysterious…