In today's news roundup, Japan's Hayabusa2 space probe returns asteroid samples to Earth, China's Chang'e-5 moon mission is on its way back with lunar samples, and a series of metal monoliths have appeared and disappeared around the world.
Posts tagged as “art”
A strange metal column has been found in the middle of the desert in Utah. The column was spotted by state workers who were tracking sheep. So far, there's no explanation for how the column got there.
Among the more unusual news stories recently…a racing pigeon sells for $1.9 million, a French radio station mistakenly reports that several living people have died, and a 2,300-year-old statue's head is found in the sewers of Athens.
Peru's Ministry of Culture says archeologists have recently discovered a massive cat drawn into a hillside over 2,000 years ago. The site is near other Nazca Lines, but was faded by time, which made it hard to spot.
The Natural History Museum in London holds a yearly contest for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year. This year, the contest had 49,000 entries from around the world. Here are some of this year’s best pictures, and the stories behind them.
In today's news roundup, over half a million people are without power in Louisiana after Hurricane Delta hits, the United Nations' World Food Program wins the Nobel Peace Prize, and a stolen scroll worth $3 million gets cut in half.
Among the more unusual news stories recently…a famous Dutch painting gets stolen for the third time, Sydney's new ferries are too tall, London's Tower Bridge gets stuck open, and a new law could require exercise for German dogs.
In recent years, Japan has had many advanced and unusual toilets, including some with automatic lids and self-warming seats. Now one area of Tokyo is trying something completely new - public toilets with see-through walls.
Among the more unusual news stories recently…a designer creates a new shape for chocolate chips, a tourist breaks the toes of a 200-year-old statue, and Mickey Mouse signs tax checks in Rhode Island.
Among the more unusual news stories recently…an artist replaces a missing statue with one of a Black Lives Matter protester, MLB plans to restart with fake fans and crowd sounds, and scientists block noise coming through an open window.
Following weeks of protests after the police killing of a black man, people are looking carefully at racist ideas commonly found in everyday life. One result is that many businesses are changing the pictures and names that represent their products.