BBC searching for lost Dimblebys|Humor

The BBC has begun a global search for rumoured Dimbleby siblings deemed ‘lost’, in a bid to replace David Dimbleby, who announced his stepping down from the weekly Question Time panel show this week. It is thought that many Dimblebys may exist in the wild, products of liaisons between legendary war correspondent Richard Dimbleby and […]

What if Napoleon Hadn't Lost Europe and Other Questions of Alternate History

What if Napoleon Hadn't Lost Europe and Other Questions of Alternate History

Across pop culture, history is being unraveled and remade. There’s the post-World-War-II dystopia that emerges from a triumphant Nazi Germany in the TV show “The Man in the High Castle” (based on a Philip K. Dick book of the same name). There’s the furor that erupted in 2017 over a proposed HBO series called “Confederate,”currently […]

Lost villages from centuries ago found in the Amazon rainforest

Lost villages from centuries ago found in the Amazon rainforest

Site Mt05, a circular enclosure on a hilltop in the AmazonJosé Iriarte By Michael Le Page The remains of dozens of fortified villages, built before the arrival of Europeans, have been found in a relatively remote region of the Amazon. It seems the southern periphery of the Amazon was home to a million people before […]

Best of 2017: Lost continent of Zealandia

Best of 2017: Lost continent of Zealandia

Top Story After a nine-week voyage to study the lost, submerged continent of Zealandia in the South Pacific, a team of 32 scientists from 12 countries has arrived in Hobart, Tasmania, aboard the research vessel JOIDES Resolution. Researchers affiliated with the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) mounted the expedition to explore Zealandia. IODP is a collaboration […]