In a modest Yangon apartment, the granddaughter of Myanmar's last king, Princess Hteik Su Phaya Gyi, lives poor and unrecognised by her neighbours -- a far cry from the power and riches of her ancestors.
National Geographic (Feb. 2, 2012) High in the Andes Mountains, the city of Machu Picchu was forgotten for centuries. But now tourists come in great numbers to encounter the lost civilization of the ... watch video
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Michael Walsh discusses the efforts to save the forgotten frescoes of Famagusta, Cyprus.
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AP (Aug. 5, 2014) Researchers at Philadelphia's Penn Museum have re-discovered a 6,500-year-old human skeleton inside a storage room that had been tucked away and forgotten since the 1930's. (Aug. 5)
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AFP (Oct. 6, 2013) The Bagan temple complex is one of the holiest and most visited sites in Myanmar. But many temples have been badly renovated over the past 20 years, which could threaten its application for world ... watch video
AFP (Oct. 15, 2012) Dating back to the second century BC, the Nabataean archaeological site, also known as Madain Saleh, has long been hidden from foreign visitors in this ultra-conservative kingdom that rarely opens up ... watch video
CBC (Aug. 13, 2013) A search is set to begin in northern Manitoba this month for two ships that were lost in the Battle of Hudson Bay, a little-known but significant northern conflict from ... watch video
Apr. 27, 2015 An apparently advantageous mechanism of conifer pollination has nevertheless been disappearing over millions of years, a new study finds. The mechanism works well, but because it depends on three ... read more
Apr. 27, 2015 A common spinal disease could be the result of some people's vertebrae, the bones that make up the spine, sharing similarities in shape to a non-human primate. The research suggests that the ... read more
Apr. 24, 2015 This map provides a picture of the nation's geologic basement. More than 80 pieces of crust have been added to the nation's basement since the Earth began preserving crust about 3.6 billion years ... read more
Apr. 23, 2015 Geoscientists are using a new simulation to condense a period lasting millions of years to explain the formation of the high-lying valleys in the south-eastern end of the Tibetan Plateau: the true ... read more