History is too serious to be left to historians.

Charlie’s Angels Actress Farrah Fawcett Dies of Cancer at Age 62
Fawcett went on to appear in films such as The Cannonball Run, The Apostle, and Logan’s Run. She also starred in the TV movies such as The Burning Bed, and more recently, appeared in a documentary about her struggle with cancer, Farrah’s Story. R.I.P.

Stone Age flutes found in Germany
These 35,000– to 40,000-year-old finds are the oldest known musical instruments in the world, says archaeologist and project director Nicholas Conard of the University of Tübingen in Germany.

«Hitler’s Stealth Fighter» Re-created
Top stealth-plane experts have re-created a radical, nearly forgotten Nazi aircraft: the Horten 2–29, a retro-futuristic fighter that arrived too late in World War II to make it into mass production.

Erstmals seit dem Ende der Antike: Zwei römische Schiffe treffen sich auf der Mosel
Die Verleihung des Ausonius-Preises an Prof. Dr. Rainer Wiegels, einen der führenden Varus-Forscher, am 26. Juni 2009 macht es erstmals möglich: Das rekonstruierte Kriegsschiff «Victoria» kommt im Rahmen der Ausstellung «Imperium Konflikt Mythos. 2000 Jahre Varus-Schlacht» nach Trier.

Steinzeitkunst — Kulturelle Leistungen der Vorzeit
Lange vor Picasso, Michelangelo oder Phidias schufen geniale Meister Kunstwerke beeindruckender Schönheit.

Quote: Ian Macleod

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