Antiques Roadshow: Expert ‘FORBIDS’ guest from selling historical item 

Antiques Roadshow headed to Newcastle this weekend when the town gathered at the Civic Centre with their antiques hoping to earn a pretty penny or two.  During the episode, viewers saw expert Paul Atterbury look at an original ribbon from a ship and after revealing the story behind the item, he advisedthe owner to keep […]

‘Death and Nightingales’ Trailer: Jamie Dornan Stars in BBC’s Smoldering Historical Drama

In the mood for smoldering looks, untamed passions, shots of billowing wheat fields, and well-dressed people yelling at each other? Then Death and Nightingales is for you! The BBC period drama features The Americans’ Matthew Rhys and 50 Shades franchise star Jamie Dornan both vying for the attentions of Ann Skelly. What happens next is described as “a story of love, […]

Newly discovered letter by Galileo resolves puzzling historical mystery

Enlarge / The original letter in which Galileo argued against the doctrine of the Roman Catholic Church. (credit: Royal Society) Renowned astronomer Galileo Galilei has been lauded for centuries for his courageous principled stance against the Catholic Church. He argued in favor of the Earth moving around the Sun, rather than vice versa, in direct […]

‘Peterloo’ Review: A Different Kind of Historical Epic [TIFF]

Mike Leigh intentionally delayed the production and release of his film Peterloo to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the event it portrays, a massacre of peaceful protestors in Manchester by the British Army. Yet its historic status should not obscure that Peterloo is less a moment in time preserved in amber and more of […]

17 historical photos that show how the wealthy once traveled on ships just like the Titanic

The Titanic sank in the early hours of April 15, 1912 — killing over 1,500 people and becoming one of the most famous maritime disasters in history. But the Titanic was just one of countless passenger liners that dotted the seas and dominated the travel industry during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. These […]

Nathan Cleary chasing El Masri’s historical mark

Video Nathan Cleary chasing El Masri’s historical mark1:53 NRL: With 29 consecutive conversions, Nathan Cleary is chasing Hazem El Masri’s historical mark. March 16th 2018 2 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/NRL News/ NRL News Seibold’s faith in teen half2:36 March 16th 2018 11 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/NRL News/ Fletch & Hindy: Food […]

BBC’s first AR app re-creates historical treasures

The BBC is already heavily involved with VR, having created and backed several projects from 360 videos to full experiences like Home: A VR Spacewalk. Soon, though, the organization will make its first foray into AR. This morning the BBC announced that it will be launching an AR companion app to its upcoming Civilisations series, set to […]

An analyst downgraded Apple stock because of ‘historical patterns’ (AAPL)

Rick Wilking/Reuters Apple is coming out of a strong final quarter in 2017, and sales of its iPhone X flagship seem to be going well. However, the firm’s stock has historically taken a hit following the launch of “tick” iPhone models, like the iPhone 5 and iPhone 6. Most analysts believe that the radical differences […]

‘The Terror’ Trailer: First Look At Ridley Scott’s Historical Horror Show

Dan Simmons‘ historical horror novel is jumping from page to screen with AMC’s new series The Terror, from executive producer Ridley Scott. The series uses the true story of Captain Sir John Franklin’s lost expedition in the late 1800s, and adds a supernatural twist. The first teaser trailer for the series has just arrived to give viewers a chill […]

Historical diarrhea bacteria blasted past antibiotics, scooped pre-resistance

Color-enhanced scanning electron micrograph showing Salmonella Typhimurium (red) invading cultured human cells. (credit: Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID, NIH) As soon as scientists figured out how to harness the power of antibiotic drugs, bacteria hit back. Following clinical trials of penicillin around 1941, doctors documented the spread of penicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among hospital patients in 1942. […]