It was only in 2006 that an Italian art historian and restorer, Anna Maria Carruba, published a detailed critique of the accepted view. She argued that the bronze had been cast with a method unknown in classical times, and that marks left by the artist on its surface were more typical of the Middle Ages. … [Read more...] about Radio-carbon tests reveal true age of Rome’s she-wolf – and she’s a relative youngster
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Why is the government stopping sales of it? The moisture in the wood is a vector for pollutants that can cause breathing problems, heart ailments and lung cancer. When burned, damp wood produces more smoke than dry logs. This includes tiny particulates known as PM2.5 that are more harmful than bigger flakes of soot because they can penetrate deep into the respiratory system and bloodstream. Government figures show coal and wet wood is responsible for 38% of PM2.5 pollution in the UK, three times as much as road transport. … [Read more...] about Coal and wet wood burning: how will UK restrictions work?
While Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl) took home the British Short Film award and Grandad Was a Romantic won the British Short Animation gong. … [Read more...] about BAFTAs 2020: ‘Does he know where he is?’ Viewers poke fun at ‘perennially confused and bored’ Bradley Cooper as he pulls VERY animated facial expressions from the audience
But Sarandos’ plans, thankfully, go well beyond Sandler. In the pipeline for the streaming service are a host of ambitious, big-budget features, some to which it acquired distribution rights and others financed entirely by Netflix. There’s Mudbound, the Dee Rees-directed period drama starring Carey Mulligan, which Netflix purchased at Sundance for $12.5m; Moon director Duncan Jones’ Mute, an ambitious sci-fi thriller with Paul Rudd; Death Note, a film adaptation of the Japanese Manga comics of the same name, set for a late-summer release; the futuristic Bright, Netflix’s biggest bet yet, a $100m fantasy directed by David Ayer and starring Will Smith; and, finally, The Irishman, a mafia movie that was a decade in the making, reuniting Martin Scorsese with Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci. … [Read more...] about With Okja, does Netflix have its first blockbuster movie?
Before I became a comedian I was a teacher for years in deprived areas such as Tower Hamlets and Dagenham. Most of the children I taught had parents who were immigrants. One of the schools I taught in had a boy known as Dizzee Rascal. He was raised by his single parent Ghanaian mother, and has gone on to contribute massively to music and popular culture, a source of inspiration to young people in this country. … [Read more...] about Immigrants don’t come here for the weather – they want to work