Today, our questions come from ANGUSalive, the culture, sport and leisure trust for the county of Angus. The trust offers residents and visitors services to inspire a healthy lifestyle, including sports centres, country parks, theatres and venues, museums, galleries, archives and libraries. ANGUSalive Museums, Galleries and Archives manage the Angus Council Collections. … [Read more...] about What garment is Horatio Ross wearing? The great British art quiz
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The late Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid, who was the first woman to receive the Pritzker Prize in 2004, repeatedly emphasized how difficult it was for her to assert herself in the male-dominated world of architecture. In a typical demonstration of ongoing sexism, some critics mocked her design for the 2022 Qatar World Cup for resembling a vagina. It seems more than outdated that women would still have to justify their buildings especially in times when countries are led by female chancellors and defense ministries are run by women. … [Read more...] about Over a century of women in architecture
But what is lacking in this project right now is momentum. When the device was unveiled at Google I/O in 2012 with an extraordinary live skydiving demo, there was justifiable excitement. But two years on Glass does not appear to have made much progress. Indeed some functions - notably the ability to make live video calls - have even been removed during software updates. … [Read more...] about Google Glass – a fascinating failure?
Pictured, an artistic rendering of the Horse Butchery Site and the Boxgrove people. It shows how the site was situated in front of towering chalk cliffs on the edge of an intertidal lagoon. The cliffs to the north provided all the flint used in tool making at the site. It is thought up to 40 individuals would have been fed by the horse's remains. These are thought to belong to the early human species Homo heidelbergensis … [Read more...] about Horses for courses: Early Britons ate every part of the horse – including its marrow, internal organs and stomach contents, 480,000-year-old bones reveal
Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism A symbol of hope A light installation on the Matterhorn in Switzerland is giving a sign of solidarity and hope in the fight against the corona virus. Encouraging messages are also being projected on to many other tourist landmarks around the world. "Stay safe", "Stay at home" could be see on Monday evening on the Great Pyramid in Giza near the Egyptian capital Cairo. … [Read more...] about TUI: Coronavirus causes huge losses for German travel giant