Murphy’s Law: How Will NBA Arena Benefit the City?
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver promises a new arena will launch a Downtown renewal. Is he right?
Geneseo’s Ira Ice Arena in Top 4 for $150K Prize
The Ira S. Wilson Ice Arena is officially in the top four for the $150,000 grand prize from Kraft Hockeyville 2017....
What will happen to Cass Corridor homeless as arena district moves in?
Red Wings arena district transforming what was once a hub for homeless, addicted people.
New York's arenas: How they're keeping the doors open
New York's have faced financial hurdles and changing entertainment trends in recent years. New management and new ideas have helped keep them afloat.
The Magic: The Gathering Arena Economy: How To Get The Best Value of Prize Support, Gems, Wildcards
Don't miss my Review Of Magic: The Gathering Arena Card Sleeves, Styles, and Bundles here: youtu.be/qjlbXrIcQRw Or watch my Beginner's Guide on How T...
Ancient Romans drew penises on everything, and here's why
Penis depictions are alive and well in America, whether in all-boys-Catholic-school graffiti or a bachelorette party’s baked goods. Usually, though, the social accepted-ness stops there, right at those specific kinds of situations. You wouldn’t walk into a neighbor’s house and be greeted by a phallus statue, or paint a mural of one in your bedroom. … Continue reading "Ancient Romans drew penises on everything, and here’s why"
The New York Islanders broke ground on their new Long Island arena. Here's what it will look like.
The New York Islanders and the state broke ground Monday on its new arena at Belmont Park on Long Island. Here's what it will look like
Top 10 ancient Roman inventions
Top 10 ancient Roman inventions that changed the civilization lead to some major advances in engineering and innovations
History Retweets: How Ancient Romans Created Social Media
History, it seems, retweets itself. How social media began with the ancient Romans.
Ancient Roman coins depict sundry sexual acts, but what were they for?
The Romans loved sex. The wrote graphic poetry about it, and scrawled x-rated graffiti on their city walls. They even emblazoned currency with depictions of sexual acts. But what purpose did this coinage serve? Fair warning: numismatic pornography after the jump – potentially NSFW.
What did ancient Romans eat? New novel serves up meals and intrigue
Real-life nobleman Marcus Apicius, who inspired the oldest surviving cookbook, is at the center of Feast Of Sorrow.
What Did Ancient Romans Eat? New Novel Serves Up Meals And Intrigue
"Marcus Gavius Apicius purchased me on a day hot enough to fry sausage on the market stones." So begins the tale of Thrasius, the fictional
How the ancient Romans spiced up their lives — pepper!
Evan McDuff, MA'19, wrote his master’s thesis on spices in ancient Rome. This essay is adapted from an article McDuff and his adviser, associate professor of classical studies Joel Christensen, wrote earlier this year for the online journal "Eidolon." Pepper. What meal is complete, what kitchen is ready without it? It’s been found buried in the scorching sands of Berenike, Egypt and waterlogged in the cesspits and wells of Roman settlements in Germany, England and France.
The Amazing Story of Four Ancient Roman Statues
Find out how four ancient Roman statues found themselves overseeing decadent rock ‘n’ roll parties in Jamaica. Bought in 1968 by international jewellery dealers Doug and Diene Cooper to adorn their opulent villa in Montego Bay, the larger-than-life statues surrounded the swimming pool – scene of exclusive parties attended by illustrious high-society revellers. These splendid …
Archaeologists Discover Ancient Roman Church of Nicea
Archaeologists believe they have discovered the church that was built shortly after the Council of Nicea convened in A.D. 325.
Archaeologists discover an ancient Roman hot tub
Archaeologists excavating an ancient Roman resort in Bulgaria have uncovered the remains of a heated hot tub that may once have soaked the imperial buttocks of Emperor Trajan himself The bath, according to Archeology in Bulgaria, was part of a fancy hotel on a well-traversed highway, the Via Trajana, that once stretched into the Balkans. Researchers have found evidence of a spa complex there, including heated…
10 Intriguing Ancient Roman Foods
In many ways, ancient Rome was the birthplace of modern Western culture. It’s easy to see ourselves reflected in its culture and customs, with its focus on liberty and the rule of law. In other ways, though, ancient Rome was more alien than we can imagine. For one, their addiction to bloodthirsty sports in which people died would repulse the average person today. Ancient Roman cuisine is no different. Some things, like bread, wine, and olives, are widely used in modern Western cuisine…
Why Ancient Roman Concrete Is So Strong
A rare chemical reaction strengthens it even today—and that could help threatened coastal communities
Ancient Roman Bronze Bracelet Ca. 100 B.C.
Lot: Ancient Roman Bronze Bracelet Ca. 100 B.C., Lot Number: 0144, Starting Bid: $20, Auctioneer: Palmyra Heritage Gallery, Auction: Fall Antiquities and Middle Eastern Art Sale, Date: September 20th, 2016 UTC
Why was this American tourist destroying an ancient Roman monument?
In the latest in his series of reflections on memorable places and pathways, Will Gore considers an incident of historical theft