‘The Great Pompeii Project’ Offers New Looks Into Life Before the Disaster

‘The Great Pompeii Project’ Offers New Looks Into Life Before the Disaster

FLASH: Almost 2,000 years after Pompeii was destroyed by a volcanic eruption, the ancient Roman city is still giving up its long-buried secrets. Fantastic frescos, preserved mosaics and obscene graffiti are just some of the discoveries emerging from the largest archaeological dig at the site since the 1950’s. As teams of construction workers shore up […]

Mount Etna Volcano Quake Jolts Sicily, Residents Panic

Mount Etna Volcano Quake Jolts Sicily, Residents Panic

An earthquake triggered by Mount Etna’s eruption jolted eastern Sicily before dawn Wednesday, injuring at least 10 people, damaging churches and houses on the volcano’s slopes and prompting panicked villagers to flee their homes. Italy’s Civil Protection officials said the quake, which struck at 3:19a local time, was part of a 1,000 tremors, most of […]