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French archaeologists believe they have found Montaigne's remains

French archaeologists believe they have found Montaigne's remains

The mortal remains of the French philosopher Michel de Montaigne, whose location was uncertain after the successive transfers experienced since his death in 1592, appear to have been found in the basement of a Bordeaux museum, according to a team of archaeologists examining them. This work seeks to "reconstruct a history that had been diluted" and certify that those bones belong to the author of the "Essays", explained Laurent Vedrine, the director of the Aquitaine Museum where the tomb was located.

Michael Hearns

Michael Hearns

Michael Hearns is from Ireland and he has been involved for many years conducting independent research on some of the cryptic puzzles and unsolved mysteries in the Bible.

Repaired Greek Cup

Repaired Greek Cup

A 5th century BCE drinking cup (kylix) from Attica which was imported and then repaired using gold by Celtic craftworkers. (Historisches Museum, Bern)

What is the diplomatic record on President Sadat's 1971 peace offer to Israel?

What is the diplomatic record on President Sadat's 1971 peace offer to Israel?

I have seen a lot of talk in the Israel-Palestine debate about the 1971 peace offer, but I can't find any original sources on it. Even Wikipedia's brief paragraph about it says "citation needed." …

Why Prisoners Preferred Alcatraz

Why Prisoners Preferred Alcatraz

Alcatraz is one of the most notorious prisons in American history, but did it really live up to its feared reputation?

History of Arvada, Colorado

History of Arvada, Colorado

Arvada is a residential suburb of Denver in Jefferson County, at the edge of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Ralston left but the others eventually found the rich lodes that brought about the 1859 gold rush.With the Colorado Central Railroad passing nearby, it was decided in 1870 to create the Town of Arvada along the route.