Tag: Discovery

Van Gogh’s Self-Portrait Found Hidden Behind His Painting “Head of a Peasant Woman”

Van Gogh’s Self-Portrait Found Hidden Behind His Painting “Head of a Peasant Woman”

Though there were only 35 known self-portraits of Vincent Van Gogh, one of the most esteemed artists of all time, another self-portrait was discovered this week behind his painting “Head of a Peasant Woman” at the National Galleries of Scotland. This 1885 painting was a part of a series of portraits that Van Gogh painted in the Netherlands. “Head of a Peasant Woman” was set to be added to the National Galleries’ upcoming exhibition, “A Taste for Impressionism: Modern French Art from Millet to Matisse,” opening July 30 and running through November 13.

Ancient City in Iraq Uncovered by Massive Drought

Ancient City in Iraq Uncovered by Massive Drought

After an extreme drought in Iraq has shrunken the Tigris River, an ancient city that was underwater for decades has emerged. The city is believed to be Zakhiku, which was a major hub for the Mittani Empire which reigned from 1550 to 1350 BC. The city had been submerged in the 1980s when the Iraqi government built the Mosul Dam. 

Mental Health Becomes Unbearable for U.S. Teens

Mental Health Becomes Unbearable for U.S. Teens

The shadows of depression and suicide have been creeping into the lives of American teens. One 13-year-old girl from Minneapolis ran into the woods. The mother saw her daughter’s phone and she was shocked to see that there was self-harm from her daughter’s ankles in the pictures. She followed her daughter into the woods in hopes that her daughter would not commit suicide.

Star Trek: Discovery

Star Trek: Discovery

Set your phasers to stun! Star Trek fans get ready for an epic series created by Bryan Fuller and Alex Kurtzman. The series is set to take place a decade before the original Star Trek: The Original Series. The series follows the crew of the USS Discovery, while also sticking to Star Trek’s original themes, […]

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