The Jerks Who Bombed the Parthenon

The Parthenon was one of the most famous monuments of the ancient world. But today its columns are crumbling to dust. Its current state isn't due to wear and tear from exposure to the elements over the millennia, however. It's the result of an almost-forgotten 17th century battle. » 10/24/12 8:00am 10/24/12 8:00am

Building An Ice Castle On Mars

Martian architecture will have to be different from any existing styles on Earth, say 53 percent of respondents in this poll at NewMars. But weirdly, 15 percent believe that we'll build in "a mixture of Greek and Roman style" on Mars. And another 9 percent each believe we'll build in an "Egyptian" or "Celtic" style.… » 12/03/07 12:00pm 12/03/07 12:00pm