Rosetta Stone

WATCH: 'Rosetta' Space Craft Is Awake!

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

A European comet-chasing spacecraft that has been in hibernation for almost three years has woken up and sent its first signal back to Earth. The E...

WATCH: 'Rosetta' Space Craft Wakes Up To Start Comet-Hunting Mission

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

European Space Agency is preparing to wake up its most ambitious space craft ahead of a mission to land on a comet. The Rosetta space craft was lau...

Brazilians Speak Portuguese - Not Spanish!

Mark Hillary | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Hillary

Whisper it, but Brazilians speak Portuguese - not Spanish. It's a common mistake...Despite the belief of many English speakers that everyone around the world uses English, it is not common to find very many people who can use it well in Brazil.

UK Education: Make Language a Core Skill

Donavan Whyte | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Donavan Whyte

How many languages can you speak? The likely answer is one, English. The reason is that you probably studied languages briefly in secondary school, perhaps have a GCSE or O Level, but then rarely or never used what was learned again - and so the skill vanished.

Mobsters, Museums and the Twin Towers: Tutankhamun and the Illicit Antiquities Trade

Brendan Pittaway | Posted 22.01.2013 | Home
Brendan Pittaway

Dr Zahi Hawass, an egyptologist who styles himself as his country's 'Indiana Jones', has pressed foreign governments, museums and collectors to hand back even those treasures taken and maintained with the best of intentions. The British Museum has long resisted his attempts to return the Rosetta Stone.