crime
Late Night Metal Detectorists are Plundering Roman Sites

Men of a certain age and persuasion have been causing trouble again, with the usually sedate world of the metal detector user triggering a small crime wave in Northumberland. Read More >>

history
Funny Cat Happenings First Recorded by Romans

Cats haven't just started doing interesting stuff since you bought one for something to tweet about, you know. They've been doing it since at least Roman times, with an archaeological dig discovering one of the world's first ever pieces of amusing and potentially viral social content generated by a cat doing something quirky. Read More >>

science
UK Archeologists Discover Long-Lost Roman Roads Using LIDAR

For years, the UK Environment Agency has been using Lidar to study flooding and coastal changes. Since 1998, it’s had an unexpected use: discovering long-lost roads left by the Romans, helping to uncover new details past. Read More >>

history
Archaeologists Have Discovered Long-Lost Roman Roads Using LIDAR

For years, the Environment Agency has been using Lidar to study flooding and coastal changes. Since 1998, it’s had an unexpected use: discovering long-lost roads left by the Romans, helping to uncover new details of our country’s past. Read More >>

history
Roman Toilets Weren’t as Sanitary We Thought 

Good plumbing is an overlooked, but vital, part of modern life. One of the first civilisations to really get a handle on it was the Romans. So why did the prevalence of parasites during Roman times increase compared to the Iron Age? Read More >>

computers
Could the Ancient Romans Have Built a Digital Computer?

The Romans were undoubtedly master engineers. They were experts at civil engineering, building roads, improving sanitation, inventing Roman concrete, and constructing aqueducts that adhere to tolerances impressive even by today's standards. Read More >>

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No, the Romans Didn’t Really Vomit Just So They Could Go Back and Eat More

I know it’s a Friday, and it’s almost the weekend, but you learn something new everyday, and these five misconception corrections will make great trivia fodder for down the pub this evening. So sit back, watch and learn that no, the romans didn’t vomit just so they could stuff themselves again, and no Lady Godiva didn’t ride naked through Coventry. Read More >>