At just after 3:30 a.m. local time on Wednesday morning (9:30 p.m. Tuesday evening Eastern time), a giant magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck central Italy. It was felt throughout the region, including in Rome. The Associated Press is reporting that the epicenter of the quake was a little northeast of Rome, near the province of Rietl.
After a man in Italy was reported to have signs of Zika virus in his semen six months after exposure, scientists are questioning whether the virus is reproducing itself in the male genital tract.
For Hindus, Varanasi, India, is the holiest of the seven sacred cities. And Buddhism was founded at nearby Sarnath around 528 B.C., when Buddha gave his first sermon, “The Setting in Motion of the Wheel of Dharma” (also called “Turning the Wheel of the Dharma”).
Milan Fashion Week has drawn to a close and the droves of editors, buyers, and influencers are en route to The City of Light for the last stop before touching down stateside for New York Fashion Week. As Italy has begun a slow transformation from hallowed halls of #menswear and gotten a bit hipper, typical Milan looks have started to shy away from dudes exclusively suited and booted and moved toward a combination of more grown-up gear mixed with the streetwear trends of the times.
A teenager in Italy recently beat some incredible odds when he survived for 42 minutes underwater, according to news reports.
The Minoans Ancient Greece
Archaeologist Manfred Bietak conducted extensive research on ancient Greek civilizations and their connections to ancient Egypt. Bietak unearthed evidence from artwork as early as 7000 B.C. that depicts the early people inhabiting Greece were of African descent.