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2009-08-01 12:56:12

An ancient Italian city destroyed by Attila the Hun and now hidden underground has been mapped for the first time via infrared photography, officials said. Infrared aerial photography, combined with 3D reconstruction techniques, has revealed Altinum's spectacular coastal architecture, complete with bridges, walls, canals, houses and large public buildings, the Italian news agency ANSA reported Saturday. Until now we only knew that Altinum was there, we didn't know what it was like, team...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'