Stunning paleoart shows what dinosaurs really looked like

written by Jacobo Brisco, CNN Keeping you updated, Culture Queue is a continuous series of recommendations for timely reading of books, movies to watch, podcasts, and music to listen to. Crystal Palace Park in south London still hosts the world’s first dinosaur sculptures. They were created in the 1850s based on the very recent scientific … Read more

Rare Roman mosaic found on farm in ‘remarkable’ discovery

written by Sarah Spary, CNN A rare Roman mosaic was unearthed on a British farm in a ‘cool’ find. Historic England, a public body concerned with the country’s historical environment, said it was the first time the mosaic – found in Rutland, East Midlands – had been discovered in 1,600 years. The Roman mosaic is … Read more

‘Afghan Girl’ from National Geographic magazine cover granted refugee status in Italy

written by Hada MessiaNicolas Rotolo, CNNRome The “Afghan Girl” became famous after being featured on the cover of National Geographic magazine in 1985 and granted refugee status by Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, according to a statement from the Italian government press office. The stunning photo of 12-year-old Sharbat Gula, a Pashtun orphan in a … Read more

Kamea Hadar: How this Hawaiian artist paints a 12-story mural

written by Sherry Liang, CNN Honolulu, Hawaii-based artist Kamiya Hadar has lost sight of the number of murals he has painted in his career—his best guess is at least 50 over the past decade. He painted a larger-than-life portrait of former US President Barack Obama next to a Honolulu law firm and wrapped his Lamborghini … Read more