3D laser imaging shines new light on 'Last Supper' site

World / Science & Health Apr 12, 2019

3D laser imaging shines new light on 'Last Supper' site

The arched stone-built hall in Jerusalem venerated by Christians as the site of Jesus' Last Supper has been digitally re-created by archaeologists using laser scanners and advanced photography. The Cenacle, a popular site for pilgrims near Jerusalem's walled Old City, has ancient, worn surfaces and ...

Pyongyang provides state-of-the-art tech for training future teachers

Asia Pacific Apr 17, 2018

Pyongyang provides state-of-the-art tech for training future teachers

North Korea has recently started to introduce state-of-the-art technology for the training of future schoolteachers in a possible world first. At the newly remodeled Pyongyang Teacher Training College, the mostly female students study how to educate kindergartners and primary school children with the aid of ...

J-blip: Face Chocolates

Culture | Japan Pulse Feb 14, 2013

J-blip: Face Chocolates

by Rebecca Milner

Valentine’s Day is big business in Japan. We’ve seen a lot of confectionery one-upmanship, but nothing quite like FabCafe’s jibunsei chocolates (self-styled chocolates). A chocolate replica of your own face might look more kimoi (creepy) than oishii (delicious), but for the 15 people who participated ...