Conan then and now

The Conan reboot is finally upon us, and it almost reminds me of when the original Barbarian film hit the theaters back in '82. 

Unplugging: LCD Soundsystem says goodbye with Arcade Fire

What’s hot in the music world? MXDWN has your Unplugging update all right here.

Tree rings offer glimpse into ancient Rome

New research suggests tree growth rings could reveal clues to the rise and fall of ancient European civilizations, including Rome.

Flickr photos used to create 3D city models

Computer scientists have invented a way of creating 3-D models of landmarks and geographical locations using photos available on sites like Flickr.

Roman hotel is built from trash

A hotel constructed from rubbish collected from beaches has opened its doors in Rome.