‘Baby dragon’ that eats once a decade, lives for a century on display in Slovenia

The world’s first public exhibition of juvenile olms, also referred to as cave salamanders or “baby dragons,” is opening this month. The mysterious cave creatures will be on display from June 11 in Slovenia’s well-known Postojna Cave. The worm-like creatures … Read more…

Anton Chekhov’s travels … the ‘greatest work of journalism of the 19th century’

The playwright’s arduous journey to a Pacific island in Russia’s far east resulted in a non-fiction masterpiece Passport details Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, playwright, one of the greatest short-story writers in history and once-in-a-lifetime adventurer to Russia’s remote far east. Place … Read more…