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Today’s Solutions: July 12, 2024

Unesco and Interpol launch a r

Unesco and Interpol launch a revolutionary virtual museum of stolen cultural artifacts

Unesco, the United Nations' cultural authority, collaborated with Interpol to build the world's first virtual museum dedicated to the issue of stolen cultural objects and the need to safeguard cultural heritage. The effort, which is set to launch in 2025, intends to raise public awareness about the Read More...

Diver above a pristine coral reef, newly discovered off the coast of Tahiti.

Coral reef untouched by climate change discovered off Tahiti’s coast

There’s been a miraculous discovery made in the depths of the South Pacific Ocean—a rare stretch of pristine corals off the coast of Tahiti that appears to be unscathed by climate change or human activities. The coral reef was first discovered by Laetitia Hédouin from France’s National Read More...

Sale of world’s largest pain

Sale of world’s largest painting reaps $62 million for charity

The world officially has a new “largest painting” and the whopping $62 million from its sale is going to a good cause: charities for children.  Sacha Jafri’s The Journey of Humanity (2020), makes the mark for the world’s largest painting, certified by the Guinness Book of World Records, Read More...

Marvel at UNESCO World Heritag

Marvel at UNESCO World Heritage Sites with these fascinating aerial images

In 1972, UNESCO (The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) adopted an international treaty to ensure that unique cultural and natural landscape sites from around the world are protected for future generations to admire and enjoy. Thus far, there are a total of 1,121 Read More...