Motion picture academy turned on the website on Tuesday (Feb 20) to allow its 7,258 members to cast votes for the Oscars online. And it put paper ballots into the post at the end of last week for members who requested to fill them in by hand. This marks the last year of that old-fashioned method of voting being used. Going forward, balloting will only be done electronically.
Iran will soon introduce incentive packages to foreigners to encourage them to visit tourist attractions in the country during Norouz, the Iranian New Year, announced the head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicraft and Tourism Organization.
Slovak archeologists were passing a manmade stone line in a dense Guatemalan jungle on their way from the camp for years. They thought that maybe it used to be a wall of a Maya water reservoir or a pool that used be there during a period of rain in the past.
Ganjnameh, which is located five kilometers from southwestern Hamedan (aka ancient Ecbatana or Hagmatāna) in the west of Iran, served as the capital of the Medes and the Achaemenids, in a region called Abbasabad.