For a set of craggy rocks in an English field, Stonehenge’s ability to capture the imagination is impressive.
Stonehenge, an enigma to visitors and scientists alike for many years, may be less of a mystery after an “incredible” discovery announced to the world this week. Archaeologists have unearthed a new stone circle near Stonehenge that lends credence to the theory that the famous prehistoric monument in Britain was part of a funeral complex.
Driving along a pockmarked road amid rocks and Joshua trees in a lonely southern California desert, religious controversy might be the last thing you’d expect to encounter. And if you don’t look too closely, you’re likely to zip right past the focus of a hotly contested Supreme Court battle.