Are fish sauces in Southeast Asia a relic of Roman Empire? (

Nuoc mam in Vietnam, nam pla in Thailand, patis in Philippines – Southeast Asian fish sauces bear a startling similarity to garum, prized by ancient Romans. Could their fish sauce have travelled along the ancient Silk Road?

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The mystery of the missing portrait of Robert Hooke (

Algorithm finds hidden connections between paintings at the Met (