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PHOTOS of Yale Papyrus and Parchment Documents Restored

(Photographs by Peter Hvizdak – New Haven Register) The conservation lab at Yale’s Sterling Memorial Library restores documents so that scholars, worldwide, can study manuscripts that open windows to history. Paula R. Zyats, Assistant Chief Conservator in the Preservation Department Conservation Lab at Yale University’s Sterling Memorial Library and Tasha Dobbin-Bennett, a papyrologist, linguist and […]


PHOTOS: Village re-enacts life of Spanish bandit Jose Maria El Tempranillo

A re-enactment of the life of Spanish bandit Jose Maria El Tempranillo took place in Grazalema, Spain October 4, 2014. El Tempranillo, along with a band of 50 men, specialized in the robberies of carriages and stagecoaches before giving part of the loot to the poor, earning him the name of The good Bandit.


PHOTOS: Pope performs big tent wedding

Pope Francis married 20 couples from the Diocese of Rome on Sunday, Sept. 14 in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican. Some people were already living together, one couple had a grown child, and some couples had been previously married. Pope Francis broke tradition in hopes of not turning people away from the church but […]


PHOTOS: Apple unveils new iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch

Apple unveiled their new Apple Watch wearable tech and two new iPhones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Cupertino, California.


Photos: Annual “Tomatina” Tomato Fight Fiesta in Spain 2014

Photos from the annual “tomatina” tomato fight fiesta in the village of Bunol, 50 kilometers outside Valencia, Spain, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.


PHOTOS: 2014 Comic-Con — Day 1

Photos of Day 1 at the 2014 Comic-Con convention in San Diego, Calif. The event, which runs through July 27, officially kicked off today.


Photos of Summer; Feature Photography by New Haven Register Staff

An ongoing collection of summer feature photography from the New Haven Register staff: Peter Casolino, Arnold Gold, Peter Hvizdak, Mara Lavitt and Melanie Stengel. Check back often for new images!


PHOTOS: “Supermoon” visible around the world

The full moon appeared to be unusually big. In fact, it was a “supermoon,” the nickname for full moons that happen when they are relatively close to Earth.


PHOTOS: Japanese Interactive Toilet Expo

Photos from “Toilet!? Human Waste and Earth’s Future” exhibition at The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation – Miraikan in Tokyo, Japan. The exhibition focuses on how the toilet has changed our daily lives and discovers what the most environment-friendly and ideal toilet is.


Photos of Bayview Whacky Annual 4th of July Parade -New Haven Register Media Center

Photos of Bayview Whacky Annual 4th of July Parade- New Haven Register Media Center. The Bayview section of Milford celebrated, despite the rain, and hundreds of costumed marchers took to the streets in the neighborhood’s annual parade. Photos by Melanie Stengel mstengel@nhregister.com twitter @nhrmstengel


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