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10 ancient ruins that track the calendar and heavens

Researchers and travelers are paying more attention to archaeoastronomy sites, which operate like giant calendars to note the passing seasons.     &#...

10 ancient ruins that track the calendar and heavens

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10 ancient ruins that track the calendar and the heavens Researchers and travelers are paying more attention to archaeoastronomy sites, which operate like giant calendars to note the passing seasons.  ...
20:16, 06/25/2019

10 great ancient ruins that track the heavens, from Woodhenge to Chichen Itza Researchers and travelers are paying more attention to archaeoastronomy sites, which operate like giant calendars to note the passing seasons.  ...
20:16, 06/25/2019

How a luxury hotel was built over newly discovered ancient ruins Modern architecture and archaeology don’t typically go hand-in-hand. However, the two mixed in an unprecedented way when ancient ruins were discovered...
10:32, 06/26/2019

Amid ancient Roman ruins, Fendi remembers designer Lagerfeld On a catwalk overlooking the Colosseum, Italian luxury label Fendi paid homage to Karl Lagerfeld late on Thursday with a fashion show of 54 new looks ...
09:00, 07/05/2019

Ancient Turkish rock carvings that have baffled scientists could be a calendar For years the intricate carvings at an ancient sanctuary in Turkey have baffled archaeologists. But now, scientists believe they could actually be dep...
01:00, 06/27/2019

Why Are There 365 Days in a Year? Organizing Dates with an Ancient Egyptian Calendar The calendar is one of mankind’s most important inventions. Calendars allowed societies to organize time for religious, social, economic, and administ...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Dylan Alcott on track for calendar year grand slam Alcott defeated Wagner 6-2, 4-6, 6-2Wins at Wimbledon and the US Open will see him equal Rod Laver’s featAn emotional Dylan Alcott reached out to his ...
10:32, 06/09/2019

Ancient Knowledge from Irish Manuscripts Used to Track Volcanic Activity and Climate Change Using voluminous data left behind by our ancestors, modern scientists have discovered a correlation between volcanic activity and periods of bitterly ...
02:00, 07/05/2019

Google Calendar is back up following an outage that knocked out the calendar on computers Users trying to access the widely used Google calendar from their desktops instead were greeted with a “Not Found Error 404” message. ...
12:32, 06/18/2019

Italian Track Cyclist Impaled By Chunk Of Wooden Track Mid-Race Expected To Make Full Recovery During the scratch race at the Junior and U23 European Track Championships in Ghent on Friday, a group of riders crashed into one another, wreaking ha...
12:16, 07/13/2019

Love Among the Ruins In Stella Tillyard’s novel “Call Upon the Water,” a 17th-century Dutch engineer sets out to drain the English fenlands, but finds his spirit drained i...
04:00, 09/17/2019

Living in the ruins of Aleppo's old frontline When Hassan Ahmed al-Aoul looks from his balcony in the historic Syrian city of Aleppo, little meets his gaze but ruins - great mounds of rubble where...
05:48, 05/07/2019

How Man City could be left in ruins by Uefa charge It is a big few days for Manchester City. On Saturday, they play Watford in the FA Cup Final and victory at Wembley would give Pep Guardiola's team an...
08:32, 05/15/2019

CDC ruins appetites with unsettling tick warning As the warmer summer months approach, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is using an unusual, some might say unappealing, method to warn t...
14:32, 05/30/2019

How secondhand drinking ruins lives: ‘Every family has been touched by this’ Passive smoking is treated as a serious hazard. So why have we been so slow to wake up to the dangers alcohol poses to those who live with – or have a...
12:32, 07/08/2019

Quilmes Ruins, Sacred Place of Diaguita People Argentina is a vast country revered for its many natural wonders and beautiful scenery. Less well-known, however, are its historic sites.  ...
09:32, 06/14/2019

Raqqa is in ruins like a modern Dresden. This is not 'precision bombing' Thousands of Syrians are dead and their city devastated. How dare the US, UK and French militaries speak of ‘surgical strikes’?From Kosovo to Iraq and...
07:32, 05/24/2019

Mexico Beach still in ruins as next hurricane season looms In less than two weeks, hurricane season officially gets underway, yet Mexico Beach is still struggling to rebuild and parts of the once idyllic beach...
13:00, 05/15/2019

| One week after Dorian, Bahamians struggle amid the ruins One week after Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas, residents struggled amid the ruins with many forced to seek refuge far from their shattered ho...
23:00, 09/08/2019

Beauty in ruins: the wonder of abandoned buildings – a photo essay I created Lost Collective to document neglected and now rarely seen places that once played important roles in their communities. From a derelict powe...
01:16, 05/12/2019

Italy's new ruins: heritage sites being lost to neglect and looting Overgrown and weathered, many historical monuments are disappearing as public funds for culture fail to match modern Italy’s inheritanceLegend has it ...
09:48, 05/28/2019

Hurricane Dorian Heads For Florida, Leaving Ruins In Bahamas Hurricane Dorian smashed parts of the tourism-dependent Bahamas to ruins, leaving relief officials scrambling on Tuesday to battle an unfolding humani...
05:00, 09/04/2019

Topless photos, stolen bricks mean new fence at church ruins After vandals stole bricks from the ruins of an 18th century South Carolina church and a woman posed for topless pictures in its archway, the caretake...
11:00, 06/18/2019

Pompeii ruins 'hiding 10 unexploded WW2 bombs,' archaeologists warn At least 10 unexploded bombs dropped by the Allies during World War II are believed to be near the ruins of Pompeii, archaeologists warn, according to...
10:32, 07/08/2019

Ruins of bridge in Italy demolished nearly a year after deadly collapse The remnants of a bridge in Italy that collapsed last summer, killing 43 people, were finally torn down as a planned explosion cleared the structure i...
13:48, 06/28/2019

Carol Guzy’s best photograph: a little girl in the war-ravaged ruins of Mosul ‘It was innocence amid war – this tiny girl who should have been enjoying her childhood trapped in this catastrophic battle’I was one of the last phot...
05:32, 09/05/2019

In Dustnet, You Explore The Ruins Of One Of Video Games' Most Beloved Maps Even within the internet’s vast digital memory, nothing is guaranteed to last—especially not games. Maybe a company runs out of money and has to cut t...
16:32, 07/18/2019

Christian Church Ruins Unearthed in Alexandria May Be Oldest Ever Found in Egypt An excavation in Egypt has unearthed some ruins that they say is one of the oldest Christian churches ever found in the country. The experts were work...
15:32, 05/28/2019

The lesson from the ruins of Notre Dame: don’t rely on billionaires | Aditya Chakrabortty The French super-rich promised to dig deep, but such philanthropy comes at a steep priceYou remember the story, of course you do. One of the most anci...
00:48, 07/18/2019

Tour de France Stage Abruptly Called Off Mid-Race After Landslide Ruins The Course Today’s Stage 19 of the Tour de France was set to be a decisive one, with a 13-kilometer ascent up the Col de l’Iseran, followed up by a winding desce...
11:32, 07/26/2019

Marine Archaeologists Drain Sea To Investigate Underwater Building At Salamis Ruins The Greek Ministry of Culture has announced a major discovery by marine archaeologists off the island of Salamis. It has been revealed that divers and...
14:16, 06/18/2019

F2 Spa: Nyck de Vries seals pole as red flag ruins rivals' laps Nyck de Vries took pole position at Spa and extended his Formula 2 championship lead after a late red flag ruined many frontrunners' chances, includin...
17:32, 08/30/2019

Hurricane Dorian heads for Florida, leaving ruins in parts of Bahamas Hurricane Dorian smashed parts of the tourism-dependent Bahamas to ruins, leaving relief officials scrambling on Tuesday to battle an unfolding humani...
00:32, 09/04/2019

Charred Conception dive boat ruins brought to surface by salvage crew This charred hull is all that remains of the Conception after a devastating Sept. 2 blaze killed 34 people on board. The burned ruins of the doomed Ca...
23:00, 09/12/2019

Minefields and ruins: Israeli settlement called Trump built on conquered land ‘It will mean something for him, that there is a place in the world, far away from the States, with his name’It is a world away from the grandiose hig...
22:32, 06/16/2019

West Point Graduates Most Diverse Class Ever, Ruins It With Mike Pence Speech If you’re like me, you wish your wife and loved ones would stop complaining about your ballooning weed budget. If you’re like me, you’ve likely also t...
11:16, 05/26/2019

Tour de France Stage Abruptly Called Off Mid-Race After Landslide Ruins The Course [Update] Today’s Stage 19 of the Tour de France was set to be a decisive one, with a 13-kilometer ascent up the Col de l’Iseran, followed up by a winding desce...
05:16, 07/27/2019

Jewel found in ruins of Colonial-era North Carolina tavern reveals coded message Archaeologists say that the pea-sized bead, first thought to be a clump of dirt, would've been used by American rebels to signal opposition to King Ge...
09:48, 07/11/2019

Fortnite Fortbyte 50 Accessible at night time inside mountain top castle ruins Location Fortbyte 50 of 100 is now live in the game with a clue that reads "Accessible at night time inside mountain top castle ruins". Here's the location to ...
09:00, 05/27/2019

Cruise calendar: Where to go and when To everything, there is a season, including cruises. Find out the best time of year to visit popular destinations for the best weather and deals. ...
12:00, 08/08/2019

Use Your Calendar to Record What Actually Happened I spent four years working as an executive assistant, and one of my responsibilities was to make sure my boss’s calendar was 100 percent accurate. Thi...
15:16, 06/28/2019

How to Keep Spam Out of Your Google Calendar Scammers and spammers have been wriggling their way into unsuspecting users’ Google Calendars for years now, but there’s been a swell of headlines on ...
14:00, 06/24/2019

Calendar spam is a thing now, here’s how to protect yourself Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. A few days a...
01:32, 08/28/2019

Google knows your Calendar is being spammed, and is working on a fix As annoying as email spam can be, Google does a reasonable job of filtering junk away from our inboxes. My spam folder may be overflowing, but at leas...
19:00, 09/03/2019

Mexico staying on F1 calendar for three more years Mexico will stay on the Formula One calendar for three more years after a new contract was signed on Thursday, with the sport set to expand to a recor...
16:32, 08/08/2019

2020 Formula 1 calendar revealed Formula 1 has unveiled a record 22-race calendar for its 2020 season, with the German Grand Prix dropping off but the at-risk Italy event keeping its ...
02:32, 08/29/2019

How to set your default calendar for Google Assistant If you want to use Google Assistant to create events to a specific calendar, you'll have to make a quick change in the settings. Jack Wallen shows you...
13:00, 05/22/2019

TPD shows off its finest, cutest K9s in new pin-up calendar TUCSON – If you want to get noticed, many will argue there is no better way than to flaunt what you got. Like many organizations before them, Tu...
02:48, 06/05/2019

A Quirk of the Calendar Is Messing With Stocks Erasing the 2007-2009 bear market from 10-year stock returns has made ‘long-term’ performance look stellar, even though recent returns are unexception...
12:32, 05/22/2019

Move away from Wales key to Rally GB WRC calendar slot With increasing pressure on European rounds of the World Rally Championship, Wales Rally GB officials have been told a move out of Wales is 'key' to t...
10:16, 05/15/2019

Strategies: A Quirk of the Calendar Is Messing With Stocks Erasing the 2007-2009 bear market from 10-year stock returns has made ‘long-term’ performance look stellar, even though recent returns are unexception...
05:16, 05/09/2019

Horner: F1 should keep Barcelona for testing if it leaves calendar Formula 1 should continue to use Barcelona for pre-season testing even if the circuit falls off the race calendar in 2020, reckons Red Bull team boss ...
13:32, 05/17/2019

Best calendar app 2019: top apps for scheduling meetings Having the best calendar app installed on your smartphone, tablet or PC can make a world of difference to your time management. Not only do the best c...
13:48, 06/09/2019

Google is working on a fix for malicious Calendar spam Since at least May of this year, malicious individuals have been sending Gmail users unsolicited Calendar invites. The scam takes advantage of the fac...
10:32, 09/03/2019

Spanish GP could get surprise 2020 F1 calendar reprieve The Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix could be set for a surprise 2020 reprieve, with sources revealing Barcelona officials are in advanced talks about a n...
06:16, 07/26/2019

Germany likely to drop off F1 calendar despite crazy race The German Grand Prix looks likely to drop off next year's Formula One calendar, despite having served up a thriller for the second straight year on S...
21:16, 07/29/2019

How to Prevent Spammers From Infiltrating Your Google Calendar My boyfriend and I have a shared Google calendar so we can keep track of each other’s various events and commitments, as well as things like concerts ...
02:32, 08/25/2019

Google Calendar is back, so get to work (updated) Google Calendar went down today in the US, UK and most of Europe, throwing working people off their schedules. Visitors to Google Calendar on desktop ...
12:48, 06/18/2019

F1: Mexican GP To Be A Part Of Formula 1 Calendar For Next 3 Seasons Formula 1 and the Mexican Grand Prix organisers were due for renewal this year and both parties have reached an agreement that will keep the country o...
16:48, 08/09/2019

25 Google Calendar Hacks to Maximize Productivity Released to the general public in July 2009, Google Calendar is one of the favored time management and scheduling apps available. And, for a good reas...
04:00, 06/09/2019

Formula E drivers react to 2019/20 calendar clashes with WEC Jose Maria Lopez says his World Endurance Championship Toyota LMP1 drive takes precedence over a place in Formula E, as drivers affected by the two se...
16:32, 06/21/2019

If Your Google Calendar Events Just Disappeared on Your Mac, Try These Temporary Fixes That’s what I get for not touching my Mac in a day or so. Thanks to a tip from Lifehacker reader David (no relation), we can now confirm that Mac user...
00:00, 08/24/2019

F1 teams have agreed to allow a 22-race 2020 calendar says Wolff Formula 1 teams have given their support for an expanded 22-race calendar in 2020 with no allowance for an extra engine, says Mercedes motorsport boss...
10:16, 08/04/2019

Motor racing: Monza set to stay on F1 calendar to 2024 at least The Italian Grand Prix at Monza, Ferrari's home race, is set to stay on the calendar until at least 2024 after the Automobile Club of Italy (ACI) and ...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Even the Google Calendar app is being used by scammers to drain your bank account Scammers apparently live by the motto "where there's a will there's a way." Take the Google Calendar app. As Wired notes, criminals with malicious int...
00:32, 06/23/2019

Forget Health Tracking Apps—Use Google Calendar There are a lot of apps out there to track your period, your mental health ups and downs, and more. But the simplest way to keep track of what’s going...
11:16, 05/10/2019

Use a Shared Google Calendar to Plan Time With Friends A lot of us would love to spend more time with our friends—but it often takes several rounds of back-and-forth before landing on an evening or weekend...
10:48, 07/24/2019

Dutch Grand Prix to return to F1 calendar next year ZANDVOORT, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch Grand Prix will return to the Formula One calendar next year for the first time since 1985. The Zandvoort trac...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Off to the races: Key dates on the 2019-20 U.S. presidential election calendar The first nominating contest for the 2020 U.S. presidential election is more than eight months away, but the race for the White House is already in fu...
15:16, 05/31/2019

Formula 1 reveals record 22-race calendar for 2020 Races in Netherlands and Vietnam added to growing grand prix schedule Formula 1 bosses have revealed a draft calendar for 2020, with the addition of ...
06:32, 08/29/2019

These 10 Google Calendar Tips Will Make You the Master of Your Schedule No one enjoys being late to anything, be it a meeting, date, or your friend’s first improv performance. That’s where the humble calendar c...
06:00, 08/23/2019

Formula One releases record 22-race draft calendar Formula One will have a record 22 races next season, a draft of the 2020 calendar released by the sport's U.S.-based commercial rights holders Liberty...
04:32, 08/29/2019

Summer gets hotter with new pics from pet-friendly FDNY, EMS calendar They’re cute, they’re playful and their devotion is unconditional — and the dogs are nice, too! The hot-hot-hot men and women of the FDNY and EMS are ...
22:00, 06/15/2019

Google Calendar update adds Dark Mode on Android Google has just announced that the long-awaited dark mode is now rolling out on Android for two of its apps: Calendar and Keep. Ahead of Android Q's r...
10:32, 05/20/2019

New hope for Mexican Grand Prix to keep its Formula 1 calendar spot Sergio Perez remains pessimistic about the future of his home Formula 1 race, but there are indications that the Mexican Grand Prix will be reprieved...
06:32, 05/26/2019

Cruise calendar: The best times of year to visit popular destinations To everything, there is a season, including cruises. Find out the best time of year to visit popular destinations for the best weather and deals. ...
08:16, 08/06/2019

W Series DNF 'worst case scenario' in short calendar - Kimilainen Emma Kimilainen says her collision with Megan Gilkes in the first W Series race at Hockenheim was her "worst case scenario", making it difficult to la...
04:48, 05/05/2019

Looking to catch a break? Why you need to create a financial planning calendar for the year I want to help you find your breaks – when you experience an unordinary influx of money or the disappearance of a monthly obligation.  ...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Expansion to 22-race F1 calendar could rest on extra engine concern Formula 1's expansion to a record-breaking 22 races in 2020 could rest on manufacturer estimations on completing the longer season without using an ex...
07:48, 08/02/2019

Major British Touring Car Championship calendar shake-up for 2020 The British Touring Car Championship will feature a radically revised calendar for the 2020 season, with a new layout added to the roster for the firs...
07:00, 06/16/2019

10,000-year-old engraved stone could be world’s oldest lunar calendar An engraved stone carved around 10,000 years ago may be the world's oldest example of a lunar calendar. The rare pebble -- found high up in the mounta...
15:48, 07/25/2019

Arizona Wildlife Calendar Photo Contest open for entries 2019 Wildlife photo contest / Courtesy: AZ Game and Fish Dept. TUCSON – Are you a wildlife enthusiast? Arizona Wildlife Views magazine is now acceptin...
21:32, 06/05/2019

Google Calendar will guess your working hours and warn colleagues Google Calendar's Working Hours feature has been around for a while, letting you inform others when you'll be around for meetings and when y...
09:32, 09/04/2019

F1 announces longest calendar in sport’s history with 22 races set for 2020 • British Grand Prix moved to avoid Wimbledon and Euro 2020• Inaugural Vietnamese race to take place in AprilFormula One has announced that there will...
06:32, 08/29/2019

Spanish GP chiefs confident of keeping Barcelona on 2020 calendar Spanish Grand Prix chiefs are confident that they can finalise a deal to keep the Barcelona race on the Formula 1 calendar in 2020, even if its date c...
09:16, 05/12/2019

Microsoft adds new calendar-related feature to Outlook for Android There's nothing more frustrating than having to check two, three or sometimes four apps just to make sure that you won't be late to your meeting or th...
09:16, 06/08/2019

Safari Rally could officially return in WRC calendar vote this week A World Motor Sports Council vote on the 2020 World Rally Championship calendar is expected later this week and could lead to the Safari Rally being o...
11:16, 07/02/2019

Google Calendar makes it harder for your boss to pester you outside work hours Google Calendar now has an updated Work Hours feature, which should make it easier for you to manage your work-life balance by avoiding commitments ou...
04:00, 09/04/2019

Hockenheim reliant on Formula 1 triggering deal for 2020 calendar slot Hockenheim wants to host the German Grand Prix in 2020 and has funding in place, but the venue is reliant on Formula 1 to approve an extension within ...
08:48, 05/21/2019

10,000-Year-Old Engraved Stone Found to be World’s Oldest Lunar Calendar A new study, coordinated by Sapienza, claims to have discovered the oldest lunar calendar in the world in a pebble that was carved during the Upper Pa...
13:00, 07/23/2019

Draft MotoGP calendar details multiple changes, including Thai move MotoGP teams will receive a draft 2020 calendar this week, which includes a change of date for the Thailand race, and the provisional slot for the ret...
03:32, 08/27/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Your Phone, calendar, and passwordless improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18936 from the 20H1 branch with Your Phone, calendar, and passwordless improvements, plus the usual bug fixes....
02:48, 07/11/2019

How to send a Google Calendar invite to anyone using the desktop site or a mobile device iJeab / Shutterstock.com To send a Google Calendar invite, all you need is the email or phone number of the person you want to invite. Google Calenda...
09:32, 09/06/2019

Motor racing-Formula One releases record 22-race draft calendar "Formula One will have a record 22 races next season, a draft of the 2020 calendar released by the sport\u0027s U.S.-based commercial rights holders L...
04:00, 08/29/2019

Archaeologists Believe 3200-Year-Old Hittite Temple Was a Functioning Lunisolar Calendar Yazılıkaya is a 3,200-year-old building that was known to have been central in religious ceremonies in the capital city of the ancient Hittite Empire,...
16:00, 07/03/2019

F1 boss suggests two grands prix will lose calendar slots for 2020 Formula 1 CEO Chase Carey has indicated that two current grands prix will lose their calendar places for 2020 so the schedule remains at 21 races as n...
12:32, 05/09/2019

NCAA president Mark Emmert had net pay of $2.9 million in 2017 calendar year The $2.9 million net compensation for NCAA president Mark Emmert was revealed when the college sports governing body revealed its tax return for 2017....
20:48, 05/23/2019

Cruise calendar: Find out the best time of year to visit your dream destination Find out the best time to cruise to Alaska, Canada, Europe, Hawaii, the Caribbean, Mexico, South America and the South Pacific.    ...
08:16, 08/06/2019

NCAA president Mark Emmert had net salary of $2.9 million in 2017 calendar year The $2.9 million net salary for NCAA president Mark Emmert was revealed when the college sports governing body revealed its tax return for 2017. ...
17:00, 05/23/2019

With new feature update calendar, Microsoft finally settles on a sensible Windows 10 release schedule This week, Microsoft announced that its next feature update will be the most low-key Windows 10 version ever. You could even call it what it really is...
13:32, 07/02/2019

Netflix May 2019 releases: The full calendar of 62 new Netflix originals coming this month May 2019 is going to be a huge month for Netflix original content — and it had damn well better be, in light of the fact that the world’s ...
05:48, 05/02/2019

Formula 2 and Formula 3 2020 calendar revealed, Paul Ricard dropped Paul Ricard will not feature on the Formula 1 support series calendar in 2020, with the Formula 2 and Formula 3 Championships visiting Zandvoort and B...
08:32, 09/17/2019

Google admits Gmail and Google Calendar users could have been scammed by fake event notifications Google has confirmed that a vulnerability could have left 1.5 billion Google Calendar and Gmail users exposed to a dangerous form of phishing attack.A...
08:32, 09/10/2019

W Series 2019: Calendar, dates, cars, drivers, TV - F3 racing series ushers in new era for women's motorsport After eight days of testing in Almeria and Melk, 18 drivers have been selected to drive in the W Series and contest the first-ever season of the singl...
09:16, 05/03/2019

| Players union says football calendar is harming players Top players are being put at risk by an increasingly crowded international calendar that gives them no chance to recover from matches and travel, says...
01:16, 08/01/2019

This is what ancient statues really looked like Artists in classical cultures such as Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece and Rome were known to paint with a variety of hues -- a practice known as polychromy...
10:16, 08/01/2019

Some ancient crocodiles were vegetarians After a detailed analysis of ancient crocodile teeth, scientists concluded vegetarianism evolved among the distant cousins of modern crocodylians at l...
13:48, 06/27/2019

Can You Name the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World? The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World are seven awe-inspiring monuments of classical antiquity that reflect the skill and ingenuity of their creators...
08:00, 07/03/2019

Who Kept the Ancient Wisdom of Stonehenge? Stonehenge is one of the most famous monuments in the world. Although it stands in isolated countryside in south-central England, miles from any major...
15:16, 05/11/2019

Beauty secrets of the ancient Egyptians The mysteries of the ancient Egyptians are vast, but their beauty tricks are no secret. Makeup might seem like a modern phenomenon -- one that has gro...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Ancient Mesopotamia and The Rise of Civilization In ancient times, Mesopotamia, meaning ‘land between two rivers’, was a vast region that lay between the Tigris and Euphrates river systems... ...
17:16, 07/08/2019

Why You Should Delete Your (Ancient) Foursquare Data Remember Foursquare? I used to use it (and the company’s other apps) to keep detailed, digital recordings of everywhere I went, which was the cool thi...
01:32, 08/28/2019

Ancient Egypt's enduring mysteries Like the legendary curse of the mummy, ancient Egypt refuses to stay buried in the past. Every so often it comes back to life -- in the 1920s with the...
03:16, 08/14/2019

How to brew ancient Wari beer Enlarge (credit: Donna Nash) When the people of the Wari Empire (predecessors of the Inca) abandoned the southern Andes around 1100 CE, they made su...
06:16, 05/02/2019

Country diary: this ancient yew should live for ever Church Preen, Shropshire: The tree in the graveyard has been rejuvenating itself for centuries. But the law needs to do more to protect such living mo...
08:48, 07/27/2019

What Ancient Secrets Lie Within the Flower of Life? The Flower of Life is a name for a geometrical figure composed of seven or more evenly-spaced, overlapping circles. This figure, used as a decorative ...
14:00, 05/14/2019

The Itinerary of Odysseus, an Ancient Treasure Map Did Homer’s Odyssey contain a secret code, that would guide the Greeks to gain complete control over the Black Sea and the North Atlantic and access t...
17:32, 09/13/2019

Was Makhunik an Ancient Iranian Lilliput? In August 2005, a tiny mummified body was found in the ancient Persian village of Makhunik in what is now Iran. The discovery caused an international ...
20:48, 08/17/2019

How Ancient Woodworkers Sculpted Civilization Humans have a remarkable relationship with trees. Trees not only provide the oxygen we need to breathe, but also wood in its rawest form.  ...
08:32, 05/24/2019

Nine Notorious Demons that Terrorized the Ancient World Storytellers have been telling tales of ancient demons wreaking havoc on humanity since the beginning of time.  ...
16:32, 05/18/2019

| WATCH: This beer is brewed with ancient yeast! Scientists have brought ancient beer recipes back to life using the remnants of yeast found inside antique Egyptian vessels discovered in the Holy Lan...
16:32, 05/23/2019

Ancient Alien-Like Heads Discovered in Croatia Archaeologists digging in Croatia have unearthed three ancient alien-like skeletons and two have  artificially elongated skulls. Since 12,000-years-ag...
16:32, 08/23/2019

Ancient Bolivian ritual kit contains traces of hallucinogens Enlarge / This is a view of the Cueva del Chileno excavation site. (credit: José Capriles, Penn State) In a rock shelter in the highlands of southwe...
17:32, 05/06/2019

Rome bans McDonald's from ancient site McDonald's fast food outlets are ubiquitous sights around the world, but Italy's culture ministry has banned the chain from building yet another resta...
20:48, 08/01/2019

The Ancient Philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita, Song of God The Bhagavad Gita is one of the most important religious texts in Hinduism as well as one of the most seminal religious texts in the world, alongside ...
07:32, 08/17/2019

Can Netflix’s ‘Blown Away’ make ancient glassblowing hot? Netflix is blasting this old-school art form back into the mainstream. The first season of its new competition series “Blown Away” dropped...
08:16, 07/31/2019

Resurrecting the Ancient Israelites From the Valley of Dry Bones The Vision of the Valley of Dry Bones prophecy is one of the most powerful prophecies of the prophet Ezekiel. In this vision, Ezekiel finds himself in...
17:16, 06/17/2019

Ancient Origins of the Moon: Was it Once Part of Earth? The origin of the Moon has been a subject of research for many years and theories about its creation abound. Hypotheses vary from non-scientific propo...
09:32, 06/14/2019

Pithekoussai: Ancient Greek Colony of Nestor’s Cup Celebrated for its thermal springs and verdant landscapes, the volcanic island of Ischia, called Pithekoussai during its ancient Greek days —located i...
14:16, 09/17/2019

Antony Gormley is the new kid on the block in ancient Greece The British sculptor has, controversially, been commissioned to create works for the island of Delos, a sacred classical siteIn all seasons the elemen...
15:48, 05/04/2019

Aquaculture may be the future of seafood, but its past is ancient Enlarge (credit: By Paul Hermans - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10766212) Fish farms play an important ro...
14:16, 09/17/2019

Nine Parts of the Human Soul According to the Ancient Egyptians The idea of the human soul has fascinated humankind for thousands of years. Cultures around the world have sought to explain the soul or spirit in a w...
17:16, 08/03/2019

The Peloponnesian War: Intrigues and Conquests in Ancient Greece When speaking of ancient Greece, most of us tend to think of their sprawling city states, iconic classical culture, philosophers, and myths – and righ...
07:16, 08/04/2019

22 ancient amphoras found off Albanian coast TIRANA, Albania — A joint Albanian-American underwater archaeology project says it has found amphoras that are at least 2,500 years old off the Albani...
06:00, 07/12/2019

Lost ancient palace appears in reservoir A 3,400-year-old palace has emerged from a reservoir in the Kurdistan region of Iraq after water levels dropped because of drought. The discovery shou...
15:00, 06/28/2019

The Ancient Maya Apparition Who Showed the Way to Xunantunich The ancient Maya civilization was one of the most remarkable of all the many Mesoamerican cultures, not only because they wrote books and were lovers ...
23:00, 06/30/2019

France Returns Around 450 Ancient Relics To Pakistan France on Tuesday handed over to Pakistan nearly 450 ancient relics, some dating as far back as 4,000 BC, seized by French customs agents over a decad...
21:16, 07/02/2019

Some ancient crocodiles were vegetarians, study finds Modern crocodiles have a reputation as ravenous beasts that crave flesh. While it’s certainly true that crocodiles today are more than happy to feast ...
12:32, 06/28/2019

Macedonians Restore an Ancient Church, With an Eye on the Future Long shrouded in scaffolding, the mysterious church of St. George stands as a monument to the conflicts that have dogged cultural politics in the coun...
15:00, 07/15/2019

Ancient Cataclysms: 9 Catastrophes That Rocked the World Ancient cultures around the world have passed down their tales of devastating natural disasters in oral traditions, folklore, historical accounts, pic...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Ancient Gold Hoards of the Celtic El Dorado The legendary lost city of gold, El Dorado, has drawn over 500 formal treasure recovery teams to South America over the last 500 years and over 3,000 ...
11:00, 08/08/2019

Out of a drawer and into your nightmares comes a vicious ancient beast When Ohio University integrative biologist Nancy Stevens peered into a drawer in the wooden cabinets on the top floor of a Nairobi museum in 2010, she...
11:48, 04/28/2019

When Children Came out to Play: Ancient Toys and Games The main halls and secured vaults of museums around the world are loaded with vast arrays of grotesque antique weapons, golden lined velvet robes, cer...
02:48, 06/22/2019

1,000-year-old mystery surrounds ancient city Shrouded in thick rainforest and centuries of mystery, the ancient Mayan city of Tikal is one of the greatest overlooked sites of antiquity in the Wes...
09:16, 06/07/2019

How Historians Can Now See Invisible Text on Ancient Manuscripts Historical documents considered lost to the ravages of time—like crumbling parchment thousands of years old or medieval manuscripts whose ink long ago...
13:32, 06/27/2019

Some ancient crocodiles preferred salad over steak Modern crocodiles have a reputation as ravenous beasts that crave flesh. While it’s certainly true that crocodiles today are more than happy to ...
19:32, 06/27/2019

Ancient DNA reveals Neanderthal migration and interbreeding DNA from 120,000-year-old bones sheds light on the ancestry of Neanderthals in Europe, revealing a remarkable 80,000 years of genetic continuity, inte...
06:00, 06/27/2019

8 of the Most Popular Animal Species in the Ancient World Animals far outnumber us on the planet. And while humans have domesticated some of them for work or food, others have been observed, admired, feared, ...
17:00, 07/20/2019

Country diary: this ancient yew should live forever Church Preen, Shropshire: The tree in the graveyard has been rejuvenating itself for centuries. But the law needs to do more to protect such living mo...
22:48, 07/24/2019

The Cosmic Scorpion Evident in Ancient Cultures Scorpions have inhabited the Earth for over 400 million years. They were one of the first seabed evolved creatures to climb out of oceans onto land. A...
20:16, 07/01/2019

9 Methods of Ancient Punishment That’ll Make You Squirm For as long as societies have had to deal with crime, they’ve had to deal out punishment. In some, places, and situations the process was only meant t...
16:16, 05/12/2019

The Sacred and Ancient Legacy of our Feathered Friends Although lions, tigers and other ferocious man-eaters were hunted and subsequently ritualized by shamans who attempted to internalize the energy of th...
03:16, 08/13/2019

Ancient Plants Revive After Being Trapped in Ice for 400 Years Scientists visiting Ellesmere Island in the Canadian Arctic discovered something remarkable and fascinating. Led by Catherine LaFarge, a geologist fro...
10:16, 07/21/2019

Miners looking for gemstones find ancient sea monster instead Miners digging for gemstones found something entirely different last month; rather than uncovering the shiny and iridescent gemstone known as ammolite...
09:00, 07/05/2019

Ancient tombs found near Egypt pyramids Archaeologists working near the pyramids of Giza have discovered an ancient Egyptian burial ground dating back to around 2500 BCE and hosting the tomb...
14:32, 05/06/2019

Could Ancient Greek Philosophy Help You Work Smarter and Better? The idea of “temperaments” or “humors” has been long debunked, but thinking in terms of broad personality types may actually help you get things done....
20:48, 06/27/2019

Mussolini’s Quincussis: Was the Ancient Roman Coin a Fake? Scientists are perplexed at the origins and provenance of two very ancient and unusual Roman coins that turned up like a bad penny in the 20th century...
01:00, 07/09/2019

Experts Scramble to Study Ancient Fort Before It’s Lost to the Sea Archaeologists working on the 2,500-year-old Dinas Dinlle hill fort on the Gwynedd coastline in Wales are racing a climate change clock to uncover the...
12:00, 08/22/2019

Astronomers find dozens of massive, ancient galaxies Astronomers have discovered an abundance of vast, ancient galaxies. Scientists spotted the galaxies in the distant universe using the combined power o...
18:00, 08/07/2019

Nan Madol: The Mysterious Ancient Coral Reef City Nan Madol is the only ancient city ever built upon a coral reef.  It is comprised of a set of almost 100 stone and coral filled platforms atop artific...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Pompeii: The Ancient Roman City Frozen in Time In the Campania region of Italy near the modern day city of Naples, there was once a prosperous Roman city - Pompeii. ...
18:48, 07/06/2019

Ancient Egyptian Yeast Is This Bread’s Secret Ingredient A self-professed “bread nerd” extracted yeast from 4,000-year-old artifacts to make a loaf of sourdough. “The aroma and flavor are incredible,” he sai...
11:48, 08/09/2019

France returns stolen ancient artifacts to Pakistan France returned more than 400 stolen artifacts to the government of Pakistan on Tuesday, including ancient busts, vases, urns and goblets, some dating...
12:32, 07/02/2019

Ancient Mayan city burned in 'act of total war,' scientists say The ancient Maya were involved in extremely violent warfare long before previously thought, according to new evidence that suggests a prosperous city ...
13:16, 08/05/2019

11 Ancient Remedies that Effectively Treat Modern Ailments With innovations appearing in our lives seemingly every day it seems that new breakthroughs in science are the only ones we trust. New is always consi...
18:48, 07/06/2019

400-year-old wine found in ancient shipwreck goes up for auction Wine lovers will soon have the opportunity to purchase 400-year-old bottles recovered from an actual shipwreck. Two bottles of Shipwreck Wine, believe...
12:00, 06/05/2019

Puma Punku: This Ancient Andean Site Keeps Everyone Guessing Puma Punku is a Pre-Columbian archaeological site in Bolivia that is steeped in wonder and mystery. The architecture found in the ruins astounds archa...
19:32, 06/14/2019

Greek man arrested over online advert for ancient coins Police in central Greece have arrested a man suspected of dealing in illegally excavated antiquities who had allegedly placed an advert to sell ancien...
10:32, 06/07/2019

Trump Can't Help but Try to Reignite an Ancient Feud With the Mayor of El Paso When president Donald Trump visited El Paso last week, he did more than simply force himself into ghoulish photo ops with a community still reeling fr...
00:00, 08/16/2019

Ancient asteroid crater found off the coast of Scotland The spot where an ancient asteroid hit the United Kingdom some 1.2 billion years ago has been tracked to a location under the sea between mainland Sco...
14:48, 06/10/2019

Ancient DNA is Revealing the Origins of Livestock Herding in Africa Visitors to East Africa are often amazed by massive herds of cattle with a gorgeous array of horn, hump and coat patterns. Pastoralism – a way of life...
22:48, 05/30/2019

Cracked skull may be proof of ancient brain surgery A broken skull suggests that brain surgery existed as far back as 2,200 years ago. The cracked cranium – which appears to have a hole drilled into it ...
11:48, 08/05/2019

NASA finds evidence of ancient lake on Mars NASA's Curiosity rover has made several discoveries since landing on Mars in August 2012. Now, it's discovered remnants what may be an ancient lake on...
13:32, 05/31/2019

Biblical bad guys the ancient Philistines came from Europe, DNA shows The ancient Philistines, the Biblical villains whose origins have puzzled scholars for decades, came to the Middle East from southern Europe more than...
14:48, 07/03/2019

Ancient DNA reveals that Jews' biblical rivals were from Greece Genetic sequencing of bones and teeth from ten Philistines who lived in what is now Israel 3200 years ago suggests a surge of migration from the Aegea...
17:48, 07/03/2019

Kuelap, Peru - Ancient Fortress of the Cloud Warriors Built by the Chachapoyas, the fortified citadel of Kuelap was home to the Warriors of the Cloud in Peru before they were conquered by invaders. Massiv...
17:16, 07/08/2019

How did the ancient Egyptians catch and mummify millions of ibises? Egyptians mummified millions of sacred ibises thousands of years ago. Analysing their DNA seems to show they were sourced from the wild rather than la...
12:16, 04/28/2019

Dig in! Archaeologists serve up ancient menus for modern tables Porridge, loaves and sauces Egyptians and Romans consumed have become today’s cookbook crazeDuring a 1954 BBC documentary about Tollund Man, the myste...
09:48, 08/13/2019

Interstellar dust from ancient supernova found on Earth Cosmic dust found in Antarctic snow was likely birthed in a distant supernova millions of years ago. The dust's interstellar journey eventually brough...
04:00, 08/15/2019

Microsoft says mandatory password changing is “ancient and obsolete” (credit: ABC Photo Archives / Getty Images) Microsoft is finally catching on to a maxim that security experts have almost universally accepted for y...
17:32, 06/03/2019

This floating village in Ghana is an oasis of ancient traditions With stilt structures over water and houses built from branches of raffia palm, Nzulezo in Jomoro district of western Ghana could pass for a less elab...
07:32, 05/27/2019

Mysterious, ancient radio signals keep pelting Earth Sudden shrieks of radio waves from deep space keep slamming into radio telescopes on Earth, spattering those instruments' detectors with confusing dat...
14:00, 08/08/2019

Ancient asteroid crater located off coast of Scotland Space object about a mile wide believed to have crashed into Earth around 1.2bn years agoThe location of an ancient impact crater made by the biggest ...
21:48, 06/09/2019

Did ancient Mayan civilisation collapse because of a sudden drought? We have the best evidence yet that there was a prolonged drought at the time of the demise of the classic Mayan civilisation - and could explain why i...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Dirty Dark Secrets Behind Ancient Fairy Tales Presumed innocent, yet dirty dark secrets are imbedded in the bedtime stories told to children. Fairy tales are magical narratives that pervade the yo...
17:00, 05/24/2019

Armillary Spheres: Following Celestial Objects in the Ancient World Armillary spheres, originally from ancient Greece, were vital instruments for astronomers to both demonstrate and track celestial bodies and their mov...
12:16, 05/30/2019

Some People Not Aware Of Ancient Indian Knowledge: HRD Minister Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has said that some people criticise him as they are not able to accept his highlights about...
18:33, 08/18/2019

Ancient fossil offers clues as to when mammals learned how to eat We humans tend to take our ability to chew and swallow for granted, but as mammals we actually have a pretty complicated system of bones and muscles h...
13:00, 07/21/2019

Ancient ‘chewing gum’ reveals oldest Scandinavian DNA ever found Ancient chewing gum found by archaeologists in Scandinavia contains the oldest DNA ever found in this region. The 10,000-year-old gum is made from sti...
15:16, 05/15/2019

Egypt's Most Ancient Desert Fortress Uncovered in Sinai In Egypt, the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities has announced a major discovery in Sinai. Dr. Moustafa Waziri has announced that...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Germany to return ancient stone cross to Namibia Germany's culture minister says the country is returning to Namibia a centuries-old stone cross, even though it was originally of European origin, as ...
10:16, 05/17/2019

Fossilized Teeth Suggest Some Ancient Crocodiles Were Vegetarians Alligators and crocodiles are some of the scariest carnivores on Earth today, but new research suggests their ancient relatives developed a preference...
13:48, 06/28/2019

Birds in the Ancient World: Messengers of Omens and Auguries Translators regularly face the problem that the words and expressions of one language do not always translate exactly into those of another.  ...
12:16, 06/24/2019

DNA of First Settlers of Scandinavia Gleaned from Ancient Chewing Gums The first humans who settled in Scandinavia more than 10,000 years ago left their DNA behind in ancient chewing gums, which are masticated lumps made ...
12:48, 05/18/2019

New Bond film gives ancient Italian town £10m boost An ancient Italian town is set to receive a £10m boost after James Bond's vintage Aston Martin screeched around its narrow alleys for the next 00...
15:48, 09/11/2019

Can Netflix’s ‘Blown Away’ make ancient glass blowing hot? Netflix is blasting this old-school art form back into the mainstream. The first season of its new competition series “Blown Away” dropped...
19:16, 07/30/2019

Ancient Continent Discovered Hiding Beneath Europe A mega-continent has been discovered that slid beneath Europe hundreds of millions of years ago. ...
07:48, 09/12/2019

Ancient lunar collision explains the moon's two faces The moon has two faces -- the smoother, Earth-facing side and the rougher side, the dark side of the moon, which is marred by thousands of craters. No...
14:16, 05/20/2019

Questing the Most Impressive Ancient Religious Temples in the World What is the largest temple ever built on earth and do these man-made structures reveal secrets relating to the cosmos? ...
18:48, 05/08/2019

Ancient footprints show Neanderthals may have been taller than thought The biggest collection of Neanderthal footprints yet discovered offers a window on their social structure, and shows that their group was filled with ...
14:16, 09/09/2019

Ancient Tech Preserved Dead Sea Temple Scroll Among the thousands of pieces of parchment found in caves near the Dead Sea, one scroll was unique among the rest. ...
09:48, 09/09/2019

Will Ancient African Coin Found in Australia 'Change Everything'? The tenacity of amateur archaeologists and historians searching on a remote island off the coast of the Northern Territories in Australia seems to hav...
16:16, 05/12/2019

Show me the mummy: the undying allure of ancient Egypt Paris’s Tutankhamun exhibition is a record-breaking hit – but scarabs, pharaohs and man-eating monsters have been thrilling us for centuries Paris’s c...
14:01, 09/04/2019

The Ancient Admiration of Birds: Flamingos as Masterpieces of Art and Food In the ancient past, relationships between humans and animals were stricter than today and included the sphere of the imaginary and the sacred. ...
19:48, 06/25/2019

Remnants of ancient planet found in famous meteorite Though it was discovered in the Australian outback in the 1950s and has been studied often since then, researchers only just recently found a surprisi...
20:32, 09/03/2019

Ancient skeleton of ‘brutally murdered’ man in Scotland may be a royal An ancient Scot who was subjected to a gruesome death 1,400 years ago might have actually been a royal, according to new research. The Pictish man wit...
15:32, 07/23/2019

The Modern Side of Ancient Venice: A Traveler's Guide For those who think they’ve “done” Venice, think again. As the Venice Biennale—the world’s biggest art fair—kicks off this weekend, we highlight the c...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Remnants of ancient planet just found in famous meteorite Though it was discovered in the Australian outback in the 1950s and studied since then, researchers have just found a surprising result buried inside ...
16:00, 09/03/2019

Ancient Bird Weighed Nearly 1,000 Pounds but Could Still Haul Ass Like an Ostrich Paleontologists working in Crimea have uncovered evidence of the largest bird ever found in Europe. Standing taller than an elephant and weighing near...
18:32, 06/26/2019

Ancient Cult of the Brave Bear, Feared and Revered All across the far northern hemisphere bear folklore is widespread, and as far back as the Paleolithic period around 50,000 years ago archaeologists h...
14:32, 09/02/2019

Ancient crocodile cousins evolved vegetarianism at least three times During the dinosaur era, many crocodile-like reptiles ate plants rather than guzzling meat – suggesting it was once a common lifestyle for crocodiles...
09:32, 06/27/2019

Ancient Greek Physician Hippocrates and the Medical Revolution Classical Greece is considered by many to be the birthplace of modern Western civilization.  ...
17:32, 08/24/2019

Keepers of the Sacred Flame from Ancient Rome to India The ability to ignite, maintain and control fire was a dramatic and powerful development in the habits of early humans and changed mankind’s quality o...
01:48, 08/20/2019

Italy bans McDonald’s near ancient Roman monument Italy’s Culture ministry announced the decision after the municipal administration loudly protested against the notion of serving burgers in the archa...
14:48, 08/01/2019

Recent storm reveals ancient trees that are more than 4,500 years old A recent storm and low-tides have re-revealed these prehistoric trees which died over 4,500 years ago. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story. ...
10:00, 05/22/2019

Ancient Egyptians built this 4-towered fortress more than 2,600 years ago Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered the ruins of an ancient fortress dating to the 26th Dynasty, the last dynasty in which native Egyptians ruled ...
06:32, 05/22/2019

Climate Change Could Be Behind An 'Extraordinary' Ancient Plant Bloom in the UK Cycads are palm-tree like plants that dominated the Earth’s landscape some 280 million years ago when the continents were smashed up into Pangea. Back...
18:32, 08/22/2019

CHEAP: Irritate the ancient with 25% off a pair of Sonos One speakers Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Alright, alright, alright – here’s something you’ll like (wow,...
10:48, 05/05/2019

Egypt Opens 2 Ancient Pyramids for the First Time Since 1965 CAIRO — Egypt is opening two of its earliest pyramids, located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) south of the capital Cairo, to visitors for the fi...
14:16, 07/13/2019

Hunt for Vandals Who Defaced Ancient Rock Formation Authorities in the US state of Illinois are searching for two vandals who defaced a 450-million-year-old rock formation at Starved Rock State Park ...
19:01, 09/06/2019

Global heating: ancient plants set to reproduce in UK after 60m years Cycad in Isle of Wight produces outdoor male and female cones for first time on recordAn exotic plant has produced male and female cones outdoors in B...
08:00, 08/22/2019

Investigators Say a Ring Smuggled $145 Million in Ancient Artifacts It focused on treasures from six separate countries, and was led by Subhash Kapoor, one of the world’s largest antiquities smugglers, a criminal compl...
18:48, 07/10/2019

The Maasai Legend Behind Ancient Hominin Footprints in Tanzania In 1976 paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey and other scientists reported that they’d found ancient hominin footprints at a site in Laetoli, northeastern ...
12:16, 07/01/2019

Egypt opens ancient pyramids for first time since 1960s CAIRO — Egypt on Saturday opened two of its oldest pyramids, located about 25 miles south of the capital Cairo, to visitors for the first time since 1...
11:16, 07/15/2019

How to track everything your baby does (and why you should) When did your baby last eat -- and how much? Has her diaper been changed recently? And did she nap enough today? Knowing the answers to all these ques...
14:48, 06/06/2019

Track Your Activities Before You've Done Them I recently went through a “habits revamp”—I took a close look at my habits and asked myself which ones I wanted to keep, which ones I wanted to discar...
17:00, 05/07/2019

If You Win This Race, You Get to Keep the Track In the town of Brandon, South Dakota, there’s a race track with a recent history that’s about as incoherent as whatever you just read on Facebook. It ...
15:00, 06/20/2019

Earliest Writing System May Have Been Developed by Ancient Metalworkers 6,000 Years Ago An Israeli academic has claimed to have found the earliest writing in the world. He claims that a proto-writing system was developed by ancient metalw...
14:48, 08/05/2019

Ancient Roman ‘pen’ with inscribed joke unearthed in London archaeological dig The inscription on the Roman Empire-era stylus essentially reads, "I went to Rome and all I got you was this pen," according to the researchers who tr...
14:48, 08/01/2019

Fossil of ancient 3-foot-tall parrot found in New Zealand Polly wants a very big cracker. Fossils of the largest parrot ever recorded have been identified in New Zealand, according to a new study published in...
10:32, 08/07/2019

Neuroimaging and Ancient Engravings Allow Experts to Understand Prehistoric Thinking Researchers in France have used neuroimaging to monitor the impact of prehistoric engravings on modern human brains. ...
14:48, 07/15/2019

Were These Ancient Egyptian Bomb-Shells Chemical Or Natural Blondes? Egyptian noblewoman Tjuyu and her husband Yuya were important figures in Amenhotep III’s court and she is believed to have died in 1375 BC. Most widel...
13:48, 06/17/2019

Mysterious ancient ‘rock columns’ 2,500 years older than Stonehenge Archaeologists are finally teaming up to solve the mystery surrounding a prehistoric megalith site in Armenia known as the “Armenian Stonehenge&...
16:48, 07/31/2019

Hi-Tech Levitation Devices Used To “Float” Ancient Egyptian Sphinx In 1913, archaeologists working with the Egyptian Antiquities Service, the Egypt Exploration Fund and the British School of Archaeology, excavated an ...
19:32, 06/14/2019

Ancient Peruvian engineering could help solve modern water shortages Enlarge / Diversion canals channel water into earth-bottomed infiltration canals like this one, where water can begin to soak into the ground on its w...
13:48, 06/24/2019

Ancient Ancestors Made A Large and Deliberate Migration to Australia The size of the first population of people needed to arrive, survive, and thrive in what is now Australia is revealed in two studies published on June...
16:32, 06/18/2019

A 2,000-year-old stylus makes a point about ancient Roman humor Enlarge / The text is inscribed on all four sides of the stylus. (credit: Museum of London Archaeology) "I have come from the City. I bring you a we...
15:48, 07/31/2019

A Quarry Is Actually A 3D Map Of The Ancient Egyptian Underworld, Suggests Polish Scientist Ancient Egyptians are well known for their creation of vast architectural structures which penetrate the skies and each one required a thorough unders...
08:00, 07/02/2019

Signs of ritual pot smoking found in ancient Chinese graves WASHINGTON (AP) — Archaeologists have unearthed the earliest direct evidence of people smoking marijuana from a 2,500-year-old graveyard in western Ch...
13:00, 06/12/2019

This Ancient Roman Joke Pen From Thousands of Years Ago Was All About Thrifty Gifting Archaeologists working on a dig outside of Bloomberg’s new London headquarters have made a new discovery—dad jokes have been around for ne...
21:16, 07/29/2019

One of the World’s Most Ancient Cities Experienced Surprisingly Modern Problems New archaeological evidence suggests the inhabitants of Çatalhöyük, an ancient city founded over 9,000 years ago in what is now Turkey, were subject t...
16:16, 06/18/2019

Giant wolf’s head found in permafrost may have been cut off by ancient hunters Scientists are investigating whether a giant, 40,000-year-old wolf’s head found perfectly preserved beneath Siberian permafrost could have been choppe...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Ancient flood shows some dinosaurs nested in colonies like birds We’ve long suspected that some dinosaurs nested in colonies like birds do, and now an exceptional fossil site has given us the strongest evidence that...
10:00, 07/16/2019

9 Ancient Physicians and Legendary Healers that Changed Medicine Forever Most people have heard of the eminent physician Hippocrates and his famous oath. But far fewer know of Shennong, Avicenna, and Andreas Vesalius – some...
13:16, 08/03/2019

Israel unveils ancient road ‘where Jesus walked’ to temple Israel officially opened a stairway, known as "Pilgrim's Road," that Jesus is believed to have walked on in ancient Jerusalem as another place for Jud...
07:32, 07/04/2019

Maat: Ancient Egyptian Goddess of Truth, Justice and Morality Maat, also known as Ma’at or Mayet, was a female goddess in the ancient Egyptian religion who represented truth, justice, balance and morality.  The d...
09:16, 06/09/2019

Who Were the Mysterious Neolithic People That Enabled the Rise of Ancient Egypt? To many, ancient Egypt is synonymous with the pharaohs and pyramids of the Dynastic period starting about 3,100 BC. ...
15:48, 08/02/2019

An ancient Mars crater likely spawned a devastating mega-tsunami The Mars we know today is dry, dusty, and (probably) devoid of life, but that wasn’t always the case. Scientists believe Mars was once a wet wor...
04:16, 08/06/2019

Prehistoric city offers glimpse of ancient living near Jerusalem A huge prehistoric settlement discovered near Jerusalem by Israeli archaeologists offers new insight into how civilizations developed around the end o...
09:00, 07/16/2019

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover to Explore Ancient Life NASA's Mars 2020 rover, its latest robotic mission to the Red Planet, will include technology to explore ancient life on Mars, according to the space ...
04:16, 06/14/2019

French Wine With a Hint of Rome Revealed By Ancient Grape DNA Seeds of grapes used in the production of wine, found in archaeological sites across Europe, have been genetically tested and tell a story of continui...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Ancient bones should rewrite history but not the present | Kenan Malik Homo sapiens might well have been living in Europe 210,000 years ago, but it’s not relevant to contemporary debates about raceIn 1978, two skulls were...
00:32, 07/14/2019

Fendi stages ethereal tribute to Lagerfeld in ancient Rome Fendi paid tribute Thursday to the late Karl Lagerfeld with an ethereal haute couture show overlooking the monumental Rome Colosseum from atop Palatin...
17:48, 07/04/2019

Border agents seize ancient Egyptian mummy linen US Customs and Border Protection officers in Michigan seized five jars of ancient Egyptian mummy linen coming illegally through the northern border la...
12:32, 06/27/2019

Ancient meteor strike may have triggered mega-tsunami on Mars Researchers may have located the site of an ancient meteor strike that flooded Mars with a mega-tsunami. This could provide insight life on Mars. ...
14:16, 08/05/2019

Researchers Brew Biblical Beer Using Yeast From Ancient Pottery A multidisciplinary team in Israel believe that they have brewed ancient beers similar to those once drunk by Biblical characters such as David and Go...
02:16, 05/23/2019

Ancient tropical plants produce cones in UK for first time on record A tropical plant has produced male and female cones outdoors in the UK for the first time in 60 million years, in an event that botanists say is a cle...
08:32, 08/23/2019

Ancient Inscription Details Conquest of Assyrian King Sargon II In "A New Historical Inscription of Sargon II from Karkemish," published in the Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Gianni Marchesi translates a recently...
14:48, 05/04/2019

DNA from mummy's tomb reveals ancient Egyptian origins of watermelon Painted watermelons adorn the walls of several ancient Egyptian tombs, and now DNA analysis has revealed what their flesh would have looked and tasted...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Boy finds ancient woolly mammoth tooth in Amish country A 12-year-old boy visiting Ohio’s Amish Country may be one of the youngest archaeologists in history. Jackson Hepner was staying at The Inn at H...
14:32, 08/14/2019

Shard reveals how Cyprus’ ancient kingdoms managed economy An archaeologist says the discovery of a small clay shard inscribed with a partial inventory of goods at a 2,500 year-old citadel suggests that Cyprus...
11:32, 08/14/2019

Egypt says ancient cemetery found at Giza famed pyramids Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry says archaeologists have uncovered part of an ancient cemetery near the country’s famed pyramids on the Giza plateau just...
09:32, 05/04/2019

Restored Ancient Tombs in Khonsu Temple Opening in Luxor Four ancient Egyptian chapels and two temple tombs are to be opened up to visitors in the Khonsu Temple at Karnak, in Luxor. ...
08:00, 09/11/2019

Surprise Discovery Reveals Ancient City of Troy is 5,500 Years Old The city of Troy has fascinated people for millennia. Once thought to be purely mythological, the lost city emerged as a real place in history when it...
17:32, 08/24/2019

NASA’s Curiosity just stumbled upon evidence of an ancient Martian lake NASA’s Curiosity rover is providing critical insights into what Mars may have been like long ago, and one of its latest discoveries helps suppor...
17:32, 05/30/2019

The Philosopher-King of Ancient Rome: Marcus Aurelius' Imperium Marcus Aurelius is famed for various accomplishments—his title as the last of the Five Good Emperors; his extensive study of and literary accomplishme...
08:00, 09/14/2019

Futhark: Mysterious Ancient Runic Alphabet of Northern Europe Runes are the characters of the earliest written alphabet used by the Germanic peoples of Europe called Futhark. The runic alphabet was used within Ge...
21:00, 08/29/2019

Archaeologists found 1,000-year-old cocaine in an ancient drug stash Humans who lived 1,000 years ago could never have imagined the incredible advancements the subsequent centuries would bring. What we consider to be ou...
17:32, 05/07/2019

Huarmey Queen: Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous in Ancient Peru The Huarmey Queen is the name given to the 1200-year-old remains of a Wari woman found in a rich tomb in Peru. She has been a subject of interest sinc...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Ancient Britons had giant worms in their kidneys, study shows Ancient Britons should have cooked their fish more. A recent study from the University of Cambridge revealed that Bronze-Age Brits had worms in their ...
13:00, 08/23/2019

25 Ancient Gold-Filled Warrior Tombs Discovered in Spain Archaeologists excavating in Spain have discovered 25 tombs of suspected warrior aristocrats containing hoards of artifacts and gold.  ...
07:32, 08/17/2019

Ancient cave bears were pushed to extinction by humans, not climate Cave bears no longer exist. They went extinct tens of thousands of years ago, and all we have left of the massive ancient creatures are fossils. Figur...
21:00, 08/16/2019

Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vess...
10:16, 05/22/2019

Statistical Date Analysis Concludes That 'Ancient Human' Was Not Our Ancestor One of the great issues in all of science is the search for the direct ancestor of modern humans. Many species of hominin have been put forward down t...
11:00, 05/09/2019

Archaeologists find 1,000-year-old cocaine in ancient ‘ritual bundle’ A new research paper reveals the discovery of what archaeologists are calling a “ritual bundle” in Bolivia, which contained a number of psychotropic s...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Ancient ale! Belgium monks unearth beer recipe over 2 centuries old! Belgium Monks have unearthed a beer recipe that hasn’t been made in over 2 centuries! Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.   ...
10:48, 05/23/2019

Ancient Chinese Earthquake Detector Invented 2,000 Years Ago Really Worked! Although we still cannot accurately predict earthquakes, we have come a long way in detecting, recording, and measuring seismic shocks. Many don’t rea...
15:16, 09/09/2019

Ancient space collision caused mysterious Moon 'anomaly' There are two distinct sides (or faces) of the Moon: one is largely marked with craters, while the other is chock full of open basins. Now, a new stud...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Ancient Artists Left Signs For us to Decode. Did they Witness UFOs? Did ancient artists leave us clear signs of otherworldly interference in our lives and in our culture? ...
15:16, 09/09/2019

Study says ancient Romans may have built “invisibility cloaks” into structures Enlarge / The Roman Colosseum is an oval amphitheatre in the center of the city of Rome. (credit: Alex Livesey/Danehouse/Getty Images)) Scientists a...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Ancient Capitolium Temple in Brescia Pleased the Roman Gods Because Italy is so rich in archaeological and historical sites, visitors often do not have the time to visit as many as they wish. One site which sho...
11:32, 09/16/2019

Ancient saber-toothed cats could crush skulls with their teeth If you were transported back in time some 100,000 years there’s a good chance you’d run into any number of creatures that could rapidly end your life....
11:00, 06/04/2019

Missing piece of Britain's ancient Stonehenge returned after 60 years A piece of stone drilled from Stonehenge, a mysterious circle of ancient stones in southern England, has been returned to the site 60 years after bein...
06:32, 05/08/2019

In Landmark Discovery, Skull Of Ancient Human Ancestor Unearthed Scientists on Wednesday announced the landmark discovery in Ethiopia of a nearly complete skull of an early human ancestor that lived 3.8 million year...
20:00, 08/28/2019

In watershed discovery, skull of ancient human ancestor unearthed Scientists on Wednesday announced the landmark discovery in Ethiopia of a nearly complete skull of an early human ancestor that lived 3.8 million year...
17:32, 08/28/2019

Ancient tribes of Scotland learned to write after contact with Romans The Picts lived in what is now Scotland 1700 to 1100 years ago – and new evidence suggests the enigmatic carvings they left behind are Roman-inspired ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Ancient Mars was warm and rainy enough to support life, study says It's long been established that Mars once had water on its surface. But a new study suggests that between 3 and 4 billion years ago, the Red Planet wa...
06:00, 08/28/2019

Is Zeus To Join Stellar Crowd At Ancient City In Turkey? A temple has been discovered by archaeological excavators in the ancient city of Priene in Turkey. The Ionian ruins of Priene are located within the b...
17:00, 08/27/2019

Ancient Siberia was home to previously unknown humans, say scientists DNA analysis reveals hardy group genetically distinct from Eurasians and East AsiansIt was cold, remote and involved picking fights with woolly mammot...
11:48, 06/05/2019

Ancient humans thrived in rainforests by hunting monkeys and squirrels Rainforest species are usually too difficult for people to catch – but for 45,000 years, humans in Sri Lanka survived by hunting squirrels and monkeys...
10:16, 04/28/2019

The Curious Phaistos Disc – Ancient Mystery or Clever Hoax? In 1908 an Italian archaeologist ventured into the ruins of Phaistos, an ancient Minoan palace on the south coast of Crete. In an underground temple d...
13:48, 06/05/2019

NASA’s Curiosity found evidence of an ancient Martian lake NASA’s Curiosity rover is providing critical insights into what Mars may have been like long ago, and one of its latest discoveries helps support the ...
14:32, 05/31/2019

Ancient mosaic found near Sea of Galilee depicts Jesus miracle A colorful mosaic recently found in an ancient church in Israel appears to depict a miracle Jesus is said to have performed nearby -- the feeding of t...
13:16, 09/20/2019

Secretive new frog species from ancient lineage discovered in India A new species of frog discovered on the forest floor in India’s Western Ghat mountain range is the only member of an ancient lineage stretching back m...
12:16, 04/28/2019

Scientists use fossilised finger bone DNA to rebuild ancient human Unprecedented feat reveals little-known Denisovans resembled Neanderthals but had ‘super-wide’ skulls One of the most mysterious relatives in the huma...
12:32, 09/19/2019

Ancient seabed buried deep in Earth can create diamonds Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but where exactly do they come from? Small amounts of salt trapped inside diamonds show the precious stones a...
14:16, 05/31/2019

Surprise Discovery That Ancient Tin Ingots Found in Israel Came From England Researchers have made an astonishing discovery that is transforming our understanding of the Bronze Age. They have established that ancient tin ingots...
14:16, 09/17/2019

New Breakthrough Means We Can Finally Detect the Color Red in Ancient Fossils Some 3 million years ago, a tiny mouse featuring reddish fur on its back and a white belly scurried across the landscape of what is now Germany. We kn...
13:32, 05/21/2019

Ancient Pyramid Cities of Peru: A Catalogue of Swift Decline From 2600 BC to 1533, the legacy of the Peruvian region has revealed no end of epic tales of power, growth, unification, and demise.  ...
19:16, 08/13/2019

Cosmic Oceans: The Primordial Waters of Ancient Creation Myths Almost without exception, mythological and folkloric traditions around the ancient world were concerned with the matter of deep time and the earth’s c...
03:16, 07/29/2019

Ancient saber-toothed cats could crush a skull with their teeth If you were transported back in time some 100,000 years there’s a good chance you’d run into any number of creatures that could rapidly en...
23:16, 06/03/2019

Ancient gene mutation could protect against diabetes, study finds Mutant form linked to rise of cooking helps about half of humans keep blood sugar lowerAn ancient mutation that spread through humans after the advent...
01:16, 06/04/2019

Ancient Egyptians feasted on sweet watermelons at least 3500 years ago DNA analysis has revealed that leaves found on an ancient Egyptian mummy came from a domesticated watermelon with sweet, red flesh just like modern va...
12:00, 05/21/2019

'Spectacular' jawbone discovery sheds light on ancient Denisovans Scientists extract proteins from a molar to uncover details of mysterious species’ originsA human jawbone found in a cave on the Tibetan plateau has r...
13:16, 05/01/2019

Ancient urine reveals early prehistory of domestic sheep and goats Stone Age farmers living in Turkey became more reliant on domestic sheep and goats over a 1000-year period, according to a study of the animals’ prese...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Barrier Reef corals help scientists calibrate ancient climate records Corals can help scientists track ancient climate patterns, but new research suggests that traditional analysis methods for analyzing coral's ancient g...
13:00, 06/18/2019

1000s of Neolithic Engravings Reveal Egyptians' Ancient Reverence For Animals The Ancient Egyptians had a remarkable relationship with the animals, who they respected and revered. An astonishing discovery in the deserts of north...
18:32, 05/14/2019

These ancient galaxies are far brighter than expected. Does that signal a cosmic turning point? By staring at the sky for over 200 hours, the Spitzer Space Telescope collected light that finally reached Earth after a 13-billion-year voyage throug...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Ancient Romans used molten iron to repair streets before Vesuvius erupted Ancient workers used molten iron to repair Pompeii's streets before the historic and devastating eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79, a team of arch...
10:32, 05/15/2019

Prehistoric Well Uncovered At Ancient Hillfort Might Be A Time Capsule Of Archaeological Gold An ancient fresh water well with elaborate spiraling stone steps has been re-discovered on one of Scotland’s most mythologized mountain peaks near Abe...
21:48, 06/19/2019

Ancient city gate from the time of King David discovered in Israel Archaeologists in Israel’s Golan Heights have discovered an ancient city gate from the time of King David. The find was made during an excavation at t...
21:48, 06/21/2019

Ancient City and Citadel of War-Torn Aleppo Are Syria’s Golden Age Legacy A quick look up of Aleppo on any search-engine will bring up hundreds of articles about the conflict in Syria and sadly the name has become a byword f...
08:00, 09/02/2019

Ancient Japanese Queen Himiko may have Burned Animal Bones to Tell the Future Archaeologists believe that a burnt boar scapula found in the ruins of Makimuku in Japan in 2015 may tie the ancient shaman Queen Himiko and leaders o...
16:48, 05/17/2019

Acropolis Museum opens ancient Athens neighborhood site below its base Greece's Acropolis Museum opened an excavation site underneath its modern building on Friday, allowing visitors for the first time to walk through an ...
17:32, 06/21/2019

Hulk’s chat with The Ancient One in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ was almost a huge plot hole There’s no question that Avengers: Endgame is a massive success for Marvel and Disney, one that will be hard to replicate. It’s an emotion...
12:16, 05/13/2019

Taputapuatea Marae, An Ancient Site of Human Sacrifice and Communing with the Gods French Polynesia is renowned for its beauty and friendly people, but still relatively little is known about its history.  ...
10:16, 05/06/2019

Romans Had Ancient Tech for Creating Seismic Invisibility Cloak Around Monuments A team of civil engineers in France have revealed that the Romans had ancient technology for building structures that acted like modern-day electromag...
14:48, 05/04/2019

Ancient Australia was home to 'strange' marsupial giants, scientists find Researchers are building a picture of palorchestids, which had tapir-like skulls and large scimitar-like clawsThe “strange” anatomy of a family of gia...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Archaeologists unearth probable origins of ancient Greece in groundbreaking discovery The excavations and analysis of the finds are being directed by British archaeologists Professor Colin Renfrew and Michael Boyd, both of Cambridge Uni...
04:32, 07/11/2019

Have the Ancient Origins of Scotland’s Loch Ness Monster Been Identified on Film? A Scottish filmmaker has published evidence of the “true nature and origins" of the 1450-year-old mystery of the Loch Ness Monster, which he discovere...
15:00, 07/07/2019

Archaeologists find penis statue buried at ancient sacrifice site A large stone penis that may have been used for sacrificial fertility rituals has been uncovered in Sweden. The bizarre phallic statue has been linked...
11:32, 09/19/2019

Mass graves found on Scottish islands may be ancient tsunami victims A rare tsunami may have struck the islands of Shetland and Orkney off the UK’s north coast 5500 years ago, killing dozens of people who had to be hast...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Murder in the Paleolithic? Proof of Ancient Homicide Deduced By Forensic Archaeology A paper published today has concluded that the 33,000 year old remains of a man excavated in a cave in South Transylvania are of the victim of a blood...
02:00, 07/05/2019

The Grand Architect: The Sacred Link Between Architecture and the Divine Across Ancient Cultures In 1892, architect W.R. Lethaby wrote: “The main purpose and burden of sacred architecture - and all architecture, temple, tomb, or palace... ...
21:33, 07/05/2019

UNESCO names ancient Babylon city a World Heritage Site The UN body has described the ancient city as a "unique testimony to one of the most influential empires of the ancient world." After years of damagin...
08:00, 07/06/2019

Ancient Attraction: Mesoamerican Sculptors Created Magnetic Stone Figures Researchers from the world-famous Harvard University in America have made an astounding discovery in Guatemala.   ...
12:32, 05/07/2019

Wild Men of the Ancient World: Legends Across the Globe Tell of a Humanoid Beast – Are They Real? Man-like beasts appear in myths and legends of cultures around the globe. The best known ‘wild man’ phenomena of today is the Sasquatch or Big Foot of...
12:33, 08/13/2019

Ancient slag offers insight into the uneven pace of technological advances Enlarge / Copper production waste at Khirbat en-Nahas, Jordan, was piled 6m (18 ft) deep. (credit: T. Levy 2019) Sometimes, clues about ancient tech...
21:16, 09/20/2019

Common Cosmic Symbolism: Is Göbekli Tepe Ancestral to Ancient Egypt? Since its discovery in 1994, 10,000-year old Göbekli Tepe has been an enigma, gradually revealing its ancient secrets to archaeologists and scientists...
10:48, 05/13/2019

Incredible Fossils Link Ancient Creature to Earliest ‘Footprints’ on Earth Aquatic, worm-like animals capable of crawling through mud appeared at least 550 million years ago, according to new fossil evidence. The discovery is...
06:00, 09/05/2019

Grave of ancient Christian 'prince' reveals its treasures, is UK’s 'King Tut’s tomb' Archaeologists in the U.K. have revealed new details of the earliest Christian royal burial ever found in Britain, which they compared to the famous K...
18:32, 05/10/2019

The Punctilious Planning, Design, and Construction of the Ancient Round City of Baghdad Baghdad is the capital of Iraq but whereas the country of Iraq was founded only in 1958, the city of Baghdad had been established about 1200 years bef...
18:32, 05/10/2019

Ancient Europeans lived alongside a half-ton bird nearly 12 feet tall Inside a Crimean cave was a gigantic ancient mystery just waiting to be uncovered: a bird so large that it weighed nearly as much as an adult polar be...
18:48, 06/26/2019

The Legends and Archaeology of Devil’s Lake: A Place of Ancient Power in Wisconsin Located south of Baraboo in Sauk County Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake is a place of natural wonder and legend. The central feature of the biggest State Park...
12:00, 05/10/2019

CBP officers seize ancient Egyptian mummy linen at northern border U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Michigan seized five jars of ancient Egyptian mummy linen coming illegally through the northern border ...
04:00, 06/27/2019

Judge: California couple must pay nearly $600k for uprooting, killing an ancient oak tree A northern California couple was ordered to pay nearly $600,000 after uprooting a 180-year-old oak tree for their new home.     &...
10:48, 05/10/2019

Fiction: A Kenyan Woman Probes Ancient Links Between Africa and Asia The heroine of Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor’s novel “The Dragonfly Sea” embarks on a journey to China that will lead her back to her homeland, and a devotion...
13:00, 05/09/2019

Ancient War Goblin Henry Kissinger Defends Olympics In Los Angeles Times Every global-scale sporting event exists in a strange standoff with itself. On one side is the inevitable bloat and graft and soul-deep cynicism that ...
13:00, 06/27/2019

Complex stone tools in China may re-write our species' ancient history A cache of sophisticated stone tools from a cave in China date back 170,000 years – perhaps a sign that our species arrived in East Asia earlier than ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Fingerprints Overturn Ideas On Women In Ancient Native American Society – But What About The Third Sex? Fingerprints are very important in criminal investigations, but it seems they are also increasingly important when it comes to archaeological studies....
12:16, 06/04/2019

Ancient tower collapses in Afghanistan, other cultural sites remain at risk GHAZNI, Afghanistan – An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, ...
14:16, 06/15/2019

Oldest evidence of cannabis smoking found in ancient Chinese cemetery Enlarge / This is how the braziers were placed in the tomb alongside the deceased. (credit: Xinhua Wu) The broken wooden braziers, unearthed from 2,...
15:32, 06/12/2019

High times in ancient China revealed in funerary cannabis discovery Marijuana chemical residue has been found in incense burners apparently used during funerary rites at a mountainous site in western China in about 500...
14:00, 06/12/2019

In Chile's remote south, the last speaker of an ancient language fights to keep it alive Sitting in the warmth of a wood fire in her home in Chile's deep south, Cristina Calderón sometimes wishes she had more people to speak to in her moth...
12:16, 05/31/2019

Fossil teeth show packs of hyenas roamed the ancient Arctic Today, hyenas are found only in the warmer climates of Africa and Asia, but new research suggests the scavengers roamed the Arctic during the last ice...
12:16, 06/18/2019

Breakthrough Discovery of DNA in Ancient Water Burials Clearly Identifies Sámi People During the Iron Age, around 300 AD, something extraordinary was initiated in Levänluhta area in Isokyrö, SW Finland. The deceased were buried in a lak...
13:48, 06/11/2019

New Tintagel Castle footbridge retraces line of ancient land link Built using technology usually found in Alps, footbridge will follow path of old land bridgeA spectacular footbridge that will link the Cornish mainla...
07:00, 06/18/2019

Fingerprints of Ancient Masons Reveal Advanced Iron Age Construction Technique Sometimes a discovery really brings the past alive. One such is the recent discovery of 3000-year old fingerprints that have been found in the United ...
23:00, 05/29/2019

Greek site of ancient synagogue confronts anti-Semitic past A town in Greece is grappling with its history. Tourists now flock to sites that the townspeople of Veria often don't even know about. Authorities hav...
06:32, 05/01/2019

Ancient Feces Reveal Parasites Plagued 9,000-Year-Old City of Catalhoyuk Garbage dumps are always exciting places for archaeologists. They often tell us the stories that are hidden or seen as unimportant to share with futur...
05:16, 05/31/2019

Silence is Golden: Ancient Monks Couldn’t Even Find Peace and Quiet In our contemporary world, noise pollution has reached dangerous levels. But even in what many reminisce as “quieter times” in the “more peaceful” pas...
13:48, 06/17/2019

Ancient Afghan citadel collapses, cultural heritage sites at risk An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the v...
01:00, 06/15/2019

Civita di Bagnoregio - Italy’s Most Enchanting and Surreal Ancient Town Is Dying Civita di Bagnoregio is a small town located in Viterbo, a province in the central Italian region of Lazio. The town is situated about 120 kilometers ...
13:48, 06/14/2019

The rain in Spain: how an ancient Arabic technique saves Alicante from floods To protect itself from destructive flooding, the city has built a park designed to store and recycle rainwater In Alicante it never rains but it pours...
03:32, 08/15/2019

Ancient Celts were partial to beer, mead and imported Greek wines Analysing ancient pots has revealed the drinking habits of Celts in France. Over 2000 years ago they were drinking beer, mead and imported Greek wines...
16:48, 06/19/2019

Newly discovered ancient predator named after Han Solo’s Millennium Falcon Hundreds of fossils of a primordial sea creature with rake-like claws and a head resembling the Millennium Falcon spaceship of “Star Wars” fame have b...
16:48, 07/31/2019

Scientists Sequenced the Genes of Ancient Plague Bacteria That Spread the 'First Pandemic' Scientists have gained some insight into one of the first known calamities to visit mankind: a two century-long pandemic caused by the bacterial disea...
19:48, 06/06/2019

Ancient droppings suggest Late Jurassic pterosaurs ate like modern flamingos New analysis of ancient coprolites -- fossilized droppings -- suggest Late Jurassic pterosaurs used a filter-feeding technique similar to modern flami...
20:00, 08/26/2019

Ancient Egyptian Tomb to be Cut Up and Moved to Tourist Hotspot, Sparking Fury A well-preserved Ancient Egyptian tomb is being relocated to a museum sparking a wave of resistance among archaeologists who are concerned that it mig...
16:16, 08/09/2019

Ghana's floating village is trying to balance its ancient traditions in a modern world With stilt structures over water and houses built from branches of raffia palm, Nzulezo in Jomoro district of western Ghana could pass for a less elab...
07:00, 05/24/2019

Details of First Historically Recorded Plague Pandemic Revealed by Ancient Genomes An international team of researchers have analysed human remains from 21 archaeological sites to learn more about the impact and evolution of the plag...
21:16, 06/04/2019

Children's teeth reveal previously unknown ancient humans in Siberia DNA from a pair of 31,000 year old children’s teeth found near the Yana River has led to the discovery of a previously unknown group of ancient Siberi...
11:48, 06/05/2019

You Should Definitely Track Your Loved Ones' Phones. Actually Maybe Not. Apple’s Find My Friends, Google Maps location sharing and Life360 let you stay on top of where your family and friends are, which can be both incredib...
17:00, 08/15/2019

Track Your Spending Using a Pen and Paper Budgeting apps are plentiful, but it can take some trial and error to find one you love. And if you’re someone who’s trying to spend less time in fron...
10:32, 06/12/2019

The Best Way to Keep Track of Your Kid’s Friends in Your Phone As the mother of a six-year-old, my phone is filled with contacts such as “Mary LeilasMom” and “Dana MaddiesDad.” It’s how I keep track of my daughter...
16:16, 07/31/2019

Help Your Teen Keep Track of Their Belongings It’s (mostly) not that teenagers are careless with their things—their cell phone, their water bottle, that expensive new jacket you just bought them t...
23:32, 09/03/2019

Fed's Williams says will act as appropriate to keep economy on track New York Federal Reserve President John Williams on Wednesday said he is ready to "act as appropriate" to help America avoid an economic downturn but ...
12:32, 09/04/2019

I Took My Mom to Her First Track Day and She Loved Every Minute of It My mother, Jodi, has always been a good sport. She was a good sport when I, a teenager who really only liked NASCAR and had no desire to learn how to ...
13:16, 06/11/2019

One-off Ferrari P80/C track-only car unveiled News 8 Jul, 2019 Ferrari’s Styling Centre has built a bespoke track-only supercar, inspired by the 330 P3, built on the same underpinnin...
05:16, 07/08/2019

Here’s how to keep track of all those pesky Robins If you’re not a hardcore Batman fan, the world of Robins may get a little fuzzy for you after a certain point. Dick Grayson: a classic. Jason Todd: an...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Ancient Skull Fragment Pushes Back Date of Earliest Humans in Europe A comprehensive re-analysis of a skull fragment found in a Greek cave back in the late 1970s suggests early modern humans were present in Eurasia some...
12:48, 07/10/2019

Ancient Iraqi city of Babylon designated UNESCO World Heritage Site The ancient city of Babylon, first referenced in a clay tablet from the 23rd century B.C., was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Friday, afte...
18:16, 07/05/2019

Latin lovers tune in: Vatican broadcasts news in language of ancient Rome Friends, Romans and Latin lovers - lend the Vatican your ears. Vatican Radio is starting its first regular news bulletin in the language of Caesar and...
07:16, 06/07/2019

Ancient Chinese Death Rituals Involved Smoking Cannabis Specifically “To Get High” Archaeological evidence gathered at the excavation of ‘eight ancient Chinese tombs’ has finally determined that people were indeed smoking cannabis 2,...
07:48, 06/13/2019

Natural high: Brazil's Guarana growers ditch chemicals for ancient knowledge For the Guarana growers of the Amazon, the caffeine-rich berries aren't just a fortifying brew but part of ancient tradition that respects their rainf...
03:48, 06/13/2019

Ancient city of Babylon heads list of Unesco world heritage sites UN also names national park in Iceland among sites protected for their value to humanityThe ancient city of Babylon and an Icelandic national park rep...
10:16, 07/05/2019

Evidence of ancient ‘time machine’ star found 35,000 light-years from Earth Astronomers have found evidence of one of the oldest stars in the universe, a star that lived 13.5 billion years ago, nestled inside a star that’...
16:32, 08/06/2019

Lost City of the Kalahari: Experts Search for Traces of Ancient Desert Civilization Today, the Kalahari Desert is known as a very dry place. The word Kalahari in fact comes from a Tswana word which means ‘great thirst’.  ...
04:00, 05/27/2019

Roman Fort Excavation in England Reveals Lost Road and Ancient Mine Setting this discovery in context, an article on the National Trust website declares that in 2006, the Cornwall and West Devon mining landscape achiev...
13:48, 07/04/2019

Ancient Cave Crystals Reveal Sea Levels Were 50 Feet Higher in Warmer Climate Scientist studying ancient crystals in a Spanish cave have discovered disconcerting evidence that shows just how high sea levels can rise in a warmer ...
14:32, 09/10/2019

U.S. envoy attends opening of ancient East Jerusalem road amid opposition U.S. Ambassador David Friedman and U.S. Middle East special envoy Jason Greenblatt attended the inauguration of an archaeological site in Jerusalem on...
18:16, 06/30/2019

Can elderberries help fight flu symptoms? New study explains how 'ancient remedy' allegedly works The benefits of eating elderberries when you have the flu — especially to fight off symptoms of the nasty virus —  have long been documented. But a ne...
14:00, 04/28/2019

Mexicans turn to ancient Aztec floating gardens to revive mangrove forests In Mexico City, old Aztec floating gardens are still used to grow food. Now, environmentalists think this ancient technology could help restore a coas...
09:00, 06/04/2019

Daily lives of ancient Greeks revealed in Acropolis museum’s huge archaeological dig Museum’s new exhibition space is an excavation site with villas, workshops and bathhousesThe pride – and purpose – of the Acropolis Museum has always ...
11:32, 06/08/2019

Psychedelic Plants And Tools Of Ancient Bolivian Trippers Discovered In Cave Shelter In 2001, American rapper Afroman released the sensational song “Because I Got High” in which he almost “cleaned his room” but got “high” instead. Now,...
22:32, 05/06/2019

Cutting Stone With Plants: Was the ‘Mythical’ Green Chisel A Real Ancient Tool? Archaeology is not an exact science. It is full of doubts, uncertainties, surprises, and unanswered questions. One of its unsolved mysteries concerns ...
16:16, 06/26/2019

How ancient Chinese therapy helped Londoner Eden Silva compete at Wimbledon A Londoner playing in Wimbledon for the first time revealed how she is relying on ancient Chinese medicine after suffering a potentially career-ending...
12:00, 07/02/2019

Chaluka: A Site so Remote, The Ancient Aleutians of Alaska Lived in Peace for Millennia Alaska is often referred to as the last frontier because of its unspoiled nature and sparse population.  ...
11:16, 05/02/2019

First full satellite survey of devastated ancient Aleppo raises recovery hopes The first comprehensive survey of the devastation inflicted on the ancient Syrian city of Aleppo by years of urban warfare, has been published thanks ...
12:32, 04/28/2019

DNA of 5,000-Year-Old Woman Links Modern Indians to Ancient Indus Valley Civilization Ancient DNA from India’s Rakhigarhi archaeological site is telling volumes about the destiny of the mysterious Indus Valley Civilization. ...
19:01, 09/06/2019

Ancient Celtic Woman Emerges from Zurich Tree Coffin In Elegant Dress 2,200 years ago an Iron Age woman was buried in what is today Zurich and in her 'Tree Coffin’ she was dressed and draped for a ball…in the afterlife. ...
23:16, 07/30/2019

Ancient East African rocks offer clues to a rare type of volcano Rocks recovered from a remote mountainside in East Africa have offered scientists fresh insights into an unusual type of volcano -- a type of volcanis...
10:48, 05/23/2019

5,000 Years Ago, Ancient Scientists Used Chemical Reactions to Create Pigments in Altai Mountains Scientists have unlocked intriguing 5,000-year-old secrets of prehistoric illustrators behind the stunning artwork of Karakol. These magnificent paint...
09:48, 06/15/2019

Tiny Fossil Tooth Found in the Amazon May Have Come From Ancient, Baseball-Size Monkey In a single tooth, scientists might have discovered the smallest fossil monkey as well as an important piece of primate evolutionary history.Read more...
00:48, 07/30/2019

Brexit Bill Threat Continues England’s Ancient History of Debt Defaults Boris Johnson’s threat to withhold payment of the UK’s £39 billion Brexit divorce bill until the EU gives Britain better exit terms has been the sourc...
13:48, 06/17/2019

Before Cranes, Ancient Greeks May Have Used This Ingenious Lifting Machine to Move Heavy Stones Cranes first appeared in ancient Greece over 2,500 years ago, but new research suggests a primitive lifting machine—a kind of forerunner to the crane—...
18:00, 08/27/2019

Ancient Psychedelics, Robocall Scams, and Space Bezos: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week This was one heck of a week in the tech and science world. Ridesharing giant Uber finally launched its long-awaited IPO, which was a major flop, Faceb...
19:00, 05/12/2019

Mysterious Glass Beads in Clams Point to Ancient Meteorite Strike Near Florida Since their discovery 13 years ago, scientists have puzzled over the origin of tiny glass beads found inside ancient clam shells. New evidence suggest...
21:00, 07/23/2019

Researchers Discover Ancient “Weapon Making Site” Near Skeleton of Woolly Mammoth Evidence found on an Arctic island shows how 10,000 or more years ago people carved sharp slices off tusks to use for killing and cutting. Palaeontolo...
16:00, 06/24/2019

10-foot-tall 'Jars of the dead' stored human bodies in ancient Laos More than 100 giant stone jars, thought to have been used in burial rituals thousands of years ago, have been rediscovered at ancient sites in forests...
09:00, 05/22/2019