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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 (75 miles)...

Civita di Bagnoregio - Italy’s Most Enchanting and Surreal Ancient Town Is Dying

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'People are dying horrible deaths' the Louisiana town where cancer haunts the streets – video Residents of the town on the banks of the Mississippi River have watched a family members and neighbors have been lost to cancer. Official figures show the risk of cancer from toxic air is 50 times higher in Reserve than the national average. Feeling...
12:13, 05/06/2019

These enchanting, 6,000-year-old marble caves are only accessible by boat Patagonia’s Marble Caves are not easy to get to, but well worth the trek. Dubbed the ‘Marble Cathedral,’ some say it’s the most beautiful cave network in the world.        ...
15:39, 07/02/2019

Tuatha Dé Dannan, the Enchanting Predecessors of Irish Fairies and Elves Most people do not believe in elves. The little people, along with fairies, banshees, and werewolves, are often thrown into the category of ‘fantasy’ and left to molder unless some video game or children’s book decides to make use of them for commerc...
03:39, 07/20/2019

Enchanting Hidden Chamber Discovered At Nero’s Golden Palace Rome continues to be a rich source of archaeological discoveries. Archaeologists have just announced the discovery of a spectacular underground chamber that was once part of the Domus Aurea palace built by the notorious Emperor Nero. The 2000 year-ol...
18:26, 05/10/2019

Cancer Town: Rev William Barber visits town at heart of Guardian campaign – video The Guardian invited the civil rights leader to the community on the banks of the Mississippi River where the people face the highest risk of cancer due to airborne toxins in the United States. Lending his support to their struggle, he said: 'When yo...
16:26, 08/09/2019

Cancer town: civil rights leader William Barber takes on pollution at Guardian town hall Campaigner has condemned ‘immoral’ conditions in Louisiana town where chemical plant is tied to alarming cancer riskThe US civil rights leader and moral revival campaigner the Rev William Barber has brought his national movement to Louisiana for a se...
19:26, 07/27/2019

Cancer town: watch live as civil rights leader William Barber takes on pollution at Guardian town hall Campaigner has condemned ‘immoral’ conditions in Louisiana town where chemical plant is tied to alarming cancer riskThe US civil rights leader and moral revival campaigner the Rev William Barber has brought his national movement to Louisiana for a se...
03:26, 07/27/2019

Kvyat seeking more success after 'surreal' weekend "Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat is still trying to get his bearings after a weekend that was undoubtedly one of the most \u0027surreal\u0027 of his life."...
22:00, 07/31/2019

'Horrifyingly absurd': how did millennial comedy get so surreal? From Adult Swim to ‘dank memes’, modern comedy is confronting the illogicality of life in 2019There is an episode in the first season of Broad City – the US sitcom about two twentysomething, weed-loving best friends – that involves an epic journey to...
13:52, 08/13/2019

The vibrant, surreal Tuca & Bertie is one of the best new shows of the year Forget flowers—May’s real bounty seems to be female pairings on TV. We have the Hernandez sisters of Starz’s Vida returning later this month; the badasses of the soon-to-debut L.A.’s Finest; and the fortysomething charmers in Netflix’s Dead To Me. Be...
01:13, 05/07/2019

The surreal thing – fashion archive, 27 June 1988 27 June 1988 The fact is that high fashion is, and always has been, a surrealist movementFashion is effete. It is a form of creativity unable to stand on its own feet. Too weak to instigate, it feeds reactively on stronger movements. For the past 10 ...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Apple took us on a surreal walk through San Francisco, looking at digital art on an iPhone San Francisco looks different through an iPhone XS Max — it's still a city, but now there are floating balls of fabric, speech bubbles, and words popping out from the trees and buildings....
23:52, 08/12/2019

Inside the surreal mind of Brian Griffin – in pictures Griffin is known for his striking shots of everyone from Kate Bush and Elvis Costello to Iggy Pop. These early black and white images show why the smartest pop stars sought him out Continue reading......
09:00, 06/06/2019

Comically surreal: how Dali’s film with Marx brothers came to life Lost screenplay by the Spanish surrealist and comedy stars recreated as a graphic novel after painstaking researchGiraffes on Horseback Salad, an improbable project dreamed up by the most unorthodox of creative talents, Salvador Dalí and the Marx Bro...
00:39, 05/06/2019

‘It feels a bit surreal’ – meet Jay Tabb, the footballer who now rides horses The former Coventry and Reading player is training to work in racing and has a ride at the Cheltenham Festival in his sightsIt is 9.30am and Jay Tabb is shuffling around stall No 13 inside the horseshoe-shaped stable block at the Northern Racing Coll...
13:26, 06/21/2019

Ford commercial reveals our surreal robot-assisted future If you’re skeptical of or put off by the idea of self-driving cars, then there’s a good chance you won’t be a fan of Ford’s intriguing research project designed to have robots get out of self-driving cars and deliver packages right to your door. Over...
23:00, 05/23/2019

'So surreal': Hong Kongers take up self-defence classes in wake of thug attacks Free lessons teach how to stop punches and stick attacks after violence instills deep concern in community“If you see attackers, you must be armed with basic skills to save your own lives,” Henry Chong, a sports therapist and karate expert, told his ...
04:00, 07/26/2019

Trump Will Speak Monday on ‘America’s Environmental Leadership.’ Critics Say It Will be Surreal. The idea for the speech originated with consultants on the re-election campaign worried that his environmental record was a turnoff to two key demographics — millennials and suburban women....
20:13, 07/08/2019

Bill Belichick revs up Bruins crowd in surreal Stanley Cup final scene New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is the surprise pregame flag bearer prior to Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final. There had been buzz throughout the day at TD Garden that a member of the Super Bowl champion Patriots would fire up the crowd befo...
04:39, 05/30/2019

Tim Murtagh’s surreal spell for Ireland dishes out just deserts for England | Andy Bull England’s collapse at Lord’s was orchestrated by Murtagh’s consistent deliveries at the Ireland bowler’s home from homeFeverishly hot as it was at Lord’s, it was a surprise to find all those melting clocks draped over the Mound Stand, the liquescent ...
22:00, 07/24/2019

They butchered Richard Williams' The Thief And The Cobbler, but its surreal beauty survives online Earlier today we wrote about the death of Richard Williams, the Oscar-winning animator behind Disney’s Who Framed Roger Rabbit. Among Williams’ many accolades (including several Academy Awards and BAFTAs) there’s one that’s far more sour, though: The...
01:14, 08/19/2019

Through the looking glass: Pete Buttigieg and Al Sharpton's lunch is the latest surreal election scene The Rev and the mayor dined at Sylvia’s, Sharpton’s go-to spot to fix Democratic presidential hopefuls with his inscrutable gazeThe 2020 Democratic primaries are taking place next year, but the contest to be the presidential nominee is already throwi...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Ivanka Trump Enters North Korea With Father, Calls Short Walk "Surreal" Few Americans alive today have set foot inside North Korea, the isolated, nuclear-armed dictatorship sometimes called the Hermit Kingdom. On Sunday, Ivanka Trump became one of them, capping a......
06:39, 07/01/2019

'It's surreal': Rory McIlroy sees Open at Portrush as sign of Northern Ireland's progress – video Rory McIlroy has said he does not see himself as 'that centre of attention' despite rocketing expectations that the Northern Irishman could secure a home win at the Open this week.The four-time major winner was born and raised 65 miles away in Holywo...
18:52, 07/17/2019

Sen. Marsha Blackburn: Every town is a border town until we secure the southern border Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R, Tenn., has expressed her support for President Trump's new immigration crackdown and revealed she plans to introduce legislation of her own to improve the crisis at the southern border....
22:00, 05/17/2019

Lil Nas X lies, promises “Seoul Town Road” with RM of BTS is the last "Old Town Road" remix Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” has been the Billboard Hot 100's number one song for 16 straight weeks, tied for the most all time with “One Sweet Day” and “Despacito,” a record it will no doubt break. In that time, the viral hit has gotten an offici...
23:52, 07/25/2019

Beer Of The Week: Surreal’s Natural Bridges kolsch is a non-alcoholic beer I can get behind Perhaps I’ve been unfair to non-alcoholic beer. My review of the mass-market versions left a bad taste in my mouth (quite literally), but I’ve since tried a few smaller breweries’ versions and found them superior. In fact, I’d actively searched for N...
22:13, 06/24/2019

'BH 90210' recap: Welcome to the surreal world Spoiler alert! Fox's wild, meta sort of reboot of "Beverly Hills, 90210" kicks off and it's not as much of at train wreck as you might expect.        ...
04:13, 08/08/2019

As she returns to Italy, Amanda Knox pens essay on a 'surreal' life and 'involuntary' fame Amanda Knox wrote an essay on Medium before returning to Italy eight years after being released for wrongful murder conviction there.        ...
15:26, 06/13/2019

Before returning to Italy, Amanda Knox pens essay on a 'surreal' life and 'involuntary' fame Amanda Knox penned an essay on Medium before returning to Italy eight years after being released for wrongful murder conviction there.        ...
22:52, 06/12/2019

Aid in Dying Soon Will be Available to More Americans. Few Will Choose It. By October, more than one in five U.S. adults will be able to obtain lethal prescriptions if terminally ill. But for those who try, obstacles remain....
17:26, 07/08/2019

Teunissen: I saw everyone dying… it’s unbelievable! "Mike Teunissen pipped Peter Sagan on the opening stage of the Tour de France after an incident-packed finale saw a large chunk of the peloton wiped out by a huge crash."...
20:26, 07/06/2019

Risks of dying from pneumonia Pneumonia is a disease that can kill. Risk factors include age, with very young children and older adults at a higher risk than others. Existing medical conditions are another risk factor. However, people can also recovery from pneumonia. Learn more ...
03:00, 06/26/2019

Are You Dying? Ask a Doctor All Your Health Questions at 1 PM EDT That weird, occasional pain in your back has been bothering you for a while, but it doesn’t seem like quite enough of a problem to schedule a full-on doctor’s appointment. You’d have to request time off work, make sure you’re not behind on anything—i...
15:13, 06/11/2019

The Christian church: Dying out or thriving like never before? In Germany priests often preach to empty church benches while in Zambia, Christian churches play a leading role in society. At the Religions for Peace World Assembly, Tessa Walther explores the root of these differences....
10:39, 08/22/2019

Why are so many people dying in US prisons and jails? The number of Americans dying while incarcerated has surged while the US prison population has increased by 500% over the last 40 yearsOn 10 July 2015, 28-year-old Sandra Bland was pulled over in Prairie View, Texas, for what she was told by Texas st...
09:13, 05/26/2019

Rural Hospitals Are Dying, and So Are Their Patients It is a dreary Monday on the East Coast, and I have a dreary story of American neglect and misery for you: the Washington Post published a remarkable story this weekend on the desperate times at a rural hospital in Oklahoma, whose staff worked for we...
17:52, 05/13/2019

A Dying Craft, Made to Order On the outskirts of Mexico City, a cobbler makes handmade soccer cleats in a family workshop, preserving a tradition all but extinct in the era of mass production and NAFTA....
12:13, 05/06/2019

Blameless UK grandmother, 93, gets her "dying wish" - to be arrested A British grandmother who has never strayed onto the wrong side of the law in all her 93 years has fulfilled one of her dearest wishes - to be arrested....
14:26, 06/26/2019

Pluto’s atmosphere might be dying right before our eyes Pluto, the once-planet and now-dwarf-planet, is an incredibly hostile world as far as life is concerned. Pluto, which sits near the edges of the solar system, far from the Sun, is incredibly frigid. Its thin atmosphere, which consists mostly of nitro...
12:39, 05/02/2019

Are You Dying? Ask Two Doctors Your Health Questions at 1 PM EST It’s that time again: Our favorite doctors are back to talk you through whatever health problem ails you, no matter how small or bizarre you think it is. After all, that weird pain in your arm could be a sign you’re hurtling toward a swift demise, ri...
19:13, 05/16/2019

The gifts our dying dog gave to my sons He did his greatest educating in old age, showing our family how to live with infirmities and without self-pity, and in the end, how dying and dead are different things....
00:13, 06/01/2019

Today I have to talk to three of my patients about dying. This is how I do it It’s tempting to put these all-important conversations off but the consequences can be direIt’s 9.15am. The medical team is full of energy and caffeine. We have patients to see, some of whom are on the road to recovery, others who have already been r...
19:26, 06/06/2019

More elderly Americans dying from falls (Reuters Health) - Death rates from falls are rising among elderly Americans - and climbing fastest among seniors in their 90s, a U.S. study suggests....
17:39, 06/04/2019

Are You Dying? Ask Two Doctors Your Health Questions at 1 PM EDT It’s that time again, chickadees: Time to ask all those questions about your health that you’ve been putting off (or let’s be honest, forgetting) for months now....
17:52, 08/13/2019

Dying Gasp of One Local Newspaper The Warroad Pioneer, a pillar of its small Minnesota town, ended its 121-year run with bloody marys, bold type and gloom about the void it would leave behind....
15:39, 08/01/2019

Why so many people are dying on top of Mount Everest Mount Everest. It's big. It's dangerous — and, more and more, it's crowded. In fact, the world's tallest mountain is getting so crowded with climbers, spring 2019 is shaping up to be one of the mountain's deadliest climbing s...
02:26, 06/08/2019

The Manual Corvette Started Dying Before The C8 Even Debuted The eighth-generation, mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette is, if its claimed pricing pans out, an astounding thing—it’s a car six decades in the making, and would undercut the ultra-luxury supercars of the world at a sub-$60,000 base price. But unlike pas...
23:52, 08/05/2019

GOP Ghoul on Children Dying at the Border: 'Fine!' Republicans have made it known just how they feel about migrant children being treated ruthlessly and dying at the border (hint: they do not care!!) but it’s still shocking to hear their dressed down, straightforward assholery....
19:26, 05/29/2019

Woman, 93, arrested as a dying wish after being ‘good all her life’ Josie Birds said to have ‘thoroughly enjoyed’ gesture by Greater Manchester policeOne of the UK’s largest police forces apparently arrested a 93-year-old woman who had committed no crime because it was her “dying wish”.In a tweet that received more t...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Fireflies are dying out because people are destroying their habitats Firefly researchers and advocates say the insect is on the decline as more and more of its habitats are consumed by development.        ...
15:39, 08/01/2019

The naked truth: is naturism dying out in Germany? The practice of FKK – being naked in nature – has declined because of a new nudity taboo. But some groups report a rise in membershipFor decades Germans have extolled the benefits of free body culture – or being naked in nature. But a German sexologi...
23:52, 08/08/2019

| Australia cancer sufferer first to use new assisted dying law A 61-year-old cancer patient has become the first person in over two decades to die under controversial assisted dying laws in Australia, a charity said....
23:52, 08/05/2019

Hunt accused of breaking promise to dying man Tory leadership contender and ex-health secretary Jeremy Hunt has been accused of not fulfilling his promises to victims of the infected blood scandal....
09:13, 06/22/2019

Thumbs Down Guy seeks help with medical bills after nearly dying Gary Dunaier, more famously known as the Thumbs Down Guy, racked up more than $30,000 in bills after a recent medical mishap.       ...
01:26, 06/27/2019

Horses keep dying at Santa Anita racetrack. Here's what we know Animal rights activists are again calling for races to be suspended at Santa Anita Park amid a string of horse deaths that forced the park to temporarily shut down earlier this year....
21:00, 05/28/2019

It's the Democrats' Fault That Migrants Are Dying, Trump Says During a news conference on Tuesday, Donald Trump was quick to point out who was actually to blame for the devastating image of a man and his 23-month-old daughter dead in the Rio Grande as they tried to cross the border from Mexico: Democrats, natur...
03:13, 06/27/2019

50 years after the Stonewall riots, is NYC’s gay-bar culture dying? On Friday, New York City — and the world — is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. In the decades since the riots, the gay-rights movement has made huge strides in the US, from the legalization of same-sex marriage to openly ga...
01:52, 06/29/2019

BTS singer RM teams up with Lil Nas X for 'Old Town Road' remix: 'Seoul Town Road' RM from the South Korean boy band BTS and Lil Nas X dropped a new remix of the hit song "Old Town Road" to the surprise of fans.        ...
14:52, 07/25/2019

Amazon Dash Buttons are dying – and shouldn't be missed All Amazon Dash buttons will stop working at the end of August – and that’s a good thing. Dash Buttons made re-ordering everyday items like toilet paper and clothes detergent so simple, you didn’t even need to think about it ...
16:39, 08/05/2019

Mobile VR’s dying gasps mean new life for standalone and tethered VR The low end of the VR market may be collapsing, but it's going to force higher-performance VR platforms to change their pricing and technologies.Read More...
01:13, 05/11/2019

Dying Light 2 and a new Tencent game get Nvidia RTX ray tracing Nvidia announced a couple of new games that are getting support for its ray tracing technology including Dying Light 2 and Synced: Off-Planet.Read More...
15:13, 08/19/2019

'People are dying': how the climate crisis has sparked an exodus to the US As part of the Running Dry series, the Guardian looks at how drought and famine are forcing Guatemalan families to choose between starvation and migrationAt sunrise, the misty fields around the village of Guior are already dotted with men, women and ...
12:52, 07/29/2019

'Thumbs Down Guy' looking for help with medical bills after emergency: 'I came really close to dying' A baseball fan who went viral for giving a thumbs down after a play during a game between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays in 2017 is now asking for help to pay for medical bills....
17:13, 06/27/2019

'Dying of whiteness': why racism is at the heart of America's gun inaction The country’s refusal to pass new gun control laws has everything to do with defending racial hierarchy, says author Jonathan MetzlWhy does the United States refuse to pass new gun control laws? It’s the question that people around the world keep ask...
13:00, 08/09/2019

Dying for a new body: why so many deaths from plastic surgery tourism? New Yorkers flock to the Dominican Republic for cheaper plastic surgery procedures, but not all of them return home. Sharilene Cedeño used to joke with her sister Kendra that she was going to be 23 forever.Cedeño, daughter of Dominican immigrants, wa...
22:52, 08/23/2019

Eating less fat, more fruit may cut risk of dying of breast cancer For the first time, a large experiment suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman’s risk of dying of breast cancer. The results are notable because they come from a rigorous test involving 49,000 women ...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Cords are dying: These smartphones don't have headphone jacks The iPhone 7, 8 and X don't have a headphone jack. Samsung's new Note 11 reportedly will join the Apple-led ranks. Others who killed the audio port.       ...
02:26, 08/03/2019

Dying the Christian Science way: the horror of my father’s last days The anti-medical dogma of Christian Science led my father to an agonising death. Now the church itself is in decline – and it can’t happen fast enough. By Caroline FraserWhen I was a baby, my grandfather delighted me by playing a game. He made a fist...
17:00, 08/06/2019

Green turtles are dying because they are mistaking plastic for food Green turtles are at risk of death from the plastic floating in the oceans because they think it is food, according to a new study. The plastics often look like seagrass to the turtles, a staple of their diets....
09:52, 08/10/2019

Can Someone Good at the Economy Please Help, My Big Gaudy Apartment Building Is Dying President Donald Trump’s golden Manhattan skyscraper is ostensibly the flagship property of the Trump family’s global empire. But, according to an analysis from Bloomberg on Tuesday, Trump Tower has become a property pariah, with falling occupancy ra...
18:00, 05/14/2019

A Low-Fat Diet May Lower the Risk of Dying from Breast Cancer Breast cancer treatments have come a long way in recent decades, but understanding how to prevent tumors from forming in the first place has been a major challenge. In a new study being presented at the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology me...
07:52, 05/16/2019

Dying mom’s final wish: Son’s hospital room graduation ceremony Marilyn Siets had one big thing keeping her going: Her baby boy, Noah, was graduating from high school in three weeks. But as her organs started failing after a five-year battle with ovarian cancer — it was increasingly apparent she wouldn’t ma...
22:13, 05/24/2019

Euthanasia and assisted dying rates are soaring. But where are they legal? It is available in a growing number of countries and jurisdictions – but not the UK, where it remains outlawed“The main difference between euthanasia and assisted suicide is who performs the final, fatal act,” said Richard Huxtable, professor of medi...
09:01, 07/15/2019

Phone battery dying? Here are some ways to get a full day on one charge Smartphone batteries can last through the evening if managed correctly. Close apps, adjust brightness and if all else fails, but an external battery.       ...
12:39, 07/18/2019

Woman suffers from rare ‘sex headaches’: ‘I thought I was dying’ Mind-blowing sex may sound like your ideal night, but for some, the phrase has more painful connotations. These blinding headaches, caused by orgasms or sexual excitement, are absolutely excruciatingly – and have many fearing the worst. Sammi R...
19:13, 06/11/2019

As His Wife Lay Dying, an Architect Brought Her Building to Life William Pedersen expanded and renovated a history center at his summer home on Shelter Island after he and his wife, Elizabeth Pedersen, spearheaded the project....
01:13, 07/31/2019

Dying US soldier fighting for the right to sue military over medical malpractice Sgt. 1st Class Richard Stayskal survived three combat deployments to Iraq and even an enemy bullet through the chest. But now the Purple Heart recipient is facing the toughest battle of his life: the right to sue the U.S. government for medical malpr...
22:52, 05/06/2019

Cops grant 93-year-old woman’s ‘dying wish’ to get arrested A goody-two-shoes granny in England was thrown in the slammer last weekend without committing a crime. It was, however, her “dying wish.” Josie Birds, a 93-year-old from Manchester, England, has spent her entire life on the “right” side of the law, a...
22:39, 06/26/2019

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson spills on the 'Hobbs & Shaw' premiere drama: 'It was so surreal' Saturday's "Hobbs & Shaw" worldwide premiere got scary when sparks flew in the audience mid-movie. Dwayne Johnson talks the "surreal" scene.        ...
14:52, 07/18/2019

The Internet Is Dying to Know if Nicki Minaj Is Married After She Takes Boyfriend's Last Name Nicki Minaj goes by a lot of names: Onika, Barbie... Mrs. Petty. That's right. It looks like the rapper is now taking on the last name of her beau Kenneth Petty. Nicki made the change......
02:52, 08/17/2019

Dying New Jersey woman identified twin sister as her killer A dying New Jersey woman identified her twin sister as her killer after being knifed in the chest during a fight outside their home, a judge revealed in court on Thursday. A witness heard Anna Ramirez, 27, say, “Amanda, you stabbed me!” a...
21:39, 06/27/2019

By killing whales, Japan seeks to revive a dying industry After a 30-year ban, Japan has resumed commercial whaling in its waters. But with the appetite for whale meat in decline, is the industry sustainable?...
09:00, 07/03/2019

Tucked review – moving tale of a dying drag queen Derren Nesbitt is terrific as an ageing club performer who rescues a young singer from homophobic attackersAn ageing drag queen gets a diagnosis of terminal cancer and makes a new friend in this touching, unexpectedly funny end-of-life drama set in B...
17:52, 05/16/2019

Warriors' Thompson 'dying to play,' still game-time decision Golden State guard Klay Thompson's status for Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night will remain up in the air until just before tipoff, Warriors coach Steve Kerr told reporters before the game....
03:00, 06/06/2019

Thousands of whales are dying. Scientists have run out of public beaches for the carcasses to rot Authorities are scrambling to find remote stretches of sand that are privately owned, with proprietors who don't mind hosting a rotting creature.        ...
15:13, 06/21/2019

‘PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY DEPOSITS,’ begs dying shitcoin factory Cryptopia It seems some overzealous cryptocurrency traders didn’t get the memo that exchange service Cryptopia is shutting down – and they’re still trying to make deposits to the platform. In a tweet earlier today, the embattled exchange warned users not to se...
13:26, 05/16/2019

When Life Gives You Parkinson’s podcast: We’re dying here. It’s time to change the narrative In this special on-location episode of 'When Life Gives You Parkinson's,' we discuss the role of advocacy in Parkinson’s, especially as it relates to wellness and research....
02:52, 06/05/2019

Dying Light 2 Will Include Seven Huge Factions For Gamers To Explore After an exciting new trailer was shown at E3 2019, gamers are more excited than ever for the release of Dying Light 2. Now, Techland has released new information for the action-adventure game....
18:26, 06/29/2019

PC gaming is dying? Nope, Ubisoft just made more cash from PC games than PS4 Ubisoft’s most recent financial results have revealed that its PC games made more money than any other platform.When it came to the first quarter of fiscal 2019/2020, no less than 34% of the cash raked into Ubisoft’s coffers came from P...
14:13, 07/19/2019

Children under five dying at higher rate in Congo Ebola epidemic: WHO Children under five infected with Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are dying at a higher rate than other patients as their parents shun special treatment centers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
22:00, 05/30/2019

More young adults in the US are dying from heart failure, study finds Premature deaths caused by heart failure are on the rise in the United States, especially among young black men, according to a new study by Northwestern Medicine....
22:00, 05/06/2019

Women are dying in Indian Country. We must act | Debra Anne Haaland The epidemic of missing and murdered indigenous women has long been overlooked. That’s why I’m fighting for them in CongressWhat would you do if your sister, your daughter or your mother went missing without explanation? There would be search parties...
13:52, 05/02/2019

Mount Everest Is So Crowded That Climbers Are Dying In Traffic Jams Anjali Kulkarni, an Indian mountain climber, trained for six years to make it to the top of Mount Everest, the highest mountain peak in the world. She finally fulfilled her longtime goal when she......
11:13, 05/25/2019

There are reasons to be cheerful. These are the dying days of a rancid old order | Will Hutton In the UK and the US, the political wind will soon change in favour of those demanding good governmentDon’t despair. We may be living through an attempted rightwing revolution, but its foundations are rotten. There may be a counter-revolution, as the...
12:26, 08/11/2019

Dying for a new body: the fatal rise of cheap plastic surgery New Yorkers flock to the Dominican Republic for cheaper plastic surgery procedures, but not all of them return home. Sharilene Cedeño used to joke with her sister Kendra that she was going to be 23 forever.Cedeño, daughter of Dominican immigrants, wa...
10:52, 08/23/2019

Dying man who told cops ‘F–k you’ may have been targeted at weekend house party Police are investigating whether the killing of a Brooklyn man — who told cops “f—k you, son!” as he lay dying — is connected to a shooting last week at a house party, law enforcement sources told The Post. Investigators believe Arsenio G...
12:26, 08/23/2019

‘People are dying’: Conditions at U.S. migrant camps are grave, report says “The state of human rights in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands is grave and is only getting worse,” the Border Network for Human Rights said in its report. “People are dying because of what is happening.”...
04:52, 06/15/2019

Scientists scramble to learn why monarch butterflies are dying so quickly Scientists across the country are scrambling to learn why monarch butterflies are disappearing at such an alarming rate as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service considers listing the butterfly as endangered....
13:26, 07/22/2019

Mall owners know they are too reliant on the dying department store chains Even with Sears and Bon-Ton filing for bankruptcy protection this year, and shutting hundreds of locations, department stores still account for more than 350 million square feet of mall space across the United States....
20:39, 05/01/2019

Children are still dying in Yemen war, despite partial ceasefire, says UNICEF chief Responding to the violent deaths of five children in the Yemeni port city of Hudaydah on Thursday, Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), said that Yemen’s civil war continues to take a “horrific toll” on c...
19:39, 04/28/2019

Like a natural woman: why taboos about discussing the female body are dying Periods, miscarriage and menopause were traditionally ‘private topics’. A raft of new books is changing thatWhen comedian Eleanor Thom first decided to write about her life with endometriosis, a long-term and often incredibly painful gynaecological c...
21:52, 07/20/2019

Scientists spotted an incredibly old star breathing its dying breath Age is a relative thing. With our finite (and relatively short) lifespans, humans tend to think of anything older than 100 years as being “really old,” but when talking about astronomy, a century (or even a million years) is a drop in the...
05:52, 08/06/2019

12-year-old boy restrained in bathtub with shackles, dog collar before dying: police A man and woman are facing charges in the death of a 12-year-old boy who was restrained in a motel bathtub with shackles and a dog shock collar before he died in Indiana last Thursday, police said....
09:39, 05/29/2019

Astronauts Aren’t Dying From Space Radiation, New Research Suggests Excessive exposure to the Sun’s harmful rays is an occupational hazard endured by astronauts, who run the risk of contracting cancer and heart disease as a result. At least that’s what we thought. New research shows that astronauts aren’t dying prema...
00:52, 07/05/2019

Couple vomited for hours before dying of mystery virus in Fiji The young Texas couple that died on a dream vacation to Fiji sent messages to their relatives complaining of numb hands and throwing up for eight hours straight — but they seemed unaware that their mystery illness was life-threatening, accordin...
16:52, 06/07/2019

Carnival Cruise Line accused of not letting dying Pennsylvania man get off ship Carnival Cruise Line, the world's largest cruise operator, is being sued by the family of a 65-year-old passenger who died after allegedly not being allowed off the ship to receive medical treatment for a heart attack....
17:39, 06/13/2019

iFixit’s Samsung Galaxy Fold teardown reveals how the phone is dying These plastic bezels and their "light adhesive" are all that hold the display on to the Galaxy Fold. It might be delayed for at least a month, but Samsung's futuristic Galaxy Fold has hit the iFixit Teardown ...
13:39, 05/02/2019

Londoners risk dying early because they're sat at their desks all day, new book suggests Modern Londoners are risking their long-term health from a "sedentary digital revolution" that has left humans inactive on an unprecedented scale, a researcher warns in his new book....
17:26, 06/09/2019

20-year-old fulfils last wish of marrying girlfriend hours before dying of liver cancer A 20-year-old man from Iowa was able to fulfil his wish of marrying his girlfriend just hours before losing his battle against a rare form of liver cancer....
20:39, 05/07/2019

Bill Gates Says Steve Jobs Cast "Spells" To Keep Apple From Dying Apple's Steve Jobs was singular in his ability to take a company "on a path to die" and turn it into the world's most valuable -- in part by "casting spells," billionaire Bill Gates said....
17:39, 07/08/2019

Dying Indiana woman weds fiance in hospital room ceremony A dying Indiana woman married her finance Tuesday with help from hospital staff who turned her room in a medical intensive care unit into a wedding chapel. ...
08:13, 06/27/2019

'People are dying': U.N official urges aid access for Myanmar's Rakhine state A U.N. official has urged Myanmar to grant aid workers "predictable, sustained access" to Rakhine state, where fighting between government troops and rebels has displaced nearly 33,000 people since late last year, saying lack of aid has cost lives....
11:26, 05/15/2019

The Memes of Game of Thrones’ Penultimate Episode Are So Good We’re Dying of Laughter Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones One of the most brutal shows ever has its moments that are pretty downright hilarious, and even the bloody Game of Thrones season 8 episode 5 “The Bells” was no exception. There wer...
15:13, 05/13/2019

Amazon fires: the tribes fighting to save their dying rainforest – video Indigenous people in Brazil have vowed to protect their land as large swathes of the Amazon forest continue to burn. The largest rainforest in the world absorbs billions of tonnes of CO2 every year, slowing the pace of global heating. It is also home...
22:52, 08/23/2019

Ady Barkan, activist dying of ALS, gives impassioned testimony at 'historic' Medicare for All hearing Lawyer speaks to House committee through computer that tracks eye movements: ‘My story is tragic but not unique’Ady Barkan has lost his ability to speak, but he has not lost his voice.On Tuesday, the 35-year-old lawyer and activist, who is dying of a...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Army vet Tristin Laue marries girlfriend just hours before dying from cancer A 20-year-old Army veteran from Iowa married his girlfriend five hours being dying from liver cancer. Tristin Laue, of Waverly, proposed to his then-girlfriend Tianna on Easter and married her in his family’s backyard less than a week later, accordin...
12:26, 05/09/2019

Zendaya worries about one thing pretty often: Tom Holland dying because of his Spidey suit With all the stunts Tom Holland has to do as Spider-Man, it can become quite a dangerous job. He doesn’t do everything, but even just wearing his skin-tight mask has co-star Zendaya recoiling with worry. In a new interview with MTV News, while Holla...
02:13, 07/02/2019

More Millennials Are Dying ‘Deaths of Despair,’ as Overdose and Suicide Rates Climb There’s been a marked uptick in so-called deaths of despair—those involving drugs, alcohol or suicide—among millennials over the last decade, according to a new report released by public-health groups Trust for America’s Healt...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Meet the People Risking Their Lives to Study Our Dying Mountain Glaciers When geoscientist and mountaineer John All started studying the impacts of climate change on world’s highest mountain glaciers over a decade ago, he said it was like monitoring a sick patient. Now, it’s more like doing an autopsy.Read more......
17:52, 07/02/2019

Sleeping babies at risk of dying in car seats when used incorrectly, doctors warn A decade-long study of sleep-related deaths in infants has found that in more than 90 percent of cases involving car seats, the safety devices were not being used as directed....
20:00, 05/22/2019

‘Rambo: Last Blood’ trailer: Is Stallone’s iconic action hero dying? Sure, the new trailer for “Rambo: Last Blood” starts with Sylvester Stallone in a rocking chair — but the 72-year-old is not done battling bad guys just yet. A moody teaser for the fifth installment in the “Rambo” franchise dr...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Heart-pounding video of a dying drone rescue proves everything is better with Enya It’s a simple fact: No one is immune to the Orinoco flow, not even the fading batteries of a disastrously dying drone. Hence the delight with which Twitter greeted the below video this morning, showing drone operator Dave Svorking swimming into a pre...
23:00, 08/10/2019

Japan's famous Nara deer dying from eating plastic bags Tourists warned not to feed the animals after plastic waste found in stomachs of several dead deerAuthorities in Japan’s ancient capital Nara are warning visitors not to feed the city’s wild deer – a major tourist attraction – after several of the an...
10:39, 07/10/2019

Children are dying in border holding facilities. A top immigration official is pleading for help There's a crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders said Congress must pass emergency funding.        ...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Dying pal of Nipsey Hussle tells NYPD cops ‘F–k you’ when asked to ID shooter A mortally wounded gangbanger hated cops so much, he defiantly refused to identify his killer — instead telling officers, “F–k you, son!” with one of his last breaths, law-enforcement sources told The Post Wednesday. Arsenio Gravesande’s refusa...
07:52, 08/22/2019

Women Are Dying in Car Accidents Because The Only Female Crash Test Dummy Weighs 110 Lbs. For years, it has been reported that women are significantly more likely to be injured in car crashes than men—Jezebel wrote about the phenomenon back in 2011, when it appeared that seat belts were to blame. Most of the women harmed were, to quote US...
20:52, 07/19/2019

Cost of global push to prevent women dying in childbirth to increase sixfold As Trump funding drought continues, UN figures show billions more will be needed to meet global target on maternal mortalityThe cost of preventing women from dying in childbirth is projected to increase sixfold by 2030, requiring billions of dollars ...
12:13, 07/19/2019

Taylor Swift inspires other stars to bring cheer to dying Yonkers woman A gravely sick young Westchester woman was flooded with heartfelt phone calls and videos from more than a dozen celebrities — including Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez and Steve Carrell — in a campaign to lift her spirits, she told The Post Friday. “I’m s...
23:26, 06/21/2019

Healthy diet cuts risk of dying from breast cancer in older women A balanced, low-fat diet significantly lowers the risk of dying from breast cancer in postmenopausal women, according to new long-term data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Dietary Modification trial....
18:26, 05/16/2019

The Tory contest shows that the Brexiters’ dream is dying before their very eyes | Rafael Behr They once thought leaving the EU would work wonders. Now they don’t care what it achieves as long as it is doneBrexit is the reason the Conservatives are choosing a new leader, yet the competition has become a race to change the subject. Candidates a...
22:26, 06/11/2019

| US army veteran weds girlfriend hours before dying of rare liver cancer Tristin was diagnosed with a rare form of liver cancer called fibrolamellar carcinoma and last month doctors told his family he had just weeks to live....
18:26, 05/09/2019

Mom claims weeklong brain bleed was dismissed as food poisoning: 'Thought I was dying' A mother who claims she was allegedly diagnosed with food poisoning on vacation in Majorca after she began experiencing painful headaches and vomiting said her extreme agony caused her to fly home, where she learned her suffering was actually caused ...
19:39, 06/12/2019

Kids are dying in hot cars at an alarming rate. The NHTSA is tweeting to raise awareness Hot car deaths hit 35 already this year. A push is on for Congress to mandate a technological fix. NHTSA took to Twitter Tuesday to raise awareness.       ...
21:52, 08/21/2019

Redesigned C8 Corvette Stingray ditches manual transmission: The stick shift is dying General Motors said the redesigned Corvette Stingray will eliminate the manual transmission, putting the stick shift one step closer to the grave.       ...
00:52, 07/20/2019

A Buyout Won't Solve Saks Owner's Real Issue: Department Stores Are Dying Taking Hudson’s Bay Co. private doesn’t change the fact that department stores like its Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor have been losing share for years to discount chains, e-commerce companies and other upstarts....
12:39, 06/13/2019

Yemeni children ‘dying right now’ due to food aid diversions Beasley warns Security Council Food continues to be taken “from the mouths of hungry little boys and little girls” in many areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels, warned the head of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday, who said the agency would be forced to suspend som...
21:26, 06/17/2019

Dying Light 2 Release Date needs to hurry up, Techland's zombie survival game looks GREAT After Dead Island, Riptide, and Dying Light, Techland is taking another stab at open world survival in what could be a genre-defining opus that's shaping up nicely....
09:39, 06/23/2019

Inbreeding crisis: hybrid helmeted honeyeaters introduced into wild to stop species dying out Only 230 of the sub-species remain in the wild, a population that will become unsustainable without interbreeding • The Guardian Australia/Birdlife Australia bird of the year poll will return in October Researchers have introduced three dozen hybrid ...
08:26, 08/24/2019

Extinction Rebellion activist tearful as she hears protest stopped man from reaching dying father A climate activist fought back tears as she apologised to a man who was unable to reach his dying dad's bedside due to a demonstration blocking the road....
04:13, 07/19/2019

R. Kelly Traffics in Victim-Blaming, Calling Sex Crime Accusers ‘Disgruntled Groupies’ Who Were ‘Dying to Be With Him’ Lawyers for accused pedophile Robert “R.” Kelly say the embattled R&B singer’s troubles are basically the result of groupie love gone wrong....
15:39, 08/01/2019

11 Oregon Republican senators have vanished, possibly having fled the state. Now 100 pieces of legislation are at risk of dying Oregon Senate Republicans were once again absent from a scheduled Senate floor session Monday morning, the fourth day they have avoided the Capitol.        ...
12:39, 06/25/2019

Dying Light 2 release date news imminent as Techland promise obscene amount of new content Dying Light 2 is well into its production cycle, and now a Techland dev has announced that the game will be much more contact-packed and customisable than the first instalment....
12:39, 05/27/2019

Jordan Linsday death: Mother dragged dying daughter to shore after she was savaged by three sharks in the Bahamas The devastated father of an American student who was mauled to death by sharks while on holiday, has told how his wife tried desperately to save her....
19:13, 06/28/2019

Square Enix E3 News: Final Fantasy 7 Remake Release, Avengers Game Leaks and Dying Light 2 Square Enix is getting ready for a big news blowout, but ahead of the press conference, there's already plenty of news, leaks and rumours around the Final Fantasy 7 Remake, Avengers game, Dying Light 2 and more....
10:26, 06/09/2019

‘He Went Seeking Life But Found Death.’ How a Guatemalan Teen Fleeing Climate Change Ended Up Dying in a U.S. Detention Center Tránsito Gutiérrez remembers her 16-year-old son telling her in April that there was no sign of rain. He had good reason to think so: the family, which lives in a small, remote subsistence farming community only accessible by a winding ...
20:26, 05/13/2019

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 town, it is one of Britain’s most popular tourist sites ...
18:00, 05/11/2019

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 least three different times....
07:26, 06/28/2019

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. The list, comprised by ancient Greek historians, covers only the monuments of the Mediterranean an...
20:13, 07/02/2019

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 (from Greek, meaning "many colors.") So why do we always think of antiquities as colorless?...
20:00, 08/01/2019

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.  ...
15:26, 05/24/2019

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 monumentsEvening sunlight reaches through the dark branches of the yew tree, animating sinuous shapes ...
12:39, 07/28/2019

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 sensation when researchers reported that the remains belonged to an adolescent dwarf and that excava...
04:13, 08/18/2019

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... ...
15:39, 07/08/2019

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 discovery of King Tut's tomb; in the 1970s with the global tour of those golden masks; and most rec...
11:14, 08/14/2019

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 grown into a multi-billion-dollar industry -- but cosmetics were equally important to daily life in the...
16:52, 06/03/2019

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 motif since ancient times, forms a flower-like pattern with the symmetrical structure of a hexagon. ...
21:13, 05/14/2019

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 sure nobody else could enjoy their former home by destroying the brewery that, for 400 years, had prov...
16:13, 05/02/2019

Apple's iTunes is dying, but don't worry — your music and iTunes gift cards will live on Apple is killing iTunes on the Mac in favor of three apps: Apple Music, Apple TV and Apple Podcasts, but you'll still be able to access the iTunes Store in those apps, and your music will be fine. Here's what's going on....
23:13, 06/10/2019

Now you can play 'Oregon Trail' without dying of dysentery at this Illinois museum One thing is different in simulation of the vintage 'Oregon Trail' video game: Kids can't die of dysentery. Back in our day, EVERYONE did.        ...
04:39, 06/07/2019

'Game of Thrones' cast sends video greetings to dying fan who wanted to see Episode 3 Claire Walton, a patient at HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center in Rhode Island, wanted to live long enough to see the Battle of Winterfell. She got a little something extra: messages from several cast members.        ...
22:26, 05/03/2019

Life after dying on 'Game of Thrones': Catch up with departed cast members Been wondering what you'll do now now that "Game of Thrones" is over? Try weaning yourself off of Westeros by watching projects from cast members who were killed off.        ...
19:52, 05/29/2019

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 wide and fascinating variety of ways. ...
06:39, 08/04/2019

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 a valley full of dry human bones of Israelite origins. He is asked to revive them, bring them hope,...
01:13, 06/18/2019

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 southwest Bolivia amid the rubble of an area once set aside for funerary rituals, archaeologists found a le...
00:52, 05/07/2019

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 monumentsEvening sunlight reaches through the dark branches of the yew tree, animating sinuous shapes ...
09:52, 07/25/2019

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.       ...
18:13, 06/27/2019

22 ancient amphoras found off Albanian coast A joint Albanian-American underwater archaeology project says it has found 2,500-year-old amphoras, believed to be the earliest discovered off the Albanian coast to date, which might yield an ancient shipwreck...
14:39, 07/12/2019

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 saw a chunk of rock containing massive teeth and knew she had come across something important....
18:52, 04/28/2019

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 the Bible, the Quran, the Torah and the Ramayana. ...
16:26, 08/17/2019

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....
02:52, 06/28/2019

Scientists use ancient yeasts to brew beer JERUSALEM — Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old. Archaeologists and microbiologists from the Israel Antiq...
21:26, 05/22/2019

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 proposals, such as that the Moon is a spaceship, to the currently favored idea that it was formed more th...
16:39, 06/14/2019

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 tombs of high-ranking officials....
17:39, 05/06/2019

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 rightly so. ...
18:39, 08/04/2019

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 from the University of Alberta in Edmonton (Canada), they were exploring an area called the Sverdrup Pa...
20:00, 07/21/2019

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 people have been lost searching for ancient golden goblets and sun disks.   ...
03:00, 08/08/2019

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 country....
00:00, 07/16/2019

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, they discovered the fossilized remains of an ancient sea monster....
19:39, 07/05/2019

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-ago in ancient China ...
06:26, 08/24/2019

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, and revered from afar.  ...
23:52, 07/20/2019

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.       ...
04:00, 06/26/2019

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 elements rage on Delos. In winter, salt winds pound its granite rocks; in summer the sun beats so heavily ...
00:52, 05/05/2019

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, interbreeding with a mystery hominin and migrations...
13:26, 06/27/2019

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 West....
13:13, 06/07/2019

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 on fresh meat, it seems that some ancient crocs not only enjoyed leafy greens on a regular basis, bu...
21:00, 06/28/2019

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 decade ago....
09:00, 07/03/2019

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 in full this month, and it’s got fans looking to get into glassblowing beyond the screen. ...
19:39, 07/31/2019

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, ceremonial swords and crowns, jewel encrusted scepters and other adult treasures and artifacts.  ...
06:00, 06/22/2019

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 these different animals ...
02:13, 08/13/2019

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 restaurant in the capital, Rome....
20:00, 07/31/2019

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 of chocolate, but also because many of their ruins and temples are still being discovered.  ...
04:00, 07/01/2019

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 should yield more light on the mysterious Mittani Empire....
21:52, 06/28/2019

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 feast on fresh meat, it seems that some ancient crocs not only enjoyed leafy greens on a regular bas...
08:26, 06/28/2019

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, pictorial representations, and through myths. Catastrophic natural phenomena like earthquakes, volcanic...
20:39, 05/16/2019

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.  ...
00:26, 05/19/2019

Ancient Artefacts From India Repatriated In UK On Independence Day Two ancient artefacts stolen from India many years ago were repatriated by a joint US-UK investigation team to coincide with the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at the Indian High Commission on......
05:39, 08/16/2019

Nine 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 to humiliate the guilty, but most of the following examples of ancient punishments are gruesome and o...
22:39, 05/12/2019

Old shell from S. Carolina beach ID’d as ancient oyster FOLLY BEACH, S.C. (AP) — An old shell found on a South Carolina beach four years ago has been identified as that of an ancient oyster never before found in the area. The Post and Courier reports that College of Charleston paleontologist Robert Boesse...
14:39, 06/05/2019

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. Although older than the dinosaurs and despite many species, there has been small change to their basi...
10:13, 07/02/2019

Veteran married 'the angel he needed' hours before dying of rare liver cancer As health complications piled on, Tristin's parents prayed for someone to brighten his days. Tianna was the "angel he needed," his stepmom said.        ...
08:13, 05/16/2019

Principal, school superintendent bring student's graduation to dying mom's hospital room Noah Siets walked down the hospital corridor to his mother's room in his cap and gown, as "Pomp and Circumstance" played from an iPhone.        ...
13:39, 05/24/2019

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. ...
05:26, 06/26/2019

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 years: periodic password changes are likely to do more harm than good. In a largely overlooked post p...
01:00, 06/04/2019

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 – was found at the site of an ancient Greek city in Turkey. Archaeologists uncovered the skull insid...
11:26, 08/06/2019

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 was attacked and burned down at its peak....
20:39, 08/05/2019

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 archaeologists and historians and has inspired advanced ancient civilization and ancient alien theories. ...
00:26, 06/15/2019

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.  ...
15:39, 06/24/2019

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, believed to be from a 14-bottle collection dating back to the late 17th century, are scheduled to be auctio...
01:00, 06/06/2019

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 centered around herding – is a central part of many Africans’ identity. ...
10:13, 05/31/2019

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 of existence forever.  ...
05:13, 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 archaeological zone that hosts the third-century AD Baths of Caracalla....
19:39, 08/01/2019

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 in full this month, and it’s got fans looking to get into glass blowing beyond the screen. &#...
22:26, 07/30/2019

Italian officials ban McDonald's near ancient Roman monument Italian officials have barred McDonald's from building a restaurant near an ancient site in Rome, with some believing it would be disrespectful to serve burgers so close to archaeological wonders. ...
03:39, 08/01/2019

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 said....
19:52, 08/09/2019

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 the Red Planet....
20:00, 05/31/2019

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 movements. ...
20:39, 05/30/2019

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 asteroid ever to hit Britain has been traced to a spot under the sea between mainland Scotland and t...
01:52, 06/10/2019

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. ...
03:26, 07/09/2019

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 mysterious body of a hanged man discovered in a peat bog in Denmark, the noted archaeologist Sir Mortimer...
12:26, 08/11/2019

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 Scotland and the Western Isles. ...
23:00, 06/10/2019

Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints found at ancient site Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints have been found in bricks at an archaeological site in the United Arab Emirates. The fingerprints were found at the Hili 2 site in Abu Dhabi, which is part of the Al Ain UNESCO World Heritage Site. In a Facebook...
22:52, 06/04/2019

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 data. And now, astronomers are using artificial intelligence to pinpoint the source of the shrieks, in ...
19:26, 08/08/2019

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 of several space observatories....
23:26, 08/07/2019

McDonald's banned from site near ancient Rome baths McDonald's fast food outlets are ubiquitous sights around the world, but Italy's culture ministry has banned the chain from building yet another restaurant in the capital, Rome....
05:13, 08/01/2019

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 it collapsed...
19:26, 04/28/2019

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 3,000 years ago, new DNA testing has shown....
22:13, 07/03/2019

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. Now, scientists know why the moon's hemispheres are so different....
22:39, 05/20/2019

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 then, the planet was going through global warming due to increased carbon dioxide levels from natur...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Researchers identify red coloring in an ancient fossil for the first time For the first time ever, researchers have detected chemical traces of red pigment in an ancient fossil. The discovery, which was published today in Nature Communications, was made using advanced X-ray imaging techniques applied to an exceptionally we...
12:39, 05/21/2019

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 for plants.Read more......
21:26, 06/28/2019

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 sticky Birch tree bark tar and can teach us a lot more about life in the Stone Age, such as when and wh...
23:52, 05/15/2019

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 complaint says....
03:52, 07/11/2019

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 to the second and third millennia B.C....
00:00, 07/03/2019

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 brought the material to Earth, where scientists discovered the ancient grains....
15:39, 08/15/2019

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 from birch bark pitch. This is shown in a new study conducted at Stockholm University and published ...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Ancient Greek Physician Hippocrates and the Medical Revolution Classical Greece is considered by many to be the birthplace of modern Western civilization.  ...
22:13, 08/24/2019

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 an Egyptian team of archaeologists has unearthed a two towers of a castle or fortified structure th...
21:13, 05/14/2019

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? ...
08:52, 05/09/2019

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 ancient Indian inventions and knowledge....
04:52, 08/19/2019

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 Aegean at the time...
21:00, 07/03/2019

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 from the August 3 mass shooting that left 22 people dead, he also made time to be an asshole to the ci...
06:00, 08/16/2019

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 considered better. With this prevalent thinking those who espouse the wisdom of the ancients are ignored ...
03:13, 07/07/2019

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. ...
03:13, 07/07/2019

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. Massive stone walls and hundreds of ruins stand as a reminder of a formidable culture lost to history. The...
23:26, 07/08/2019

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 before the Persians conquered the country in 525 B.C., according to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiqui...
15:39, 05/22/2019

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.        ...
17:00, 05/22/2019

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, what poetry!): a pair of Sonos One smart speakers for only $300, a 25 percent saving. Mmm. If you’v...
15:39, 05/05/2019

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...
17:52, 06/27/2019

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 Tanzania.  ...
22:00, 07/01/2019

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 young minds of children so deeply, leaving imprints on their subconscious that can mold their every-da...
06:13, 05/25/2019

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 elaborate version of Venice in Italy....
19:39, 05/27/2019

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 nearly 1,000 pounds, this enormous bird could still run at a face pace when threatened. Read more......
08:13, 06/27/2019

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 Britain for what is believed to be the first time in 60m years. Botanists say the event is a sign of ...
17:00, 08/22/2019

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 helping us tackle our pizza slices and steaks. Determining when mammals developed their unique style ...
21:26, 07/21/2019

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 site’s secrets before they are lost to the sea.  ...
18:39, 08/22/2019

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 city’s newer, must-see attractions....
00:26, 05/11/2019

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 artificial islands separated by narrow channels and enclosed by an outer seawall. Nan Madol includes the re...
00:52, 05/24/2019

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 with a smashed skull was found in a Scottish cave a few years ago but recent analysis has given more cl...
00:00, 07/24/2019

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 1965. Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anany told reporters that tourists were are now allowed to visit...
18:39, 07/15/2019

Deciphering Cuneiform to Get a Handle on Life in Ancient Mesopotamia Cuneiform is the earliest known form of writing. It was invented by the Sumerians of ancient Mesopotamia sometime during the 4th millennium BC (between 3500 and 3000 BC). The script became unreadable as its use came to an end but everything changed w...
13:13, 05/02/2019

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 first time since 1965. Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anany also told reporters on Saturday that Egypt...
23:13, 07/13/2019

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 have finally paid off. The team has found a small coin that apparently comes from a medieval African ci...
23:26, 05/12/2019

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 large farms...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Analysis of Ancient DNA Suggests Finnish and Estonian Languages Came From Siberia Northern Europeans who speak Uralic languages, such as Estonian and Finnish, can thank ancient migrating Siberian populations for their dialects, according to a fascinating new study that combined genetics, archaeology, and linguistics.Read more......
23:52, 05/10/2019

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 of the Stone Age....
15:52, 07/16/2019

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 they did...
17:13, 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 of the lesser-known figures to have transformed the face of ancient medicine. ...
06:39, 08/04/2019

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 17. ...
01:39, 06/19/2019

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 kidneys measuring over three feet in length. Researchers believe that the people caught the deadly w...
18:00, 08/23/2019

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 to many urban problems we’re familiar with today, including overcrowding, interpersonal violence, and...
06:00, 06/19/2019

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 chopped off by hunters. The severed head was found above the Arctic Circle by local man Pavel Efimov a yea...
19:52, 06/18/2019

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 the years and a recently uncovered species Australopithecus sediba has been claimed as the progenitor...
15:13, 05/09/2019

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 metalworkers over 6,000 years ago in the southern Levant. ...
20:13, 08/05/2019

Egypt says ancient cemetery found at Giza famed pyramids CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry says archaeologists have uncovered part of an ancient cemetery near the country’s famed pyramids on the Giza plateau just outside Cairo. Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of...
19:26, 05/04/2019

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. ...
22:39, 07/15/2019

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 world, with vast oceans that may have or may not have supported life. Now, a new study suggests that if...
21:00, 08/05/2019

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.       ...
21:52, 08/05/2019

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 discovered in a cave called Apidima in southern Greece. Both, it was thought, were Neanderthal. Now...
09:13, 07/14/2019

| WATCH: Israeli scientists ferment beer using 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 Land....
19:00, 05/23/2019

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. ...
15:13, 08/02/2019

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 continuity from ancient Rome until this very day.  ...
04:26, 06/12/2019

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 translated it....
01:39, 08/02/2019

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 our mundane daily routines would be utterly mind-blowing to our distant ancestors but, as a new discov...
00:00, 05/08/2019

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 discovered inscription of the Assyrian King Sargon II found at the ruins of the ancient city of Kar...
20:39, 05/04/2019

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 being removed during archaeological excavations,......
14:52, 05/08/2019

Was 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 widely known as being the great-grandmother of legendary pharaoh Tutankhamun, ...
20:13, 06/17/2019

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 substances, including cocaine and possibly magic mushrooms....
20:39, 05/08/2019

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 depicting a calendar....
22:39, 06/26/2019

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. French scientists suggest its structure might have helped protect it from earthquake damage. (credit: Alex Livesey/Danehouse/Getty Images)) Scientists are hard...
00:26, 05/04/2019

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...
18:13, 04/28/2019

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.  ...
03:39, 08/14/2019

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 idea that the Red Planet was one very blue. Scientists believe that Mars was once a fairly wet place ...
19:13, 05/31/2019

DNA from mummy's tomb reveals ancient Egyptian origins of watermelon DNA analysis has revealed that leaves found on an ancient Egyptian mummy came from a domesticated watermelon with sweet, red flesh just like modern varieties...
13:52, 05/22/2019

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 know this thanks to a remarkable new breakthrough in which reddish color pigment was detected in an an...
23:13, 05/21/2019

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 are produced from ancient seabeds that were buried deep within Earth’s crust, according to new ...
02:26, 06/01/2019

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’ ancient city states “more than likely” had a common economic management system...
16:26, 08/14/2019

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 Honey Run in Millersburg, Ohio, with his family last month when he stumbled upon a rare remnant of th...
22:00, 08/14/2019

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 understanding of the universal dynamics of breadth, width, and height. ...
17:00, 07/02/2019

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 varieties...
19:39, 05/21/2019

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 way to a pond or basin. (credit: Musuq Briceño, CONDESAN, 2012.) Rain seldom falls on the desert lo...
23:39, 06/24/2019

Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old. Archaeologists and microbiologists from the Israel ...
17:39, 05/22/2019

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 last month. Inspection of a shipment on a Canadian mail truck in Marysville, Michigan, on May 25 revea...
03:00, 06/28/2019

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 nearly 2,000 years. According to The Guardian, a team discovered an iron stylus—a pen—comp...
04:00, 07/30/2019

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 creation.  ...
02:39, 07/29/2019

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 under what would become the Antakya Museum Hotel in Turkey....
00:13, 06/27/2019

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 support the idea that the Red Planet was one very blue. Scientists believe that Mars was once a fairly wet...
20:13, 05/30/2019

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.        ...
19:13, 05/23/2019

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 writing...
18:13, 04/28/2019

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 Goliath.  ...
03:00, 05/23/2019

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 study suggests that an ancient celestial body is the cause of this mysterious "anomaly."...
19:26, 05/22/2019

Ancient 3,400-year-old palace discovered after drought reveals ruins The incredible ruins of an ancient palace in Iraqi Kurdistan have emerged from the waters of the Tigris River. A team of German and Kurdish archaeologists reports that, in fall 2018, receding waters in the Mosul Dam reservoir unexpectedly revealed th...
19:39, 07/02/2019

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 administrative purposes. The calendar, or rather, two sets of calendars, were invented by the ancient Egypti...
20:39, 05/16/2019

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”. Bnorran Historic-Cultural NGO and the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography will be worki...
02:26, 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 the journal Biology Letters. The bird, which roamed New Zealand during the Miocene epoch about 19 m...
16:13, 08/07/2019

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 was discovered in Turkey by Heinrich Schliemann in the 1870s. ...
22:13, 08/24/2019

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 Palatine Hill...
00:00, 07/05/2019

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 daughter of the Egyptian sun deity Ra and wife of the moon god Thoth, she served a kind of spirit of ...
04:26, 06/10/2019

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 depository, among burnt bones, dust, and ashes, he found a remarkably intact golden-hued disc. The di...
19:00, 06/05/2019

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 mammoths – but it seems ancient Siberia 30,000 years ago was home to a hardy and previously unknown group ...
19:13, 06/05/2019

Ancient forests and vast marshlands added to UN heritage list Unesco announces first of this year’s sites to be protected for their value to humanityAncient forests, vast marshlands and a natural park replete with glaciers, ice caves and volcanoes are among the sites that have been added to Unesco’s world herit...
16:52, 07/05/2019

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 enormous red-granite sphinx representing the divine power of pharaoh Ramses II from the Temple of th...
00:26, 06/15/2019

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 Judeo-Christian visitors to see in the Holy Land....
19:52, 07/04/2019

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. One of those species was the saber-toothed cat and while we may never know how aggressive the big f...
18:26, 06/04/2019

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 millions of years...
18:26, 04/28/2019

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 welcome gift with a sharp point that you may remember me,” reads the Latin inscription on the 2,000-ye...
01:39, 08/01/2019

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 since her lavish mausoleum was discovered six years ago. Her skeleton and grave goods have provided deta...
08:00, 08/16/2019

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.  ...
14:52, 08/16/2019

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 of cooking may protect people against high blood sugar and diabetes today, scientists have said.Res...
13:13, 06/04/2019

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. Figuring exactly why they disappeared has proven to be a significant challenge for researchers, with some...
21:39, 08/16/2019

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 end your life. One of those species was the saber-toothed cat, and while we may never know how aggress...
17:39, 06/04/2019

'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 revealed new details about the appearance and lifestyle of a mysterious ancient species called Deniso...
22:00, 05/01/2019

|FormerPrasabossaccusedofselling42kmofrailwaylinehedidn’town Former acting CEO of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa), Mthuthuzeli Swartz and another accused Syed Nadhir Mohiudeen are facing charges of outlandish fraud allegedly involving the sale of a large chunk of Eastern Cape railway line tha...
10:13, 08/06/2019

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 University's McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. (Cambridge Keros Project)...
13:00, 07/11/2019

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 vulnerability of the country's cultural heritage and the government's ability to protect them....
08:39, 06/15/2019

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, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the country’s cultural heritage and the government’s abi...
15:00, 06/15/2019

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” past people were still searching out silence and space to reflect.  ...
01:39, 06/17/2019

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.       ...
04:00, 06/26/2019

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 animates every such event—the neighborhoods flattened or surveilled or otherwise punished for sittin...
06:52, 06/28/2019

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 been unearthed in Canada....
23:39, 07/31/2019

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 ancient Athenian neighbourhood that survived from the Classical era to Byzantine times....
01:26, 06/22/2019

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 the ancient city of Bethsaida. “There are not too many monumental discoveries dating from the reign o...
23:13, 06/21/2019

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 bloody and murderous attack.  ...
00:00, 07/05/2019

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 Aberdeen, and archaeologists were keen to peer into its ‘blocked’ chamber of secrets. ...
08:13, 06/20/2019

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 to mark the late designer's 54-year tenure at the brand....
17:39, 07/05/2019

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’ preserved urine...
18:13, 04/28/2019

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...
20:39, 06/19/2019

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 damaging interventions, Babylon will now gain protected status....
04:13, 07/06/2019

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 age....
03:26, 06/19/2019

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 growth aren't as accurate as previously thought....
03:26, 06/19/2019

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... ...
12:54, 07/06/2019

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 discovered within a mysterious 7th century text. ...
01:52, 07/08/2019

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 mainland with the island fortress of Tintagel is beginning to take shape thanks to technology usually empl...
14:13, 06/18/2019

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 last month....
13:26, 06/27/2019

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 Siberians...
23:39, 06/05/2019

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 North America ...
20:02, 08/13/2019

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 to Sufism....
20:13, 05/09/2019

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 King King Tutankhamun's tomb...
20:13, 05/10/2019

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 future generations, but these tales provide unparalleled information on what life was really like. Excava...
13:13, 05/31/2019

Ancient Attraction: Mesoamerican Sculptors Created Magnetic Stone Figures Researchers from the world-famous Harvard University in America have made an astounding discovery in Guatemala.   ...
17:00, 05/07/2019

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.  ...
00:52, 05/07/2019

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 electromagnetic cloaking devices. The pattern of foundations in some major Roman monuments, like the Colosseum...
20:39, 05/04/2019

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 emotional story filled with plenty of glorious Easter eggs that MCU fans will appreciate. I’ve said i...
00:00, 05/14/2019

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. ...
22:26, 06/04/2019

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 archaeologists has discovered....
18:52, 05/15/2019

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 plague-causing bacterium Yersinia pestis during the first plague pandemic (541-750 AD). ...
02:13, 06/05/2019

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 Arab Emirates.  ...
00:13, 05/30/2019

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 disease plague. Studying the remains of plague victims, the researchers say they were able to sequence th...
04:13, 06/07/2019

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 have little interest in playing up a legacy of anti-Semitism, however....
03:39, 05/02/2019

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 through space....
15:52, 05/15/2019

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-eastern Egypt is illustrating that this likely dated back to the late Stone Age.  Archaeologists ha...
02:00, 05/15/2019

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.        ...
20:26, 05/10/2019

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 in Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake covers 360 acres (146 hectares), surrounded by quartzite bluffs reaching...
18:26, 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 before by the Abbasids. Baghdad was built originally as a round city and was considered to be an archit...
03:00, 05/11/2019

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. The city in southeast Spain goes without rain for months on end, but when it comes it’s torrential...
11:13, 08/15/2019

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 mother tongue as she weaves woolen socks to sell at......
19:39, 05/31/2019

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 2,500-year-old tombs in Western China, contained burned, blackened stones, and the interior of the woo...
22:52, 06/12/2019

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 of the Yamataikoku ruling establishment with the practice of burning animal bones to tell the future....
22:26, 05/17/2019

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 BC, providing what may be the oldest evidence of smoking cannabis for its mind-altering properties....
21:26, 06/12/2019

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 we thought...
18:13, 04/28/2019

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 elaborate version of Venice in Italy....
15:52, 05/24/2019

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 might get damaged in the move. ...
09:00, 08/10/2019

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 lake, and this ritual was continued for at least 400 years.  ...
22:26, 06/11/2019

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 hastily buried...
19:26, 04/28/2019

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.   ...
18:39, 05/13/2019

'The View': Whoopi Goldberg's doctors reveal she had a 30% chance of dying from pneumonia Whoopi Goldberg is raising awareness about the dangers of pneumonia after doctors say the star had a "1 in 3" chance of dying from the infection.        ...
17:26, 05/21/2019

Dam could collapse and submerge town A damaged reservoir in northern England is threatening to collapse and submerge the town of Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire, prompting authorities to evacuate hundreds of homes in an emergency operation....
14:00, 08/02/2019

Disneyland has become a ‘ghost town’ To say that Disneyland’s new Star Wars-themed Galaxy’s Edge land is a big deal would be an understatement. The highly anticipated $1 billion, 14-acre immersive expansion was the biggest in park history. As of its June opening, visitors can pilo...
20:13, 07/16/2019

When Battlefield Surveillance Comes to Your Town All-seeing 24/7 video surveillance technology, first developed for use in war, is now affordable enough to be used domestically to fight crime and terrorism. Some lawmakers are wary....
12:39, 08/03/2019

The Fiver | There’s now a new sheriff in town. Welcome Ze Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Ze Roberto. Ze Elias. Anyone know any other famous Zes, once well respected for their work across Europe and beyond but now long since put out to pasture? It’s a question The Fiver has long wrestled ...
20:52, 07/30/2019

Traces of Crawling in Italian Cave Reveal Ancient Human Social Behavior Evidence of crawling in an Italian cave system sheds new light on late Stone Age human behavior in groups, especially when exploring new grounds, says a study published today in eLife. The Discovery of Ancient Human Crawling The cave of Bàsura at Toi...
01:26, 05/16/2019

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 2,500 years ago, just to “get high”. ...
19:13, 06/13/2019

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. Palaeontologists made the exceptionally rare discovery on Kotelny Island part of the New Siberian archipelago. ...
02:52, 06/25/2019

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. ...
14:00, 07/31/2019

Italy bars McDonald's fast-food amidst monuments of ancient Rome Italy's Culture ministry on Wednesday barred the construction of a McDonald's fast-food restaurant next to the ancient Baths of Caracalla in Rome, with Mayor Virginia Raggi saying "the wonders of Rome must be protected"....
18:26, 07/31/2019

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’s nearly as old. Located 35,000 light-years from Earth, the younger star, known as SMSS J160540.18−...
04:13, 08/07/2019

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 injury as a teenager....
17:00, 07/02/2019

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 Sunday....
01:00, 07/01/2019

My Sheep Did it! Farmer Blames His Damage of Ancient Earthwork Offa’s Dyke on His Livestock Those readers who have watched the wonderful British animated series about the Welsh farmyard figure, Shaun the Sheep, will know just how mischievous these wooly Welsh creatures can be.  ...
03:39, 07/20/2019

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, on hillsides and along mountain ridges in remote central Laos....
19:26, 05/22/2019

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 coastal ecosystem — and help fishermen in the process....
14:00, 06/04/2019

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 rainforest home....
17:26, 06/13/2019

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 volcanism more hazardous than previously thought....
19:13, 05/23/2019

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 new study released this week claims to have discovered why that is. ...
20:39, 04/28/2019

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 paintings found in the Altai Mountains show ancient figures with round horns and feathers on their heads....
20:26, 06/15/2019

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 achieved World Heritage Status recognized by UNESCO  ...
00:00, 07/05/2019

Distant object at edge of Solar System is an ancient fragment from 4.5 billion years ago It's a rather uninspiring object, with no moons, rings or dust clouds in orbit around it; nor is there any evidence of an atmosphere.        ...
23:39, 05/16/2019

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, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes asked the Federal Trade Commission to break up the company, Amazon CEO J...
13:39, 05/13/2019

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 the methods of ancient stonework, which is lost in the mists of time. ...
01:26, 06/27/2019

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 cold weather in Ireland. They uncovered this connection while studying climate records produced by I...
12:00, 07/05/2019

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’.  ...
02:26, 05/27/2019

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 to ground-breaking satellite imaging tools, developed by UN agencies – an essential first step towar...
21:39, 04/28/2019

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, it would appear that ancient cultures in South America were also going to clean their caves, but go...
04:13, 05/07/2019

Tourists at ancient temple in Bali blasted for ‘disgusting’ actions with holy water An Instagram-famous couple from the Czech Republic has been blasted for their “disgusting” actions with holy water at an ancient temple in Bali after the offensive spectacle was caught on camera. Though the tourists have since apologized, claiming th...
00:26, 08/14/2019

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.  ...
13:13, 05/02/2019

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 210,000 years ago. It’s the earliest indication of our species on the continent, but the lack of su...
21:39, 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 BC, was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Friday, after a vote that followed decades of lobbying by Iraq....
05:13, 07/06/2019

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......
20:00, 07/29/2019

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 Cicero....
16:26, 06/07/2019

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 suggests they’re microtektites—a byproduct of meteorite impacts—marking the first time these celestial remn...
01:39, 07/24/2019