Egyptian monuments now available on Google Street View

Published on September 19th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

If you don’t have the chance to visit Egypt any time soon but have been dying to go, Google Street View is now offering you the next best thing. On Tuesday morning, Google unveiled Street View ... Read More


Lost Franklin Expedition ship found

Published on September 18th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

One of the lost Franklin Expedition ships has been found near King William Island in the Canadian Arctic. Prime Minister Stephen Harper says one of Canada’s greatest mysteries now has been solved, with the discovery of ... Read More


Peach trees domesticated 7,500 years ago in China

Published on September 18th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

New research has revealed that farmers began to domesticate peach trees 7,500 years ago in the Yangtze River Valley in China. Peach stones are well represented at archeological sites in the Yangtze valley, so they compared ... Read More


Franklin Expedition artifacts found in Nunavut

Published on September 17th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Two artifacts believed to have belonged to the doomed Franklin Expedition have been found on Hat Island in Nunavut, Canada. “An iron fitting from a Royal Navy ship, identified as part of a boat-launching davit, and ... Read More


Copper Age settlement found in Spain

Published on September 17th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

The remains of a previously unknown 4,000-year-old settlement have been uncovered in central Spain. Researchers from the Tübingen collaborative research center Resource Cultures (SFB 1070) have uncovered the remains of a previously unknown Copper Age settlement ... Read More


Suit of 3,900-year-old bone armour unearthed in Russia

Published on September 16th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A suit of armour made out of bone has been unearthed in Omsk, Russia. Archeologists are intrigued by the discovery of the complete set of well-preserved bone armour which is seen as having belonged to an ... Read More


Stone Age boat found off Denmark coast

Published on September 16th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A Stone Age settlement and boat have been found off the cost of Askø Island in Denmark. The ancient six to seven metre long vessel is estimated to be 6,500 years old – in comparison, the ... Read More

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