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This Week in History News (Feb 22-26, 2010)

The following are all the articles on A Blog About History for the week of February 22-26, 2010. Jurassic Parkette: The island of dwarf dinosaurs7,000-year-old bricks found in ChinaUranium found in scrapyard belonged to lost Nazi nuke-projectMegalithic settlement found in SumatraMinaret collapse prompts examination of old mosquesStone Age pictographs

Idaho pictographs defaced by graffiti

Vandals/idiots/yobs have defaced ancient pictographs in Lewiston's Hells Gate State Park, Idaho, by spray-painting graffiti over them. Some of the animal figure and geometric pictographs on the basalt wall are believed to be 2,500 years old. Idaho state archaeologist Ken Reid told the Lewiston Tribune that the damage violates

33-foot-long shark fossil found in Kansas

The fossilized remains of a 10m-long predatory shark has been unearthed in Kansas. Scientists dug up a gigantic jawbone, teeth and scales belonging to the shark which lived 89 million years ago. The bottom-dwelling predator had huge tooth plates, which it likely used to crush large shelled animals such