For Sale on eBay: One WWII Prisoner of War camp, used

Published on September 29th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

A couple have put the Harperley POW camp in England up for sale on eBay for close to $1.5 million dollars. You can check out the auction here. Harperley camp, near Crook, was turned into a ... Read More


Found: Buddhist sculpture’s lost legs

Published on September 29th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

The missing piece of a Buddhist sculpture of Hevajra, which has been on display in New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, has been found in Cambodia. The legs of the sandstone carving, which dates back to ... Read More


New Zealand archaeologists probe Maori midden

Published on September 29th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists in New Zealand have begun work on revealing what lies inside a prehistoric midden on land occupied by Maori before the 1850s. Mr Taylor was able to point out different layers of the prehistoric midden ... Read More

A movie in colour from the 19th century

Published on September 29th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Check out this colour film by the Lumi̬re brothers from 1899. Shot and hand-colored Рframe by frame Рat the end of the 19th Century. Still captivating today, but just imagine what it must have ... Read More


Prehistoric irrigation system found in Arizona

Published on September 28th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

An elaborate 3,000 year-old irrigation systems has been found beneath the sand of the Marana desert. In January, excavation at the Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Facility at Ina Road and Interstate 10 revealed the ancient ... Read More

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