Dinosaurs 9 million years older than thought

Published on October 6th, 2010 | by Admin

New fossils found in Poland show that Dinosaurs were around nine million years earlier than previously thought. The prints are small – measuring a few centimetres in length – which suggests the earliest dinosaur-like animals were [&hellip... Read More

Previously unknown language found in mountains of India

Published on October 6th, 2010 | by Admin

A lost language, Koro, spoken only by 800 people, has been discovered in the mountains of northeastern India. Arunachal Pradesh is the home of an endangered language known as Koro. It’s part of the Tibeto-Burman language [&hellip... Read More

Remains of possible medieval nun found near convent site

Published on October 5th, 2010 | by Admin

An untouched burial dating back to medieval times has been found in Reading Minster, near where a convent once stood in Saxon times, prompting some to hypothesize that the bones belong to a nun. She explained: [&hellip... Read More

Roman spa undergoes burial ahead of flooding

Published on October 5th, 2010 | by Admin

Workers in Turkey have been burying the ancient Roman bath complex of Allanoi in preparation for the site being flooded by a damn resevoir. The work now underway is an effort to preserve the complex for [&hellip... Read More

Hitler watercolours sell at auction

Published on October 5th, 2010 | by Admin

A collection of 16 watercolours painted by Adolf Hitler have been found for $164,800 at an auction in England. ‘There is a great interest in World War II in these countries and a lot of people [&hellip... Read More

Two Civil War flags restored

Published on October 5th, 2010 | by Admin

Two flags that were flown by Ohioans during the Civil War are undergoing restoration work thanks to private donations. Although flags from the 5th U.S. Colored Infantry and the 4th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry will be saved, [&hellip... Read More

The compassionate Neanderthal

Published on October 5th, 2010 | by Admin

A new study suggests that Neanderthals possessed a deep-seated sense of compassion. Researchers found that groups living in Europe between 500,000 and 40,000 years ago took care of sick or wounded individuals over a period of [&hellip... Read More

Andean mummy tattoos marked acupuncture points

Published on October 4th, 2010 | by Admin

Pretty tatoos found on a 1,000-year-old Andean mummy may have been used to mark accupuncture points. The female mummy in the study is much more recent, from about 1,000 B.C., and bore tattooed animals like “birds, [&hellip... Read More

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