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Prehistoric fossil bones found in Tennessee backyard

Published on July 6th, 2010 | by Admin

An Tennessee man’s pool installation was interupted by the discovery of trilophodon fossil in his backyard. “My wife called and said, ‘You’re not going to believe it… They found a dinosaur,” Leyden told Memphis’ WMC-TV. In [&hellip... Read More


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Excavating beneath the 9th century Pillar of Eliseg

Published on July 6th, 2010 | by Admin

Archaeologists are attempting to excavate a burial mound without removing the 9th century Pillar of Eliseg that sits on top of it. Archaeologists are to start excavations on a suspected ancient burial site to try to [&hellip... Read More


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Ostriches provide clues to Dinosaur movement

Published on July 6th, 2010 | by Admin

An analysis of ostrich movement may help palaeontologists better understand locomotor techniques in bipedal dinosaurs. Scientists have tended to disregard the use of wings in studies of ostrich locomotion, believing they were mainly for display and [&hellip... Read More


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6 things from history that everyone pictures incorrectly

Published on July 6th, 2010 | by Admin

Cracked.com has posted a very interesting list correcting some of the wrong mental assumptions we make about history. #6: The Pyramids Were Smooth, White and Shiny The Perception: We get so busy being amazed by the [&hellip... Read More


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Oil spill threatens Gulf shipwrecks

Published on July 5th, 2010 | by Admin

The infamous BP oil spill is threatening the Gulf of Mexico’s history of pirates, sea battles and World War II shipwrecks. The Gulf is lined with wooden shipwrecks, American-Indian shell midden mounds, World War II casualties, [&hellip... Read More


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World’s earliest illustrated bible found in monastery

Published on July 5th, 2010 | by Admin

An illustrated Christian bible which dates back to the 5th century A.D. has been found in an Ethiopian monastery. The incredible relic has been kept ever since in the Garima Monastery near Adwa in the north [&hellip... Read More


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Mass grave of 51 horses found in the Netherlands

Published on July 5th, 2010 | by Admin

A mass grave containing the bones of 51 horses who died in battle from the 17th century have been found in the Netherlands. It was the largest known equine burial ground in Europe, although chief archaeologist [&hellip... Read More


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Thomas Jefferson’s change to the Declaration of Independence

Published on July 5th, 2010 | by Admin

Spectral imaging of an ink smudge on the Declaration of Independence shows that Thomas Jefferson covered over the word “subjects” with “citizens”. About 80 years ago, some archivist sandwiched the pages of Jefferson’s draft between sheets [&hellip... Read More


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