mammoths

Woolly Mammoths had “anti-freeze” blood

Published on May 3rd, 2010 | by Admin

A special kind of “anti-freeze” blood may have helped woolly mammoths survive life in the Arctic. Ancestors of both the extinct mammoth and modern elephants originated in equatorial Africa, scientists believe. But mammoths migrated north between ... Read More


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7 Medieval castles you can buy today

Published on April 30th, 2010 | by Admin

Have you got (a lot of) extra cash burning a hole in your pocket? Looking to invest in real estate? Why not buy a medieval castle? Castles for sale, cheap! Well, not too cheap, but compared ... Read More


books

University of Cambridge digitizes Anglo-Saxon manuscripts

Published on April 30th, 2010 | by Admin

The University of Cambridge has digitized the entire Parker Library collcetion of Anglo-Saxon manuscripts kept at Corpus Christi College. Click here to view the library’s collection. The Parker Library was entrusted to the College in 1574 ... Read More


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Roman kiln found beneath children’s playground

Published on April 30th, 2010 | by Admin

Traces of a Roman tile kiln have been found beneath a children’s playground in England. The tiles, pieces of pottery and bricks which were discovered on the Potter Street site have been investigated by a team ... Read More


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130-year-old burnt toast found in Wisconsin

Published on April 29th, 2010 | by Admin

The remains of 130-year-old toast has been found during an excavation into a post office in Wisconsin. In 2002, while excavating a site called Alden’s Corners in Dane County, archaeologists uncovered several pieces of what appeared ... Read More


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Viking necklace found in cave in Ireland

Published on April 29th, 2010 | by Admin

A stunning 1,150-year-old viking necklace has been found in a cave in Ireland. A team of archaeologists are scratching their heads over the ‘bizarre’ discovery of a 1,150-year-old Viking necklace in a Burren Cave. It is ... Read More