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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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Stone Age timber structure found in English river

Published on September 28th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Timber from a huge wooden structure built 8,000 years ago has been found in the Solent River in England. “Each piece of timber has very clear and distinct cut marks, so we know they have been ... Read More


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New book claims King Arthur was a “genocidal warlord”

Published on September 28th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

According to a new book, The Celtic Revolution by Dr. Simon Young, King Arthur was a “genocidal warlord whose deeds would have been the stuff of Nuremburg trials today”. “He almost certainly was a historical figure ... Read More


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Essay by 10-year-old Paul McCartney found in library

Published on September 28th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

An essay about the Queen of England’s coronation, written by Sir Paul McCartney (of Beatles fame) when he was 10, has been found after lying undiscovered in Liverpool’s Central Library for over 50 years. Thought to ... Read More


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History textbook: Man landed on the moon in 1979

Published on September 28th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

An official history textbook used by thousands of GCSE pupils in the UK states that man landed on the moon in 1979. It also mentions that John F. Kennedy was president in 1960. “You have got ... Read More


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