Colonial kids had it tough

Published on October 8th, 2010 | by Admin

An analysis of colonial doctors’ letters show that colonial kids had it rough. Forget childhood obesity and behavioral problems. Little ones in the 17th Century met colorful ends from eating poisonous beans, falling off wharves and [&hellip... Read More


Lost Vivaldi concerto found in Scotland

Published on October 8th, 2010 | by Admin

A lost Vivaldi flute concerto has been found in an Edinburgh archive. Il Gran Mogol, which belonged to a quartet of lost concertos, has been authenticated as the work of the 18th Century Italian composer. Southampton [&hellip... Read More


Evidence against Ice Age comet strike

Published on October 8th, 2010 | by Admin

Researchers have compiled evidence which shows that it was unlikely that an Ice Age comet strike nearly wiped out the Clovis people and three-quarters of North America’s large animals. Theories emerged that a comet may have [&hellip... Read More


Inside a Parisian apartment unopened for 70 years

Published on October 8th, 2010 | by Admin

An apartment in Paris that has remained uninhabited since before WW2 has been opened after the ower died recently. Inside was a three million dollar painting. The woman who owned the flat had left for the [&hellip... Read More


Strong-handed dinosaur reveals edgier side of Herbivores

Published on October 8th, 2010 | by Admin

A new species of dinosaur has been found with a powerful hand that may reveal an edgier side of peaceful herbivores. The discovery of Sarahsaurus aurifontanalis, which roamed North America about 190 million years ago, also [&hellip... Read More


Roman helmet sells for 10 times estimated amount

Published on October 7th, 2010 | by Admin

A detailed Roman parade helmet has sold at auction for $3.6 million, 10 times the estimated amount. Christie’s called the Crosby Garrett helmet — so named for the village where it was found, about 45 miles [&hellip... Read More


Ancient rock stove found at Perperikon

Published on October 7th, 2010 | by Admin

A rock stove cut into the rock at the Thracian city of Perperikon has been found. The stove consists of a lower part, a hearth, whose ceiling has two holes that let through some fire; the [&hellip... Read More


Prehistoric home found in Scotland

Published on October 7th, 2010 | by Admin

A 4-5,000-year-old house has been found on the Shetland Islands at the future site of a gas plant. The main building is probably 4-5,000 years old, has walls which include stone boulders and is between seven [&hellip... Read More


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