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Native American artifacts halt sewer construction in Rhode Island

Published on November 25th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

The discovery of Native American artifacts dating back thousand of years has stalled sewer construction in Rhode Island. Archaeologists retained by the Warwick Sewer Authority have been unearthing a variety of artifacts in test trenches for ... Read More


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Over 200 artifacts recovered from multi-level tomb in Iraq

Published on November 25th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

216 artifacts dating back over 2,000 years have been recovered from a Parthian-era tomb in Iraq. The Parthians were a Persian dynasty and their name is probably drawn from the Persian dialect they spoke, historically known ... Read More


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Did cancer kill Franklin D. Roosevelt?

Published on November 25th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Slate asks whether doctors knew FDR has widespread cancer in 1944 and still let him fun for his fourth term as president. New research makes this astounding argument—and claims that the physician who supposedly told the ... Read More


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Gold rush-era ghost ship found in the Yukon

Published on November 25th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

A gold-rush era ship which sank in a storm 1901 has been found, remarkably intact, at the bottom of a lake in the Yukon Territory. Archaeologists in Canadas Yukon have found whats believed to be the ... Read More


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The search for Charles Darwin’s missing notebook

Published on November 24th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

English Heritage has launched an appeal to track down one of Charles Darwin’s Galapagos notebook, which was probably stolen in the early 1980s. Sadly, the Galapagos notebook has never been seen since its disappearance from Darwin’s ... Read More


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Pre-Civil War lighthouse found in North Carolina

Published on November 24th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

The foundation of a a pre-Civil War lighthouse has been found in North Carolina. From records, they already knew the lighthouse was built in 1816, long before the Civil War brought thousands of Confederate and Union ... Read More


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