Mammoths ate their own poop

Published on June 9th, 2010 | by Admin

An analysis of mammoth dung has revealed that the giants would sometimes eat their own poop. Turns out your dog (or your neighbor’s dog) isn’t the only animal interested in pre-digested yum-yums. Scientists rooting around in [&hellip... Read More


Cambridge to digitize rare books

Published on June 8th, 2010 | by Admin

Cambridge University plans to digitize and put online some rare books from their collection. The first collections to be digitised will be entitled The Foundations of Faith and The Foundations of Science. The goal for both [&hellip... Read More


3,500-year-old pagan vessels found in Israel

Published on June 8th, 2010 | by Admin

A cache of 3,500-year-old pagan religious vessels have been unearthed in northern Israel. The items were found during an excavation ordered by the Israel Antiquities Authority along the route of a new gas line in the [&hellip... Read More


What medieval life can teach about debt-free living

Published on June 8th, 2010 | by Admin

A think-tank in Britain has shed some interesting light on medieval debt-free living, putting today’s working lives into harsh perspective. Asked what the 12th century lifestyle could teach modern Britain, he said: “Debt-free living; a lot [&hellip... Read More


Ancient Buddhist study centre found in India

Published on June 8th, 2010 | by Admin

An ancient Buddhist study centre has been found in Bihar, India. Preliminary excavation at the site has led to the discovery of pottery and images belonging to Gupta period (5CE) to the later Pala period (9-10 [&hellip... Read More


Bletchley Park’s code-breaking archives to go online

Published on June 7th, 2010 | by Admin

Millions of WWII documents from Bletchley Park are set to be digitized and made available online. Electronics company Hewlett-Packard has donated a number of scanners to the centre in Milton Keynes so volunteers can begin the [&hellip... Read More


Rare stamp sells for $580,000 at auction

Published on June 7th, 2010 | by Admin

One of Britain’s rarest stamps has sold for just over $580,000 at auction. The 1904 6d Pale Dull Purple (I.R. Official) was sold to an anonymous private buyer by Stanley Gibbons Investment. The stamp was issued [&hellip... Read More

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