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Ancient dugout canoe found in Ireland

Published on April 26th, 2010 | by Admin

The remains of what may be an ancient dugout canoe has been found less than a kilometre away by the same man who found another ancient dugout in 1966. Arklow mayor Peter Dempsey said he couldn’t ... Read More


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Neanderthals may have interbed with humans

Published on April 23rd, 2010 | by Admin

Genetic data is suggesting that Neanderthals may have interbred with humans. Archaic humans such as Neanderthals may be gone but they’re not forgotten — at least not in the human genome. A genetic analysis of nearly 2,000 people ... Read More


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Database of denegerate artwork seized by the Nazis

Published on April 23rd, 2010 | by Admin

Berlin’s Free University has gone live with a database documenting more than 21,000 works of art which were seized by the Nazis in 1937 for being “degenerate”. The Web site, the result of eight years of ... Read More


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2,000-year-old bronze Coins found in Egypt

Published on April 23rd, 2010 | by Admin

A hoard of bronze coins with the face of King Ptolemy III, has been found in Fayoum Oasis. Archaeologists unearthed 383 bronze coins dating back to King Ptolemy III who ruled Egypt in the 3rd century ... Read More


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Greek temple found with assembly instructions

Published on April 23rd, 2010 | by Admin

A 6th century B.C. Greek temple-style building has been found in Italy, complete with instructions on how to put it together. Each stone component bears identification symbols showing how they fit together, just like a bed ... Read More


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Jerusalem reopens Old City gate after restoration

Published on April 22nd, 2010 | by Admin

Jerusalem has reopened their popular 16th-century gate to the Old City after the completion of a renovation and cleaning project. Jaffa Gate, one of four main entrances to the Old City, was built by Jerusalem’s Ottoman ... Read More