Looters dig up land where remains were found

Published on October 16th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

A sheriff in Wisconsin has found several large holes dug by looters on land where ancient remains were recently found. A local sheriff says artifact hunters are illegally digging where ancient human remains were found this ... Read More


Vikings traded with pre-Inuit peoples in the Arctic

Published on October 15th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

An archaeologist studying ancient sites in the Arctic has discovered evidence that Vikings traded with the pre-Inuit people of the area. Seemeega Aqpik, manager of the Mayukalik Hunters and Trappers Organization, said Sutherland found a half ... Read More


Auschwitz Memorial launches Facebook page

Published on October 15th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

The Auschwitz death camp memorial museum has launched a Facebook page to reach young people around world. The memorial museum at Auschwitz has launched a Facebook page, hoping that the popular social networking site will help ... Read More


Christopher Columbus writings prove he was Spanish

Published on October 15th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

I was unaware there was a controversy here, but apparently France, Portugal and even Scotland have claimed Christopher Columbus as their own. A thorough investigation of his writings have proven, once and for all, that he ... Read More


New pterosaur species a ‘hodgepodge’ of parts

Published on October 15th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

A newly discovered pterosaur is an amalgamation of parts from more primitive forms of the species. Scientists at the U.K.'s University of Leicester initially saw images of the flying reptile fossils earlier this year, and "our ... Read More


Benito Mussolini: British Secret Agent

Published on October 15th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Newly release documents have revealed that for a brief period of time Italian dictator Benito Mussolini was working as a British secret agent. [Thx Sebastian] For the British intelligence agency, it must have seemed like a ... Read More


Ancient campsite reveals 2,000-year-old soup recipe

Published on October 15th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists working at an ancient campsite outside of Edmonton, Alberta, have found enough information to guess at the recipe the ancient campers used for their soup. The cracked rocks got discarded when they were too small. ... Read More


Artisan’s footprints found under 1,700-year-old mosaic

Published on October 15th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

The footprints of the artisans who built a mosaic floor in Lod, Israel have been discovered underneath the work. As the conservation experts worked on the plaster bedding to be done before detaching the mosaic, they ... Read More

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