Did JFK really win because he looked better on television?

Published on September 24th, 2010 | by Admin

Slate.com has posted an interesting article regarding how John F. Kennedy won the elections over Richard Nixon. Fifty years ago, on Sept. 26, 1960, John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon squared off in the first-ever televised [&hellip... Read More


Face of 5th century Athenian girl reconstructed

Published on September 23rd, 2010 | by Admin

A team of scientists and archaeologists have reconstructed the face of an 11-year-old Athenian girl who lived in the 5th century, using her skull and teeth as a guide. The 11-year-old Athenian girl died of typhoid [&hellip... Read More


The world’s horniest dinosaur

Published on September 23rd, 2010 | by Admin

Palaeontologists have discovered a bizarre-looking dinosaur with a crown of horns. Kosmoceratops richardsoni was a cousin of the famous Triceratops, but instead of just three horns it had 15. Horns sprouted from its nose, above each [&hellip... Read More


Evidence supports Biblical parting of the Red Sea

Published on September 23rd, 2010 | by Admin

A new computer modelling study suggests that a very strong wind could have divided the waters of the Red Sea. Scientists in the US studying ancient maps of the Nile Delta region pinpointed where the crossing [&hellip... Read More


Trove of animal fossils unearthed in California

Published on September 23rd, 2010 | by Admin

Archaeologists have unearthed a veritable trove of animal fossils at a construction site in California. [Thx Christine!] Excavation at the site has so far revealed what may be California’s oldest example of the saber-toothed cat Smilodon [&hellip... Read More


Halley’s comet spotted by ancient Greeks

Published on September 22nd, 2010 | by Admin

Halley’s comet may have been spotted by the ancient Greeks, more than 200 years earlier than previously thought. According to ancient writers, a large meteorite smacked into northern Greece between 466BC and 467BC. The writers also [&hellip... Read More


Bronze vessel with human remains found in Bulgaria

Published on September 22nd, 2010 | by Admin

A bronze vessel which dates back to the 4th century BC has been found intact containing human remains. Bulgarian archaeologists have found a bronze hydria in a tomb dating back to 4th century BC during excavations [&hellip... Read More


Volcanoes responsible for Neanderthal extinction

Published on September 22nd, 2010 | by Admin

Volcanic erruptions may have wiped out the Neanderthals 40,000 years ago, a new study suggests. Stumpy but strong, the Neanderthals disappear from the European fossil record by about 30,000 years ago, replaced about that time by [&hellip... Read More


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