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Roman kiln found beneath children’s playground

Published on April 30th, 2010 | by Admin

Traces of a Roman tile kiln have been found beneath a children’s playground in England. The tiles, pieces of pottery and bricks which were discovered on the Potter Street site have been investigated by a team ... Read More


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130-year-old burnt toast found in Wisconsin

Published on April 29th, 2010 | by Admin

The remains of 130-year-old toast has been found during an excavation into a post office in Wisconsin. In 2002, while excavating a site called Alden’s Corners in Dane County, archaeologists uncovered several pieces of what appeared ... Read More


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Viking necklace found in cave in Ireland

Published on April 29th, 2010 | by Admin

A stunning 1,150-year-old viking necklace has been found in a cave in Ireland. A team of archaeologists are scratching their heads over the ‘bizarre’ discovery of a 1,150-year-old Viking necklace in a Burren Cave. It is ... Read More


Virtual tour of Anne Frank’s house

Published on April 29th, 2010 | by Admin

To celebrate it’s 50th anniversary, the Anne Frank Museum has created a virtual tour of the house as it was over 60 years ago. Click here to view the tour. The museum’s 3-D tour is a ... Read More


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New species of pterosaur found in Texas

Published on April 29th, 2010 | by Admin

A new species of winged reptile has been found outside of Dallas. The recently discovered pterosaur, dubbed Aetodactylus halli, was identified based on a 95-million-year-old lower jawbone found outside of Dallas by amateur fossil hunter Lance ... Read More


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Dinosaur feathers changed with age

Published on April 29th, 2010 | by Admin

New finds in China of two 125-million-year old Similicaudipteryx fossils suggest that dinosaur feathers changed with age. The two new fossils belong to a pigeon-size juvenile dinosaur thought to be just a year or two old ... Read More


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How Vikings named their kids

Published on April 28th, 2010 | by Admin

Apparently it was common for Vikings to give their female children names derived from male names. “My paper on ‘Viking Thomasinas’ examines the use of female names developed directly from male names, similar to the more ... Read More