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Canada finds US Air Force plane lost in 1942

Published on August 10th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Underwater archaeologists in Canada have accidentally found a US Air Force place that sank in the Saint Lawrence seaway in 1942. Nine persons were on board when the aircraft went down. Four of the crew escaped ... Read More


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A 3,000-year-old Michael Jackson statue?

Published on August 7th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

A 3,000 year old Egyptian bust at the Field Museum in Chicago is getting a lot of attention because it looks just like the late King of Pop! [Thx Sebastian] The spitting image limestone sculpture has ... Read More


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Cannibalism by early Britons?

Published on August 7th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

A bone fragment found in a cave in Devon hints at cannibalism amoung early Britons. Researchers say the 9,000-year-old bone carries cut marks made by a stone tool which are consistent with the act of dismemberment. ... Read More


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Summer home of Emperor Vespasian, the Coliseum builder, found

Published on August 7th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists in Italy may have found the summer villa of the Roman Emperor Vespasian. Four years of digs led by archeologist Filippo Coarelli of the University of Perugia have uncovered an ornate villa with marble quarried ... Read More


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