Eleven 4,000-year-old tombs found in Vietnam

Published on July 7th, 2010 | by Admin

Eleven Phung Nguyen tombs have been found in Ha Noi’s Dong Ahn District. The Phung Nguyen remains, the best-preserved of any found in and around the city, date back about 4,000 years, archaeologists from the Viet [&hellip... Read More

The evolution of the logo

Published on July 6th, 2010 | by Admin

Smashing Magazine has posted an interesting article which details the evolution of the logo. The history of logo design begins with the roots of human expression. In fact, the fundamental power of symbols remains most important [&hellip... Read More

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Prehistoric fossil bones found in Tennessee backyard

Published on July 6th, 2010 | by Admin

An Tennessee man’s pool installation was interupted by the discovery of trilophodon fossil in his backyard. “My wife called and said, ‘You’re not going to believe it… They found a dinosaur,” Leyden told Memphis’ WMC-TV. In [&hellip... Read More

Excavating beneath the 9th century Pillar of Eliseg

Published on July 6th, 2010 | by Admin

Archaeologists are attempting to excavate a burial mound without removing the 9th century Pillar of Eliseg that sits on top of it. Archaeologists are to start excavations on a suspected ancient burial site to try to [&hellip... Read More

Ostriches provide clues to Dinosaur movement

Published on July 6th, 2010 | by Admin

An analysis of ostrich movement may help palaeontologists better understand locomotor techniques in bipedal dinosaurs. Scientists have tended to disregard the use of wings in studies of ostrich locomotion, believing they were mainly for display and [&hellip... Read More

6 things from history that everyone pictures incorrectly

Published on July 6th, 2010 | by Admin

Cracked.com has posted a very interesting list correcting some of the wrong mental assumptions we make about history. #6: The Pyramids Were Smooth, White and Shiny The Perception: We get so busy being amazed by the [&hellip... Read More

Oil spill threatens Gulf shipwrecks

Published on July 5th, 2010 | by Admin

The infamous BP oil spill is threatening the Gulf of Mexico’s history of pirates, sea battles and World War II shipwrecks. The Gulf is lined with wooden shipwrecks, American-Indian shell midden mounds, World War II casualties, [&hellip... Read More

World’s earliest illustrated bible found in monastery

Published on July 5th, 2010 | by Admin

An illustrated Christian bible which dates back to the 5th century A.D. has been found in an Ethiopian monastery. The incredible relic has been kept ever since in the Garima Monastery near Adwa in the north [&hellip... Read More

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