How the Mesoamericans perfected rubber manufacturing

Published on May 28th, 2010 | by Admin

Apparently the Mesoamericans perfected the process of rubber production to the point that they could vary the quality for different uses. New research from MIT indicates that not only did these pre-Columbian peoples know how to [&hellip... Read More


Ancient rock art may hold clues to rise of Egypt

Published on May 28th, 2010 | by Admin

Prehistoric rock art, which dates back 8,000 years, may hold clues to the dawn of the Egyptian civilization. Amateur explorers stumbled across the cave, which includes 5,000 images painted or engraved into stone, in the vast, [&hellip... Read More


How much is Stonehenge worth?

Published on May 27th, 2010 | by Admin

A survey of 500 estate agents has priced Stonehenge at nearly 71 million dollars. The Independent looks at how they came to that price. Here’s a novel suggestion for how the government can help reduce the [&hellip... Read More


Rome to allow tourists underneath the Colosseum

Published on May 27th, 2010 | by Admin

Tourists visiting Rome will soon be allowed underneath the Colloseum to see where Gladiators prepared for fights and where the animals they fought were caged. Tourists will soon be able to visit the underground of the [&hellip... Read More


New species of pterosaur found in Sahara desert

Published on May 27th, 2010 | by Admin

A new pterosaur, called Alanqa saharica, has been discovered in Africa. The pterosaur, which had a lance-shaped lower jaw making it look like a huge heron, was found by a team of scientists from University College [&hellip... Read More


Glacier spews out million-year-old microbes

Published on May 27th, 2010 | by Admin

I thought this was pretty fascinating…the Taylor Glacier in Antarctica is spewing out million-year-old microbes, giving the glacier the appearance of bleeding. This five-story, blood-red waterfall which pours out of the Taylor Glacier located in Antarctica’s [&hellip... Read More


Dinosaurs island-hopped from Asia to Europe

Published on May 27th, 2010 | by Admin

Horned dinosaurs which were previously considered to be native only to Asia and North America may have “island-hopped” to Europe as well. It’s particularly important if we want to understand what dinosaurs in Europe were like [&hellip... Read More


Ten maps that changed the world

Published on May 26th, 2010 | by Admin

The Daily Mail has put together a fascinating list of ten maps which changed the world. [Thx Tron] 3. CHINESE GLOBE, 1623 Made for the Chinese Emperor, this is the earliest known Chinese terrestrial globe, and [&hellip... Read More

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