Tyrannosaurus Rex’s miniature ancestor

Published on September 18th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Paleontologists have discovered a new dinosaur, the Raptorex kriegsteini, which looks exactly like a miniature Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton. But this scaled-down version, which was about nine feet long and weighed only 150 pounds, lived 125 million ... Read More


Second Temple Period stepped street discovered in Israel

Published on September 17th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

A section of a stepped street paved in stone slabs has been found 550 meters south of the Temple Mount. According to Prof. Ronny Reich, “In the Second Temple Period, pilgrims would begin the ascent to ... Read More


Buried ancient Egyptian animals came from private zoo

Published on September 17th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Evidence has been found that the animals found in tombs in Hierakonpolis belonged in a menagerie run by the city’s ruler. Click through the gallery to read more about the discoveries there. At the edge of ... Read More


17th century village discovered near Jamestown, Virginia

Published on September 17th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

The short-lived village of Argall Towne, Jamestown’s first suburb, has been found. The village was started in 1617 by Capt. Samuel Argall, then a colorful lieutenant governor of the colony. It thrived for three years, but ... Read More


The search for Jimmy Hoffa’s body continues

Published on September 17th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

FBI agents have been excavating a lumberyard in Detroit, possibly searching for the long-long remains of Jimmy Hoffa. Hoffa, the long-time president of the powerful International Brotherhood of Teamsters union, was last seen in 1975 outside ... Read More


Normandy 1944 – photos from then and now

Published on September 17th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Check out this amazing gallery showing photos from Normany in 1944, and what those areas/subjects look like today. SAINT LAURENT SUR MER Exit E1 – Wn65 – Vallee du Ruquet German pillbox on Omaha Beach serving ... Read More

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