Letter written by John Quincy Adams found

Published on April 22nd, 2010 | by Admin

A letter written by the United State’s sixth president, John Quincy Adams, has been found in a box in a Massachusetts city hall’s basement. The letter, dated Sept. 8, 1826, outlines the burial wishes of his ... Read More


Secret medieval tunnels found beneath home

Published on April 21st, 2010 | by Admin

Archaeologists have discovered a network of secret medieval tunnels underneath a West Midland home in England. The tunnels have been found at the 13th century Manor House in West Bromwich, and experts from Birmingham University are ... Read More


Recreating Capt Bligh’s Bounty mutiny sea voyage

Published on April 21st, 2010 | by Admin

Four men have set sail in the South Pacific in an attempt to recreate the 7,000km voyage of Captain William Bligh who was cast adrift after the famous mutiny on the Bounty in 1789. The crew ... Read More


Lasers used to survey Robin Hood dungeon

Published on April 21st, 2010 | by Admin

The dungeon believed to have held Robin Hood when he was caught by the Sheriff of Nottingham is being surveyed using laser technology. Robin Hood is believed to have been held captive in an oubliette (underground ... Read More


Peruvian seashells shed light on historical climate

Published on April 21st, 2010 | by Admin

Ancient Peruvian seashells presented to the dead during ancient funeral ceremonies are allowing researchers to gauge historical climate information as far back as 13,000 years ago. These unlikely sources serve almost as historical calendars filled with ... Read More