Galileo’s telescope makes its exclusive U.S. appearance

Published on May 1st, 2009 | by Admin

Galileo’s hand-made telescope is visiting Philadelphia’s Franklin Institute as part of the “Galileo, the Medici and the Age of Astronomy” exhibit running from April 4 the September 7, 2009. The Franklin is going to host many [&hellip... Read More


Dr. Pepper artifact may reveal soft drink’s origin

Published on May 1st, 2009 | by Admin

Bill Waters is a lucky man after stumbling across an old ledger book containing the original recipe for Dr. Pepper. The Tulsa, Okla., man eventually discovered the book came from the Waco drugstore where Dr Pepper [&hellip... Read More


6 People Who Secretly Ruled The World

Published on May 1st, 2009 | by Admin

Cracked.com has compiled a list of the men and women behind some of history’s most powerful rulers. Hey, remember that Dick Cheney guy? You know, the shadowy old man lurking behind George W. Bush and tugging [&hellip... Read More


Druggies Stealing Arkansas Artifacts

Published on May 1st, 2009 | by Admin

Archaeologists are having a tough time dealing with looters in Arkansas who are digging up artifacts and selling them on the black market for money to buy drugs. Morrow says, “We can tell they filled the [&hellip... Read More


Ancient Persian tablets are digitized

Published on May 1st, 2009 | by Admin

Scientists at the University of Chicago have digitally recorded thousands of ancient Persian tablets that tell an unusually detailed story of the Persian Empire. “They were written, sealed and filed in a short span of time, [&hellip... Read More


Unique Roman Glass Dish Discovered At London Grave

Published on May 1st, 2009 | by Admin

Archeologists have found an exquisit Roman polychrome millefiori dish in East London, UK. The dish is made up of hundreds of glass petals in a beautifully intricate pattern. The dish is extremely rare and an unprecedented [&hellip... Read More


Auschwitz’s message in a bottle

Published on May 1st, 2009 | by Admin

Last week, a construction crew renovating a cellar in Auschwitz discovered a bottle hidden in a concrete wall. Rolled up inside was a note, written in pencil on what appeared to be a scrap from a [&hellip... Read More


“Dark Age” Temple Found in Turkey

Published on April 30th, 2009 | by Admin

An ancient temple in Turkey has been found filled with various artifacts, including stone slabs engraved in Luwian, an extinct language. The site is casting new light on the “dark age” that was thought to have [&hellip... Read More


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