Ancient whale skeleton found in Sweden

Published on June 1st, 2009 | by Admin

The skeleton of a 10,000 year old whale has been found under a motorway in Sweden. Researchers from Sweden’s Gothenburg University and the Natural History Museum in London are working together to conduct DNA tests on [&hellip... Read More


Tomb of legendary Japanese Queen Himiko identified

Published on June 1st, 2009 | by Admin

Archaeologists believe they have identified the tomb of the legendary Queen Himiko, who ruled the Yamatai kingdom in the 3rd century. One of the biggest question marks remains over whether Himiko was a queen or more [&hellip... Read More


Plesiosaur fossil found on Britain’s Jurassic Coast

Published on June 1st, 2009 | by Admin

The remains of a 12ft long plesiosaur have been found by a fossil hunter in Britain. The creature lived in the English Channel 200 million years ago. Detailed examination of the bones revealed teeth marks from [&hellip... Read More


Last Titanic survivor dies at 97

Published on June 1st, 2009 | by Admin

The last survivor of the sinking of the Titanic, Millvina Dean, has died at age 97. Millvina Dean was nine weeks old when the liner sank after hitting an iceberg in the early hours of 15 [&hellip... Read More


6 lost works that finally turned up

Published on May 31st, 2009 | by Admin

Mental_Floss has compiled a list of 6 classical works created by masters that were previously lost. While specific events in history have played a major part in the disappearance of many classical works of art, literature [&hellip... Read More


2,300-year-old pagoda collapses in Myanmar

Published on May 31st, 2009 | by Admin

An ancient Burmese temple has collapsed in Myanmar during restoration efforts, killing at least two people. The tall, bell-shaped structure, called a stupa, collapsed because of age and deterioration, said a temple official, Tin Tin Win. [&hellip... Read More


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