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Secret of Great Pyramid’s inner doors to be solved next year

Expect the secret of the Great Pyramid's doors to be solved next year as archaeologists gear up once more to investigate the inner workings of the 4,500-year-old pharaonic mausoleum. A robot, designed by Rob Richardson at the University of Leeds, was able to climb inside the walls of the shaft while

The CIAs oldest documents declassified

The CIA has declassified six of their oldest documents, dating back to 1917. According to the CIA, "one document outlines the chemicals and techniques necessary for developing certain types of secret writing ink and a method for opening sealed letters without detection. Another memorandum dated June 14, 1918 — written in

Secret chamber found in India’s National Library

A mysterious room, with no opening of any kind, has been discovered in the 250-year-old National Library of India in Kolkata. The chamber has lain untouched for over two centuries. Wonder what secrets it holds. The archaeologists who discovered it have no clue either, their theories range from a torture

Documents from Vatican’s secret archives published for first time

A series of documents, including a 13th-century letter from Genghis Khan's grandson demanding homage from the pope, have been release from the Vatican's secret archives. The Holy See’s archives contain scrolls, parchments and leather-bound volumes with correspondence dating back more than 1,000 years. High-quality reproductions of 105 documents, 19 of which have

Old Japanese Maps On Google Earth Unveil Secrets

Recently Google added historical maps of Japan as a layer to their Google Earth software, never realizing the controversy it would cause as it shows the locations of form low-caste communities. Castes have long since been abolished, and the old buraku villages have largely faded away or been swallowed by Japan's