Saturday, February 24, 2018

14 Ways Our Perception of The Universe Changed Forever in 2017

BY MICHELLE STARR Down here on Earth, scientists around the globe are constantly watching, observing, measuring and trying to figure out just what the heck is going on in the vast Universe beyond our reach. And...

Indus era 8,000 years old, not 5,500

Jhimli Mukherjee Pandey | May 29, 2016 | REPOSTED KOLKATA: It may be time to rewrite history textbooks. Scientists from IIT-Kharagpur and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) have uncovered evidence that the Indus Valley Civilization...

Archaeologists discover 2 ancient tombs in Luxor Egypt

Egypt on Saturday announced the discovery of two small ancient tombs in the southern city Luxor dating back some 3,500 years and hoped it will help the country's efforts to revive its ailing tourism...
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Asia and Australia Rewrite Human Origins

Where did we humans come from? Some 40 or so years ago, our origins seemed quite straight forward. The original story went something like this: modern humans (Homo sapiens) evolved to their current anatomical form in...

How digital technology is taking Mayan culture back to the future

By Mark Brown More than a century after the British explorer Alfred Maudslay took pioneering photographs and casts of some of the most incredible ancient Mayan objects and sites, digital technology is ensuring they can...

Secret passageway to cenote found beneath Chichen Itza pyramid

Researchers have discovered a secret passageway in the Temple of Kukulkan in Mexico's Chichen Itza that could reveal clues about the ancient civilisation's underworld beliefs. The Great Mayan Aquifer Research Project team led by underwater...

Ancient Skeletons Could Finally Reveal Origins of The Dead Sea Scrolls

By PETER DOCKRILL Ever since they were discovered some 70 years ago, the Dead Sea Scrolls have fascinated scholars and historians. But the precise origins and authorship of these ancient texts have always been shrouded...

Buddha’s Remains Discovered in China?

By Kastalia Medrano Archaeologists discovered a box in Jingchuan County, China, which, according to its inscription, contained the cremated remains of the Buddha. More than 260 Buddhist statues were found along with the...

6 Thanksgiving Myths and the Wampanoag Side of the Story

The Thanksgiving Day Celebration Originated From a Massacre In 1621, though Pilgrims celebrated a feast, it was not repeated in the years to follow. In 1636, a murdered white man was found in his boat...

Ancient Hominin Skull From China Suggests Humans Didn’t Evolve Just From African Ancestors

By Kastalia Medrano Most scientists believe all modern humans are descended from African ancestors. But a new analysis of an ancient Chinese skull found too many similarities to the earliest human fossils found...
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