Saturday, October 19, 2019

Subatomic particles reveal a mysterious structure inside Giza’s Great Pyramid

by Rachel BeckerThe newly-discovered cavity sits near the center of the pyramid, but its function is still a mystery...

ISIS Makes up to $100 MILLION a Year Smuggling Ancient Artifacts

BY CALLUM PATONThe Islamic State militant group (ISIS) makes as much as $100 million annually by trafficking looted antiquities out of Iraq and Syria and selling them on the...

Astronaut says we could have gone to Mars decades ago

by Dave MosherChris Hadfield is best known for recording David Bowie's song "Space Oddity" in zero gravity. But his real accomplishment is an incredible...

Ancient Maya developed super highways network more than 1,000 years ago

Roads of more than 240 kilometers long designed, traced and built by the ancient Maya have been discovered in Guatemala, near the border with Mexico.El...

History of zero pushed back 500 years by ancient Indian text

By Timothy Revell The symbol “0” is a familiar sight, but its origins are far from certain. A recent batch of carbon dating is causing...

Were the Ancient Egyptians Black or White?

Egyptologists, writers, scholars, and others, have argued the race of the ancient Egyptians since at least the 1970’s. Some today believe they were Sub-Saharan...

Easter Island not victim of ‘ecocide’, analysis of remains shows

BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY—Analysis of remains found on Rapa Nui, Chile (Easter Island) provides evidence contrary to the widely-held belief that the ancient civilization recklessly destroyed...

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...

Ancient Egyptian Cats Didn’t Look The Way You Think

by David AndersonOur perceptions of the ancient world are shaped by the way surviving relics appear in the present day. The cool...

Possible Site of Atlantis Found Using Satellite Imagery

Thanks to Plato’s account of the lost city and Google Earth, new visual and arithmetic clues suggest that the mythical city of Atlantis may...
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