Monday, July 15, 2019

5,000-Year-Old ‘Billboard’ of Hieroglyphs Contains a Cosmic Message

By Owen JarusArchaeologists have discovered a "billboard" of hieroglyphs carved into the rocks near the Egyptian village of El-Khawy. The symbols, which show a...

Science Says: A big space crash likely made Uranus lopsided

By SETH BORENSTEINWASHINGTON (AP) — Uranus is a lopsided oddity, the only planet to spin on its side. Scientists now think they know how...

NASA says 3mi asteroid set to graze past Earth on Sept 1

A massive asteroid estimated to be 2.7 miles wide is set to make a ‘relatively close encounter’ with Earth on September 1. Dubbed ‘Florence,’ the...

Anthropologist group suggests first humans to the Americas arrived via the kelp highway

Original post: 11-03-2017 by Bob Yirka report A team of anthropologists from several institutions in the U.S. has offered a Perspective piece in the journal Science...

Chaco Canyon’s ancient civilization continues to puzzle

By Bruce Bower Chaco Canyon is a land of extremes. Summer heat scorches the desert canyon, which is sandwiched between sandstone cliffs nearly two kilometers...

Ancient monuments used for mysterious moonlit ceremonies?

Sarah Knapton,Ancient stone monuments may have been used for mysterious night-time ceremonies, archaeologists believe, after finding that some rock carvings only appear...

History’s 1st Emoji? Ancient Pitcher Shows a Smiley Face

By Laura GeggelThe iconic smiley face may seem like a modern squiggle, but the discovery of a smiley face-like painting on an ancient piece...

Archaeologists in Iraq excavate cache of cuneiform tablets dating back to Assyrian Empire

Excavations led by a University of Tübingen archaeologist at the site of a recently-discovered Bronze Age settlement in the Kurdistan region of Iraq have...

The Cleaners of Ancient Mesopotamia

by Noor Al-Samarrai If you had some threads that you wanted to spiff up for a special occasion in ancient Mesopotamia, what would you do?...

Egyptian vs Mesoamerican Architecture

Observe the similarities of the Egyptian and Mesoamerican building styles...
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America’s First Immigrants: DNA Links Native Americans, Indigenous Canadians To First...

By Elana GlowatzDNA proves that Native American and indigenous Canadian groups along the northern Pacific Ocean have been living there for more than...