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Massive Roman Denarii Hoard From the ‘Vandals’ Last Stand’ Found
Polish archaeologists have uncovered a treasure trove of Roman denarii coins. They date from the first and the second century BC, and they probably [...]
Tokelau, a Small Nation with Great Traditions
Many dream of living on an island in the Pacific beneath endless blue skies and along golden beaches, far from the stresses of modern living. Read more [...]
Alpine Glacier Reveals Unlikely Insights Into Murder of Thomas Becket
Laser scans of an alpine glacier reveal a climate catastrophe in the shadow of England’s Archbishop Thomas Becket’s murder. Read more Section:  News [...]
Mesoamerican copper smelting technology aided colonial weaponry
When Spanish invaders arrived in the Americas, they were generally able to subjugate the local peoples thanks, in part, to their superior weaponry and [...]
Tree rings could pin down Thera volcano eruption date
Charlotte Pearson’s eyes scanned a palm-sized chunk of ancient tree. They settled on a ring that looked “unusually light,” and she made a [...]
Well-engineered 'watercourts' stored live fish, fueling Florida's Calusa kingdom
The mighty Calusa ruled South Florida for centuries, wielding military power, trading and collecting tribute along routes that sprawled hundreds of miles, [...]
Research identifies regular climbing behaviour in a human ancestor
A new study led by the University of Kent has found evidence that human ancestors as recent as two million years ago may have regularly climbed trees. [...]
Ancient aquatic crocs evolved, enlarged to avoid freezing
Taking the evolutionary plunge into water and abandoning land for good, as some crocodilian ancestors did nearly 200 million years ago, is often framed as [...]
Searching for The Gold of the Lost Dutchman Mine in Superstition Mountain
The Lost Dutchman Mine is said to be a rich goldmine located somewhere in the southwestern American state of Arizona. Generally speaking, this mine is [...]
Top 15 Interesting Facts About Ancient Egypt That You May Not Know
One of the greatest civilizations in our history belonged to the ancient Egyptians. It flourished in the fertile valleys of the world’s longest river [...]