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Atlantis in India: Did Plato’s Lost City Exist in the East?
Available written evidence indicates that a site known as ‘The Lost City of Atlantis’ corresponds to an ancient site in India that has been hidden for [...]
4,000-year-old cist burial discovered in England
A skeleton thought to be about 4,000 years old has been unearthed by builders working at a hotel in rural Northumberland. Credit: North News & Pictures [...]
Giant X-ray 'chimneys' are exhaust vents for vast energies produced at Milky Way's centre
The center of our galaxy is a frenzy of activity. A behemoth black hole — 4 million times as massive as the sun — blasts out energy as it chows [...]
Ruins of ancient imperial palace gateway found in central China
Archaeologists in central China’s Henan Province have found a gate of the Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534) imperial palace in the city of Luoyang, the [...]
Ancient birds out of the egg running
The ~125 million-year-old Early Cretaceous fossil beds of Los Hoyas, Spain have long been known for producing thousands of petrified fish and reptiles. [...]
Half-a-billion-year-old fossil reveals the origins of comb jellies
One of the ocean’s little known carnivores has been allocated a new place in the evolutionary tree of life after scientists discovered its [...]
Who are the Druze and How Might the Shroud of Turin Relate Them to Jesus Christ?
The Druze are a secretive surviving Gnostic community in the Middle East today who publicly claim homogeneity with Islam due to a historical fear of [...]
The Winged Hussars: An Eerie and Flamboyant Cavalry That Devasted Their Enemies
The Winged Hussars (known also as the Polish Hussars) were a type of shock cavalry used by the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. The Winged Hussars were [...]
Symbolism of the Mythical Phoenix Bird: Renewal, Rebirth and Destruction
In ancient mythology, the symbolism of the majestic Phoenix bird, which is most often connected with the Sun, dies and is reborn across cultures and [...]
Ivar the Boneless: Viking Warrior, Ruler and Raider
Ivar the Boneless was likely the son of legendary Viking king Ragnar Lothbrok, and raided alongside his father and brothers, eventually becoming ruler of [...]