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Bahla Fort: Oman’s Incredible Desert Oasis
Oman is the oldest independent nation in the Arab world and has many important historic forts that date from the pre-gunpowder era in the Middle East. Read [...]
Scientists Peek Inside Dinosaur Eggs to Learn Secrets from Fossilized Embryos
Measuring about the same size as an adult human, oviraptorids, were bird like “maniraptoran dinosaurs”, genetically closer to birds than to ornithomimids, [...]
Art Before the Pharaohs: 10,000 BC Paintings Found in Egypt
In Egypt, a number of mysterious inscriptions and examples of rock art have been found in the Sinai. It is estimated that some of the images could be [...]
Are the 11,300-Year-Old LSU Mounds the US Göbekli Tepe?
A North American scientist has claimed that group of ancient mounds are among the oldest structures in North America. The Native American mounds on [...]
Fort Canning Park, The Oasis of Singapore or Haunted Hill?
Singapore, the remarkable city-state in Asia, is regarded as one of the most dynamic societies on earth and offers a great many sites. Fort Canning Park is [...]
Pre-Roman Prince’s Tomb Packed With Treasures Found in Italy
In Italy, archaeologists have unearthed what they are calling a ‘prince’s tomb’, found using the latest non-invasive archaeological methods. The royal [...]
3,000 Year-Old Egyptian Mummy Speaks From The Afterlife
The vowel sounds of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy have been recreated by scientists in England. Read more Section:  News General Read Later  [...]
Poison Paranoia: Mythical Antidotes of Ancient Alchemists
Of all the ways to murder someone poisoning must be the most underhanded and downright evil way to proceed. The whole art of poisoning, as it is often [...]
World’s Oldest Mosaic Unearthed in Turkey
Archaeologists in Turkey believe that they have uncovered the oldest mosaic yet found. This paved floor made of irregular colored stones was unearthed [...]
Ancient DNA From West Africa Reveals ‘Ghost’ Lineage
Africa is the homeland of our species and harbors greater human genetic diversity than any other part of the planet. Studies of ancient DNA from African [...]