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The Beautiful and Complex Artisanship of Glass-making in the Ancient World
In today’s society, glass is a material that is easily available. Due to mass production, glass objects are considered common and can be found everywhere. [...]
'No Encryption, No Fly' Rule Proposed for Small Satellites
Small satellites that have propulsion systems, but don’t have encrypted commanding systems, pose a small but real threat of being hacked and [...]
World's Oldest Cheese Contender Found in Egyptian Tomb
Aging usually improves the flavor of cheese, but that’s not why some very old cheese discovered in an Egyptian tomb is drawing attention. Instead, [...]
Idle Not Innovative? New Study Says Laziness Led to the Extinction of Homo erectus
The path of least resistence may not be the best to take. New archaeological research from The Australian National University (ANU) has found that Homo [...]
Ironclad Hoof: Unique Roman Horse Shoes Found on Hadrian’s Wall
The BBC is reporting an exciting find on the famous Hadrian’s Wall in the North of England. Four Roman era horseshoes were unearthed during a planned dig [...]
1200 medieval skeletons uncovered in Ypres, West Flanders
Archaeologists working in the centre of Ypres in West Flanders have so far uncovered 1,200 skeletons of people buried in the Middle Ages, as well as [...]
Easter Island's society might not have collapsed
You probably know Easter Island as “the place with the giant stone heads.” This remote island 2,300 miles off the coast of Chile has long been [...]
Well-preserved Roman ship found off Crimean coast
A wooden ship found in the depths of the Black Sea, is more than 2,000 years old, according to experts. Credit: Sky NewsThe Roman vessel, dates back to the [...]
The Australian Yowie: Mysterious Legends of a Tribe of Hairy People
In 1804, the book Modern Geography – a Description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States and Colonies: with the Oceans, Seas and Isles: In all Parts of the [...]
Hastein: A Notoriously Vicious Viking Raider…Not So Good At Navigation
Described as “fierce, mightily cruel, and savage, pestilent, hostile, sombre, truculent, given to outrage, pestilent and untrustworthy, fickle and lawless” [...]