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Why Was Stonehenge Built? The Eight Most Popular Theories
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, humor, archaeology, ancient )

- 1550 days ago -
Was it a spiritual temple, burial ground or even built by aliens? There are many theories about Stonehenge's purpose but here are the most popular ones.
Developers Destroy Ancient Peru Pyramid
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- 1721 days ago -
A picture released by the culture ministry showed the area cleared by heavy machinery, Authorities in Peru say an ancient pyramid at the oldest archaeological site near the capital, Lima, has been destroyed.
Why Poor Old George Wasn't Really Lonesome
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- 2092 days ago -
On the east coast of Majorca, the limestone cliffs are indented with numerous little coves. It's a scene of dazzling, light-reflecting rock against the blue Mediterranean. In one of these coves, utterly exposed on top of a cliff, is a patch of hard red ro
Fish Disguised as Copycat Octopus
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- 2264 days ago -
First there was the octopus that mimicked fish; now researchers say a fish is copying the octopus. The mimic octopus is known to impersonate lionfish and sea snakes by adapting their movement and colour.
China: Claim of Coexisting Humans and Dinosaurs
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- 2348 days ago -
No statement is made by the researchers that dinosaurs and humans lived together at the same time.
Walking Cactus Fossil Is An Arthropod
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- 2579 days ago -
Strangest animal you will ever see. Just click on the link to photo.
Man-Eating Giants Discovered in Nevada Cave
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- 2647 days ago -
The Paiutes, a Native-American tribe indigenous to parts of Nevada, Utah and Arizona, told early white settlers about their ancestors' battles with a ferocious race of white, red-haired giants. According to the Paiutes, the giants were already living in t
Ancient Nubians Drank Antibiotic-Laced Beer : Discovery News
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- 2755 days ago -
People have been using antibiotics for nearly 2,000 years, suggests a new study, which found large doses of tetracycline embedded in the bones of ancient African mummies.
Copps Calls State of Broadband for Native Americans 'A National Disgrace'
Offbeat  (tags: phone, outdated, ancient, updated, humans )

- 3022 days ago -
WASHINGTON, December 11, 2009 - The FCC's forthcoming national broadband strategy must include steps to improve services to Native Americans, FCC Commissioner Michael Copps told attendees Thursday delivering the keynote at the Practicing Law Institute's
Utah Rock Art Canyon Up for Historic Designation
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- 3049 days ago -
SALT LAKE CITY -- Parts of a remote central Utah canyon decorated with ancient Indian art are being nominated for the National Register of Historic Places.
Row Erupts Over Governor General's Seal Taste
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- 3219 days ago -
She came, she cut, she ate -- and now, after gobbling seal heart raw, Governor General Michaelle Jean is tasting the inevitable wave of political indigestion.
BBC NEWS | UK | England | Kent | Medieval Corpse Funeral Planned
Offbeat  (tags: ancient, bizarre, unusual, medieval )

- 3305 days ago -
A funeral service will be held in Kent for a corpse believed to be up to 700-years-old.
Flint Knapping: The Skills of Prehistoric Man, Red House Museum, 31 May 2008
Offbeat  (tags: ancient, archaeology, education, interesting )

- 3585 days ago -
Flint Knapping: the skills of Prehistoric Man. At the Red House Museum (New Forest and Christchurch ) 10:00am Saturday 31 May 2008. To celebrate Museums & Galleries Month, Will Lord of Beyond 2000 BC, will be demonstrating how early communities
Researcher Claims Vast Network of Prehistoric Civilization Discovered Near Lake Titicaca
Offbeat  (tags: world, news, interesting, culture, design, ancient, City )

- 3671 days ago -
"Using earth orbiting satellites, acclaimed researcher David Flynn has studied the high plateau of Bolivia and found previously undiscovered unnatural patterns stretching outward from Lake Titicaca for hundreds of square miles."

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