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Michigan Farmers Discover Woolly Mammoth Skeleton
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, ancient, animal, uncovered, farmers, Michigan, USA )

- 4 days ago -
Two farmers in rural Michigan have uncovered a woolly mammoth skeleton in a soybean field.
Kongo Gumi: Oldest Continuously Operating Company Survives 1,400 Years Before Crash
Offbeat  (tags: ancient, history, interesting )

- 32 days ago -
For 1,400 years, Kongo Gumi was a successful Japanese company involved with the construction of spectacular Buddhist temples. Until its fall in 2006, it was the worldâEUR(TM)s oldest continuously operating family business, surviving 14 centuries
Has Queen Nefertiti Been Found Behind King Tut's Tomb?
Offbeat  (tags: archaeology, ancient, Queen Nefertiti, tomb of Tutankhamun )

- 58 days ago -
Has Queen Nefertiti been found behind King Tut's tomb? Scientist claims to have discovered a secret door to her burial chamber in Tutankhamun's grave, the boy king who may have been her son
Kittens Rescued From Oil Spill in Nefteyugansk
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- 91 days ago -
Two tiny kittens plucked to safety after almost drowning in oil graphically highlight concerns over pollution from a ruptured pipelines in a Siberian region. The young animals were victims of a recent serious spill in Nefteyugansk
More Images of Rare Big Cat Captured By Hidden Cameras
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- 105 days ago -
Camera traps have captured more images of one of the worldâEUR(TM)s rarest big cats out in the open in the Altai Mountains
Rare Amur Leopard Cub Undergoes Surgery After Being Caught in Suspected Trap
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- 111 days ago -
One of the worldâEUR(TM)s rarest big cats has had to undergo surgery after being injured by a suspected poacherâEUR(TM)s trap in a Far East national park. The one-year-old Amur leopard cub was discovered within the Land of the Leopard reserve by guards near
The Men Who Uncovered Assyria
Offbeat  (tags: archaeology, lost civilisation, ancient )

- 200 days ago -
Two of the ancient cities now being destroyed by Islamic State lay buried for 2,500 years, it was only 170 years ago that they began to be dug up and stripped of their treasures. The excavations arguably paved the way for IS to smash what remained
Why Do Americans Love Ancient Grains?
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- 297 days ago -
Would you like to taste the health-giving grain found in the tomb of King Tutankhamun? Or feast on the unprocessed kernels said to have been stored on the ark by Noah? Or how about a vodka made from traditionally farmed Bolivian quinoa?
Mystery Surrounds Delicate Nasca Lines Threatened By Greenpeace Stunt
Offbeat  (tags: ancient, archaeology, investigation, ethics )

- 299 days ago -
Ancient line drawings in the Andean desert, one of history's biggest mysteries, generated a firestorm of complaints against an environmental group that damaged the lines in a stunt this week
Why Was Stonehenge Built? The Eight Most Popular Theories
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- 655 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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- 826 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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- 1198 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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- 1370 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
Offbeat  (tags: ancient, archaeology, research, humor )

- 1453 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
Offbeat  (tags: animals, GoodNews, ancient, research, science, discovery, animals, bizarre, interesting, unusual )

- 1684 days ago -
Strangest animal you will ever see. Just click on the link to photo.

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