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Archaeologists Uncover Two Ancient Mayan Cities Dating Back to 600-1000AD
Offbeat  (tags: Ancient, Mayan, cities, archaeologists, Mexico, rain forest, discovery )

Marie
- 8 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Archaeologists have found two ancient Mayan cities hidden in the jungle of southeastern Mexico, and the lead researcher says he believes there are 'dozens' more to be found in the region.
Why Was Stonehenge Built? The Eight Most Popular Theories
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, humor, archaeology, ancient )

Marty
- 253 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
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.
Conservation Experts Discover Ancient Cave Art In Brazilian Forest
Offbeat  (tags: Brazil, cave art, ancient, hunters, WCS, housand years )

Marie
- 297 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
While tracking white-lipped peccaries and gathering environmental data in forests that link Brazil's Pantanal and Cerrado biomes, a team of researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society and a local partner NGO, Instituto Quinta do Sol.
Developers Destroy Ancient Peru Pyramid
Offbeat  (tags: Peru, archaeological, site, ancient, pyramid, destroyed )

Ray
- 424 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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
Offbeat  (tags: science, research, discovery, ancient, life, extinct organisms, Darwin, island species )

Beatrice
- 796 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
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
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, animals, odd, interesting )

Marty
- 968 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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 )

Bryan
- 1052 days ago - examiner.com
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 )

Bryan
- 1282 days ago - examiner.com
Strangest animal you will ever see. Just click on the link to photo.
Man-Eating Giants Discovered in Nevada Cave
Offbeat  (tags: ancient, archaeology, interesting, off-beat, bizarre )

Marty
- 1351 days ago - salem-news.com
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
Offbeat  (tags: ancient, archaeology, beer )

Michelle
- 1458 days ago - news.discovery.com
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 )

Lone
- 1726 days ago - broadbandbreakfast.com
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
Offbeat  (tags: ancient, indian art, culture, protection, goodnews )

Lone
- 1752 days ago - washingtonpost.com
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
Offbeat  (tags: animals, ecosystems, habitat, humans, nature, freedoms, family, food, green, activists, culture, education, freedoms, interesting, rights, politics, women, animaladvocates, animalrights, animalwelfare, society, ancient, health, history, seals )

Dave
- 1923 days ago - thestar.com
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 )

Andi
- 2008 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
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 )

Marty
- 2289 days ago - megalithic.co.uk
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
 

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