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The Cerveteri Necropolis, Etruscan City of the Dead
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Prior to the rise of Rome, Italy was inhabited by a number of different peoples. The coastal region of southern Italy and Sicily, for instance, was colonized by the Greeks, whilst the interior of that area was home to various Italic tribes.
Sea-Farers From the Levant the First to Set Foot in the Americas: Proto-Sinaitic Inscriptions Found Along the Coast of Uruguay
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
This article adds a new dimension to the age old conundrum, was Christopher Columbus, or was he not, actually the first to set foot in the Americas? A Movement currently actioning much debate in the United States is seeking to deny that Columbus
Uncovering the Long-Hidden Secrets of Stonehenge
Science & Tech  (tags: cbs, Sunday Morning, mysterious, stonehenge mystery, secrets, hidden landscape project, protection, concept design, research, internet, investigation, discovery, scientists, environment, humans, history, NewTechnology, text, video )

Barb
- 20 hours ago - cbsnews.com
At Stonehenge, it's always been about the Sun. For more than 4,000 years, the monument has stood like a giant sundial, marking the longest day of the year, and the shortest -- taking aim at the Sun like a giant stone gunsight.
Scan Finds New Tattoos on 5300-Year-Old Iceman
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - redorbit.com
A new study has used advanced imaging techniques to identify previously unknown tattoos on the ribcage of the 5300-year old man known as Ã-tzi, bringing his total number of tattoos to 61.
The UK's Oldest Surviving Yacht Prepares to Emerge From Its Subterranean Home
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, history )

Marty
- 1 day ago - culture24.org.uk
Curators and conservators at the Nautical Museum in Castletown on the Isle of Man are about to embark on a vital nautical rescue mission as they prepare to remove the UKâEUR(TM)s earliest example of a British yacht from her cellar for essential restoration.
Treasured 16th-Century 'Lenox Globe' Gets a Digital Makeover
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - livescience.com
In a dark room at the New York Public Library, a cartographer, a curator of rare books and a handful of scientists crowded around a camera ringed by colored lights. All eyes were trained on a small, copper sphere about the size of a grapefruit
Mysterious Man-Made Ditches Predate Amazon Rainforest
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - theepochtimes.com
A new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has revealed that a series of mysterious lines and geometric shapes carved into the Amazonian landscape were created thousands of years ago
Sappho's New Poems: The Tangled Tale of Their Discovery
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - livescience.com
Imagine that every copy of William Shakespeare's First Folio had been destroyed some 350 years ago. We might have heard tell of how great "Macbeth" once was on stage, but we couldn't perform it ourselves. Without the First Folio, we'd be deprived
Solar-Powered Window Sensors for Smarter Buildings
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, research, performance, technology, solar, solar power, tech, NewTechnology, energy, Gizmos, science, interesting )

Michael
- 1 day ago - ecogeek.org
A new, very-low power device has been developed to allow information about window to be transmitted to a control system for a building without a need for extra building wiring or power supply.
Gripping Tale: Hominin Hands Hold Clues to Tool Use
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - livescience.com
The ancestors of humans may have evolved humanlike hands that were precise and powerful enough to use stone tools more than a half million years before such tools were even developed, researchers say
The Origins of Human Beings According to Ancient Sumerian Texts (+Videos)
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Marty
- 1 day ago - theepochtimes.com
Sumer, or the âEUR~land of civilized kingsâEUR(TM), flourished in Mesopotamia, now modern-day Iraq, around 4500 BC. Sumerians created an advanced civilization with its own system of elaborate language and writing, architecture and arts, astronomy and
9,000-Year-Old Flutes Found in China
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - theepochtimes.com
Researchers in China discovered six complete ancient flutes made of bone belonging to the Neolithic period carbon dated to about 9,000 years old. Fragments of many more flutes were found in the same area too. The flutes are complete playable flutes made
Has the Mystery of the Lost Persian Army Finally Been Solved?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The final resting place of a 50,000-strong Persian army which was swallowed up in a cataclysmic sandstorm in the Sahara Desert around 524 BC is one of the greatest mysteries in ancient history
Why Menthol Chills Your Mouth When ItâEUR(TM)s Not Actually Cold
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, menthol, taste, study, discovery, interesting, cold )

Michael
- 2 days ago - iflscience.com
Try putting an ice-cube in your mouth. The insides of your mouth and tongue instantly turn numb. Hold it in still and you will feel pain. Now try sucking on peppermint. The mint itself is at room temperature, but your mouth instantly feels cold and numb.
 

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