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Unravelling the Mystery of the Flesh-Eating Sarcophagi of Assos
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

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The flesh-eating sarcophagi located in the ancient city of Assos in Turkey are so named due to the unusual discovery that the bodies inside the tombs disintegrate at a very rapid rate, according to a report in Hurriyet Daily News...
ThereâEUR(TM)s a Nuclear Warhead Trapped Somewhere Under GreenlandâEUR(TM)s Ice
Offbeat  (tags: ethics, government, interesting )

- 39 minutes ago -
Seemingly forgotten to history, a U.S. Air Force B-52 bomber with four hydrogen bombs on board crashed in Greenland, located 750 north of the Arctic Circle
Huge Bones Uncovered in Argentina Could Be From Titanosaur (+Videos)
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 12 hours ago -
Scientists in Argentina have uncovered what could be the largest dinosaur yet discovered âEUR" a long-necked titanosaur as tall as a six-story building, whose thigh bone alone dwarfs a fully grown man.
The Lost Treasure of the Copper Scroll
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 12 hours ago -
The Copper Scroll is part of the extraordinary cache of 1st Century documents first discovered in caves at Qumran, popularly known as the Dead Sea Scrolls. The Copper Scroll, however, is very different from the other documents in the Qumran library...
3 Fascinating Viking Artifacts, Including What May Be the Fabled Sunstone
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 6 hours ago -
Vikings were some of the most capable navigators of yore, with far-flung expeditions and tales that continue to capture our imagination. Here are some artifacts that may cast some light on their adventures, while at the same time raising questions...
Prehistoric Bookkeeping Continued Long After Invention of Writing
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 19 hours ago -
An ancient token-based recording system from before the dawn of history was rendered obsolete by the birth of writing, according to popular wisdom. But now, latest excavations show that, in fact, these clay tokens were integral to administrative...
Ancient Song Recreated From 3,400-Year-Old Cuneiform Tablets
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

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Scholars from the University of California at Berkeley have brought to life the ancient sounds of Mesopotamia following the decryption and study of a set of ancient cuneiform texts that date back 3,400 years, according to a report on WFMU...
Fifteen Previously Unknown Monuments Discovered Underground in Stonehenge Landscape
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 7 hours ago -
A groundbreaking new survey of Stonehenge and its surrounds has revealed fifteen previously unknown Neolithic monuments underground, according to a new report released by the Smithsonian Institute. The results show that there is a lot more...
Siberian Prison Fends Off Competition to Be Named RussiaâEUR(TM)s Best
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, interesting, world )

- 1 day ago -
Every prisoner gets four square meters in Krasnoyarsk jail,' reported the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service. 'Prison cells have all necessities like fridges, TV sets, kettles and a water supply...
Ancient Skull Proves Modern Humans Colonized Eurasia 60-70,000 Years Ago
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

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While it is widely accepted that the origins of modern humans date back some 200,000 years to Africa, there has been furious debate as to which model of early Homo sapiens migration most plausibly led to the population of the planet âEUR" and the eventual
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