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This Shoe Had Prada Beat By 5,500 Years
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 14 hours ago -
Perfectly preserved under layers of sheep dung (who needs cedar closets?), the shoe, made of cowhide and tanned with oil from a plant or vegetable, is about 5,500 years old, older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids, scientists say...
Liu Sheng's Tomb
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 14 hours ago -
The Chinese imperial period began with the unification of China in 221 by the state of Qin and the consolidation of a huge empire under the succeeding Han dynasty (206 BC - AD 220). Consolidating the empire involved...
Fu Hao's Tomb
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 11 hours ago -
China's Bronze Age began soon after 2000 B.C. The Shang dynasty (ca. 1600-1050 B.C.) had not only bronze technology, but also writing, walled cities, and a complex state structure. Shang tombs, thousands of which have been excavated...
Conservators Reveal Viking Treasures Discovered in a Field in Galloway, Scotland
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 10 hours ago -
More than ten centuries after being buried in a field in Galloway, conservators are releasing images that reveal the contents of a pot of Viking treasure for the first time....
55,000-Year-Old Skull Links Modern Man in Vicinity of Neanderthals...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 58 minutes ago -
Modern Europeans have inherited about 4 percent of their genes from Neanderthals, meaning the two groups mated at some point in the past. But the question is, where and when?
Diuktai Cave (Russia)...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 9 hours ago -
Diuktai Cave (also spelled Dyuktai) is an archaeological site on the Aldan River, a tributary of the Lena in eastern Siberia, occupied by a group that may have been ancestral to some Paleoarctic people of North America.....
Diring Yuriakh (Siberia)
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 9 hours ago -
The Diring Yuriakh site lies approximately 140km SSW of Yakutsk on the Lena River, on a point formed by its junction with its tributary, the Diring Yuriakh creek....
Arbon Bleiche 3 - Neolithic Lake Dwelling in Switzerland
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 8 hours ago -
Arbon Bleiche 3 is a Neolithic lake dwelling, located on the southern shore of Lake Constance (Bodensee) in Thurgau Canton of Switzerland. The village is known to have been occupied between 3384 and 3370 BC, based on tree ring dates...
Manatee Cam / Manatee Lagoon
Offbeat  (tags: save the manatee, manatee cam, manatee info, video )

- 4 hours ago -
Please watch this brief video to discover how you can help save these gentle giants of the lakes and oceans.
The Third Leading Cause of Death in the US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medical, mistakes, errors, third, leading, cause, death, US, medical, journal, BMJ )

- 2 hours ago -
Medical error is the third largest cause of death in the United States, according to an analysis published in the medical journal BMJ.
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