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132-Year-Old Winchester Rifle Found At Great Basin National Park
Science & Tech  (tags: history, archaeology, discovery )

- 16 days ago -
Usually you need to head into a museum to see what turned up in the backcountry of Great Basin National Park: A 132-year-old Winchester rifle.
Snowden: US Has Put Too Much Emphasis on Cyber-Offense, Needs Defense
Science & Tech  (tags: Edward Snowden, interview excerpts, video, cybersecurity, cyberwarfare, U.S., NSA, Cyber Command )

- 22 days ago -
Snowden gives important and interesting details on cybersecurity and cyberwarfare in an interview that will appear as part of a doc on NOVA later this year.
Han Purple: A 2,800-Year-Old Artificial Pigment That Quantum Physicists Are Trying to Understand
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 22 days ago -
Han purple is an artificial pigment created by the Chinese over 2,500 years ago, which was used in wall paintings and to decorate the famous terracotta warriors, as well as ceramics, metal ware, and jewelry.
Archaeologists in China Find 2,800-Year Old Tombs Surrounded By 28 Chariots and 98 Horses
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 24 days ago -
A team of Chinese archaeologists has unearthed a set of elaborate tombs surrounded by 28 chariots and 98 horses in the province of Hubei in China. The incredible discovery dates back 2,800 years to a time when high-ranking nobles demonstrated...
The Mysterious Civilization of the Olmecs
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 23 days ago -
The Olmec civilization flourished roughly between 1200 BC and 400 BC, an era commonly known as Central America's Formative Period. Sites containing traces of the Olmec civilization are found mainly on the southern coast of the Gulf of Mexico....
'Leap Second' Coming Up June 30 May Cause Computer System Problems
Science & Tech  (tags: time, technology, computers, science, scientists, tech, world, earth )

- 24 days ago -
The International Earth Rotation Services, which maintains global time standards, announced it would add an extra second to June 30 in order to sync atomic clock time to the Earth's rotation. Websites are bracing themselves for problems because many...
Queen Khentakawess III's Tomb Found in Egypt
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 25 days ago -
The tomb was found in Abu-Sir, south-west of Cairo, and is thought to belong to the wife or mother of Pharaoh Neferefre who ruled 4,500 years ago.
BERNAMA - Archaeologists Find Tomb Of Pharaoh's Unknown Queen In Egypt
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, history )

- 25 days ago -
An interesting footnote on Egyptian history.
Was Jesus Was Sentenced to Death in Herod's Palace?
Science & Tech  (tags: religion, ancient, archaeology, history, discovery )

- 25 days ago -
A rare and important find in Biblical history.
Scientists Create Crystal That Would Allow You to Breathe Underwater
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, NewTechnology, tech, technology, Gizmos )

- 120 days ago -
This will allow humans to live under the waves.
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