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Turkish & Italian Archaeologists Dig at Karkemish

BOLOGNA, ITALY—Nicolo Marchetti of the University of Bologna is project director of the excavation at Karkemish, a 5,000-year-old city located along …

The Mysterious Ancient Etruscan Underground Pyramids Discovered in Italy

When archaeologists discovered the first ever Etruscan pyramid-like buildings under a city in Italy, they were at a loss to explain the mysterious …

Skeleton found inside Limestone Sarcophagus in Amphipolis Tomb

It is the moment that archaeologists and history buffs around the world have been waiting for; after months of intensive excavations within the 4th …

Transcription of ancient manuscript suggests Jesus married Mary Magdalene and had two children

An ancient manuscript unearthed at the British Library and dating back nearly 1,500 years says that Jesus married Mary Magdalene and had two …

Devetashka - the Bulgarian Cave with 70,000 Years of Human Habitation

Devetashka cave is an enormous cave in Bulgaria, which has provided shelter for groups of humans since the late Paleolithic era, and continuously for …

The Earliest Europeans

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK—DNA from the ulna of a modern human skeleton discovered in 1954 at an archaeological site at Kostenki-Borshchevo, located in …

Ancient DNA shows earliest European genomes weathered the Ice Age

"That there was continuity from the earliest Upper Palaeolithic to the Mesolithic, across a major glaciation, is a great insight into the …

Oldest DNA ever found sheds light on humans' global trek

Scientists said Wednesday they had unravelled the oldest DNA ever retrieved from a Homo sapiens bone, a feat that sheds light on modern humans' …

New theory on Hobbit species has drastic implications for Out-of-Africa theory

A controversial new theory published in the journal Nature suggests that the remains of Homo floresiensis, nicknamed the Hobbit for its small …

Viking Hoard Unearthed in Scotland

DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY, SCOTLAND—Metal detector enthusiast Derek McLennan found a hoard of more than 100 Viking artifacts on land owned by the Church …

Newly dated Asian cave drawings rewrite history of human art

A new study published in the journal Nature has revealed that ancient paintings of hands and animals found within seven limestone caves on the island …

Stone Tool Technology

STORRS, CONNECTICUT—By analyzing nearly 3,000 stone artifacts excavated at the site of Nor Geghi in Armenia, Paleolithic archaeologists have …

New study reveals third group of ancient ancestors of modern Europeans

It has long been thought that modern Europeans descended from both indigenous hunters and Middle Eastern farmers. However, a new study published in …

Stone monument in Israel discovered: It’s massive and older than Stonehenge

Close<p>Ido Wachtel, a Ph.D. archaeology student at the Institute of Archaeology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, recently made an exciting …

History's 10 Greatest Wrecks...

The first scientific archaeological excavation of a shipwreck took place just over 50 years ago. Since then, thousands of wrecks have been …

Hairstyles from Akhenaten’s Ancient Egyptian City

CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND—Archaeologist Jolanda Bos of the Armana Project has analyzed a selection of 100 recently excavated skulls from the Armana …

Spacesuits of the future may resemble a streamlined second skin

For future astronauts, the process of suiting up may go something like this: Instead of climbing into a conventional, bulky, gas-pressurized suit, an …

How to start a TED-Ed Club

TED-Ed Clubs are designed to support students ages 8-18 — all over the world. Anyone over the age of 13 can submit an application to start the …

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The making of Raspberry Pi

Can this plucky microcomputer save the computing industry? Adventures in Tech heads to Raspberry Pi HQ to find out.

How and Where to Learn Ruby

<i>This post originally appeared on Code-love.</i><p>In an online chat session between Yukihiro Matsumoto and Keiju Ishitsuka in early 1993, a discussion ensued about the name of a programming language that Matsumoto was going to write. He wanted to satisfy his desire to have an object-oriented scripting …

BBC Radio 4 - Book of the Week, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, An Animal of No Significance

Adrian Scarborough reads from Yuval Noah Harari's ground-breaking account of humankind's remarkable history from insignificant apes to rulers of the world.<p>100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one.<p>Far-reaching and provocative, Sapiens challenges …

3000-year-old bronze sword discovered in China

An 11-year-old boy was washing his hands in the Laozhoulin River in Gaoyou County, China, when he felt something hard and metallic. He pulled out the …

The Tamam Shud Enigma – Dead Body found in Australia with Ancient Persian Connection

On December 1, 1948, authorities were called to Somerton beach in Adelaide, South Australia. A dead body had been found. Little did police realize …

Hoard of Roman Jewelry Unearthed in Colchester

COLCHESTER, ENGLAND—A collection of Roman jewelry, including three gold armlets, a silver chain necklace, two silver bracelets, a silver armlet, four …

Archaeologists find submerged Stone Age settlement and 6,500 year-old boat in Denmark

An energy company replacing sea cables in the Smalandsfarvandet Sea in Demark, made a spectacular discovery when they found what now appears to be …

One of world's earliest Christian charms found

(Phys.org) —A 1,500 year-old papyrus fragment found in The University of Manchester's John Rylands Library has been identified as one the world's …

The Mysterious Plain of Megalithic Jars

The Plain of Jars in the Xieng Khouang plain of Laos is one of the most enigmatic sights on Earth. The unusual site of thousands of megalithic stone …

Ancient ivory tablets reveal high status of Illyrian women

Five 1800-year-old ivory tablets found in the Albanian city of Durres have just been deciphered shedding new light on the role that women played in …