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Ancient Romans had no need for dentists, because of one food they didn’t eat

Modern dental hygiene would have been quite unnecessary for ancient Romans living in Pompeii, as research has revealed that they had impressively healthy teeth.<p>Scientists appointed by the Archaeological Superintendence of Pompeii have used CAT scans to examine 30 Pompeii inhabitants who were …

Archaeology

12 destinations where you can stay in a 5-star hotel for less than $200 a night

Our friends at Hotels.com curated a list of major destinations around the world where visitors can stay at a five-star hotel for under $200 per night.<p>The bulk of the cities are in Europe, with a few in Asia.<p>Keep scrolling to see where you can treat yourself without breaking the bank.

Europe

Amateur metal detectorist to be British Museum star after finding priceless relic mistaken for 'coffee pot lid'

An amateur metal detectorist who found priceless 7th century hanging bowl will see his treasure in the British Museum<p>An amateur metal detectorist who dug up a trinket he believed was a coffee pot lid is to have his once-in-a-lifetime find put on display at the <b>British Museum</b><b>,</b> after it turned out to …

Robot tries to unlock Giza pyramid's secrets

It’s a puzzle that has had Egyptologists scratching their heads for decades. What look like air shafts in the Great Pyramid of Giza are blocked from the outside and no definite explanation has been found so far as to their meaning or where they lead to.<p>But a team at Leeds University is hoping to …

Be the first in your family to land on Mars

There’s a good chance I will be the first Pierini to land on Mars. No, I did not win some contest that sends me on a one-way trip to the Red Planet in the name of reality TV.<p>But I did register my name with NASA to have it embedded on a microchip headed to Mars. Now it’s your turn.<p>The process is …

Massive Ancient Greek city discovered submerged in Aegean Sea [Photos]

An ancient Greek city has been discovered sunken beneath the Aegean Sea. The settlement dates back around 4,500 years (2,500 BC) and was the size of …

9 Baked & One-Pot Pasta Recipes We're Not Waiting Until Fall To Make

Is there anything more comforting than a big plate of pasta? Whether it's midsummer or the dead of winter, there are plenty of delicious, …