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Insect Walking Dead: How a Fungus Turns Beetles into Killer Zombies

A fungus worthy of its own horror film is on the loose, taking over the bodies of goldenrod soldier beetles and turning them into contagious zombies …

Archaeologists making exciting discoveries in Laconia | Kathimerini

Ongoing excavations at a site in the southern Peloponnese are offering rare insight into the ancient past of Laconia, about which very little …

Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Greek Palace Near Sparta

The ruins of an ancient palace with important archaic inscriptions dating back to the Mycenaean Age are found in Greece.

Archaeologists unearth remains of Scythian warrior in golden cloak and his horse

The remains of an ancient Scythian warrior have been found buried in a cloak covered with gold. Archaeologists believe he ruled an area on what is …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

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Bronze Age Greek city found underwater

An important archaeological discovery was announced in Greece that was found underwater in Kiladha Bay on the Peloponnese Peninsula south of Athens. …

Archaeology

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket breaks up shortly after launch (updated)

Today is not a good day for private spaceflight. SpaceX and NASA have confirmed that a Falcon 9 rocket broke up shortly after launching on a resupply mission for the International Space Station. It's not clear what caused the failure at this stage, but the vehicle started smoking right before it …

Space Travel

Athenian Wealth: Millions of Silver Coins Stored in Parthenon Attic

Millions of silver coins may have been stored in the attic of the Parthenon,one of the most famous structures from the ancient world, a research team …

Methane found in Martian meteorites on Earth

A group of scientists have cracked open six meteorites and found an element that might help them in the search for life on Mars.<p>Researchers found the …

Meteorites

Futhark: Mysterious Ancient Runic Alphabet of Northern Europe

The word <i>rune</i> comes from the Norse <i>rún</i> which means <i>mystery</i> or <i>secret</i> . Little is known about the origins of the Runic alphabet and no one knows exactly …

Scientists Discover 400,000-Year-Old Tartar on Cavemen Teeth

Even cavemen had to deal with pollution. Researchers found evidence of charcoal in 400,000-year-old tartar, a sign that early Paleolithic people had inhaled smoke while roasting meat indoors.<p>The tartar was found on teeth discovered in the Qesem Cave near Tel Aviv, Israel. Sealed for 200,000 years, …

Ancient Inscriptions Decoded at the Spectacular Temple of the Mayan King Pakal

Hieroglyphic inscriptions on the tomb of an ancient Mayan King have been translated more than 60 years after archaeologists discovered the hidden …

Construction Workers Busting Ruins of Ancient Thracian and Roman City Serdica in Bulgaria’s Capital Sofia, Report Says

Construction workers amidst the ruins of the Ancient Thracian and Roman city of Serdica, in the downtown of the Bulgarian capital Sofia. The ruins …

Archaeology

The Sinking of the Lancastria

Jonathan Fenby asks why the greatest maritime tragedy ever to affect Britain was hushed up at the time and has remained a virtually untold story.<p>When …

Downing Street

The Colossus of Rhodes: Ancient Greek Mega Statue

The Colossus of Rhodes was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the most ambitious and tallest statue of the Hellenistic period. The …

Inscription bearing name from Davidic era found at ancient site

An ancient Canaanite inscription including a name shared with a biblical rival to King David was found by archaeologists on a pot unearthed at a site …

Breathtaking Drone Footage Of Sudan’s Forgotten Nubian Pyramids

I'm in!<p>Amazing drone footage released last month from National Geographic Engineer Alan Turchik shows the world some excellent shots of the Northern …