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Iceland tremors raise fears of new volcanic ash cloud

Thousands of small intense earthquakes are rocking Iceland amid concerns that one of the country's volcanoes may be close to erupting<p><b>Iceland's</b> Met Office raised its risk level to the aviation industry for an <b>eruption at its Bardarbunga volcano to orange</b> yesterday, which is the fourth level on a …

Toothless 'dragon' pterosaurs once ruled skies worldwide, study says

Ancient winged reptiles called pterosaurs were so successful that they ruled Earth's skies for tens of millions of years, according to a study published in the journal ZooKeys.<p>The fearsome fliers, part of a family of pterosaurs named Azhdarchidae, get their name from <i>azdarha</i>, the Persian word for …

Paleontology

Tablet about payment of donkey debt discovered in Kültepe believed to be oldest trade document

KAYSERİ - Doğan News Agency<p>The text about the sale of a donkey was found in a grave in Kültepe. DHA Photo<p>Archaeologists working on the …

Skeletons found in El Salvador shed light on pre-Hispanic life

7/05/2014 09:00:00 PM<p>Japanese and Salvadoran archaeologists said on Friday they have found three human skeletons in El Salvador from more than 1,600 …

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 …

AOL

Listen to the Oldest Song in the World: A Sumerian Hymn Written 3,400 Years Ago

In the early 1950s, archaeologists unearthed several clay tablets from the 14th century B.C.E.. Found, WFMU tells us, “in the ancient Syrian city of …

Ancient History

The Origins of Human Beings According to Ancient Sumerian Texts (+Videos)

Sumer, or the ‘land of civilized kings’, flourished in Mesopotamia, now modern-day Iraq, around 4500 BC. Sumerians created an advanced civilization …

Ancient History

Strange Ritualistic Burials Discovery in 5,200-Year-Old Burnt City of Iran

An archaeological team assigned to reconstruct the 5,200-year-old Burnt City, a recently listed World Heritage Site in Iran, have unearthed a series …

Ancient 'astronomy lab' discovered in northern Peru

7/23/2014 06:00:00 PM<p>The archaeological complex of Licurnique, located four hours from Olmos district in Peru’s northern region of Lambayeque, …

Stonehenge of Anatolia in need of attention

VAN - Anadolu Agency<p>The stones, which were placed with great attention just like the ones at Britain’s Stonehenge, were also used in astronomy during …

Experts get down to ‘puzzling’ task at Ephesus' Yamaç Houses

İZMİR – Anadolu Agency<p>They might not be applying for a Guinness Record, but archaeologists in İzmir have got down to work on one of the world’s …