Andrew Tibbetts

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The Orkney Islands in the Viking Age

<b>The Orkney Islands in the Viking Age</b><p>By Moira Speirs<p><i>Oglethorpe Journal of Undergraduate Research</i>, Vol.4:1 (2014)<p>Introduction: At the height of the …

These 26 Pictures Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

The Quartz Crystal – From A Shamanic Point of View<p>Published<p>5 hours ago<p>on<p>July 31, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>Quartz crystals, among others, have been used …

The Cliff-hanging Castle at the Mouth of a Hidden Cave Network

<i>R</i>iddled with secret passageways and narrow shafts into the mountainous cave network of south Slovenia, Predjama Castle is what legends are made of. …

D-Day: the successes and failures in focus

Antony Beevor talks to Rob Attar about the successes and failures of one of the greatest ever military operations.<p><i>This article was first published in</i> …

Mysterious Stone Structure Discovered Beneath Sea of Galilee

A giant "monumental" stone structure discovered beneath the waters of the Sea of Galilee in Israel has archaeologists puzzled as to its purpose and …

Far Out: Ancient Egyptian Jewelry Came from Outer Space

Ancient Egyptian beads found in a 5,000-year-old tomb were made from iron meteorites that fell to Earth from space, according to a new study. The …

The Museum That Resurrected a Slave Ship

The Smithsonian’s African American History Museum, with the help of a worldwide network of scholars, will display pieces of the formerly sunken São José.<p>In late December of 1794, the São José, a Portuguese ship whose cargo was 400 humans captured from the interior of Mozambique, found itself caught …

Black History

What Wiped Out Three Quarters of Ancient Greece?

One of the great early civilizations collapsed in a mere fifty years, with 75% of the population disappearing a century later. What the hell happened …

Latest experiment at Large Hadron Collider reports first results

After a two-year hiatus, the Large Hadron Collider, the largest and most powerful particle accelerator in the world, began its second run of …

In 1704, Isaac Newton Predicts the World Will End in 2060

We have become quite used to pronouncements of doom, from scientists predicting the sixth mass extinction due to the measurable effects of climate …

Was it treasured Walrus Ivory that drove Vikings to sail thousands of kilometers to Greenland?

One of the puzzling mysteries of the Viking settlement during the Nordic Middle Ages may be solved by archaeologists armed with a pioneering …

Why We Should Land on Mars' Moon Before We Land on Mars

Rather than an expensive Apollo 8-style flyby or an audacious out-the-gates landing, NASA is mulling landing on the rocky, tiny moon first.<p>NASA wants to land a human crew on Mars in the 2030s. But to succeed with such an ambitious, expensive, long-timescale project, the agency needs a roadmap that …

17 Out-of-Place Artifacts Said to Suggest High-Tech Prehistoric Civilizations Existed

According to the conventional view of history, humans have only walked the Earth in our present form for some 200,000 years. Advanced civilizations …

Archaeology

Medieval bones discovered under road close to historic castle captured during rebellion against King John

Human bones thought to the Medieval Period have been discovered buried beneath a road.<p>Electrical engineers working for National Grid uncovered the …

Stephen Hawking has found a way to escape black holes

Professor Stephen Hawking has proposed a new solution for how information might be able to escape a black hole.<p>The problem has confounded physicists …

Mars breakthrough: Amazing picture that shows Red Planet could have once teemed with life

NASACrust-like rocks deep in the crater are evidence of<p>Data and images sent back by the NASA Mars Curiosity Rover - an all terrain space probe …

Holocaust survivors pass on trauma to their children’s genes

Study finds that trauma suffered in lifetime can influence genetic make up of future generations<p>Research has found that the trauma suffered by Holocaust survivors has seen genetic changes being passed on to their children.<p>A team at New York’s Mount Sinai hospital carried out research on 32 Jewish …

Mass Grave Suggests Ancient Village Wiped Out by Massacre

A 7,000-year-old mass grave holding at least 26 adults and children, many of them with smashed skulls and broken legs, is likely evidence of an early …

Archaeology

Gruesome find: 100 bodies stuffed into ancient house

The remains of 97 human bodies have been found stuffed into a small 5,000-year-old house in a prehistoric village in northeast China, researchers report in two separate studies.<p>The bodies of juveniles, young adults and middle-age adults were packed together in the house — smaller than a modern-day …

Why haven’t earthquakes toppled these balancing rocks?

Scientists say they’ve solved the riddle of why a collection of balancing rocks near the San Andreas fault has never been knocked over by earthquakes.<p>…