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UNDERGROUND CITY IN THE GRAND CANYON WAS DOCUMENTED IN 1909

The latest news of the progress of the explorations of what is now regarded by scientists as not only the oldest archaeological discovery in the …

A Solar Storm Is Expected to Hit Earth on Thursday, Bringing the Northern Lights With It (Video)

The sun has been one active star over these last few months. And this week is no different as NASA captured a photo of a brand new solar flare on …

Gigantic ‘Friday the 13th Asteroid’ is headed towards Earth, Nasa warns

It’s the scariest day of the year and a time when humanity is braced for bad luck.<p>Now Nasa has made Friday the 13th seem a little bit scarier.<p>It has …

Yankees-Red Sox brawl: Twitter has a blast with Stanton and Judge towering over everyone

Stanton and Judge did their best to keep the peace<p>Wednesday night, a baseball game broke out during fight night between the Boston Red Sox and New …

Boston Red Sox

Jawbone fossil found in Somerset belongs to giant sea monster

The reptile is from the ichthyosaur family, and is estimated to have been up to 26 metres (85 feet) long - almost the size of a blue whale.<p>The …

9 Archaeology Finds That Confirm The New Testament

Hundreds of archaeological findings are confirming the biblical record. Peter S Williams looks at some of the most interesting discoveries<p>Imagine the …

Here's what Apple's rumoured 'curved iPhones' might look like

<b>Alongside the news that Apple is reportedly working on touch-free iPhone controls, a recent Bloomberg report also indicated that the company is</b> …

Mobile Technology

Ajaz Karim is accused of sexually abusing teenage girls at Christ’s Hospital school in Horsham, West Sussex<p>A sports teacher at a private school massaged a pupil’s “virtually naked body” while she was lying face down on the floor of his locked study, a court has heard.<p>Ajaz Karim then turned the …

Crime

America's largest mass pirate burial ground uncovered after 300 years

America's largest pirate mass burial site has been discovered after 300 years, with more than 100 sets of remains offering clues to the crew's exploits.<p>Archaeologists believe the site is the last resting place of Captain "Black Sam" Bellamy's crew, who drowned when the Whydah Gally, their ship, was …

Archaeology

Andras Forgach: 'My mother was a Cold War spy'

I was once, aged 22, invited for a series of interviews by the British secret service. The interviews, designed to assess my suitability for espionage, took place in a blacked-out room in central London. I was intrigued by the process, somewhat flattered by the approach, but then at the end of the …

Literature

Secrets of the Freemasons finally revealed after TV crew gets rare access to mysterious Grand Lodge

Conspiracy theories go hand in hand with the Freemasons.<p>From the funny handshake to the rolled up trouser leg, the secretive nature of the …

Freemasonry

Why Jewish History Is So Hard to Write

New books by Simon Schama and Martin Goodman present very different approaches to their subject.<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>“Can there be a history of a slave?” When Isaak Markus Jost asked this question, in the introduction to …

Israel

Legendary lost Civil War gold may have been found in Pennsylvania

It's the stuff of legend: A wagon from the Union Army supposedly lost a huge cache of gold bars while en route from Wheeling, West Virginia, to the US Mint in Philadelphia in 1863.<p>More than 150 years later, the FBI is overseeing a dig in a Pennsylvania state forest where the famous loot might be …

Why we still haven’t figured out what Stonehenge was for

What do we actually know about ancient astronomy?<p>Ever since humans could look up to see the sky, we have been amazed by its beauty and untold mysteries. Naturally then, astronomy is often described as the oldest of the sciences, inspiring people for thousands of years. Celestial phenomena are …

Here's who has the most screen time in Avengers: Infinity War

<i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> certainly isn't short for superheroes and while we think we know the teams, we don't know who – if anyone – the movie will …

Enslaved Black People: The Part of the Trail of Tears Narrative No One Told You About

Contrary to the popular historical narrative, the Union’s effort to rein in the Confederacy and end the secessionist military rebellion now known as …

What Stephen Hawking taught us about black holes

By living an extraordinarily rich, productive life despite his profound disability, Stephen Hawking inspired millions around the world. But Hawking, who died on Wednesday at the age of 76, made his greatest contributions as a theoretical physicist.<p>Over the years, his books, papers, and lectures …

Physics

So, uh…hey: Where the hell is Hawkeye?

A couple of days ago, we posted an article poking some good-natured fun at ol’Hawkeye, the scrunch-faced, arrow-flicking, least-interesting Avenger, …

Agency refuses to say why it is interested in the site in Pennsylvania where legend says millions in bullion was lost<p>A 155-year-old legend about federal gold buried in a forest during the American civil war appears to have caught the attention of the FBI.<p>Dozens of FBI agents, along with …

War

Vince Carter: ‘Playing in the tournament is like no other’

March Madness still resonates with the North Carolina alum<p><i>Twenty years ago, the NBA welcomed a high-flying young man who created a phenomenon known</i> …

Basketball

NASA mission discovers Jupiter's inner secrets

<b>(CNN) —</b> NASA spacecraft Juno has collected new data on its mission to Jupiter revealing some of the swirling inner mysteries of the giant gas-planet.<p>The surface of Jupiter, the fifth planet from the sun and the largest in the solar system, consists of alternating bright and dark bands of gas and …

Pride of Queen Anne’s navy took Henry VIII’s Regent down with it in explosion off the coast of Brest<p>French researchers will the search for the Cordeliere, a huge warship that was sunk during an intense 16th-century battle with the biggest vessel in the English fleet, which also went down.<p>The …

History

The odd history of horses

We’re so used to seeing horses, we often forget just what a bunch of weirdos they are. Let’s start with their feet: can you name another animal with only one hoof? If you said cow, sheep or goat, then you need to take a closer look next time you’re on the farm, because they all have two hooves per …

Anthropology

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Chocolate hummus is easy to make (and enjoy) at home.<p>Our chocolate hummus recipe will satisfy any chocolate craving, and it's rich in protein (a …

Tennessee woman's lawsuit claims trooper groped her, pulled her over twice in hours

A Tennessee woman alleged in a lawsuit that a state highway patrol officer in August searched her without cause, groped her and waited three hours near her home to stop her again, KnoxNews.com reported.<p>The Tennessee Highway Patrol issued a statement that supports the trooper, but a state prosecutor …

25 cool family vacation spots across the USA

Yellowstone National Park: It's hard not to be impressed by all of the incredible natural wonders the world's first national park has to offer. Because an active volcano lies beneath Yellowstone National Park, the site has more than 10,000 hydrothermal features such as mudpots, hot springs and …

National Parks

North Korea Signals Willingness to ‘Denuclearize,’ South Says

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, has told South Korean envoys he is willing to negotiate with the United States on abandoning his country’s nuclear weapons, officials from the South said Tuesday. Mr. Kim also said he would suspend all nuclear and missile tests while such …

North Korea

Japan's Shinmoedake Volcano Erupts Violently, Grounding Dozens of Flights

(TOKYO) — A volcano in southern Japan that appeared in a James Bond film had its biggest eruption in years Tuesday, shooting smoke and ash thousands …

Devastating floods overwhelm central U.S.

John Skinner uses a broom to push out muddy water from his home in Utica, Ind. on March 1, 2018. MATT STONE, Louisville Courier Journal via USA TODAY NETWORK<p>Teresa Nirmayer, left, and Sam Hall, right, volunteer to help clean up after flooding at Waterfront Park in Louisville, Ky. MICHAEL CLEVENGER, …

Floods

Chadwick Boseman says T’Challa is the enemy in Black Panther

His comments highlight the conflicted feelings of Black Panther audience members from the African diaspora<p><i>Major spoilers ahead for</i> <b>Black Panther</b><i>.</i><p>Cultural critics have had a lot to say about how <i>Black Panther</i>’s Erik Killmonger is a sympathetic villain, and how black viewers can identify with his point …