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How Archaeologists Crammed 1500 Years of Roman History Into One Map

Rome wasn’t built in a day, so it stands to reason that a modern map of the ancient city might take a considerable amount of time as well—almost a …

Ancient History

Archeologists in Egypt discover massive statue of pharaoh Ramses II in Cairo slum

A German-Egyptian archaeological team has unearthed an 8-meter colossus depicting one of ancient Egypt's most powerful pharaohs. The statue was found …

Newt Gingrich: Donald Trump's 'revolutionary' appeal to black, LGBTQ voters

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Newt Gingrich on Friday praised Donald Trump's convention speech, saying it connected with people who would not normally vote Republican and could lead to a "a revolutionary moment" for his party.<p>"I thought it was a very comprehensive speech. I thought it was very deliberately …

Donald Trump

Now the Beatles Are Angry With Donald Trump For Using Their Music

As Ivanka Trump took the stage Thursday night at the Republican National Convention, “Here Comes The Sun” by the Beatles played throughout the …

Ancient bottom wipers yield evidence of diseases carried along the Silk Road

‘Personal hygiene sticks’ excavated from a 2,000-year-old latrine pit have preserved evidence of the transmission route for infectious diseases<p>Travellers on the Silk Road, the most famous trade route of the ancient world, were bringing more than the precious fabric with them out of China. Some …