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Human Sacrifice: A Practice as Old as Time

A discovery of skulls in Mexico City was just the latest in our obsession with Mesoamerican human sacrifice. But Native Americans were far from the …

Ancient History

26 stunning natural wonders everyone should see in their lifetime

There may only be seven official natural wonders of the world, but there are plenty more breathtaking natural sights all over the globe worth …

Rome’s Largest Catacombs with Newly Uncovered Frescoes Will Open to the Public

This month, Rome's largest catacombs will open to the public after an in-depth, years-long restoration project. For the first time in centuries, visitors will be able to descend into the underground cemetery to see a recently rediscovered collection of ancient frescoes.<p>Located in subterranean …

9 Incredible Bike Paths in North America You Won’t Want to Miss

North America is home to some of the amazing cycling paths in the world. With diverse terrain and incredible sights for your travel adventure, you …

Hiking

Yomi

Yomi, or Yomi-tsu-kuni, is the underworld of the Shinto religion, even if it forms no part of Shinto theology and appears only in ancient myths as …

Mummies in ancient Egypt burial site

As many as 32 mummies may be in the chamber in the province of Minya, according to Professor Salah Al-Kholi, of Cairo University.

Archaeology

The eerie historical visions that predict the apocalypse

The Augsburg Book of Miraculous Signs reveals a 16th Century society gripped by anxieties that we can relate to in the 21st Century, writes Rebecca Laurence.<p>Giant locusts swarm around a jagged aquamarine mountain. Great whales and strange beasts flounder amid stormy seas. Inky skies rain hailstones …

Theology

5 Of The Most Famous Tombs, Burial Sites In The World

The restoration and subsequent re-opening last week of the alleged tomb of Jesus Christ in the Church Of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s Old City …

The Guillotine’s Namesake Was Against Capital Punishment

By the time Joseph Guillotin died, aged 75, the invention which now bears his last name had become synonymous with the terror and mass executions of …

French Revolution

Ancient palace complex discovered in Mexican Valley of Oaxaca

(Phys.org)—A pair of archaeologists with the American Museum of Natural History has unearthed a palatial compound in El Palenque's plaza in the …

Archaeology

3,800-year-old Egyptian tomb with mummy discovered along Nile River - Firstpost

<b>London:</b> A 3,800-year-old tomb holding the mummy of powerful governor's family has been discovered along the Nile River in Egypt. Archaeologists from …

Archaeology

Giant ancient palace unearthed in Mexico was the ruler's home and the seat of government

The remains of an ancient palace complex dating back 2,300 years have been unearthed Mexico's Valley of Oaxaca. It is the oldest royal building …

Ancient Assyrian Tomb with 10 Skeletons Discovered in Iraq

Construction workers accidentally discovered a vaulted tomb dating back to the time of the Assyrian Empire in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan. …

Archaeology

The Origin and History of the BCE/CE Dating System

In recent years, a persistent criticism has been leveled against the use of the BCE/CE system (Before the Common or Current Era/Common or Current …

Gripping Photography Links to End Your Boredom

With so much going on in the world of photography these days, it's great that we have <b>Toad Hollow Photography</b> searching all over online looking for …

Photography

Stop taking pictures. Start taking photos.

I’m standing at the Australian coast, looking out onto a breathtaking sunset. I pull out my phone and take a picture:<p>I look down at my phone, …

Brutal Facts About The Roman Legions

The Roman Legions were some of the most fearsome military units in the history of mankind, and for hundreds of years people would wet their tunics …

Ancient History

The Celts: unpicking the mystery

Swathed in myths and legends, the Celts – far from being a singular mass of ‘barbarians’ – were made up of diverse, distinct groups who battled …

Charlemagne: creating the myth

In the later Middle Ages, England found itself entangled in a long and bitter war with France. So why did English writers during the Hundred Years' …

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<b>Lecture 7, Bronze AgeAegean-- Minoan, Mycenaean, Hittite Civilizations and the Collapse of Bronze Age Civilizations in theEastern Mediterranean</b><p><b>1. The</b> …

Neanderthal Dental Records Shows They Were Taking Prehistoric Aspirin

Even cavemen needed pain relief.<p>It's 2am, you've got a throbbing bicuspid, and you can't sleep, so you go into the bathroom to pop an aspirin or …

Pain

Rabbit hole leads to '700-year-old Knights Templar' caves

Footage has emerged of an intriguing network of caves found through a rabbit hole that many believe were built by the Knights Templar order 700 years ago.<p>The sanctuary in Shropshire is located under an unassuming set of what appear to be large rabbit holes in a farmer’s field near the town of …

Hidden caves of the mysterious Knights Templar revealed

The Persian empire: myth vs reality

Thomas Harrison sets the record straight on some of the many misconceptions that have grown around a powerhouse of the ancient world...<p><i>This article</i> …

Ancient History

Photography Links and Tutorials That Will Make You Smile Ear to Ear!

Photographers! I don't know about you, but I really love this time of the week, when indulging in a world of pure photography is an absolute …

Photography

Making the color grade: Getting started with DaVinci Resolve

Ever wondered how movies and TV shows look so polished? Sure, some of it has to do with the type of camera used and how it’s supported and moved, but …

Videography

Late Bronze Age weapons discovery hailed as 'find of a lifetime'

<b>A gold-decorated Late Bronze Age spearhead and other artefacts uncovered during an Angus excavation have been hailed as "the find of a lifetime".</b><p>The weapon was discovered during an archaeological evaluation on land being developed into council football pitches at Balmachie in Carnoustie.<p>The …

Archaeology

'Firefall' at Yosemite Park thrills visitors | CNN Travel

Travel

Philip Pullman unveils epic fantasy trilogy The Book of Dust

Author’s new novel series is set in London and Oxford and overlaps with hugely popular His Dark Materials<p>Philip Pullman has ended years of speculation by announcing that The Book of Dust, an epic fantasy trilogy that will stand alongside his bestselling series, His Dark Materials, will be published …

Books

This fossilized pregnant reptile missed her due date by 240 million years

In a first for its kind, this reptile probably gave birth to live young rather than laying eggs<p>Scientists have unearthed the fossil of a pregnant reptile from the time of the dinosaurs. It’s a wild find, because the embryo found inside the 240-million-year-old fossil was not inside an egg, …

Dinosaurs