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Gold diggers: Buried treasure shows Vikings hoarded precious metals

A Danish farm field has yielded a priceless harvest: a buried treasure of Viking gold necklaces, arm rings and other precious objects that could help shed light on the relationships among the Viking elite.<p>Metal-detector enthusiasts and archaeologists have uncovered roughly three pounds of gold from …

Archaeology

New DNA Evidence Strongly Suggests There Were Female Viking Warriors

A study published last week in the <i>American Journal of Physical Anthropology</i> reports that a DNA analysis of bones interred in a grave assumed to …

Viking expert raises doubts over research claiming famous warrior was actually a woman

Doubts have been cast on new research that claimed an ancient Viking warrior buried in Sweden was actually a warrior or a woman.<p>The story sprang up …

Archaeology

Tomb raiders vandalize mysterious Judean Desert ‘skull cave’

“The seven Hasmonean fortresses in the desert are under daily attack by antiquities robbers."<p>><br>• ><p>The scene of the 'Skull Cave' discovery (Credit: Moshe …

The Blackbird of Chernobyl

<b>In light of the wave of flying humanoid sightings in the Chicago metro area, there has been talk that this is a 'harbinger of disaster' or 'portent</b> …

Bronze Age Burial Sites Suggest Women Spread Culture More Than Men

We humans are unusual amongst primates: We're bipedal, we have a virtuosic proficiency for language, we're able to understand the mental states of …

Author reveals how to survive when ‘death planet’ Nibiru flies in to destroy Earth next week

We have good news, and bad news. The bad news is that a massive hidden death planet is going to crash into Earth, starting on Saturday next week.<p>But …

Paranormal

Palestinians once again provoke Israel at UN

Israel is attempting to exert recent diplomatic pressure to prevent the Palestinian Authority from becoming a full member of the UNWTO UN tourism …

Amazon Tribe Members "Killed and Chopped Up" By Gold Miners

After bragging about the killings at a bar, local gold miners have been questioned about the murders.<p>Waorani Indian in Amazonia, Brazil in 1991.<p>At …

Brazil

A 2,000-year-old murder leads to an illicit burial in the heart of the West Bank

It was a secret, illegal burial, planned and carried out by a Jewish Temple Mount activist who decades ago sat in jail for planning to blow up the …

There are striking, lingering doubts about that 'female Viking warrior'

It's a hell of a story: DNA analysis of a 10th century skeleton found at a burial in the Swedish town of Birka — a huge trade hub — revealed that a …

The True Story of Semiramis, Legendary Queen of Babylon

The only woman ever to have ruled the mighty Assyrian Empire, Semiramis titillated writers and painters from the Roman period to the 19th century.<p>Female rulers in ancient Mesopotamia were rare. But those who did rule made their mark on history. In the Neo-Assyrian regime of the ninth century B.C., …

Ancient History

Real face of mummified warrior revealed at British Museum

The real face concealed by a clay mask on the mummified head of a Scythian warrior has been revealed for the first time in almost 2,000 years. The head is on display in an exhibition opening at the British Museum this week along with the scan, made in a St Petersburg hospital, which reveals that he …

Archaeology

Sweden Has Discovered First Remains of Female Viking Warrior

When a team of researchers from Stockholm University conducted DNA analysis on a tall 10th-century skeleton, the results surprised everyone: what was …

Archaeology

Billions of Bluetooth devices could get hit by this attack

More than 5 billion devices are vulnerable to a "highly infectious" malware attack. Go ahead, blame the internet of things.<p>More than 5.3 billion devices with Bluetooth signals are at risk of a malware attack newly identified by an internet of things security company.<p>If you're not keeping count, …

Large Human-Shaped Bat Twice Seen Within An Hour

<b>I received two telephone sighting reports from two locations today:</b><br>The first sighting was at approximately 11AM CT today (Sunday September 10, 2017). …

The death of a Philippine teen was supposed to be a turning point for Duterte. But kids keep getting killed.

BEIJING — In the first year of Rodrigo Duterte’s presidency, there were moments, brief moments, when it felt like the killing might stop.<p>A Korean businessman murdered inside police headquarters. Anti-drug cops caught holding people in a secret cell. Then, last month, Kian delos Santos, a …

Villagers dig up relatives’ corpses and groom them in hope it will bring good harvest

An Indonesian tribe has held a festival of the walking dead in which they dig up the corpses of their relatives and friends.<p>They then wash, groom and …

Archaeology

This High-Ranking Viking Warrior Was a Woman

More than a thousand years ago, a Viking woman was laid to rest with the full honors of a mighty warrior, including weapons, armor and two horses. …

This adorable Highland calf abandoned by his mum now thinks he's a dog

Baby James has been raised with the owners' pet pooches<p>If you've ever come across a little Highland calf, then you'll know just how endearing these …

Amber in Antiquity

Amber, the fossilised resin of trees, was used throughout the ancient world for jewellery and decorative objects. The main source was the Baltic …

Ancient History

Don’t bother, India. That noise was just someone getting lynched in the neighbourhood

Take a close look at the photograph. I know it is disturbing, but you should be disturbed. It is not a photograph you will see on the front pages of newspapers and on your television screens, not because it is disturbing but because it does not matter very much in modern India if two young Muslim …

Hamas ponies up for fuel from Egypt, seeking to boost power in Gaza

Hamas has recently bought large quantities of diesel fuel from Egypt in an effort to increase the output of the Gaza Strip’s only power station, …

DNA evidence proves "male" Viking warrior actually a woman

The skeleton of a Viking originally believed to be a man is now being classified as high-ranking female warrior after examining DNA samples taken …

Ancient Greek and Roman Clothing

Learn More About Ancient Outfits<p>Ancient Greeks and Romans were similar clothing, usually made at home. One of the principal occupations of women in …

Report: Hezbollah claims it uncovered an Israeli spying device in southern Lebanon

The Shi'ite terror organization made a similar accusation last month, claiming that the "Israeli enemy" is trying to spy on the group and is stashing …