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Ancient Mycenaean Palace Unearthed In Greece Near Sparta

An ancient palace believed to date back to the Mycenaean civilization has been unearthed in southern Greece.<p>The 10-room Aghios Vassileios complex is …

Archaeology
Archaeology

Atheism thrived in ancient world: Humans not 'wired' for religion

Atheism is not a modern phenomenon and thrived in societies including ancient Greece and pre-Christian Rome, a University of Cambridge Professor has …

Archaeologists To Study Shackled Skeletons From Ancient Greece To Understand Rise Of Athens

Not even four miles south of Athens lies Phaleron — a site unknown to most tourists. A port of Athens in classical times, Phaleron also boasts one of the largest cemeteries ever excavated in Greece, containing more than 1,500 skeletons. Dating to the 8th-5th centuries BC, Phaleron is significant …

Archaeology

Archaeologists have discovered ancient mass graves in Greece

Regional archaeological services director Stella Chryssoulaki laid out the theory Thursday as she unveiled the findings at the Central Archaeological Council, the custodians of Greece's ancient heritage.<p>Given "the high importance of these discoveries", the council is launching further …

Archaeology

Antikythera Mechanism: Ancient Celestial Calculator

The Antikythera Mechanism has been called an “ancient calculator,” but there is so much more to it than meets the eye. The shoebox-size device has a …

Deep rising

SOME time, probably in the eighth century AD, earthquakes, floods and subsidence caused the Egyptian coast at Alexandria and towards the Nile delta …

The Getty's 'Cave Temples of Dunhuang': How ancient desert outpost became remarkable global crossroads

If you think globalism is a modern phenomenon, head to the Getty Center and prepare for a mind-bending experience. Among other wonders in the landmark exhibition "Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China's Silk Road" is pervasive evidence of international, cross-cultural networking in …

How Archival Fiction Upends Our View of History

Realist historical fictions, with the rustling demands of their costumes and their period-appropriate speech, often depend on painstakingly described physical veracity, sensory believability, to steep a reader in the past. While not necessarily factual, such works say: This really occurred, and now …

44 Simple, Healthy Fish Recipes for Crazy-Busy Weeknights

Nothing fancy, showy, or meaty here. Just our best simple fish recipes—perfect for weeknights.<p>Nothing fancy, showy, or meaty here. Just our best simple fish recipes—perfect for weeknights.

Seafood

Scientists Just Discovered the Fossil of a Feathery, Winged Dinosaur Known as the "Dragon"

The 125-million-year-old fossil of what scientists call the largest winged dinosaur ever found was recently uncovered in northeastern China. The new species, dubbed <i>Zhenyuanlong suni</i> (“Zhenyuan's dragon”) after the person who procured the fossil for study, was a 2-meter-long <i>dromaeosaur</i>–a feathery, …

Paleontology

You Should Make Your Own Jam This Morning. No, Really

If you have time to brew a cup of coffee, you have time to make your own skillet jam in the morning. It's worth it!<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the</i> …

Breakfast

We Found an Incredible Coffee Cake Recipe in the Back of our Closet

We discovered the best coffee cake. Turns out, we didn't even know that we were already in the possession of greatness.<p>We take a lot of time and care to bring you BA's Best. We want these to be the recipes you come back to again and again. We comb through our database, see what we've already …

Dessert

Ancient Egyptian Depilation – Remove Hair Naturally With This Simple Depilation with Sugar Paste

The sugar paste is a tool for depilation, which is composed of sugar, lemon and water. You can make this mixture at home by yourself.<p>You do not have …

Live Science

Roman Child's Shoe<p>Tiny shoes found at Vindolanda, a Roman fort in northern Britain, reveal that families were a part of Roman military life between …

Mommy Wars Through The Ages

Moms have been battling each other since the dawn of time.

Play with Ancient Artifacts (and Avoid Arrest) With the Google Art Project’s 3-D Scans

While galleries and museums around the world scramble to document and digitize their collections, employing divergent tactics of retaining or …

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5000-year-old skeletons of Harappan Civilization excavated in India

Skeletons from one of the world’s oldest civilizations—the Indus Valley or Harappan Civilization—have been unearthed in India. Scientists hope to be …

Ancient Bronze Artifacts in Alaska Reveals Trade with Asia Before Columbus Arrival

Livescience.com 16 April 2015 by Owen Jarus<br>Bronze artifacts discovered in a 1,000-year-old house in Alaska suggest trade was occurring between East …

Ancient mummy found in cardboard box by cleaners in Peru

4/17/2015 07:00:00 PM<p>Workers cleaning in Peru discovered a mysterious mummy inside a cardboard box outside an archaeological site.<p>The mummy was found …

Farmer in Australia finds 'perfect' fossil of ancient sea predator

Scientists believe five-foot jawbone fossil found in Australia is more than 100 million years old and belonged to a baby Kronosaurus Queenslandicus<p>A cattle farmer in <b>Australia</b> has discovered a five-foot prehistoric fossil that is believed to be one of the most complete sets of remains of the …

Dinosaurs

Thirteen-angle stone discovered in ancient Inca wall reveals incredible skill of masons

Archaeologists in Peru have unearthed an ancient Inca wall during excavations at the Incahuasi archaeological site in the Huancavelica Region of …

Hangover Remedy Discovered in Ancient Greek Texts

Hiding a hangover in ancient Egypt would've taken some work. Rather than popping an ibuprofen for a pounding drunken headache, people in Egypt may have worn a leafy necklace.<p>That's according to a newly translated and published papyrus written in Greek with the recipe for a "drunken headache" cure. …

Ancient History

271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book | Colossal

<p>In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit …

The Best Illustrations from 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland

On July 4, 1862, English mathematician and logician Charles Dodgson boarded a small boat with a few friends. Among them was a little girl named Alice Liddell. To entertain her and her sisters as they floated down the river between Oxford and Godstow, Dodgson fancied a whimsical story, which he’d …

Vincent Van Gogh portrait by artist's friend discovered in scrapbook

Rare sketch of Vincent Van Gogh found hidden inside 130-year-old scrapbook in German museum<p>A previously unknown sketch of <b>Vincent Van Gogh</b> produced just a year before he cut off his ear has been found hidden inside a 130-year-old scrapbook.<p>The pen-and-ink drawing shows the artist sitting alongside …

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