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Teotihuacan: An ancient Mexican city's remarkable art comes to life at LACMA

I would not have enjoyed living in Teotihuacan, given all the human and animal sacrifice believed necessary to keeping the cosmic wheels of nature and civilization oiled and turning in that ancient Mesoamerican metropolis, just outside modern Mexico City.<p>More than a dozen years ago, few …

A Lost City Of The Mayan Snake Kings Has Been Discovered

It includes 60,000 structures spread over an area twice the size of medieval England, and it may re-write what we know about Mayan culture.<p>A team of archeologists has discovered more than 60,000 hidden stone structures, including palaces, temples, and fortified walls, in the Guatemalan jungle.<p>It’s …

Observatory Spots Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster Zooming Through Space (Video)

Fly, Starman, fly! The Tesla Roadster and its mannequin driver, that launched into space aboard SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday (Feb. …

Petra Lost and Found

In the early 1800s, a Swiss explorer tricked his way into Petra, the ancient oasis whose location had been a closely guarded secret for centuries.<p>Deep within Jordan’s desolate desert canyons and rugged mountains lies an ancient treasure, the stone city of Petra. A UNESCO World Heritage Site and one …

Leonardo Da Vinci's mysterious 'invisible' drawings on display for first time

To the untrained eye, they look like little more than blank, if rather old, sheets of paper.<p>In fact, Leonardo Da Vinci’s empty pages hold a secret few could imagine: more than a dozen studies of hands drawn in a metal substance turned to invisible ink over time.<p>The two pieces of paper, now known to …

Astronomers Detect a Swarm of Tiny Objects Orbiting an Alien Sun

There are tiny comets orbiting foreign suns. And human beings can detect them.<p>Six times, about 800 years ago, dark things passed between the …

Roman Roads

The long straight roads built by the Romans wherever they conquered have, in many cases, become just as famous names in history as their greatest …

Ancient History

To Our Readers

<b>How we will continue to inform and inspire you in 2018</b><p>The world in 2018 will be full of dramatic change, improbable victories, and game-changing breakthroughs. Elections will be won and lost. Olympians will be hailed. Cryptocurrencies will rise and fall. And technology will continue to inexorably …

Bitcoin May Evolve Into What Everyone Fears, Mathematicians Say

Prices of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin may never stabilize, and digital tokens risk simply ending up being a bubble.<p>Using mathematical modeling …

This Mass Grave May Belong to 'Great Viking Army'

Bones are yielding new clues about the massive, mysterious Viking forces that invaded England.<p>For years, archaeologists were stumped. What happened to the Great Viking Army, a massive force that seized great swaths of England in the 9th century but left barely a trace?<p>Archaeologists now report that …

Archaeology

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

Nearly a thousand years ago, Inca masons fit this 12-angled stone into a wall using no mortar.

Scientists Discover Clean Water Ice Just Below Mars' Surface

Locked away beneath the surface of Mars are vast quantities of water ice. But the properties of that ice—how pure it is, how deep it goes, what shape …

European Space Agency

Recycled SpaceX Dragon Capsule Makes 2nd Delivery to Space Station

A used SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station for the second time Sunday (Dec. 17), delivering more than 2 tons of NASA …

The 2017 Geminid Meteor Shower: Amazing Photos by Stargazers

Over the Desert<p>The Geminid meteor shower of 2017 peaked overnight on Dec. 13 and 14 and thrilled stargazers able to see it with dazzling meteors. …

Puerto Rico

Moon Rocket Thrust! NASA Tests Powerful Engine with 3D-Printed Part

A NASA engine designed for what will be the world's most powerful rocket underwent one last test fire for 2017 on Wednesday (Dec. 13) to help the …

Space Exploration

California's Still-Growing Thomas Fire Spews Brown Smoke in NASA Image

A NASA satellite captured an image showing a thick curtain of brown smoke billowing from the Thomas Fire in Southern California yesterday (Dec. …

Santa Barbara

Blue Haired Harajuku Girl in Green Vintage Street Style, Furbies & Balmain

Marincyorin is an 18-year-old student who easily caught our eye on the street in Harajuku at night with her blue hair and all green vintage …

Pink Harajuku Street Styles w/ Matching Shirts, Doll Parts & Nike Air Max Sneakers

While walking along the street in Harajuku, we came across this duo sporting couple fashion. They are Shin-Ping and Zhao Zi, both 20-year-old …

Harajuku Girl In Colorful Kawaii Japanese Street Style w/ 6%DOKIDOKI, WC, Claire’s & Yosuke

While walking along the streets of Harajuku, our eye was caught by the colorful kawaii street style ensemble of 21-year-old art student Chami.Chami’s …

Ashgabat

<b>Ashgabat <br>Aşgabat, Ашхабад <br>Ashkhabad <br>Poltoratsk (1919-1927)</b><p>Ashgabat<p>Coordinates: 37°56′N 58°22′E<p>Country<p>Province<p>Ahal Province<p>founded<p>1881<p><b>Government</b><p>Azat …

World History Timeline

Background Information<p>Major World Regions<p>The inhabited world can be divided into twelve <b>major regions</b>.<p>The regions of North Africa, Southwest Asia, and …

Map of the Middle East With Facts, Statistics and History

About The Middle East<p>Note: The Middle East is a loosely defined geographic region; the countries listed are generally considered part of the Middle …

Middle East

Ancient Space Rocks Could Be Key to The Mystery of Insanely Huge Volcanoes on Mars

The biggest volcanoes in our Solar System.<p>Mars famously has the largest volcanoes known to science. The largest is Olympus Mons, which towers 22 …

Hatshepsut: She Became a Female Pharaoh of Egypt

How Did She Become a Pharaoh in Ancient Egypt?<p>Hatshepsut was a pharaoh (ruler) of Egypt, one of very few women to hold that title. A major temple in …

Ancient History

Ancient Egypt

The Cult of the Sun God and Akhenaten's Monotheism<p>Egypt During the New Kingdom, the cult of the sun god Ra became increasingly important until it …

Not Aliens: Weird Radio Signal from Star Likely Has Duller Explanation

A strange radio signal that seemed to emanate from a small nearby star probably came from Earth-orbiting satellites, astronomers say.<p>Late last week, …