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Burial 154 contained an adult male with cranial deformation and dental mutilation along with ceramics displaying Olmec features and artefacts connected to shamanism: http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/09/2014/tlatilco-burial-artefacts-reveal-olmec-connection

More than a billion years of geological time is missing from the Grand Canyon. That might tell us something about one of life's great events. Read the Big Idea at http://ow.ly/AJGSX

Archaeologists rush to save Yup'ik treasures threatened by vanishing shoreline

QUINHAGAK -- On the eroding Bering Sea coast of far Western Alaska, archaeologists from around the world are unearthing remnants of an ancient Yup'ik …

Chinese King's 2,100-Year-Old Treasure-Filled Tomb Discovered

Archaeologists from Nanjing University have discovered the 2,100-year-old tomb of a Chinese Han dynasty king, complete with thousands of artefacts …

Scientists at the Penn Museum in Philadelphia have re-discovered an important find in their own storage rooms, a complete human skeleton about 6,500 years old: http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/08/2014/6500-ur-skeleton-re-discovered-in-museum-collection

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #70

Changing Planet<p>Wow! The 70th edition of the “Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week” demonstrates just how far we have come. This can only be described as an astonishing collection of wild bird photographs. 1750 amazing photographs of birds living free and wild published so far. We are looking …

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #71

Wildlife<p><b>Woodpeckers, nutcrackers, flycatchers, sunbirds, roadrunners and babblers in this 71st Edition!</b> Astonishing what can be achieved with a bit of patience, care and a passion for birds. Wild birds have become the subject of choice for thousands of photographers around the world. They extremely …

Siberian Discovery Suggests Almost All Dinosaurs Were Feathered

Jurassic fossils may mean that feathers were all in the family.<p>Almost all dinosaurs were probably covered in feathers, Siberian fossils of a tufted, two-legged running dinosaur dating from roughly 160 million years ago suggest.<p>Over the past two decades, discoveries in China have produced at least …

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Modern Polar Explorers on the Hunt for Ancient Sea Monsters

Changing Planet<p><i>Planning an archaeological expedition is tricky business. Planning a two-week expedition, without water, electricity, and with satellite phones as your only communication device can be even trickier. Add the world’s largest aquatic predator to that, and you are ready for Svalbard.</i><p><b>By</b> …

Inside Europe’s Mystical Sufi Lodges, Part V: Connecting the Dots

Human Journey<p><i><br>Mehves Lelic is a professional photographer and writer from Istanbul. She is traveling throughout Eastern Europe to shed light on the history and everyday life of the Bektashis, an Islamic religious order that has faced persecution and extreme challenges throughout the turmoil of the</i> …

Sun Turned Black

The sun turns black, earth sinks in the sea. Down from heaven, stars are whirled…<p>Thus sang the Seeress (the Völva) to Odin about the end of the old …

FULL STORY: How 'the world's oldest temple' changed history

Ertuğrul ÖZKÖK / Saffet Emre TONGUÇ<p>When Dr. Schmidt saw the craftsmanship on the circles and stones, he turned to his colleagues and said, “Creating …

Aerial-Cam photo of the week: while working with Manchester University at Dorstone Hill in Herefordshire a quick visit to a favourite monument for some aerial video and photography. Arthur's Stone, a Neolithic burial chamber with amazing views....

'Quantum Cheshire Cat' becomes reality

<b>Scientists have for the first time separated a particle from one of its physical properties - creating a "quantum Cheshire Cat".</b><p>The phenomenon is named after the curious feline in Alice in Wonderland, who vanishes leaving only its grin.<p>Researchers took a beam of neutrons and separated them from …

Archaeologists in Peru investigate village of "shark hunters"

The mysterious town of Gramalote was undergoing meaningful changes, archaeologists say. Recent excavations have allowed [archaeologists]to find a …

In Spain's Basque country, archaeologists studying 25,000-year-old flint tools have been able to reconstruct the extent of prehistoric people's economic territories. http://archaeology.org/news/2324-140721-spain-flint-economy

Dr Donna Yates on Twitter: "Shipwrecks can feature porcelain still packed for transport & trade; Alas archaeologists don't always get there first http://t.co/bhUBjIsXQ5"

4,000-year-old Dartmoor burial find rewrites British bronze age history

Some 4,000 years ago a young woman's cremated bones – charred scraps of her shroud and the wood from her funeral pyre still clinging to them – was carefully wrapped in a fur along with her most valuable possessions, packed into a basket, and carried up to one of the highest and most exposed spots …