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A Crusader-Era High Altar Resurfaces in Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulcher

For decades it was known only as the “graffiti stone.” Leaning against a wall in a shadowy corner of Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulcher, the big blank rock …

Archaeology

'We have located the site of the 1066 Battle of Fulford'

AN ARCHAEOLOGIST claims a lengthy investigation has - ‘beyond any sensible doubt’ - located the site of the 1066 Battle of Fulford.<p>Chas Jones says …

Archaeology

10 Bizarre Theories About The Pyramids That DON'T Involve Aliens

The ancient Egyptians built the pyramids to inspire awe, but could they have known that they would also inspire idiocy? For millennia, individuals …

Ancient History

The Lost Tomb of Genghis Khan

This is the location of the Lost Tomb of Genghis Khan, located in the Southern Gobi Desert.<p>The location of this secret tomb is detailed in “The …

Genghis Khan

9,300 YEAR OLD MONOLITH CHANGES SCIENTISTS’ VIEW OVER CURRENT HISTORY

Scientists recently discovered an ancient and massive monolith in the Mediterranean Sea. It is a controversial artifact that suggests the ancients …

Archaeology

First images of creatures from Antarctic depths revealed

Photographs of rare species from unexplored area of Antarctic seabed highlight need to protect life in one of the most remote places on the planet<p>(Click images for full caption information)<p>The images below are the first of creatures found in a previously unexplored region of the Antarctic seabed …

Antarctica

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 …

Archaeology

27 Underrated U.S. Destinations Everyone Should Visit in Their Lifetime

If you’re traveling in the US, cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago are probably on the top of your list of places to see. Outside of big …

National Parks

The 100 best Android apps turn your phone into a jack-of-all-trades

We’ve once again overhauled our picks for the best Android apps, whittling our robust selection down to a paltry 100. Some are new, and others have …

Apps

The 10 Highest-Paid Coaches in the NFL

In the NFL, player salaries become public record. It's easy to find the highest-paid player at any position, especially with sites such as Spotrac and Over the Cap available at our fingertips. What about the brilliant minds who mold these talents into million-dollar assets?<p>What's the annual pay …

NFL

Scientists study 9,000-year-old artifacts gathered from North Sea that point to existence of Doggerland

To the pleasure of any modern-day mudlark, it has turned out that the shorelines of the Thames make for a remarkable archaeological site. In recent …

Archaeology

300 years before the fall of Rome, the empire survived 50 years of chaos

<i>With more than 5.5 million articles, Wikipedia is an invaluable resource, whether you’re throwing a term paper together at the last minute, or you</i> …

Ancient History

Hey Babylon, Nineveh Wants Its Hanging Gardens Back: The Truth of An Ancient Wonder

For thousands of years, the Babylonians have likely been taking credit for one of the greatest feats of the Assyrians, according to scholar Stephanie …

Ancient History

Dead Sea scroll deciphered to reveal ancient calendar

One of the final documents to be decoded from the records of the biblical-era desert sect has been revealed as a chart of their feast days<p>One of the last remaining Dead Sea scrolls has been deciphered by researchers at the University of Haifa, with the ancient fragment revealing that its author …

Archaeology

Ancient Human Genomes Reveal Complicated Split into Europeans and Asians

Isolated human populations could never really stay apart.<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Research on the …

Chinese Academy of Sciences

How English is the Bayeux Tapestry?

Short Title: How English is the Bayeux Tapestry? David Musgrove considers where the Bayeux Tapestry was made and by whom, and asks historians whether …

History

Here's Everything Science Knows So Far About The Origins of Humans

The story evolves every year.<p>The question of where we humans come from is one many people ask, and the answer is getting more complicated as new …

Evolution

Watch the History of the World Unfold on an Animated Map: From 200,000 BCE to Today

"Where are you from?" a character at one point asks Babe, the hapless protagonist of the Firesign Theatre's classic comedy album <i>How Can You Be in Two</i> …

5 legendary lost cities that have never been found

From Atlantis to El Dorado, these ancient civilizations remain as mysterious as the cryptic legends surrounding them.<p>Of all the enduring mysteries …

Scrubbing Your Social Media Clean: How Your Digital Self Might Be Stopping You From Getting Hired

It's amazing what potential employers can find.Check out Scrubbing Your Social Media Clean: How Your Digital Self Might Be Stopping You From Getting …

Social Media

Best of Enemies: Europeans in the Ottoman Elite

In 1598 a number of Ottoman ships approached Sicily. The sight of the vessels must have caused alarm since raids on the Italian coast were …

World History

Buy Ripple, Tron, NEO or XLM and you could get as rich as the early Bitcoin traders

If you were lucky enough to Bitcoin a few years ago, you’re probably feeling pretty smug about yourself.<p>But what if you’re skint and hoping to copy …

The death of the seat-back screen: is this the end of in-flight entertainment as we know it?

Will the days of keeping yourself (and your fidgety children) occupied with a free movie marathon on a long flight soon be over?<p>Airlines are continually looking at new ways to reduce costs, and to trim their fuel bill by cutting weight and bulk. Travellers are losing legroom, seats are getting …

Discovery of Unknown Ancient Population Changes Our Understanding of How North America Was Settled

She died 11,500 years ago at the tender age of six weeks in what is now the interior of Alaska. Dubbed “Sunrise Girl-child” by the local indigenous …

The Top Ten Most Important Ancient Documents Lost to History

From Rome’s holiest texts to a Chinese manuscript that wouldn’t have fit inside a shipping container, here’s our top ten list of the most important …

Ancient History

Rudolf’s Sad Descent and the Habsburg Fall

At approximately ten past six on the snowy morning of January 30, 1889, Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria-Hungary emerged from his bedroom in the remote …

European Travel

Forget Bitcoin: Here Are 12 Cryptocurrencies You Should Be Following

The search for "the next bitcoin" has begun.<p>With 2017 now in the books, we can officially look back and dub it the "year of the cryptocurrency." …

Ancient 2,700-year-old artifact uncovered in Jerusalem may confirm Bible's claims about city's governance

A coin-shaped artifact dating back 2,700 years has been uncovered in Jerusalem which may support Biblical accounts of how the city was governed in …

Which were the most Instagrammed cities in the world in 2017?

The US and Russia account for nearly half of the most geotagged cities this year, with the entirety of Asia and South America represented by just two cities<p>As Instagram inches closer to the 1 billion users milestone, its favourite cities are starting to crystallise.<p>The platform’s list of the most …

This Is Your Guide to Buying Ripple

Let us preface this by saying that this is not an endorsement for any cryptocurrency, Ripple or otherwise. The markets for these largely untested, …