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10 Mysterious And Enthralling Buildings Older Than Stonehenge

For most people, Stonehenge stands as a symbol for the most ancient of civilizations, the work of humans who had barely emerged from their …

These GIFs Are Bringing Ancient Ruins Back To Their Former Glory

Ancient monuments are like gates to the past, giving us markers of time and allowing us to visualize how former civilizations lived. Charged with …

The World’s Largest Underwater Cave Was Just Discovered And It’s Full Of Mayan Secrets

Loading...<p>After extensive explorations that took place close to the Mexican city of Tulum in the Yucatan Peninsula, the scientists found incredible …

A fetus found in a coffin from the Middle Ages was likely ‘born’ after its mother was buried

A young woman died during the early-middle ages then partially delivered a baby in her tomb, according to researchers.The burial, discovered in a …

Medieval Italian Grave Reveals Coffin Birth

IMOLA, ITALY—According to a report in <i>Live Science</i>, archaeologists have analyzed the 1,300-year-old remains—initially discovered in 2010—of a woman …

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Ice Age Human Footprints in Canada Reveal a Walk on the Beach Taken 13,000 Years Ago

Calvert Island<p>Calvert Island<p>The prehistoric mariners rowed their canoe into a secluded channel and then onto the island's sandy beach, just above the …

A 4,000-YEAR-OLD CLAY TABLET HAS REVEALED THE LOCATION OF 11 LOST ANCIENT CITIES

Archaeologists have identified the location of 11 lost cities thanks to a 4,000-year-old clay tablet, created by ancient merchants from the Assyrian …

Mongolia: Archaeologists Unearth Tomb Of Genghis Khan

<b>Construction workers employed in road building near the Onon River in the Khentii province of Mongolia, have discovered a mass grave containing the</b> …

ARCHAEOLOGISTS DISCOVER REMAINS OF EGYPTIAN ARMY FROM THE BIBLICAL EXODUS IN RED SEA

Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry announced this morning that a team of underwater archaeologists had discovered that remains of a large Egyptian army …

Archaeologists found an astonishing site in the Brazilian jungle that may have housed over a million people — and it could change everything we know about the mysteries of the Amazon

Deep in the Amazon rainforest, archaeologists found something astonishing: 81 never-before-seen earthworks, which may have supported a complex civilization containing a population of up to a million people.<p>That's according to new research published on Tuesday in the journal Nature …

Archaeology

USA: VIKING ARTEFACTS DISCOVERED NEAR GREAT LAKES

<b>Michigan| A group of amateur archaeologists searching for the remains of a native american settlements near the town of Cheboygan, on the coast of</b> …

3,600-Year-Old Tomb Found Next to Canaanite Palace Might Contain Remains of Royal Family

Archaeologists and scientists have searched the site of Megiddo for clues into history for more than 100 years.<p>Located in northern Israel, the …

Excavations in Mizoram necropolis find rock pictures of alien

Ongoing excavations in the ancient necropolis site in Mizoram's Vangchhia has thrown up some startling finds — Petroglyphs showing unidentified …

Rome’s Subway Project Keeps Digging Up Archaeological Marvels

ROME — For archaeologists, the excavation of Rome’s newest subway line has been the gift that keeps on giving.<p>Two years after a second-century military barracks was found during the excavation of the Amba Aradam station, archaeologists last week presented the remains of a richly decorated domus, or …

Archaeology

Fall of Troy: the legend and the facts

The legendary ancient city of Troy is very much in the limelight this year: a big budget co-production between the BBC and Netflix: Troy, Fall of a …

After Thousands of Years, Western Science Is Slowly Catching Up to Indigenous Knowledge

By George Nicholas<p>Our knowledge of what the denizens of the animal kingdom are up to, especially when humans aren't around, has steadily increased …

The story of how Hadrian’s Wall destroyed life for the locals

Of all the places in the vast territories they controlled, the Romans chose a stretch of country in what is now Northumberland and Cumbria to build a …

Tiny stone unearthed in ancient Greek soldier's tomb has incredibly intricate engraving of a battle - and experts have no idea how it was done

A BEAUTIFUL and elaborate carving on a tiny rock found in an ancient Greek warrior's grave has dumbfounded history experts.<p>When the 3,500-year-old …

Archaeology

How Does Smoking Weed Before Bed Affect My Sleep?

The if and how might depend on whether you have insomnia, depression, or anxiety.<p>If you speak to someone who has suffered from insomnia at all as an adult, chances are good that person has either tried using marijuana for sleep or has thought about it.<p>This is reflected in the many variations of …

We took a scientific look at whether weed or alcohol is worse for you — and there appears to be a winner

It's a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be a clear answer.<p>Keep in mind that there are dozens of factors to account for, including how the substances affect your heart, brain, and behavior, and how likely you are to get hooked.<p>Time is important, too — while some effects are …

Marijuana Has Always Been A Part Of Jewish Life From Ancient Israel To The Shtetl

The Jewish rapport with weed is long and varied, implicit yet ingrained.<p>President Richard Nixon, father of the Drug War, was one of the first to …

How Smart Weed Could Make Pot the Go-To Painkiller

Making it easier to calibrate the correct dose of medical marijuana may prompt more physicians to prescribe it as an alternative to painkillers such …

A scientist leading the largest marijuana study in history says it's '5x stronger' than in 1980 — but there's a catch

One in five Americans lives in a state where it's legal to use marijuana without a doctor's prescription. Yet we know surprisingly little about the drug's effects on our health. Rumors abound, while the science is sparse.<p>One of the most common rumors is that marijuana today is stronger than it was …

Cannabis

Medication or Substance-Induced Neurocognitive Disorder

Mild neurocognitive disorder due to substance/medication use and major neurocognitive disorder due to substance/medication use are the diagnostic …

The Brain

Research Shows Bouldering Is a Cure for Anxiety and Depression

New Research from Eva-Maria Stelzer of the University of Arizona, in Tucson, touts bouldering for health benefits that go far beyond promoting …

Are probiotics the new Prozac?

There’s no denying the mind-gut connection, but are probiotics alone enough to treat depression? While mental health is complicated and there’s no …

Army turns to Greek tragedy to help troops open up about PTSD

The Army is experimenting with performances of Greek tragedy to try to get soldiers to open up about the psychological wounds of war.<p>More than 120 serving paratroopers and veterans this week became the first to see if 2,500-year-old plays could help them come to terms with what they had seen on …

I know how alcohol can ruin your mental health. So why is it so rarely discussed?

Despite the links between drinking and mental health problems, therapists are reluctant to discuss it. My wake-up call came at a Daniel Radcliffe shoot<p>It’s amazing to see the British finally begin to talk about our feelings. But even as we mark this year’s Mental Health Awareness week, there’s …

Mental Health

24 Things You Need to Let Go to Be Truly Happy | Inc.com

If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing activity. To make sure you're moving in the direction …

Happiness