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Rare Evidence Found of a 2,000-Year-Old Roman Crucifixion

While it’s debatable whether it’s the cruelest or most painful form of execution, there’s no doubt that crucifixion is by far the most famous way to …

Archaeology

Excavation of Artemis Temple Underway in Central Greece

EVIA, GREECE—A team of researchers led by Karl Reber of the Swiss Archaeological School in Greece and Amalia Karappaschalidou of the Evia Ephorate of …

Archaeology

Tattooing in the Civil War Was a Hedge Against Anonymous Death

Hidden tattoos captured soldiers’ pride and patriotism, but also had a practical use.<p>In 1876, on Oak Street between Oliver and James, a long-lost …

Body Modification

Honestly, We Can't Believe These Stunning Colorful Lakes Are Real

If I'm being totally honest, it doesn't take much to give me the travel bug. Whether it's the promise of getting outside and exploring a gorgeous …

National Parks

An Ancient Greek Ship And An Ancient Roman Ship Have Both Been Discovered Submerged In The Black Sea

The Greek ship that was discovered in the Black Sea would have sailed trade routes 2,500 years ago and archaeologists are working to determine the …

Archaeology

6 things you (probably) didn’t know about Cleopatra

Cleopatra is one of the best-known women in history, famed for her supposed beauty and intellect, and her love affairs with Julius Caesar and Mark …

Ancient History

Three Rivers Petroglyph Site

More than 21,000 images fill this overlooked gem of a prehistoric site.<p>Centuries ago, Mogollon people stood in front of these basalt rocks. Clutching …

Archaeology

A 400-year-old Mesoamerican map of Spanish colonization is now online for all to see

The Codex Quetzalecatzin, a manuscript dating back to the late 1500s, sounds like an artifact from an <i>Indiana Jones</i> movie. Essentially an ancient map of an area including present-day Mexico City and Puebla, it was created during a period when both Spanish colonizers and indigenous people were using …

Mexico City

Archaeologists marvel at Neolithic axe finds in Orkney

<b>A large number of stone axes are among more than 30,000 pieces of pottery, bones and tools found so far at a 5,000-year-old site in Orkney.</b><p>The Ness of Brodgar is one of the largest and most important Neolithic excavations in Northern Europe, according to archaeologists.<p>Two of the polished stone …

Archaeology

Romanian, German archaeologists find 3,400-year-old fortress

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian and German archaeologists have discovered a prehistoric fortress dating back as far as 3,400 years in western Romania.<p>Archaeologist Florin Gogaltan told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the find represented "one of the biggest prehistoric fortresses in Europe …

Archaeology

How to Hack WiFi Password Easily Using New Attack On WPA/WPA2

Looking for how to hack WiFi password OR WiFi hacking software? Well, a security researcher has revealed a new WiFi hacking technique that makes it …

Wi-Fi

Installing Windows apps on Linux is about to get easier with Winepak

Jack Wallen discusses how the installation of Windows apps will soon no longer be a barrier to entry, thanks to Winepak.<p>If you've ever wanted to make …

Linux

Romanian, German archeologists find 3,400-year-old fortress

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian and German archeologists have discovered a prehistoric fortress dating back as far as 3,400 years in western Romania.<p>Archaeologist Florin Golgatan told The Associated Press that the find represented "one of the biggest prehistoric fortresses in Europe in the …

Archaeology

Box found under Confederate statue opened

Curators at the Louisiana State Museum unveiled the contents of a copper box found underneath the base of the statue of Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard in New Orleans.

Rights & Freedoms

Archaeologists Have Discovered New Hidden Treasures In Pompeii In The Home Of A ‘Wealthy And Cultured’ Man

Archaeologists are busy sifting through new artwork and other intricate objects discovered in the House of Jupiter in Pompeii.<p>The many wonders of …

Archaeology

10 Controversial Archaeological Discoveries You Should Not Miss

The James ossuary is a 2,000-year old chalk box which was used for containing dead bones. Carved into one side of the box there is an Aramaic …

Archaeology

How to install the Grafana Monitoring Tool on Ubuntu 18.04

Jack Wallen walks you through the steps of installing the open source, enterprise-grade monitoring and data visualization tool, Grafana, on Ubuntu …

Linux

Flipboard

High treason, 106-year-old bottle of ginger beer: Ancaster dig reveals secrets from 1812

While preparing to build the brand new Ancaster Memorial Arts Centre workers and archeologists have discovered a key piece of Canadian history linked …

Archaeology

Older than Giza: 4,600-year-old pyramid uncovered in Egypt

TORONTO — Archaeologists working near the ancient settlement of Edfu, in southern Egypt, have uncovered a step pyramid that dates back about 4,600 years, predating the Great Pyramid of Giza by at least a few decades.<p>The step pyramid, which once stood as high as 43 feet (13 meters), is one of seven …

Archaeology

Wildfire Revealed Hundreds of Sites in Canada

ALBERTA, CANADA—<i>CBC News</i> reports that a wildfire that burned about 50 percent of the ground cover in Waterton Lakes National Park last year has …

National Parks

10 Archaeological Relics From The Life Of Jesus Christ

Whether Jesus of Nazareth was the son of God is a question of faith. But there’s almost no dispute that he was a real person who lived through …

Jesus

The Strangest Comedy on Netflix Stars Jon Hamm and Daniel Radcliffe

A Young Doctor’s Notebook is hilarious, strange, and like nothing else on TV.<p>Do you ever wish you could go back in time and give your younger self a good talking to? To tell yourself what mistakes to avoid, to offer assurances, or just to give yourself some shit? This is the basic premise of <i>A Young</i> …

TV

5 Amazon obscure settings you should change now

The items we buy say a lot about our lifestyles, our finances, and our domestic lives. If you have an Amazon account, the amount of data that the retail giant collects is astonishing. Many people don’t know you get much more just free two-day shipping with a Prime account.<p>With these different areas …

Amazon Echo

Over 1,000 ''War Rockets'' Of Tipu's Era Found In Karnataka Fort

"Excavation of the open well in fort at Nagara led to unearthing of over 1,000 corroded rockets stored during Tipu's time for use in wars", says …

Archaeology

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

In 2014, a graduate student at the University of Waterloo, Canada, named Cohl Furey rented a car and drove six hours south to Pennsylvania State …

Mathematics

Idaho Inmates Exploit Tablet Software Flaw to Steal $225K

Over 360 inmates exploited a vulnerability in JPay, which prisoners use to access email, news, and entertainment, to manipulate the credit amounts in …

Tablets

How To: Use Cerberus to Take Control of Anyone's Android Phone

If you need to hack an Android device, try a remote administration tool. Known more familiarly as a RAT, there are open-source RATs that are …

White Hat

A Farmer Found an Ancient Horse Head on His Property. Now He’s $1 Million Richer

The head, part of a statue of the Roman emperor Augustus, was found by archeologists in Lahnau in western Germany.<p>BERLIN (AP) — A German court has …

Archaeology

How to Make Sure You're Getting the Internet Speeds You're Paying For

It’s probably been a while since you signed up for internet service, but you should have an idea of how fast your plan is. If not, give your ISP a …

Git