Rhonda Mott

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World's Oldest Calendar Discovered in U.K.

A series of large pits were dug by Mesolithic people to track the cycle of the moon.<p><b>Archaeologists working in Scotland have uncovered what they believe to be the world's oldest lunar calendar</b>—<b>a series of 12 large, specially shaped pits that were designed to mimic the various phases of the moon. The</b> …

Nautilus Live

Ocean Exploration

Watch Archaeologists Explore a Gulf of Mexico Shipwreck

The early 19th-century ship is the deepest wreck under investigation in U.S. waters.<p><b>Warship, privateer, or passenger ship: The identity of an early 19th-century, copper-clad shipwreck resting on the seafloor in the Gulf of Mexico (map) could be any number of things. A group of researchers is on its</b> …

August 2013

Afghan mine delays at ancient site delight archaeologists

The forts and temples of the ancient Buddhist town at Mes Aynak in Afghanistan throng with the biggest crowds they have seen in more than 14 …

Shakespeare's property deed signature to go on display

The signature is one of only six known to be penned by Shakespeare<p><b>A "priceless" signature by William Shakespeare dating back about 400 years will go on display at an exhibition at the London Metropolitan Archives (LMA).</b><p>The bard's name is penned on the deed for a £140 property in Blackfriars. The …

Ghost Army: The Inflatable Tanks That Fooled Hitler

The Allies saved thousands of lives by embracing the artistry of war.<p>These props -- "advanced technology" as advanced technology -- were amazingly effective, doing what all good theater props will: setting a believable scene. The Ghost Army, some 1,100 men in all, ended up staging more than twenty …

The Plague of Athens

<i>‘The disease began, it is said, beyond Egypt in Ethiopia… then it suddenly fell upon the city of Athens’</i><br>Thucydides 2.48<p>Between 430-426 BCE, the Greek …

John Calvin - a summary

John Calvin, the French theologian and pastor during the Protestant Reformation, was born 10 July 1509 in the cathedral city of Noyon, in …

Picture Archive: American Soldiers, 1860s to 1940s

Opinion: How the Prime Meridian Changed the World

How Greenwich, England, became the earth's zero-degree longitude reference point<p><b>Some 250 years ago, a British astronomer published the first of a series of guidebooks that would ultimately establish Greenwich, England, as the world's zero-degree longitude location, the "prime meridian."</b><p>Nevil …

Panorama: Hillsborough – How They Buried the Truth; The Hunt for Britain's Sex Gangs; David Bowie – Five Years; Case Histories

<b>Panorama: Hillsborough – How They Buried the Truth</b> (BBC1) | iPlayer<p><b>The Hunt for Britain's Sex Gangs</b> (C4) | 4oD<p><b>David Bowie – Five Years</b> (BBC2)<p><b>Case</b> …