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Unknown Civilisation: 150 Mummies Of Ancient Unknown Culture Discovered in Atacama Desert

150 mummies of an ancient and unknown culture have been unearthed in the Atacama Desert by a team of archaeologists from Poland, Peru and Colombia. This unprecedent archeological site discovered is that of an unknown...

Large sinkhole at Brisbane’s Archerfield Airport contains hidden archeological treasures

Brisbane's airport teams have made an unexpected and surprising discovery while examining a sinkhole that opened up on a grass runway. They uncovered ironbark shoring and iron rods believed to be the remnants of a...

I wonder what’s behind this mysterious SEALED Door of the ancient Padmanabhaswamy temple

Wow, this is pretty fascinating. I've never heard of it before. I wonder what's in there? The mysterious SEALED Door of the ancient Padmanabhaswamy temple. If any human attempts are made with man-made technology to open...

Half princess half crocodile: Two-headed ancient mummy revealed to the public for the first time after being kept hidden during more than a century

A bizarre mummy from ancient Egypt combining the heads of a girl and a crocodile was photographed for the first time in more than a century. The mummy is composed of the head of...

Baby Woolly Rhinoceros Dubbed Sasha Discovered In Siberia For The First Time

Scientists are going crazy over the recent discovery of a baby woolly rhino. This is the only know specimen of this type of tiny extinct rhino. It was discovered lying in permafrost along the bank of...

Feeding the gods: Hundreds of skulls reveal massive scale of human sacrifice in Aztec capital, the sacred city of Tenochtitlan

The priest quickly sliced into the captive's torso and removed his still-beating heart. That sacrifice, one among thousands performed in the sacred city of Tenochtitlan, would feed the gods and ensure the continued existence...

Climate Change Threatens Archaeological Remains Of The Alaskan Yup’ik Eskimo Village of Nunalleq

Residents of the Yup’ik Eskimo village of Quinhagak first called in archaeologists from the University of Aberdeen in 2009 to carry out a rescue dig after observing their coastline being washed away as a...

Gas Chamber Discovered by Archeologists at Sobidor Death Camp, Poland

The exact location of the building that housed the gas chambers at Sobibór death camp have been discovered. This is an important moment for holocaust researchers and anybody interested in this horrifying atrocity! WARSAW, POLAND — Holocaust...

Khroma and Lyuba Wooly Mammoths: Ancient Baby Mammoths Inhaled Mud And Suffocated To Death

Lyuba and Khroma are two newborn woolly mammoths from the Arctic and probably the best preserved baby mammoth specimens ever found around the world. A new scientific study suggests they died brutally inhaling mud and...

Ancient Mystery: Unusual Aztec Dog Cemetery Found in Mexico City – February 2014

This is not the first time a burial of a dog has been found, but it is the first find where many dogs were carefully buried together, in a setting that is like a...

Skeletons with anomalous large elongated skulls newly discovered in Bolivia

Researchers have recently discovered six new skeletons in Bolivia. Two of them are of extreme interest since they display anomalous, freakishly large, elongated skulls. According to researchers one of the skeletons had an elongated head that...

Dinosaur Mystery: The Gigantic Arms of Deinocheirus Mirificus – The Weirdest Dinosaur

A dinosaur mystery that has baffled palaeontologists for 50 years has finally been solved. In the 1960s, researchers unearthed two gigantic dinosaur arms. For decades, scientists have speculated about what kind of beast they belonged...

This Mysterious Underwater Discovery Baffles Scientists And Could Rewrite Human History of North America

Archeologists have made a mysterious underwater discovery off Queen Charlotte Island in Canada. And this submarine archeological find near Haida Gwaii could rewrite human history. Well at least the North American human history! The sonar images acquired by...

The world’s oldest mummified puppy has been just found in Siberia and is 12,500 years old

These are amazing images of the sibling of the world's oldest mummified puppy found in Siberia. The dog mummy is 12,500 years old has been unearthed a small village of eastern Russia. The perfectly conserved puppy...

Giant Pleistocene wolf head discovered in Siberia with impressive fangs still snarling after 40,000 years

The severed head of the world’s first full-sized Pleistocene wolf was unearthed in the Abyisky district in the north of Yakutia.  The wolf, whose rich mammoth-like fur and...

Pompei’s Sorcerer’s Treasure Trove

Archaeologists working in the buried Roman city of Pompeii say they have uncovered a "sorcerer's treasure trove" of artefacts, including good-luck charms, mirrors and glass beads. Archaeologists working...

Ancient rock carvings found in the world’s largest impact crater in South Africa

Two billion years ago an enormous asteroid slammed into what is now South Africa. It left behind the largest and second oldest confirmed impact crater, the 300 kilometer-wide (190-mile) Vredefort Crater.

Rare iron artifacts dating back to the Bronze Age long before humans were able to smelt iron ore were forged from IRON METEORITES

Researchers have found several rare iron tools dating back to the Bronze Age across the world. This includes beads from Gerzeh, Egypt, dating back to the year 3200 BCE, a dagger from Turkey from...

Second Largest Ancient Giant Tomb Of First Chinese Emperor’s Grandmother Discovered in Shaanxi

An ancient giant tomb has been unearthed in Xi'an, China. It is however still unclear who was buried in it! According to first investigations, the tomb was built by the first emperor, Qin Shi Huang,...

The oldest tree in Switzerland

In 2013, Stefan Ansermet discovered luckily the oldest tree of Switzerland during an evening walk in the Swiss alps. The 300 million-year-old fossilized Cordaite was lying, undiscovered, on...

The ancient and mysterious Canaanites are the descendants of the modern-day Lebanese

A new study proves that the ancient Canaanites wiped out of the promised land that God gave to the Hebrews fled throughout the world... And went on to become modern-day Lebanese. Living between 3,000 and 4,000...

New Dinosaur: Ancient 36 feet Loch Ness monster discovered in Antarctica

Paleontologists have discovered the remains of an ancient Loch Ness Monster look-alike in freezing Antarctica. And just like the legendary Nessie, it wasn't the runt of the litter.

Early Native Americans: America’s Oldest Cave and Rock Art Discovered in Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau

Archaeologists,Jan Simek, Alan Cressler, Nicholas Herrmann and Sarah Sherwood from the Department of Anthropology at the University of Tennessee and Mississippi State University, have discovered America's oldest cave and rock art that has remained...

Jesus Christ is Buried in Japan

Jesus Christ is buried in Japan. This is what claims a mountain hamlet in northern Japan. Discover this little-Known Legend of Jesus in Japan. On the flat top of a steep hill in a distant corner...

World’s Oldest Computer – The Ancient Greek Antikythera Mechanism – Is Older Than Previously Thought

Sometimes ancient history can get a bit more ancient. The ancient Greek Antikythera Mechanism — also known as the world's "oldest analog computer" for its ability to predict lunar and solar eclipses and solar, lunar...

Ancient ruins found in the middle of the Pacific ocean could be remnants of a legendary race

Ancient ruins in the middle of the Pacific ocean could be the remnants of a legendary race... Clips from a Science Channel series reveal images of a mysterious location just off the coast of the...

The ancient Aztecs and Incas invented peanut butter!

Peanuts are native to the tropics of the Americas and were mashed to become a pasty substance by the Aztec Native Americans hundreds of years ago. A number of peanut paste products have been...

Mammoth Skeleton Found In Family Gravel Pit In Texas Is 90% Complete

A 90% complete mammoth skeleton has been discovered in family gravel pit This unearthed Ice Age creature is 60,000-year-old! Amazing! A family were left stunned when they discovered the skeleton on a 60,000-year-old mammoth in their...

Ancient Roman PENIS graffiti found at Hadrian’s Wall in the UK means GOOD LUCK

Humanity has achieved a lot of the past 2,000 years. We’ve explored every continent, painted masterpieces, eradicated diseases, and even landed on the Moon. But despite this sense of...

Ancient Skeleton Re-discovered In Philadelphia Museum After 85 Years

Ancient Skeleton Re-discovered In Philadelphia Museum After 85 Years! I knew there were weird things going on in Museums! But that is really unexpected! This skeleton was originally found by British archaeologist Sir Leonard Woolley around...

Amazing Discovery of Cave Paintings in Burgos Mexico: First Evidence of pre-Hispanic groups in Tamaulipas

A photo of one of the cave paintings discovered by archaeologists in Mexico near the U.S. border. (Photo: National Institute of History and Anthropology in Mexico) Nearly 5,000 cave paintings have been discovered in a mountain...

Nazca Lines Mystery Deepens As Sandstorm Unearths Snake And Camel Forms in Peru Desert

The Nazca Lines Mystery deepens: Gales and sandstorms uncover geoglyphs of a SNAKE and a CAMEL in the Peruvian desert! The geoglyphs, known as Nazca Lines, were first discovered from above in 1939. It is believed...

Secret Tomb of Egyptian ‘Priest of Magic’ Discovered at Abusir Archaeological Cemetery at Giza

This is the story of the secret and mysterious tomb belonging to an Ancient Egyptian 'Priest of Magic' that got discovered by archeologists 4,500 years after it was sealed off from the world. Archaeologists at...

Preserved Woolly Mammoth Displayed in Tokyo until September 2013

If you are in Japan within the next months, you should stop at an exhibition hall in Yokohama, south of Tokyo to admire the frozen body of a wholly and almost intact wholly mammoth. A...

‘Mountain of God’ volcano eruption is imminent and could wipe out key sites of human history in Tanzania

An active volcano in northeastern Tanzania known to the Maasai as the “Mountain of God” has been quietly rumbling—and it is showing signs that an eruption is imminent. The East African peak looms over a...

Huge Circular Viking Fortress Discovered Near Copenhagen

The remains of a huge circular Viking fortress have been discovered on the Vallø Estate, about 30 miles south of Copenhagen on the Danish island of Zealand. It represents the seventh ringed fortresses ever discovered...

This unprecedented burial site deserves reverence and respect: 7,000 years old human remains discovered off Sarasota County may be remains from first Native Americans in Florida

Just 300 feet off the coast of Manasota Key in Sarasota County, Florida, divers made a recent discovery that could unlock centuries of Florida's ancient history. Human remains have been discovered off the coast...

Incredible mummy of a ‘polar princess’ unearthed close to the Arctic Circle after 900 years

The incredible mummy of a 'polar princess' has been unearthed at the edge of the Arctic with her long eyelashes and hair still intact after 900 years. Member of a mysterious medieval hunting and fishing...

Vampire of Lugnano: Researchers unearth ‘extremely eerie and weird’ evidence of vampire burial at the Cemetery of the Babies in Italy

The discovery of a 10-year-old child's remains at an ancient Roman site in Italy is an "extremely eerie and weird" evidence of "vampire burials," where steps were taken to prevent the deceased rising from...

Amazing Discovery: Mysterious Steamer Shipwreck Found in Lake Huron

A discovery of a lifetime! Shipwreck hunter finds mysterious 1861 steamer at the bottom of Lake Huron full of gold from the Civil War. David Trotter and his crew discovered the side-wheel steamer, named...