Mankind always had a fascination with the lost civilizations, fictitious underwater cities and the wonders of the world. The idea and concept of a lost city, besides an evident excavation, has been enforced strongly upon the human consciousness by popular culture mechanisms like 3D games, films and...
Curling irons come in so many varieties and such a wide price range today that a large number of people own them. Luckily, they are electric or even battery operated. In the past - hundreds of years part - people probably got burned!
The site of Rosslyn Chapel is steeped in history. Hawthornden carvings deep below in Roslin glen below give some clues to much older origins of this sacred spot. Could the site be older than any of us may imagine, and actually have been a spiritual site since Paleolitic or Neolithic times?...
In this article, the author asks if the so-called Bosnian pyramids were built by people or are simply natural landforms. The story also provides a short biography of Semir Sam Osmanagich, a self-styled Indiana Jones who is convinced the pyramids are ancient artifacts some 12,000 years old.
Mudlarking on the River Thames. A Mudlark is someone that hunts for treasure, which can range from 2,000 year old Roman coins, to old clay pipes from the 16th century. Mudlarks discover some amazing things
King Richard III died in disgrace and humiliation. Bones discovered in the site of an abbey were identified as the King with the help of two Canadians - a distant relative and a geneticist.
Sir Henry Layard performed the first deep archaeological investigations of Mesopotamia (modern Iraq) along with Frenchman Paul Emile Botta. Sir Henry was a daredevil, an 18th Century James Bond!
The invention of the Alphabet and proto-sinaiatic (proto-cananite) script at Serabit el-Khadim turquoise mines Sinai.
On the outskirts of Kansas City, there is a wonderfully fun children's museum. Visit it before it disappears...
Ever wonder what future archaeologists would learn about the 21st century when digging up our remains? Learn how to make your own slab of fossils to use as both a garden decoration and a time capsule.