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King Tut’s parents were brother and sister claims virtual autopsy

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The boy king’s face as revealed by the ‘virtual autopsy’. With strong features cast in burnished gold, Tutankhamun’s burial mask projects an image of majestic beauty and royal power. But in the flesh, King Tut had buck teeth, a club foot and girlish hips, according to the most detailed examination ever of the ancient Egyptian pharaoh’s... 

The living dead exist for real

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For centuries, people sincerely believed that the dead can rise from their graves. The most famous character is Dracula. In Lower Saxony, Germany, archaeologists found evidence to prove the existence of such zombies. Legends about vampires and zombies accompany the literary history of mankind. Not that long ago, in the area of ​​the town of Stade (a Hanseatic... 

Discovered fossils in Argentina yield giant dinosaur

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A new species of titanosaur unearthed in Argentina. The new fossil remains excavated in southern Argentina have represented the most complete giant sauropod dinosaur ever discovered. The skeletal analysis of the found bones demonstrated size of the beast measured 26m from head to tail and weighed in at almost 60 tones, as heavy as 14 African elephants. The palaeontologists... 

500 B.C. coins will be returned to Greece after found during New York auction

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Coins shown from the Greek colony Akragas, Circa 409-406 B.C. A collection of ancient coins dating back to 500 B.C. are being returned to Greece after the New York prosecution of a prominent collector from Rhode Island. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. and Greek officials scheduled a ceremony today in New York marking the repatriation of the coins. The... 

Well-preserved dinosaur carcass uncovered in Siberia

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A well-preserved carcass of a dinosaur, whose age is estimated at more than 120 million years, was found during excavations at the paleontological complex Shestakovsky in the Kemerovo region of Russia, Siberia. Researchers uncovered the carcass of, supposedly, Psittacosaurus Sibiricus, the Director of the Kemerovo Regional Museum, Olga Feofanova told Interfax. The... 

Dinosaurs fit middle of metabolic continuum

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A research has shown that dinosaurs’ metabolism places them in the middle of the metabolic continuum, forbidding their definite classification as either warm or cold-blooded creatures. The study used dinosaurs’ body mass and their growth rates to arrive at an evaluation of their metabolism. University of New Mexico biologist John Grady said, “…By... 

Paleontologists discover Dinosaur Foot with Tissue and Skin

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They say even under perfect conditions, it couldn’t be possible, yet somehow, paleontologists have unearthed a preserved dinosaur foot deep in the heart of the Gobi Desert in Southern Mongolia. “I wouldn’t believe any reports if I hadn’t been there,” said paleontologist Dr. Greg Hudkins, who was one of several experts sent on the dig. “But I saw... 

Largest ever dinosaur found in Argentina

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Scientists in Argentina say they have found the remains of what could be the largest dinosaur ever to have walked the planet. By analyzing the fossils, they say it could have been 40 meters in length and weighed 77 tons – as much as 14 elephants. The discovery was made by a local farm worker in Patagonia. The fossils were then excavated by a team of paleontologists... 

Ancient Lost City Uncovered by Wind in Saudi Arabia says Researcher

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“A strong wind has uncovered ancient structures that no one has ever noticed. It seems to be something very ancient.,” says researcher Matteo Ianneo. “If you look carefully, you can see the ancient ruins next to it, even an old profile. This is a sensational discovery” that no one had noticed. In photographs from 2004, one can observe that “there... 

Ancient Chinese used bamboo sticks as calculator

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Approximately 2,300 years ago the ancient Chinese wrote the world’s oldest decimal multiplication table on bamboo sticks. According to experts, it was a very effective calculator that let one do the calculations not only with integers but also fractions. No country in the world had similar calculators at that time. Five years ago, Beijing Tsinghua University... 

24,000-year-old Siberian boy links Western Europeans to Native Americans

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The anthropological world was stunned when the recent genome study of the 24,000-year-old remains of a small Siberian boy revealed that the child was both part-Western European and modern Native American. This turns on its head the long-held notion that those who first settled the Americas (themselves descendants of Siberian populations) were related to East... 

Ecuador Shows Biblical Giant Humans to the World

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In Loja province, Southern Ecuador and Peru border, many strange relics have been uncovered. Bones and full skeletons very similar to those of humans but of incredible size. These artifacts have been watched over for many years by several guardians in the beautiful valleys of that Province. By far the most famous and well known of these “guardians” was... 

Pyramids of Giza built by trade unions of hired workers

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It is traditionally believed that slaves were the main labor force in the construction of the pyramids of Egypt. However, it is not true, at least in respect of the pyramids located in Giza. Not that long ago, British archaeologist Richard Redding proved conclusively that these wonders of the world were built by free hired workers who even had their own unions. The... 

Ancient Mayan pyramid destroyed by construction company in Belize

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Mayan pyramid, Xunantunich, Belize One of the oldest and most famous Mayan pyramids has been destroyed by a construction company in Belize, while digging for crushed rock for a road they were building. The authorities reported on Monday that the company was using bulldozers and backhoes to carry out the works, chipping away at the pyramid’s sides until barely... 

Ancient continent fragments discovered in Indian Ocean

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A team of international researchers has discovered fragments of an ancient supercontinent of earth vanished beneath the floor of the Indian Ocean. The fragments, called Mauritia, are remains of a landmass on earth that would have existed between 2,000 and 85 million years ago, researchers say. The earth’s landmass was gathered into a vast single continent... 
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