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Archeologists find Vampire Skeletons remains in Bulgaria

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Archaeologists have found two skeletons whose chests were pierced with iron rods to supposedly stop them from turning into vampires. The medieval remains, found in the Black Sea town of Sozopol in Bulgaria are examples of a pagan practice common in some villages up until a century ago. “These skeletons stabbed with rods illustrate a practice which was common in some Bulgarian villages up until... 

Ancient lost kingdom discovered beneath volcanic ash in Indonesia

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Archaeologists have discovered ancient houses as well as precious artifacts and jewels from a buried kingdom, beneath the volcanic ash in Indonesia. The excavated remains were found on the Indonesian island of Sumbawa near the foot of the Tambora volcano known for its largest eruption in recorded history. “Based on the unearthed remains, particularly the many bronze objects and jewels, evidence... 

Mayan relic says 2012 not End of the World

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Aztec Calendar, an adaptation of the Mayan calendar, consisted of a 365-day agricultural calendar, as well as a 260-day sacred calendar. (This is a digital composite. Color added for visibility.) The discovery in a Guatemala jungle of a previously unknown version of the Mayan calendar offers humankind a ray of hope: the world is not going to end on December 21, 2012 and could most probably last for... 

World's oldest blood cells found in ice mummy Otzi

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The 5300-year-old iceman mummy was found in the Alps in 1991. Italian and German scientists have extracted the World’s oldest known human blood cells from the body of the 5300-year-old ’Otzi’ iceman mummy. The discovery was made using an atomic force microscope that examined tissue sections of a wound in the body of the mummy and detected red blood cells. The body of the Stone Age human has... 

Stone Age Tools found on East Coast prove the first Americans came from Europe

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How Europeans first reached America: The migration route mapped out Tools belonging to stone age hunters found on U.S. east coast prove the first Americans came from Europe NOT Asia. America was first discovered by Stone Age hunters from Europe, according to new archaeological evidence. Across six locations on the U.S. east coast, several dozen stone tools have been found. After close analysis it was... 

20 Million Years Old Antarctic Lake Drilled

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It took researches 30 years of drilling through a four-kilometer-thick ice to reach the renowned subglacial lake. Most importantly, million years-old secrets will be unveiled without causing harm to the lake’s ecosystem. ­“Yesterday [on Sunday] our scientists at the Vostok polar station in the Antarctic completed drilling at depths of 3,768 meters and reached surface of the subglacial lake,”... 

Oldest Dinosaur Nest Site Found

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Scientists have uncovered multiple clutches of fossilized eggs at a dinosaur nesting site in South Africa that are 10 million years older than any found before. The newly discovered nesting ground, described in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, is located in Golden Gate Highlands National Park. The site contains at least 10 nests at different rock levels with clutches of up to 34... 

Noah's Ark officially found in Turkish mountains

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Noah's Ark replica Schagen Netherlands Reports about the traces of the legendary Noah’s Ark appear in the media on a regular basis. The majority of such messages say that there is a mysterious object resting on top of Ararat Mount. The object could be the ancient vessel, on which Noah rescued animals from the Great Flood. Here is what the Bible says about the events, which took place in 2500... 

Ancient art materials discovered in South African cave

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Art: An ochre-based artist's kit, dating back 100,000 years, was discovered in the Blombos Cave Paint pots used by humans more than 100,000 years ago have been discovered in South Africa. Archaeologists excavating the Blombos Cave have stumbled upon a hoard of art materials which include everything an ancient artist might have required to be creative. Red and yellow pigments, shell containers and... 

Archaeologists Uncover 25,000-year-old Pendant in Spain

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A pendant some 25,000 years old has been found in the Irikaitz dig in northern Spain’s Basque region by archaeologists from the Sociedad Aranzadi. The piece, an oblong gray smooth stone some 10 centimeters (4 inches) in length, is perforated at one end and apparently was hung from a thong or cord around a person’s neck, according to the director of the excavation, Alvaro Arrizabalaga,... 

Fossil redefines mammal history

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Its body would have been just a few cm in length. Its feet indicate it often scurried about in the trees. A small, 160-million-year-old Chinese fossil has something big to say about the emergence of mammals on Earth. The shrew-like creature is the earliest known example of an animal whose kind evolved to provide nourishment to their unborn through a placenta. Its features clearly set it apart from... 

Pre-Ice Age Complex Found Off Bahamas Coast

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Researchers for the Association for Research and Enlightenment (A.R.E.) have investigated an underwater site with what appears to be the remains of a collapsed multi-room building. Locals first found the structure and notified A.R.E. team members who made several expeditions to the location. The building foundation has manmade mitered limestone corners and other debris inside the outer walls. A sample... 

Mayan Secrets to Be Revealed by Mexican Government in '2012' Doc

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The Mexican government is releasing state-held secrets about the end of the Mayan calendar to the makers of a documentary, “Revelations of the Mayans 2012 and Beyond,” TheWrap has learned. The information — protected for 80 years — is expected to reveal Mayan beliefs in future catastrophes and wisdom characterized as “shocking,” producer Raul Julia-Levy, son of... 

Mythical bird truly lived in ancient era

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University of Portsmouth scientists have suggested that an enormous bird, called Samrukia Nessovi after the mythical Kazakh Phoenix, actually existed at the time of the dinosaurs. The ostrich-like prehistoric creature which lived alongside dinosaurs around 83 million years ago, could have stood about 10 feet tall according to recent research publish in Discovery News reports. Researchers suggest in... 

Tomb of Jesus's disciple found in Turkey

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Tomb of St. Philip the Apostle (one of the 12 original disciples of Jesus Christ) discovered in the southwestern province of Denizli in Turkey. Archeologists have found the tomb of St. Philip the Apostle, one of the 12 original disciples of Jesus Christ, in the southwestern province of Denizli in Turkey. The tomb was discovered at the ruins of a recently unearthed church in the ancient Turkish city... 
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