Archaeologists have long puzzled over how ancient workers moved the stones of Stonehenge. Now, a new experiment shows it might not have been that hard after all.
Could have used this at the Crucible. "Ancient, magical spells of love, subjugation and sex: It may sound like a "Game of Thrones" episode, but these evildoings are also found on two recently deciphered papyri from Egypt dating to around 1,700 years ago. "
Published today on listverse.com, a fun list of oldie but goodie portals and stargates. Includes a vid from Ancient Aliens (ugh) but give a look. Maybe you can escape the NWO with one.
A discussion of how media coverage of research on Easter Island and its famous stone heads has repeatedly manufactured a false consensus in the research literature.
Among the several million manuscripts that reside within the building’s shadowy depths is one particularly intriguing manuscript, catalogued as Item MS408. MS408’s origin, language and meaning are shrouded under a cloak of mystery; even the author is unknown. Its translation has defied NSA code breakers, veteran World War Two decryption experts from Bletchley Park and everyone else on the planet for centuries. Even that learned figure from England’s history, John Dee, is supposed to have owned the tome and found its contents to be unfathomable.
The entire world of archaeology was electrified by recent announcements of a hidden chamber in Tutankhamun's tomb. The story had it all - maybe even too mu
A recent headline in the Huffington Post, “German Teen Risks Jail To Climb To The Top Of The Great Pyramid Of Giza” brought back memories. Khufu’s (or Cheops’) pyramid, all 2,500
Tonight's 'Ancient Aliens' season premiere is about Pyramids of Antarctica. But are there any pyramids there? Some theories were debunked years ago.
Every now and then, archaeologists make important discoveries. They unearth lost civilizations, find significant artifacts, or discover the remains of impo
A team of scientists from around the world is using interstellar dust to find out what lurks inside the famous tombs of the pharaohs
FAMED archaeologist Semir Osmanagic, has made some interesting and bold claims over the years, such as Mayan crystal skulls were created by advanced technology and that the Maya people descended from aliens.
The new geoglyph at Nazca Lines measures 30 meters long and could be more than 2,000 years old.
The interior of a pyramid has been reconstructed for the first time in an ancient Egyptian pyramid using cosmic particles.
The ancient structure could be part of an Inca system for measuring exchange value.
A new study suggests that volcanic eruptions did not lead to the extinction of the dinosaurs, and also demonstrates that Earth’s oceans are capable of absorbing large amounts of carbon dioxide — provi
Thornborough Henges in North Yorkshire is described as the 'Stonehenge of the North' but is largely unknown
The dark ages of Europe might be linked to two massive volcanic eruptions that happened thousands of years ago, reveals a study. The back-to-back volcanic eruptions occurred in 536 A.D. and 540 A.D.
The newly discovered fossilized remains of a monkey found in North America has caught scientists off guard, and can possibly rewrite history books.
Archaeologists at University College London have analysed charred bones found on the site of Stonehenge in Wiltshire and the oldest - dating back 3,100 years - were buried in old stone holes.