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Human bones tell stories that would otherwise be lost to history. But archaeologists are increasingly confronted with demands to let past generations rest in peace.


Posted: 4/7/2016 2:58:51 PM   Reads: 88   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: Afterlife

Category: Afterlife
Treasures from ancient burials around the world are testaments to the belief that another life awaits us after death.


Posted: 3/31/2016 3:03:11 PM   Reads: 111   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: Afterlife

Category: Afterlife
Researchers say the weapons of Rapa Nui were actually lousy battle tools, and the islanders wanted it that way.


Posted: 2/22/2016 7:41:55 PM   Reads: 108   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

An ancient site of Göbekli Tepe in Turkey has rewritten the early history of civilization.


Posted: 1/20/2016 3:24:11 PM   Reads: 207   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: Ancient Mysteries

Given away by strange, crop circle-like formations seen from the air, a huge prehistoric ceremonial complex discovered in southern England has taken archaeologists by surprise.


Posted: 6/15/2009 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 395   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: Crop Circles

Category: Crop Circles
On the outskirts of creation, unknown, unseen "structures" are tugging on our universe like cosmic magnets, a controversial new study says.


Posted: 11/18/2008 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 404   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: Space

Category: Space
Judas was a traitor—even a "demon"—according to a new translation of the recently revealed Gospel of Judas


Posted: 1/8/2008 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 448   Submitted By: lone_wolf_lycan   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: Religion

Category: Religion
King Tutankhamun likely died after falling from his chariot while hunting, Egypt’s top archaeologist says


Posted: 10/25/2007 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 416   Submitted By: lone_wolf_lycan   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: Ancient Mysteries

the U.S. military hopes to use the technology to turn sharks "into stealth spies


Posted: 3/6/2006 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 409   Submitted By: Lone_Wolf   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: General

Category: General
footprints are just one of several archaeological finds indicating that the still-active Vesuvius is capable of far worse eruptions than anything Naples’ disaster planners are currently prepared for


Posted: 3/6/2006 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 429   Submitted By: Lone_Wolf   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

new research suggests that the decrease in rainfall on the continent is causeing a drastic reduction in river water, the lifeblood for rural populations in Africa and it’s wildlife.


Posted: 3/6/2006 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 441   Submitted By: Lone_Wolf   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: General

Category: General
Rumors of twins have been swirling around a certain heavenly body lately (hint: we’re not talking about Angelina Jolie). Now the truth can be revealed


Posted: 3/6/2006 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 526   Submitted By: Lone_Wolf   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: Space

Category: Space
scientists have devised a computer that can perform 330 trillion operations per second, more than 100,000 times the speed of the fastest PC. The secret: It runs on DNA


Posted: 3/6/2006 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 392   Submitted By: Lone_Wolf   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: Technology News

Category: Technology News
Researchers have observed and photographed wild gorillas using sticks and stumps to navigate a swampy forest clearing in the Republic of the Congo. The images provide the first documented use of tools among wild gorillas


Posted: 10/4/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 407   Submitted By: Lone_Wolf   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: People

Category: People
The earthquake that triggered the December 26 tsunami has increased stress on nearby faults, making another major South Asian quake more likely


Posted: 3/18/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 449   Submitted By: Lone_Wolf   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: General

Category: General
Astronomers have detected an unusual, powerful burst of intermittent radio waves emanating from the direction of the center of our galaxy.


Posted: 3/6/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 371   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: Space

Category: Space
the little humans seem to have been more intelligent than expected, given their extremely small brains—a finding that may completely change how scientists view human evolution.


Posted: 3/3/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 399   Submitted By: Lone_Wolf   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: General

Category: General
Astronomers have detected an unusual, powerful burst of intermittent radio waves emanating from the direction of the center of our galaxy.


Posted: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 394   Submitted By: Lone_Wolf   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: Space

Category: Space
Last month thousands of large squid mysteriously beached themselves on California shores.It was not the first time such a mass "suicide" has occurred. Observers say it seems to happen every few years.


Posted: 2/24/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 435   Submitted By: Lone_Wolf   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: General

Category: General
A newfound dinosaur species from Argentina suggests that fleet-footed, meat-eating dinosaurs with sickle-like claws on their hind feet roamed both the Southern and Northern Hemispheres through the end of the dinosaur age


Posted: 2/24/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 389   Submitted By: Lone_Wolf   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: General

Category: General
a tsunami? No. It’s a tidal bore.The phenomenon is a wave that forms at the head of the incoming tide in certain rivers or estuaries .racing 30 kilometers an hour heights of up to 30 feet .


Posted: 2/24/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 380   Submitted By: Lone_Wolf   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: Mysterious Phenomena

In September 2001 a gruesome discovery was made in London’s River Thames. The hideously mutilated torso of a small black boy was found floating through the city


Posted: 2/20/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 446   Submitted By: Lone_Wolf   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: Witchcraft

Category: Witchcraft
Tonight marks the return of the Leonid meteor shower. The heavenly show is expected to peak at 1:40 a.m. ET on Friday for sky-watchers in North America. The spectacle looks to be the second-to-last chance to see the shower in this century.


Posted: 11/18/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 380   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: Space

Category: Space
Next week marks the return of the Leonid meteor shower. The heavenly show is expected to peak on Friday, November 19, at 1:40 a.m. ET for sky-watchers in North America. The spectacle looks to be the second-to-last chance to see the shower in this century.


Posted: 11/13/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 400   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: Space

Category: Space
A fragment of a bear skull housed for several years in a Canadian museum may be rewriting the history of North America’s brown bears.


Posted: 11/12/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 25   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: New Science

Category: New Science
SpaceShipOne, the first privately built manned spacecraft, has traveled to space twice in a week to claim the ten-million-dollar (U.S.) Ansari X Prize. The feat may launch a new era of private space travel. Below, facts behind the unprecedented effort:


Posted: 10/8/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 41   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: Space

Category: Space
Earth’s magnetic field is fading. Today it is about 10 percent weaker than it was when German mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss started keeping tabs on it in 1845, scientists say.


Posted: 9/10/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 34   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: New Science

Category: New Science
During voodoo ceremonies, believers "feed" the spirits and seek advice, healing, and protection from them.


Posted: 7/11/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 503   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: Voodoo

Category: Voodoo
Organized by British Big Cats Society (BBCS), the nationwide survey recorded 2,052 unconfirmed sightings of big cats in just 15 months, between January 2003 and March of this year.


Posted: 6/4/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 26   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: Cryptozoology

Category: Cryptozoology
Snow falls in New Delhi. Tornadoes rip through Hollywood landmarks. Grapefruit-size hail pounds Tokyo. Manhattan is buried under hundreds of feet of snow. The ice age is here.


Posted: 5/19/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 24   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: news.nationalgeographic.com Category: Science Controversies

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