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Ancient Ruins Discovered Under Lake In Turkey loading...
Ancient Ruins Discovered Under Lake In Turkey
Video shows the remains of an ancient fortress sitting hidden beneath the lake's surface.
Oldest Evidence Of Winemaking Discovered At 8,000-Year-Old Village loading...
Oldest Evidence Of Winemaking Discovered At 8,000-Year-Old Village
Contrary to stereotypes, Stone Age people had a taste for finer things.
Dino-Killing Asteroid Hit Just the Right Spot to Trigger Extinction loading...
Dino-Killing Asteroid Hit Just the Right Spot to Trigger Extinction
Only 13 percent of Earth’s surface is made up of rocks that could have caused such a huge extinction event, a new paper argues.
Ancient Sundial Find Celebrated Roman Election Win loading...
Ancient Sundial Find Celebrated Roman Election Win
Archaeologists believe 2,000-year-old "clock" was donated by a victorious politician to his small Roman town.
Ancient Greek 'Masterpiece' Revealed on Thumb-Size Gem loading...
Ancient Greek 'Masterpiece' Revealed on Thumb-Size Gem
The scene's stunning detail is etched with intricate precision and depicts a victorious warrior in combat.
What Made Leonardo da Vinci A Genius? loading...
What Made Leonardo da Vinci A Genius?
Hint: The great Italian artist was interested in everything.
Who Was The Real Inventor Of Monopoly? loading...
Who Was The Real Inventor Of Monopoly?
The inventor of the game has recently been challenged, as research reveals Monopoly was created at least 35 years before it was patented.
Mysterious Void Discovered in Egypt's Great Pyramid loading...
Mysterious Void Discovered in Egypt's Great Pyramid
The cavity is the first major inner structure discovered in the pyramid since the 1800s.
Ghostly Image of Scottish Queen Found Beneath Painting loading...
Ghostly Image of Scottish Queen Found Beneath Painting
While using x-rays to study the painter's techniques, one researcher stumbled upon the hidden sketch.
Photographing the ‘Miracles’ of Modern-Day Egypt loading...
Photographing the ‘Miracles’ of Modern-Day Egypt
From a tree that seeps blood-like liquid to sites with healing powers, see how mysticism can be found in everyday Egypt.
Ancient Teeth Found in Europe Belonged to Mystery Primate loading...
Ancient Teeth Found in Europe Belonged to Mystery Primate
Despite claims of a new origin story for humans, the fossils more likely belonged to a very distant branch on the primate family tree.
How a Runaway Nun Helped an Outlaw Monk Change the World loading...
How a Runaway Nun Helped an Outlaw Monk Change the World
Martin Luther's marriage to Katharina von Bora scandalized their contemporaries—and formed a partnership that shaped the course of history.

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