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Abandoned 'Battleship Island' Is Crumbling. Can It Be Saved? loading...
Abandoned 'Battleship Island' Is Crumbling. Can It Be Saved?
Japan’s Hashima Island was once one of the most densely populated areas in the world. Now, scientists are trying to save it.
Origin Of Mysterious 2,700-Year-Old Gold Treasure Revealed loading...
Origin Of Mysterious 2,700-Year-Old Gold Treasure Revealed
New analysis unveils the origin of the storied Carambolo Treasure, and despite previous claims, it has nothing to do with Atlantis.
Greco-Roman Temple Unearthed In Egypt loading...
Greco-Roman Temple Unearthed In Egypt
A sculpture of a man's head and two limestone lion statues were among the artefacts uncovered at the archaeological site.
Exclusive: Massive Ancient Drawings Found In Peruvian Desert loading...
Exclusive: Massive Ancient Drawings Found In Peruvian Desert
Armed with satellites and drones, archaeologists discover new Nasca lines and dozens of other enigmatic geoglyphs carved into the earth.
Amazon Jungle Once Home to Millions More Than Previously Thought loading...
Amazon Jungle Once Home to Millions More Than Previously Thought
Forget small nomadic tribes and pristine jungle: the southern Amazon was likely covered in a network of large villages and ceremonial centers before Columbus.
Tiny Mummy’s Alien Appearance Finally Explained loading...
Tiny Mummy’s Alien Appearance Finally Explained
Researchers hope their new research will settle debate over the origins of Ata, a naturally mummified infant found in the Chilean desert.
Famous WWII Shipwreck Found After 75 Years loading...
Famous WWII Shipwreck Found After 75 Years
The Sullivan brothers, five sailors renowned during WWII, died aboard the ship when it was struck by an enemy torpedo.
Ancient Maya Dog Trade Goes Back 2,400 Years loading...
Ancient Maya Dog Trade Goes Back 2,400 Years
A study of bones and teeth shows that the animals were transported from distant regions and played an important role in ceremonial sacrifices.
Did St. Patrick Really Drive Snakes Out Of Ireland loading...
Did St. Patrick Really Drive Snakes Out Of Ireland
It's the stuff of legend: The reptiles never existed on the Emerald Isle.
Exclusive: Royal Burial In Ancient Canaan May Shed New Light On Biblical City loading...
Exclusive: Royal Burial In Ancient Canaan May Shed New Light On Biblical City
An undisturbed elite tomb discovered in ancient Armageddon is replete with gold offerings—and the promise of unlocking secrets with DNA analysis.
Pointy Skulls Belonged To Foreign Brides Ancient DNA Suggests loading...
Pointy Skulls Belonged To Foreign Brides Ancient DNA Suggests
Archaeologists have long suspected that modified skulls in German burials belonged to the Huns. Now genetic evidence may confirm it.
Bones Discovered In 1940 Could Have Been Amelia Earhart’s loading...
Bones Discovered In 1940 Could Have Been Amelia Earhart’s
A new forensic analysis suggests that skeletal remains found on a remote island belonged to the famous pilot.

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