Monthly Archives: June 2014

Horrible History: ‘ End of the World’ Epidemic

Remains of ‘End of the World’ Epidemic Found in Ancient Egypt By Owen Jarus, Live Science Contributor   |   June 16, 2014 07:42am ET Here, a bonfire where many of the victims of an ancient epidemic in the ancient city of … Continue reading

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Horrible History: Ardipithecus Ramidus

4.4 million years ago, one of our hominid ancestors roamed the plains of the Africa. Fondly famous for Lucy, Ardipithecus Ramidus was small in stature and stood upright.  To learn more about Ardi, watch  the videos.

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Ancient Artifacts that Challenge Modern Archaeology

Three ancient artifacts that could turn the history of the world upside down. This documentary explore ‘Ancient Mysteries’. Three ancient artifacts could change history, including a skull that indicates aliens walked the planet, stone carvings that would rewrite the theory … Continue reading

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25 Most Intense Archaeological Discoveries in Human History

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Adena People:The Moundbuilders of Kentucky

http://www.archaeologychannel.org/video-main-menu/video-guide-main/video-guide-summary/72-the-adena-people-moundbuilders-of-kentucky Many continents boast of architectural features created by massive, rich societies. The Great Pyramids of Giza in Africa, Stonehenge in Europe, and the Hanging Gardens in the Middle East are some of the most renowned and written about feats … Continue reading

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Researchers from the Universitat de Barcelona unlock mitochondrial DNA of early farmers The mitochondrial DNA of the first Near Eastern farmers has been sequenced for the first time. In the research, published in the journal PLOS Genetics, experts analysed samples from … Continue reading

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Horrible History: Hair Washing

  Hair washing is something that almost every historical writer, romance or not, gets wrong. How many times have you read a story in which a heroine sinks gratefully into a sudsy tub of water and scrubs her hair–or, even … Continue reading

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