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In Sweden found an unusual Viking ship with dead bodies and jewelry

In Sweden found an unusual Viking ship with dead bodies and jewelry

Hundreds of years ago, on Norwegian territory, lived thousands of Scandinavian seamen, who are today known as the Vikings. Their world views and traditions differed greatly from other cultures — for example, they did not fear deat...

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2019-07-09

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In the pyramid found a way into

In the pyramid found a way into "the afterlife"

the Ancient Egyptians believed that after his death man goes to trial before the God of the underworld Osiris, but the path to it is littered with dangerous obstacles and monsters. Polish scientists have proved that the ancient Eg...

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2019-07-06

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Archaeologists have found a Mayan temple with thousands of years of artifacts

Archaeologists have found a Mayan temple with thousands of years of artifacts

In 1966, the ancient Mayan city of Chichen Itza was found a system of caves. To record the find, the locals called the archaeologist Victor Segovia Pinto. He wrote a report, but excavations did not, and residents simply closed the...

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2019-03-06

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#photo | Found an ancient tool for tattooing

#photo | Found an ancient tool for tattooing

Human remains prove that ancient people started tattooing thousands of years ago. Unfortunately, not every culture leaves traces that can identify drawings are and their purpose. For example, they include Indians who lived in sout...

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2019-03-02

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The artists incorrectly depicted the Neanderthals: evidence of their direct bearing

The artists incorrectly depicted the Neanderthals: evidence of their direct bearing

For many years, artists have depicted Neanderthals as hunched creatures, not unlike monkeys. Perhaps, all these illustrations are far from past reality, as researchers from the University of Zurich found several evidences that anc...

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2019-02-28

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Fossilized spider knows how to Shine eyes even after millions of years

Fossilized spider knows how to Shine eyes even after millions of years

When archaeologists reported the discovery of the remains of any animal, it is usually a question about the fossil bones. However, the researchers also detected the bodies of ancient insects, and often they are inside of amber. Th...

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2019-02-18

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Archaeologists have found the trail of one of the last Neanderthals

Archaeologists have found the trail of one of the last Neanderthals

it is believed that the immediate ancestors of modern humans, the Neanderthals, went extinct about 40 thousand years ago. The last place of their habitat is the island of Gibraltar, where they don't have to fight with modern human...

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2019-02-18

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Scientists have learned how to determine the sex of cremated people

Scientists have learned how to determine the sex of cremated people

Preserved until the present time the bones of ancient people can tell a lot about their life and customs. Archaeologists can easily identify their gender by measuring the size of the bones in men and women, they are very different...

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2019-02-02

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Scientists: complex life forms were formed due to the tiny predators

Scientists: complex life forms were formed due to the tiny predators

Speaking of Ice age, we immediately think about the massive cold snap that occurred about 110 thousand years ago. However, scientists have a theory that long before the well-known period of our planet is faced with so strong a dec...

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2019-02-01

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Why a visit to the pyramids — a waste of time?

Why a visit to the pyramids — a waste of time?

In 2007, millions of people voted to make the complex of pyramids of Giza one of the seven wonders of the world. Of course, after this event, visit the ancient sights of Egypt wished almost every lover of travel. It may not be the...

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2019-01-28

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Scientists have discovered the oldest pyramid in the world is hidden under the ground

Scientists have discovered the oldest pyramid in the world is hidden under the ground

the Temple complex of Gunung kawi, situated 25 km from Bali city of Ubud, was discovered in 1920 by an unknown Dutch archaeologist. It is considered the largest megalithic monument in the whole of Southeast Asia, and scientists ar...

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2018-12-18

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The world's oldest cheese discovered in an ancient tomb, turned deadly

The world's oldest cheese discovered in an ancient tomb, turned deadly

People have long produced and consumed cheeses, and the recent discovery of cheese by age of 3200 years old Egyptian tomb was proof of that. Although this cheese for some palates could be a delicacy, it also has become a source of...

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2018-08-20

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The ancient Egyptians created mummies long before the pharaohs

The ancient Egyptians created mummies long before the pharaohs

the Mummies we primarily associate with ancient Egypt. However, study of the mummy of the age of 5600 years confirm that this burial method was used long before the era of the pharaohs. It is believed that the use of embalming sta...

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2018-08-16

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Found the first ancestor of snakes and lizards that lived 240 million years ago

Found the first ancestor of snakes and lizards that lived 240 million years ago

Scientists have discovered the oldest fossil, which is believed to be the earliest known ancestor of snakes and lizards. Fossil species Megachirella wachtleri was back in 2003 in the mountain range of the Dolomites in Italy. Howev...

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2018-06-06

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Scientists believe that leprosy was spread by red squirrels

Scientists believe that leprosy was spread by red squirrels

it is Known that leprosy is one of the affecting humans. But its origin is unknown. Scientists continue to find new information about leprosy, and it sheds light on the history of the oldest disease. Today we can say that the dise...

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2018-05-12

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Modern humans came out of Africa 50 thousand years earlier than previously thought

Modern humans came out of Africa 50 thousand years earlier than previously thought

Israeli archaeologists have discovered the oldest remains of Homo sapiens dated back to the era from 194 to 177 thousand years ago. According to the article published in the journal Science, the discovery is forcing scientists to ...

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2018-01-26

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Archaeologists have discovered that the first Chinese Emperor tried to find the elixir of immortality

Archaeologists have discovered that the first Chinese Emperor tried to find the elixir of immortality

no surprise the fact that people in positions of authority are constantly looking for a way to extend his life. It seems that it always has been, even thousands of years ago. Take the first Emperor of a centralized Chinese state o...

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2017-12-29

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New discovery scientists make life on Earth much older than

New discovery scientists make life on Earth much older than

a birthday cake in honor of the birthday of life it's time to add a few more candles. 150 million candles, to be exact. Because the rock found in Northern Canada, has signs pointing to the fact that life appeared about a 3.95 bill...

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2017-09-28

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Under the glaciers of Alaska discovered ancient pyramid

Under the glaciers of Alaska discovered ancient pyramid

Global warming is undoubtedly a considerable danger to our planet. But there is this phenomenon another, more positive side. Due to the melting of glaciers, researchers had the unique opportunity to see under the ice, ancient pyra...

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2017-02-09

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The Stanford students made beer 5000 year old Chinese recipe

The Stanford students made beer 5000 year old Chinese recipe

We know that our ancestors learned to make alcohol for many thousands of years ago. But to this day almost did not survive the original recipes of the ancient intoxicating beverage, and the surviving descriptions of their characte...

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2017-02-09

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