Posts Tagged ‘discovery’

Discovery of Tooth Reveals When Giant Hippos Roamed Britain

Hippopotamus antiquus , or the European hippopotamus, is a now extinct species of giant hippo that once roamed Europe much before the last glacial period. In the much explored Westbury Cave, in  Somerset, a fossilized upper molar of the  hippopotamus antiquus  has been discovered, dated to between 1 and 2 million years ago. This discovery […]

Discovery of Kouros Statues Puts Euromos Temple of Zeus Lepsynos on the Map

Archaeologists working in the province of Muğla, Turkey are celebrating an exciting archaeological find. During routine excavations and restoration work at the Temple of Zeus Lepsynos in the ancient city of Euromos in  Turkey they have unearthed a pair of 2,500-year-old  marble statues . Known as kouros, the  statues were not found alone. They were discovered along […]

Discovery of Snake Staff Leaves Archaeologist “Utterly Speechless”

While excavating a site in southwest Finland, archaeologists came across something extraordinary. Hidden in the muddy soil in the wetland site of Järvensuo-I they unearthed a delicately carved snake staff dating back 4,400 years. This discovery is the subject of an article published in Antiquity which explains the possible meaning and significance of this unique find. […]

Discovery of Mass Grave of 215 First Nations Children Shines Spotlight Onto Uncomfortable Truths

The facts show that the injustices of the past have not disappeared, but merely changed forms over the past decades and continue to distort and traumatize in lesser understood modes through the present day. by Matthew Ehret Ugly truths which some had preferred be kept in the dark have been pulled into the light of […]

Vietnamese Health Ministry announces discovery of a new hybrid UK-India coronavirus variant

A newly-discovered variant of coronavirus has been discovered in Vietnam, the country’s health minister announced on Saturday. Nguyen Thanh Long said the new strain appears to be a hybrid form of the variants that emerged in India and the United Kingdom. Lab tests have again suggested it might spread more easily than the strain of […]

Discovery of Genetic Mutation Separating Humans and Neanderthals

An international team of scientists representing Russia, Germany, and the United States have found a unique mechanism at work in the DNA of human beings that helped shape our species’ evolution, the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology ( Skoltech) has just announced. The researchers believe this unusual feature, a genetic mutation, may have played […]

Discovery of Genetic Mutation That Separates Humans and Neanderthals

An international team of scientists representing Russia, Germany, and the United States have found a unique mechanism at work in the DNA of human beings that helped shape our species’ evolution, the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology ( Skoltech) has just announced. The researchers believe this unusual feature, a genetic mutation, may have played […]

Bill & Melinda Globalist Divorce and a NY POST shocking discovery — The Duran

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Decades After Its Discovery, the Betz Sphere Remains a Scientific Mystery

The so-called ‘Alien sphere’ was discovered in 1974. After several tests, experts concluded that the object was a magnetic sphere sensitive to magnetic fields, numerous sound emissions, and mechanical stimulation. The sphere was able to withstand a pressure of 120,000 pounds per square inch, concluding that it was composed out of stainless steel, specifically magnetic […]

Discovery identifies non-DNA mechanism involved in transmitting paternal experience to offspring

It has long been understood that a parent’s DNA is the principal determinant of health and disease in offspring. Yet inheritance via DNA is only part of the story; a father’s lifestyle such as diet, being overweight and stress levels have been linked to health consequences for his offspring. This occurs through the epigenome—heritable biochemical […]

Subterranean Discovery: Medieval Welsh Abbey Tunnel from Norman Invasion Period

Archaeologists announced the discovery of a 12th-century tunnel network, this time, beneath an abbey in Wales. And this Welsh abbey tunnel is so long that that archaeologists project that it will take many years for them to get to the end of this now emerging medieval subterranean find.  The Norman invasion of Wales opened the […]

Scotland’s St. Kilda Inhabited in the Bronze Age, New Discovery Reveals

New evidence has emerged which shows that the Scottish archipelago of St Kilda was inhabited, or at least visited, around 2,000 years ago.  During World War I the British Royal Navy took over Village Bay on Hirta, on the Scottish archipelago of St. Kilda, and they established a signal station that later became a rocket detection […]

Monumental Discovery! More of the Stonehenge Origin Story Comes to Light

Are you familiar with the monoliths at Waun Mawn? Maybe not, but a team of researchers believes that the dismantled stone circle in the Preseli Hills of west Wales is extremely significant. They have linked it to the Stonehenge story. Just four stones remain to tell the tale of Waun Mawn, but an archaeologist has […]

The Shock Discovery of the Nakovane Zodiac

The history of Dalmatia in Croatia is very important for the entire region of the Adriatic, tying in directly with the events that were crucial for both the Balkans and the Mediterranean. Sadly, the distinct landscapes of this coastal region – and much of its hinterland – are often overlooked in modern archaeology, even though […]

Netflix Film Tells Dramatic Story of Sutton Hoo Treasure Discovery

Netflix has released the first trailer for “ The Dig ,” a new film set in England and based on the drama surrounding the history changing discovery of the Sutton Hoo burial site and treasure hoard. So many movies have been sold claiming to be “based on a true story,” but so long as they […]

Surprise Discovery of a Headless ‘Buddha’ Statue Beneath Chinese Apartments

A huge, headless religious statue has been discovered carved into the rock face under apartment buildings in China. It is of questionable age – some claim it’s from the Republican era and others assert that it’s a ‘thousand-year-old relic.’ The origins are also debated, with some sources claiming it’s a Buddha statue and others suggesting […]

Discovery of Gigantic ‘Planet’ Baffles Astronomers

A massive new ‘planet’ has been discovered that is so large it may not actually be classed as a planet, according to astronomers. The new discovery is called OGLE-2016-BLG-1190Lb and is thought to be more than 13 times bigger than Jupiter, our solar system’s largest planet. The Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute announced the […]

Surveillance of Looters Leads to Discovery of Sarcophagi in Turkey

In Turkey, an operation to stop illegal excavations has led to the discovery of rare sarcophagi. The authorities used the latest in surveillance technology to detect the looters, which in turn led to these unexpected discoveries. The finds are linked to Aphrodisias and they may have come from a previously unknown part of the ancient […]

Breakthrough Discovery: Karahan Tepe is Older Than Göbekli Tepe

Researchers in Turkey are about to embark on an excavation at the ancient site of Karahan Tepe and they believe it’s much older than Göbekli Tepe, the famous “zero point of world history.” Until now, like yesterday, if you were to ask any professor of history or even a self-respecting armchair archaeologist to name the […]

The Mysterious Riace Warriors: From Greece To Italy To Discovery

The Riace Warriors (or Bronzi di Riace) are a pair of Greek bronze statues that were discovered in the sea near Riace, in the southern Italian province of Calabria. The statues date to the 5th century BC and depict two warriors. Both warriors are nude and bearded, though one of them is thought to be an “younger” […]

Discovery of 9,000-Year-Old Female Hunter in Peru Is Rewriting History

A grave in Peru has been shown to contain the world’s oldest female hunter. This news is potentially explosive. It may change our understanding of gender relations in the ancient Americas and even the nature of prehistoric societies. Randy Hass, an anthropologist from the University of California, was working with his colleagues at a high-altitude […]

Breakthrough Discovery of Earliest Cancer Case from Bronze Age China

An examination of the skeletal remains of a man from Bronze Age China has produced some astonishing results. Work conducted by the international research team resulted in experts finding one of the earliest examples of cancer in East Asia. Such discoveries are very rare. Potentially this could help specialists to better understand the disease, which […]

Floki and the Viking Discovery of Iceland

The Vikings’ next step out into the Atlantic – the discovery and settlement of Iceland – is one of the best documented events of the Viking Age. Medieval Icelanders were fascinated by genealogy, not only because, as emigrants, they wanted to know where their families came from, but because such knowledge was essential when it […]

Hermetic Individuation: The Discovery of the Self in the Teachings of Hermes Trismegistus

At the core of the philosophy of Plato, we find one of the oldest written accounts of a type of psychological physics in the history of Western literature. Drawing from Pythagorean and archaic Greek cosmological concepts, Plato developed his theory of the archetypal forms or ideas. The archetypal forms are primary: the objects and phenomena […]

Discovery of 14 Ancient Sarcophagi in Saqqara is “Only the Beginning”!

Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities announced today (Sunday 20 Sept) that archaeologists digging in the animal necropolis at Saqqara have discovered 14 well-preserved painted coffins dating back 2,500 years, in a surprise discovery which they say is “only the beginning”, hinting that there is a lot more to come! The 14 newly identified highly-decorated ancient wooden […]

7th Century Press is a Major Discovery for the History of Phoenician Wine

The Phoenicians were paramount in the spread of wine throughout the Mediterranean region, which is why it is odd that there is strikingly little archaeological evidence of wine production in Phoenicia itself. But things are changing as excavations at Tell el-Burak in Lebanon have revealed the first ancient Phoenician wine press. The structure was apparently […]

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Introduces ‘Transgender,’ ‘Non-Binary’ Characters in Season 3

Season three of “Star Trek: Discovery” on CBS All Access will introduce the franchise’s first “transgender” and “non-binary” characters in the history of the science fiction drama. “Star Trek has always made a mission of giving visibility to underrepresented communities because it believes in showing people that a future without division on the basis of […]

Erdogan claims Turkey’s ‘greatest’ gas discovery; analysts doubt significance

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Friday the discovery of a large natural gas reserve off the Black Sea coast that will help ease the country’s dependence on imports. Erdogan said the amount of gas discovered is 320 billion cubic meters, a sum industry analysts said was notable but not […]

Turkey’s Erdogan announces discovery of large natural gas reserve off its Black Sea coast

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced the discovery of a large natural gas reserves off the Black Sea coast, days after he promised “good news” that would usher in a “new era” for the energy dependent country. Erdogan said Friday that the amount of gas discovered is 320 billion cubic meters, adding that he […]

Russia summons Dutch diplomat after discovery of "tracking equipment"

Russia has summoned a Dutch diplomat to Moscow over alleged spying on Russia’s military attaché in the Netherlands. The Russian Foreign Ministry announced on Monday that they had “strongly protested” to the discovery of “tracking equipment” in the service car of an embassy assistant. Moscow has instructed the Charge d’Affaires of the Netherlands, Dominique Bakker-Kühling, […]

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