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NASA Curiosity: Is There Water Under The Surface Of Mars

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Does Mars contain water under its surface? This is a question that may be close to being answered by NASA’s Curiosity rover, a new report from The Guardian claims. According to new measurements, Curiosity may have evidence that the soil on the red planet is damp with liquid brine, which is deemed an essential ingredient… Read more »

100 Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Remains Found — In Texas?

Four-Year-Old Discovers 100 Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Bones In Texas

Just another day in Texas — well, so this father and son thought. After some light digging, the 4-year-old boy discovered prehistoric dinosaur fossils. How’s that for family time? In September of 2014, in Mansfield, Texas, a zookeeper and his son took a trip to a local shopping center. It had been common knowledge that… Read more »

CERN LHC: Large Hadron Collider Restarts After Two-Year Upgrade — Scientists Hope To Detect Dark Matter

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Scientists and engineers at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, CERN, running the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world’s largest particle accelerator, restarted it on Sunday after a two-year shutdown for major upgrade. The upgrade was implemented to allow physicists to extend their ability to probe deeper to unravel the fundamental forces underlying the structure… Read more »

‘Little Foot Fossil’ Is Rewriting The Story Of Human Evolution

Little Foot Fossil older than Lucy

One should never ask a lady her age, but a female skeleton known only as “Little Foot” recently divulged her secrets. The fossil, found two decades ago in South African cave, is telling scientists that far more human species roamed the Earth millions of years ago than once thought. The Little Foot fossil’s age has… Read more »

Flies: Dozens Of New Species Discovered In Los Angeles

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There’s an old saying which states that after the apocalypse, after all the people and the animals and the plants are gone from the planet, that cockroaches will remain because they are so adaptable. It’s now looking as if flies might be in the same category. Something called Biodiversity Science: City and Nature (or BioSCAN… Read more »

Secret Nazi Hideout Discovered Hidden Away In Argentine Jungle

The hideout likely wasn't used, researchers state, after the Nazis discovered they could move openly in Argentina.

Archaeologists are examining a series of ruined buildings found in an Argentinian nature reserve, as they suspect the structures represent a hideout for Nazi officers seeking to escape the fall of the Third Reich. Researchers decided to investigate the ruins because of a local legend that they were used as a hideout by Martin Bormann,… Read more »

Miguel De Cervantes’ Remains Discovered In Spain

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Miguel de Cervantes’ remains were reportedly discovered in a Spanish crypt. The infamous Don Quixote author was originally buried in Madrid’s Barefoot Trinitarians convent. However, the casket was moved to an unknown location during a 17th century renovation. More then 360 years later, archaeologists believe they found Miguel de Cervantes’ remains. It is unclear whether… Read more »

Honduras Lost Cities Will Be Protected From Deforestation And Looters

Lost Cities

Two newly discovered lost cities will be protected from deforestation and looters. Early last week, Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández announced that armed forces were deployed to the Mosquitia region to preserve the ancient ruins. Although it is not confirmed, the cities are rumored to include the legendary “White City” and the “City of the… Read more »

250-Year-Old Pretzel Unearthed In Bavaria Among Old Croissants And Rolls

250-year-old German pretzel found

One baker’s disappointment is now an archaeological discovery. The world’s oldest pretzel, clocking in at a youthful 250-years-old, has been found in Germany, and it may also be one of Europe’s oldest baked goods. The pretzel wasn’t the only find; archaeologists unearthed a bunch of antique pastries, including croissants, rolls, and other pretzel pieces, NBC… Read more »

Ancient Coins Found In Israel, Minted By Alexander The Great Himself

Ancient Coins Found

Late last week, a group of spelunking enthusiasts with the Israeli Caving Club were preparing for an upcoming expedition by exploring one of the most well-hidden stalactite caves in Northern Israel, when they came across a hidden cache of ancient gold coins stuck in a small crevasse in the cave wall. The coins, which officials… Read more »

Jesus’ Childhood Home May Have Been Found, Archaeologist Says

Jesus' Childhood Home

A British archaeologist claims he has identified the first century childhood home of Jesus. According to the archaeologist, an ancient text points to a first century stone and mortar structure hewn out of limestone in a hillside in Nazareth, northern Israel, as the house where Jesus lived as a child. Reading University archaeologist Dr. Ken… Read more »

More Mystery Craters Appear In Siberia: Why Researchers Are Worried

Mystery Craters Has Scientists Worried

Siberia, one of the most inhospitable places on Earth, is now home to worrying mystery involving craters. During the summer of 2014, a massive crater was discovered, having seemingly appeared out of nowhere. At first, researchers were merely baffled and fascinated. However, soon four other craters were discovered along the Yamal peninsula. At present, there… Read more »