Bulgarian farmer discovers skull resembling werewolf
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 12:00

A Bulgarian born farmer, Trayche Draganov, claims to have found a box, chained shut, containing a werewolf-like skull while ploughing a new section of field in the village of Novo Selo, Republic of Macedonia.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 00:35

Mexican archaeologists have announced that a years-long exploration of an underground tunnel beneath the ancient city of Teotihuacan in Mexico has yielded thousands of artifacts and may lead to royal tombs.

Silphium - the ancient contraceptive herb
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 22:08

As an institution of spiritual authority, the Catholic Church wields much influence over the attitudes and beliefs of millions of people around the globe.  From scriptural doctrine to less refined codes of behaviour, the Pope, of which there have been 266 over the last 2000 years, holds the power to inform the more than 1.2 billion Roman Cathol

Ancient Tattoos of the Pazyryk Nomads
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 12:18

Archaeologists made a stunning discovery in Russia when they uncovered mummies bearing intricate tattoos on their bodies. The mummified remains belong to members of the Pazyryk tribe.

The Masonic Initiation Wells of the Quinta da Regaleira
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 01:09

Located near the historic center of Sintra, Portugal lies the Quinta da Regaleira- a spectacular estate that sits in a World Heritage protected landscape.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 22:39

A new study published in the journal PLOS ONE has revealed evidence that gladiators drank a beverage made from plant ash, vinegar, and water that was rich in calcium, essential for enhancing bone strength.  The discovery provides biological


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Loulan was discovered in 1980, but it was 3800 years ago that she died on the trade route known as the Silk Road. The natural dryness and salty soil preserved her and over two hundred other mummies,...


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