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Social Networking in Ancient Times

Social Networking in Ancient Times

Of course there was no internet back then … but the intrinsic need of humans for socializing was active back in 13 th Century in different forms. After studying ceramic and obsidian artefacts from...
Ancient Agriculture

Questioning History: Agriculture older than what is believed

Hendrik Bruins, a landscape archaeologist at the Ben Gurion University of Israel suggests that agriculture goes back more than 5000 BC, contradicting the current opinion and Biblical Archaeology. The...
Ancient People Travelling

Ancient People Travelled Extreme Distances

Two new studies published in The Journal of Human Evolution have revealed that ancient people and Neanderthals travelled far greater distances, in the period from 120,000 to 10,000 years ago, than...
Jesus shape shifting

Ancient text found mentioning Jesus could shape-shift

An ancient Egyptian Coptic text going back almost 1200 years has been deciphered recently by Roelof Van den Broek of Ultrecht University in the Netherlands. The text outlines parts of Jesus’ life but...
Algae in meteorite

Strong Evidence for Panspermia Theory - Algae Structures Discovered in Meteorite

At the end of December 2012, a large meteorite fell in the countryside of the province Polonnaruwa in Sri Lanka. The local medical research institute gathered samples of the meteorite and examined it...
Chimpanzees

Chimps have superhuman skills

At the laboratory of Tetsuro Matsuzawa in Boston tests have been conducted on chimpanzees concluding in surprise that they could perform mental tasks that even for the best humans they would have...
Antarctica

Unknown bacteria found in Lake Vostok, Antarctica

Lake Vostok in Antarctica is the largest known sub glacial lake. This is where a hole has been drilled down the incredible distance of 4 km from the surface and created a lot of fuss on the Internet...
ET Discovery Could Happen Within 10 Years: World Economic Forum

ET Discovery Could Happen Within 10 Years: World Economic Forum

The discovery of alien life or Earth-like planets and the implications to the world was a crucial item on the agenda at the annual World Economic Forum, or WEF, in Davos, Switzerland. World business...
300-Million Mechanical Part Found in Russian Coal

300-Million Mechanical Part Found in Russian Coal

The Earth was so young 300 million years ago, the first land animals had yet to evolve into dinosaurs, most scientists believe. If that's the case, how do you explain the discovery in Russia of a...

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