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Some of the nine supposed human figurines unearthed on Orkney. Source: Orkney.com
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 02:58

Archaeologists excavating a proposed electricity sub-station in Orkney have uncovered what they believe are unusual ancient stone carvings.

The Greek god Apollo slaying the giant serpent, ‘Python’      Source:   Choo Yut Shing / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 02:03

Apollo was a Greek god, and one of the Twelve Olympians. He was one of the most important gods in the Greek pantheon, and was believed to have jurisdiction over a range of different aspects, including prophecy, music and healing.

Saber-toothed sparassodont †Thylacosmilus (with †Glyptodon and toxodonts in the background) (Public Domain)
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 01:10

In the geologic timescale that extends from 5.33 million to 2.58 million years ago, by universal standards, the Pliocene epoch was relatively recent, and it was at this time, when prehistoric life on Earth was adapting to a cooling climate

Does Bigfoot really exist?     Source: ginettigino / Adobe Stock.
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 23:00

A new documentary series on the Travel Channel sets out to find Bigfoot in the Pacific Northwest. North America's fabled apelike creature has been a life-long obsession of author and explorer Russell Acord and now he and his colleagues are featured in the new Travel Channel documentary series Expedition Bigfoot,

Egyptian mummies with tattoo of Archangel Michael
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 17:58

In 2014, a team of scientists in London carried out high-tech scanning on eight Egyptian mummies from the British Museum, uncovering fascinating information about them, including the revelation that one of the female mummies apparently has a tattoo symbolizing Archangel Michael on her inner thigh.

The Old Church House Inn is a 700 year-old British pub. Source: Thesupermat2 / CC BY-SA 2.0.
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 17:19

One of Britain’s oldest public houses is at risk of closure – over the replacement of a 1980’s floor. The local authorities have threatened to shut the 700-year-old Old Church House Inn because they claim the owner breached the local building code. 

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