Homo antecessor shared many facial features with modern humans. Source: Terrae Antiqvae
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 16:00

A new study suggests that human facial features are found deep within our ancestry. Some say that the similarities between the facial features of modern humans and the controversial Early Pleistocene...

1,753 Roman denarii coins were found in total spread out over Mariusz Dyl’s farm near Lublin and they have been described as “the crown of Polish archaeology.”   Source: Stanisław Staszic / Muzeum Hrubieszow
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 05:56

Polish archaeologists have uncovered a treasure trove of Roman denarii coins. They date from the first and the second century BC, and they probably belonged to a member of a Germanic people who lived in the area at the time. 

An aerial view of Atafu atoll in Tokelau         Source: DFAT / CC BY 2.0
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 01:58

Many dream of living on an island in the Pacific beneath endless blue skies and along golden beaches, far from the stresses of modern living.

Left: representation of an alpine glacier. (ryszard filipowicz / Adobe stock). Right: 19th-century depiction of St Thomas Becket, showing a sword piercing his head. St Peter’s Church, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, UK. (Cnbrb / CC BY-SA 4.0)
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 22:58

Laser scans of an alpine glacier reveal a climate catastrophe in the shadow of England’s Archbishop Thomas Becket’s murder.

Searching for the Gold of the Lost Dutchman Mine in the Superstition Mountains
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 19:03

The Lost Dutchman Mine is said to be a rich goldmine located somewhere in the southwestern American state of Arizona.

Top 15 interesting facts about ancient Egypt.            Source: Maurizio / Adobe stock
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 18:59

One of the greatest civilizations in our history belonged to the ancient Egyptians. It flourished in the fertile valleys of the world’s longest river - the Nile