Scottish Metal Detectorist Unearths Rare Medieval Knife
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 02:44

Metal detectorists dream of finding something of real historic value. One lucky detectorist in Scotland has made an astonishing find. He has found a very rare and beautifuly decorated early medieval knife in its original scabbard. 

The Prehistoric Survivors of the Doggerland Tsunami Event
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 02:28

Thousands of years ago, mainland Europe and the UK were attached by a landmass called Doggerland. A tsunami hit that land and it was believed for a time that almost all of the hunter-gatherers who were living there were lost in the natural disaster. 

Runriket, Where the Power Struggle of a Viking Ruler is Written in Stone
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 00:59

The Viking era (800 -1066 AD) is arguably one of the most fascinating in history. Runriket, or the Rune Kingdom, is a unique archaeological area in Sweden, containing more than a hundred runestones with a great number of inscriptions.

The Wemyss Caves: Ancient Pictish History and the Writing on the Walls
Monday, November 30, 2020 - 21:51

The Ancient Picts were amongst the most enigmatic inhabitants of ancient British Isles. Still a big puzzle to scholars around the world, the Pictish culture was filled to the brim with unique aspects that don’t appear to be connected to the culture of their neighbors. 

Marcus Tullius Cicero: Family Man, Friend and Father
Monday, November 30, 2020 - 20:28

In modern times, Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 - 43 BC) is remembered as the greatest Roman orator. A prolific thinker, his writings include books on rhetoric, orations, philosophical and political treatises, as well as letters. 

A cliffside Ice Age Colombian art “mural,” discovered in 2019, that simply boggles the mind in its size and extreme location!    Source: Marie-Claire Thomas / Wild Blue Media Ltd
Monday, November 30, 2020 - 16:48

Tens of thousands of paintings of people, giant extinct animals and psychedelic plants from 12,500 years ago have been discovered on remote cliffs in Colombia.