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22 ancient amphoras found off Albanian coast

TIRANA, Albania — A joint Albanian-American underwater archaeology project says it has found amphoras that are at least 2,500 years old off the Albanian coast, which might yield an ancient shipwreck. The research vessel Hercules o...

22 ancient amphoras found off Albanian coast

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Underwater Fortress Found: Ancient Fort Linked to Bloody Biblical Battles Found Off Coast of Israel Underwater archaeology is helping to transform our knowledge of the ancient world. In Israel, maritime archaeologists have discovered a 2,200-year-old Hellenistic fortress linked to biblical battles.  ...
20:17, 2019-06-01

Ancient asteroid crater found off the coast of Scotland The spot where an ancient asteroid hit the United Kingdom some 1.2 billion years ago has been tracked to a location under the sea between mainland Scotland and the Western Isles. ...
01:34, 2019-06-11

Ancient asteroid crater located off coast of Scotland Space object about a mile wide believed to have crashed into Earth around 1.2bn years agoThe location of an ancient impact crater made by the biggest asteroid ever to hit Britain has been traced to a spot under the sea between mainland Scotland and the Outer Hebrides.Researchers at Oxford and Aberde...
01:17, 2019-06-10

Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints found at ancient site Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints have been found in bricks at an archaeological site in the United Arab Emirates. The fingerprints were found at the Hili 2 site in Abu Dhabi, which is part of the Al Ain UNESCO World Heritage Site. In a Facebook post, Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Touri...
22:51, 2019-06-04

400-year-old wine found in ancient shipwreck goes up for auction Wine lovers will soon have the opportunity to purchase 400-year-old bottles recovered from an actual shipwreck. Two bottles of Shipwreck Wine, believed to be from a 14-bottle collection dating back to the late 17th century, are scheduled to be auctioned off on June 5th and 6th. Christie’s, a British...
23:34, 2019-06-05

Signs of ritual pot smoking found in ancient Chinese graves WASHINGTON (AP) — Archaeologists have unearthed the earliest direct evidence of people smoking marijuana from a 2,500-year-old graveyard in western China. The evidence comes from 10 wooden bowls found in a complex of lofty tombs situated among the Pamir Mountains. Using new techniques for chemical a...
21:51, 2019-06-12

NASA’s Curiosity found evidence of an ancient Martian lake NASA’s Curiosity rover is providing critical insights into what Mars may have been like long ago, and one of its latest discoveries helps support the idea that the Red Planet was once very blue. Scientists believe that Mars was once a fairly wet place and, just like here on Earth, we can find eviden...
20:51, 2019-05-31

Giant wolf’s head found in permafrost may have been cut off by ancient hunters Scientists are investigating whether a giant, 40,000-year-old wolf’s head found perfectly preserved beneath Siberian permafrost could have been chopped off by hunters. The severed head was found above the Arctic Circle by local man Pavel Efimov a year ago but was only announced by researchers studyi...
19:34, 2019-06-18

More than 260 dead dolphins found on Gulf Coast since February Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are investigating why bottlenose dolphins are stranding themselves at an unusually high rate in the Northern Gulf of Mexico this year...
22:17, 2019-06-15

Oldest evidence of cannabis smoking found in ancient Chinese cemetery Enlarge / This is how the braziers were placed in the tomb alongside the deceased. (credit: Xinhua Wu) The broken wooden braziers, unearthed from 2,500-year-old tombs in Western China, contained burned, blackened stones, and the interior of the wooden vessels also looked charred. To find out what ...
00:00, 2019-06-13

Fossil Hunters Found Bones From an Ancient Whale... and Then They Saw the Bite Marks There was tremendous turmoil at the top of the water’s surface. An island of flesh, once living and swimming gracefully through these ancient seas, bobbed silently, at times yanked violently to the side or jolted upward by forces below it.Read more......
18:17, 2019-08-22

Mass graves found on Scottish islands may be ancient tsunami victims A rare tsunami may have struck the islands of Shetland and Orkney off the UK’s north coast 5500 years ago, killing dozens of people who had to be hastily buried...
18:17, 2019-05-21

2 found dead after migrant boat capsizes off Libyan coast: UN The International Organization for Migration said the boat was carrying over 95 migrants and floundered off the coast of the western town of Garaboli, 60 kilometres east of the capital, Tripoli....
21:17, 2019-06-02

Evidence of ancient ‘time machine’ star found 35,000 light-years from Earth Astronomers have found evidence of one of the oldest stars in the universe, a star that lived 13.5 billion years ago, nestled inside a star that’s nearly as old. Located 35,000 light-years from Earth, the younger star, known as SMSS J160540.18−144323.1, formed after the older star exploded int...
04:17, 2019-08-07

More than 260 dolphins found stranded along the Gulf Coast since February. Scientists aren't sure why. More than 260 bottle nose dolphins have been founded stranded along the Northern Gulf of Mexico since Feb. 1, 2019.        ...
22:34, 2019-06-16

2 more dead gray whales found in Alaska, bringing 2019 toll to 75 along US West Coast Two more gray whales were found dead this week in Alaska amid the mysterious surge of deaths within the species this year along the US West Coast, CNN affiliate KTUU reports....
15:00, 2019-06-09

Watch: Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo goes coast-to-coast for huge slam Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo rocked the rim with a coast-to-coast dunk against the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals....
05:00, 2019-05-24

Cyclone Vayu spares Indian west coast a direct hit, to skirt coast A powerful cyclone that threatened the western Indian state of Gujarat, has changed course and it is now expected to just brush past the coast, authorities said on Thursday, although ports and coastal airports remained shut....
09:17, 2019-06-13

Libya coast guard rescues 290 migrants off eastern coast of Tripoli Libya's coast guard rescued 290 migrants clinging to inflatable rafts on Friday in two operations near the capital Tripoli, a naval forces spokesman said....
05:17, 2019-05-24

Scheer says Canada needs coast-to-coast corridor for pipeline construction In a speech laying out his economic vision, the opposition leader says having one dedicated route would make it easier to approve major new energy projects....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Opposition rallies again to get Albanian PM to quit Supporters of Albanian opposition parties rallied on Saturday to ask Prime Minister Edi Rama to quit and pave the way to fresh polls, dispersing after throwing firecrackers and flares to police who responded with water jets and tear gas....
05:34, 2019-06-09

Albanian opposition resume protest to oust PM Albanian opposition supporters rallied on Monday in their tenth national protest since February to pressure Prime Minister Edi Rama to quit over what they say is election fraud....
00:00, 2019-07-09

Albanian government calls no-confidence vote in president TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s governing Socialist Party has called a no-confidence vote in the president, saying it was unconstitutional for him to cancel upcoming municipal elections. Socialists’ spokeswoman Elisa Spiropali on Monday said the vote would be held at Thursday’s pa...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Albanian government vows to punish election disruption Albanian police say they have arrested five opposition supporters for allegedly damaging ballot boxes and documents to prevent upcoming municipal elections...
18:17, 2019-06-19

Albanian opposition rally renews call for PM to quit Albanian opposition supporters took to the streets again on Saturday in a mostly peaceful protest, the sixth national one in three months, calling on Prime Minister Edi Rama to step down to pave the way for early elections....
07:17, 2019-05-26

Albanian opposition trying to stop holding of local polls Albanian police say they have arrested five opposition supporters for allegedly damaging ballot boxes and documents to prevent upcoming municipal elections....
19:17, 2019-06-19

Albanian opposition supporters scuffle with police before elections Albanian opposition supporters scuffled with police outside vote-counting centres on Wednesday and burned voting equipment at three locations in a dispute over whether to hold local elections on June 30....
00:34, 2019-06-20

Albanian mayoral vote boycotted by opposition unfolds peacefully Voting in Albanian mayoral elections boycotted by opposition parties went off calmly amid low turnout on Sunday after Western countries warned against violence, although some abstainers taunted voters with songs and slogans from the communist past....
01:17, 2019-07-01

Albanian PM condemns 'barbarian' who chased tourists in viral video Tourism minister meets Spanish family after restaurant owner’s frenzied attackAlbanian authorities have moved to minimise the damage to the country’s reputation as an emerging tourist hotspot after a video of a furious restaurant owner pursuing a group of Spaniards and attempting to smash their car’...
00:51, 2019-08-21

Court upholds Albanian club's 10-year UEFA ban for fixing The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld Skenderbeu's 10-year ban from UEFA competitions for widespread fixing of domestic and European matches       ...
14:34, 2019-07-12

Albanian PM slams restaurateur after viral video of him punching windshield of Spanish tourists An Albanian restaurant owner was heavily criticized by the country's prime minister as a “barbarian” after a shocking video purportedly showed him clinging to a car and punching through its windshield following a dispute with a group of Spanish tourists....
05:34, 2019-08-21

Albanian restaurant owner at center of viral windshield smash video has business torn down The Albanian man caught on camera punching through the windshield of a moving car following a dispute with a group of Spanish tourists has had his restaurant torn down less than a week after the video went viral, reports say. ...
20:51, 2019-08-22

Missing Hawaii hiker found dead days after Amanda Eller found alive The body of hiker Noah “Kekai” Mina was discovered Wednesday, nine days after he was last seen, authorities in Hawaii said Wednesday. Helicopter rescuers spotted Mina’s body Wednesday morning about 300 feet below a fall line in the summit region of Mauna Kahalawai and recovery efforts are unde...
07:17, 2019-05-30

Former Oklahoma state senator found dead with gunshot wound is 2nd GOP ex-lawmaker found dead in two days A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was found dead with a gunshot wound in his home Wednesday, the second former GOP state lawmaker found fatally wounded in as many days....
06:51, 2019-06-08

This is what ancient statues really looked like Artists in classical cultures such as Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece and Rome were known to paint with a variety of hues -- a practice known as polychromy (from Greek, meaning "many colors.") So why do we always think of antiquities as colorless?...
14:51, 2019-08-01

Can You Name the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World? The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World are seven awe-inspiring monuments of classical antiquity that reflect the skill and ingenuity of their creators. The list, comprised by ancient Greek historians, covers only the monuments of the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern regions – the known world for the...
20:34, 2019-07-02

Some ancient crocodiles were vegetarians After a detailed analysis of ancient crocodile teeth, scientists concluded vegetarianism evolved among the distant cousins of modern crocodylians at least three different times....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Was Makhunik an Ancient Iranian Lilliput? In August 2005, a tiny mummified body was found in the ancient Persian village of Makhunik in what is now Iran. The discovery caused an international sensation when researchers reported that the remains belonged to an adolescent dwarf and that excavations of the ancient town revealed architecture th...
02:17, 2019-08-18

How Ancient Woodworkers Sculpted Civilization Humans have a remarkable relationship with trees. Trees not only provide the oxygen we need to breathe, but also wood in its rawest form.  ...
22:17, 2019-05-24

Ancient Egypt's enduring mysteries Like the legendary curse of the mummy, ancient Egypt refuses to stay buried in the past. Every so often it comes back to life -- in the 1920s with the discovery of King Tut's tomb; in the 1970s with the global tour of those golden masks; and most recently with a flurry of astonishing discoveries usi...
14:00, 2019-08-14

Ancient Mesopotamia and The Rise of Civilization In ancient times, Mesopotamia, meaning ‘land between two rivers’, was a vast region that lay between the Tigris and Euphrates river systems... ...
16:17, 2019-07-08

Beauty secrets of the ancient Egyptians The mysteries of the ancient Egyptians are vast, but their beauty tricks are no secret. Makeup might seem like a modern phenomenon -- one that has grown into a multi-billion-dollar industry -- but cosmetics were equally important to daily life in the ancient world. From the earliest era of the Egypt...
13:17, 2019-06-03

Ancient Gold Hoards of the Celtic El Dorado The legendary lost city of gold, El Dorado, has drawn over 500 formal treasure recovery teams to South America over the last 500 years and over 3,000 people have been lost searching for ancient golden goblets and sun disks.   ...
20:00, 2019-08-07

| WATCH: This beer is brewed with ancient yeast! Scientists have brought ancient beer recipes back to life using the remnants of yeast found inside antique Egyptian vessels discovered in the Holy Land....
22:34, 2019-05-23

The Cosmic Scorpion Evident in Ancient Cultures Scorpions have inhabited the Earth for over 400 million years. They were one of the first seabed evolved creatures to climb out of oceans onto land. Although older than the dinosaurs and despite many species, there has been small change to their basic form over this vast time.  ...
20:34, 2019-07-02

Lost ancient palace appears in reservoir A 3,400-year-old palace has emerged from a reservoir in the Kurdistan region of Iraq after water levels dropped because of drought. The discovery should yield more light on the mysterious Mittani Empire....
19:34, 2019-06-28

Ancient Cataclysms: 9 Catastrophes That Rocked the World Ancient cultures around the world have passed down their tales of devastating natural disasters in oral traditions, folklore, historical accounts, pictorial representations, and through myths. Catastrophic natural phenomena like earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and floods are obviously nothing new, ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

The Sacred and Ancient Legacy of our Feathered Friends Although lions, tigers and other ferocious man-eaters were hunted and subsequently ritualized by shamans who attempted to internalize the energy of these different animals ...
08:34, 2019-08-13

The Ancient Maya Apparition Who Showed the Way to Xunantunich The ancient Maya civilization was one of the most remarkable of all the many Mesoamerican cultures, not only because they wrote books and were lovers of chocolate, but also because many of their ruins and temples are still being discovered.  ...
04:51, 2019-07-01

1,000-year-old mystery surrounds ancient city Shrouded in thick rainforest and centuries of mystery, the ancient Mayan city of Tikal is one of the greatest overlooked sites of antiquity in the West....
22:00, 2019-06-07

When Children Came out to Play: Ancient Toys and Games The main halls and secured vaults of museums around the world are loaded with vast arrays of grotesque antique weapons, golden lined velvet robes, ceremonial swords and crowns, jewel encrusted scepters and other adult treasures and artifacts.  ...
07:00, 2019-06-22

Scientists use ancient yeasts to brew beer JERUSALEM — Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old. Archaeologists and microbiologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority and four Israeli universities tea...
21:17, 2019-05-22

Ancient Origins of the Moon: Was it Once Part of Earth? The origin of the Moon has been a subject of research for many years and theories about its creation abound. Hypotheses vary from non-scientific proposals, such as that the Moon is a spaceship, to the currently favored idea that it was formed more than 4.5 billion years ago from a dense cloud of deb...
13:17, 2019-06-14

10 ancient ruins that track the calendar and heavens Researchers and travelers are paying more attention to archaeoastronomy sites, which operate like giant calendars to note the passing seasons.       ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Nine Notorious Demons that Terrorized the Ancient World Storytellers have been telling tales of ancient demons wreaking havoc on humanity since the beginning of time.  ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Some ancient crocodiles preferred salad over steak Modern crocodiles have a reputation as ravenous beasts that crave flesh. While it’s certainly true that crocodiles today are more than happy to feast on fresh meat, it seems that some ancient crocs not only enjoyed leafy greens on a regular basis, but may have actually preferred a vegetarian d...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Rome bans McDonald's from ancient site McDonald's fast food outlets are ubiquitous sights around the world, but Italy's culture ministry has banned the chain from building yet another restaurant in the capital, Rome....
13:34, 2019-08-01

Some ancient crocodiles were vegetarians, study finds Modern crocodiles have a reputation as ravenous beasts that crave flesh. While it’s certainly true that crocodiles today are more than happy to feast on fresh meat, it seems that some ancient crocs not only enjoyed leafy greens on a regular basis, but may have actually preferred a vegetarian diet. T...
05:34, 2019-06-29

The Ancient Philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita, Song of God The Bhagavad Gita is one of the most important religious texts in Hinduism as well as one of the most seminal religious texts in the world, alongside the Bible, the Quran, the Torah and the Ramayana. ...
18:34, 2019-08-17

8 of the Most Popular Animal Species in the Ancient World Animals far outnumber us on the planet. And while humans have domesticated some of them for work or food, others have been observed, admired, feared, and revered from afar.  ...
01:00, 2019-07-21

Ancient Alien-Like Heads Discovered in Croatia Archaeologists digging in Croatia have unearthed three ancient alien-like skeletons and two have  artificially elongated skulls. Since 12,000-years-ago in ancient China ...
20:51, 2019-08-23

Ancient Plants Revive After Being Trapped in Ice for 400 Years Scientists visiting Ellesmere Island in the Canadian Arctic discovered something remarkable and fascinating. Led by Catherine LaFarge, a geologist from the University of Alberta in Edmonton (Canada), they were exploring an area called the Sverdrup Pass, which until just recently had been covered by ...
23:51, 2019-07-21

Macedonians Restore an Ancient Church, With an Eye on the Future Long shrouded in scaffolding, the mysterious church of St. George stands as a monument to the conflicts that have dogged cultural politics in the country....
01:34, 2019-07-16

Country diary: this ancient yew should live forever Church Preen, Shropshire: The tree in the graveyard has been rejuvenating itself for centuries. But the law needs to do more to protect such living monumentsEvening sunlight reaches through the dark branches of the yew tree, animating sinuous shapes moving through its hulk like conjugal creatures. A...
07:34, 2019-07-25

Nine Parts of the Human Soul According to the Ancient Egyptians The idea of the human soul has fascinated humankind for thousands of years. Cultures around the world have sought to explain the soul or spirit in a wide and fascinating variety of ways. ...
09:34, 2019-08-04

Miners looking for gemstones find ancient sea monster instead Miners digging for gemstones found something entirely different last month; rather than uncovering the shiny and iridescent gemstone known as ammolite, they discovered the fossilized remains of an ancient sea monster....
22:17, 2019-07-05

Could Ancient Greek Philosophy Help You Work Smarter and Better? The idea of “temperaments” or “humors” has been long debunked, but thinking in terms of broad personality types may actually help you get things done....
07:00, 2019-06-28

France Returns Around 450 Ancient Relics To Pakistan France on Tuesday handed over to Pakistan nearly 450 ancient relics, some dating as far back as 4,000 BC, seized by French customs agents over a decade ago....
03:51, 2019-07-03

Resurrecting the Ancient Israelites From the Valley of Dry Bones The Vision of the Valley of Dry Bones prophecy is one of the most powerful prophecies of the prophet Ezekiel. In this vision, Ezekiel finds himself in a valley full of dry human bones of Israelite origins. He is asked to revive them, bring them hope, and lead them to the land of Israel. ...
01:17, 2019-06-18

The Peloponnesian War: Intrigues and Conquests in Ancient Greece When speaking of ancient Greece, most of us tend to think of their sprawling city states, iconic classical culture, philosophers, and myths – and rightly so. ...
06:34, 2019-08-05

How Historians Can Now See Invisible Text on Ancient Manuscripts Historical documents considered lost to the ravages of time—like crumbling parchment thousands of years old or medieval manuscripts whose ink long ago faded away—are being given a new life thanks to a technology known as multispectral imaging. The sophisticated tech requires specialized training and...
19:51, 2019-06-27

Can Netflix’s ‘Blown Away’ make ancient glassblowing hot? Netflix is blasting this old-school art form back into the mainstream. The first season of its new competition series “Blown Away” dropped in full this month, and it’s got fans looking to get into glassblowing beyond the screen. “People stumble upon it one night when theyR...
18:34, 2019-07-31

Ancient DNA reveals Neanderthal migration and interbreeding DNA from 120,000-year-old bones sheds light on the ancestry of Neanderthals in Europe, revealing a remarkable 80,000 years of genetic continuity, interbreeding with a mystery hominin and migrations...
20:00, 2019-06-27

Coast guard rescues man, dog from Barry The U.S. Coast Guard released video of a helicopter crew rescuing a 77-year-old man and a dog from a home after floodwaters from Tropical Storm Barry inundated southern Louisiana. (July 14)        ...
21:00, 2019-07-15

Turquoise Coast is the next seaside hotspot The clear waters and sandy beaches of the Turquoise Coast -- or the Turkish Riviera -- are a quieter and less expensive option to other Mediterranean destinations. From Bodrum to Antalaya, find out where to go and what to do....
22:51, 2019-07-05

Sea-Eye rescues 44 migrants off Libya's coast A German rescue boat has picked up 44 people that were stranded off the Libyan coast. The rescue comes a day after the same boat handed over 65 migrants to Malta....
03:34, 2019-07-09

Blast-hit tankers to be assessed off UAE coast The two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran are being assessed off the coast off the United Arab Emirates before their cargos are unloaded, the ships' operators said on Sunday....
19:34, 2019-06-16

Strong earthquake off coast of El Salvador SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A strong earthquake hit off the coast of El Salvador early Thursday, sending frightened residents running out of their homes in the predawn hours. Authorities said a small tsunami was possible, but there were no immediate reports of serious damage or injuries. “...
13:51, 2019-05-30

Mississippi Gulf Coast food and fun Coastal Mississippi is a place to seek out fresh, local cuisine, dive into the region’s history and discover everyday magic in the local towns.       ...
20:00, 2019-06-10

Ancient DNA is Revealing the Origins of Livestock Herding in Africa Visitors to East Africa are often amazed by massive herds of cattle with a gorgeous array of horn, hump and coat patterns. Pastoralism – a way of life centered around herding – is a central part of many Africans’ identity. ...
01:34, 2019-05-31

Cracked skull may be proof of ancient brain surgery A broken skull suggests that brain surgery existed as far back as 2,200 years ago. The cracked cranium – which appears to have a hole drilled into it – was found at the site of an ancient Greek city in Turkey. Archaeologists uncovered the skull inside a burial chamber during new excavations at the a...
20:34, 2019-08-05

This floating village in Ghana is an oasis of ancient traditions With stilt structures over water and houses built from branches of raffia palm, Nzulezo in Jomoro district of western Ghana could pass for a less elaborate version of Venice in Italy....
02:00, 2019-05-28

Fossilized Teeth Suggest Some Ancient Crocodiles Were Vegetarians Alligators and crocodiles are some of the scariest carnivores on Earth today, but new research suggests their ancient relatives developed a preference for plants.Read more......
19:17, 2019-06-28

Remember the buzz about the Nats trading Mad Max? Ancient history When D.C. was down in the dumps, it seemed Washington might actually deal ace Max Scherzer. Now that the Nats have climbed back into contention, though, expect them to buy, not sell....
14:34, 2019-07-16

Ancient crocodile cousins evolved vegetarianism at least three times During the dinosaur era, many crocodile-like reptiles ate plants rather than guzzling meat – suggesting it was once a common lifestyle for crocodiles...
19:51, 2019-06-27

Keepers of the Sacred Flame from Ancient Rome to India The ability to ignite, maintain and control fire was a dramatic and powerful development in the habits of early humans and changed mankind’s quality of existence forever.  ...
12:51, 2019-08-20

Some People Not Aware Of Ancient Indian Knowledge: HRD Minister Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has said that some people criticise him as they are not able to accept his highlights about ancient Indian inventions and knowledge....
03:51, 2019-08-19

Dirty Dark Secrets Behind Ancient Fairy Tales Presumed innocent, yet dirty dark secrets are imbedded in the bedtime stories told to children. Fairy tales are magical narratives that pervade the young minds of children so deeply, leaving imprints on their subconscious that can mold their every-day lives.  ...
04:34, 2019-05-25

11 Ancient Remedies that Effectively Treat Modern Ailments With innovations appearing in our lives seemingly every day it seems that new breakthroughs in science are the only ones we trust. New is always considered better. With this prevalent thinking those who espouse the wisdom of the ancients are ignored and perhaps even ridiculed – right up until the po...
07:51, 2019-07-07

Pompeii: The Ancient Roman City Frozen in Time In the Campania region of Italy near the modern day city of Naples, there was once a prosperous Roman city - Pompeii. ...
07:51, 2019-07-07

The Ancient Admiration of Birds: Flamingos as Masterpieces of Art and Food In the ancient past, relationships between humans and animals were stricter than today and included the sphere of the imaginary and the sacred. ...
20:51, 2019-06-27

Millennials revealing ancient Chinese tricks online In a small room in a West Beijing cultural center, magician Tian Xueming is working hard to deceive a group of university students from Macau that he has teleported three pearl-sized balls from one bowl to another....
16:17, 2019-07-12

Ancient Mayan city burned in 'act of total war,' scientists say The ancient Maya were involved in extremely violent warfare long before previously thought, according to new evidence that suggests a prosperous city was attacked and burned down at its peak....
19:51, 2019-08-05

Armillary Spheres: Following Celestial Objects in the Ancient World Armillary spheres, originally from ancient Greece, were vital instruments for astronomers to both demonstrate and track celestial bodies and their movements. ...
21:51, 2019-05-30

Nan Madol: The Mysterious Ancient Coral Reef City Nan Madol is the only ancient city ever built upon a coral reef.  It is comprised of a set of almost 100 stone and coral filled platforms atop artificial islands separated by narrow channels and enclosed by an outer seawall. Nan Madol includes the remains of stone palaces, temples, tombs and residen...
06:00, 2019-05-24

Trump Can't Help but Try to Reignite an Ancient Feud With the Mayor of El Paso When president Donald Trump visited El Paso last week, he did more than simply force himself into ghoulish photo ops with a community still reeling from the August 3 mass shooting that left 22 people dead, he also made time to be an asshole to the city’s Republican mayor....
20:34, 2019-08-16

Kuelap, Peru - Ancient Fortress of the Cloud Warriors Built by the Chachapoyas, the fortified citadel of Kuelap was home to the Warriors of the Cloud in Peru before they were conquered by invaders. Massive stone walls and hundreds of ruins stand as a reminder of a formidable culture lost to history. The impressive nature of the Kuelap ruins explains wh...
21:34, 2019-07-08

Ancient lunar collision explains the moon's two faces The moon has two faces -- the smoother, Earth-facing side and the rougher side, the dark side of the moon, which is marred by thousands of craters. Now, scientists know why the moon's hemispheres are so different....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Egypt Opens 2 Ancient Pyramids for the First Time Since 1965 CAIRO — Egypt is opening two of its earliest pyramids, located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) south of the capital Cairo, to visitors for the first time since 1965. Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anany also told reporters on Saturday that Egyptian archeologists have uncovered a collection of s...
19:17, 2019-07-13

Mussolini’s Quincussis: Was the Ancient Roman Coin a Fake? Scientists are perplexed at the origins and provenance of two very ancient and unusual Roman coins that turned up like a bad penny in the 20th century. ...
02:00, 2019-07-09

Ancient Greek Physician Hippocrates and the Medical Revolution Classical Greece is considered by many to be the birthplace of modern Western civilization.  ...
16:51, 2019-08-24

Ancient Egyptians built this 4-towered fortress more than 2,600 years ago Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered the ruins of an ancient fortress dating to the 26th Dynasty, the last dynasty in which native Egyptians ruled before the Persians conquered the country in 525 B.C., according to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities....
16:51, 2019-05-22

NASA finds evidence of ancient lake on Mars NASA's Curiosity rover has made several discoveries since landing on Mars in August 2012. Now, it's discovered remnants what may be an ancient lake on the Red Planet....
22:00, 2019-05-31

Recent storm reveals ancient trees that are more than 4,500 years old A recent storm and low-tides have re-revealed these prehistoric trees which died over 4,500 years ago. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
16:17, 2019-05-22

Ancient DNA reveals that Jews' biblical rivals were from Greece Genetic sequencing of bones and teeth from ten Philistines who lived in what is now Israel 3200 years ago suggests a surge of migration from the Aegean at the time...
21:51, 2019-07-03

Ancient Egyptian Yeast Is This Bread’s Secret Ingredient A self-professed “bread nerd” extracted yeast from 4,000-year-old artifacts to make a loaf of sourdough. “The aroma and flavor are incredible,” he said....
21:17, 2019-08-09

Biblical bad guys the ancient Philistines came from Europe, DNA shows The ancient Philistines, the Biblical villains whose origins have puzzled scholars for decades, came to the Middle East from southern Europe more than 3,000 years ago, new DNA testing has shown....
22:17, 2019-07-03

Puma Punku: This Ancient Andean Site Keeps Everyone Guessing Puma Punku is a Pre-Columbian archaeological site in Bolivia that is steeped in wonder and mystery. The architecture found in the ruins astounds archaeologists and historians and has inspired advanced ancient civilization and ancient alien theories. Puma Punku (Pumapunku, Puma Puncu) which means “do...
01:51, 2019-06-15

The Maasai Legend Behind Ancient Hominin Footprints in Tanzania In 1976 paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey and other scientists reported that they’d found ancient hominin footprints at a site in Laetoli, northeastern Tanzania.  ...
00:51, 2019-07-02

Did ancient Mayan civilisation collapse because of a sudden drought? We have the best evidence yet that there was a prolonged drought at the time of the demise of the classic Mayan civilisation - and could explain why it collapsed...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Grave robbers missed these ancient Greek graves Grave robbers are usually a determined bunch, but for the past 3,400 years, unsavory burglars have managed to miss two ancient burial chambers just outside of Corinth, Greece, according to archaeologists who are now analyzing the tombs' Bronze Age skeletons and artifacts....
15:00, 2019-08-14

Climate Change Could Be Behind An 'Extraordinary' Ancient Plant Bloom in the UK Cycads are palm-tree like plants that dominated the Earth’s landscape some 280 million years ago when the continents were smashed up into Pangea. Back then, the planet was going through global warming due to increased carbon dioxide levels from natural processes, which allowed plants called cycads t...
07:17, 2019-08-23

Global heating: ancient plants set to reproduce in UK after 60m years Cycad in Isle of Wight produces outdoor male and female cones for first time on recordAn exotic plant has produced male and female cones outdoors in Britain for what is believed to be the first time in 60m years. Botanists say the event is a sign of global heating.Two cycads (Cycas revoluta), a type...
15:51, 2019-08-22

Investigators Say a Ring Smuggled $145 Million in Ancient Artifacts It focused on treasures from six separate countries, and was led by Subhash Kapoor, one of the world’s largest antiquities smugglers, a criminal complaint says....
03:17, 2019-07-11

Greek man arrested over online advert for ancient coins THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Police in central Greece have arrested a man suspected of dealing in illegally excavated antiquities who had allegedly placed an advert to sell ancient coins on a Greek website for second-hand items. In a statement Friday, police said a search of the 45-year-old Greek sus...
18:00, 2019-06-07

Egypt opens ancient pyramids for first time since 1960s CAIRO — Egypt on Saturday opened two of its oldest pyramids, located about 25 miles south of the capital Cairo, to visitors for the first time since 1965. Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anany told reporters that tourists were are now allowed to visit the Bent Pyramid and its satellite pyramid in the...
20:34, 2019-07-15

Italy bans McDonald’s near ancient Roman monument Italy’s Culture ministry announced the decision after the municipal administration loudly protested against the notion of serving burgers in the archaeological zone that hosts the 3rd century A.D. Baths of Caracalla....
18:00, 2019-08-01

DNA of First Settlers of Scandinavia Gleaned from Ancient Chewing Gums The first humans who settled in Scandinavia more than 10,000 years ago left their DNA behind in ancient chewing gums, which are masticated lumps made from birch bark pitch. This is shown in a new study conducted at Stockholm University and published in Communications Biology. There are few human bon...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Microsoft says mandatory password changing is “ancient and obsolete” (credit: ABC Photo Archives / Getty Images) Microsoft is finally catching on to a maxim that security experts have almost universally accepted for years: periodic password changes are likely to do more harm than good. In a largely overlooked post published late last month, Microsoft said it was re...
01:51, 2019-06-04

Ancient skeleton of ‘brutally murdered’ man in Scotland may be a royal An ancient Scot who was subjected to a gruesome death 1,400 years ago might have actually been a royal, according to new research. The Pictish man with a smashed skull was found in a Scottish cave a few years ago but recent analysis has given more clues as to who he was and how he......
06:51, 2019-07-24

France returns stolen ancient artifacts to Pakistan France returned more than 400 stolen artifacts to the government of Pakistan on Tuesday, including ancient busts, vases, urns and goblets, some dating to the second and third millennia B.C....
02:34, 2019-07-03

Experts Scramble to Study Ancient Fort Before It’s Lost to the Sea Archaeologists working on the 2,500-year-old Dinas Dinlle hill fort on the Gwynedd coastline in Wales are racing a climate change clock to uncover the site’s secrets before they are lost to the sea.  ...
08:17, 2019-08-22

Astronomers find dozens of massive, ancient galaxies Astronomers have discovered an abundance of vast, ancient galaxies. Scientists spotted the galaxies in the distant universe using the combined power of several space observatories....
02:34, 2019-08-09

Dig in! Archaeologists serve up ancient menus for modern tables Porridge, loaves and sauces Egyptians and Romans consumed have become today’s cookbook crazeDuring a 1954 BBC documentary about Tollund Man, the mysterious body of a hanged man discovered in a peat bog in Denmark, the noted archaeologist Sir Mortimer Wheeler ate a reconstruction of the 2,000-year-ol...
03:34, 2019-08-12

How did the ancient Egyptians catch and mummify millions of ibises? Egyptians mummified millions of sacred ibises thousands of years ago. Analysing their DNA seems to show they were sourced from the wild rather than large farms...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Ancient fossil offers clues as to when mammals learned how to eat We humans tend to take our ability to chew and swallow for granted, but as mammals we actually have a pretty complicated system of bones and muscles helping us tackle our pizza slices and steaks. Determining when mammals developed their unique style of eating has been a topic of discussion among sci...
02:00, 2019-07-22

Italian officials ban McDonald's near ancient Roman monument Italian officials have barred McDonald's from building a restaurant near an ancient site in Rome, with some believing it would be disrespectful to serve burgers so close to archaeological wonders. ...
04:00, 2019-08-01

Birds in the Ancient World: Messengers of Omens and Auguries Translators regularly face the problem that the words and expressions of one language do not always translate exactly into those of another.  ...
20:51, 2019-06-27

Great Brittany: exploring the Emerald Coast With its belle époque resorts, long empty beaches and medieval castles, the Emerald Coast is big on laid-back charm – and perfect for a family adventureWe’re sitting on an empty beach, a wide sweep of white sand overlooking the emerald sea, and we can’t quite believe we have it all to ourselves. Had...
13:51, 2019-07-13

Hurricane Barbara forms well off coast of Mexico Hurricane Barbara formed Monday in the Pacific Ocean and meteorologists expect it to strengthen into a major storm as it tracks in the general direction of Hawaii....
03:17, 2019-07-02

The Latest: Cyclone forecast to jog away from Indian coast VERAVAL, India (AP) — The Latest on Cyclone Vayu (all times local): ___ 12:30 p.m. Authorities say a very severe cyclone appears to have changed course and is less likely to touch India’s western coast than was previously forecast. The India Meteorological Department says Cyclone Vayu has jogg...
09:51, 2019-06-13

The Latest: Damaged oil tanker arrives off UAE coast DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 10:45 a.m. The Norwegian-owned oil tanker Front Altair, which caught fire after being apparently attacked last week in the Gulf of Oman, has arrived off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. The shi...
09:17, 2019-06-16

Turkey draws EU ire over oil drilling off Cyprus' coast Turkey has sent a second ship to search for oil and natural gas in maritime waters that Cyprus claims as its own. The move is set to draw a sharp EU rebuke, though Cyprus has already acted against the first vessel....
00:00, 2019-06-21

UN says migrant boat capsized off Libya's coast The U.N. migration agency says a boat carrying dozens of Europe-bound migrants has capsized off Libya's Mediterranean coast, as the search for survivors continues....
19:00, 2019-06-02

Four dead after quake hits off Indonesia coast JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian authorities say a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that hit off Java island has killed four people and damaged more than 200 houses, swaying buildings as far away as the capital. The U.S. Geological Survey says Friday night’s quake was centered 151 kilometers (94 miles)...
15:00, 2019-08-03

6.8 magnitude earthquake hits coast of Chile  An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck off Chile's coast on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, but local authorities said there was no immediate report of any damage....
01:17, 2019-08-02

Djokovic continues to coast; Wawrinka advances Novak Djokovic continued to cruise at the French Open, sweeping to an easy win over 147th-ranked Italian qualifier Salvatore Caruso to reach the fourth round at Roland Garros....
16:51, 2019-06-01

More than 80 migrants feared drowned off Tunisia coast Dozens of African migrants are feared to have drowned after their boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia after setting of for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Thursday....
05:17, 2019-07-05

| Ivory Coast on alert after Cup of Nations upsets Coach Ibrahim Kamara said his Ivory Coast side would be on their guard going into Monday's last-16 encounter with Mali after a string of surprise results at AFCON....
01:00, 2019-07-08

Seamen kidnapped off Cameroon's coast: sources A number of seamen have been kidnapped after an attack on their vessel off the coast of Cameroon in West Africa's piracy-plagued Gulf of Guinea, a source in the Cameroonian army and a source at the major port of Douala said on Friday....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Barry now a hurricane as it looms off the coast of Louisiana “We have a hurricane!” Ken Graham, director of the National Hurricane Center declared Saturday, upgrading Barry from a tropical storm as it slowly plodded along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana. The large storm is moving at just 6 miles per hour, and is expected to gradually edge closer to th...
22:34, 2019-07-13

Russian bombers fly near Alaska coast, US military says Four nuclear-capable Russian bombers and two Russian fighter jets were intercepted off the west coast of Alaska by U.S. aircraft, American military officials said Monday....
23:17, 2019-05-21

Jellyfish as big as a human seen off Cornwall coast – video A large barrel jellyfish has been spotted by the biologist and wildlife presenter Lizzie Daly, who came face to face with the sea creature while diving near Falmouth. Barrel jellyfish are the biggest species of jellyfish found in British waters Continue reading......
20:17, 2019-07-16

The Coast HP7R Flashlight Kept Me Safe From Skunks I wouldn’t blame you if you rolled your eyes after I told you that I had found the most fantastic flashlight (the COAST HP7R.) And I certainly wouldn’t blame you if you thought all flashlights were basically the same. In fact, I thought the same thing, too... before I went camping last weekend at th...
02:17, 2019-08-23

1.5-metre jellyfish spotted off coast of Cornwall Divers stayed close to giant animal for an hour before it swam awayA giant barrel jellyfish has been spotted off the coast of Cornwall by divers.“I’ve never seen one that big,” said Lizzie Daly, a biologist who saw the creature near Falmouth. “We had seen a few smaller jellyfish at a beautiful reef ...
21:17, 2019-07-15

NASA’s Curiosity just stumbled upon evidence of an ancient Martian lake NASA’s Curiosity rover is providing critical insights into what Mars may have been like long ago, and one of its latest discoveries helps support the idea that the Red Planet was one very blue. Scientists believe that Mars was once a fairly wet place and, just like here on Earth, we can find e...
01:17, 2019-05-31

Ancient forests and vast marshlands added to UN heritage list Unesco announces first of this year’s sites to be protected for their value to humanityAncient forests, vast marshlands and a natural park replete with glaciers, ice caves and volcanoes are among the sites that have been added to Unesco’s world heritage list.More than 1,000 sites around the world – ...
16:51, 2019-07-05

2 ancient, intact chamber tombs unearthed in southern Greece The ministry said Sunday that the newly found tombs include two full burials and bones from 14 individuals whose remains had been transferred from other tombs....
04:00, 2019-08-12

Maat: Ancient Egyptian Goddess of Truth, Justice and Morality Maat, also known as Ma’at or Mayet, was a female goddess in the ancient Egyptian religion who represented truth, justice, balance and morality.  The daughter of the Egyptian sun deity Ra and wife of the moon god Thoth, she served a kind of spirit of justice to the Egyptians.  She decided whether a p...
22:51, 2019-06-09

Israel unveils ancient road ‘where Jesus walked’ to temple Israel officially opened a stairway, known as "Pilgrim's Road," that Jesus is believed to have walked on in ancient Jerusalem as another place for Judeo-Christian visitors to see in the Holy Land....
15:17, 2019-07-04

Fendi stages ethereal tribute to Lagerfeld in ancient Rome Fendi paid tribute Thursday to the late Karl Lagerfeld with an ethereal haute couture show overlooking the monumental Rome Colosseum from atop Palatine Hill...
07:17, 2019-07-05

Huarmey Queen: Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous in Ancient Peru The Huarmey Queen is the name given to the 1200-year-old remains of a Wari woman found in a rich tomb in Peru. She has been a subject of interest since her lavish mausoleum was discovered six years ago. Her skeleton and grave goods have provided details on her appearance, lifestyle, health issues, a...
14:34, 2019-08-16

Ancient 3,400-year-old palace discovered after drought reveals ruins The incredible ruins of an ancient palace in Iraqi Kurdistan have emerged from the waters of the Tigris River. A team of German and Kurdish archaeologists reports that, in fall 2018, receding waters in the Mosul Dam reservoir unexpectedly revealed the remains in the ancient city, Kemune. The Bronze ...
20:51, 2019-07-02

25 Ancient Gold-Filled Warrior Tombs Discovered in Spain Archaeologists excavating in Spain have discovered 25 tombs of suspected warrior aristocrats containing hoards of artifacts and gold.  ...
14:34, 2019-08-16

The Curious Phaistos Disc – Ancient Mystery or Clever Hoax? In 1908 an Italian archaeologist ventured into the ruins of Phaistos, an ancient Minoan palace on the south coast of Crete. In an underground temple depository, among burnt bones, dust, and ashes, he found a remarkably intact golden-hued disc. The discovery is known as one of the most famous mysteri...
00:00, 2019-06-06

Ancient Pyramid Cities of Peru: A Catalogue of Swift Decline From 2600 BC to 1533, the legacy of the Peruvian region has revealed no end of epic tales of power, growth, unification, and demise.  ...
08:51, 2019-08-14

Neuroimaging and Ancient Engravings Allow Experts to Understand Prehistoric Thinking Researchers in France have used neuroimaging to monitor the impact of prehistoric engravings on modern human brains. ...
23:00, 2019-07-15

A Quarry Is Actually A 3D Map Of The Ancient Egyptian Underworld, Suggests Polish Scientist Ancient Egyptians are well known for their creation of vast architectural structures which penetrate the skies and each one required a thorough understanding of the universal dynamics of breadth, width, and height. ...
20:34, 2019-07-02

Ancient saber-toothed cats could crush a skull with their teeth If you were transported back in time some 100,000 years there’s a good chance you’d run into any number of creatures that could rapidly end your life. One of those species was the saber-toothed cat, and while we may never know how aggressive the big felines would have been towards a huma...
12:00, 2019-06-04

Ancient gene mutation could protect against diabetes, study finds Mutant form linked to rise of cooking helps about half of humans keep blood sugar lowerAn ancient mutation that spread through humans after the advent of cooking may protect people against high blood sugar and diabetes today, scientists have said.Researchers at University College London (UCL) discov...
21:34, 2019-06-04

Ancient bones should rewrite history but not the present | Kenan Malik Homo sapiens might well have been living in Europe 210,000 years ago, but it’s not relevant to contemporary debates about raceIn 1978, two skulls were discovered in a cave called Apidima in southern Greece. Both, it was thought, were Neanderthal. Now, a new study using 3D computer reconstructions ha...
08:00, 2019-07-14

Ancient Siberia was home to previously unknown humans, say scientists DNA analysis reveals hardy group genetically distinct from Eurasians and East AsiansIt was cold, remote and involved picking fights with woolly mammoths – but it seems ancient Siberia 30,000 years ago was home to a hardy and previously unknown group of humans. Scientists say the discovery could help...
19:34, 2019-06-05

Ancient seabed buried deep in Earth can create diamonds Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but where exactly do they come from? Small amounts of salt trapped inside diamonds show the precious stones are produced from ancient seabeds that were buried deep within Earth’s crust, according to new research from a team of scientists in Australia. R...
20:51, 2019-05-31

Ancient saber-toothed cats could crush skulls with their teeth If you were transported back in time some 100,000 years there’s a good chance you’d run into any number of creatures that could rapidly end your life. One of those species was the saber-toothed cat and while we may never know how aggressive the big felines would have been towards a human, new resear...
19:17, 2019-06-04

Ancient cave bears were pushed to extinction by humans, not climate Cave bears no longer exist. They went extinct tens of thousands of years ago, and all we have left of the massive ancient creatures are fossils. Figuring exactly why they disappeared has proven to be a significant challenge for researchers, with some believing that a changing climate ultimately doom...
23:00, 2019-08-16

DNA from mummy's tomb reveals ancient Egyptian origins of watermelon DNA analysis has revealed that leaves found on an ancient Egyptian mummy came from a domesticated watermelon with sweet, red flesh just like modern varieties...
13:51, 2019-05-22

Who Were the Mysterious Neolithic People That Enabled the Rise of Ancient Egypt? To many, ancient Egypt is synonymous with the pharaohs and pyramids of the Dynastic period starting about 3,100 BC. ...
18:51, 2019-08-02

Ancient Britons had giant worms in their kidneys, study shows Ancient Britons should have cooked their fish more. A recent study from the University of Cambridge revealed that Bronze-Age Brits had worms in their kidneys measuring over three feet in length. Researchers believe that the people caught the deadly worms (along with a host of other parasites) by eat...
00:17, 2019-08-24

New Breakthrough Means We Can Finally Detect the Color Red in Ancient Fossils Some 3 million years ago, a tiny mouse featuring reddish fur on its back and a white belly scurried across the landscape of what is now Germany. We know this thanks to a remarkable new breakthrough in which reddish color pigment was detected in an ancient fossil—a scientific first.Read more......
14:00, 2019-05-22

Ancient Peruvian engineering could help solve modern water shortages Enlarge / Diversion canals channel water into earth-bottomed infiltration canals like this one, where water can begin to soak into the ground on its way to a pond or basin. (credit: Musuq Briceño, CONDESAN, 2012.) Rain seldom falls on the desert lowlands of coastal Peru, so people in the area have...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Ancient Roman ‘pen’ with inscribed joke unearthed in London archaeological dig The inscription on the Roman Empire-era stylus essentially reads, "I went to Rome and all I got you was this pen," according to the researchers who translated it....
00:00, 2019-08-02

Ancient space collision caused mysterious Moon 'anomaly' There are two distinct sides (or faces) of the Moon: one is largely marked with craters, while the other is chock full of open basins. Now, a new study suggests that an ancient celestial body is the cause of this mysterious "anomaly."...
16:51, 2019-05-22

Ancient ale! Belgium monks unearth beer recipe over 2 centuries old! Belgium Monks have unearthed a beer recipe that hasn’t been made in over 2 centuries! Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
00:01, 2019-05-24

Ancient humans thrived in rainforests by hunting monkeys and squirrels Rainforest species are usually too difficult for people to catch – but for 45,000 years, humans in Sri Lanka survived by hunting squirrels and monkeys...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Secretive new frog species from ancient lineage discovered in India A new species of frog discovered on the forest floor in India’s Western Ghat mountain range is the only member of an ancient lineage stretching back millions of years...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Ancient Egyptians feasted on sweet watermelons at least 3500 years ago DNA analysis has revealed that leaves found on an ancient Egyptian mummy came from a domesticated watermelon with sweet, red flesh just like modern varieties...
22:34, 2019-05-21

Cosmic Oceans: The Primordial Waters of Ancient Creation Myths Almost without exception, mythological and folkloric traditions around the ancient world were concerned with the matter of deep time and the earth’s creation.  ...
22:17, 2019-07-31

Hi-Tech Levitation Devices Used To “Float” Ancient Egyptian Sphinx In 1913, archaeologists working with the Egyptian Antiquities Service, the Egypt Exploration Fund and the British School of Archaeology, excavated an enormous red-granite sphinx representing the divine power of pharaoh Ramses II from the Temple of the God Ptah at Memphis, Egypt and sailed it to the ...
01:51, 2019-06-15

Mysterious ancient ‘rock columns’ 2,500 years older than Stonehenge Archaeologists are finally teaming up to solve the mystery surrounding a prehistoric megalith site in Armenia known as the “Armenian Stonehenge”. Bnorran Historic-Cultural NGO and the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography will be working together despite their differences of opinion o...
05:17, 2019-08-01

A 2,000-year-old stylus makes a point about ancient Roman humor Enlarge / The text is inscribed on all four sides of the stylus. (credit: Museum of London Archaeology) "I have come from the City. I bring you a welcome gift with a sharp point that you may remember me,” reads the Latin inscription on the 2,000-year-old iron stylus. “I ask, if fortune allowed, th...
23:00, 2019-07-31

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover to Explore Ancient Life NASA's Mars 2020 rover, its latest robotic mission to the Red Planet, will include technology to explore ancient life on Mars, according to the space agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory....
11:17, 2019-06-14

Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old. Archaeologists and microbiologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority and four Israeli universitie...
17:51, 2019-05-22

Researchers Brew Biblical Beer Using Yeast From Ancient Pottery A multidisciplinary team in Israel believe that they have brewed ancient beers similar to those once drunk by Biblical characters such as David and Goliath.  ...
21:51, 2019-05-23

French Wine With a Hint of Rome Revealed By Ancient Grape DNA Seeds of grapes used in the production of wine, found in archaeological sites across Europe, have been genetically tested and tell a story of continuity from ancient Rome until this very day.  ...
03:34, 2019-06-12

Prehistoric city offers glimpse of ancient living near Jerusalem A huge prehistoric settlement discovered near Jerusalem by Israeli archaeologists offers new insight into how civilizations developed around the end of the Stone Age....
19:00, 2019-07-16

Earliest Writing System May Have Been Developed by Ancient Metalworkers 6,000 Years Ago An Israeli academic has claimed to have found the earliest writing in the world. He claims that a proto-writing system was developed by ancient metalworkers over 6,000 years ago in the southern Levant. ...
00:17, 2019-08-06

Surprise Discovery Reveals Ancient City of Troy is 5,500 Years Old The city of Troy has fascinated people for millennia. Once thought to be purely mythological, the lost city emerged as a real place in history when it was discovered in Turkey by Heinrich Schliemann in the 1870s. ...
19:17, 2019-08-24

One of the World’s Most Ancient Cities Experienced Surprisingly Modern Problems New archaeological evidence suggests the inhabitants of Çatalhöyük, an ancient city founded over 9,000 years ago in what is now Turkey, were subject to many urban problems we’re familiar with today, including overcrowding, interpersonal violence, and sanitation issues. Read more......
02:17, 2019-06-19

9 Ancient Physicians and Legendary Healers that Changed Medicine Forever Most people have heard of the eminent physician Hippocrates and his famous oath. But far fewer know of Shennong, Avicenna, and Andreas Vesalius – some of the lesser-known figures to have transformed the face of ancient medicine. ...
09:34, 2019-08-04

Why Are There 365 Days in a Year? Organizing Dates with an Ancient Egyptian Calendar The calendar is one of mankind’s most important inventions. Calendars allowed societies to organize time for religious, social, economic, and administrative purposes. The calendar, or rather, two sets of calendars, were invented by the ancient Egyptians. One was the first with 365 days in a year. ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Ancient Ancestors Made A Large and Deliberate Migration to Australia The size of the first population of people needed to arrive, survive, and thrive in what is now Australia is revealed in two studies published on June 17. ...
00:00, 2019-06-19

Were These Ancient Egyptian Bomb-Shells Chemical Or Natural Blondes? Egyptian noblewoman Tjuyu and her husband Yuya were important figures in Amenhotep III’s court and she is believed to have died in 1375 BC. Most widely known as being the great-grandmother of legendary pharaoh Tutankhamun, ...
21:34, 2019-06-17

An ancient Mars crater likely spawned a devastating mega-tsunami The Mars we know today is dry, dusty, and (probably) devoid of life, but that wasn’t always the case. Scientists believe Mars was once a wet world, with vast oceans that may have or may not have supported life. Now, a new study suggests that if there was any life hanging out on the Red Planet ...
00:51, 2019-08-06

Ancient flood shows some dinosaurs nested in colonies like birds We’ve long suspected that some dinosaurs nested in colonies like birds do, and now an exceptional fossil site has given us the strongest evidence that they did...
17:34, 2019-07-16

Ancient meteor strike may have triggered mega-tsunami on Mars Researchers may have located the site of an ancient meteor strike that flooded Mars with a mega-tsunami. This could provide insight life on Mars.       ...
12:34, 2019-08-06

Border agents seize ancient Egyptian mummy linen US Customs and Border Protection officers in Michigan seized five jars of ancient Egyptian mummy linen coming illegally through the northern border last month. Inspection of a shipment on a Canadian mail truck in Marysville, Michigan, on May 25 revealed the illegal antiquities, believed to be from b...
20:34, 2019-06-27

What Really Happened On The Deadliest Single Day In Coast Guard History? The sinking of the ammunition ship USS Serpens in January 1945 was the single deadliest day in the history of the Coast Guard. The gigantic explosion, which killed 250 sailors and almost vaporized the ship, was blamed on an accident involving the ship’s explosive cargo. Now, new allegations push th...
06:51, 2019-08-14

Ivory Coast cocoa season grindings up 8% to 455,000 T- exporters *Ivory Coast cocoa grinders had processed 455,000 tonnes of beans since the start of the season in October to the end of July, data from exporters' association GEPEX showed on Friday. *This is up 8% from 421,000 tonnes during same period last season. *Grinders processed 48,000 tonnes of beans in Jul...
14:17, 2019-08-09

The West Coast is running out of space to put dead whales PORTLAND, Ore. — So many gray whales are washing up on the U.S. West Coast that the federal agency that deals with the rotting carcasses is running out of places to put them while they decompose. NOAA Fisheries is asking those with private, isolated beachfront property to “host” a rottin...
12:17, 2019-06-21

‘Iceberg alley’ photos along Canada’s coast are very cool Remarkable images show gigantic icebergs as they pass by Canada’s Cape Bonavista. The area off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador is dubbed “iceberg alley” on account of the colossal bergs that float by every spring. “Our Cape Bonavista Lighthouse looks pretty small in comparison to this huge ic...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Boat carrying more than 70 migrants capsizes off Tunisian coast A boat carrying more than 70 migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia after setting off for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
17:00, 2019-07-04

At least two migrants die, 25 missing in boat accident off Libyan coast At least two migrants died and around 25 others were missing after their inflatable boat capsized off the western Libyan coast, a spokesman for the coastguard said on Sunday....
21:34, 2019-06-02

Barry strengthens to a hurricane as it heads toward the Louisiana coast _____ Barry strengthened from a tropical storm to a category 1 hurricane Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as it bears down on the Louisiana coast. The slow-moving storm in the Gulf of Mexico was expected to make landfall during the day, bringing strong winds and heavy rain tha...
20:17, 2019-07-13

‘Flip or Flop’ star goes solo in ‘Christina on the Coast’ Christina Anstead says she has “so much going on right now” — and that’s not an understatement. The “Flip or Flop” star, who announced in March that she’s expecting a child with her second husband, Ant Anstead (she’s due in September), has been filming three shows simultaneously — including “Christi...
21:17, 2019-05-21

At least 8 migrants dead after boat flips off Turkish coast At least eight people died when a boat carrying migrants capsized off Turkey's southwestern Aegean coast Monday, authorities said, adding that nearly three dozen were rescued....
16:17, 2019-06-17

Norwegian Air cutting more flights between East Coast and Europe The European low-fare carrier will end flights from the East Coast to Dublin on Sept. 15. Service from Hamilton, Ontario, is also being axed.       ...
02:51, 2019-08-14

| Zaha strikes as Ivory Coast reach Cup of Nations last 16 Wilfried Zaha scored on his first start at this year's Africa Cup of Nations as Ivory Coast clinched a place in the last 16 with victory over Namibia....
04:51, 2019-07-02

Storm likely to churn into hurricane, looms on U.S. Gulf coast A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans is likely to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
14:51, 2019-07-11

Canada reapproves contentious Pacific coast pipeline Canada's federal government has once again approved the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast....
04:17, 2019-06-19

North Korea Fires Two Projectiles off Its East Coast North Korea fired two projectiles off the country’s east coast, South Korean officials said, as Pyongyang ratchets up pressure on Washington amid stalled nuclear talks....
03:17, 2019-07-25

'Wonderful!' - Watch Trentin coast to victory on Stage 17 "Italy’s Matteo Trentin cruises to victory in a sweltering Stage 17 of the Tour de France at Gap. Watch the 2019 Tour de France LIVE on Eurosport 1 and the Eurosport Player"...
01:00, 2019-07-25

Tropical Depression off Mexico Coast not impacting land TUCSON – What was once Tropical Storm Henriette is now just a Tropical Depression as it weakens in the Pacific off the coast of Mexico. It had max sustained winds of 40 MPH on Monday but as of Tuesday morning, max winds are at 30 MPH. Tropical Depression Henriette will continue to move west, ...
23:34, 2019-08-13

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast - operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship's operator said on Sunday....
13:51, 2019-06-16

At least 26 dead after fishing boat capsizes off Honduran coast At least 26 people died after a lobster-fishing boat capsized off the Atlantic coast of Honduras during poor weather conditions, an armed forces spokesman said on Wednesday, in one of the country's worst-ever accidents at sea....
04:34, 2019-07-04

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast: operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship's operator said on Sunday....
12:17, 2019-06-16

‘Big Little Lies’ tourism is killing California’s pristine coast Big Sur has a big little problem. The dreamy coastal city set on a precarious cliffside has survived massive mudslides, heavy rains and fires, but it may not be able to overcome a deluge of Renattas, Bonnies, Madelines, Celestes and Janes. Fans of HBO’s “Big Little Lies,” a show about wealthy women ...
00:00, 2019-07-12

Fears grow that WW2 wreck could explode on Kent coast Experts divided over risk from US munitions ship that sank 75 years ago near SheernessIt is 75 years this Tuesday since the SS Richard Montgomery sank off the Kent coast on its way to allied-occupied France. But the remains of the US cargo vessel, which went down on 20 August 1944, with more than 6,...
15:34, 2019-08-18

U.S. Coast Guard seized over $569 million in drugs from May to July Vice President Mike Pence called the seizure of more than 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana worth a combined $569 million by the U.S. Coast Guard "historic."...
16:17, 2019-07-12

Frontline oil tanker struck by torpedo off UAE coast - Tradewinds An oil tanker owned by Norway's Frontline has been struck by a torpedo off the coast of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, shipping newspaper Tradewinds reported on Thursday, citing unnamed industry sources....
09:34, 2019-06-13

Sea turtles nest at record pace along Georgia coast SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The number of sea turtle nests along the Georgia coast is on pace to set a record this year. Kris Williams is director of Caretta Research Project, a sea turtle conservation organization. She told the Savannah Morning News that beach patrols along the Georgia coast between Tybee...
21:51, 2019-06-12

Morocco progresses at African Cup after beating Ivory Coast CAIRO (AP) — Morocco beat Ivory Coast 1-0 to qualify for the last 16 from the African Cup of Nations’ so-called group of death and give coach Herve Renard another victory over his former team on Friday. Youssef En-Nesyri slotted home for the only goal in the first half having been set up by a ...
23:00, 2019-06-28

In Portugal, a man braves dangerous cliffs to clean-up the coast Every week, carrying a large bag to collect marine litter, sea-lover Miguel Lacerda climbs up and down dangerous 140-metre-high cliffs, dedicating himself to cleaning up Portugal's rocky coast....
16:34, 2019-05-24

Turkish sailors kidnapped by pirates off Nigeria's coast Ten Turkish sailors were abducted from their ship by armed men off the coast of Nigeria on Monday, the co-partner of the shipping company, Ahmet Paksoy, told CNN on Tuesday....
00:17, 2019-07-17

More than a hundred migrants feared dead off Libya coast Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Tuesday it fears that a boat packed with migrants sunk off the Libyan coast with more than a hundred people dead....
00:17, 2019-08-21

NYC parents flee to the Amalfi Coast while kids are at camp Every year in late June, swarms of pre-teens are shuttled off to camp in Maine, Pennsylvania and upstate New York. Their parents, though, take a decidedly more glamorous route to rest and relaxation — heading straight to the Amalfi Coast and Capri for their own version of grown-up camp, Italian styl...
01:00, 2019-08-17

The Latest: 4 dead after quake hits off Indonesia coast Indonesian authorities say a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that hit off Java island has killed four people and damaged more than 200 houses, swaying buildings as far away as the c...
13:34, 2019-08-03

Coast Guard siezes alledged drug sub in Pacific The U.S. Coast Guard says a cutter interdicted a submarine suspected of smuggling drugs in the Pacific Ocean. A video shows Coast Guard officers boarding the submarine and ordering those inside to open the hatch. (June 18)        ...
05:17, 2019-07-12

Gujarat On Alert As Cyclone Vayu Likely To Hit The Coast On June 13 Gujarat Cyclone Updates: A heavy rainfall warning has been issued in parts of Gujarat in the next few days and Cyclone Vayu is expected to hit Gujarat coast on June 13....
12:17, 2019-06-11

40 migrants rescued off coast of Libya brought to Malta Forty migrants rescued off the coast of Libya were successfully transferred Sunday to Maltese military boats and brought to port, the German rescue group Sea-Eye said....
11:51, 2019-08-05

6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes coast of Japan near Fukushima A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit off of the coast of Japan near Fukushima on Sunday morning. People reported feeling the quake in the capital, Tokyo, approximately 155 miles away....
19:17, 2019-08-05

Man swimming off Hawaii coast killed in shark attack A 65-year-old man swimming off the coast of Maui on Saturday morning is now dead after an encounter with a shark. Thomas Smiley, who CNN reports was from California, was approximately 60 yards from Kaanapali Beach at the time. He was brought back ashore and CPR was performed but the man ultimately d...
05:34, 2019-05-28

Snag $4.99 bus seats during the East Coast debut of FlixBus FlixBus will offer $4.99 seats during its East Coast debut with routes connecting New York City, Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.        ...
19:51, 2019-05-29

Frontline oil tanker struck by torpedo off UAE coast: Tradewinds An oil tanker owned by Norway's Frontline has been struck by a torpedo off the coast of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, shipping newspaper Tradewinds reported on Thursday, citing unnamed industry sources....
09:51, 2019-06-13

Once Threatened, Sea Turtle Nests Thrive Along the Georgia Coast Longstanding efforts to protect the nests of loggerhead sea turtles have been paying off, emphasizing the importance of collaboration in conservation....
12:17, 2019-06-13

Morocco 1-0 Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened Hervé Renard;s side make it six points from two matches En-Nesyri’s goal crowns accomplished performance 7.53pm BST That was a terrific performance by Morocco, perhaps the best in the tournament so far. They take three points thanks to a wonderful goal - created by Amrabat, scored by En-Nesyri - and...
23:34, 2019-06-28

USGS: Magnitude-6.5 earthquake hits Chile’s coast SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A powerful magnitude-6.5 earthquake has shaken Chile’s Pacific coast but there were no immediate reports of major damages or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck at 7:19 p.m. local time Thursday at a depth of 10 kilometers and its epicenter was 79.9...
04:01, 2019-06-14

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits California near Pacific Coast SCOTIA, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has hit near the Pacific coast of Northern California. The agency says the earthquake struck at 8:53 p.m. at a spot 17.3 miles (27.9 kilometers) southwest of Scotia, a town of 850 people. The earthquake had a depth of 5...
11:51, 2019-06-23

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa ID’d off Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Researchers working in the murky waters of the northern Gulf Coast have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States, historical officials said Wednesday. A statement by the Alabama Historical Commission said remains of the Gulf...
01:34, 2019-05-23

The two competing goals for Yankees on this West Coast trip OAKLAND, Calif. — Almost 3,000 miles away from Yankee Stadium the Yankees opened a nine-game West Coast trip Tuesday night that could determine whether they will have home-field advantage throughout the postseason. Three games in the dilapidated Coliseum against the A’s, who started Tuesday evening’...
08:51, 2019-08-21

Attacks on oil tankers near Iran coast did not use torpedoes: source Attacks on two oil tankers near the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran did not use torpedoes, a person with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Thursday....
20:34, 2019-06-13

U.S. Coast Guard holds Hurricane Barry briefing The U.S. Coast Guard says it has rescued a number of people stranded in their homes in Louisiana because of life-threatening storm conditions. (July 13)        ...
21:00, 2019-07-15

Cyclone batters fishing hub but veers away from Indian coast A cyclone in the Arabian Sea battered an Indian fishing hub with heavy wind, waves and rain Thursday and was forecast to bring dangerous weather even as it veered away from the western coast....
13:17, 2019-06-13

1 dead, 4 hurt after quake hits off Indonesia coast Indonesian authorities say one person has died of a heart attack and more 100 houses are damaged after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit off Java island, swaying buildings as far away as the capital...
09:51, 2019-08-03

Newly discovered ancient predator named after Han Solo’s Millennium Falcon Hundreds of fossils of a primordial sea creature with rake-like claws and a head resembling the Millennium Falcon spaceship of “Star Wars” fame have been unearthed in Canada....
05:17, 2019-08-01

Ancient Celts were partial to beer, mead and imported Greek wines Analysing ancient pots has revealed the drinking habits of Celts in France. Over 2000 years ago they were drinking beer, mead and imported Greek wines...
23:00, 2019-06-19

New Tintagel Castle footbridge retraces line of ancient land link Built using technology usually found in Alps, footbridge will follow path of old land bridgeA spectacular footbridge that will link the Cornish mainland with the island fortress of Tintagel is beginning to take shape thanks to technology usually employed for challenging construction projects in the ...
15:51, 2019-06-18

Ancient War Goblin Henry Kissinger Defends Olympics In Los Angeles Times Every global-scale sporting event exists in a strange standoff with itself. On one side is the inevitable bloat and graft and soul-deep cynicism that animates every such event—the neighborhoods flattened or surveilled or otherwise punished for sitting where a stadium is supposed to be, the bribery a...
22:34, 2019-06-27

Barrier Reef corals help scientists calibrate ancient climate records Corals can help scientists track ancient climate patterns, but new research suggests that traditional analysis methods for analyzing coral's ancient growth aren't as accurate as previously thought....
22:01, 2019-06-18

Children's teeth reveal previously unknown ancient humans in Siberia DNA from a pair of 31,000 year old children’s teeth found near the Yana River has led to the discovery of a previously unknown group of ancient Siberians...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Fossil teeth show packs of hyenas roamed the ancient Arctic Today, hyenas are found only in the warmer climates of Africa and Asia, but new research suggests the scavengers roamed the Arctic during the last ice age....
22:01, 2019-06-18

Ancient Egyptian Tomb to be Cut Up and Moved to Tourist Hotspot, Sparking Fury A well-preserved Ancient Egyptian tomb is being relocated to a museum sparking a wave of resistance among archaeologists who are concerned that it might get damaged in the move. ...
01:51, 2019-08-10

Civita di Bagnoregio - Italy’s Most Enchanting and Surreal Ancient Town Is Dying Civita di Bagnoregio is a small town located in Viterbo, a province in the central Italian region of Lazio. The town is situated about 120 kilometers (75 miles) to the north of Rome.  ...
01:51, 2019-06-15

Ancient tower collapses in Afghanistan, other cultural sites remain at risk GHAZNI, Afghanistan – An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the country’s cultural heritage and the government’s ability to protect them. The old citadel known as Gha...
19:51, 2019-06-15

Silence is Golden: Ancient Monks Couldn’t Even Find Peace and Quiet In our contemporary world, noise pollution has reached dangerous levels. But even in what many reminisce as “quieter times” in the “more peaceful” past people were still searching out silence and space to reflect.  ...
02:51, 2019-06-17

High times in ancient China revealed in funerary cannabis discovery Marijuana chemical residue has been found in incense burners apparently used during funerary rites at a mountainous site in western China in about 500 BC, providing what may be the oldest evidence of......
21:34, 2019-06-12

Scientists Sequenced the Genes of Ancient Plague Bacteria That Spread the 'First Pandemic' Scientists have gained some insight into one of the first known calamities to visit mankind: a two century-long pandemic caused by the bacterial disease plague. Studying the remains of plague victims, the researchers say they were able to sequence the genomes of plague strains that devastated the Ro...
11:17, 2019-06-07

Fingerprints Overturn Ideas On Women In Ancient Native American Society – But What About The Third Sex? Fingerprints are very important in criminal investigations, but it seems they are also increasingly important when it comes to archaeological studies. ...
22:00, 2019-06-04

Ancient Afghan citadel collapses, cultural heritage sites at risk An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the country's cultural heritage and the government's ability to protect them....
08:17, 2019-06-15

Details of First Historically Recorded Plague Pandemic Revealed by Ancient Genomes An international team of researchers have analysed human remains from 21 archaeological sites to learn more about the impact and evolution of the plague-causing bacterium Yersinia pestis during the first plague pandemic (541-750 AD). ...
05:51, 2019-06-05

Acropolis Museum opens ancient Athens neighborhood site below its base Greece's Acropolis Museum opened an excavation site underneath its modern building on Friday, allowing visitors for the first time to walk through an ancient Athenian neighbourhood that survived from......
22:00, 2019-06-21

CBP officers seize ancient Egyptian mummy linen at northern border U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Michigan seized five jars of ancient Egyptian mummy linen coming illegally through the northern border last month....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Breakthrough Discovery of DNA in Ancient Water Burials Clearly Identifies Sámi People During the Iron Age, around 300 AD, something extraordinary was initiated in Levänluhta area in Isokyrö, SW Finland. The deceased were buried in a lake, and this ritual was continued for at least 400 years.  ...
03:34, 2019-06-12

Prehistoric Well Uncovered At Ancient Hillfort Might Be A Time Capsule Of Archaeological Gold An ancient fresh water well with elaborate spiraling stone steps has been re-discovered on one of Scotland’s most mythologized mountain peaks near Aberdeen, and archaeologists were keen to peer into its ‘blocked’ chamber of secrets. ...
01:34, 2019-06-20

Ancient city gate from the time of King David discovered in Israel Archaeologists in Israel’s Golan Heights have discovered an ancient city gate from the time of King David. The find was made during an excavation at the ancient city of Bethsaida. “There are not too many monumental discoveries dating from the reign of King David,” Rami Arav, associate professor at t...
01:17, 2019-06-22

Archaeologists unearth probable origins of ancient Greece in groundbreaking discovery The excavations and analysis of the finds are being directed by British archaeologists Professor Colin Renfrew and Michael Boyd, both of Cambridge University's McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. (Cambridge Keros Project)...
15:17, 2019-07-11

The Grand Architect: The Sacred Link Between Architecture and the Divine Across Ancient Cultures In 1892, architect W.R. Lethaby wrote: “The main purpose and burden of sacred architecture - and all architecture, temple, tomb, or palace... ...
01:17, 2019-07-06

Murder in the Paleolithic? Proof of Ancient Homicide Deduced By Forensic Archaeology A paper published today has concluded that the 33,000 year old remains of a man excavated in a cave in South Transylvania are of the victim of a bloody and murderous attack.  ...
01:51, 2019-07-05

Fingerprints of Ancient Masons Reveal Advanced Iron Age Construction Technique Sometimes a discovery really brings the past alive. One such is the recent discovery of 3000-year old fingerprints that have been found in the United Arab Emirates.  ...
03:51, 2019-05-30

Amid ancient Roman ruins, Fendi remembers designer Lagerfeld On a catwalk overlooking the Colosseum, Italian luxury label Fendi paid homage to Karl Lagerfeld late on Thursday with a fashion show of 54 new looks to mark the late designer's 54-year tenure at the brand....
17:51, 2019-07-05

Ancient Feces Reveal Parasites Plagued 9,000-Year-Old City of Catalhoyuk Garbage dumps are always exciting places for archaeologists. They often tell us the stories that are hidden or seen as unimportant to share with future generations, but these tales provide unparalleled information on what life was really like. Excavators sometimes find really exciting artifacts in a...
00:34, 2019-06-01

Ancient urine reveals early prehistory of domestic sheep and goats Stone Age farmers living in Turkey became more reliant on domestic sheep and goats over a 1000-year period, according to a study of the animals’ preserved urine...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Buried on a Bronze Bed with Gold in Your Mouth? Funerary Rites in Ancient Greece Ancient tombs are fascinating finds, especially when they’re intact. They can provide us with clues on how a person died, social status, burial styles, and funerary rites.  ...
01:17, 2019-08-15

The rain in Spain: how an ancient Arabic technique saves Alicante from floods To protect itself from destructive flooding, the city has built a park designed to store and recycle rainwater In Alicante it never rains but it pours. The city in southeast Spain goes without rain for months on end, but when it comes it’s torrential, bringing destructive and sometimes fatal floodin...
08:00, 2019-08-15

In Chile's remote south, the last speaker of an ancient language fights to keep it alive Sitting in the warmth of a wood fire in her home in Chile's deep south, Cristina Calderón sometimes wishes she had more people to speak to in her mother tongue as she weaves woolen socks to sell at......
22:00, 2019-05-31

Complex stone tools in China may re-write our species' ancient history A cache of sophisticated stone tools from a cave in China date back 170,000 years – perhaps a sign that our species arrived in East Asia earlier than we thought...
18:51, 2019-05-21

UNESCO names ancient Babylon city a World Heritage Site The UN body has described the ancient city as a "unique testimony to one of the most influential empires of the ancient world." After years of damaging interventions, Babylon will now gain protected status....
04:34, 2019-07-06

14,000-year-old Footprints in Italian Cave Reveal Ancient Human Behavior Evidence of crawling in an Italian cave system sheds new light on late Stone Age human behavior in groups, especially when exploring new grounds, says a study published today in eLife. The Discovery of Ancient Human Crawling The cave of Bàsura at Toirano and its human and animal fossil traces have b...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Ghana's floating village is trying to balance its ancient traditions in a modern world With stilt structures over water and houses built from branches of raffia palm, Nzulezo in Ghana could pass for a less elaborate version of Venice, Italy. Find out how this floating village tries to keep its traditions alive in the modern age....
22:17, 2019-05-24

Wild Men of the Ancient World: Legends Across the Globe Tell of a Humanoid Beast – Are They Real? Man-like beasts appear in myths and legends of cultures around the globe. The best known ‘wild man’ phenomena of today is the Sasquatch or Big Foot of North America ...
20:51, 2019-08-13

Ancient Japanese Queen Himiko may have Burned Animal Bones to Tell the Future Archaeologists believe that a burnt boar scapula found in the ruins of Makimuku in Japan in 2015 may tie the ancient shaman Queen Himiko and leaders of the Yamataikoku ruling establishment with the practice of burning animal bones to tell the future. The bone was found while digging in Makimuku, whi...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Have the Ancient Origins of Scotland’s Loch Ness Monster Been Identified on Film? A Scottish filmmaker has published evidence of the “true nature and origins" of the 1450-year-old mystery of the Loch Ness Monster, which he discovered within a mysterious 7th century text. ...
06:51, 2019-07-08

Hundreds of dolphins have died along Gulf Coast since February, scientists say At least 279 animals have been stranded, triple the usual figure, and 98% have died, prompting investigationAt least 279 dolphins have become stranded across much of the US Gulf Coast since the start of February, triple the usual number, and about 98% of them have died, scientists from the National ...
18:51, 2019-06-15

Algeria beats Ivory Coast on penalties to make semis Algeria blew a 1-0 lead and a penalty in regulation time before squeezing past Ivory Coast in a shootout to make the semifinals at the African Cup of Nations       ...
23:00, 2019-07-11

Decaying tanker near Yemeni coast threatens 'catastrophic explosion' An abandoned tanker loaded with oil is threatening a major environmental disaster near the coast of Yemen, the United Nations has said, amid expert warnings of a "catastrophic" explosion....
21:51, 2019-07-23

Whidbey Island, west coast answer to Martha's Vineyard Although Whidbey Island is only about 30 miles from Seattle, it feels much farther away. Find out the best things to do at this idyllic Washingston state escape....
16:51, 2019-05-23

Libyan coast guard intercepts 60 Europe-bound migrants BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted at least 60 Europe-bound migrants, including a woman, off the country’s Mediterranean coast. Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Tuesday that a rubber boat carrying the migrants — overwhelmingly identified as African nationals bu...
17:00, 2019-06-11

Typhoon Lekima strikes China’s east coast, kills at least 22 Nearly two dozen people have died and more than 1 million forced from their homes as Typhoon Lekima continued to batter down on China’s eastern coastline....
02:00, 2019-08-11

Mali v Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 last 16 – live! Live updates from the 5pm BST kick-off in SuezMadagascar dream goes on while Algeria storm throughDrop Simon an email | Tweet @Simon_Burnton 4.25pm BST The teams are in! And these are today’s starting line-ups:Mali: Diarra, Traoré, Koné, Wagué, Fofana, Haidara, Samassekou, Coulibaly, Djenepo, Diaby,...
17:51, 2019-07-08

India’s west coast hunkers down as Cyclone Vayu approaches VERAVAL, India (AP) — Authorities have evacuated nearly 300,000 people from India’s western coastline ahead of a very severe cyclone that’s expected to make landfall as the year’s second major storm. The India Meteorological Department says Cyclone Vayu, named after the Hindi word ...
08:00, 2019-06-13

Coast Guard rescues man from cruise ship off North Carolina HATTERAS, N.C. (AP) — The Coast Guard has helped take a man from a cruise ship to the mainland for a medical problem. The Coast Guard’s Portsmouth, Virginia, command center received a call Friday morning that a passenger on the cruise ship was suffering abdominal pain. Helicopters were then la...
21:34, 2019-06-15

Mississippi River closed at St. Louis due to flooding: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it has closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Thursday for the second time this month due to high water and strong currents on the major shipping waterway....
07:01, 2019-05-24

Italian coast guard brings ashore migrants on Lampedusa An Italian coast guard vessel has safely landed 55 migrants on the island of Lampdusa after rescuing them from nearby waters. However, Rome has also refused entry to a ship that rescued migrants in distress off Libya....
05:17, 2019-07-05

India to evacuate thousands as cyclone nears west coast Indian authorities are preparing to evacuate 300,000 people along the western coast as a severe cyclone is expected to make landfall on Thursday morning in the state of Gujarat....
03:34, 2019-06-12

Police stop 4 kids who drove SUV 600 miles down Aussie coast Police say four children aged 10 to 14 packed fishing rods in a parent’s SUV, left a farewell note then drove 600 miles down the Australian east coast before they were stopped the next day...
07:17, 2019-07-15

Sportwatch: AFL Carlton v Gold Coast, NRL Knights v Roosters and more – live! Updates from across Australia and beyondAny thoughts? Email Richard or tweet @rrjparkin 7.57am BST They huffed and puffed that final quarter, the Suns, but they never got any closer than that three-quarter-time mark of 18 behind.Four wins in six for Carlton, and back-to-back wins for the first time ...
09:00, 2019-07-20

US fighter jets intercept Russian bombers off Alaskan coast US warplanes intercepted four Russian bombers and two jet fighters in international airspace off the coast of Alaska on Monday, the North American Aerospace Defense Command said in a statement on Tuesday. The Russian planes – Tupolev Tu-95 bombers and Su-35 fighters – were intercepted by...
19:01, 2019-05-21

| Tsunami warning as strong earthquake hits off Indonesia coast A powerful earthquake has struck off Indonesia's Java island, prompting a tsunami warning for a neighbouring area, the country's geophysics agency said....
17:34, 2019-08-02

Coast Guard seizes 40,000 pounds of drugs on high seas CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has offloaded tons of cocaine and marijuana seized from boats and even a semi-submarine in the Pacific. Vice President Mike Pence was on hand Thursday as 39,000 pounds (17,690 kilograms) of cocaine and 933 pounds (423 kilograms) of marijuana were taken of...
12:34, 2019-07-12

West Coast test for Yankees will come at affordable price to bettors One key factor separating the New York Yankees from the rest of the major leagues this season has been their ability to consistently beat quality teams. That will be put to an immediate test during a six-game California excursion visiting the Oakland A’s and the Los Angeles Dodgers. This high-profil...
17:17, 2019-08-20

NOAA Investigates Surge in Dead Dolphins Along the Gulf Coast Since the beginning of February, over 260 bottlenose dolphin strandings have been documented along the northern Gulf Coast, prompting the declaration of an “unusual mortality event.” The reason for the strandings isn’t entirely clear, but indications point to excessive freshwater from rain—and even ...
03:34, 2019-06-15

Coast Guardsman jumps onto moving narco submarine and punches it In a video released by the U.S. Coast Guard, crew members belonging to the CG Cutter Munro tracked down a semi-submersible with drug runners in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and forced them to stop....
01:34, 2019-07-12

Watch: Beachgoers Help Save Pod Of Pilot Whales On US East Coast Dozens of beachgoers and lifeguards battled to help a pod of pilot whales back into deeper waters after coming too close to the shore of the US state of Georgia earlier this week, although authorities......
13:34, 2019-07-18

Canada's Trudeau to invest C$15.7 billion in coast guard overhaul Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said Canada would spend an estimated C$15.7 billion ($11.7 billion) to renew its coast guard fleet and that it would partner with a new shipyard to complete the project....
01:51, 2019-05-23

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa located off Alabama coast Researchers have located the remains of the last known ship to bring slaves to the U.S. from West Africa, Alabama historical officials announced Wednesday....
06:51, 2019-05-23

Nearly 200 Europe-bound migrants intercepted at sea by Libya’s coast guard Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Saturday that five rubber boats carrying 199 migrants were intercepted over the past several days near the capital, Tripoli....
17:34, 2019-06-22

Former Maldives Vice President Detained On Ship Off Indian Coast Ahmed Adeeb, the former vice-president of the Maldives, has been held on suspicion of illegal entry into the country and is being questioned by the central government...
17:17, 2019-08-01

Tunisia recovers 14 migrants' bodies after dozens drowned off coast Tunisia's Coast Guard recovered on Saturday the bodies of 14 African migrants who drowned when their boat carrying more than 80 people sank after setting off for Europe from neighboring Libya, the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
08:17, 2019-07-07

Fighter pilots saw small plane crash off Florida coast FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard crews are searching for a small airplane that crashed hundreds of miles off the coast of Florida shortly after it was approached by U.S. military jets. News outlets report that Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport air traffic controllers lost communication ...
05:17, 2019-05-26

North Korea fires unidentified projectiles off east coast: JCS North Korea on Tuesday fired unidentified projectiles off its east coast, South Korea's military said, its fourth such launch in less than two weeks....
04:51, 2019-08-06

Libya's coast guard rescues over 270 Europe-bound migrants The Libyan coast guard says it has rescued 278 migrants on four different boats in recent days. The migrants, including 18 women and two children, had been trying to make their way to Europe....
01:51, 2019-08-18

Spend the summer at these secret East Coast beach towns See shells, not crowds. Every year from Memorial Day to Labor Day, countless New Yorkers flock to the Kiawahs and Kennebunkports of the Eastern seaboard. They diligently check these la-di-da locales off their list, curtsying to their inner prep schooler. But you, dear reader, know better. This summe...
03:17, 2019-05-22

The US Coast Guard Caught This Cocaine-Smuggling Semi-Submersible The U.S. Coast Guard today announced that the Coast Guard Cutter Munro would offload thirty-nine thousand pounds of cocaine in San Diego with Vice President Pence presiding. The copious amounts of powdered narcotic had been taken in 14 separate seizures, including a particularly large haul in mid-Ju...
08:34, 2019-07-12

Thousands of volunteers remove plastic from northern Spanish coast Thousands of volunteers plucked plastic and other waste products from the rocks and beaches along Spain's Basque coast on Saturday, while divers took to the sea to clear garbage from the water as part of World Oceans Day....
20:00, 2019-06-08

Researchers Discover Giant Freshwater Aquifer off U.S. East Coast In a welcome bit of news as water shortages hit major cities worldwide, scientists have discovered an enormous low-salinity aquifer off the U.S. East Coast. The researchers say it could indicate other such aquifers trapped beneath the salty seas in ocean sediments across the planet.Read more......
00:51, 2019-06-22

Sportwatch: Firebirds v Swifts, Sydney v West Coast and more – live! Updates from a busy day of Australian sportAny thoughts? Email or tweet @meganmaurice 8.39am BST Tennis: A lovely thread from German tennis star Andrea Petkovic last week on what makes her sport special is doing the rounds on Twitter. Well worth a reflection after last night’s big win from Ash Barty...
10:00, 2019-06-09

Mediterranean tragedy: 150 migrants drown in shipwreck off Libya coast 150 Europe-bound migrants were feared drowned on Thursday after the boats they were traveling in capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya.        ...
22:51, 2019-07-31

Joe Root Stars As England Coast To 8-Wicket Win Over West Indies Joe Root scored his second century of the World Cup 2019 as England crushed the West Indies by eight wickets in Southampton on Friday with 16.5 overs to spare....
19:51, 2019-06-14

John Bolton to address US Coast Guard Academy graduates NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is scheduled to deliver the keynote address Wednesday at the United States Coast Guard Academy graduation ceremony. Bolton has been President Donald Trump’s national security adviser since April of last year. He previously ser...
09:17, 2019-05-22

Chinese Warship Collided With Taiwanese Freighter, Coast Guard Says (Bloomberg) — A Chinese warship collided with a Taiwanese freighter Wednesday evening, damaging the bulk carrier, Taiwan’s Coast Guard Administration said. The collision occurred around 20 nautical southeast of Taiwan-controlled Kinmen island off China’s southeast coast, according ...
19:51, 2019-08-01

Libyan coast guard says it rescued 80 Europe-bound migrants Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted a boat carrying 80 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country's Mediterranean coast....
18:34, 2019-06-05

Shell, Chevron U.S. Gulf Coast refineries monitoring weather Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas coastal refineries operated by Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Chevron Corp were monitoring a developing weather disturbance in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico that may produce heavy wind and rain later this week, company spokesmen said on Tuesday....
02:51, 2019-07-10

Authorities search for reported missing swimmer off Los Angeles coast First responders in Los Angeles are searching for a reported missing swimmer near Will Rogers Beach after a swimmer was seen entering the water Wednesday night and never emerging. ...
08:00, 2019-07-25

U.S. urges Turkey to halt drilling operations off Cyprus coast The U.S. State Department on Tuesday urged Turkish authorities to halt energy drilling operations off the Cypriot coast in the Mediterranean, a day after Cyprus protested a Turkish ship dropping anchor there....
02:34, 2019-07-10

20 people missing from migrant boat rescued off Spanish coast Spanish rescue services are searching for at least 20 people missing from a migrant boat found adrift in the Mediterranean after a passenger ferry rescued 27 people still aboard on Wednesday....
00:34, 2019-06-20

Hundreds of dolphins stranded, wash up dead along US Gulf Coast Hundreds of dolphins have washed up dead along the US Gulf Coast in recent months — an event so strange it’s been deemed an “unusual mortality event” by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. More than 261 bottlenose dolphins have been stranded in Louisiana, Mississippi, ...
23:51, 2019-06-17

Gold Coast Titans sack coach Garth Brennan Brennan axed after just 12 wins from 40 matchesAssistants Craig Hodges and Luke Burt will take over as interim coachesGold Coast have sacked coach Garth Brennan, two days after a 24-2 defeat to Penrith left the club rooted to the bottom of the NRL ladder. Brennan’s future was in doubt with the findi...
08:17, 2019-07-14

Typhoon Lekima strikes China’s east coast, kills at least 18 More than a dozen people have died and more than 1 million forced from their homes as Typhoon Lekima continued to batter down on China’s eastern coastline....
15:00, 2019-08-10

Tropical Storm Barry could become hurricane before smashing Louisiana coast Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening Friday as it makes its way toward the Gulf Coast — and it could intensify to a hurricane just before it makes landfall along the Louisiana coast, forecasters predict. The storm, packing maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour, is relatively slow-moving, hea...
21:00, 2019-07-12

Mysterious hammerhead shark spotted off Irish coast for first time ever A hammerhead shark, a shark that generally resides in warm, tropical waters, has been spotted off the Irish coast for the first time, baffling researchers....
18:34, 2019-07-23

Space Rockets Spark Property Boom on Florida Coast Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are racing to send people into outer space and eventually to the moon and Mars. They are already improving the fortunes of a coastal Florida city that is home to their budding space ambitions....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Tropical storm brewing off U.S. Gulf Coast, likely to hit Louisiana as hurricane A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was expected to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
15:34, 2019-07-11

Hurricane Barbara strengthens into a Category 2 storm off coast of Mexico Hurricane Barbara began strengthening rapidly in the Pacific Ocean on Monday and meteorologists expect it become a major storm as it tracks in the general direction of Hawaii....
16:00, 2019-07-02

Ancient Chinese Death Rituals Involved Smoking Cannabis Specifically “To Get High” Archaeological evidence gathered at the excavation of ‘eight ancient Chinese tombs’ has finally determined that people were indeed smoking cannabis 2,500 years ago, just to “get high”. ...
18:00, 2019-06-13

Daily lives of ancient Greeks revealed in Acropolis museum’s huge archaeological dig Museum’s new exhibition space is an excavation site with villas, workshops and bathhousesThe pride – and purpose – of the Acropolis Museum has always been the Parthenon gallery. With its 360-degree panoramic view from the top floor, the museum has always been on a mission: to let the world know that...
15:51, 2019-06-08

Ancient East African rocks offer clues to a rare type of volcano Rocks recovered from a remote mountainside in East Africa have offered scientists fresh insights into an unusual type of volcano -- a type of volcanism more hazardous than previously thought....
00:00, 2019-05-24

How ancient Chinese therapy helped Londoner Eden Silva compete at Wimbledon A Londoner playing in Wimbledon for the first time revealed how she is relying on ancient Chinese medicine after suffering a potentially career-ending injury as a teenager....
18:34, 2019-07-02

Mysterious Glass Beads in Clams Point to Ancient Meteorite Strike Near Florida Since their discovery 13 years ago, scientists have puzzled over the origin of tiny glass beads found inside ancient clam shells. New evidence suggests they’re microtektites—a byproduct of meteorite impacts—marking the first time these celestial remnants have been found hiding in old clam shells.Rea...
10:51, 2019-07-24

Ancient Iraqi city of Babylon designated UNESCO World Heritage Site The ancient city of Babylon, first referenced in a clay tablet from the 23rd century B.C., was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Friday, after a vote that followed decades of lobbying by......
01:17, 2019-07-06

10-foot-tall 'Jars of the dead' stored human bodies in ancient Laos More than 100 giant stone jars, thought to have been used in burial rituals thousands of years ago, have been rediscovered at ancient sites in forests, on hillsides and along mountain ridges in remote central Laos....
16:51, 2019-05-22

Distant object at edge of Solar System is an ancient fragment from 4.5 billion years ago It's a rather uninspiring object, with no moons, rings or dust clouds in orbit around it; nor is there any evidence of an atmosphere.        ...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Natural high: Brazil's Guarana growers ditch chemicals for ancient knowledge For the Guarana growers of the Amazon, the caffeine-rich berries aren't just a fortifying brew but part of ancient tradition that respects their rainforest home....
16:00, 2019-06-13

Brexit Bill Threat Continues England’s Ancient History of Debt Defaults Boris Johnson’s threat to withhold payment of the UK’s £39 billion Brexit divorce bill until the EU gives Britain better exit terms has been the source of much debate over whether or not it constitutes a sovereign debt default. ...
17:51, 2019-06-17

Ancient Skull Fragment Pushes Back Date of Earliest Humans in Europe A comprehensive re-analysis of a skull fragment found in a Greek cave back in the late 1970s suggests early modern humans were present in Eurasia some 210,000 years ago. It’s the earliest indication of our species on the continent, but the lack of supporting archaeological evidence raises some quest...
00:17, 2019-07-11

Ancient Celtic Woman Emerges from Zurich Tree Coffin In Elegant Dress 2,200 years ago an Iron Age woman was buried in what is today Zurich and in her 'Tree Coffin’ she was dressed and draped for a ball…in the afterlife. ...
22:17, 2019-07-31

Melting Stone With Plants: Was the Mythical 'Green Chisel' A Real Ancient Tool? Archaeology is not an exact science. It is full of doubts, uncertainties, surprises, and unanswered questions. One of its unsolved mysteries concerns the methods of ancient stonework, which is lost in the mists of time. ...
20:51, 2019-06-27

Researchers Discover Ancient “Weapon Making Site” Near Skeleton of Woolly Mammoth Evidence found on an Arctic island shows how 10,000 or more years ago people carved sharp slices off tusks to use for killing and cutting. Palaeontologists made the exceptionally rare discovery on Kotelny Island part of the New Siberian archipelago. ...
20:51, 2019-06-27

Lost City of the Kalahari: Experts Search for Traces of Ancient Desert Civilization Today, the Kalahari Desert is known as a very dry place. The word Kalahari in fact comes from a Tswana word which means ‘great thirst’.  ...
22:17, 2019-05-26

Mexicans turn to ancient Aztec floating gardens to revive mangrove forests In Mexico City, old Aztec floating gardens are still used to grow food. Now, environmentalists think this ancient technology could help restore a coastal ecosystem — and help fishermen in the process....
15:17, 2019-06-04

Italy bars McDonald's fast-food amidst monuments of ancient Rome Italy's Culture ministry on Wednesday barred the construction of a McDonald's fast-food restaurant next to the ancient Baths of Caracalla in Rome, with Mayor Virginia Raggi saying "the wonders of Rome must be protected"....
18:17, 2019-07-31

U.S. envoy attend opening of ancient East Jerusalem road amid opposition U.S. Ambassador David Friedman and U.S. Middle East special envoy Jason Greenblatt attended the inauguration of an archaeological site in Jerusalem on Sunday....
00:17, 2019-07-01

5,000 Years Ago, Ancient Scientists Used Chemical Reactions to Create Pigments in Altai Mountains Scientists have unlocked intriguing 5,000-year-old secrets of prehistoric illustrators behind the stunning artwork of Karakol. These magnificent paintings found in the Altai Mountains show ancient figures with round horns and feathers on their heads. ...
18:51, 2019-06-15

Ancient Knowledge from Irish Manuscripts Used to Track Volcanic Activity and Climate Change Using voluminous data left behind by our ancestors, modern scientists have discovered a correlation between volcanic activity and periods of bitterly cold weather in Ireland. They uncovered this connection while studying climate records produced by Irish monks between the years 431 and 1649 AD. A te...
10:17, 2019-07-05

My Sheep Did it! Farmer Blames His Damage of Ancient Earthwork Offa’s Dyke on His Livestock Those readers who have watched the wonderful British animated series about the Welsh farmyard figure, Shaun the Sheep, will know just how mischievous these wooly Welsh creatures can be.  ...
01:34, 2019-07-20

Latin lovers tune in: Vatican broadcasts news in language of ancient Rome Friends, Romans and Latin lovers - lend the Vatican your ears. Vatican Radio is starting its first regular news bulletin in the language of Caesar and Cicero....
16:17, 2019-06-07

U.S. envoy attends opening of ancient East Jerusalem road amid opposition U.S. Ambassador David Friedman and U.S. Middle East special envoy Jason Greenblatt attended the inauguration of an archaeological site in Jerusalem on Sunday....
05:51, 2019-07-01

Roman Fort Excavation in England Reveals Lost Road and Ancient Mine Setting this discovery in context, an article on the National Trust website declares that in 2006, the Cornwall and West Devon mining landscape achieved World Heritage Status recognized by UNESCO  ...
01:51, 2019-07-05

'Forgotten coast': a Florida town fights to rebuild after Hurricane Michael Weeks before the 2019 hurricane season, Mexico Beach is still cleaning up debris from the strongest storm to hit the areaFive miles away from Mexico Beach, the carcasses of trees appear by the side of the road, still sprouting from the soil. Some bend mid-trunk, pointing towards the lush, spring sun...
20:17, 2019-05-23

China Issues Red Alert as a Strong Typhoon Bears Down on the East Coast (BEIJING) — China issued its top warning for coastal areas of Zhejiang province Friday ahead of a strong typhoon carrying heavy rain and winds and expected to send an intense storm surge up the mighty Yangzte River. Heavy rain was expected in Zhejiang, Shanghai and nearby provinces on Friday b...
20:51, 2019-08-09

Millions Of Jellyfish Headed To Israel's Coast, Lifeguards Warn Swimmers Millions of jellyfish are headed toward Israel's coast on their nearly annual pilgrimage, and thousands have clogged the filters of a southern power station. Locals and visitors are already reporting......
07:17, 2019-07-06

2 dead as storm triggers landslides, hits south China coast A powerful tropical storm has swept across southern Taiwan, triggering landslides and flooding and leaving one dead before it hit southern China on Sunday morning...
05:51, 2019-08-25

Coast Guard searching for firefighters who vanished in fishing trip off Florida The Coast Guard is continuing its search for two missing firefighters who went missing after they failed to return from a boating trip off Florida's coast Friday. ...
03:51, 2019-08-19

Coast Guard searching for two firefighters who disappeared on a Florida fishing trip Authorities say they have searched almost 5,000 square miles of ocean for two firefighters who disappeared after setting out from Port Canaveral, Florida, on a fishing trip....
11:00, 2019-08-19

Coast Guard rescues diver who disappeared exploring shipwreck off New Jersey The Coast Guard reported Sunday the rescue of a diver who disappeared as she and other divers were exploring an underwater shipwreck off the New Jersey coast....
03:51, 2019-08-19

Barry becomes a hurricane as Louisiana coast prepares for storm to make landfall: NHC Barry had strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane by Saturday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph), the National Hurricane Center said. Storms become hurricanes when their winds reach 74 mph (120 kph) or higher....
17:51, 2019-07-13

Jamaican fishermen forcibly held and abused by US Coast Guard, lawsuit says Quartet say officers accused them of drug smuggling, stripped them naked, burned their boat, and shackled them in CaribbeanOn 13 September 2017, five Jamaican fisherman set out in the Jossette, a two-engine boat made of fiberglass and wood.Their destination was an island group named Morant Cays – a ...
05:51, 2019-06-13

Barry strengthens into category 1 hurricane; Gulf Coast braces for impact Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
19:34, 2019-07-13

Algeria beat Ivory Coast on penalties to reach the AFCON semis "Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final - Suez Stadium – Ivory Coast 1 (J. Kodjia 62\u0027) Algeria 1 (S. Feghouli 20\u0027) Algeria win 4-3 on penalties"...
22:34, 2019-07-11

Five Cubans discovered on makeshift sailboat in Florida Keys, US Coast Guard says Members of the U.S. Coast Guard intercepted a makeshift sailboat off the coast of the Florida Keys on Friday afternoon and discovered five Cuban nationals on board, officials said....
13:51, 2019-07-20

NHC issues hurricane warning Louisiana coast ahead of storm Barry The National Hurricane Center (NHC) on Thursday issued a hurricane warning for Tropical Storm Barry for the Louisiana coast from Intracoastal City to Grand Isle....
02:34, 2019-07-12

The U.S. Coast Guard heroically airlifts people stranded in flooded waters The U.S. Coast Guard said that a crew from Air Station New Orleans evacuated a number of people from flooded areas in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana.        ...
19:34, 2019-07-14

Coast guard investigates death of woman who plunged from cruise ship Officials are investigating the death of a passenger who fell into the ocean from the 11th deck of a cruise ship, according to Taiwanese news agency CNA....
18:17, 2019-08-13

Near-record 'dead zone' forecast off U.S. Gulf coast, threatening fish A near record-sized "dead zone" of oxygen-starved water could form in the Gulf of Mexico this summer, threatening its huge stocks of marine life, researchers said....
13:17, 2019-06-11

4 dead, 200 homes damaged, after 6.8 magnitude quake strikes Indonesian coast Indonesia, home to more than 260 million people, is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions due to its location along the Pacific "Ring of Fire.''...
04:17, 2019-08-04

Gulf Coast Faces Flood and Tornado Risks Even As Barry Weakens NEW ORLEANS — Even though Tropical Depression Barry did not unleash catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, many across the Gulf Coast were urged to take heed of tornado and flash-flood warnings Monday as the storm moved north. Barry was downgraded from a tropical storm on Sunday afternoon but con...
16:51, 2019-07-15

Ivory Coast accident kills Spanish woman, injures 10 girls MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Foreign Ministry says a Spanish woman has been killed and 10 Spanish girls have been injured in a traffic accident in the Ivory Coast. The ministry said Sunday that the accident occurred Saturday when the bus they were traveling in was involved in an accident. The woman w...
14:00, 2019-06-23

Ten Turkish sailors seized by pirates off Nigerian coast: shipping company Ten Turkish sailors were taken hostage by armed pirates off the coast of Nigeria early on Tuesday, shipping company Kadioglu Denizcilik said, adding that another eight sailors were safely aboard the ship....
15:17, 2019-07-16

Hundreds of dolphins stranded, wash up dead along US Gulf Coast, officials say Hundreds of dolphins have washed up dead along the U.S. Gulf Coast in recent months — an event so strange it's been deemed an "unusual mortality event" by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration....
17:51, 2019-06-16

Dolphin ‘mega pod’ off California coast stuns onlookers, video shows A huge pod of dolphins stampeded off the coast of California on Sunday, thrilling onlookers lucky enough to witness the rare sight with their acrobatics....
22:01, 2019-07-17

Staggering drug bust shows traffickers turning to East Coast This week’s staggering cocaine bust in Philadelphia is another sign that traffickers are turning to East Coast seaports as a result of increased law enforcement pressure along the country’s southwest border. Federal law enforcement officials raided a container ship at Philadelphia’...
00:00, 2019-06-20

Watch The Biggest Oil Refinery on the East Coast Explode Into a Massive Fireball A Philadelphia oil refinery experienced a fire that caused at least three massive explosions in Southwest Philadelphia around 4 a.m. this morning, ABC 6 reports. Thankfully four employees only suffered minor injuries that were able to be treated on-site, and the blaze is still burning though firefig...
01:34, 2019-06-22

U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has struck off the coast of El Salvador MEXICO CITY (AP) — U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has struck off the coast of El Salvador. The post U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has struck off the coast of El Salvador appeared first on LEX18.com....
13:51, 2019-05-30

China tariffs on U.S. oil to pressure exports, Gulf Coast prices: traders China's threat on Friday to slap a 5% tariff on U.S. oil imports could further soften demand for physical crude at hubs along the U.S. Gulf Coast, where exporters already have taken to shipping crude overseas without firm buyers, traders said....
07:51, 2019-08-24

Tropical Storm Barry expected to become hurricane before hitting Louisiana coast Residents along the Gulf Coast are waking up to power outages as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi with winds gusting to over 80 mph, just short of hurricane strength. The National Weather Service said Barry is expected to become a hurricane before reaching the ...
17:17, 2019-07-13

St Helens coach Justin Holbrook to leave for Gold Coast Titans • Australian will return to NRL at end of Super League season• ‘It has been an extremely tough decision to leave a great club’St Helens have begun the search for a new head coach following confirmation that Justin Holbrook will return to his native Australia to join the Gold Coast Titans at the end ...
18:01, 2019-07-31

'Buses with fins': giant basking sharks reappear off California coast The marine behemoths, which can weigh more than 10,000 pounds, are returning in numbers not seen in decadesGiant basking sharks have reappeared off the coast of southern California in numbers not seen in decades.“The sight just takes your breath away – it’s magic,” said Lotti Keenan, who saw nearly ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Massive explosion at largest gas refinery on the East Coast, triggering fire A fire broke out at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery. The refinery located outside Philadelphia is the longest continuously operating refinery on the East Coast. Gasoline futures are moving upwards on the news....
22:51, 2019-06-21

Libyan coast guard intercepts Europe-bound migrant boat Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted a rubber boat carrying dozens of Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country's Mediterranean coast....
14:51, 2019-06-03

Video of pilot whales rescued on U.S. East Coast viewed around the world Dozens of beachgoers and lifeguards battled to help a pod of pilot whales back into deeper waters after coming too close to the shore of the U.S. state of Georgia earlier this week, although authorities said that three of the animals had died....
17:00, 2019-07-18

Heroin Worth 600 Crore Seized From Pak Fishing Vessel Off Gujarat Coast Heroin worth Rs 600 crore was seized from a Pakistani fishing vessel off the coast of Gujarat on Tuesday, the Indian Coast Guard said in a statement....
02:51, 2019-05-22

8000-Year-Old Shipyard Located off English Coast is World’s Oldest Marine archaeologists have published stunning images of what they think is an 8000-year-old shipyard located just off the coast of England.  ...
13:51, 2019-08-21

Death toll in migrant ship disaster off Tunisia coast rises to 58 The death toll from a ship packed with African migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last week has risen to 58 after Tunisia recovered 38 bodies on Thursday, the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
21:51, 2019-07-11

Coast Guard cutter drops off 13 tons of cocaine before heading home The crew of a Coast Guard cutter finally made it home — but not before stopping in California to drop off the 13 tons of cocaine it recently seized. That was the haul from the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast’s mission to hunt down high-seas drug smugglers, including a dramatic, caught-on-vi...
22:51, 2019-07-31

Kayaker finds rare Roman glass and pottery off Kent coast Archaeological discovery could have come from possible shipwreck near RamsgateObjects from a possible Roman shipwreck have been found off the coast of Kent in one of the most unusual archaeological finds in living memory.The chance discoveries were made by a kayaker in the sea off Ramsgate. The tide...
19:51, 2019-07-17

Pioneer Natural sees crude exports rising from U.S. Gulf Coast -CFO Pioneer Natural Resources Co is moving about 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude from the Permian basin to the U.S. Gulf Coast, with about 80 percent of that loaded on ships for export, Chief Financial Officer Rich Dealy said on Tuesday....
00:17, 2019-05-22

Virgin loses highly profitable West Coast rail franchise Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson was "devastated" today after it was announced West Coast mainline rail services between London and Glasgow, and the first stage of HS2, will be taken on by First Trenitalia from December....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Africa Cup of Nations: Morocco's magic moment earns win over Ivory Coast Morocco 1-0 Ivory Coast (En-Nesyri 23)Tunisia 1-1 Mali (Khazri 70; Samessekou 60)Morocco reached the knockout stage of the Africa Cup of Nations, and served notice that they are one of the sides to beat, with a 1-0 win over Ivory Coast in Cairo.Youssef En-Nesyri’s 23rd-minute goal ensured progress f...
23:34, 2019-06-28

NOAA: 279 dolphins dead on Gulf Coast, triple usual number NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities say at least 279 dolphins have stranded across the U.S. Gulf Coast since Feb. 1, triple the usual number. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists say 98% died. They said during a teleconference Friday that they’re investigating whether lingerin...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Incredible, technicolor shot of a giant jellyfish swarm off British coast Photographer Tommy May captured an incredible shot of 1,000 jellyfish off the coast of Devon, England, making for a fantastic, colorful spectacle.        ...
01:51, 2019-07-10

Best Coast will be the house band on Fred Savage's aftershow parody What Just Happened??! This summer, Fox will be airing a weekly Talking Dead-style post-show discussion panel with host Fred Savage unpacking all of the biggest twists and turns from the most recent episode of hit sci-fi show The Flare (an adaptation of a hit sci-fi novel)—or at least that’s the premise of What Just Happe...
21:17, 2019-06-02

Hawaii firm aims to mass produce edible seaweed off coast KAILUA, Hawaii — A Hawaii company hopes to build an underwater farm that can produce large quantities of edible seaweed. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Sunday that Kampachi Farms LLC is working to establish a farm to grow limu more than a mile off Kaiwi Point near Kailua on Hawaii Island. Lim...
10:51, 2019-06-17

New Orleans hunkers down as Tropical Storm Barry approaches Louisiana coast Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 threatening to bring rain and flooding to New Orleans....
17:17, 2019-07-12

Africa Cup of Nations: Bony named in Ivory Coast's final squad Former Swansea and Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony is named in Ivory Coast's final 23-man squad for this month's Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt....
21:34, 2019-06-09

Divers spot massive human-sized jellyfish off English coast It sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie. A giant, human-sized jellyfish lurking in the waters off the English coast. The creature — which is all too frighteningly real — was captured on camera recently by ocean cinematographer Dan Abbott during a dive near the town of Falmouth, Cornwall. Abbo...
13:34, 2019-07-16

Feds to investigate spike in gray whale deaths on West Coast _____ SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. scientists said Friday they will investigate why an unusual number of gray whales are washing up dead on West Coast beaches. About 70 whales have been found dead so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, the most since 2000. About five mor...
21:17, 2019-06-01

Ivory Coast and Ghana team up for greater share of chocolate wealth Kouakou Kinimo is a pretty typical Ivory Coast cocoa farmer. He works a small holding. At 52, he's roughly the mean age for a West African grower. And, like many farmers, he doesn't want any of his six children to follow in his footsteps....
11:00, 2019-06-28

Ancient Origins Of North Americans Settled - And Hard Evidence Of “Russian” Collusion Unearthed For at least the last century archaeologists and anthropologists have generally agreed that the first humans arrived in North America having struggled across the icy wastes of Beringia, a vast land mass that bridged the seas between Siberia and Alaska. ...
18:34, 2019-06-06

Oceanic Indiana Jones Attempts to Sail the Black Sea in an Ancient Egyptian Reed Boat Described by the New York Times as “part P. T. Barnum and part Indiana Jones” an eccentric former German school teacher ...
19:01, 2019-08-03

The Leela Hotels Dilli 32 Restaurant Serves As The Perfect Gateway To The Ancient Indian Culinary E Dilli 32 of The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel serves a delightful variety of regional Indian cuisines, from Awadhi to North Indian, to Mughlai and to other provincial cuisines....
20:00, 2019-06-27

Human bones wash onto street after Scottish graveyard floods, disturbing ‘ancient lairs’ Human bones washed into the street of a village in Scotland over the weekend after flooding collapsed a churchyard wall, disturbing some ancient graves....
22:51, 2019-08-14

Trump camp says leaked internal polls showing Biden ahead are ‘ancient’ and ‘meaningless’ President Trump’s campaign acknowledged Friday having internal polling earlier this year showing Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ahead of Trump in several battleground states, though the campaign insists those numbers are “ancient” and “meaningless” now....
00:17, 2019-06-15

The Amazons: Ancient Warrior Women Dismissed as Myth and Legend Were Real Fearsome Fighters Famous ancient Greek historian Herodotus once wrote of the Amazons - or as he called them Oier Pata (‘Killers of Men’) – a  tribe of fierce warrior women. ...
15:34, 2019-07-18

Ancient Slavic Woman Warrior Buried In Viking Graveyard With Her Brutal Weapon Of Warcraft Archaeologists excavating a Viking graveyard in Denmark have discovered the remains of a female buried with a large axe - but she was Slavic - which leads to the question; why on earth was she buried in a Viking graveyard? ...
22:17, 2019-07-31

Cueva Pintada: Painted Cave of Gran Canaria Reveals Mystery of Ancient Inhabitants In 1862, in the center of the Spanish town of Galdar, an incredible archaeological discovery was made while agricultural work was being undertaken.  ...
17:00, 2019-06-08

Ancient Scottish Church Bell Stolen from Sacred Island Leaving Locals Devastated A sacred symbol of Scottish identity, a late medieval bell, has been stolen from a remote ruined chapel on an uninhabited Scottish isle which featured as the ‘Black Lake’ in the Harry Potter films. ...
22:17, 2019-07-31

Rare Ancient Buddhist Text Discovered In Doomed Temple Super-Complex Near Kabul Archaeologists in Afghanistan have discovered exceptionally rare pieces of an ancient Buddhist manuscript dated to around the seventh century AD at an ancient settlement near Kabul. ...
22:17, 2019-07-31

Coast Guard suspends search for firefighters lost at sea after Florida fishing trip The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday at sundown for two firefighters who went missing after embarking on a fishing trip off the coast of Florida almost a week ago....
05:17, 2019-08-24

Intensifying storm cut half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, closes coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
23:34, 2019-07-11

More rain and sun needed ahead of Ivory Coast main cocoa crop, say farmers Rains were below average last week in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa growing regions and more sun was needed for the main October-to-March main crop to develop well, farmers said on Monday....
23:00, 2019-07-22

Ivory Coast rains make cocoa farmers hopeful for next main crop Above average rains in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa growing regions last week should boost the next main crop in autumn, while the April to September mid-crop is tailing off, farmers said on Monday....
00:17, 2019-06-18

Great white shark tracked in Long Island Sound off coast of Connecticut A great white shark was being tracked by an ocean data group while swimming in the Long Island Sound on Monday. The notorious fish, named Cabot, is 9 feet, 8 inches long and the first known great white spotted in the area off the coast of Connecticut, according to the research group OCEARCH. Cabot h...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Trudeau pledges billions for new coast guard fleet but mum on how he plans to circumvent delays Talks between the government and Quebec's Chantier Davie are slated to start on Thursday after pledge to open up shipbuilding contracts to a third supplier....
23:51, 2019-05-22

Tropical depression forecast to form along Gulf Coast this week, could strengthen into hurricane The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that there's an 80% chance a tropical depression will form this week in the Gulf of Mexico.        ...
21:34, 2019-07-09

Aerial photo shoot turned rescue drama: 2 saved along California coast The quick response from a nearby pilot helped the Coast Guard's ability to save two lives, Lt. Cmdr. Joshua Murphy said.        ...
11:51, 2019-08-22

Heat wave broils US east coast but Midwest could face flash floods Added humidity could make daytime highs feel like 43CCold front could bring thunderstorms to MidwestA heat wave will continue to keep much of the eastern US in its grip on Sunday but a cold front that could lower temperatures in the middle of the country may be accompanied by thunderstorms that thre...
17:51, 2019-07-21

New Orleans, Gulf Coast face flooding threat from likely Tropical Storm Barry A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico is bringing widespread flash flooding across New Orleans on Wednesday, as forecasters warn the storm could strengthen to a hurricane by the weekend....
19:34, 2019-07-10

North Korea Fires Two Short-Range Projectiles Off Country's East Coast North Korea conducted its third weapons test in just over a week, launching a pair of short-range projectiles off its east coast on Friday, South Korea’s military said, ratcheting up pressure against the U.S. amid stalled nuclear talks....
03:51, 2019-08-02

Damning report reveals rampant sexual harassment at US Coast Guard Academy Almost half of female cadets at the US Coast Guard Academy said they were sexually harassed, and about one in eight women reported experiencing unwanted sexual contact, according to a Pentagon survey released Wednesday....
22:34, 2019-07-03

Hurricane Barry rattles Gulf Coast fishermen already reeling from rough season Gulf Coast commercial fishermen have taken another hit this season after Hurricane Barry hit Louisiana’s and Mississippi’s Gulf Coasts. Heavy wind and rain from the category one storm forced fishermen to dock their commercial vessels for days....
01:00, 2019-07-16

Speeding, congestion and protest: the dark side of Scotland’s North Coast 500 route For locals, the phenomenal success of this driving route means blocked roads, a racetrack mentality and mess, rather than the promised benefits to businessAt Bettyhill General Merchants, a convenience store and post office in a remote village on Scotland’s far north coast, perched above the spectacu...
13:34, 2019-05-25

US national security adviser Bolton says ships sabotaged off UAE coast were attacked ‘almost certainly by Iran’ ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser Bolton says ships sabotaged off UAE coast were attacked ‘almost certainly by Iran’ The post US national security adviser Bolton says ships sabotaged off UAE coast were attacked ‘almost certainly by Iran’ appe...
10:17, 2019-05-29