Saturday, November 18, 2017

Dinosaur tracks found in northeast China’s Jilin Province

Dinosaur tracks have been found in northeast China's Jilin Province, according to an announcement by scientists from China, the Republic of Korea and the United States. ______ The tracks were found on a rural mountain road in Longjing City in the Korean Autonomous Prefecture of Yanbian,...

Another ancient palace found under site destroyed by Islamic State group

Human Rights Watch said in a report that as many as 600 people were killed in the Badush prison massacre, which took place on the same day that Islamic State militants captured Mosul in June 2014. ______ Fighting is expected to get tougher as Iraqi troops...

Ancient DNA found in dental plaque of Neanderthals show their use of medicine to treat pain and illness

Ancient DNA found in the dental plaque of Neandertals -- our nearest extinct relative -- has provided remarkable new insights into their behavior, diet and evolutionary history, including their use of plant-based medicine to treat pain and illness. ______ Published today in the journal Nature, an...

The oldest known fossils on Earth – as old as 4.2 billion years – discovered by scientists

Scientists have discovered tiny fossils that are thinner than a human hair and are an astounding 3.7 billion years old, making them the oldest known fossils on Earth, University College London announced on Wednesday. They could even be as old as 4.2 billion years. ______ The...

Syrian troops backed by Russia retake ancient Palmyra from the Islamic State group

Syrian troops backed by Russian jets completed the recapture of the historic city of Palmyra from the Islamic State group Thursday, the Kremlin and the army said, in another blow to the jihadists. ______ Bolstered by air strikes and ground troops from their ally Moscow, Syrian...

Zealandia, scientists found an underwater continent two-thirds the size of Australia

Scientists say they have identified an underwater continent two-thirds the size of Australia, and they are calling it Zealandia. ______ This newly proposed continent is about 1.74 million square miles in size and 94 percent submerged. But at its highest points, it protrudes above the ocean...

More than 100 plant seeds dating back 2,000 years have been unearthed from an ancient tomb in China

More than 100 plant seeds dating back 2,000 years have been unearthed from an ancient tomb in northern China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, archaeologists said. ______ According to the regional institute of archaeology, the discovery was made during the excavation of a civilian tomb, dating between...

Next piece of lost history: Archaeologists discovered the 12th Dead Sea scrolls cave, dated 2,000 years ago

Next piece of lost history Archaeologists discovered the 12th Dead Sea scrolls cave, dated 2,000 years ago
Archaeologists excavating a cave in the Dead Sea announced Wednesday they had discovered the 12th cave that held scrolls from the Jewish Second Temple, a period dated to some 2,000 years ago. ______ The rare parchments were looted in the mid-20th century, presumably by local shepherds,...

Ancient tomb of a general and his princess wife from year 564, discovered in China

The tomb of a general and his princess wife buried on March 18, in the year 564, has been discovered in China. ______ The ancient tomb, which contained the couple’s skeletons, was also filled with figurines, said the archaeologists who described the findings recently in the...

Scientists confirmed the existence of a ‘lost continent’ under the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius

Scientists have confirmed the existence of a "lost continent" under the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius that was left-over by the break-up of the supercontinent, Gondwana, which started about 200 million years ago. ______ The piece of crust, which was subsequently covered by young lava during...

500 million years ago, a squishy, thumb-size sea creature did a little dance to catch seafood

About 500 million years ago, a squishy, thumb-size sea creature did a little dance — waving its upper limbs around in the ocean in a never-ending attempt to ensnarl some tasty morsels floating by. ______ Researchers found the remains of this newly identified critter in the...

This 540 million yrs-old creature may be the earliest-known animal in the lengthy evolutionary path

Don't take this the wrong way, but your oldest ancestor was not exactly a beauty. Scientists say a tiny marine creature from China that wriggled in the seabed mud about 540 million years ago may be the earliest-known animal in the lengthy evolutionary path that...

ANCIENT ALIENS – Giant ‘Alien Claw’ unearthed in tunnels beneath Cusco, Peru

A group of self-proclaimed paranormal researchers claim they have found a giant claw belonging to an alien in caves in Peru. ______ Is this proof of ALIENS in Peru? Mysterious giant 'claw' with warped skulls is unearthed in tunnels deep below South American city. They believe the...

Von Daniken: “1000’s Of Years Ago, Aliens Came Here & Spliced Our DNA With Theirs.”

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This is what happened: Extraterrestrials visited our Earth many millennia ago. They behaved similar to how current ethnologists behave today. ______ They studied a few languages, visited different tribes, gave suggestions and disappeared sometime - however, with the promise to return in the distant future. Our...

DESTROYING HISTORY – 3,000 years ago brilliant temples of gods and kings in Middle East, now blown to pieces

The chilly December wind whipped rain across the strewn wreckage of a city that, nearly 3,000 years ago, ruled almost the entire Middle East. Rivulets of water ran through the dirt, washing away chunks of ancient stone. ______ NIMRUD, Iraq - The city of Nimrud in...

Mysterious Black Boxes Found In Egypt

Inside a tunnel system carved from the solid limestone bedrock, in the desert of Egypt, lay 24 black granite boxes cut with the precision our modern technologies, do not posses. shaped from Aswan granite an extremely hard stone. ______ EGYPT - These massive boxes remain a profound...

The oldest nativity scene ever found — 5,000-year-old rock art found in Egypt

Italian researchers have discovered what might be the oldest nativity scene ever found — 5,000-year-old rock art that depicts a star in the east, a newborn between parents and two animals. ______ EGYPTIAN SAHARA DESERT, Egypt - The scene, painted in reddish-brown ochre, was found on...

7 people who became trapped by high waters while exploring a southern Indiana cave rescued

Seven people who became trapped by high waters while exploring a southern Indiana cave were rescued after 39 hours underground, officials said Monday. ______ CORYDON, Ind. - The last of the cavers were brought above ground about 3 a.m. Monday after entering Binkley's Cave near Corydon...

Humans used vessels to cook wild plants more than 10,000 years ago, study

Humans used ceramic pots to cook wild plants more than 10,000 years ago, well before the advent of agriculture, researchers reported Monday. The findings are the earliest direct proof that our species processed plants for food. ______ LIBYA - University of Bristol -- The vessels, discovered in Libya, contained...

Reptilian Moon Base – Reptilian Annunaki Moon Spaceship

There are currently three main stream theories attempting to explain the origin of the moon. The fission theory suggests the moon was once part of the earth and somehow separated from our planet in its early history. ______ We have made lots of articles showing that...

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