That is odd enough. However, new evidence suggests the little folk of Flores may be even stranger in origin. According to a growing number of scientists, Homo floresiensis is probably a direct descendant of some of the first apemen to evolve on the
An explorer claims to have found evidence of another, more ancient, water route between the oceans — one that existed hundreds of years before the Panama Canal was conceived.
Israeli archaeologists say a 1,100-year-old Arabic inscription was found during renovations in Jerusalem. The small fragment of a marble plaque dates to the 10th century, when thy were ruled from Baghdad by the Abbassid Empire.
A team of researchers from Spain's Higher Council for Scientific Study (CSIC) are examining a marshy area of Andalusian parkland to find evidence of a 3,000-year-old settlement. They believe that Tartessos, a wealthy civilization in southern Iber
In 1974, far out in the Pacific, a U.S. ship pretending to be a deep-sea mining vessel fished a sunken Soviet nuclear-armed submarine out of the ocean depths, took what it could of the wreck and made off to Hawaii with its purloined prize. Now, Wa
In addition, a vast array of Biblical names that have not been found in any other ancient Near Eastern languages have been reported to have been found in similar forms in Eblaite
i have argued that the core narrative of the bible can be placed during the two centuries preceding 1159 bce with overlap. i will not chase all details here, but it is sufficient to recognize the ascendancy of the sea peoples who sported the right n
Robertson, Haiti, the Devil and History By: Stephen Estes There was much fanfare and accusation of idiocy following the Pat Robertson statement that suggests Haiti was rocked by a 7.0 earthquake on January 12, 2010 as a result of a secret pact b
A must read for those who wonder how our governments got in their current predicament. An overview of the "Blue Model' of government and large corporations explained--and why it's no longer sustainable in its current form.
It is the legend that drew legions of explorers and adventurers to their deaths: an ancient empire of citadels and treasure hidden deep in the Amazon jungle.
Martin Luther King, JFK, RFK and Malcolm X were murdered by an conspiracy involving the CIA, the US military and the Mafia under a four year reign of LBJ. An assassination COINTELPRO-like program? Jim Di Eugenio interviewed
An 18th-century account of how a falling piece of fruit helped Isaac Newton develop the theory of gravity is being posted to the Web, making scans of the fragile paper manuscript widely available to the public for the first time.
Because he was special and because money was available it seems likely that he got access to an excellent education and been a prodigy, he was able to absorb everything available before he turned twelve.
Grab your children and teach them the real history of MLK and not the watered down politically correct stuff they learn in school these days. We remind people how effective mass civil disobedience is and examine Martin Luther King's Strategy. We r
1929: Martin Luther King Jr. is born. Though his work for civil rights and peace will become widely known, he will also deliver an important warning on the perils of technological amorality.
By decoding the inscription on a 3,000-year-old piece of pottery, an Israeli professor has concluded that parts of the bible were written hundreds of years earlier than suspected. The pottery shard was discovered at excavations at Khirbet Qeiyafa ne
New tombs found in Giza support the view that the Great Pyramids were built by free workers and not slaves, as widely believed, Egypt's chief archaeologist said on Sunday.
With the aid of satellite imagery from Google Earth, soon archeologists in Brazil will be finding more and more large geometric designs carved into the ground in the Amazon rainforest. The geoglyphs are believed to have been sculpted by ancient peopl
An Antarctic expedition has found what it believes to be remains of the first airplane brought to the frozen continent, on an icy shore near where it was abandoned a century ago. Australia has searched for many years for the old single-propeller Vick
It was also a year of Change, especially in Washington, where the tired old hacks of yesteryear finally yielded the reins of power to a group of fresh, young, idealistic, new-idea outsiders such as Nancy Pelosi.
I suspect the fact that it returned gold each season to the Emperor of China postponed its premature suspension until the gold itself ran out at the end of the fifteenth century.
In such a case, the swift building of full communities, apparently fully fortified is not too surprising. That they then operated as long as the gold lasted is a natural expectation as everyone returning home would be well staked. My guess, if Joh
Under his watch, he took a shaken and economically weakened USA, not unlike the present situation, restored the economic situation through tax reduction ala Laffer and began rebuilding the military. He invented the SDI initiative purposely to confro
I get angry every time I read an effusive remark about the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. Uninformed polemicists fawn about these self-proclaimed freedom fighters who were generally motivated by the dictates of Joesph Stalin. This group of persons hadRead Letter
From a long-sealed cave tomb, archaeologists have excavated the only known Jesus-era burial shroud in Jerusalem. The discovery adds to evidence that the controversial Shroud of Turin did not wrap the body of Christ, researchers say.
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Archaeologists unveiled a humble dwelling that is the first dating to the era of Jesus to be discovered in Nazareth, then a hamlet of around 50 impoverished Jewish families where Jesus spent his boyhood.
Zhu Zhu Pets have nothing on Stretch Armstrong and other toys that were must-have at the time.
“The Death of American Virtue,” asserts Bill Clinton had yet another extramarital affair, with Susan McDougal of Whitewater fame. Monica Lewinsky tells author Gormley the president lied under oath when he described their encounters.
Has the Lost City of Atlantis finally been located? It's the latest speculation, based on pictures of what appears to be an underwater city in the Caribbean Sea.