Underground water was led through canals to the parts of the region where the Nazca lives and farmed. The water was propelled in part by these spiral puquios, which forced wind into the underground channels to push the water through the system.
This video scrutinizes a variety of ancient technologies by looking at artifacts, explaining the capability these items imply.
In the summer of 1929, a great storm blew through the Great Lakes Region and caused a great deal of property damage to homes on the shoreline. Hoffman was one of many Charles Point residents whose summer homes had been demolished by the heavy winds a
But two fossils of an ape-like creature which had human-like teeth have been found in Bulgaria and Greece, dating to 7.2 million years ago. The discovery of the creature, named Graecopithecus freybergi, and nicknameded 'El Graeco' by scientist
Behold this, it is the Land of the Dawning. It stands between the Land of Light ever splendid and the Land of Darkness ever gloomy. They are the lands beyond the veil, before the veil is the Land of the Living.
Berger was overseeing a team of 60 people, some of whom were 18 meters below ground gathering fossils. "This was day two. Lives were in danger. This was the beginning of my hair turning really white," says Berger, of the University of the Witwate
The Nazca lines are world famous geoglyphs, and their nearby spiral structure help explain why they were built.
The Chauvet Cave in France is renowned as the site of some of the world's oldest paintings. Over 400 images of animals were created around 32,000 years ago. Yet it is another discovery that has gripped the imagination of canine enthusiasts. In the
he study by The Australian National University (ANU) found Homo floresiensis, dubbed "the hobbits" due to their small stature, were most likely a sister species of Homo habilis?"one of the earliest known species of human found in Africa 1.75 milli
In an announcement sure to spark a firestorm of controversy, researchers say they've found signs of ancient humans in California between 120,000 and 140,000 years ago - more than a hundred thousand years before humans were thought to exist anywhe
The markings suggest that a swarm of comet fragments hit Earth at the exact same time that a mini-ice age struck, changing the entire course of human history. Scientists have speculated for decades that a comet could be behind the sudden fall in temp
Erta Ale is an active shield volcano located in the Afar Region of northeastern Ethiopia, within the Danakil Desert. ( CC BY-SA 2.0 ) Remains such as the skulls known as the 'Herto fossils' were discovered here. The Serendipitous Discovery of
MOTHER OF ALL FINDS Egyptian archaeologists discover EIGHT MUMMIES in 3,500-year-old tomb near ancient city of Luxor
Neanderthals were thought to be enthusiastic meat eaters and an analysis of the remains found in Belgium revealed DNA from woolly rhinoceroses and wild sheep, along with a few mushrooms.