Read more about the article The Discovery of Unknown Human Ancestor Raises New Questions about Our Origins
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The Discovery of Unknown Human Ancestor Raises New Questions about Our Origins

If you thought you knew the facts about our latest ancestors, then think again. “Lucy”, a previous discovery in Africa, is not the most recent find linking us to our primitive roots. It seems that a previously unknown human ancestor has shown us that we may not know much about, well,…

Shigir Idol: This 10,000-Year-Old Wooden Statue Is the Oldest in History

If you think Stonehenge is an ancient discovery, then you’re right. If you think the Pyramids hold the secrets of life, then that’s a possibility. Both these monuments are testimonials to a time long gone, a time where priorities were to live, eat, drink, and worship Gods. Seems simple, but…

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The Mystery of the Nazca Lines: Who and Why Created These Giant Geoglyphs?

The Nazca Lines is one of the greatest mysteries that keeps intriguing researchers worldwide. What lies behind these massive-scale geoglyphs that are etched in the middle of the Peruvian desert? These enormous figures, widely known as the Nazca Lines, were discovered in the early 1900′s into the desert in Peru,…

Read more about the article This Mysterious 2,000-Year-Old Mechanism Is the World’s First Computer
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This Mysterious 2,000-Year-Old Mechanism Is the World’s First Computer

An amazing device, created by Greek scientists 2,000 years ago, is the world's first computer. What is the story behind this extraordinary mechanism and its hidden mysteries? The Antikythera Mechanism has been a base of research for more than a century. This complex device, which is considered to be the…

This Is the Story Behind the Terracotta Army in Xi’an

The Terracotta Army, also known as The Terracotta Warriors, is one of the most important archaeological sites worldwide. This subterranean standing guard reveals the mysteries of ancient China that date back more than 2,000 years ago. Just as many other great discoveries, the Terracotta Army was discovered by accident in…

Arkaim: This Mysterious Prehistoric City in Russia May Be Older Than Stonehenge

Apart from a unique historical monument of the Middle Bronze Age, Arkaim is known as one of the strongest "anomaly zones" in Russia. But when, why and by whom was this prehistoric site of unusual circles constructed? Arkaim (Аркаим in Russian) is located north of the Russian borders with Kazakhstan,…

The Lost City of Ciudad Perdida and Its Mysteries

Ciudad Perdida is an amazing historical site and an important part of Colombia's cultural heritage. What’s the story behind this unique construction in the middle of the Colombian jungle? The erstwhile thriving civilization of Ciudad Perdida left behind a deserted city located in the world’s highest coastal mountain range, in…