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Islamic Ring Found in 9th-Century Viking Grave

In the late 19th century, the archaeologist Hjalmar Stolpe spent years excavating gravesites near Birka, a town on the Swedish island of Björkö that operated as a key center for trade during the Viking Age. In a grave of a ...

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The legend of pompeii “The Two Maidens” of Pompeii are men

An ongoing project to CT scan the plaster casts of the victims of the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. has revealed that the cast of two embracing figures known as The Two Maidens are in fact men. The skeletal ...

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Retro laptop

This cool music-box looking thing is Datamancer’s Steampunk laptop. Don’t be fooled by its retro look, there’s a perfect running HP ZT1000 laptop, underneath all that wood and metal gears, it’s even capable of running both Windows and Linux. Nobody ...

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Police foil plot to steal Ferrari founder’s body

NUORO – ITALY. Italian investigators said on Tuesday they had foiled a plot to steal the body of legendary Formula One racing pioneer Enzo Ferrari and demand a ransom. Ferrari, founder of the company that produces some of the world’s ...

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World’s largest dinosaur footprints discovered in Western Australia

Newly-discovered prints left by gigantic herbivores are part of a rich collection of tracks belonging to an estimated 21 different types of dinosaur The largest known dinosaur footprints have been discovered in Western Australia, including 1.7 metre prints left by ...

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8 Most Unusual Tanks in the History – You wouldn’t believe they are real

Sometimes the fantasies of tank builders have given birth to amazing, but unfit for military reality monsters. And sometimes there have been just eccentric concepts, which have been not going to reach mass production. We decided to show in the ...

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Top 6 Lost Languages

Every language as a human creation has a cycle and with times it extinct. Like the Latin language that was once spoken as a world language, many of the languages of today will extinct or will blend into each other ...

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Greatest Places Forbidden for Tourists

These places are safely nestled away from prying eyes only because tourist can endanger their existence and may destroy their original look. If you are already intrigued, keep reading, and remember – no matter how appealing and interesting these places ...

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Archaeologists scour carpark in search of lost tomb of King James I of Scotland

THE murder of King James I of Scotland was a move worthy of Game of Thrones. It had intrigue. It had betrayal. It has mystery. Now archaeologists are reconstructing his palace to try and find his forgotten tomb. The project ...

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Welcome Home Concorde

The last Concorde to be built was on the move again yesterday for the first time in 13 years. It didn’t thunder into the sky on a supersonic flight, but instead was towed a quarter mile across its birthplace, Bristol ...

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