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Ancient stone circles in Mideast baffle archaeologists

Huge stone circles in the Middle East have been imaged from above, revealing details of structures that have been shrouded in mystery for decades

15 hours ago from FOXNews

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Seeing dinosaur feathers in a new light

Why were dinosaurs covered in a cloak of feathers long before the early bird species Archaeopteryx first attempted flight? Researchers from the University of Bonn and the University of Göttingen ...

Thu 30 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Ancient auditory illusions reflected in prehistoric art?

Some of mankind's earliest and most mysterious artistic achievements—including prehistoric cave paintings, canyon petroglyphs and megalithic structures such as Stonehenge—may have been inspired ...

Tue 28 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Possible Complete Mammoth Skeleton Found in Idaho

Experts estimate the mammoth was about 16 years old and lived about 70,000 to 120,000 years ago

Tue 28 Oct 14 from TIME

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Niki de Saint Phalle's 84th Birthday: Sculptor's famous figures celebrated in a Google Doodle

Google has celebrated the 84th birthday of Niki de Saint Phalle, a French sculptor most famous for her "Nanas"; the colourful, curvy female figures that form the Doodle in her honour.

Tue 28 Oct 14 from The Independent

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WWII pilot found buried in Italian corn field

The remains of an Italian WWII pilot who died in a dogfight with U.S. pilots 70 years ago have finally been unearthed -- still sitting on the parachute in the cockpit.

Tue 28 Oct 14 from FOXNews

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Ancient shipwreck discovered near Aeolian Islands

The divers descended 410 feet (125 meters) into dark Mediterranean waters off Italy, their lights revealing the skeleton of a ship that sank thousands of years ago when Rome was a world power. ...

Mon 27 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Inventor of 'Operation' game needs money for real operation

The man who asked the world to remove funny bones with tweezers at the risk of a small zap is getting a little payback from fans of his beloved game.

Thu 30 Oct 14 from FOXNews

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The Ebola questions

Scientists know a lot about the virus that causes Ebola — but there are many puzzles that they have yet to solve.

Wed 29 Oct 14 from Nature News

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The Vatican To Digitize Its Manuscripts

Don't you think that it is long overdue for the Vatican to perform a digital scan of all of its manuscripts? After all, the Vatican happens to be an organization, or body, if you will, ...

Mon 27 Oct 14 from Ubergizmo

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