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Dire wolves were first discovered in the 1850s, and many samples have been preserved in nearly perfect condition thanks to places like the La Brea tar pits in what is now Los Angeles, which are natural pits of asphalt that sucked up the bodies of pre

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While reading the works of my great-grandfather James Churchward, one may be surprised by how closely some of his material resembles that of Augustus Le Plongeon. Actually, their theories were quite dissimilar; LePlongeon placed his cradle of civiliz

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Indian scientists were intensely interested in the Roopkund mystery. The lake, some thought, was a place where holy men committed ritual suicide. Or maybe the dead were a detachment of soldiers from a thirteenth-century army sent by the Sultan of Del

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A shipwreck identified in the Gulf of Mexico has thrown a light on a forgotten and dark episode in Mexican history. Archaeologists have identified a 19th-century slave ship. Before it sank, this vessel was involved in the enslavement of indigenous Ma

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The wrecks were first identified by robots some 2km (1.2 miles) beneath the surface. The experts then used the latest technology to map and record the shipwrecks. "All the remains were carefully recorded using a suite of digital photography, HD vid

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The species Australopithecus afarensis inhabited East Africa more than three million years ago, and occupies a key position in the hominin family tree, as it is widely accepted to be ancestral to all later hominins, including the human lineage. "Luc

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