- Ancient Astronauts?
Despite the various claims surrounding the idea of alien visitation in the past, one of the primary arguments has been the creation of immense structures in the past that have been argued as being impossible to create without sophisticated modern technolog ...
Article - Gerhard Adam - Feb 3 2011 - 1:16pm
- World's Earliest Prosthetics Discovered, From 600 BC
An artificial big toe found attached to the foot of an ancient Egyptian mummy is the world's oldest prosthetic. At least for now. It predates the previous earliest known practical prosthesis, the Roman Capula Leg, by several hundred years. It wasn& ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 14 2011 - 11:26am
- Egyptians: Zahi Hawass Is Next
While many in America were happy about the collapse of the Mubarak government, they were likely happy for the wrong reasons. Optimists, it is said, are people who do not learn from experience and the toppling of a dictator in Egypt looks a lot more like ...
Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Feb 14 2011 - 5:18pm
- Jericho- The World's First Skyscraper
If you've been to Bible study classes, you know the story of Jericho. Actually, if you're an atheist you may know it even better, since on quizzes atheists seem to know The Bible better than many religious people. In the story, Joshua, success ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 18 2011 - 3:45pm
- Get My Fedora! We Need To Beat The Germans To Lost Treasure
A group of German archaeologists have set off to find a priceless ancient treasure and I'd rather they not get it. Sounds like the plot of "Raiders of the Lost Ark" right? As smashing as I look in a Stetson fedora, the reality involves no ...
Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Mar 2 2011 - 9:14pm
- Lost City Of Atlantis Found? In Spain?
Tsunamis are big news for the last few days and there may be an ancient reason along with a current one. A group of researchers are saying a tsunami likely destroyed the fabled lost city of Atlantis... and it is underneath mud flats in southern Spain. Th ...
Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Mar 14 2011 - 4:16pm
- Clovis Culture Not The Oldest In North America- Study
The Clovis people, Paleo-Indians whose tools were known for their distinctive 'fluted' points, were once thought to be the original settlers of North America about 13,000 years ago. The name originates not from the 5th century Frankish king bu ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 24 2011 - 3:43pm
- Tablet Discovery Pushes Earliest European Writing Back 150 Years
A clay tablet discovered Greece changes what is known about the origins of literacy in the western world, obviously a good thing, and, unfortunately, also about the origins of bureaucracy. Measuring 2 inches by 3 inches, the tablet fragment is the earli ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 30 2011 - 11:17am
- Evolutionary Biology Takes On Ayurveda
Ayurveda, the most ancient and important system of medicine in India, is important to modern natural medicine proponents (1) because it regards preserving health and curing diseases as fundamental in providing meaning to our lives. For thousands of yea ...
Article - News Staff - May 30 2011 - 2:38pm
- A Bronze Age In Alaska? Ancient Buckle Discovered
A prehistoric bronze artifact made from a cast has been found in Alaska, apparently a buckle. There was no Bronze Age in Alaska, though it existed several thousand years earlier in Europe and Asia. Perhaps some of the earliest Inupiat Eskimos in northwe ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 14 2011 - 5:50pm