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Hundreds Of Sacrificial And Ritualistic Relics Found In A Sacred Lake
18th February 2019 mysteriousuniverse.org | Ancient, Humans

More than 500 sacrificial and ritualistic relics have been discovered by divers in Lake Petén Itzá, Guatemala.

A 280-Foot Asteroid Will Skim Past Earth On Tuesday On Its Closest Approach For The Next 70 Years
18th February 2019 | inquisitr.com | Earth, Space

While this may conjure not-so-warm memories of the post-apocalyptic sci-fi The Day After Tomorrow, there’s no need to panic.

Interview: Photographer Dedicates His Life to Documenting Global Indigenous Cultures
18th February 2019 mymodernmet.com | Humans

In an age where the world is increasingly homogenized, Nelson’s work reminds us of the precious differences that make individual cultural heritage so unique.

This Footprint on Gibraltar Could Have Been Made by One of The Last Neanderthals
18th February 2019 | sciencealert.com | Ancient, Humans

This could be the second Neanderthal footprint ever found worldwide – and it’s possible it belonged to one of the last members of this species.

Rock carvings made by American whalers discovered on north Australian coast
18th February 2019 | abc.net.au | Ancient, Humans

Findings from the team at the University of Western Australia are being published in the journal Antiquity this week.

Work stopped at B.C. gas pipeline site after claims ancient Indigenous artifacts discovered
18th February 2019 globalnews.ca | Ancient, Humans, Tech

The group described it as a “significant archaeological discovery that indicates a longstanding and continued tie between Wet’suwet’en people and their ancestral territories.”

The Creature That Killed Off The Giant Megalodon Might Still Live in Our Oceans Today
18th February 2019 | sciencealert.com | Ancient, Animal Life

For twenty million years, the world’s oceans were home to a monstrous shark, named the ‘megalodon’. Then suddenly, without explanation, the 18-metre-long super predator disappeared.

Decolonising the dictionary: reclaiming Australian history for the forgotten
18th February 2019 | theguardian.com | Humans

An upgrade of the Australian Dictionary of Biography is long overdue – it’s time to include the many women and Indigenous leaders time forgot.

Stonehenge, other ancient rock structures may trace their origins to monuments like this
12th February 2019 | sciencemag.org | Ancient, Humans

A new study suggests megaliths in Europe can be traced back to a single hunter-gatherer culture that started nearly 7000 years ago in what is today the Brittany region of northwestern France.

Scientists crack mystery of ancient Chinese pottery found in shipwreck
12th February 2019 cosmosmagazine.com | Ancient, Tech

Researchers have succeeded in pinpointing the exact origins of 700-year-old Chinese pottery items recovered from a shipwreck.

Scientists Are Investigating Building a Space Station Inside a Giant Asteroid
12th February 2019 | sciencealert.com | Space, Tech

It sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie, but it’s a wild possibility scientists are actually exploring: how to fit a space station inside an asteroid.

Marijuana is an ancient plant, but we’re only beginning to unravel its DNA
9th February 2019 geneticliteracyproject.org | Earth

For farmers and breeders who want to settle scores, DNA-mapping projects will provide more clarity about what’s what in the cannasphere.

Artificial Intelligence Study of Human Genome Finds Unknown Human Ancestor
9th February 2019 | smithsonianmag.com | Ancient, Humans

The genetic footprint of a “ghost population” may match that of a Neanderthal and Denisovan hybrid fossil found in Siberia.

DNA reveals early mating between Asian herders and European farmers
9th February 2019 | sciencenews.org | Ancient, Humans

Hundreds of years before changing the genetic face of Bronze Age Europeans, herders based in western Asia’s steppe grasslands were already mingling and mating with farmers in southeastern Europe.

Space agency ups risk of asteroid-Earth collision
9th February 2019 cosmosmagazine.com | Space

The Near Earth Object Coordination Centre has upped the risk level for one of the 19,563 asteroids and 107 comets listed as passing through the Earth’s neighbourhood.

Humans Are Eating Most of Earth’s Largest Animals to Extinction
9th February 2019 | livescience.com | Animal Life

Beyond being awesome in every sense of the word, these mammoth species are crucial to keeping their respective ecosystems balanced — and about 60 percent of them are hopelessly doomed.

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