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Second sphinx discovered in Luxor
16th August 2018 | egyptindependent.com | Ancient, Humans

The new finding corresponds to a theory among some historians that two sphinxes are complementary in ancient Egypian art: one male, and one female.

Why Native Americans struggle to protect their sacred places
16th August 2018 theconversation.com | Humans

While Congress created the American Indian Religious Freedom Act to provide “access to sacred sites,” it has been open to interpretation. Native Americans still struggle to protect their sacred lands.

Ancient Egyptian mummification ‘recipe’ revealed
16th August 2018 | bbc.co.uk | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Forensic chemical tests carried out on a mummy dating to 3,700-3,500 BC revealed the recipe and confirmed that it was developed far earlier and used more widely than previously thought.

Russian Physicists Prove The Great Pyramids Of Giza Can Focus Electromagnetic Energy Like An Ancient Egyptian Tesla Coil
16th August 2018 | outerplaces.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

The scientists hit the inside of the pyramid with radio waves between 200-600 meters in length, tracked how the waves bounced around, and found that the pyramid acted like a mirror, directing the waves away from its apex.

Unpublished Egyptian texts reveal new insights into ancient medicine
16th August 2018 phys.org | Ancient, Humans, Tech

An international team of researchers are now translating previously unexplored texts, which according to one of the researchers, contain new and exciting insights into Ancient Egypt.

Earth Has ‘Minimoons,’ and They May Solve Asteroid Mysteries
16th August 2018 | space.com | Earth, Space, Tech

Earth has a habit of picking up, and later discarding, small companions called “minimoons,” and these tiny objects could help scientists solve the mysteries of asteroids.

Ancient Maya civilisation was destroyed by massive drought, scientists find
3rd August 2018 | independent.co.uk | Ancient

New research confirms theory about how great society collapsed 1,000 years ago

An enormous drought that swept across Mexico around 1,000 years ago triggered the demise of one of the world’s greatest ancient civilisations.

The Great Pyramid of Giza Might Focus Electromagnetic Energy in Its Chambers
1st August 2018 | sciencealert.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Theoretical research by an international team of physicists has discovered that the Great Pyramid of Giza can concentrate electromagnetic energy in its internal chambers and under its base.

Conflict reigns over the history and origins of money
1st August 2018 | sciencenews.org | Ancient, Humans

Thousands of years ago, money was a means of debt payment, archaeologists and anthropologists say.

Ohio ‘earthworks’ sites seen as economic generator
1st August 2018 athenscountyohedc.com | Ancient, Earth, Humans

This will be Ohio’s first World Heritage Site, joining 1,000 others around the world, including the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Wall of China and Stonehenge.

Homo sapiens developed a new ecological niche that separated it from other hominins
1st August 2018 phys.org | Ancient, Humans

Our species’ ability to occupy diverse and ‘extreme’ settings around the world stands in stark contrast to the ecological adaptations of other hominin taxa, and may explain how our species became the last surviving hominin on the planet.

Technology for incontinence hasn’t developed that much since ancient Egyptian times
1st August 2018 theconversation.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Today’s healthcare is full of technology that would seem like science fiction to our grandparents. But this is far from true in every area: some remain woefully neglected by innovation.

Indigenous people hunted bison using fire – and clever manipulation of the landscape
1st August 2018 | cbc.ca | Ancient, Animal Life, Humans, Tech

Great Plains people were skilled hunters — and savvy environmental managers.

How an ancient stone money system works like cryptocurrency
30th July 2018 | sciencenews.org | Ancient, Humans

Archaeologists see similarities between giant coins carved from stone and cryptocurrencies.

This AI Can Predict Your Personality Type Simply by Watching Your Eyes
30th July 2018 | sciencealert.com | Humans, Tech, Weird

A study suggests the way our eyes move reveals a scary amount about what we feel inside – to the point where AI can predict somebody’s personality type simply by watching their eyes.

You Might Be Less Excited About Colonising Mars After This New Study
30th July 2018 | sciencealert.com | Humans, Space

In addition to it being very cold and subject to a lot of radiation, the surface of Mars today is also extremely dry.

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