News Desk

Scientists find two huge red rocks with ‘complex organic matter’ in the asteroid belt that shouldn’t be there
2nd August 2021 | | Space, Weird

Scientists have found two huge, red objects in the asteroid belt that they believe are not supposed to be there – both of which have “complex organic matter” on their surfaces.

Stone Age axe dating back 1.3 million years unearthed in Morocco
1st August 2021 | | Ancient, Humans

Researchers find North Africa’s oldest Stone Age hand-axe manufacturing site, dating back 1.3 million years.

Exploring blood types of Neanderthal and Denisovan individuals
1st August 2021 | Ancient, Humans

An analysis of the blood types of one Denisovan and three Neanderthal individuals has uncovered new clues to the evolutionary history, health, and vulnerabilities of their populations

Wiggly’ fossils found in Canada may be oldest known sign of animal life
30th July 2021 | | Ancient, Animal Life, Earth

Intricate patterns of tubular structures discovered in giant ancient reefs may be the remnants of prehistoric horny sponges and the oldest known fossils of animal life on Earth.

Incredible Fossil Discovery Shows Ancient Animal Brain From 310 Million Years Ago
30th July 2021 | | Ancient, Animal Life, Earth

Charles Darwin famously discussed the “imperfections” of the geological record in his book On The Origin of Species. He correctly pointed out that unless conditions are just right, it’s unlikely for organisms to be preserved as fossils, even those with bones and shells.

Light from behind a black hole spotted for 1st time, proving Einstein right
30th July 2021 | | Space, Tech, Weird

Astronomers have detected light coming from behind a black hole for the first time, proving Albert Einstein right, yet again.

Bronze Age cemetery reveals history of a high-status woman and her twins
30th July 2021 | Ancient, Humans

Ancient urn graves contain a wealth of information about a high-ranking woman and her Bronze Age Vatya community, according to a study published July 28, 2021 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Claudio Cavazzuti from the University of Bologna, Italy, and Durham University, UK, and colleagues.

Iceland Is The Tip of a Lost, Sunken Continent, Wild New Theory Suggests
30th July 2021 | | Ancient, Earth

Iceland may be the last exposed remnant of a nearly Texas-size continent – called Icelandia – that sank beneath the North Atlantic Ocean about 10 million years ago, according to a new theory proposed by an international team of geophysicists and geologists.

German researchers uncover Neanderthal hunting tool in rare find
27th July 2021 | | Ancient, Humans

A team from the University of Tübingen and the Senckenberg Centre for Human Evolution and Paleoenvironment found a 65,000-year-old Neanderthal leaf point at Hohle Fels Cave in southern Germany, a press release announced on Sunday.

Stone Age tools, cave paintings discovered in Haryana could be clues to ‘prehistoric factory’
27th July 2021 | Ancient, Humans

Haryana archaeology dept is yet to carry out a full survey, but believe they’ve discovered possibly the largest Paleolithic site in the Indian subcontinent.

Audio long-read: How ancient people learned to love carbs
27th July 2021 | | Ancient, Humans

Archaeological evidence shows that ancient people ate bread, beer and other carbs, long before domesticated crops.

Image from: Gugatchitchinadze (Wiki Commons)

Is medical cannabis really a magic bullet?
26th July 2021 | | Humans, Misc.

Research increasingly suggests that extracts from the plant are effective in treating pain, anxiety, epilepsy and more, but experts still preach caution around recreational use.

New study sheds light on how LSD’s entropic effects on the brain impact language production
26th July 2021 | | Humans, Misc.

Language produced under the influence of the psychedelic drug lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) displays increased levels of entropy and reduced semantic coherence, according to new research published in the journal Consciousness and Cognition. In other words, people tend to have more disorganized speech while under the effects of LSD and are more likely to jump from one topic to another.

‘Eye of Sauron’ volcano and other deep-sea structures discovered in underwater ‘Mordor’
26th July 2021 | | Animal Life, Earth, Humans

Researchers exploring the Indian Ocean have discovered the remains of a collapsed underwater volcano with an uncanny resemblance to the all-seeing “Eye of Sauron” from J.R.R. Tolkien’s famous fantasy series “The Lord of the Rings,” as well as two other seafloor structures named after places in Tolkien’s Middle-earth.

Meteor wows Norway after blazing through night sky
26th July 2021 | | Humans, Space

Norwegians have been left awestruck by a bright meteor that illuminated the night sky in the country’s south-east.


Mexican Archaeologists Forced to Bury an Unusual Discovery Made in Old Aztec Capital
26th July 2021 | | Ancient, Humans

In a strange turn of events, researchers in Mexico have announced they plan to rebury an unusual archaeological monument found in the outskirts of Mexico City – covering up an important historical discovery until some unknown time in the future.

Daily alternative news articles at the GrahamHancock News Desk. Featuring science, alternative history, archaeology, Ancient Egypt, paranormal and much more. Check in daily for updates!