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5 Mysteries From the Ancient World That Remain Unexplained

Certain unexplained phenomena of a similar nature have appeared throughout time in various parts and cultures across the ancient world. These continue to puzzle scientists and researchers to this day and have each marked history and lore in their...

5 Ancient Monuments that are Astronomically Aligned

There are several ancient monuments showing that our predecessors possessed knowledge of astronomy and used it for practical purposes.

Stonehenge Altar Stone is Not From Wales, New Research Suggests

A recent study has proposed a new theory regarding the origin of the Altar Stone at Stonehenge. Previously, it was believed the Altar Stone, also known as Stone 80, was sourced from the Old Red Sandstone (ORS) of the...

Autumn Equinox Marks Solemn Change of Seasons

Our Fall Equinox this year (2023) arrives at Saturday, September at 06:50 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time). That would be at 2:50 a.m. EDT for those on the Americas' East coast. In Greek mythology, the Autumn equinox (which occurs on Wednesday)...

4,000-Year-Old Shrine Unearthed in the Netherlands

A 4,000-year-old shrine was recently unearthed in the Netherlands which has been dubbed the "Stonehenge of the Netherlands." This remarkable site, dating back around 4,000 years, comprises a burial mound that also functioned as a primitive form of solar calendar. Within...

Massive Cemetery of Bronze Age Burial Mounds Unearthed

Extensive research conducted by archaeologists has unveiled a vast cemetery consisting of burial mounds from the Bronze Age. These ancient mounds, estimated to be approximately 4,400 years old, were unexpectedly discovered during preparations for a nearby construction project, merely 10...

Stonehenge-Like Structure Discovered in Oman Desert

Archaeologists from the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) have made a fascinating discovery in Oman's deserts. They have found ancient structures that resemble England's Stonehenge. These structures, called triliths (from Greek 'having three stones'), were built around 2,000 years...

Stone Age Structure Found Near Prague Older Than Stonehenge

Archeologists near Prague have discovered the remains of a Stone Age structure that predates Stonehenge and even the Egyptian Pyramids. The structure is an enigmatic complex known as the roundel. The excavated stone age structure is about 55 meters in...

Greek Actor Manolis Emmanouel, Who Moved “Stonehenge” for Safekeeping

Greek actor Manolis Emmanouel moved a fake Stonehenge for Safekeeping on YouTube, advocating the return of the Parthenon sculptures to Greece.

Clooney KO's BoJo Over The Parthenon Marbles

Not since the late actress and Culture Minister Melina Mercouri; the eloquent writer and unbeatable debater Christopher Hitchens and his friend, Scottish Prof. Robert Browning - also dead - has Greece had, in actor-director-activist George Clooney, such an ambassador...