Photos: Notebook from Antarctic Quest Found After 100 Years
explorers setting fish trap
October 23rd, 2014
When snow and ice thawed during the Antarctic summer last year, a lost notebook was revealed near the century-old base camp that British explorer Captain Robert Falcon Scott established at Cape Evans.
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Century-Old Notebook from Legendary Antarctic Expedition Found
Levick's book
October 23rd, 2014
Hidden in ice for more than 100 years, the photography notebook of a British explorer on Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated expedition to Antarctica has been found.
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Ancient City Ruled by Genghis Khan's Heirs Revealed
Archaeologists with the Saratov Regional Museum of Local Lore have uncovered part of the ancient city of Ukek, founded by the descendents of Genghis Khan.
October 24th, 2014
The 750-year-old city, along with the remains of Christian temples, were part of the Golden Horde kingdom that built by Genghis Khan's grandson and controlled many of the Silk Road trade routes that connected China to Medieval Europe.
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In Photos: The Oldest Evidence of High-Altitude Living
October 23rd, 2014
An ancient rock shelter nestled high in the Peruvian Andes reveals that humans have been living at extreme heights thousands of years earlier than previously thought.
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Record Bid! Early Apple Computer Sells for Nearly $1 Million
The Apple-1 computer is the first personal computer model ever sold. There are only 15 working original models left.
October 23rd, 2014
The rare Apple-1 computer, which is now the most expensive Apple computer ever sold, was built by Steve Wozniak in Steve Jobs' garage in the summer of 1976. The computer still has its original keyboard, power supply and monitor.
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Two World War II Battle Ships Discovered Off North Carolina
wwii shipwrecks, world war ii
October 22nd, 2014
The two WW II vessels sunk within moments of each other in 1942 and now rest side-by-side on the seafloor off the coast of North Carolina. The discovery drives home how close the war came to American shores.
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Photos: Ancient 'Golden Horde' City Revealed
Archaeologists with the Saratov Regional Museum of Local Lore have uncovered part of the ancient city of Ukek, founded by the descendents of Genghis Khan.
October 24th, 2014
Archaeologists have uncovered part of an ancient city founded by the heirs of Genghis Khan. Here's a look at the remains and artifacts found at the site along the Volga River in Russia.
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Oldest High-Altitude Human Settlement Discovered in Andes
rockshelter excavations
October 23rd, 2014
An ancient rock shelter nestled high in the Peruvian Andes reveals that humans have been living at extreme heights thousands of years earlier than previously thought.
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Neanderthals and Humans First Mated 50,000 Years Ago, DNA Reveals
Study researcher Svante Pääbo examines a 45,000-year-old femur from a Siberian man that is helping scientists pinpoint when Neanderthals and modern humans interbred.
October 22nd, 2014
The DNA from a 45,000-year-old bone of a man from Siberia is helping to pinpoint when modern humans and Neanderthals first interbred, researchers say. The man was born thousands of years after such interspecies mating occurred.
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