Jun 25, 2014
Ancient Poop Suggests Neanderthals Ate Way More Veggies Than We Thought
Meat-heavy " paleo diets " have been all the rage in recent years. But if you really want to eat like a caveman, you may have to eat more veggies than you might have expected.
Scientists Discover 'Invisible Graffiti' Lining Walls Of Iconic Cambodian Temple Angkor Wat
Angkor Wat may be covered in graffiti-but don't worry, it's invisible. Built in the early 12th century, Cambodia's architecturally iconic temple is known for its intricate carvings, some of them stretching nearly a kilometer in length.
Stonehenge Discovery 'Blows Lid Off' Old Theories About Builders Of Ancient Monument
From who built it to what it was used for, Stonehenge is surrounded by many enduring mysteries -- and researchers from the University of Buckingham in England now say they've solved one of them.
Scientists May Have Figured Out How Ancient Egyptians Moved Huge Pyramid Stones
A new study offers an answer to a key question about Egypt's ancient pyramids, which were built out of huge stone blocks more than 4,000 years ago : in the absence of modern construction equipment, how exactly were the builders of the massive structures able to move the stones across the desert to the building site? Researchers have long known that ... (more)
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Ancient Rome's Demise Probably Not Caused By Lead Poisoning, Scientists Say
When in ancient Rome, don't drink as the Romans do. High-born Romans sipped beverages cooked in lead vessels and channeled spring water into their homes through lead pipes .