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9 min ago | Carrickfergus Today
Carrick Castle's military history is being uncovered as an archaeological dig was granted an extension by the Northern Ireland Environment Agency.
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4 hrs ago | Yucatan Living
In the heart of historic Merida, Casa Pescador is walking distance to all activities that the city has to offer museums, galleries, theaters, opera, fine restaurants and shopping.
8 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Archaeologists digging next to the Kennedy Bridge in downtown Jeffersonville uncovered two portions of limestone foundations that date to the late 1700s or early 1800s, including one on a lot where former Indiana Territory Gov. Thomas Posey , who also was Kentucky's third lieutenant governor, once lived.
12 hrs ago | CBC News
Tourists look at the Inca citadel of Macchu Picchu in Peru. Two Canadians were arrested for taking nude photos of each other at the archaeological monument.
15 hrs ago | Outside the Beltway
Carole Vance and Kim Hopper, longtime professors at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, learned that they were losing their jobs because they hadn't brought in enough grant money.
17 hrs ago | LiveScience
Nevada's Hidden Cave - an archaeological site with a 5,000-year history - was recently vandalized with spray paint and bullet holes, and officials are offering a $1,000 reward for information that helps them catch the perp .
And thousands of years ago, ancient Americans came to the area to hunt and fish, using the cave as a secure store house for food and equipment, also for burial.
In this photo made with a fish-eye wide-angle lens, "Bertha," the massive tunnel boring machine that is expected to spend the next 14 months drilling a two-mile tunnel to replace the 60-year-old Alaskan Way Viaduct, is shown July 20 before it began drilling.
Scott Wolter, a forensic geologist and host of a popular cable television show, believes a trio of inscribed stones found near Spirit Pond in Phippsburg more than 40 years ago are evidence that the famed Knights Templar fled to Maine, among other North American sites, after their persecution in 1307.
Indian aircraft combed Andaman and Nicobar, made up of more than 500 mostly uninhabited islands, for signs of a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner that evidence suggests was last headed towards the heavily forested archipelago.
Chinese archaeologists have "rescued" an ancient coffin from tomb raiders trying to break in to a grave site via a 10m hole, it appears.
The past could present yet another obstacle to the future of the state Route 99 megaproject on the Seattle waterfront.
In the HBO series Assume the Position, which a ran in 2006 and 2007, comedian and actor a Robert Wuhl told us, "History is a wonderful thing, if only it were true."
The World Bank, the largest international development institution, is undergoing a sweeping reorganization, the first of its kind for the bank in nearly a generation.
Federal officials are offering a $1,000 reward after someone spray-painted phrases including "I love Rachael" at an archaeological site east of Fallon, Nev.
Foreign tourists are showing way too much skin at Peru's most iconic cultural heritage site, and the government wants it to stop.
Archaeologists and physicists both covet ancient Roman lead - for very different reasons.