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12/29/10: Greek Jar in 'Solomonic' Fortress Dates Site to 600s B.C.
12/29/10: Ancient Roman Spa City Reburied in Turkey
12/29/10: DVD Touted By Glenn Beck Stirs Up Archaeological Spat
12/28/10: 200,000-Year-Old Teeth Found in Israel Cave Casts Doubt on Out of Africa Theory
12/28/10: Q&A: Dead Languages Reveal a Lost World
12/20/10: Life's Ingredients Found in Superhot Meteorites
12/18/10: Syrian Archaeologists Find Unique Oriental and Western Mixture in Temple of Bel
12/17/10: Scientists Drill for Natural History Beneath Dead Sea
12/17/10: Pythagoras Not a Math Genius By Babylonian Standards
12/16/10: 3,000-Year-Old Statuary Fragments Depicting Hapi and Amenhotep III Found at Pharaoh's Funerary Temple
12/14/10: Gales Unearth Roman-Era Statue on Israel's Coast
12/10/10: Sealed Jar of Gypsum Discovered at Qumran
12/09/10: 2,000-Year-Old Holy Thorn Tree of Glastonbury Cut Down
12/09/10: Archaeolgist Says 100,000-Year-Old 'Persian Gulf Oasis' Inundated By Indian Ocean 8,000 Years Ago
12/01/10: Was the Kingdom of David and Solomon A Glorious Empire—Or Just A Little Cow Town?
11/29/10: Crown Suggests Queen Arsinoe II Ruled Ancient Egypt as Female Pharaoh
11/26/10: Changes in Burial Practices in Late First Century Egypt Point to Christian Influence
11/25/10: Science Devises New Method to Sort Dead Sea Scrolls
11/23/10: How Moses Created Thanksgiving: The Biblical Roots of America's Holiday
11/22/10: Ancient Roman Soldier's Bathhouse Found in Jerusalem
11/20/10: James Tabor: German Tombstone of Panthera, "Father of Jesus," Has Semitic Name

11/21/10: Cracked: 5 Famous Scientists Dismissed as Morons in Their Time
11/20/10: Pope Benedict Justifies Use of Condoms For Male Prostitutes
11/17/10: Anti-Matter Atom Trapped for the First Time

11/17/10: Cracked: 5 Minor Screw-ups That Created The Modern World
11/07/10: Ramses III Inscription Found in Saudi Arabia
11/05/10: New Research Reveals King Tut Suffered 'Massive' Chest Injury
11/05/10: Egyptian Burial Site Shows Evidence of Aten Worship
11/04/10: Statue Unearthed in Tomb of Amenhotep III
11/03/10: The Egyptian Book of the Dead Contains a Spell That Turns The Speaker Into a Snake
11/02/10: 3,400-Year-Old Wall Found at Giza Shows Thutmose IV Tried to Preserve Sphinx
10/27/10: Musical Inscriptions Found at Hindu Rock-Cut Cave Temple

10/26/10: Armenian Archeologists Unearth 5,900-Year-Old Skirt
10/25/10: The Fossils That Could Reveal How Man Walked Out of Africa
10/25/10: Fossils Found in Chinese Cave Push Modern Humans Back to 100,000 B.C.
10/20/10: Archaeologist Stephan Huller Argues that Marcus Agrippa Was the "Real Messiah" Jesus Spoke Of
10/20/10: Cracked: 6 Books Everyone (Including Your English Teacher) Got Wrong
10/19/10: Exhibition Shows Sumerian Cuneiform and Egyptian Hieroglyphics Evolved Separately From Each Other
10/19/10: Cracked: 5 Things You Won't Believe Aren't In the Bible
10/15/10: How Middle Eastern Milk Drinkers Conquered Europe 9,000 Years Ago
10/14/10: Scientists Suggest That Cancer is Purely Man-Made
10/13/10: King Herod's Theatre Box at Herodium Excavated
10/12/10: Earliest Traces of a Disabled, Aged Human Found
10/10/10: James Tabor on The 'Jesus Son of Panthera' Traditions

10/10/10: Jericho Unveils Massive Ancient Mosaic
09/09/10: Cracked: 5 Fictional Stories You Were Taught in History Class
09/03/10: J. J. Raymond: Tiberius Julius Abdes Pantera, Father of Jesus?
08/26/10: 64,000-Year-Old Arrows Found in South Africa
08/19/10: Wasps Punish Fake Fighters
08/19/10: Reanimated 'Junk' Is Found to Cause Disease
08/18/10: 'Zombie Ants' Controlled By Parasitic Fungus for 48 Million Years
08/17/10: 'Mitochondrial Eve': Mother of All Humans Lived 200,000 Years Ago
08/15/10: Cracked: 6 Amazingly High-Tech Ancient Weapons
08/13/10: King Tut's Secrets of the Tomb Go Online
08/11/10: Audio: Israel Finkelstein Defends His "Low Chronology" Making David a 10th-Century Bandit Chief
08/11/10: Chunk of Original Earth Found in Canada
08/11/10: Israel Finds Rare 2,200-Year-Old Coin
08/11/10: Research Suggests Humour Stems From Soical Abnormality
08/10/10: Ancient Pictish Carvings in Scotland Used Coded Language
08/10/10: 6,000-Year-Old 'Thunderstones' Found in 1,000-Year_old Viking Graves
08/10/11: Stone Age Toe Could Redraw Human Family Tree
08/08/10: Rare 3,500-Year-Old Horned Bracelet Found in Israel
08/08/10: Cracked: 5 Real Historical Death Stars (Complete With Baffling Flaws)
08/07/10: Egyptian Archaeologists Comment on Carbon Dating
08/05/10: Reading the Zip Codes of the Armana Letters
08/04/10: John the Baptist's Bones Discovered?
08/02/10: Extracts of Cyrus Cylinder Found in China
08/02/10: When Did the Nose on the Sphinx Break Off?
07/30/10: Lawrence Boadt, Priest, Publisher and Bible Scholar, Dies at 67
07/28/10: Dig Unearths 5,000-Year-Old Artifact in Sidon
07/28/10: Was Marden Henge the Builder's Yard for Stonehenge?
07/28/10: Lost Sanskrit Manuscript Rediscovered in Italian Library
07/28/10: Cracked: 5 Ridiculous Ancient Beliefs That Turned Out to Be True
07/27/10: New Clues Hint That Dead Sea Scrolls Were Written By Several Groups
07/26/10: 3,600-Year-Old Tablet Discovered in Northern Israel Matches Code of Hammurabi
07/25/10: Excavations Show Prison Under Roman Church Became a Shrine to St. Peter in 600's
07/23/10: Ancient City of Petra Tombs Reveal 61 Burials and Islamic Gold Medallion
07/22/10: Researchers Find 200,000-Year-Old Knives in Cave in Israel
07/22/10: Archaeologists Find Earliest Paintings of Apostles Dating to Late 300s
07/22/10: Stonehenge Twin Shows Monument Was Not Isolated
07/21/10: 6,000-Year-Old Statue Found in Jordanian Desert Burial Cairn
07/21/10: Dionysian Estatic Cults as Early as 500 B.C.
07/21/10: Romanian Cave May Boast Central Europe's Oldest Cave Art (Pictures)

07/20/10: Tests Show Dead Sea Scrolls Were Made Locally
07/20/10: Phoenician Archaeology - A Common Euro-Mediterranean Heritage
07/20/10: Stone Age Carving: Ancient Dildo?
07/20/10: Cracked: 5 World Changing Decisions (Made for Ridiculous Reasons)
07/19/10: Second 4,500-Year-Old Venus Found in Orkney
07/19/10: "Lost" Biblical Languages Being Resurrected by Computers
07/18/10: Second Century Roman Coin Discovered in Bethsaida, Galilee
07/17/10: Archaeologists Find Another 'Lucy' in Ethiopia
07/15/10: Archaeologists Question Eilat Mazar's Claims on Jerusalem Fragment
07/14/10: 18th-Century Ship Found Beneath World Trade Center
07/14/10: Radiocarbon Dating Dates "12th-Century" Ethiopian Gospels Between 300 and 650 A.D.
07/12/10: Archaeologists Find 1,600-Year-Old Synagogue in Rural Galilee
07/12/10: Top 10 Clues to the Real King Arthur
07/11/10: Historians Locate King Arthur's Round Table at Chester
07/11/10: Tiny 3,300-Year-Old Clay Fragment Holds Oldest Writing Found in Jerusalem

07/11/10: Mosaics Documenting History and Civilization of Syria
07/10/10: Earl Doherty Reviews 'Agora' Movie
07/09/10: Bulgarian Archaeologists Preserve Skeleton of '1st European Man'
07/08/10: 4,300-Year-Old Pyramid of Queen Sesheshet Found
07/08/10: Historian Talks About His Work on Collection of Sumerian Texts
07/07/10: First Humans Arrived in Birtain 250,000 Years Earlier Than Thought
07/07/10: Secret Tunnel Unocvered in Tomb of Seti I
07/06/10: Long Lost Michaelangelo Sculpture Found?
07/06/10: Cracked: 6 Things From History Everyone Pictures Incorrectly
07/05/10: Cracked: The 6 Most Gigantic Everything in the History of War
07/03/10: Hyperspectral Analysis Shows Jefferson Changed Word "Subjects" to "Citizens" in Declaration of Independence
07/02/10: Mesopotamia’s Civilization Originated in Armenia
07/02/10: Cracked: 8 Historic Symbols That Mean The Opposite of What You Think
07/01/10: Cassius Dio Wrote Cleopatra Died Painlessly, Not By Snakebite
07/01/11: British Archaeologists Unlock West Africa's Earliest Civilization
06/28/10: Study Says Archimedes Set Roman Ships Afire With Cannons
06/28/10: Sophisticated Amputation Methods Used During Stone Age
06/24/10: 'Dark Sun' is One of Our Nearest Neighbours
06/23/10: Lasers Uncover Oldest Icons of Peter and Paul in Roman Catacombs
06/23/10: New German Study Says King Tut Died of Blood Disorder, not Malaria
06/14/10: 3,000-Year-Old Syrian Lion Statue Bears Witness to Human Civilization
06/14/10: Cracked: 5 Horrible Diseases That Changed The World (For the Better)
06/12/10: Buddha's Skull Unveiled in East China Temple (Pictures)

06/11/10: James Tabor: Has Eilat Mazar Found David's Palace?
06/09/10: Why Were A Million Mummies Buried at Snefu's Seila Pyramid for 600 Years? 06/09/10: 5,500-Year-Old Armenian Shoe Looks Like Irish Shoes From 1950s
06/07/10: Amihai Mazar Unearths Proof Ancient Beekeeping Arts Made Israel the 'Land of Milk and Honey'

06/04/10: How Religion Made Jews Genetically Distinct
06/04/10: Hints of Life on Saturn's Moon
05/30/10: Near-Death Experiences May Be Caused By A Cascade of Electrical Activity in The Dying Brain
05/20/10: Genetic Entrepeneur Craig Venter Creates Synthetic Life Form

05/10/10: Study Reveals Babies Know the Difference Between Good and Evil at 6 Months
05/10/10: 82-Year-Old Indian Yogi Claims to Have Not Eaten Or Drank for 70 Years
05/09/10: 17-Year-Old Stuck in Toddler's Body May Hold Key to Aging (Photo)

05/07/10: Babylon Ruins Torn Between Preservation and Profit
05/06/10: Neandertal Genome Yields Insights Into Human Evolution and Evidence of Interbreeding With Modern Humans
05/05/10: Crete Fortifications Debunk Myth of Peaceful Minoan Society
05/04/10: 2,000-Year-Olds Headless Statue of Ptolemy IV Found in Cleopatra's Temple
04/29/10: Icy Asteroid May Shed Light On Where Earth's Water Came From
04/28/10: Chinese Christian Filmmaker Makes Latest Claim to Finding Noah's Ark
04/28/10: Wasila, Alaska Inundated By Megafloods 17,000 Years Ago
04/28/10: Cracked: 6 Supposedly Ancient Traditions (That Totally Aren't)
04/27/10: Why Stephen Hawking is Wrong About an Alien Invasion
04/27/10: Christian Research Survey Says Young Adults Don't Pray, Don't Worship and Don't Read the Bible
04/26/10: Aboriginal Site in the Path of Major Tasmanian Highway Contains Oldest Evidence of Human Habitation in Southern Hemisphere
04/26/10: Gene That Allows Flatworms to Grow a New Head Identified
04/26/10: Cracked: The 6 Most Important Things Humanity Just Plain Forgot
04/23/10: New Study Shows A Nap Can Help You Memorize Images And Solve Problems
04/21/10: Johann Hari: The Idea of Heaven As a Reunion With Relatives in the Light is as Old as Goldman Sachs
04/20/10: Mysterious Lines in Near East Deserts Are Massive Ancient Low Stone Walls for Hunting
04/20/10: Chinese Pigs 'Direct Descendants' of First Domesticated Breeds
04/19/10: Hominids May Have Evolved Opposable Thumbs Long Before They Figured Out How to Make Tools
04/16/10: Eilat Mazar: Did I Find King David's Palace?

04/13/10: Cracked: 6 Historic Figures Who Shaped The World (By Cheating Death)
04/06/10: Japanese Scientists Unveil Walking, Talking Female Android
04/05/10: Cracked: 6 Ridiculous History Myths (You Probably Think Are True)
04/02/10: Stem Cell Transplant Patient HIV-Free
04/02/10: Robot Named Adam Discovers 12 New Functions For Genes
04/01/10: Mathematics of Ancient Carvings Reveals Lost Language of Scottish Iron Age
03/29/10: Scientists Discover Moral Judgments Can Be Changed By Magnetic Pulse Near Right Ear
03/26/10: Cracked: 6 Spectacularly Bad Ideas From History's Greatest Geniuses
03/25/10: New Prehistoric Human Discovered Via DNA From Child's Pinky Finger Found in Central Asian Cave
03/25/10: Michael Brooks: Templeton Prize is Bad News for Religion, Not Science
03/19/10: The Ethical Dog: Canines Know How to Play Fair
03/18/10: Post-Coital Warfare: Insect Semen Kills Rival Sperm
03/17/10: Dogs Originated From Middle East Wolves
03/17/10: Newfound Stone Tools Suggest 'Hobbits' Had Million-Year History on Indonesian Island
03/16/10: 7th Century Ruins of 'Synagogue' Found to Belong to Arab Caliph Who Constructed the Dome of the Rock
03/11/10: World's Oldest Rivers Mapped Under Huge Desert Dunes
03/11/10: Cracked: 6 Famous Explorers Who Shaped the World With Insane Lies
03/10/10: Accidental Origins: Where Species Come From
03/09/10: Did 'Midwife Molecule' Assemble First Life on Earth?
03/05/10: World of Warcraft, Religion, and the Virtual Future
03/04/10: It's Official: An Asteroid Wiped Out the Dinosaurs
03/03/10: Oldest 'Writing' Found on 60,000-Year-Old Eggshells

03/03/10: 4,000-Year-Old, Spell-Covered Burial Chamber of Queen Behenu Found in Egypt's Saqqara
03/03/10: Dinosaurs Ten Million Years Older Than Thought
03/03/10: Study Says Highly Intelligent More Likely to Adopt Liberalism, Atheism, Staying Up Late, and Male Monogamy
03/02/10: Ice Deposits Found at Moon's Pole
02/26/10: Study Suggests Happy People Are Less Persuasive, More Gullible and More Forgetful
02/26/10: Archaeologists in Venice Find First Skull of Woman Forced Open By Dark Age Vampire Exorcism Ritual
02/22/10: Eilat Mazar Claims Discovery of Tenth-Century B.C. Walls in Jerusalem

02/22/10: Scientists Genetically Engineer Flightless Mosquitoes to Curb Dengue Fever Outbreaks
02/19/10: Herodian-Era Aqueduct Unearthed Near Jerusalem's Jaffa Gate
02/18/10: 11,500-Year-Old Gobekli Temple in Harran, Turkey With T-Shaped Pillars Rewrites the Story of Human Evolution

02/15/10: Giant 1,400-Year-Old Wine Press Discovered in Southern Israel
02/15/10: 130,000-Year-Old Stone Tools Found in Crete Show Evidence for Earliest Known Seafaring
02/08/10: Being Religious May Not Make You Healthier After All
02/08/10: Israeli Ex-Commando's Settler Organization is 'Misusing Archaeology as a Tool of Dispossession'
02/07/10: Turkey’s Top 10 Archaeological Sites
02/03/10: Review of David O'Connor's Abydos: Egypt's First Pharaohs and the Cult of Osiris
02/02/10: Early Draft of the Constitution Found in Philadelphia
02/01/10: The Six Greatest Advances From the Islamic Golden Age
01/31/10: Could Pennsylvania Museum's Gold Be From Ancient Troy?
01/29/10: Silver Coin Dating to 211 B.C. is Oldest Piece of Roman Money Ever Found in Britain
01/28/10: 1,000-Year-Old Temple in Peru Belonged to 'Mythical' Naylamp
01/28/10: Cracked: 6 Enlightened Ideas Brought to You by Evil Empires
01/27/10: US Scholars, Conservators and Scientists Collaborate to Prove a “14th-Century” Gospel of Mark is a Skilled Fake
01/26/10: Biblical Archaeologist William G. Dever on Solomon and the Revisionists
01/26/10: Book Claims Pope John Paul II Regularly Whipped Himself
01/25/10: Cracked: 7 Mind-Blowing Easter Eggs Hidden in Famous Works of Art
01/25/10: Man Biologically Capable of Running at 40 MPH
01/25/10: Field Museum Confirms Virgin Shark Births
01/19/10: Human Ancestors Were an Endangered Species
01/18/10: U.S. Military Weapons Inscribed With Secret 'Jesus' Bible Codes
01/12/10: Cracked: 7 Books We Lost to History That Would Have Changed the World
01/11/10: Pyramids May Have Been Built By Free Men, Not Slaves
01/10/10: James Tabor: 98% of Dead Sea Scrolls Scholars Agree Essenes Composed Bulk of the Dead Sea Scrolls
01/08/10: Advanced Imaging Reveals 2,150-Year-Old 'Antikythera Mechanism' Could Predict Eclipses, Sun and Moon Positions Against the Zodiac, and Turned a Stone to Show the Moon's Phase

01/08/10: 3,900-Year-Old Hebrew Inscription Deciphered: Links Worship to Social Justice for Slaves, Orphans, and Strangers

01/08/10: Iraqi Archaeologists Find 2,000-Year-Old Sumerian Desert Settlement
01/08/10: Newly Unearthed Painted Shells Show Neandertals Were Homo Sapiens's Mental Equals
01/08/10: Wear Patterns on Alexander Floor Mosaic Shows How Ancients Viewed the Artwork
01/08/10: Massive Statue of Pharaoh Taharqa Discovered Deep in Sudan
01/08/10: Egyptian Eyeliner May Have Warded Off Disease
01/07/10: Did We Mate Or Murder Neandertals?
01/06/10: Human Genome Carries Relics of a 40-Million-Year-Old Animal Virus
01/05/10: Did Unemployed Minoan Artists Land Jobs in Ancient Egypt?
01/04/10: "Lost" Amazon Complex and Shapes Seen by Satellite Show Amazon Once Teemed With Complex Societies
01/01/10: Newly Translated 3,700-Year-Old Babylonian Tablet Says Ark of Atra-Hasis Was Circular
01/01/10: 'Harbor Girl' Archaeologist Discovers First Minoan Shipwreck
01/01/10: Cracked: 5 Real Buried Treasures That Can Make You Rich (Or Kill You)