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The Earliest Plant Genome Comes From a Stone Age Watermelon

Polly Rosie

Scientists have successfully sequenced what’ll become known as the earliest plant genome on record. ...

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World’s First Star Map Has Been Discovered in a Medieval Manuscript

Polly Rosie

The world’s oldest complete star map might have just been discovered. The segment is believed to be ...

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Archaeologists Found the Oldest Canoe in the Great Lakes Region

Kirby Dean

Tamara Thomsen discovered a piece of wood peeking out of the sand of Wisconsin's Lake Mendota this ...

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Nebraska Man Has Made the World’s Longest Pumpkin Boat Journey

Susie Green

Late last month, a resident from Nebraska by the name of Duane Hansen celebrated his 60th birthday ...

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A Group of Archaeologists Decided to Rebury a Unique Roman Villa

Kirby Dean

Just one year after archaeologists announced the discovery of the ruins of a sprawling ancient ...

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A Family Have Found a Hoard of Gold Roman Coins in a Plowed UK Field

Kirby Dean

A cache of gold coins was slowly unearthed on farmland in the UK. Naturally, it caught the ...

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Archaeologists Have Discovered 138 Fifth and Sixth Century Graves

Polly Rosie

British archaeologists have recently uncovered an early medieval burial ground and according to ...

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A Brief History of Drag: From Stella and Fanny to Ru Paul’s Drag Race

Polly Rosie

Watching Tandi Iman Dupree drop from the ceiling is quite something, and there’s nothing like it. ...

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1,400-Year-Old Maya City Is Expected to Open to the Public

Kirby Dean

Construction crews found the remnants of an ancient city while they were building a new industrial ...

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A 2600-Year-Old Brain Sparks an Amazing Epiphany

Mary Vermillion

In 2008, a team of scientists pulled out a 2600-year-old skull from a pit in York in the UK. Like ...

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How the Modern New York City Was Reborn From the Ashes of the Great Fire

Susie Green

The Great Fire of 1835 in New York City is something that is imprinted in the history of the nation ...

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The Most Controversial Moments From the History of the Oscars

Mary Vermillion

For nearly a century now, the Academy Awards have been a night that people remember not only for ...

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