What is this Mysterious Ancient Structure Found in Downtown Miami, Florida?

What is this Mysterious Ancient Structure Found in Downtown Miami, Florida?

What is this Mysterious Ancient Structure Found in Downtown Miami, Florida? One of North America’s greatest mystery sits in the center of downtown Miami: a perfect circle, likely 2,000 years old, cut into the bedrock of the city and stuffed with ancient teeth, weapons, and bones. Michael Bauman, an owner of the property, was really shocked when he bought land […]

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Oldest Tree in the World Hidden in California’s White Mountains

Oldest Tree in the World Hidden in California’s White Mountains

Oldest Tree in the World Hidden in California’s White Mountains Meet California’s Methuselah Tree, The Oldest Tree In The World California’s Methuselah grove, which is home to the Methuselah tree, widely considered to be the oldest tree in the world. To protect the tree, its location has remained undisclosed, meaning no confirmed photos of it are publicly available. The Methuselah […]

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What an Ancient Roman Shoe Found in a Well Tells Us About Fashion

What an Ancient Roman Shoe Found in a Well Tells Us About Fashion

What an Ancient Roman Shoe Found in a Well Tells Us About Fashion Ancient Shoe Discovery Shows High Fashion Sense of Roman Footwear Italians are generally known throughout the world as excellent shoemakers. Their products are usually placed in a more luxurious category as the average person can afford their designer shoes. However, their predecessors on the Italian Peninsula ― […]

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Archaeologists discover medieval skeleton with his boots still on in London

Archaeologists discover medieval skeleton with his boots still on in London

Archaeologists discover medieval skeleton with his boots still on in London Archaeologists excavating a site along the Thames Tideway Tunnel—a massive pipeline nicknamed London’s “super sewer”—have revealed the skeleton of a medieval man who literally died with his boots on. “It’s extremely rare to discover any boots from the late 15th century, let alone a skeleton still wearing them,” says Beth Richardson of the Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA). […]

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18th century Ice House re-discovered beneath the streets of Marylebone London

18th century Ice House re-discovered beneath the streets of Marylebone London

18th century Ice House re-discovered beneath the streets of Marylebone London Archaeologist in London have re-discovered a subterranean ice house near Regents Park. Dating back to the 1780’s, the egg-shaped cavern was used to store ice, which was imported from as far away as Norway. Made from bricks, the structure would have been one of the largests of its kind […]

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There is a lightbulb in Livermore that has been burning near-continuously since 1901.

There is a lightbulb in Livermore that has been burning near-continuously since 1901.

There is a lightbulb in Livermore that has been burning near-continuously since 1901. San Francisco Bay Area: There is a lightbulb in Livermore that has been burning near-continuously since 1901. Centennial light is the longest-lasting light bulb in the world at an age of 118 (as of November 2019). It was burned as early as June 1901 at 4550 East […]

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A huge portion of San Francisco, including the Financial District, sits above dozens of 19th-century ships buried underground

A huge portion of San Francisco, including the Financial District, sits above dozens of 19th-century ships buried underground

A huge portion of San Francisco, including the Financial District, sits above dozens of 19th-century ships buried underground The remains of dozens of sailing vessels that once carried individuals to San Francisco during the gold rush of the mid-19th century lie beneath the roads of the financial area of San Francisco. These ships were beached near what was then a small Mexican village called Yerba Buena. In […]

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3,000-Year-Old Egyptian Mummy Speaks From The Afterlife

3,000-Year-Old Egyptian Mummy Speaks From The Afterlife

3,000-Year-Old Egyptian Mummy Speaks From The Afterlife Scientists have fulfilled the wish for life after death of a mummified Egyptian priest-by replicating his voice with artificial vocal cords. The voice of Nesyamun was reproduced as a vowellike sound reminiscent of the bleat of a sheep. The priest lived between 1099 and 1069BC during the politically complex reign of Pharaoh Ramses XI. As a priest in Thebes, for his ritual duties which included singing, Nesyamun would […]

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