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  • Google Street View now available for Mexico archaeological sites

     
    Google Street View now available for Mexico archaeological sites....
  • Was Mexican prison warden's kidnap retaliation for penal reforms?

     
    Three years ago, when the armed gang showed up at Cieneguillas prison, they managed to free 53 inmates -- including killers, kidnappers and drug cartel gunmen. Not a shot was fired, and the warden was arrested on suspicion that it was an inside job....
  • Search for grave of King Richard III to be extended

     
    British archaeologists searching for the grave of King Richard III are given an extra week after reporting promising findings beneath a parking lot in central England. Richard was killed in battle in 1485, but the whereabouts of the his remains have...
  • Bones found in hunt for King Richard III's remains

     
    Archaeologists digging in central England for the remains of Richard III, the king immortalized as a murderous tyrant by William Shakespeare, have found bones that in many ways match his profile –- literally....
  • Mayan 2012 Apocalypse TV programming

     
    Updated Nov. 30, 2012, 12:31pm CT Dec. 21, 2012. There hasn't been so much interest in — and, in some cases, fear over — a date since 1999 and the impending approach of Y2K. Whether or not you believe in the supposed Mayan 2012 prediction that...
  • Decoding the Mystery of the Jamestown Sturgeon

    Decoding the Mystery of the Jamestown Sturgeon
    Of all the natural wonders the early Jamestown colonists encountered in the New World, few loomed larger in their imaginations -- or their stomachs -- than the James River sturgeon. Capt. John Smith's first accounts of their remarkable size and abundance...
  • Decoding the mystery of the Jamestown sturgeon

     Decoding the mystery of the Jamestown sturgeon
    Archaeologists probing the early James Fort kitchen where they unearthed evidence of cannibalism this past year have discovered an earlier layer of artifacts showing that — just months before the Starving Time of 1609-10 — the colonists were...
  • Stolen-artifacts case has cost much, yielded little, critics say

    Stolen-artifacts case has cost much, yielded little, critics say
    When hundreds of federal agents raided four Southern California museums early one January morning in 2008, it set the art world ablaze, suggesting that even amid an international looting scandal, museums had continued to do business with the black...
  • Ancient structures built in southern Ohio by Indians are worth viewing

    Ancient structures built in southern Ohio by Indians are worth viewing
    CYNITHIANA, Ohio - Fort Hill State Memorial is a place with interesting options. It is home to some of the best hiking in the state, interesting geology and rare plants in a surprisingly wild corner of southwest Ohio. It is also home to ancient and...
  • Structure found in Md. may be linked to man who inspired 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'

    Structure found in Md. may be linked to man who inspired 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'
    Archaeologists have discovered what they think are remains of a barn or blacksmith workshop in North Bethesda that could date to the days of Josiah Henson, a former slave whose autobiography inspired the novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin." Looking for evidence of...
  • Archaeologist uncover artifacts near Cypress Creek

    Archaeologist uncover artifacts near Cypress Creek
    Rain and floods have taken a toll on Harris County waterways.  "Over the years through various flood events and the everyday rains that we get, sometimes the streams become a little unraveled in places," explained Harris County Flood Control District...