| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Ongoing excavation of a collapsed rock shelter that was used by Neanderthals suggests that our extinct human relatives organized their living spaces according to tasks, researchers say.
In a paper published recently in the Canadian Journal of...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Walk down the old landing road at New Quarter Park and it doesn't take long before everything man-made but the winding gravel path has been swallowed up by nature.
Large oak and beech trees tower overhead, filtering the sunlight above a dense understory...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — It was an extramarital affair that scandalized Kabul. It would also fuel a lifelong adventure and help create a legacy for Afghanistan.
Author Nancy Hatch Dupree, eightysomething, recently opened the Afghanistan Center at...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:21 PM
The Titanic exhibit, now at the South Florida Science Museum in West Palm Beach, is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to undersea treasures.
Dozens of sunken Spanish galleons remain undiscovered off Florida's coast, many hidden by centuries of...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Ancient bricks, tile roofing and wood charcoal discovered beneath a Nepalese pilgrimage site are providing new evidence for the time of Buddha's birth, according to archaeologists.
In research published Monday in the journal Antiquity, scholars wrote...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Numerous articles have appeared in the Daily Pilot about Fairview Park. Last weekend, an organized community event was held at the park to celebrate this wonderful piece of land.
On Nov. 17 members of Costa Mesans for Responsible Government (CM4RG)...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:51 AM
Archaeologists David Brown and Thane Harpole will teach a course through Rappahannock Community College on life in Gloucester during the Civil War.
The three-week course is called, "Civil War Home Front in Gloucester County: Landscapes of Struggle and...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:01 PM
BOGOTA, Colombia -- Colombia’s Culture Ministry on Wednesday called off the largest museum exhibition in decades of stone sculptures carved by a mysterious pre-Hispanic culture known as San Agustin after residents of the eponymous southern...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Experts weighed in on Fairview Park's archaeological significance Wednesday evening, with one speaker urging preservation and another expressing more skepticism as to what's underneath the ground.
The park's citizens advisory committee met in the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The ancient city of Pompeii -- famously ruined in A.D. 79 when mighty Mount Vesuvius blew its top -- is one of Italy's most popular tourist attractions. Few visitors make it to the top of the towering volcano, but those who do enjoy a commanding view....
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:21 PM
To the untrained eye, the area of Costa Mesa's Fairview Park near the cliffs offers sweeping ocean views, but the grounds themselves may not look like much.
It's a mesa of dirt, brush, trails, mounds and rocks among bicycle tracks, footprints and paw...