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MEXICO CITY -- Did the rulers of the ancient city of Teotihuacan dedicate their largest pyramid to the god of fire, the so-called old god with a signature beard and fire atop his head? Mexican archaeologists announced this week that a figure of the god,...
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Summer break finds many kids sleeping in, riding bikes and splashing in the pool. But it’s not every day you come across a pastime like Autumn Boit’s. “Yesterday I skipped lunch to clean artifacts,” the Ellicott City fourth-...
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The DNA of a battle that helped turn the tide of a war going horribly wrong for America lay buried just six inches below the surface in a Kent County cornfield. For nearly two centuries, the musket balls, canister shot and other artifacts from intense...
One of the sad, untold stories about the imminent end of the world is that Patrick Sutton and his neighbors will meet their doom without ever having enjoyed cable television and high-speed Internet in the comfort of their own homes. I kid, of course....
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When Timothy Potts became the director of the Getty Museum in September, he knew he was stepping into an anomaly of a job, unusual within the ranks of America's most prestigious museums. Other museum heads, bound by tight budgets, must essentially beg...
TULUM, Mexico – Hold on to your doomsday fever, folks, the Maya calendar date celebrated Friday as the “end of the world” might actually be off by two days – or a full year. The end of the 13th baktun cycle of the so-called...
PIERRE - Dozens of advocates turned out Thursday at the state Capitol to urge legislators to permanently set South Dakota's tourism tax at 1.5 percent. But one person they didn't convince during the hearing by the House Taxation Committee was its...
PIERRE — Dozens of advocates turned out Thursday at the state Capitol to urge legislators to permanently set South Dakota's tourism tax at 1.5 percent. But one person they didn't convince during the hearing by the House Taxation Committee was its...
Channel Guide MagazineUpdated 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...
Channel 2 NewsThe remains of an umiak, which is a type of boat made out of dried animal skin, were discovered among the recently acquired Birnik collection at the University of Alaska Museum of the North. The remains have been dated at 1,000 years old, making these the...
Name: K.P. (Karen) Robbins Age: 67 City in which you reside: Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Day job: Retired advertising agency president Book title: “The Stonehenge Scrolls” Genre: Historical fiction Synopsis of book: Ancient scrolls reveal the secrets...
Even before archaeologists began digging in the basement of the Brafferton Building late this summer, they could see and smell one of the most urgent reasons why they were sent into the historic College of William and Mary structure as part of a $3.65...
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