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    Unidentified Salt God Emerges from Ancient Bulgarian Cult Site

    In the ancient world salt was so valuable that Roman soldiers were sometimes paid with salt instead of money . A monthly salt allowance...

    Magic Flowers of U.S. Dream Trippers Found at California’s Pinwheel Cave

    When you think of psychedelics and the United States, famous psychonauts like Timothy Leary, Gerry Garcia and Jim Morrison come to mind. In the...

    Calling Medieval Foodies! Online Courses for Cooking Medieval Food

    Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. This old adage has now been taken to a...

    Resuscitation of the Ancient Egyptian Book of Breathing

    Recently, an American professor has for the first time analyzed the First Book of Breathing , a famous ancient Egyptian book that reveals incredible...

    Monkeys Genetically Engineered with Human Brains!

    A human gene injected into monkey brains not only made them larger, but it increased neuron function, making the animals more human. Marmoset brains...

    Heroes, Lumberjack-Giants And Monsters Of American Mythology

    The term ‘American folklore’ encompasses the stories, myths, tall tales, music, proverbs, fairy tales, demons, giants and legends that arrived on the shores of North...

    Ancient Tech Preserved Dead Sea Temple Scroll

    Among the thousands of pieces of parchment found in caves near the Dead Sea, one scroll was unique among the rest. The Temple Scroll...

    The First Teacher? Study Finds Teaching and Tools Evolved Together

    Ask ten people where teaching originated and you will get as many contrasting answers. Most historians will tell you that Jan Amos Komensky (John...

    AI Bot Will Sniff Out Historic Smells to Recreate Ancient Smellscapes

    An artificial intelligence (AI) robot is set to scan historical texts and paintings to recreate now extinct scents and smells. In the 2006 movie...

    Killer Dueling Dinosaurs Fuel Major Museum Project

    American history is peppered with famous duels. On July 11, 1804, Alexander Hamilton, the former secretary of the treasury and leading federalist, squared up...

    Remains of 4,000-Year-Old Gynecological Treatment Discovered in Egypt

    Gynecology is the “science of women” and the term given to the modern medical discipline that focuses on the female reproductive system which includes the vagina, ...

    Unknown Constellations And More Discovered At Egypt’s Esna Temple

    While the world was locked-down this summer, a team of brave researchers in Egypt cleaned up an ancient cult temple, and what they discovered...

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