In 2018, archeologists discovered large life-sized camels sculpted into rocks in Saudi Arbaia. At the time, the high-reliefs were thought to be about two millennia old. However, a recent paper published in the Journal of Archaeological Science announces a surprising discovery. These camel sculptures—known as the Camel Site—are in fact between 7,000 and 8,000 years old—older than the Pyramids of Giza and Stonehenge.
Posts by Madeleine Muzdakis
It has often been said that 10,000 steps a day is good for your health.
The concerted efforts of the world's scientists produced multiple vaccines for COVID-19 in record speed.
Did you know 70% of the world's population does not have access to an electric washing machine? In order to cleanse their clothing, people hand-wash their clothes with available water. This chore takes a lot of time and is usually performed by women. In an effort to alleviate this burden, a British engineer named Navjot Sawhney has developed an efficient, hand-cranked washing machine which is easy to operate.
Paris' La Madeleine is not a tasty pastry, but rather a Neo-Classical masterpiece of French architecture.
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As with the United States, Australia was once a British colony. European settlers displaced and brutalized Indigenous populations, taking over large swaths of the expansive and beautiful island. While simply returning the land to its Aboriginal inhabitants cannot right all the wrongs of colonization, it is an important step advocated by Indigenous peoples around the world.
Whales today are aquatic—catching krill or leaping to capture unsuspecting seals, depending on the whale species.
Twenty-first-century advances in DNA technology have revolutionized the way we solve crimes and identify deceased Does.
The first Europeans to set foot on American shores are believed to be Norse sailors, or Vikings. In the 10th century, Norsemen explored and settled parts of the Canadian coastline and remained there for hundreds of years. Despite this Scandinavian knowledge of lands to the west, scholars believed Southern Europe remained largely in the dark until the voyages of Columbus. A recent discovery of mention to “Markland” (likely Labrador or Newfoundland)
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The spooky season has arrived!