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Oooohhhh Arrrrhhhh Blackbeards ship found me hearties

More on the site http://newsnationalgeographiccom/news/2005/07/0712_050712_pirateshiphtml The pirate Blackbeard's flagship may finally be yielding its identity after nearly 300 years on the ocean floor Though researchers have yet to find definitive proof, evidence continues to surface off the coast of North Carolina that wreckage there was once the vessel known as Queen Anne's Revenge The wreck has generated attention ever since its 1996 discovery in Beaufort Inlet, North C

Banzai cliff, Japanese suicide during WW2

At [url=http://wwwsmhcomau/news/world/japans-emperor-acknowledges-subjects-final-salute/2005/06/28/1119724635381html]Banzai Cliff[/url], where defeated Japanese jumped to their deaths screaming a final salute to their emperor, there was silence and a bowed head yesterday from Emperor Akihito, son of the wartime regent "Our hearts ache when we think of those people who fought at a place where there was no food, no water and no medical treatment for the wounded," Emperor Akihito said in

Stonehenge quarry found

http://newsbbccouk/2/hi/uk_news/wales/south_west/4123764stm Tim Darvill has found what he thinks is an ancient quarry at Carn Menyn high in the Preseli Hills of Pembrokeshire [img]http://newsbbccouk/media/images/40658000/jpg/_40658162_stoneb_300x250jpg[/img] The bluestones - which form the inner circle of Stonehenge - were transported over 240 miles to Salisbury Plain [img]http://newsbbccouk/media/images/40658000/jpg/_40658164_stonec_300x250jpg[/img] [img]http://newsbbc

Censored news articles about Nagasaki bomb found

Now this would be interesting to read, and to see the photo's the Journalist took Its suprising that he has trouble finding a publisher for his work thouigh, guess its just not contempory for most publishers more on site http://wwweditorandpublishercom/eandp/news/article_displayjspvnu_content_id=1000963439 One of the great mysteries of the Nuclear Age was solved today: What was in the censored, and then lost to the ages, newspaper articles filed by the first reporter to r

Roman mosaic worthy of Botticelli found

This looks good there must be a fear that once they leave someone will chisel it out put it on the black market A SPECTACULAR Roman mosaic discovered in Libya has been hailed as one of the finest examples of the artform to have survived British scholars yesterday described the 2,000-year-old depiction of an exhausted gladiator as one of the finest examples of representational mosaic art they have seen — a masterpiece comparable in quality with the Alexander mosaic in Pomp

The Templers discovered America!! DaVinchi code eat your heart out.

Strange stones may change the history of America http://wccocom/topstories/local_story_143121108html Researchers have found new evidence of a secret code concealed on the Kensington Runestone, one of the most controversial pieces of Minnesota history The rock was found near Alexandria, Minn a century ago It bears an inscription that places Norwegians here in 1362 Were Vikings exploring our land more than 100 years before Columbus Or is the Kensington Runestone an elaborat

Archaeologists Unearth Britain's Own Miniature Coliseum

A very interesting read Amazing that such a dominant structure totally disappeared Archaeologists have discovered evidence of Britains own miniature Coliseum, it was revealed today The two-tier stone built structure, in Chester, which dates back to 100AD, hosted gladiatorial contests, floggings and public executions Experts say the amphitheatre is the only one of its kind in Britain and the new evidence proves that Chester must have been an important site within the Roman Empire

Fossil yields new dinosaur species

I find it amazing, that every time we think we have learned something new about the history of life on this planet, it turns everything we thought we knew upside down Birds are a good example of this [quote]A fossil found in South Dakota is that of a never before seen species of dinosaur, a horse-sized plant eater with spikes on its bony flat head, scientists said "When my colleagues saw a CAT scan of the new fossil, they tore up their family tree diagrams and said, 'Back to t

WW2 Doolittle Raiders Share Stories

There has been a recent movie that ended with this scene of the Doolittle raiders taking off to bomb Tokyo, on what they all knew was a suicide mission Well some survived Hero's indeed http://thedaycom/eng/web/news/reaspxre=C8EB530F-A8B2-4F44-B190-FD06622BE94F History You Won't Find In A Book The history books recount how eight Doolittle Raiders were taken captive by the Japanese and how four were released at the end of the war But they don't talk about the conditions th

Stalin's secret files on Hitler

The secret personal files of the Soviet dictator Josef Stalin on the private life of his greatest enemy, the Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, have been unearthed in a Moscow archive and are to be published next week in Germany On 413 pages of closely written and typed Cyrillic script, the papers were buried along with hundreds of tons of other secret documents on the orders of the NKVD - forerunner to the KGB - in the Institute for History in the Russian capital They are now to be published as T

Archaeologist discovers ancient ships in Egypt

Really interesting article with pictures! Much more on site http://wwwbuedu/bridge/archive/2005/03-18/archaeologisthtml Kathryn Bard had the best Christmas ever this past December when she discovered the well-preserved timbers and riggings of pharaonic seafaring ships inside two man-made caves on Egypt's Red Sea coast They are the first pieces ever recovered from Egyptian seagoing vessels, and along with hieroglyphic inscriptions found near one of the caves, they prom

Underground city in Iran?

This is really facinating http://wwwtehrantimescom/DescriptionaspDa=8/4/2004&Cat=10&Num=12 Iranian Three-Story Underground City Served As Haven TEHRAN CHN -- Archaeologists believe that a three-story underground city, recently unearthed in central Iran, used to function as a collective shelter for its residents in wake of relentless invasions The city, lying beneath the small town of Nushabad near Kashan, features labyrinth-like architectural structures, start

Armed WW2 bombers buried under German airport claim researchers

Fascinating history An airport used by hundreds of thousands of tourists and business travellers each year could be sitting on top of thousands of live bombs Papers among thousands of files captured from the Stasi, the secret police of East Germany, claim tons of live Second World War munitions were buried in concrete bunkers beneath the runways of Schoenefeld Airport in East Berlin It is now the main destination for discount airlines, such as Ryanair, and numerous charter companies Not
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