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Dog Discovers 13,000 Year Old Mammoth Bone

I spend a lot of energy commanding my dog to stop digging in the backyard. After this story, maybe I will just allow him to dig, he might find a treasure in my backyard. In this case, the little dog discovered something spectacular and of huge scientific importance.

The dog, a Labrador retriever, lived in Whidbey Island, Washington with its owner. It loved to dig, and in September, the Labrador’s efforts paid off with the discovery of a 13,000-year-old mammoth fossil. At first, it was not clear what the object was, but the scent excited the dog. It was like the dog knew it had unearthed something of a great mystery.

The object was analyzed, and it later turned out to be a mammoth tooth. The dog’s owner Kirk Lacewell was excited about the discovery, and the potential of finding more fossils in his backyard.

Lacewell confirmed he knew when the dog named Scout discovered the fossil, but at that time it looked like a piece of rock. Scout had other thoughts, he played with the discovery and did not discard it; Scout carefully left the mammoth fossil at a location it could be seen by Lacewell the next day. A closer look revealed the object had the features of a bone. Lacewell washed it and realized that he was holding something that needed to be further examined by professionals.

The pictures of the bone were sent to the scientists at the University of Washington’s Burke Museum. They examined its features and determined what it was, and its age was estimated. Lacewell had read about such discoveries before but never imagined he will be the person to make such a finding. He was in possession of a mammoth’s tooth, it was incredible.

At the Burke Museum, it was confirmed that there had been so many other fossils of woolly mammoths discovered in different parts of the Whidbey Island. This indicates that many years ago the Island was home to hundreds of these creatures. The unique composition of their bones made it possible to be preserved for many years. The woolly mammoths are thought to have gone extinct after the last Ice Age which happened about 11,000 years ago.

It is not known if Lacewell plans to sell his mammoth tooth. For now, it hangs on his living room mantle, where he and other visitors can admire the tooth. There have been so many discoveries in the area, so museums are not particularly interested in purchasing the tooth because they have so many already. However, it helps to know that neighbors and friends will not have to make a trip to the museum if they want to see what a mammoth’s tooth looks like. All it takes is a visit to Lacewell’s home.

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So, Who Built The Great Pyramids? New Information

Built by slaves. Produced by beings of intellect far beyond our present day capabilities. Built with spiritual powers that lifted the blocks into place. Created under the instruction of some form of super-being. Formed in homage to the ‘Anunnaki’. Look around enough, and it’s very easy to find some stories about what the Great Pyramids may have been built by, or for.

However, one recent discovery claims to have come a bit closer to solving the mystery. The Great Pyramid, easily among the most impressive objects built by man, stands at a whopping 456ft in height. It’s stood for millennia, and its true creation has never been understood. We’d struggle, if not fully fail, to create something so perfect today – even with all of our tools. How, then, could some slaves have built it in homage to the Pharaohs?

Head north of the town of Luxor, and we might have some answers. A new sloped ramp has been found with two large sets of steps and a variety of post holes either side. It’s now suggested these blocks could have been brought up the ramps via sled. Using the wooden posts, many men and plenty of ropes, the sled would be pulled uphill.

According to the Egyptian Minister of Antiquities, this is evidence of a system that was in place to move and pull around the blocks. While it’s always been a suggested part of the building of the pyramids, this is the first ever found physical suggestion that this was actually the case. That’s very interesting, especially as the lack of physical evidence left behind by ramps at any pyramid has always made this seem a little odd.

A step in the right direction

As well as finding this interesting ramp system, a number of engravings were found along the slopes. These depict worker and their building campaigns of the era. It’s all very interesting, especially as the location it was found is nearby Hatnub, which was once a major home for workers and also home to a major alabaster quarry.

Many of the walls, floors and sculptures of the pyramids were made from alabaster, which would have made Hatnub an obvious place to start the transport. Indeed, it’s also supposed to date back to the time of King Khufu, which would put it in a good line of sight with the Great Pyramid’ time of construction.

Indeed, studies in the past have always pointed to the likelihood of sleds and roped being used to move the various 2.5-ton blocks used to build the pyramids. Indeed, another suggestion is that water was poured onto the sand slowly to help reduce tension when trying to pull the large stones along – supposedly enough to half the needed workforce.

While I’m still somewhat skeptical, it’s certainly one of the most interesting finds related to the Pyramids in some time.

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Discovered: The Worlds First Angry Customer

Few things are more irksome in the world of shopping than hearing someone just ahead of you in the queue utter the word “complaint”. When someone wants to speak to the manager, you can expect the whole store to be held-up while someone with a drastic sense of self-importance makes a fool of themselves.

However, the concept of customer complaints is not a modern thing or, as some people erroneously say, a ‘21st-century problem’ – proof shows we’ve been moaning at shopkeepers forever!

Indeed, the worlds’ first discovered customer complaint was recently found, and it stands at thousands of years old. Found in the ancient Mesopotamian city of Ur (modern day Tell el-Muqayyar, Iraq), this complaint stands at around 3,800 years old!

The tablet, from a man named Nanni sent to someone called Ea-nasir, moaning that the wrong copper grading was delivered. The complaint also talks about shipment delays and misdirection – it’s quite the complaint, in truth.

Written in ancient Akkadian, it’s among the earliest forms of known writing and was engraved onto a massive clay tablet. While we just need to hit ‘Send’ on an e-mail client today, poor Nanni had to build this himself, carve it out and then deliver the complaint by hand!

Indeed, someone posted a link from an old translation on Reddit. This link was a translation by A. Leo Oppenheim, an Assyriology expert who penned the 1967 book Letters from Mesopotamia: Official, Business, and Private Letters on Clay Tablets from Two Millennia.

The translation comes out as:

When you came, you said to me as follows : “I will give Gimil-Sin (when he comes) fine quality copper ingots.” You left then but you did not do what you promised me. You put ingots which were not good before my messenger (Sit-Sin) and said: “If you want to take them, take them; if you do not want to take them, go away!”

What do you take me for, that you treat somebody like me with such contempt? I have sent as messengers gentlemen like ourselves to collect the bag with my money (deposited with you) but you have treated me with contempt by sending them back to me empty-handed several times, and that through enemy territory. Is there anyone among the merchants who trade with Telmun who has treated me in this way? You alone treat my messenger with contempt! On account of that one (trifling) mina of silver which I owe(?) you, you feel free to speak in such a way, while I have given to the palace on your behalf 1,080 pounds of copper, and umi-abum has likewise given 1,080 pounds of copper, apart from what we both have had written on a sealed tablet to be kept in the temple of Samas.

How have you treated me for that copper? You have withheld my money bag from me in enemy territory; it is now up to you to restore (my money) to me in full.

Take cognizance that (from now on) I will not accept here any copper from you that is not of fine quality. I shall (from now on) select and take the ingots individually in my own yard, and I shall exercise against you my right of rejection because you have treated me with contempt.”

I have to say, next time I go to the store and hear someone say “I want to speak to the manager!”, I might have to wonder if their complaint is really so long. That’s a pretty hefty complaint to put in about an order!

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Watch: American History Found In A Dumpster

Sometimes, I’ll find myself sitting around in the middle of the day, perhaps waiting for a parcel. I’ll find myself half drifting in and out of some kind of show whereby people ring through trash and mess to try and find a few items that have genuine value. Most of the time, I laugh and cringe at the absolute tat that people try to sell off at auction houses, with inevitable failure. Sometimes, though, I’ll see someone make so much from a finding that I start gazing around Google Maps to find local sites to start scrounging around in.

While I never do it myself, some people do it plenty – including Max Brown. Max was picking through a dumpster for a part of a community project in Incline Village. As he kept digging, he found an old classic set of 1980s cassette tapes: as a bit of a collector, he had a quick look to see what he had found. Underneath them, he found a pile of about 15 books – well-worn, but very important looking. As the rain began to pick up, he grabbed the books and made for safety. A massive snow-storm hit that night, and wiped out the dumpster’ remaining ingredients.

What Brown did pull out, though, would be mildly life-changing.

After a good few months had passed, Brown decided to take a look at the cover of the books. On the first page, he found the words “from the library of Thomas Jefferson” written down. For three years, Brown spent his time analysing the books and eventually going through close to 220 years of American history to find some answers.

Sadly after going to an appraiser, he was told that these were not real: fakes, he was told. A waste of time, effort and money.

A Turn Up For The Books

However, Brown was later watching an episode of Pawn Stars and came across a book that seemed to match the one that he had found. Invigorated by the contradiction in what he was previously told, he got back to investigating the book.

After much searching in the Library of Congress, Brown found that the books in the dumpster appeared to be re-bound by Jefferson himself in 1818. Upon further investigation, he found that this was none other than Pierre Charon’s “De la Sagesse”, a hugely important 17th century book on topics like morality and wisdom.

Claiming to have ‘inherited’ the books, he took them to Endrina Tay, who works part of the Jefferson presidential library. After some back and forth, it was confirmed: these were indeed the books of Thomas Jefferson himself.

Sadly, he had already sold the books on for a decent but undervalued four-figure sum when he was low on cash. For another two years, though, he spent some time looking closer into how the books had been thrown out in the first place.

All the books he had found, upon further investigation, belonged to the Kellogg family. The books remained in their family for generations, before the trail runs cold at the name of Violet Cherry: a descendent of the family themselves.

While it means that Brown missed out on the chance of holding on to a rich part of American history, he was able to give back a photo album to the Cherry families living relatives. It might not have ended in the life-changing fortunes or fame that some would hope from finding something so special, but it’s a life experience that Brown is unlikely to ever forget.

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Archaeologists Consider Opening A Gigantic Black Sarcophagus and Twitter Goes Berserk

You probably haven’t heard that earlier this month a giant black sarcophagus was discovered in Egypt by a group of archaeologists so here is a quick recap for you.

Out in Sidi Gaber district of Alexandria, a team of archaeologists was in the middle of a dig when they found a rather large, black granite sarcophagus. This is the longest sarcophagus that has been found in the area measuring  At 2.65 meters (8.7 feet).  It was unusual found indeed, also made more bizarre by the fact that it has remained entirely intact through all this time. The seal between the lid and the body of the sarcophagus has not been broken, meaning that whatever is in there has been there since the Ptolemaic period (323 BCE to 30 BCE).

Naturally curious some of the scientists want to open it to see what is laying inside. The internet, full of people who saw movies like the Mummy thinks this may not be the best idea in the world, some took to Twitter to express their feelings.

Most refrences were of course to the Mummy movies:

 

Another movie that was mentioned is Indiana Jones:

Some recalled this is just like the beginning of an entire genre of films:

Some accepted their fate:

 

While others were happy with the toughest huamnity will come to an end:

One already thought about the perfect solution:

In all fairness, the chances that something deadly will come out of the sarcophagus is very low, but just in case does anyone have The Rock’s number?

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Wow: Archaeologists Dig Up Great Stuff at the ’69 Woodstock Field

Archaeologists are always on work trying to find something from the past and evaluate its significance today. On a five day excavation, Binghamton University’s Public Archaeology Facility found some astonishing artifacts which include, parts of old aluminum that can pull tabs, bits of broken bottle glass.

However what they were exactly looking for was where The Who, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Janis Joplin and Joe Cocker cheered the crowds 49 years ago.

The project director Josh Anderson explains, “The overall point of this investigation is to kind of define the stage space…We can use this as a reference point, People can stand on that and look up at the hill and say, ‘Oh, this is where the performers were. Jimi Hendrix stood here and played his guitar at 8:30 in the morning.”

This site, Max Yasgur’s farm which is 80 miles away north from New York City is in the category on historical places on the National Register. The director of The Museum at Bethel Woods, Wade Lawrence says, “This is a significant historic site in American culture, one of the few peaceful events that gets commemorated from the 1960s”. The archaeologists will help make walking routes on the site for concert’s 50th anniversary which is in the year 2019.

The aerial shots already taken are not reliable enough to conclude the exact point where the concert took place. The exact place of the original ’69 stage is underneath a layer of trampled fill. However, the Archaeologists seem to have done their homework already. They have found the spot where wooden “peace fence” was in front of the stage and can match the photos to the specific spot on the field. This wooden piece can help them estimate where the corners of the stage were 49 years back.

The archeologist worked on the site and scraped the dirt. One of the archeologists named Paul Brown says, “It’s some science. It’s some guesswork, you hope that you get lucky.”

The artifacts such as pull tab will help the archaeologist determine the surface level of the concert which was 49 years ago. The report of the site by archeologists will also be added to the museum official records to restore the significance of the place.

People have already started visiting the place and also took pictures and explored the area. One of the people who visited the site, an old Woodstock veteran named Charles Maloney says, “There’s just something about this place that — and I’m not the only one — that draws people here, I mean, this area here could have 200 people. And you can still hear the silence.”

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Wow: Top 9 Oldest Ruins of Early Civilization

The discovery of what seemed like permanent structures from early civilization proves that there were communities in the early ages. Many of these ruins have been linked to the Neolithic Revolution period when human beings were discovering more survival opportunities besides hunting for food.

These sites have been discovered by archaeologists in many parts of the world which shows that the Neolithic revolution was taking place at the same time globally. The tests and assessments have also indicated that many of these ruins can be identified as the beginning of what we know today as a modern civilization.

So here are the top nine ruins that have been discovered in the world-

 Sechin Bajo

It is currently regarded as the oldest ruins ever discovered in the Americas. The Sechin Bajo ruin was found in Ancash, Peru. The archaeological tests revealed that the stones dated as far back as 3500 BCE which makes the discovery assumed to be the oldest organized settlement ever located in the Americas.

Locmariaquer Megaliths

The Locmariaquer was discovered to be a set of tombs which had menhirs positioned around the area. The archaeological tests revealed that the site was built around the fifth millennium BCE as a Neolithic tomb. A Grand Menhir as high as 20 meters marked the site.

The second tomb, called the Table des Marchand was built around 4000 BCE, a large stone slab protected the inner parts of this tomb. The Er Grah tumulus was discovered close to the Grand menhir; it dates back to 4200 BCE.

Les Fouaillages

The Les Fouaillages ruins were discovered to be tombs which dated back to 4500 BCE. This site was discovered in Europe, and it was previously the abode of the ancient hunters but later developed to become a tomb. In 1976, the well-preserved site was discovered and over60, 000 discoveries have been found.

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WOW: The Oldest Message in a Bottle Found

For many years, most people’ link to the idea of a message in a bottle was The Police’ song Message in a Bottle. However, as you may have suggested by the content of the song, people did send messages in a bottle to each other in the past. In fact, the proof is in the pudding: the oldest message in a bottle known to man was found at in January 2018!

A Gin bottle was thrown overboard by a German ship in 1886, and somehow managed to wash up on an Australian beach over 130 years later. It was found by Tonya Illman, near the dunes at Wedge Island in January. Speaking to The Guardian in Australia, she thought at first it was nothing more than some rubbish.

So, Tonya picked it up and had a look at the bottle, noticing it had very distinctive lettering. Inside, she found a piece of paper that was dated 12th June 1886. Authenticated by the Western Australian Museum, the letter was printed in German.

It was apparently thrown overboard from the German sailing ship, Paula, in 1886 as it headed across the Indian Ocean. A whopping 950km from the Australian coast, the bottle certainly traveled a far distance!

At the time, though, the ship was actually conducting a message in a bottle experiment. They threw thousands of bottles into the sea, in a bid to try and track ocean currents. It turns out then that the researchers probably got a fair bit more than they bargained for.

The messages were all full of ship co-ordinates, as well as the date and name of the ship itself. This is how they were able to verify that the letter was real, and the message is as old as was claimed. The previous record, for instance, was 108 years – so this beats it by not far off two decades.

Tonya’ husband, Kym, spoke about the process of trying to work out what it all said, adding that: “I have a basic understanding of German and it said ‘could the finder please plot the coordinates it was found, and the date it was found, and send it back.’”

Cool, right? What’s the oddest thing you’ve ever come across lying around in public?

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Lost Maya City Found In Guatemala With the Help of Lasers

LiDAR scanning seems to do wonders right now for archaeologists. Things that were hard to come by a while ago are a lot easier to track right now thanks to the latest tech. And the best part about this technology is that it only manages to get better and better.

That’s how a group of researchers managed to find a sprawling ancient Mayan city in the Guatemalan jungles.

There was some hope and ideas that an ancient city could be found in that region. And yes, it seems that all the concerns and ideas were rightful here. People always wanted to find those hidden cities and it was quite the challenge to identify their location in a proper way.

But the LiDAR technique is very good and it managed to help researchers find the ancient city right in Northern Guatemala.

This is the type of thing that you can rarely find nowadays, as more and more stuff gets uncovered thanks to the latest technologies. And in many ways, that could be a very good thing.

But in the end, you have to realize that all of this hard work is showcasing how much more powerful archaeology is right now.

One thing to keep in mind about this city is that it was most likely created during the Purepecha empire around 1100 years ago.

One of the things that maybe led to the city’s extinction was its location, as it was very close to the Paricutin volcano. The LiDAR tech managed to uncover multiple urban centers, some large gardens and a huge range of structures.

There’s no specific info about this, but some people would say that there are some pyramids in there too. Of course, this is very hard to speculate until the archaeologists dig properly in that region. But the relics in there are definitely worth it.

However, until that happens we will most likely have the city buried under the Earth, all while being surrounded by the forest.

So yes, uncovering a city like this will most likely be extremely difficult. Yet then again, this is one of the few cities uncovered in recent years, so everyone is excited to see what this region holds from us and what can we expect.

The LiDAR technology comes with a very interesting remote sensing technique that harnesses the power of laser pulses in order to deliver 3D data about the Earth’s Surface. It’s a very complex and powerful tech designed to bring in front relevant information about the items found underground.

The best part is that there’s no need for digging. But it is a rather tricky technology to use and access, although archaeologists don’t mind paying a pretty penny as long as it can lead to the discovery of such amazing places. Archaeologists are ready to put their boosts to the ground and uncover the city.

It’s amazing what the LiDAR tech can do, and it’s safe to say that this will not be the only time when archaeologists will use the tech!

 

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Never Seen Before Moments That Made 1967 Impact History

Photography was invented around 1800, by British inventor Thomas Wedgwood.

*FYI moment #1: Actually he was the one to have thought of creating permanent pictures by using a material coated with light-sensitive chemicals.

In the two centuries that have passed, photography evolved into a selfie frenzy.

*FYI moment #2: More pictures are being taken around the world every two minutes than all the pictures ever taken during the 19th century as a whole.

Here are two moments which make 1967 a year to remember.

1967 – First woman in a marathon


The sixties were a time for a change. Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to finish a Marathon in the year of 1967. As you can see, it wasn’t easy for other competitors. Poor things – A woman in a marathon?! Where has the world come to?! It was the Boston marathon and it was so unheard of that even several of the organizers tried to stop her.

Luckily enough she had a few friends on her side who protected her on her way.

*FYI – She wasn’t the first woman in the marathon, but actually the first registered woman to run. Roberta Louise “Bobbi” Gibb was the actual first woman, but she ran unregistered.

1967 – Beatles release Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album

It’s one of rock’s most acclaimed albums, and this is the photo of the preparation for the album-art take. It was an experimental concept album released in June 1967.

They finished touring and decided to give as much time as they needed to finish this album. They focused on experimenting with sound and lyrics. Many believe that this album is the definitive Beatles album.

Yes, 1967 was an important year. Now check out other important historical moments


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Is Fashion an Art?

Is fashion really an art? The topic everyone on the world wide web is talking about. Yes, it is! No, it isn’t?

Even in past, history has shown us that people dressed to express themselves. Everything started with ancient Egyptians. Their clothing was filled with a variation of colors, decorated with precious gems and jewels. And it was not only made for beauty, but also for comfort. Also, their clothes have been made to keep them cool while they are in the desert. Then ancient Greeks discovered some other materials and styles. Clothing in ancient Greek has been mainly made of chiton (costume), peplos (women clothes), himation (usually worn over a chiton) and chlamys (some type of short overcoat). And we are still talking about a period of time around fall of ancient Egyptian, Greek and the Roman empire. As humans evolved, and everything around them, so did fashion.

We can see in British culture from the 1830s to 1910s some really interesting changes in fashion, including changes in styles. Clothes were seen as an expression women’s place in society. Upper-class women usually tightly laced corset over a bodice or chemisette, paired with a skirt. The hat was standard formal wear for upper and middle-class men. Woman’s shoes in the early Victorian period (the 1830s) were narrow and heelless, black or white color. The heel on the shoes changed with time, like ethics and value.

Yes, we know, fashion is fashion and art is art. But we live in a modern world where everything is “growing” so fast, and we are humans and our basic need is to express ourselves. So, can fashion also be an art form? Museums are showing fashion just as much as paintings, or other art. Fashion can tell you about history, events, culture, etc. Many of the clothes seen going down the fashion runway don’t have any particular use, and many designers create impractical clothes just because they want to show their creativity, which is exactly what artist do in their craft. Designers are expressing themselves through clothes they made. I agree that there are many big brand names that make clothes that they think is going to be popular, just so they can sell and make money. But still, there are many true artists who express themselves in the way of creation. “A lot of designers collaborate with artists and incorporate features of art into their work such as Yves Saint Laurent and Piet Mondrian in 1965. Yves Saint Laurent’s dress was inspired by artist the Piet Mondrian. It was inspired by Piet Mondrian’s work which mainly consisted of thick black lines and primary colors. In this case, fashion was literally art.”

Fashion is not necessarily about labels, it’s not about brands. It’s something else that comes within the human being. What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, it’s your identity. Especially today, when human contacts are so quick, fashion is instant language. It’s a simple way of saying complicated things.

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These Artists Are Using 3D Technology For a Unique Purpose

Historical artifacts have always been easy to depict and decifer where they come from and what ancient era they have been created in. Furthermore, they become easier to write about from a historical perspective. Recently, about 135 artifacts in the form of wooden carvings have been found that have such tiny and intricate details, artists are trying their hardest to figure out where they have come from, and what the meanings of them are. This could seem to be a hard job, but the ones doing the digging have found it slightly easier with the great use of xray technology.

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Through the start of the research, artists have figured out that these wooden carvings come from between the years of 1500-1535; that is only an estimate, of course. These artists also have come to believe that the art comes from the Netherlands as back then merchants were carving wooden, religious figures to sell and make a profit from. After a while, however, the style faded out and the carvings became artifacts. Obvioulsy this is just a speculation, but the history behind it can be a pointer that could help the artists continue to dig into in order to find the answers they so desire.

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All we can say here is thank God for technology, because aside from history, the adventure of discovery had become a lot easier for the process. There has been a use of 3D interpretation technology as well as micro-CT scanning; with this technology, the carvings become a lot more legible like a magnifying glass on the skin looking into hair follicles. Although there is both technology and history as a helper, it is still very hard to discover the truth. One could only hope that soon the xray and 3D devices will better decipher and soon uncover the truth of these beautiful, historical masterpieces.

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Historical artifacts have always been easy to depict and decifer where they come from and what ancient era they have been created in. Furthermore, they become easier to write about from a historical perspective. Recently, about 135 artifacts in the form of...