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Trump blames 'ancient' tech for lack of video showing NJ Muslims cheering 9/11

Technically Incorrect: The Republican candidate insists he saw Muslims in New Jersey celebrating 9/11. It's just that technology wasn't then what it is now.

By December 1, 2015

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Ancient amber proves early insects were keen on high society

"Downton Abbey" has nothing on these ants and termites. Thanks to 100-million-year-old amber, we now have even earlier proof that insects have long known something about social class.

By February 11, 2016

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Internet unsure if ancient Greek 'laptop' is a Mac or a PC

Commentary: The Internet is in a tizzy over a Greek carving from 100 B.C. that resembles an open laptop, and CNET writer Amanda Kooser wants to believe.

By February 8, 2016

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Ancient miracle meteorite saved from Australian outback

Researchers raced against time and weather to recover a 4.5-billion-year-old hunk of rock from outer space.

By January 7, 2016

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An ancient mutant awakens in first 'X-Men: Apocalypse' trailer

Marvel Studios and 20th Century Fox have released the first trailer for "X-Men: Apocalypse," telling of the powerful, ancient mutant our heroes must defeat to save the world from a bleak future.

By December 11, 2015

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UFO fanatics spot ancient god on Mars

Imaginative humans once again see signs of otherworldly activity on Mars. This time it's in the form of a face-like rock that sports an impressive beard.

By November 16, 2015

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Dumb Cuneiform preserves your fleeting tweets in ancient symbols

Some tweets deserve to live forever. A new service translates your best Twitter compositions into characters from thousands of years ago to be preserved on tablets. Not the iPad kind, the clay kind.

By November 12, 2015

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Hubble spots mother lode of 250 ancient tiny galaxies

Scientists are getting a peek into the early days after the big bang thanks to Hubble's discovery of a large collection of dwarf galaxies.

By October 23, 2015

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Farmer in US Midwest unearths ancient woolly mammoth

A farmer digging in a Michigan soy field makes a startling discovery -- giant bones from the Pleistocene era.

By October 5, 2015

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Ancient amber-entombed flea may hold bubonic plague secrets

Fossilized bacteria trapped with a flea from millions of years ago could have something to tell us about the history of the much-feared Black Death.

By September 30, 2015