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archaeology

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Digital mapping project reveals Stonehenge secrets

The Stonehenge site is much larger than first supposed, with a digital mapping project revealing previously unknown monuments.

By September 10, 2014

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Richard III bone chemistry reveals royal life of luxury

Isotope analysis of the bones of the last Plantagenet king has revealed fascinating details about how he lived his life.

By August 17, 2014

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The 404 1,517: Where we cut the line (podcast)

This technology could drastically cut your bathroom wait times, real estate archaeology reveals video game secrets, and why kids today are born mentally equipped to use gadgets.

By July 1, 2014

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The 404 1,517: Where we cut the line

This technology could drastically cut your bathroom wait times, real estate archaeology reveals video game secrets, and why kids today are born mentally equipped to use gadgets.

By July 1, 2014

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Everything found in the Atari desert dig and where it's headed

This spring, hundreds of long-buried Atari cartridges were excavated from a landfill. Here's the full list of what was found and what's next for these plastic pieces of geek history.

By June 3, 2014

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Language barrier? Free NASA guide delves into talk with aliens

Astronomers have long searched for life on other planets. But what happens when we find it? This e-book lays the groundwork.

By May 28, 2014

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Could this shipwreck be Christopher Columbus' Santa Maria?

A wreck off the coast of Haiti has been tentatively identified by underwater explorer Barry Clifford as the remains of one of Columbus' long-lost vessels.

By May 13, 2014

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How did our linguistic ancestors talk? Listen in

Did the lost common language Proto-Indo-European sound like this? Listen to a linguist's reconstructed fables about sheep, horses, and a king.

By September 30, 2013

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Meet Larry Croft: If Lara were a man

Tomb Raider's Lara Croft is one of the most famous female video game protagonists of all time. But what if those short-shorts were worn by a man? One artist imagines it.

By June 26, 2013

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Bringing the Camera Lucida back from the dead

An all-but-disappeared prismatic reflection device used for drawing is seeing a resurrection, thanks to Kickstarter.

By May 8, 2013