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World’s Oldest “Smiley Face” Found On Ancient Jug In Turkey

World’s Oldest “Smiley Face” Found On Ancient Jug In Turkey

The find by an Italian and Turkish archaeological team led by Nicolo Marchetti does indeed appear to be the earliest known occurrence of a smiley face.
Government Mistakenly Let Apollo 11 Moon Dust Go For $995, Now It Sells For $1.8 Million

Government Mistakenly Let Apollo 11 Moon Dust Go For $995, Now It Sells For $1.8 Million

Government incompetency at its most interesting.
One Of Abraham Lincoln’s “Greatest Writings” Wasn’t Written By Lincoln, New Research Reveals

One Of Abraham Lincoln’s “Greatest Writings” Wasn’t Written By Lincoln, New Research Reveals

"The most sublime letter ever penned by the hand of man" wasn't written by the person you think.
Boy Finds 1.2 Million Year-Old Stegomastodon By Casually Tripping Over It

Boy Finds 1.2 Million Year-Old Stegomastodon By Casually Tripping Over It

"I didn't know what it was," the boy said. "I just knew it wasn't usual."
Couple Gone Missing In 1942 Found In Melting Swiss Glacier (PHOTO)

Couple Gone Missing In 1942 Found In Melting Swiss Glacier (PHOTO)

The couple are believed to have fallen into a crevice.
New Forensic Tool Uses DNA To Create CGI Models Of Criminal Suspects

New Forensic Tool Uses DNA To Create CGI Models Of Criminal Suspects

One of the most effective uses of this technology was in solving a double murder in North Carolina.
Scientists Rank Every Country By Laziness – See Where You Fall in Comparison

Scientists Rank Every Country By Laziness – See Where You Fall in Comparison

Interestingly, a countries' steps averages were not direct indicators of its obesity rate.
Monks Find Ancient Prescription Made By The “Father Of Modern Medicine”

Monks Find Ancient Prescription Made By The “Father Of Modern Medicine”

Hippocrates is the world's most famous doctor, but very little is known about his teachings. This new text could help change that.
This Week In History, July 2 – 8

This Week In History, July 2 – 8

Photo shows Amelia Earhart alive after crash, tattooed mummy recreated, Aztec skull tower discovered, Emmett Till memorial destroyed, Congressman films promo in Nazi gas chamber.
Aztec Tower Of Human Skulls Not An Invention Of Terrified Spaniards, Archaeologists Say

Aztec Tower Of Human Skulls Not An Invention Of Terrified Spaniards, Archaeologists Say

The Aztec tower of tens of thousands of skulls first described by the Spanish has been nothing more than a legend, until now.
Remarkable Tattooed Mummy Brought Back To Life In Stunning Realistic Recreation

Remarkable Tattooed Mummy Brought Back To Life In Stunning Realistic Recreation

We still may not know what killed the Señora of Cao in Peru 1,600 years ago, but we now know what she looked like when she was alive.