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Two Hundred Year Old Mystery Of Roman Statue Solved By Archaeology Experts
2013-10-08 13:38:05

AlphaGalileo Foundation Archaeologists from Bournemouth University have been able to identify a stone head that was found in a flowerbed in Chichester over 200 years ago, and remained a mystery ever since. Using the latest laser scanning technology, they have revealed that The Bosham Head, as it is known, is from a Roman statue of Emperor Trajan, dating back to AD 122, and one of the most significant Roman finds in Britain The identity of a huge stone object that has remained a mystery...

Roman Skulls Found In London River
2013-10-02 15:36:40

[ Watch the Video: Roman Skulls Turn Up In London River ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Archaeologists working with London’s Crossrail project have announced the latest discovery brought about by the transit project’s excavations – 20 human skulls. The team of archaeologists said the skulls were probably washed away from burial sites by the Walbrook river, one of London's 'lost' waterways. “This is an unexpected and fascinating discovery that reveals...

2013-09-13 23:24:41

Signature Systems Europe, based in Darlington (a subsidiary of Signature Systems Group, LLC) announce their support of the first boxing match to be held on the pitch at the Northern Echo Arena on Sunday the 15th of September. (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Their modular flooring systems enable stadia around the globe to host on-field events. Although Signature’s client list includes the National Stadiums of France, Norway, Sweden, Qatar and Indonesia as well as other high-profile events...

2013-08-20 23:28:37

Guests in Portland, Oregon are still eligible for discounted waxing this summer. Portland, OR (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 European Wax Center Portland is proud to showcase its summer steal that is still on - the Beach Bod Special for waxing in Portland, Oregon. Any Oregon guest can receive a luxurious free fourth waxing service with the purchase of three full-priced waxing services. That saves residents of Portland 25% on hair removal! With this special seasonal offer, guests can lay back and...

2013-08-10 23:01:52

The BEAT100 team congratulates Stephen Hereford for an impressive first, Gayatri Nair in achieving second, and Cappy for placing third in the BEAT100 World Music Chart! (PRWEB) August 10, 2013 The BEAT100 team congratulates Stephen Hereford for an impressive first, Gayatri Nair in achieving second, and Cappy for placing third in the BEAT100 World Music Chart! These musicians achieved the most votes on BEAT100 for their music videos while receiving international recognition for their...


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Canvey Island Monster
2013-08-01 12:07:38

In November 1953, a carcass of a strange looking creature washed up on the shore of Canvey Island, England. Another carcass was found in August 1954. The Canvey Island Monster was the name given to this creature. The 1953 carcass was 2.4 feet in length with bulging eyes, gills, and thick reddish brown skin. Its feet were shaped like a horseshoe with five toes, but lacked arms and hands. The remains were considered no threat so it was cremated. The second carcass was similar in looks but...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.