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2011-03-04 19:05:39

Archaeologists have uncovered caches of tools and animal remains from about 12000 years ago on islands off the coast of California.

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2010-12-02 08:45:00

Archaeological evidence shows that South Americans were chewing coca leaves at least 8,000 years ago, an international team of researchers has discovered.

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2008-05-09 09:45:00

Earliest known human settlement in the Americas raises new questions...

2006-01-04 07:33:51

In the Peru's Andean foothills, a group of archaeologists say they have found remnants of the oldest known irrigation canals in South America, which they hope will provide clues to the origin of the region's agriculturally based societies.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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