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Long-lost bunker belonging to ‘Churchill’s secret army’ discovered in Scottish forest

Forestry workers were felling trees in southern Scotland when they noticed something peculiar among the roots and bracken: An iron door. It turns out the team had accidentally discovered a lost WWII-era bunker, built...

20 Amazing women in science and math

She wrote the world's first computer program — in 1837.She discovered ancient sea monsters buried in her backyard.She cancelled the chemical tearing our ozone layer apart.You might not know their names or faces, but...

The True Story Of The Man In The Iron Mask

Even after his death, the government took great care to hide the identity of the Man in the Iron Mask. His clothes were promptly burned at dawn and his cell was immediately scraped and whitewashed. Wikimedia...

Rare tile of mythical beast discovered in 14th-century cesspit

Archaeologists have discovered a 14th-century cesspit that underwent an extreme makeover over the centuries, transforming from a receptacle for human excrement into a fashionable cellar with a latrine.Since discovering the cesspool in London at...

Two New Ancient Species Of Cockroach Found Preserved In Amber

These 99 million-year-old discoveries represent "the only known dinosaur age cave survivors." Lenka Podstrelená, Sendi et al. Gondwana Res 2020 (Copyright Elsevier 2020)The two species likely descended from a common ancestor, before the supercontinent of...

This Week In History News, Feb. 23 – 29

Ancient Roman dagger unearthed, wall of human bones found in Belgian cathedral, 46,000-year-old bird discovered with feathers intact.Teenage Archaeologist Unearths Hunk Of Rust That Turns Out To Be An Ancient Roman Dagger Archaeology WorldThe ancient...

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