Gigantic Mayan Megalopolis Uncovered in the Jungle

Gigantic Mayan Megalopolis Uncovered in the Jungle

A remarkable discovery related to the ancient civilization of the Mayans has surfaced in the jungles of Guatemala. Over 60 000 structures, forming a megalopolis of causeways, plazas, palaces and housing units, have shocked the scientific world.

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Ancient World - The Death Ray - Tesla`s Last Invention

The Death Ray - Tesla`s Last Invention

09.02.201806

Declassified FBI files reveal what the great inventor Nikola Tesla had been working on in the final days before his death, while the new Discovery Channel show tries to answer all of the questions surrounding Tesla's death.

Ancient World - Enormous Dinosaur Fossils Shock Egypt

Enormous Dinosaur Fossils Shock Egypt

06.02.201806

A fossil belonging to a 33 ft (10 m) dinosaur was unearthed in Egypt. The creature roamed today's desert 80 million years ago.

Ancient World - The Rulers That Even History Forgot

The Rulers That Even History Forgot

06.02.201808

A lot can be forgotten in 3000 years. Men and women who are powerful in their day fade into memory after 5, 10, 100 years. There's no shortage of examples of this throughout history.

Ancient World - The Genius Painter who Died of Hunger

The Genius Painter who Died of Hunger

30.01.2018010

Nowadays, works by the great Russian painter Chaim Soutine sell for tens of millions of dollars but when he painted Carcass of Beef, the Little Pastry Cook and The Bride, he was so poor he could hardly afford food and clothing.

Ancient World - Mysterious Letter May Reveal Truth about the Legendary Alcatraz Escape

Mysterious Letter May Reveal Truth about the Legendary Alcatraz Escape

26.01.2018010

The mystery surrounding the 1962 Alcatraz escape attempt is on its way to unraveling thanks to a mysterious letter.

Ancient World - The Blood-Chilling Story of Nazino: Russian Cannibal Island

The Blood-Chilling Story of Nazino: Russian Cannibal Island

16.01.2018017

The small island of Nazino is located in Tomsk Oblast, Russia. It is famous worldwide but not for its beautiful vacation spots but instead for the inhuman violations that took place on its territory during the reign of Joseph Stalin.

Ancient World - Archaeologists Discover Porpoise Buried Like a King

Archaeologists Discover Porpoise Buried Like a King

05.01.201808

English archaeologists came across a particularly strange find this past summer while they were excavating on the small island of Chapelle Dom Hue, located in the middle of the English Channel.

Ancient World - The Strangers Whose Pasts Remain a Complete Mystery

The Strangers Whose Pasts Remain a Complete Mystery

22.12.2017010

Learn about strangers from the past whose lives and identities remain a mystery even today.

Ancient World - The Romans Celebrated Saturnalia the Week Before Christmas

The Romans Celebrated Saturnalia the Week Before Christmas

19.12.201709

Although they were pagans, each year the Ancient Romans would mark the week before Christmas with special celebrations. These festivities were called Saturnalia and were dedicated to the god Saturn.

Ancient World - Origins of the Image of Snow White by Santa Claus`s Side

Origins of the Image of Snow White by Santa Claus`s Side

19.12.201707

Snow White and Santa Claus are a classic duo that bring joy to young and old alike with presents around the holidays. Although the origins of the image of Santa Claus are familiar to most, few know how Snow White came to be.

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