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A footprint found in Chile is 'oldest' in Americas, scientists say
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A footprint found in Chile is 'oldest' in Americas, scientists say

Apr 28th 2019, 12:58 PM 32,223 Views 27 Comments

The scientists say the footprint dates from at least 15,600 years ago.

National Museum of Ireland recovers Bronze Age axe found through illegal metal detecting
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# Bronze Age

National Museum of Ireland recovers Bronze Age axe found through illegal metal detecting

Apr 8th 2019, 3:29 PM 25,207 Views 29 Comments

The museum is now appealing to the public to report discoveries of archaeological objects.

Scientists discover that a bone fragment from 343AD 'could belong to Santa'
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Scientists discover that a bone fragment from 343AD 'could belong to Santa'

Dec 6th 2017, 12:38 PM 15,785 Views 28 Comments

“It is exciting to think that these relics could in fact be genuine.”

People hadn't set foot in this ancient 'lost city' in the Honduran jungle for 500 years - until now
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People hadn't set foot in this ancient 'lost city' in the Honduran jungle for 500 years - until now

Mar 12th 2017, 10:00 AM 41,548 Views 25 Comments

The 1,000-year-old ruins were buried in the rainforest, in a round valley ringed by steep cliffs.

People are losing it over how the kids from the sitcom Outnumbered have aged
# We're All Ancient
# We're All Ancient

People are losing it over how the kids from the sitcom Outnumbered have aged

Jul 25th 2016, 10:24 AM 11,326 Views 4 Comments

Ah here.

15 things that are guaranteed to make Irish people feel old
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# Ancient

15 things that are guaranteed to make Irish people feel old

Jul 12th 2016, 9:26 PM 19,857 Views 4 Comments

Some facts. Some experiences. So old.

A bedroom frozen in time - the interiors of a life 100 years ago
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A bedroom frozen in time - the interiors of a life 100 years ago

Nov 13th 2014, 3:48 PM 4,952 Views 0 Comments

The room in a French village has remained as it was at the time of the World War I soldier’s death almost a century ago.

Earliest human footprints in Europe found on British beach
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Earliest human footprints in Europe found on British beach

Feb 7th 2014, 9:46 PM 23,237 Views 61 Comments

The footprints, belonging to both adults and children, are about 800,000 years old.

25 things that will make every Irish person feel ancient
# Oh Dear Lord
# Oh Dear Lord

25 things that will make every Irish person feel ancient

Oct 13th 2013, 8:15 PM 88,967 Views 91 Comments

These things will make you realise how fast the years have flown by.

WARNING: These things are likely to make you feel old
# Old Old Wooden Ship
# Old Old Wooden Ship

WARNING: These things are likely to make you feel old

Oct 17th 2012, 2:52 PM 5,759 Views 4 Comments

Eminem is 40 day. That made us feel old. Also, Sabrina the Teenage Witch is 35.

Colosseum to be restored using private donation
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Colosseum to be restored using private donation

Jul 31st 2012, 7:15 PM 8,701 Views 9 Comments

A luxury shoemaker will fund the restoration project, which will see works taking place at the ancient ruin for more than two years.

In pictures: Terracotta warriors unearthed
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In pictures: Terracotta warriors unearthed

Jun 12th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,974 Views 3 Comments

Over 100 ancient figures have been found at a dig at the Qin Shihuang museum site in China.

Thieves plunder historic treasures at Beijing's Forbidden City
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Thieves plunder historic treasures at Beijing's Forbidden City

May 11th 2011, 10:08 AM 670 Views 0 Comments

Seven pieces of gold and jewel-encrusted art have been stolen from the heavily guarded historic site.

Huge statue of Egyptian pharaoh unearthed in Luxor
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Huge statue of Egyptian pharaoh unearthed in Luxor

Apr 26th 2011, 2:12 PM 1,405 Views 0 Comments

42-foot-tall statue originally discovered in 1928 has finally been unearthed – and archaeologists expect to find a second one nearby.