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Dighton Rock: what ancient mystery is hidden under strange petroglyphs that have taken three centuries to decipher?

The Dighton Rock is a 40-ton boulder from Berkley, Massachusetts' Taunton River. The rock is known for its ancient petroglyphs…

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Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave: The demons of Xibalba

The Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave is located in the jungles of Belize. For several centuries, the Maya Indians came here…

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Hampi village: center of the ancient Indian civilization richer than ancient Rome

Hampi is a town or, more accurately, a hamlet that can be found closer to the southern region of India,…

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How were board games in ancient times and which ones are still popular

Board games are tabletop games that use pieces that are moved or placed on a pre-marked board (playing surface).

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Lake of skeletons: Scientists have unraveled the mystery of the Roopkund lake, over which they fought for many years

For eight decades, scientists have been unable to get to the bottom of what has occurred in Rookpund lake, but…

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Kuldhara: what mysteries does the cursed village of death, inhabited by ghosts, hold?

Kuldhara is a deserted village in the Rajasthani district of Jaisalmer. It was formerly a flourishing community populated by Paliwal…

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Event incidents of crowd disasters

The crowd is a terrible phenomenon that, at the slightest panic, turns into a deadly weapon that destroys everything in…

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When black pepper was a currency, why were the Chinese forced to chew cloves?

From the beginning of our history until the 19th century, people sought to possess spices. Spices were valued in Europe…

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5 myths of antiquity based on real events

Sometimes the myths and legends of the many peoples of the earth include more than simply fantastical elements of imagination.

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Barabar Caves: Who built them and what were the caves used for?

About 35 km northeast of Gaya (Bihar state), there is a low rocky ridge known for the most ancient man-made…

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Are the megaliths of Mizoram the remains of an unknown ancient civilization?

At one of the archaeological sites in India, there are hundreds of megalithic stones with drawings carved on them. The…

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Why lotus so important for Buddhists, and what symbols are hidden in this flower

In the mind of Chinese Buddhists, the lotus is one of the eight treasures. It has a very wide range…

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