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Ancient Egyptian sphinx discovered during road construction between ancient temples

An Egyptian infrastructure project has been halted after construction workers found a sphinx-like statue during roadworks between the ancient temples of Karnak and Luxor. READ MORE: Old Giza! Egypt relocates giant 3,000yo statue of pharaoh Ramses II (VIDEO) Workers at the site were said to have found a “lion’s body with a human head” by the area’s Director General of ...

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Ominous apocalyptic ‘end times’ message discovered with Google Translate

Some vigilant internet users have discovered that if you type the word ‘dog’ many times into Google Translate and ask the search engine to change it from several languages to English, you receive a terrifying apocalyptic warning. Screenshots of the bizarre discovery have been shared on Reddit, making others fear for their lives – or else frantically type “dog” into ...

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Newly discovered deep water fish named after ‘Shark Lady’ (VIDEO, PHOTO)

Scientists have named a deep sea fish newly discovered in the Gulf of Mexico after a trailblazing female marine biologist dubbed ‘Shark Lady’. Eugenie Clark has been honored for her work in the study of sea creatures, which included founding the Mote Marine Laboratory in the 1950s, by having her name associated with tiny long finned shark – Squalus Clarkae ...

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Volcanic heat source discovered under melting Antarctic glacier

There is a significant source of volcanic heat deep under the fast-melting Pine Island Ice Shelf in Western Antarctica, researchers found, after stumbling on the evidence while studying heat transfer in the icy continent’s oceans. The Pine Island glacier is one of the biggest ice flows in Antarctica and is also among the most affected by melting. Big chunks of ...

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Illegal Monsanto GMO wheat discovered at ‘isolated site’ in Canada

Canadian authorities have admitted that a patch of an unapproved, genetically modified strain of wheat has been found in the wild, well outside of old Monsanto test areas, but hope the unfortunate discovery won’t hamper exports. The crop, of unknown origin, was first discovered on an access road in Alberta last year, after it survived the spraying of the area ...

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Pompeii horse discovered during investigation into grave robber tunnels (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The full body of a horse swamped by lava during the volcanic eruption at Pompeii has been unveiled by archaeologists. The remains are part of a number of artefacts rescued as the Italian military investigated grave robber tunnels. The secret tunnels, which Italian investigators believe were built by thieves targeting valuable antiquities, were intercepted last August. READ MORE: Ethiopia demands ...

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Curing HIV: New study method discovered as experts debate future vaccination

Scientists have developed a new way of studying cells infected with the HIV virus, raising hopes that the elusive cure might be found. According to researchers at Rockefeller University in New York, a new strategy could enable scientists to identify latent cells carrying the virus in patients. Published in Nature Medicine, the method involves the use of protein to enrich ...

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‘Exploding’ ants discovered: Kamikaze insects kill predators with toxic… well, selves

A new species of kamikaze-style ants has been found in Borneo, Southeast Asia. The ‘exploding’ critters sacrifice themselves to attack predators and defend their colony. The ‘colobopsis explodens’ was discovered by a team of international researchers who identified 15 separate species of exploding ants in the tropical rainforest. Details of the study have been published in Zookeys. The team noticed ...

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World’s oldest: Over 5000yo figural tattoos discovered on Egyptian mummies (PHOTOS)

Horned animals and geometric motifs have been found tattooed on two Egyptian mummies. One male and one female, the mummies date back more than 5,000 years. Over a century after their initial discovery, the naturally mummified bodies have revealed new secrets. What appeared to be dark smudges on their skin have in fact turned out to be tattooed images, now ...

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Wreck of Japanese destroyer used in Pearl Harbor attack discovered

An Imperial Japanese Navy vessel that took part in the attack on the US Navy base at Pearl Harbor during World War II was found submerged off the coast of Japan. Read more The destroyer Isokaze was discovered off the southern coast of Japan by Fukada Salvage & Marine works, Japan’s Chugoku newspaper reports.   The warship took part in ...

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