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Ancient Paintings Depict Humans Living Alongside Mastodons

December 25, 2020

Rock art that is 12,000 years old depicts humans living while massive animals did, CNN reported. Archaeologists found the collection of paintings in the Amazon, in what is now central Colombia. The cause of the animals’ disappearance is still debated. […]

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Priceless Artifact from the Great Pyramid Found in Cigar Tin

December 23, 2020

A 5,000-year-old Egyptian artifact turned up in a cigar tin in Scotland, “Science Alert” reported. Missing for 70 years, the piece of cedar wood is one of just three ever recovered from inside the Great Pyramid at Giza. The Great Pyramid is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. […]

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Tumbleweed Crisis Near Melbourne Traps Locals Indoors

December 14, 2020

An Australian town suffered an invasion of 14-foot tumbleweeds, NPR reported. The wind-blown grass disrupted daily life in the suburb as residents repeatedly needed the brush cleared away so they could leave their homes. Aboriginal Australia developed differently from other regions. […]

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Thai Fisherman Finds Whale Vomit Rocks Worth up to $3.2 Million

December 10, 2020

A fisherman may be a millionaire after finding rocks of hardened whale vomit, the “Daily Mail” reported. The regurgitated substance, ambergris, is used as an odorless agent to maintain the scent of perfume like Chanel No. 5. Hunting marine mammals began 9,000 years ago. […]

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