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10 Things You Should Know About Chiribiquete: the Sistine Chapel of Amazonian Rock Art
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10 Things You Should Know About Chiribiquete: the Sistine Chapel of Amazonian Rock Art

  One of the most impressive National Parks on Earth is Chiribiquete, dubbed the Amazonian Sistine Chapel thanks to its…
Evidence of 10,000-Year-Old Terraforming Found in the Amazon Rainforest
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Evidence of 10,000-Year-Old Terraforming Found in the Amazon Rainforest

The first cultures of the Amazon created thousands of artificial forest islands while domesticating wild plants to grow food, effectively…
African Smoke Found to Fertilize the Amazon Rainforest and Earth’s Oceans
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African Smoke Found to Fertilize the Amazon Rainforest and Earth’s Oceans

A new study led by researchers at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Miami…
How Satellite Images Helped Discover an Ancient Civilization in the Amazon
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How Satellite Images Helped Discover an Ancient Civilization in the Amazon

As we continue to explore the planet, we come by many discoveries that effectively rewrite our history. The Amazon is…
More Than 10,000 Years Ago, People inhabited the Amazon Creating Settlements
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More Than 10,000 Years Ago, People inhabited the Amazon Creating Settlements

Archeological excavations in the Amazon have revealed that more than 10,000 years ago, hunter-gatherers occupied southwestern parts of the Amazon…
The Amazon’s Legendary Boiling River is Real; It’s So Hot It Can Boil Animals Alive
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The Amazon’s Legendary Boiling River is Real; It’s So Hot It Can Boil Animals Alive

There is an ancestral legend in the Peruvian Amazon that speaks of a mysterious, boiling river. Hidden deep within the…
Scientists Left Stumped by Humpback Whale Found in the Middle of the Amazon
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Scientists Left Stumped by Humpback Whale Found in the Middle of the Amazon

While the Amazonian rainforest is perhaps home to the most diverse ecosystem on Earth, and its inhabited by millions of…
Ecuadorian Amazon Indians Used Cocoa More Than 5,400 Years Ago
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Ecuadorian Amazon Indians Used Cocoa More Than 5,400 Years Ago

An international team* associating archaeologists, anthropologists, biochemists and geneticists recently found for the first time archaeological traces of cocoa use…
Unwritten Mystery: Did Ancient Egyptians Really Use “Ramps” to Build the Pyramids?
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Unwritten Mystery: Did Ancient Egyptians Really Use “Ramps” to Build the Pyramids?

Of all the problems concerning the pyramids, their construction is the most puzzling. Even Roma writer Pliny, who condemned the…
Unwritten Mystery: Did Ancient Civilizations Know the Secrets of Levitation?
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Unwritten Mystery: Did Ancient Civilizations Know the Secrets of Levitation?

The more we explore our planet, the more mysteries we encounter. Thousands of years ago, countless ancient civilizations called the…
Here’s How The First Tax In History Was Born 5,000 Years Ago in Ancient Egypt
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Here’s How The First Tax In History Was Born 5,000 Years Ago in Ancient Egypt

Egypt was not only the first centralized state in the world; it also inaugurated one of the inescapable practices of…
Unwritten Mystery: 5 Things You Should Know About Ancient Egypt’s Lost City of Thinis 
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Unwritten Mystery: 5 Things You Should Know About Ancient Egypt’s Lost City of Thinis 

Egypt’s ancient monuments are demanding. They necessitate attention and have been “fed” with the admiration and praise of people through…
10 Curiosities You Probably Didn’t Know About Peru’s 2,000-Year-Old Nazca Lines
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10 Curiosities You Probably Didn’t Know About Peru’s 2,000-Year-Old Nazca Lines

Despite over 80 years of study of the Nazca Lines, the geoglyphs have remained a mystery to researchers who have…
Tenochtitlan: 10 Facts About the Ancient Aztec Capital You Probably Didn’t Know
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Tenochtitlan: 10 Facts About the Ancient Aztec Capital You Probably Didn’t Know

Tenochtitlan, the great capital of the Mexica (as the Aztecs referred to themselves), became one of the most important cities…
Here’s Why Interstellar Object ‘Oumuamua Is Likely Alien Tech After All According to a Harvard Professor
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Here’s Why Interstellar Object ‘Oumuamua Is Likely Alien Tech After All According to a Harvard Professor

Back in 2017, mankind witnessed something in space that was never before observed: a strange object zooming through our cosmic…
Unwritten Mystery: Here’s Why King Khufu May Not Have Built Egypt’s Great Pyramid
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Unwritten Mystery: Here’s Why King Khufu May Not Have Built Egypt’s Great Pyramid

It is generally acknowledged that the Great Pyramid of Giza, the only ancient wonder of the world still standing today,…
Unwritten Mystery: What Happened to The “Golden Capstone” of Egypt’s Great Pyramid?
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Unwritten Mystery: What Happened to The “Golden Capstone” of Egypt’s Great Pyramid?

Egyptologists maintain that around 4,500 years ago, King Khufu of the Fourth Dynasty commissioned a monument of never-before-seen proportions, the…
Unrecorded Mystery: Here’s Why Pyramids Are the Greatest Legacy Left Behind by the Ancients
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Unrecorded Mystery: Here’s Why Pyramids Are the Greatest Legacy Left Behind by the Ancients

Throughout thousands of years, different ancient civilizations built impressive ancient monuments. No matter where we decide to look, we will…
5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Ancient Megalithic Complex of Ollantaytambo
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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Ancient Megalithic Complex of Ollantaytambo

Some 90 kilometers from the present-day city of Cuzco in Peru lay the remains of one of the most impressive…
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