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Archaeologists Have Uncovered Evidence That Could Reveal What Caused The Maya Empire To Collapse

In the jungles of northern Guatemala, a team of archaeologists carefully pick through the ruins of an ancient city. Using the latest scientific methods, they hope to build up a picture of life in the great Mayan empire. But will they finally solve the mystery of why it collapsed, leaving thousands of years of civilization…

The Rarely Told Story Of Japan’s Indigenous Ainu People

The ancient Ainu people from the north of Japan largely lost their language, traditions and land, due to Western-style modernization in the 19th century. Robbed of their identity by the march of history, the Ainu were forced into an almost secret life. Unacknowledged by the Japanese government and marginalized by their fellow citizens, the sidelined…

When A Bunch Of White Supremacists Took Ancestry Tests, The Results Left Some Of Them Livid

By definition, white supremacists believe that they are superior on the whole to people of color; their belief system also decrees that white people should have power over those of different races. But what happens when those who subscribe to this ideology discover the truth about their ancestries? Well, the consequences are often intriguing –…