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20 Rare Photographs Reveal What Life Was Really Like In The Past

As technology has advanced over the years, so too has our ability to record history in more accurate and thorough ways. But over the millennia, we’ve had to rely on everything from cave paintings to fossils for evidence of what came before. Thankfully, the introduction of the camera made it much easier to get a…

When Divers Found The Largest Underwater Cave, Inside Was An Incredible Cache Of Ancient Treasure

Underwater archaeologists made a stunning breakthrough in their investigation of eastern Mexico’s submerged cave systems in early January, 2018. The divers were part of the Gran Acuifero Maya team, an international research initiative. The scientists’ latest five-year mission has taken on the exciting adventure of directly exploring under the Yucatán Peninsula. And the team’s latest…

The Earth-shattering Story Of The Man Who Fell From Space

Russian astronaut Vladimir Komarov’s solo space flight was drawing to its close. It had been anything but an easy mission. After the launch from the Soviet Baikonur base on April 23, 1967, Komarov’s space ship had been plagued by serious technical problems. But then, after nearly 27 hours in space and 18 completed orbits of…