Read more about the article Amazed Archaeologists Find Perfectly Preserved Pots In 150-Year-Old Shipwreck
Picture shows the ancient ship mock-up, undated. Remains from a shipwreck have been salvaged after over 150 years. (State Administration of Cultural Heritage/AsiaWire)

Amazed Archaeologists Find Perfectly Preserved Pots In 150-Year-Old Shipwreck

Archaeologists in China have discovered an astonishing haul of historic treasures after salvaging a 150-year-old shipwreck from the bottom of the Yangtze river. The 125-foot-long wooden vessel, known as the Yangtze Estuary No. 2, is one of the largest ancient wooden shipwrecks discovered in China. The site of salvage in…

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Read more about the article Man Seized Trafficking 900lbs Of Illegal Honey
Image shows some of the honey combs that were seized by customs in Stuttgart, Germany, undated photo. Officers seized more than 400 kilogrammes (882 lbs) of honey in October, 2022. (Hauptzollamt Stuttgart/Newsflash)

Man Seized Trafficking 900lbs Of Illegal Honey

A man trying to smuggle nearly 900lbs of honey into Germany was seized by police at Stuttgart Airport. The 57-year-old suspect had reportedly brought the sweet stuff from Turkey and did not have veterinary or customs documents. His haul was discovered at the Stuttgart Airport bus terminal. Newsflash obtained a…

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Read more about the article Historic EUR 3 Million Haul Of Ancient Gold Coins Stolen From Museum
Image shows the golden coins that were stolen, undated photo. They disappeared over night from the Celtic and Roman Museum in the municipality of Munching, in Bavaria, Germany on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. (Newsflash)

Historic EUR 3 Million Haul Of Ancient Gold Coins Stolen From Museum

A huge collection of nearly 500 ancient Roman and Celtic gold coins worth up to EUR 3 million have been stolen in a raid on a museum in Germany. Police say 483 coins were taken in the burglary at the Kelten and Roemer (Celtic and Roman) Museum in the middle…

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Read more about the article Oldest Live Birth Of Snake Dating Back 47 Million Years Discovered
Image shows the Messel boa (Messelophis variatus) which is the world's first fossil record of a viviparous snake, undated photo. It was discovered by an Argentine-German research team. (Senckenberg/Newsflash)

Oldest Live Birth Of Snake Dating Back 47 Million Years Discovered

A team of scientists has discovered what they say is the first evidence in the world – dating back 47 million years – of a snake giving birth to its young. Most reptiles are oviparous, which means that they are hatched from fertilised eggs. But other reptiles are viviparous, which…

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Read more about the article Incredible Artwork From Junk Jewellery
Picture shows a portrait of a young girl made using beads, in undated footage. Embroiderer from Russia, Galissa, uses materials such as beads and old jewelry for her pieces. (@shalfetr/Newsflash)

Incredible Artwork From Junk Jewellery

Stunning artworks made by Russian embroiderer Galissa with beads from old junk jewellery. One piece shows how the 30-year-old made an incredible likeness of Wednesday - played by Christina Ricci - from the Addams Family movies. https://youtube.com/shorts/U5csMV8cLNQ @shalfetr/Newsflash Another shows her uncanny depiction of Macaulay Culkin playing Kevin McCallister in…

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Read more about the article Two New Deadly Snakes Species Found
Image shows the newly discovered Bothrocophias myrringae sp. nov., that lives in isolated, nearly inaccessible rain forests in South America. It was discovered by a South American team of scientists in October 2022. (Juan Pablo Hurtado-Gomez/Newsflash)

Two New Deadly Snakes Species Found

Two new species of deadly venomous snake have been discovered in Colombia by a team of international scientists. They have been named as Bothrocophias myrringae and Bothrocophias tulitoi, two new types of toadheaded pitviper. The snakes' venom is said to be so powerful it can kill a man. Newsflash obtained…

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Read more about the article Ancient Rock-Cut Tunnel Dating Back Over 2,000 Years Unearthed Beneath Ancient Egyptian City
Photo shows a tunnel uncovered at a depth of about 13 metres below the ground during archaeological excavations in the area of the Temple of Tapozeris Magna, west of Alexandria, Egypt, undated photo. The tunnel is about 1,305 metres long and about two metres high. (@tourismandantiq/Newsflash)

Ancient Rock-Cut Tunnel Dating Back Over 2,000 Years Unearthed Beneath Ancient Egyptian City

Archaeologists from the Egyptian Dominican Archaeological Mission have discovered an ancient rock-cut tunnel on the northern coast of Egypt. The Greco-Roman tunnel dating back over 2,000 years measures 1,305 metres (4,281 feet) in length and was discovered beneath the Ancient Egyptian city of Taposiris Magna. Photo shows a tunnel uncovered…

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Read more about the article Researchers Find Ancient Mayan City Hidden In Jungle By Using Laser Light
A LiDAR equipment image shows temples, palaces, housing complexes and landscape, terraces and canals, of a city buried underground at Calakmul in Campeche, Mexico, undated. The technology enabled scientists to corroborate that this ancient Mayan city was one of the largest in America, more than 1,300 years ago. (INAH/Newsflash)

Researchers Find Ancient Mayan City Hidden In Jungle By Using Laser Light

Researchers have discovered a huge Mayan settlement hidden under a jungle in Mexico by using laser imaging. The numerous temples, houses, terraces and canals were detected at the Calakmul archaeological site in the state of Campeche, in Mexico. National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) researchers used LiDAR (laser imaging,…

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Read more about the article The 99-Million-Year-Old Snail Which Used Hairs To Make It Sexy
Image shows the hairy snail, undated photo. It was discovered in a 99-million-year-old amber: Archaeocyclotus brevivillosus sp. nov by scientists in Germany in October 2022. (Senckenberg/Newsflash)

The 99-Million-Year-Old Snail Which Used Hairs To Make It Sexy

Scientists have discovered a tiny ancient snail that could have used hairs sprouting out of its shell to help it find mates. The creature was found in a 99 million-year-old piece of amber studied by the Senckenberg Society for Nature Research in Frankfurt, Germany. They found the snail's shell was…

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Read more about the article New Monkey Species Discovered In Peruvian Nature Reserve In Amazon
Picture shows Mono Tocon de Aquino (Cheracebus aquinoi) monkey, undated. The new species of primate was discovered in the Allpahuayo Mishana National Reserve, in Peru. (Fanny M. Cornejo, Yunkawasi/Newsflash)

New Monkey Species Discovered In Peruvian Nature Reserve In Amazon

Researchers have discovered a new species of titi monkey in a Peruvian nature reserve in the Amazon. The species was named the Aquino stump-tailed monkey (Cheracebus aquinoi) in honour of Rolando Aquino, a prestigious Peruvian primatologist and professor at the National University of San Marcos in Lima, Peru. It was…

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