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Strange Artifact Dug Up in 18th Century Toilet

Posted 03.28.2012 | Science

By: Owen Jarus, LiveScience Contributor Published: 03/26/2012 06:18 PM EDT on LiveScience Five telescopes made of bone and dating to the 18th ce...

Thank You for Stealing Saddam's Buttock

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 03.21.2012 | Weird News
Shirin Sadeghi

Those stories you hear about the foreign troops who pillaged and pilfered Iraq, the seat of ancient Mesopotamia -- those stories don't do justice to what we have learned from the tale of Nigel Ely. He's taught us things that only Saddam's buttock could have imparted.

Oldest Cave Art Or 'Ice Age Menstruation Calender'?

www.spiegel.de | Posted 01.10.2012 | Arts

The Hohle Fels cave in southern Germany has yielded yet another startling archeological discovery -- the oldest evidence of human painting ever found ...

National Geographic Anglo-Saxon Exhibition: Rare Artifacts Go On Display Oct. 29

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.17.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The largest and most valuable collection of Anglo-Saxon artifacts ever recovered is headed to National Geographic Museum this month in a...

Things

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 11.14.2011 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

I have this post-apocalyptic image -- that all we have made to endure is trash, permanent mementos of brief appetites, very, very briefly useful, disposed of, then surviving forever. We would do better to make statues in snow and leave nothing.

Stolen King Tut Artifacts Found

The Huffington Post | Melinda Brocka | Posted 06.12.2011 | Arts

At a press conference on Tuesday, recently re-appointed Egyptian antiquities minister Zahi Hawass showed looted artifacts which had been recovered. Th...

Iran Cuts Off Louvre

Los Angeles Times | Posted 06.07.2011 | Arts

Iran has cut ties with the famous Louvre museum in Paris, an official said Monday, accusing the museum of failing to live up to an agreement to exhibi...

The Buddha Image...Out Of Uddiyana: A Conversation with Collector Nik Douglas, plus a Forward by Tibet House's President Robert Thurman

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.26.2011 | Arts
Mike Ragogna

The following is the "Foreword" from The Buddha Image: Out of Uddiyana show catalogue courtesy of Tibet House US. It was written by Robert Thurman, ...

Ted Gardiner Death Could Mean End Of FBI Crackdown On Artifacts Black Market

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — The prosecution of the largest-ever American Indian artifacts looting case has been rattled by the apparent suicide of the gove...

Afghanistan: Thousands Of Stolen Artifacts Returned (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

About 2,000 stolen artifacts were returned to Afghanistan and unveiled at the National Museum in Kabul on Tuesday, the New York Times reports. The art...