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Tag: Archaeology

May 31, 2018

Archaeologists Find Remains of Pompeii’s Unluckiest Victim

Archaeologists Find Remains of Pompeii’s Unluckiest Victim
Way back in elementary school, we had to read a certain number of books each week and it seemed that all the good reads were always checked out.…
December 9, 2016

Scientists Buy Amber with Feathered Dinosaur Tail Inside

Scientists Buy Amber with Feathered Dinosaur Tail Inside
In Myanmar, they have a mine where the haul out all sorts of amber with ancient bugs and plants trapped inside. These mined amber chunks apparently end up in a bazaar where they are sold to be used in jewelry.…
February 13, 2014

Steve Jobs Time Capsule Episode of Diggers to Air February 25

Steve Jobs Time Capsule Episode of Diggers to Air February 25
You might recall back in September of last year when we mentioned that a time capsule buried in Aspen, Colorado┬áback in 1983 had been discovered.…
September 20, 2013

Steve Jobs’ Time Capsule Recovered: The Ultimate Backup Device

Steve Jobs’ Time Capsule Recovered: The Ultimate Backup Device
I really don’t care for those reality TV shows where people walk around with metal detectors looking for junk. Most of them end up turning up crappy old coins and cans.…
August 3, 2011

Microsoft Kinect to Create 3D Scans of Archaeological Dig

Microsoft Kinect to Create 3D Scans of Archaeological Dig
I have always been a big fan of Archaeology; I blame Indiana Jones more than anything else. Plus, I am always intrigued by the things that people use the Microsoft Kinect sensor for that have nothing to do with gaming.…
April 28, 2011

Archeologists Discover Maya Lost City of Stucco

Archeologists Discover Maya Lost City of Stucco
This is exactly why I wanted to be an archeologist as a kid. I wanted to crawl through a recently discovered ancient city. Only in my dreams, the city was packed with gold and all the cherry Pez I could eat.…