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Legendary 7-Branched Sword Of Japan

Swords are not merely deadly weapons used for injuring enemies or ending human lives. Some of them have gained renown and went down in...

Chinese Religions Throughout Chinese History

China is one of the most ancient civilizations on Earth and religious practices in this country date back to more than 7000 years. In...

Archaeologists may have discovered St. Nick’s bones

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish archaeologists believe they may have discovered the remains of St. Nicholas — from whom the legend of Santa Claus...

800-Year-Old Tombs of Lord Hu Hong Discovered in China

Ancient tombs discovered in a Chinese construction site. After being buried for 800 years, the tombs of Lord Hu Hong and his wife Née Wu...

Top 7 Real Mermaid Sightings From Around The World

When we think of mermaids, we typically picture a beautiful girl with a seashell bikini top. But yeah, that's what we want them to...

Ancient EVER-BURNING Lamps: Lamps That Burned For HUNDREDS or THOUSANDS of Years

According to the fire triangle model, there are three elements required to start a fire: heat, fuel and an oxidizing agent. All these must...

Ancient Sports Too Crazy for the Modern World

Mankind is driven by its innate competitive spirit. We thrive on competition, and we have cultivated our competitive streak and integrated it in our...

Archeologists Discover Ancient Gymnasium Near Egypt’s Cairo

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's antiquities ministry says archaeologists have discovered remnants of an ancient gymnasium dating back about 2,300 years, from the Hellenistic period. The...

709-Carat Diamond Found in Sierra Leone Sells for $6.5M

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Officials say a 709-carat diamond found in Sierra Leone has been sold for more than $6.5 million. The diamond is...

Tales of Joyeuse: The Sword that Conquered Europe

Some 1200 years ago, there lived a famous blacksmith named Galas who embarked on a mission of forging the perfect sword. In 802CE, three...