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Chinese Pompeii: 300 million years old forest preserved in ash


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers in China have found a preserved forest in the northeastern part of China which dates back to the ancient times. The forest was covered by about ... Read more...

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Ancient Chinese forest found under volcanic ash


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 22 (IANS) A forest in north China that was preserved under a layer of volcanic ash deposited nearly 300 million years ago has been found.The fossil forest, located ... Read more...

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Unesco to help Italy preserve Pompeii


December 1st, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 1 (IANS/AKI) The Unesco will advise Italy on how to best protect one of the world's biggest archaeological sites, Pompeii, where a massive volcanic eruption in 79 A.D. ... Read more...

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Pompeii red is actually yellow


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) "Pompeiian red" became a favoured colour following the discovery of Pompeii in the 18th century. But, the red colour in the Roman town's frescoes was initially ... Read more...

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World’s deadliest volcano in Africa waiting to explode


March 31st, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Mount Nyiragongo, one of the world's deadliest volcanos, is waiting to explode and turn Goma, a city of a million people in the Democratic Republic ... Read more...

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250-mn-yrs old population of trilobites fossilized during orgy discovered


March 17th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Researchers have discovered an entire population of trilobites fossilized during orgy. These ancient arthropods - relatives of lobsters, spiders and insects - went extinct more than 250 million ... Read more...

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Second Pompeii structure collapses


December 1st, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Just weeks after a similar disaster, another structure has collapsed in Pompeii and has raised new fears about the fate of the ancient Roman town.A 25-foot-long garden wall ... Read more...

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Most of Pompeii site at risk of collapse


November 10th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Naples (Italy), Nov 10 (IANS/AKI) Almost three-quarters of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii was "at risk" of collapse and 40 percent of its buildings in need of highly urgent restoration work, ... Read more...

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Italy’s ancient gladiator training centre collapses


November 7th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) An ancient building, which was used by Roman gladiators as their training centre, has collapsed, officials said.The building in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii collapsed Saturday morning, ... Read more...

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House of Gladiators in Pompeii collapses


November 7th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): A house in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii has collapsed.The House of the Gladiators was found in ruins when curators came to open the site to visitors ... Read more...

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Pompeii victims ‘killed by intense heat not suffocation’


October 26th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): When Mount Vesuvius erupted in 70 AD, temperatures shot up to 600 degrees Celsius, killing residents instantly within a span of ten seconds, a study has revealed."Contrary to ... Read more...

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Now, tour the earth on Google


October 1st, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Google has now taken tourism to the next level by allowing people worldwide to watch from the comfort of their home monuments like Stonehenge, the streets of Italy's ... Read more...

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Chinese ‘Pompeii’ unearthed in Hunan


August 21st, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 21 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered an oriental 'Pompeii' in Hunan, China.As Pompeii in Italy was destroyed by the volcanic eruption, the Chengbu Shiwangutian was destroyed by a plague of ... Read more...

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Relic of 2000-yr-old Egyptian deity found at Silchester


July 19th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): The remains of an Egyptian deity have been found in an archaeological dig at abandoned Roman city in Hampshire.The thumb-sized piece of bronze, which was discovered after almost ... Read more...

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“Spartacus: Blood And Sand” Episode 11 Aired On Friday


April 3rd, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Apr 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 11th episode of "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" Season 1 directed by Glenn Standring aired on April 2 evening on Starz Network. The ... Read more...

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‘Pompeii-like’ excavations in India shed light on life before and after Toba super-eruption


February 28th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): 'Pompeii-Like' excavations in southern and northern India shed light on the kind of human settlements existing before and after the Toba super-eruption 74,000 years ago.The international research team, ... Read more...

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Pompeii to offer live excavation experience to visitors


February 28th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Visitors to Pompeii will be able to experience a live dig next month in the ancient Roman town that was buried in Mount Vesuvius' catastrophic eruption in 79 ... Read more...

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Alexander wore ‘linothorax’ - armor made from laminated linen


January 12th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 12 (ANI): Alexander the Great's body armor was made of layers of linen laminated together, according to a new research.Experts suggest that the conqueror's soldiers also wore similar attires.The reconstructive ... Read more...

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Archaeologists unearth ancient Roman treasures in Naples


June 17th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Rome, June 17 (ANI): Archaeologists have unearthed a number of ancient Roman treasures during excavation outside the southern Italian city of Naples.Twelve ancient statues, columns and fragments bearing inscriptions from what appear ... Read more...

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Scientists reconstruct Pompeii familys final hours


December 12th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): A group of Italian researchers have reconstructed the last hours in Pompeii of a dozen people of a household who managed to survive Mount Vesuvius devastating eruption ... Read more...

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Fish sauce reveals Pompeii eruption happened in 79 A.D.


September 30th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 30 (ANI): Remains of rotten fish entrails have helped establish the precise dating of Pompeiis destruction, as 79 A.D., according to the analysis of the towns last batch of ... Read more...

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Three lesser-known sites in Rome show Pompeii destroying volcanos explosive might


September 1st, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 1 (ANI): Three lesser-known sites in Rome, are providing the maximum proof of the annihilation of Pompeii, an ancient roman city that was destroyed by the cataclysmic eruption of ... Read more...

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Polanski to direct political thriller ‘The Ghost’


November 14th, 2007 - 10:20 am ICT by admin
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