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Stonehenge marks Britain’s unification, says study


June 24th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Stonehenge was built as a monument to unify Britain, after a long period of conflict and regional difference between eastern and western parts of the landmass, ... Read more...

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Many Britons think Mount Everest is in Britain!


March 12th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) A study in Britain has found that a lot of people here are completely ignorant about some of the basic facts related to their country such ... Read more...

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World’s oldest sea-going boat to sail again


March 6th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) The world's oldest sea-going boat, the Dover Bronze Age Boat is to sail again 3,500 years after it crossed the English Channel, the Daily Mail reported.The ... Read more...

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Prehistoric man ‘navigated his way across England using crude sat nav’


April 20th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): Historians have claimed that prehistoric man navigated his way across England using a crude version of sat nav based on stone circle markers.They were able to travel between ... Read more...

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‘World’s first astronomers’ Aborigines created a sundial 10,000yrs ago


February 5th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): A new find from Australia has suggested that ancient Aboriginal tribes were the world's first astronomers.Scientists at Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation in Canberra discovered a ... Read more...

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New ‘henge-like’ monument unearthed at Stonehenge


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered a major ceremonial monument less than one km away from the iconic Stonehenge.The team led by the University of Birmingham and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute ... 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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Boy buried near Stonehenge 3,550 years ago ‘was from Mediterranean Sea’


September 29th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): A chemical test of the teeth of a boy, who was buried with around 90 amber beads at Stonehenge 3,550 years ago, has revealed that he had grown ... Read more...

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Archaelogists discover Britain’s first Stone Age home


August 11th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) It is cramped, draughty and unlikely to win any design awards. But the newly discovered circular structure is the country's oldest known home, built in 8,500 BC. Built ... Read more...

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Remains of a spectacular feast found at UK’s ‘Woodenhenge’


July 24th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): Excavations at Britain's biggest "henge" site, which is made entirely of wood, have yielded remarkable evidence of a spectacular party - enjoyed by Neolithic tribesmen 4,500 years ago.Archaeologists ... Read more...

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Ancient wooden version of Stonehenge found in Britain


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) An ancient wooden version of Stonehenge has been unearthed at the site of the world famous Bronze Age monument in Britain. The discovery of the timber henge, just ... Read more...

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Archaeologists carry out virtual excavation of Stonehenge


July 21st, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Archaeologists have taken excavation one step further - they are carrying out a virtual excavation of Stonehenge to discover what the area looked like when the monument was ... Read more...

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2000-year-old wooden ‘Stonehenge’ discovered in Ohio


July 21st, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Archaeologists are slowly uncovering evidence of a 2,000-year-old ceremonial site that resembles a wooden 'Stonehenge' near Cincinnati, Ohio.Laid out in a peculiar pattern of concentric, but incomplete, ... Read more...

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Revelers Visit Stonehenge To Celebrate Summer Solstice


June 21st, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Wiltshire, June 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Stonehenge witnessed about 20,000 revelers who flocked together at Wiltshire to mark the Summer Solstice.Each one of them wanted to be the first one ... Read more...

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Summer solstice at stonehenge, call for more daylight time


June 21st, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 21 (IANS) Even as thousands of people witnessed the sunrise on the longest day of the year at the site of the circle of stones in Stonehenge, British ... Read more...

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World’s oldest shoe found in Armenian cave


June 10th, 2010 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Archaeologists have found the world's oldest shoe dating back to 5,500 years in an Armenian cave. The shoe made from a single piece of cowhide can fit a woman's ... Read more...

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Stonehenge Put On List Of Most Threatened Monuments


January 14th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ancient historical site of the Stonehenge has been incorporated into the list of the most threatened of tourist spots. Apparently, this is because the place ... Read more...

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Winter solstice feasts may have taken place around Stonehenge 4,500 years ago


December 26th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 26 (ANI): In a new research, archaeologists have come across ancient animal bones near Stonehenge, which date back to 4,500 years, indicating a connection between the prehistoric site to winter ... Read more...

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Headington Shark A Running Candidate For “Icons Of England” List


October 12th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct. 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Headington Shark has forever generated a lot of interest surrounding itself. Therefore, when it was promoted to the status of a national icon, the curiosity ... Read more...

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Mini-Stonehenge found


October 6th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers and archaeologists have made some discoveries around the Stone-hedge site. This discovery reflects the religious significance of the site, even in modern times.According to reports, this ... Read more...

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Stonehenge’s ‘little sister’ discovered by archaeologists in England


October 3rd, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 3 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered Stonehenge's 'little sister', dubbed 'Bluehenge', which is located a mile away from Britain's famous circle of prehistoric standing stones.According to a report in the ... Read more...

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Discovery of ancient Roman amphitheatre as significant as Stonehenge


October 1st, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 1 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has uncovered a lavish Roman amphitheatre in Italy at a site described as being of the same significance as Stonehenge.According to a report ... Read more...

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World’s most over-rated tourist sites


September 21st, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, September 21 (ANI): A book, titled, "The Road Less Travelled: 1,000 Amazing Places Off the Tourist Trail", has outlined the world's most over-rated tourist sites.According to a report carried out in ... Read more...

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Google Street View extending coverage to off-road spots like Stonehenge


July 14th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): Internet road mapping service Google Street View is now starting to cover areas like Stonehenge, which are far away from driving routes.Rickshaw-style tricycles, carrying 3-D cameras, will ... Read more...

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Prehistoric dwelling unearthed at Isle of Man 3,000 years older than Stonehenge


July 14th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): A prehistoric dwelling, which is 3,000 years older than Stonehenge, has been unearthed during construction of the runway extension at Isle of Man Airport.According to Isle of Man ... Read more...

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36,500 revellers party at Stonehenge to celebrate summer solstice


June 22nd, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 22 (ANI): England's most famous site, Stonehenge, saw a record crowd of 36,500 revellers celebrating the summer solstice on June 21.New Age Druids, sun-worshippers and chanting hippies attended the annual ... Read more...

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Spinal Tap’s comeback album “Back from the Dead”


June 16th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by GD
Spinal Tap is stepping back in to the music arena after a sabbatical of long year. The launch of their comeback vehicle is slated for a June 16 date. The reason behind ... Read more...

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Ancient ceremonial complex in England 1,000 yrs older than Stonehenge


June 16th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Scientists, by spotting strange crop circle-like formations from the air, have discovered a huge prehistoric ceremonial complex in southern England, which dating back to 6,000 years, is ... Read more...

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Archaeologists find 6,000-year-old tombs next to Stonehenge


June 10th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Archaeologists have found a prehistoric complex, including two 6,000-year-old tombs, in Hampshire, just next to Stonehenge.According to a report in The Times, the Neolithic tombs, which until now ... Read more...

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6,000-year-old ancient tombs discovered in Britain


June 9th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): A prehistoric complex including two 6,000-year-old tombs representing some of the earliest monuments built in Britain has been discovered by a team led by a Kingston University archaeologist.According ... Read more...

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New York’s Manhattan to become ‘Stonehenge’ two times in summer


June 1st, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): The Manhattan area in the city of New York is all set to become a modern day Stonehenge, not once, but two times in the summer.According to ... Read more...

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Historian claims Stonehenge has Armenian links


February 10th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): A historian has suggested a link between the Stonehenge and an ancient circle of standing stones known as Carahunge in Armenia, which predates the historic site in ... Read more...

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4,500 year-old limestone plaque indicates direct link with Stonehenge


January 3rd, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): An archaeological team has uncovered a 4,500 year-old limestone plaque at south of Chester, in Cheshire, England, bearing a mysterious crisscross pattern, which indicates a direct link ... Read more...

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Top ten archaeology finds of 2008


December 20th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): The National Geographic News has outlined a list of its ten most viewed archaeology stories of 2008, which include lost cities, baffling pyramids, and ancient graveyards.The top ... Read more...

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Sex-mad Brits dream love-making site is Wembley stadium!


November 22nd, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (AN): When it comes to making love in public, sex mad Brits would go for Wembley, says a new book.According to a new book called AQA''s new Brilliant ... Read more...

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