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Experts working on proto-Elamite hope they are on the point of a breakthrough The world's oldest undeciphered writing system, which has so far defied attempts to uncover its 5,000-year-old secrets, could be about to be decoded by Oxford University academics. This international research project is already casting light on a lost bronze age middle eastern society where enslaved workers lived on rations close to the starvation level

In a series of caves near Tibet there lies some strange and mysterious artifacts among the graves of creatures belonging to the humanoid race, the Dropa. Many feel these artifacts tell a tale of aliens crashing in the Himalayas and then dying.

The Nazca Lines - etched into a high plateau in Peru’s Nazca Desert, a series of ancient designs stretching more than 50 miles has baffled archaeologists for decades.

40 secret iPhone features and shortcuts. I've only read through half and I already feel like I have a new phone!

Quasicrystals as sums of waves in the plane - click through to see it animated.

The Baobab Tree can store up to 32,000 gallons of water in its trunk. #Baobab_Tree

Aerogel, also know as frozen smoke, is the world’s lowest density solid, clocking in at 96% air. If you hold a small piece in your hand, it’s practically impossible to either see or feel, but if you poke it, it’s like styrofoam. It supports up to 4,000 times its own weight and can withstand a direct blast from two pounds of dynamite. It’s also the best insulator in existence.

An F/A-18 Hornet was photographed just as it broke the sound barrier. When an airplane travels at a speed faster than sound, density waves of sound emitted by the plane cannot precede the plane, and so accumulate in a cone behind the plane. When this shock wave passes, a listener hears all at once the sound emitted over a longer period: a sonic boom. As a plane accelerates to just break the sound barrier, however, an unusual cloud might form. The origin of this cloud is still debated.

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How to use an elevator without stopping. <== has anyone verified?

Researchers at the UK’s National Media Museum discover the world’s first color motion picture, filmed in 1902 by Edward Raymond Turner using a color process he patented in 1899. The film shows the inventor’s children playing with bright yellow sunflowers, alongside several other test shots. Though Turner himself never got to see the footage because his projector didn’t work, researchers were able to digitally resurrect it for the first time.

How to escape out of zip ties....because, you just never know!

When arranging the natural numbers in a spiral and emphasizing the prime numbers, an intriguing and not fully explained pattern is observed, called the Ulam spiral.