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They find the remains of a Waterloo soldier

They find the remains of a Waterloo soldier

Last Friday, Belgian archaeologists discovered the remains of a soldier who died during the Battle of Waterloo on June 18, 1815. The soldier was buried under only 15 centimeters of the ground and the position of the skeleton suggests that it was covered with earth by his companions in the place where he fell.

They find a 'cursed stone' in Scotland

They find a 'cursed stone' in Scotland

A stone discovered by chance on the Isle of Canna in Scotland is the first known specimen of a bullaun ‘cursed stone’, experts say, dating from around 800 AD. These stones are associated with the first Christian crosses, of which there is one on the island.

Uruguayan scientists discover the world's oldest proof of animal life

Uruguayan scientists discover the world's oldest proof of animal life

Uruguayan scientists have discovered the oldest evidence of animal life in the world. The discovery has taken place thanks to fossils from 585 million years ago. These fossils are 30 million years older than those previously discovered. They were found in the department of Cerro Largo.

Biography of Francisco de Miranda

Biography of Francisco de Miranda

Francisco de Miranda was one of the great figures of the independence of Spanish America in the 19th century. Many historians consider him one of the pioneers of American emancipation. From his position as a politician and military man, he managed to liberate a large part of Venezuela but ended up being accused of treason and handed over to Spain.

The Revolution of 1830 in Switzerland

The Revolution of 1830 in Switzerland

The July 1830 Revolution that broke out in France and ended the reign of the absolutist King Charles X, unleashed the regenerative movement in Switzerland. Many of the conservative cantons established a representative government and institutionalized freedom of the press and free trade.

Lamb Spring and Signs of North America's First Humans

Lamb Spring and Signs of North America's First Humans

Molly the mammoth lived, grazed and died about 13,000 years ago near a spring that is today a highly developed part of Douglas County. 5,000 years later, the first North American humans spent time at that same spring, where they killed and slaughtered bison. We don't know if humans visited the spring at the same time as Molly, but we do know that the Lamb Spring site offers evidence that they did, and hopefully, the place could rewrite the scientific and cultural history of North America, and perhaps offer the Denver area a new attraction.