2,200-year-old depiction of a cat is uncovered etched into a Peruvian hillside

2,200-year-old depiction of a cat is uncovered etched into a Peruvian hillside during work to make a lookout for people to view other ancient drawings Researchers have discovered new geoglyph etched into hillside in southern Peru The Nazca lines design appears to depict a giant cat and measures 120 feet long Archaeologists made discovery while … Read more 2,200-year-old depiction of a cat is uncovered etched into a Peruvian hillside

Ex-Manchester United Patrice Evra’s wife uncovered affair after seeing his girlfriend in their home

Ex-Manchester United ace Patrice Evra’s wife learned of his secret affair after seeing pictures of his new girlfriend inside their family home – after he told her he was going to London for work but never came back Manchester United’s Patrice Evra, 39, left Sandra, 39, heartbroken in January    Former ace told wife he was ‘leaving … Read more Ex-Manchester United Patrice Evra’s wife uncovered affair after seeing his girlfriend in their home

Hidden history of York’s medieval city walls to be uncovered in major of excavation

Hidden history of York’s medieval city walls to be uncovered in major of excavation of an ancient tower that is cracking under the weight of its famous walkway 14th century Tower Two has been steadily deteriorating for around five years  Widening fissure is caused by weight of walkway which was built in 18th century  Tower was … Read more Hidden history of York’s medieval city walls to be uncovered in major of excavation

Viking board game pieces uncovered with a metal detector go up for auction 

A rare complete set of Viking gaming pieces has been put up for sale after being discovered in a field by a metal detectorist.  Retired miner Mick Bott, 73, made the find at a site in Torksey, Lincolnshire, where the Vikings formed a winter camp in AD 872. The camp was used as the Vikings’ … Read more Viking board game pieces uncovered with a metal detector go up for auction 

A new insurance scam was uncovered every 5 minutes in 2019

Some 107,000 fraudulent insurance claims, worth a total of £1.2billion, were uncovered by insurers in 2019, new data has revealed. A new scam was uncovered every five minutes, equating to 300 fraudulent claims, and just over 2,000 false applications being detected every day, according to research from the Association of British Insurers (ABI). The frauds … Read more A new insurance scam was uncovered every 5 minutes in 2019

Pictures of hero British captain’s tank corps during Russian Revolution uncovered in garden shed

Remarkable pictures showing hero British captain’s tank corps alongside Cossack warriors during the Russian Revolution are uncovered in a garden shed 100 years on A collection of photographs taken by British Army Captain Reginald Shaw MBE were found in a garden shed The photos were taken in South Russia between 1919 and 1920 when British … Read more Pictures of hero British captain’s tank corps during Russian Revolution uncovered in garden shed

Coughing into an uncovered elbow lets more droplets out than your hand

Using an unsleeved elbow to cover your mouth when you cough is LESS effective at stopping the spread of coronavirus than using your hand, study shows Researchers examined the flow of a cough from different types of mouth covers They found N95 masks perform the best and any mask is better than no mask Covering … Read more Coughing into an uncovered elbow lets more droplets out than your hand

Builder’s cheeky graffiti poking fun at their boss in 1830 uncovered during mansion´s restoration

Cheeky graffiti from 1830 by builders mocking their boss’s belly is uncovered during mansion’s £5million roof restoration The 190-year-old banter was found in Wentworth Woodhouse, South Yorkshire Carpenters Jack Falding, Jack Vickers and Jack Wragg boasted about drinking The jokes were discovered by joiners Joe Hutchinson and Jack Richmond  By Joe Davies For Mailonline Published: 13:36 BST, 8 … Read more Builder’s cheeky graffiti poking fun at their boss in 1830 uncovered during mansion´s restoration

First ever proof of meteorite killing a man uncovered in 1888 report to Ottoman sultan

First ever proof a meteorite killed a human: Study uncovers 1888 report to Ottoman sultan of a meteor ‘falling like rain’ and killing a man and paralysing another  Researchers at the Meteoritical Society found evidence of event in August 1888  Documents kept by Turkish government archives describe a meteorite in Iraq  It fell on village … Read more First ever proof of meteorite killing a man uncovered in 1888 report to Ottoman sultan

12 shipwrecks uncovered in the east Med dating from 300 BC

Archaeologists have found shipwrecks in the Mediterranean filled with hundreds of artefacts including Chinese porcelain, jugs, coffee pots, peppercorns and illicit tobacco pipes.  A British-led expedition found a cluster of 12 ships on the sea bed, 1.2 miles below the surface of the Levantine Sea, using sophisticated robots. The ships were recovered in ancient ‘shipping … Read more 12 shipwrecks uncovered in the east Med dating from 300 BC