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Divers in Mexico Have Discovered the World’s Largest Flooded Cave

The Yucatan Peninsula is renowned for its extensive network of submerged tunnels and caves. Now, after searching for near two decades, divers with the Gran Acuífero Maya project have proven that two massive caverns are connected, making it the largest known flooded cave on Earth. Read More >>

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Parts of That ‘Lost Maya City’ Might Actually Be a Marijuana Farm

In a story that keeps on getting weirder, a scientist familiar with the Mexican region where a Canadian teen claims to have discovered a lost Mayan settlement says at least one of these features is either an abandoned cornfield—or a marijuana operation. Read More >>

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Experts Doubt That a Teen Found a Lost Mayan City

A Canadian teen says he discovered a lost Mayan city using ancient star maps and satellite images provided by NASA and Google. As the remarkable story went viral yesterday, a number of experts spoke out, saying it’s highly unlikely that these features are those of a forgotten Mayan settlement. Read More >>