science
Hidden Pyramid Among Thousands of Ancient Maya Structures Revealed by New Aerial Survey

Using an airborne laser mapping technique called lidar, an international team of archaeologists has uncovered an astounding number of previously undetected structures belonging to the ancient Maya civilisation – a discovery that’s changing what we know of this remarkable society. Read More >>

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A 2,300 Year Old Mayan Pyramid Was Destroyed for a New Road

In your horrific bulldozing news of the day, a construction company found it to be a good idea to destroy one of Belize's largest Mayan pyramids just so they can use its materials for crushed rock in a road-building project. The 2,300 year old pyramid survived Mother Nature but fell to idiot man. Nice. Read More >>

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Jungle Science: Mayans Actually Didn’t Predict a 2012 Apocalypse

According to recently uncovered jungle etchings, the great Mayan 2012 Apocalypse myth is not only just that—the Mayan calendar actually allowed for octillions of years of world history. So, um, I guess we can all relax now! Read More >>