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@paulnicklen on assignment for @Natalie Brewer.  @betonavablank, a National Geographic Grantee and his wife, Susan Bird  carefully observe “Naia,” a 12,000- to 13,000-year-old teenage girl whose remains were found in the Hoyo Negro cave on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula.  Naia is the oldest, most complete, genetically intact human skeleton discovered in the New World.  These accomplished divers along with Alejandro 'Alex' Alvarez and Franco Attolini made this discovery after exploring countless…

Photo by Paul Nicklen/National Geographic Divers Alberto Nava and Susan Bird transport the Hoyo Negro skull to an underwater turntable so that it can be photographed in order to create a model.

Mayan Ruins Some of the most amazing Mayan ruins are located in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

Some of the most amazing Mayan Ruins are located in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Find information about the most important Mayan Ruins of Mexico.

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The great Kiva in Chetro Ketl at Chaco Culture National Historical Park, photo Steve Collins

300,000-year-old hearth found: Microscopic evidence shows repeated fire use in one spot over time. Humans, by most estimates, discovered fire over a million years ago. A team of Israeli scientists recently discovered the earliest evidence -- dating to around 300,000 years ago -- of unequivocal repeated fire building over a continuous period. These findings hint that those prehistoric humans already had a highly advanced social structure and intellectual capacity.

hearth found: Microscopic evidence shows repeated fire use in one spot over time -- ScienceDaily

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Magazine's 2013 Photo Contest Winners

Scuba Diving Magazine's 2013 Photo Contest Winners CAVE by Pietro Formis - Ras Mohammed, Egypt

Fort Antonia, Herod's fortress used to oversee the Temple Mount, sat on this outcropping of rock that served as the foundation of the north wall of the Temple Mount. There are several things to notice in this photo:  the outcropping of bedrock from Mount Moriah (bottom right corner), the remains of the original Herodian ashlars (about 26 remain) that were placed on the rockscarp and served as the outside of Fort Antonia’s south wall and also as the inside of the Temple Mount’s north wall.

Fort Antonia, Herod's fortress used to oversee the Temple Mount, sat on this outcropping of rock that served as the foundation of the north wall of the Temple Mount. There are several things to notice in this photo: the outcropping of bedrock from Mount Moriah (bottom right corner), the remains of the original Herodian ashlars (about 26 remain) that were placed on the rockscarp and served as the outside of Fort Antonia’s south wall and also as the inside of the Temple Mount’s north wall.

Primigenia Submarino Bosque Descubierto en Golfo de México

Primeval Underwater Forest Discovered in Gulf of Mexico

A primeval underwater ocean Bald Cypress forest has been unearthed just a few miles off the coast of Alabama. Here, a sonar map reveals its extent.

The cave that housed generations of early humans for 65,000 years

The cave that housed generations of early humans for 65,000 years

Pass the seven different meat options, the corn porridge and the jug of water, please.

NEW YORK — Say “wild” and “New York City,” and few might fill in these blanks: a flock of feral turkeys causing a flap in a city that defines urbanity.

This is Why You Don't Hide Under a Tree During a Lightning Storm | TheYearThatWas.in #TYTW2014

The Most Amazing Science Images Of 2014

Via the US National Weather Service comes this staggering footage of a lightning bolt making matchsticks of a tree in Upstate New York.

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