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Archaeological Digs Around the World You Can Actually Partake in This Year

You’re going to dig it.

3 Mysteries Archaeologists Still Haven’t Figured Out About Ancient Egypt’s Pyramids

Egyptologists are stumped and so are we.

The Top 15 Inca Sites in and Near Cusco That Are Not Machu Picchu

A Peruvian archeologist gives us the lowdown.

Geologist Daniel Robinson Has Been Missing for Three Months

The Gabby Petito case is turning attention to missing people of color.

This Ancient City in Saudi Arabia Is Like Petra Without the Crowds

Just you and over one hundred millenia-old, rock-hewn monuments.

Popular Attractions To Avoid in Egypt and What To Do Instead

Spoiler: the Great Pyramids are empty.

Your Next Big Trip Should Be Back in Time To Humanity's First City

Visit Çatalhöyük and see how cities started.


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Nerd's guide to Nevada parks

Join these loveable nerds, Jessica and Joe, for a trip down the loneliest road in America and back in time as they explore prehistoric Nevada.


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