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Madrid: Remains of Miguel de Cervantes - author of 'Don Quixote' - believed to have been found in Barefoot Trinitarians convent

USA Today: Scientists on Tuesday said they believe they have found the remains of Spanish literary giant Miguel de Cervantes.

The author of Don Quixote, regarded as a literary masterpiece, was buried in the Barefoot Trinitarians convent in the Spanish capital of Madrid in 1616. 64 more words


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A Pura is a Balinese Hindu temple. and the place of worship for the adherents of Balinese Hinduism in Indonesia. Puras are built in accordance to rules, style, guidance and rituals found in Balinese architecture. 1,252 more words


Archaeologists digging in Bavaria find pretzels that could be more than 300 years old

BERLIN — Archaeologists say two pretzels unearthed during a dig on the banks of the Danube in the German city of Regensburg could be more than 300 years old — and are little different to the doughy product available in the state’s famous beer halls today. 87 more words


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'Oldest human brain' dating back 2,600 years may have been preserved by mud, say archaeologists

BBC: A human brain, believed to be the oldest ever discovered, may have been preserved for over 2,000 years by mud, archaeologists have said.

The organ was found inside a decapitated skull at an Iron Age dig site near York in 2008. 37 more words