The mysteries of Stonehenge are revealed sometimes by unusual methods—forgetting to water its grass or whacking its stones with quartz. In this case, it just took four years of staring at the ground. A new underground survey reveals a vast complex of unknown Neolithic monuments near Stonehenge, including a huge…
One of the mysteries of Stonehenge has been solved because someone was too lazy to get a longer hose.
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We know that the rocks of Stonehenge were carried there from over 200 miles away, but we've never known why. Now, researchers say they believe it was for the special sonic qualities of a particular kind of stone—and that Stonehenge might have served as a bell-like instrument.
This handsome-looking chap doesn't look a day over 40—but in fact he's 5,500 years old. This is a startlingly life-like reconstruction of a prehistoric skull buried near the UK's Stonehenge which is 5,500 years old.
The decrepit old visitor center at Stonehenge has been too small and too old for decades. In fact, it's been described with typical Brit candor as "disgraceful" and an "embarrassment" to England. Finally, this month, a new, $44 million visitors' center has opened—here's a look inside.
Tired of trekking all the way to the English countryside just to perform your druid rituals at the actual Stonehenge site? Do you wish there was a more convenient way? Well your prayers—or chants, or whatever—have been answered with this inflatable alternative.
Remember that time you carried that box home and it was like sooo heavy? Yeah, shut up. The quarry where some of Stonehenge's original rocks came from has been discovered, and the people of 5,000 years ago dragged them 160 miles.
Stonehenge. How the heck was it built? The latest theory, from a student, says since the Stone Age men didn't have the wheel, they could have built rails with wooden balls inside to transport the massive stone pieces.
One of the most puzzling mysteries is how Stonehenge, the prehistoric circle of stones in England, came to be. We know it was built around 4,500 years ago, and the stones came from Wales, some 250km away...but how?
This is truly a Stonehenge monument that is in danger of being crushed by a dwarf. This odd little watch allows you to tell the local time or predict the winter and summer solstices. It includes a standard watch on the outside and a compass for lining yourself up with the ley lines that encircle our strange Earth.