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Top 25 Surprising Archaeological Finds
Archaeologists dig through the faint traces of the past to learn more about human history. Of course, you don't excavate vampire burial grounds everyday but on occasion you may find yourself face to face with some fairly intense artifacts.
Car Assembly Line (1936)

Filmed in 1936 at the Chevrolet Plant in Flint, Michigan.

Atomic Bomb Explosion (1951)

1951: Aerial view of an atomic bomb explosion in Nevada.

London in 1927

Rare color video of London in 1927.

6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Simulated

6.8 magnitude earthquake simulated by an underground nuclear explosion.

The Flying Bicycle

This 1962 man-powered plane works using bicycle pedals and was built by Southampton University students for a competition.

World Record Long Jump - Bob Beamon, 1968 Olympics

Bob Beamon destroyed the world record by nearly two feet at the 1968 Mexico Olympics. This jump gave rise to the term "beamonesque" to describe an outstanding feat.


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