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In AD 79, the people of Pompeii felt rumblings from the nearby mountain of Vesuvius, but they couldn’t have imagined what would happen next… Written by Emily Bright

from Mail Online

The 'Pompeii' of the Western Front: Archaeologists find the bodies of 21 tragic World War One German soldiers in perfectly preserved trenches where they were buried alive by an Allied shell

A perfectly preserved WW1 German trench that was buried upon impact of a bomb, and remained undiscovered until recently. Great read with some awesome pictures.


The best of Donna Noble - Also, "Listen, I don't know what sort of kids you've been flying around outer space with, but you're not telling me to shut up!"

from Mail Online

Peering inside Pompeii's victims: Scans reveal unprecedented detail

Lost for centuries after being buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79, Pompeii is today one of the world’s most famous – and fascinating – archaeological sites.