1. Archaeologists using LIDAR technology have discovered a vast network of previously undocumented medieval cities near Cambodia’s Angkor Wat temple that would have been part of the largest empire on earth in the 12th century.
2. A team of divers in say they have discovered treasure that could have belonged to the infamous 17th-Century Scottish pirate Captain William Kidd.
3. A new interpretation of a painting inside an Egyptian tomb has shed new light on how ancient Egyptians moved stones to build the pyramids.
4. Treasure salvor Brent Brisben, owner of the 1715 Fleet – Queens Jewels company, told CBS that among the vast number of gold coins they found on July 30 and 31, 2015, off the coast of Vero Beach were nine extremely rare Royals. Royals are gold coins made specifically for King Philip V of Spain, who reigned from 1700 until his death in 1746. Only a few of these coins were made, and each piece is valued at $300,000.
5. April 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the completion of the demolition of the Kowloon Walled City, a largely ungoverned slum that was once considered the densest settlement on Earth.
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