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Surprising 5,000-Year-Old Cannabis Trade
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 4 hours ago -
The nomad tribe known as the Yamnaya, who were among the founders of the European civilization, may have been the first pot dealers, archaeologists say. Moreover, they were responsible for the first transcontinental trade of cannabis...
A Pharaoh Thrice Buried The Mystery of the Tombs of Pharaoh Akhenaten
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 4 hours ago -
Pharaoh Akhenaten is one of the most mysterious kings of Ancient Egypt. Researchers have discovered three tombs dedicated to him all full of even more secrets. These tombs do, however, provide fascinating hints about the enigmatic pharaohâEUR(TM)s life
Remains of Canal Found in Yinxu Oracle Site
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 4 hours ago -
Famous for the discovery of oracle bones and script, the Yinxu site, or Yin Ruins, in today's Henan Province are once again in the spotlight with the excavation of a complete canal system in the ancient capital...
Governor McCroryâEUR(TM)s Environmental Agency Has Proposed a Plan That Would Allow Polluters to Release Toxic Air Pollution With No
Environment  (tags: air pollution, toxic, environment, government, healthconditions, humans, nature, pollution, Gov. Mc Crory of NC )

- 11 hours ago -
Please help North Carolina residents to breathe healthy non-toxic air. This will cause many health problems such as asthma and will not hold polluters accountable Please sign this ~~Petition~~ Thank you
China Firm Fined for Pollution in Landmark Case
World  (tags: Our Chinese Brothers and Sisters Hard At )

- 3 hours ago -
The Jinghua Group Zhenhua Decoration Glass Limited Company, based in Dezhou in the eastern province of Shandong, was ordered to pay nearly 22 million yuan ($3.3 million) for its surplus emission of pollutants and told to make a public apology.
Fukushima River Radiation 200 Times Higher Than Pacific Ocean
Environment  (tags: Fukushima )

- 4 hours ago -
Radioactive contamination residing in the seabed off the Fukushima coast is hundreds of times above the levels of pre-2011, whereas contamination in local rivers is up to 200 times higher than ocean sediment.
Personal Update - 7/23/2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal )

- 3 hours ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, and a homemade cartoon (shown). If you would like me to send you cards with links to my articles, add me as a friend. Today's only article from me.
New Study Shows Desert Mangroves Are Major Source of Carbon Storage
Science & Tech  (tags: reresearch, environment )

- 4 hours ago -
Researchers found that short, stunted mangroves living along the coastal desert of Baja California store up to five times more carbon below ground than their lush, tropical counterparts.
2,000 Year Old Feces From the Silk Road Reveal Spread of Infectious Diseases
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 4 hours ago -
Once travelled by famous historical figures such as Marco Polo and Genghis Khan, the Silk Road was a hugely important network of transport routes connecting eastern China with Central Asia, the Middle East and Europe. It came to prominence...
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