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Translation of 3,000-Year-Old Egyptian Will Reveals Family Disputes Similar to Today
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 17 hours ago -
Unlike ancient Latin and Greek texts, Egyptian hieroglyphs have been mostly inaccessible for the average ancient history enthusiast. But this is beginning to change with a collection of texts that have been translated into English...
Peering Through Time: Early Mirrors in Mesoamerica - Elite Item and Divination Tool
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 17 hours ago -
Mirrors are known to have been used by human beings for thousands of years. The earliest examples of manufactured mirrors come from Anatolia . These were made from pieces of polished stone, and have been dated to around 6000 BC ....
7,000-Year-Old Ceramic Fragment With Signs, Symbols and Swastika May Be One of the Oldest Examples of Writing
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 17 hours ago -
While excavating the ancient Roman site of Ad Putea in modern Riben, Bulgaria, researchers made a startling discovery âEUR" an artifact that they believe may be one of the earliest attempts of writing in the world. This intriguing piece was found...
Unsolved Prehistoric Enigma Of Sophisticated Spiro People And Their Mysterious Mounds
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 16 hours ago -
One of the most important archaeological discoveries in Oklahoma and the entire North America was the Spiro Mounds Site. The people of Spiro Mounds once ruled most of present day America.....
It May Be Time To Say "Hi!" to the Anthropocene Epoch
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, humans, nature, Sustainabililty, water, weather, wildlife, world, oceans, habitatdestruction, habitat, globalwarming, climatechange, climate-change, CO2emissions, climate, conservation, endangered )

- 14 hours ago -
The International Geological Congress is considering naming a new epoch in the geological history of the planet. The smart money is on their claiming that this new epoch began in 1950!
When Bassist Flea Met Koko the Gorilla
Offbeat  (tags: Entertainment, Arts, Animal, Man )

- 1 day ago -
Red Hot Chili Peppers' bassist Flea says meeting Koko the gorilla was an experience he will never forget.
Why Do Americans Keep Thinking Their Airports Are Under Attack?
Offbeat  (tags: Air Transport, Threatening Terror Attack, USA )

- 22 hours ago -
Frightened travellers fled Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Sunday in the latest case of panic at US airports and other public gathering places. Are Americans getting jumpier about the threat of attack?
Apple Should Repay Ireland 13bn Euros, European Commission Rules
Offbeat  (tags: Ireland, Apple, Ruling, European Commission )

- 22 hours ago -
Ireland should recover up to â,¬13bn (£11bn) from Apple in back taxes, the European Commission has ruled. After a three-year investigation, it has concluded that the US firm's Irish tax benefits are illegal.
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