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Ancient Ink: How Tattoos Can Reveal Hidden Stories of Past Cultures
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 781 days ago -
The English word tattoo is commonly said to be derived from the Polynesian word tatau or tatu. This Polynesian word means âEUR~to mark somethingâEUR(TM). Additionally, this word is an onomatopoeia, and is derived from the sound that was made by the tools
Fulachtai Fia: Legends of the Mysterious Bronze Age Pits of Ireland
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 781 days ago -
A fulacht fiadh (spelled also as fulacht fian ) (the plural form being fulachtai fia ) is a type of archaeological feature found in Ireland. Such features have also been found in other parts of the British Isles, and are known as burnt mounds
Keeping The Lights On: Israeli Startups Protect Against Dire Cyber Attacks
Science & Tech  (tags: cybersecurity, Israel, electricity grids )

- 782 days ago -
Israel had experienced a severe cyber-attacks on the Israeli Electricity Authority. The attack was handled by the National Infrastructure office & the Israeli National Cyber Bureau. A patch neutralized the attack before it could cause considerable damage
Breathtaking' Solar Eclipse Witnessed By Millions
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science, Sun, Moon, solar eclipse )

- 1099 days ago -
Millions of people in the UK and northern Europe have glimpsed the best solar eclipse in years.
How Tofu Salt Could Make Solar Power Cheaper and Safer
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, energy, environment, interesting, news, research, solar power, science, technology, world )

- 1365 days ago -
Researchers found that magnesium chloride, a salt used to make tofu and de-ice winter roads, can be used to make thin-film solar cells effective, cheap, and nontoxic.
Silbury Hill: The Largest Pre-Historic Mound in Europe
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 1365 days ago -
On Saturday 21 June around 20,000 people descended on Stonehenge to mark the summer solstice sunrise. This ancient prehistoric site has been a place of worship and celebration since time immemorial. Theories abound on why the stones were erected but the r
4,000-Year-Old Burial With Chariots Discovered in South Caucasus
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 1364 days ago -
An ancient burial containing chariots, gold artifacts and possible human sacrifices has been discovered by archaeologists in the country of Georgia, in the south Caucasus.
Golden Rice: No Silver Bullet -- (Yes to GMO Labeling!)
Science & Tech  (tags: business, environment, Genetic Engineering, habitat, news, safety, world, GMOs, GMO, GE, Golden Rice, Rice, Scam, Monsanto, Sygenta, Bayer Crop Sciences, Patents, pesticides, herbicides, toxins )

- 1660 days ago -
13 years after Golden Rice was featured on the cover of Time magazine under the headline "This Rice Could Save a Million Kids a Year," biotech's golden child is back in the headlines. Just when public opposition to GMOs is at a high... and there's voting.
Medicinal and Ritualistic Uses for Chocolate in Mesoamerica
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 1675 days ago -
Chocolate finds its way onto even the most simplistic dessert menus today to satisfy the sweetest sweet-tooth. In ancient Mesoamerica, chocolate was deemed a specialty food, achieving a sacred status
Excavating One of the Nazis' First Concentration Camps
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, history )

- 1675 days ago -
A nearly forgotten camp, built right after Hitler took power, served as a place to develop new torture methods and train people who later ran camps all around Europe.
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