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Was a Murdered Russian Ex-Politician to Testify Against Paul Manafort in Treason Trial?

By David Emery Unreliable sources claimed that Denis Voronenkov, a Vladimir Putin critic who was shot dead in Ukraine in March 2017, was slated to testify against Trump’s former campaign manager. …read more

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Did you know that while penniless and dying, Ulysses S Grant wrote a book of memoirs so his wife

By noreply@blogger.com (sami Ahlasa)

Did you know that while penniless and dying, Ulysses S Grant wrote a book of memoirs so his wife could live off of the royalties. Mark Twain heard the best …read more

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Did you know that just the stress of being poor is enough to lower someone's intelligence from

By noreply@blogger.com (sami Ahlasa)

Did you know that just the stress of being poor is enough to lower someone’s intelligence from average to borderline mentally deficient and reduce their IQ score by 14 points …read more

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Did you know that Pepsi is being sued because of its Naked Juice marketing. While the juice..

By noreply@blogger.com (sami Ahlasa)

Did you know that Pepsi is being sued because of its Naked Juice marketing. While the juice is marketed as “healthy”, it actually has a higher sugar content than an …read more

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Woman Claims Creature Has Two Heads, Three Eyes and No Tail

By Paul Seaburn

Herpetologists will tell you that two-headed snakes and other multi-headed reptiles are rare but not unusual creatures usually suffering from polycephaly, a condition caused by twin embryos not separating completely, …read more

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First Depiction of Human Parasite Found in Medieval Painting

By Brett Tingley

One of the creepiest and most nauseating parasitic infections is dracunculiasis, also known as Guinea worm disease (GWD). Jimmy Carter’s least favorite parasite is spread by certain species of …read more

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Bones Reveal Gruesome Fate of Scottish Clan Members Who Were Smoked to Death in a Cave

By Mark Miller

Bones Reveal Gruesome Fate of Scottish Clan Members Who Were Smoked to Death in a Cave

More than 400 years ago, the Macleod clan massacred about 400 of the Macdonalds on the Isle of Eigg in Scotland, when the Macleods smoked them to death in a …read more

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"The fact that there's liquid water underneath the surface which we know from previous missions, in particular from the magnetometer observations made by the Galileo spacecraft as it flew past [in the 1990s], makes it one of the most exciting potential targets to look for life," http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-38925601

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“The fact that there’s liquid water underneath the surface which we know from previous missions, in particular from the magnetometer observations made by the Galileo spacecraft as it flew past …read more

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"The fact that there's liquid water underneath the surface which we know from previous missions, in particular from the magnetometer observations made by the Galileo spacecraft as it flew past [in the 1990s], makes it one of the most exciting potential targets to look for life," http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-38925601

By FBRSS.com

“The fact that there’s liquid water underneath the surface which we know from previous missions, in particular from the magnetometer observations made by the Galileo spacecraft as it flew past …read more

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"Dating to 1375 B.C., these words are from the collection of tablets known as the Amarna Correspondence, a cache of diplomatic exchanges discovered in the late 19th century. Historians identify the king of Egypt as Akhenaten, but who was writing to him? And where was Alashiya?Many historians feel that the most likely candidate for copper-rich Alashiya is in Cyprus. But the story of identifying the lost city near the modern-day Cypriot village of Enkomi is filled with archaeological blunders and near misses.It is now known that during the Late Bronze Age, from the 15th to 11th centuries B.C., the Enkomi site was one of Cyprus’s significant cities, a center of the copper trade, which was the island’s main source of wealth. Unlike the nearby ancient city of Salamis whose Roman ruins stand to this day (not to be confused with the Island of Salamis just west of Athens), few traces of the ancient site now known as Enkomi remained."http://www.nationalgeographic.com/archaeology-and-history/magazine/2017/03-04/enkomi-cyprus-ancient-city-copper-bronze/

By FBRSS.com

“Dating to 1375 B.C., these words are from the collection of tablets known as the Amarna Correspondence, a cache of diplomatic exchanges discovered in the late 19th century. Historians identify …read more

Source:: <a href=http://www.nationalgeographic.com/archaeology-and-history/magazine/2017/03-04/enkomi-cyprus-ancient-city-copper-bronze/ target="_blank" title=""Dating to 1375 B.C., these words are from the collection of tablets known as the Amarna Correspondence, a cache of diplomatic exchanges discovered in the late 19th century. Historians identify the king of Egypt as Akhenaten, but who was writing to him? And where was Alashiya?

Many historians feel that the most likely candidate for copper-rich Alashiya is in Cyprus. But the story of identifying the lost city near the modern-day Cypriot village of Enkomi is filled with archaeological blunders and near misses.

It is now known that during the Late Bronze Age, from the 15th to 11th centuries B.C., the Enkomi site was one of Cyprus’s significant cities, a center of the copper trade, which was the island’s main source of wealth. Unlike the nearby ancient city of Salamis whose Roman ruins stand to this day (not to be confused with the Island of Salamis just west of Athens), few traces of the ancient site now known as Enkomi remained.”
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"Dating to 1375 B.C., these words are from the collection of tablets known as the Amarna Correspondence, a cache of diplomatic exchanges discovered in the late 19th century. Historians identify the king of Egypt as Akhenaten, but who was writing to him? And where was Alashiya?Many historians feel that the most likely candidate for copper-rich Alashiya is in Cyprus. But the story of identifying the lost city near the modern-day Cypriot village of Enkomi is filled with archaeological blunders and near misses.It is now known that during the Late Bronze Age, from the 15th to 11th centuries B.C., the Enkomi site was one of Cyprus’s significant cities, a center of the copper trade, which was the island’s main source of wealth. Unlike the nearby ancient city of Salamis whose Roman ruins stand to this day (not to be confused with the Island of Salamis just west of Athens), few traces of the ancient site now known as Enkomi remained."http://www.nationalgeographic.com/archaeology-and-history/magazine/2017/03-04/enkomi-cyprus-ancient-city-copper-bronze/

By FBRSS.com

“Dating to 1375 B.C., these words are from the collection of tablets known as the Amarna Correspondence, a cache of diplomatic exchanges discovered in the late 19th century. Historians identify …read more

Source:: <a href=http://www.nationalgeographic.com/archaeology-and-history/magazine/2017/03-04/enkomi-cyprus-ancient-city-copper-bronze/ target="_blank" title=""Dating to 1375 B.C., these words are from the collection of tablets known as the Amarna Correspondence, a cache of diplomatic exchanges discovered in the late 19th century. Historians identify the king of Egypt as Akhenaten, but who was writing to him? And where was Alashiya?

Many historians feel that the most likely candidate for copper-rich Alashiya is in Cyprus. But the story of identifying the lost city near the modern-day Cypriot village of Enkomi is filled with archaeological blunders and near misses.

It is now known that during the Late Bronze Age, from the 15th to 11th centuries B.C., the Enkomi site was one of Cyprus’s significant cities, a center of the copper trade, which was the island’s main source of wealth. Unlike the nearby ancient city of Salamis whose Roman ruins stand to this day (not to be confused with the Island of Salamis just west of Athens), few traces of the ancient site now known as Enkomi remained.”
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/archaeology-and-history/magazine/2017/03-04/enkomi-cyprus-ancient-city-copper-bronze/” >FB-RSS feed for sacredtexts

Space Rock Mystery: Where Did the Fukang Meteorite Come From?

By dhwty

Pallasite (Fukang Meteorite

The Fukang Meteorite is the name given to a meteorite that was discovered in China. The Fukang Meteorite belongs to a class of stony-iron meteorite known as Pallasite, which may …read more

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Pandora: The Tale of a Good Girl Gone Bad?

By Veronica Parkes

Pandora, lifting the lid of the ‘pithos'. By Nicolas Régnier

When Pandora opened her box, as the Ancient Greek myth goes, all manner of evil was released into the world – ending the Golden Age of man and forsaking them …read more

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Ghosts, Hobbits or Cannibals? The Legend of Ebu Gogo, the Secret Tribe of Wild Grandmother Flesheaters

By MartiniF

Ghosts, Hobbits or Cannibals? The Legend of Ebu Gogo, the Secret Tribe of Wild Grandmother Flesheaters

“On the Indonesian island of Flores, these ladies have been famous for centuries. Known as Ebu Gogo, which means Granny Flesheater, they are small, hairy, elf-like creatures who live in …read more

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A Match Made in Greek Legend: What Happened When Heracles Met the Snake Woman?

By Carly Silver

A Match Made in Greek Legend: What Happened When Heracles Met the Snake Woman?

While completing his Twelve Labors, the Greek hero Heracles (a.k.a. Hercules) got up to tons of mischief—and that included bedding a lot of women. In the process, he fathered a …read more

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