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10 Great Ancient Mysteries Of The Ural Mountains

Share this:<p><b>MessageToEagle.com</b> – Located in Russia, the Ural Mountains offer a unique glimpse into an unknown chapter in ancient history. Was this …

Google Earth

More great exercises to get you in golf shape in five weeks

When creating a workout program to improve your golf swing, focus on exercises that make your body more stable and flexible, then build strength and power, says Golf Digest Fitness Advisor Ben Shear. Last week, he offered six moves for better stability and flexibility. Assuming you've been working …

Workouts

4. The Dog Suicide Bridge

Pretty creepy looking old mansion, right? We wouldn't be surprised if it was haunted, either. It's not actually Overtoun House itself that's the …

Jordan Spieth had the perfect response to his Masters meltdown

Jordan Spieth could have responded in numerous ways to his Masters meltdown. A club slam. Kicking his bag. Cursing. Crying. Keep in mind, he's 22 years old.<p>Instead, when the two-time major winner walked off Augusta's 12th green with a quadruple bogey, Spieth had the perfect retort to his playing …

Israel Patrols Its Southern Border as ISIS Lurks in the Sinai Peninsula

Standing beside a Humvee with a rifle slung over her shoulder, 20-year-old Staff Sergeant Rotem Manzur shields her eyes from the merciless desert …

Ancient Cemetery Found Just A Stone's Throw From Stonehenge

Editor's Blog Photo credit: Overall, researchers have found over 200 graves dating back almost 1,300 years. Wessex Archaeology/Flickr CC BY-NC 2.0In …

Archaeology

Berlin "Nazi" points of interest - Berlin Forum

Save Topic<p>Berlin "Nazi" points of interest<p>Jan 31, 2009, 2:37 PM<p>Hi folks... before anyone jumps on me I'm not trying to be insensitive. I am however …

Who is Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Muqtada al-Sadr isn't an ayatollah.<p>He's not a general and he's not a politician, at least in the conventional sense.<p>But with a single speech he can spark a protest that ends up in with hundreds of Iraqi Shiites storming their parliament. He's commanded a militia of thousands, some who …

Middle East

Donald Trump will not be president: History, polling data and demographics all point to a single result

You won’t have to move to Canada. Trump is more likely to lose in a historic rout than he is to win the White House<p>The GOP nomination is within Donald Trump’s grasp.<p>Trump’s decisive victory in the Indiana primary on Tuesday night drove his two final challengers to withdraw from the race. Whatever …

The Cubs are as good as they can be, but the Nationals can get close

The Cubs are even better than expected, but the Nationals are surprising with a chance to improve.<p>Jason Hammel won't finish the season with an ERA close to Bob Gibson's in 1968. Neither will Gio Gonzalez. Daniel Murphy and Wilson Ramos won't finish 1-2 in the batting race, and Dexter Fowler won't …

Baseball

'No boots on the ground' has its limits as U.S. Navy SEAL is killed in Iraq | Reuters

TEL ASQOF, Iraq (Reuters) - A pickup truck races toward a burning village in northern Iraq, slamming to a halt behind an armored convoy that forms the only barrier between U.S. forces and Islamic State.<p>“We are fighting alongside our American brothers,” says the Kurdish fighter filming the scene, …

Military

Sunken cities reveal secrets of Ancient Egypt | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Until 1996, two of Egypt's greatest cities were missing. Then along came French archeologist Franck Goddio, who made an extraordinary discovery underwater.<p>For 1,000 years, Thonis-Heracleion was completely submerged. Fish made their homes among the rubble of mighty temples; hieroglyphs …

Ancient History

The man who helped save Afghanistan's treasures from ravages of war

Afghanistan usually celebrates its national heroes with pomp and fanfare. But Najibullah Popal is not remembered with the celebratory gunfire that welcomes home a victorious cricket team, or the presidential speeches bestowed on assassinated rebel leaders.<p>His feat – preserving some of the country’s …

Archaeology

Secret atomic role of WWII-era aircraft carrier revealed

A team of underwater archaeologists has pieced together information from declassified government documents and a shipwrecked World War II-era naval vessel to understand the secret role played by one of the most historic U.S. aircraft carriers: the USS Independence.<p>The Independence (CVL 22) was one …

Report: Tim Lincecum will throw for teams this Friday

Free agent right-hander Tim Lincecum will throw for teams in Arizona this Friday, according to an MLB Network report.<p>Tim Lincecum, the former …

Baseball

'There were bullets everywhere': New details emerge about the US Navy SEAL killed by ISIS fire in Iraq

US Army Col Steve Warren, the leader of Operation Inherent Resolve, the US-led mission to degrade and destroy ISIS, told reporters at the Pentagon that Keating was part of the quick reaction force (QRF) that responded to a request for help from a small group of US forces approximately two miles …

Cuneiform Lexical Lists

Lexical lists are compilations of cuneiform signs and word readings written on clay tablets throughout Mesopotamia. From the late 4th millennium BCE …

Israel finds Hamas tunnel under border with Gaza

The Israeli military has uncovered a new Hamas infiltration tunnel penetrating Israel from southern Gaza, on the same day it was revealed that an arrested Hamas member – who had entered Israel – had divulged details of the group’s wider tunnel network.<p>The tunnel discovered on Thursday was the …

Israel

Bangladesh Islamist leader Motiur Rahman Nizami loses final appeal

<b>The head of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party has lost a final appeal against his death sentence for atrocities committed during the war of independence from Pakistan in 1971.</b><p>Motiur Rahman Nizami, 72, was seeking a review of the Supreme Court decision to uphold a war crimes tribunal verdict.<p>He …

Pakistan

5 Leadership Lessons Learned From The Military And What They Mean For You

Leaders—true leaders—aren’t average people. The average person doesn’t choose to swim upstream while others swiftly float downstream, or zig when others choose to zag. But having the courage, character and confidence to enter into the abysmal unknown and create value—personally and …

Leadership

CNN visits nuclear submarine as deep-sea tensions with Russia grow

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The United States once saw the depths of the surrounding oceans as a place of uncontested American dominance. No longer.<p>Russian submarines have become increasing assertive in the Atlantic, and the Pentagon finds itself upping its game to try to maintain its supremacy.<p>"We were …

Military

Syria's Civil War: Go Inside Russia's Base in Latakia

KHMEIMIM AIRBASE, Syria <b>—</b> A "herbal bar" serves calming tea to soldiers as elevator music plays in the background.<p>Just outside, a miniature garden of stones offers airmen another chance to relax at this Russian airbase in northern Syria.<p>"Each stone has its own story,” said one soldier named …

Middle East

So You Lost Money in the Stock Market? Don't Make this Common Tax Mistake to Lose Even More

What you don't understand about capital gains and losses can cost you in a big way.<p>The fact that capital gains and losses are misunderstood by many Americans is not surprising, mainly because of the modifications to the way these gains have been taxed over the past thirty years.<p>Recently, a couple …