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8,000-Year-Old Heads on Stakes Found in Mysterious Underwater Grave

The discovery of a burial containing 8,000-year-old battered human skulls, including two that still have pointed wooden stakes through them, has left …

Archaeology

Suspended – Medium

This Incredible Virus Attacks Brain Cancer And Actually Boosts Our Immune System

The first therapeutic virus to pass the blood-brain barrier.<p>A study attempting to show that viruses could be delivered to brain tumours has delivered …

Surprise as DNA reveals new group of Native Americans: the ancient Beringians

Genetic analysis of a baby girl who died at the end of the last ice age shows she belonged to a previously unknown ancient group of Native Americans<p>What the ancient DNA discovery tells us about Native American ancestry<p>A baby girl who lived and died in what is now Alaska at the end of the last ice …

Anthropology

Pompeii opens restored homes to visitors

Italy's ancient city of Pompeii has opened three newly restored Roman houses.<p>The Italian Minister of Culture, Dario Francheschini, inaugurated the buildings which are now open to visitors for the first time.<p>The flowered lararium house retains much of its original wall paintings, as well as an area …

Ancient Israel Ritual Site With 12,000-Year-Old Skeletons Is Earliest Evidence of Holiday Feast

<i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>This holiday season millions of families will come together to …

Ellora Caves

Ellora (also known as Elura and, in ancient times, as Elapura) is a sacred site in Maharastra, central India. Ellora is a UNESCO world heritage site …

VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing veterans

HERALD, W.Va. (AP) — A half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent …

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs

A Mysterious 3,000-Year-Old Castle Has Been Found Under a Lake in Turkey

Sometimes legends are true.<p>Sunken cities are typically the stuff of legend, but now archaeologists have found the real thing hiding deep within Lake …

Ginger Is 10,000x Stronger Than Chemo (And Only Kills Cancer Cells), New Study Finds

Turmeric has widely been toted for its effect on cancer, but new research has shown that its cousin ginger is just as powerful. Not only that, an …

10 Reasons You Feel Cold All The Time

Always cold? Here's why<p>Feeling chilly when the AC is blasting is one thing. But if you're always shivering, or your hands and feet feel like blocks …

Armed With NASA Data, South Korea Confronts Its Choking Smog

South Korea faces a chronic dirty air problem that makes it one of the most polluted countries in the world. It's common to hear that neighboring China is to blame, but a joint study by NASA and the Korean government has found there's a lot South Korea can do on its own to cut the smog.<p>On many days …

Pollution

Details Of A Trojan Prince And Sea People Emerge After Mysterious 3,200-Year-Old Stone Slab Is Deciphered

The details of an ancient 3,200-year-old stone slab containing stories of a Trojan prince and a race of people known as the Sea People are finally …

Thirteen natural home remedies for kidney stones

Kidney stones are hard deposits that form in the kidneys. The stones have to travel through the urinary tract to exit the body. This is called …

The French General Who Outfoxed George Washington—and Helped Him Save America

The Revolutionary War’s most important strategic decision wasn’t made by an American.<p>“France is America’s oldest ally. A lot of people don’t know …

The Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipe Is Dairy-Free

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>By now we hope every home cook knows the pure dinnertime pleasure that is chicken in milk. The original dish, credited …

The Way We Get Electricity Is About to Change Forever

Batteries are everywhere these days: in our iPhones, toothbrushes, vacuum cleaners, and electric cars. But batteries—really big batteries—are just …

Natural Gas

Geothermal energy: Why hasn't it caught on yet?

Despite being one of the lowest-cost and most reliable renewable energy sources, harnessing heat from the Earth almost doesn't happen outside …

This Air Conditioning System Beams Excess Heat Into Space (Really)--and Uses 70 Percent Less Energy | Inc.com

Air conditioning use takes a toll on the electrical grid--and on wallets. Now, a California startup has a space-age idea for changing that.<p>SkyCool Systems, a company spun out of Stanford, has created a system that could change the way people cool their homes. It doesn't just involve keeping your …

Clean Energy

A Material That Throws Heat into Space Could Soon Reinvent Air-Conditioning - MIT Technology Review

Eli Goldstein, a fresh-faced cofounder of SkyCool Systems, pulled open the garage door on the side of the Stanford spinout's cramped workspace in …

Clean Energy

How the sky can help make air conditioners at least 20% more efficient

Specially designed fluid-filled roof panels can help make air conditioning significantly more efficient, according to new research.<p>These panels work …

Lost Languages Discovered in One of the World’s Oldest Continuously Run Libraries

Saint Catherine’s Monastery, a sacred Christian site nestled in the shadow of Mount Sinai, is home to one of the world’s oldest continuously used …

Dutch look to build safer nuclear power using thorium

Researchers at a nuclear research facility in the Netherlands are working on building up molten-salt nuclear reactors that would use thorium as a …

Energy

One of Our Fundamental Assumptions About Black Holes Was Just Overturned in The Lab

We have a problem.<p>Black holes are the most intense and mysterious cosmic phenomena in the Universe, and new research shows we understand even less …

Archeologists decipher ancient Babylonian trigonometry tablet

It's long been accepted that the ancient Greeks were responsible for developing the mathematical concept of trigonometry, but a new discovery …

Running For The Exits: Peak Oil Demand

A terminal price decline in oil is inevitable.<p>Trends in EV cost, ICE efficiency, and driverless cars will cripple oil demand.<p>The price decline we …

Oil

Solar panels innovation gives round-the-clock power without pricey battery storage

Imagine if energy from your solar panels could give you hot water around the clock without the need to buy an expensive battery storage unit.<p>That …

Future energy: The technology allowing more oil extraction

<b>Russian engineer Alex Barak has been coaxing oil out of the ground for a long time.</b><p>Seventeen years ago, he was responsible for work at a particularly troublesome oil field in Kazakhstan.<p>"That oil field, Karazhanbas, was a real dog," he recalls, explaining that the oil there was very viscous, making …

Germany's UNESCO World Heritage site: the oldest Ice Age artworks

The six caves holding the oldest figurative artworks made by humans were discovered in the Swabian Alp region. In 2017 they have been declared a …

The 15 Greenest Countries in the World

Solar and wind energies are becoming way cheaper, and these nations have taken notice.<p>There are 195 countries in the world, some of which are keen on …