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The day an Irish worker discovered an ancient manuscript, linking Irish church to Egypt

The conservator called the finding miraculous: “We never before had to deal with a manuscript recovered from a bog."<p>In 2006 an Irish worker …

Whoa: Lack of Sleep Affects Kids' Brains Differently Than Adults

Here's one more reason to make sure your kids are getting enough sleep.<p>Do your kids get enough sleep? I know mine don't. Because even though my husband and I know establishing healthy bedtime routines is key, when you factor in after-school activities and sports and homework, there are probably …

Parenting

Top 2016 Black Friday Tablet Deals Include Kindle Fire, iPad Pro and Samsung Galaxy Tabs

Tablets that will be discounted this Black Friday season include Apple's popular tablets, iPad mini 2 and iPad Pro. There are also Amazon's …

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Free Shopping Apps for Black Friday Deals

Getting the best deals on Black Friday used to be simpler. You'd just wait for the Sunday newspaper, check your local retailers' ads in the …

D.C.’s Bible Museum to debut with $42M worth of cutting edge technology

Expect a digital guide, projection mapping, and a digital entry arcade ceiling<p>Washington, D.C.’s newest religious museum is set to unveil next year with a location only three blocks from the U.S. Capitol. Recently, The Museum of the Bible released information on the $42 million high-tech experience …

Unique Dental Prosthesis Made Of Human Teeth Found In Medieval Tomb

Share this:<p><b>MessageToEagle.com –</b> During archaeological excavation, carried out in the S. Francesco Monastery at Lucca (Tuscany, Italy), a golden, …

Psiquiatra dice que Guarionex tomaba un medicamento que inhibe el autocontrol

El exagente está imputado de matar a tres policías.<p>Ponce. El psiquiatra Víctor Santiago Noa declaró hoy que para el 28 de diciembre de 2015 el …

Scientists locate site where ancient Roman armies breached Jerusalem walls

Archaeologists say they've found evidence of a battlefield from the Roman emperor Titus' siege of Jerusalem in A.D. 70.<p>Recent excavations revealed a section of the so-called "Third Wall" of Jerusalem that Titus' army breached on its way to conquering the city, according to the Israel Antiquities …

Priest in Haiti with passion for mission tells God to 'hurry up'

WASHINGTON — In the first 22 years of ministry in a Haitian outpost so rural that no road led to it, Father Joseph Philippe did some amazing things — …

A guide to Cayman’s public enemy No. 1: mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are so tiny – their average weight is 2.5 milligrams, their fastest flight is 1.5 miles per hour; and they drink only 5-millionths of a …

Evidence of New World religious dialogue found in Caribbean cave

Anglo-Puerto Rican team discovers Latin inscriptions and Christograms next to spiritual iconography by indigenous peoples<p>Early European colonisers of the Americas are generally seen as religious zealots and violent oppressors, but the discovery of a cave on an uninhabited Caribbean island may lead …

Archaeology

¿Por qué los premios Emmy se llaman así?

Los <b>premios Emmy</b> se entregan anualmente durante una espectacular ceremonia a los mejores programas y actores del año de la televisión norteamericana. …

Joyas lingüísticas del reguetón

Posted at 15:42h in Etimología, Gramática, Léxico by Juan Romeu 34 Comentarios<p>Hace algún tiempo se atribuyó a Pitbull —parece que por error— una cita …

Los peligros de peregrinar a Compostela en la Edad Media

Un libro retrata la vida de los caminantes en una época en la que la información era escasa<p>El flujo de peregrinos que recorren el Camino de Santiago …

Who was Sattjeni? Tomb reveals secrets about ancient Egyptian elite

Two eyes painted on a newly discovered Egyptian coffin seem to stare out from across millennia, conveying the secrets of the ancient Egyptian elite.<p>The coffin, discovered this year in the necropolis at Qubbet el-Hawa across the Nile River from Aswan, belonged to an important local woman, Sattjeni, …

The dangers of rebranding prostitution as ‘sex work’

In an extract from her new book, Pimp State, activist Kat Banyard argues that prostitution is sexual exploitation. Decriminalising this industry only legitimises the abuse of women<p>The steady creep of “sex work” into 21st-century vernacular is neither incidental nor accidental. The term didn’t just …

World Health Organization

Venezuelan film Desde Alla wins top Venice festival award

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1193000/1193195_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524751246_6a23bb0bef88514232c4059e70175a9f<p><b>A Venezuelan film set among the chaos and violence of Caracas - Desde Alla, or From Afar - has won the top Golden Lion prize at the Venice film</b> …

El insulto de una nación al hombre que lo dio todo por España

"Gracias a la libertad de expresión, hoy ya es posible decir que un gobernante es un inútil sin que nos pase nada. Al gobernante tampoco".<p><b>–Jaume</b> …

Pope urged to end Catholic Church's 'just war' teachings

<b>Members of a Vatican conference have called on Pope Francis to renounce the Catholic Church's "just war" theory and develop a new doctrine of "just peace".</b><p>The event, hosted by Catholic peace groups, said the long-held theory had too often been used to "endorse rather than prevent or limit war".<p>"We …

El archivero catalán que manipuló los documentos de la Edad Media

Próspero de Bofarull i Mascaró, director del Archivo de la Corona de Aragón, decidió, hacia 1847, reescribir el Llibre del Repartiment del Regne de …

Barras de sangre

La señera se consolidó como símbolo a partir del siglo XIX. La estrella independentista es del XX.<p>La bandera catalana, con sus cuatro franjas rojas …

‘Club Drug’ Ketamine Provides Hope in Fight Against Depression

Scientists are increasingly convinced that ketamine, a popular “club drug,” may be a viable treatment option for people who suffer from depression. …

Depression

Otto: Aplicación móvil "Burea"

<b>Locales</b> - hace 5 horas<p>El Negociado del Instituto de Ciencias Forenses enfrenta necesidad de investigadores forenses.<p><b>Locales</b> - hace 22 días<p>Si el …

Koh-i-Noor: India says it still wants return of priceless diamond

<b>The Indian government says it is still seeking to reclaim the Koh-i-Noor diamond from Britain, despite telling India's Supreme Court otherwise.</b><p>The gem came into British hands in the 19th Century and is part of the Crown Jewels on show at the Tower of London.<p>Ownership of the priceless gem is an …

Story of cities #27: Singapore – the most meticulously planned city in the world

Lee Kuan Yew’s vice-like grip on power helped create a byword for cleanliness, efficiency and safety. What lies beneath this ‘Disneyland with the death penalty’?<p>On 12 May 2015, a Singapore court sentenced Amos Yee, an outspoken 16-year-old video blogger who had been tried as an adult, to four weeks …

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400-year-old dress found in shipwreck sheds light on plot to pawn crown jewels

Dress was lost when part of a royal fleet sank in bad weather crossing from Dover to the Netherlands in 1642<p>A 400-year-old silk dress discovered in a shipwreck off the Dutch coast has shed new light on a daring top-secret mission to pawn the crown jewels on the eve of the English civil war. The …

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La Higa, la Mano de la Diosa

La Higa es un amuleto protector originario de la Península Ibérica pero que con el tiempo se difundió por diferentes partes del mundo adoptando …

This is what happens when your phone isn’t in flight mode on a plane - Pocket-lint

Doing something because you're told to, without an explanation, can be annoying can't it? That's why we've often put our phones in flight mode on a …

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