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Found: Fresh Clues to Mystery of King Solomon's Mines

Analysis of 3,000-year-old animal waste confirms that an ancient mining complex in Israel dates to the golden age of the biblical monarch.<p>Manure preserved for millennia by the arid climate of Israel’s Timna Valley is adding fresh fuel to a long-simmering debate about the biblical king Solomon and …

An Ancient Pyramid Was Just Discovered in Egypt

Remnants of an ancient pyramid have been discovered by an excavation team in Egypt, the Associated Press reports. The structure is believed to date …

How World War I ushered in the century of oil

On July 7, 1919, a group of U.S. military members dedicated Zero Milestone – the point from which all road distances in the country would be measured …

'When I Was Your Age' And Other Pitfalls Of Talking To Teens About Stress

It's difficult to have a teenager's mind. The brain develops rapidly during the adolescent years, which partially explains why teens experience anger, sadness and frustration so intensely.<p>During these tumultuous years, hormones surge, bodies change and adolescents must face a number of social and …

It’s time to stop looking for yourself

We’re taught to seek our individuality, but perhaps we should just try to fit in and resist the craze for self-improvement<p>A vast array of books and courses is offered on self-development and self-improvement. Our lives seem to be in a state of flux and change, but legions of coaches, therapists and …

Want to strengthen democracy? Exercise your freedom of religion

To be honest, I had never read George Washington’s farewell address until last year’s election. It was then that dismayed citizens like me found a sense of justification for our fears in his warning that excessive partisanship leads to despotism. Yet as I read and reread Washington’s prose, I kept …

Religion

Needing Proof to Believe in Jesus Means You Have No Faith

The new film 'The Case for Christ​' presents a half-baked 'investigation' of Jesus's resurrection myth.<p>If it could be proven that Jesus never rose from the dead after he was brutally crucified, would that be the end of Christianity? Journalist Lee Strobel seemed to think so in 1980 when he spent …

Afghanistan

New stem cell invented that can grow into any tissue in the body, study finds

Salk Institute and Chinese researchers said they have created a new kind of stem cell, one that is more versatile than any other grown in the lab.<p>The …

What Wine Would Jesus Drink? We May Finally Have The Answer

Cheers! 🍷🍷🍷<p>Biblical historians have long pondered what dishes may have been on the table at the Last Supper. One thing that’s almost certain is that Jesus and his disciples were drinking wine.<p>Many elements of the Last Supper remain contested. Scholars even dispute the question of whether the …

Christianity

How Iran became a cradle of civilization

Ancient Persians were visually oriented and close to nature. Artifacts that only narrowly escaped theft are now on show for the first time outside of …

Easter and the Shroud of Turin: ‘Nothing Is Impossible with God’

From a distance and under the microscope, the relic’s authenticity holds up. It’s astonishing.<p><i>“Nothing is impossible with God.”</i><p>— (Luke 1:37)<p>With his …

Theology

Meet The Scientists Trying to Find Jesus's DNA

One of the most sought after 2,000-year-old bones.<p>It was the first stop on an extraordinary journey. On a bright but bitterly cold January afternoon …

Roman emperor's 2,000-year-old summer palace discovered in Turkey

The Roman Empire had lucrative contracts exporting wine and pottery goods from its Eastern provinces.<p>Archaeologists have discovered a Roman emperor's …

How the remains of five 'missing' Archbishops of Canterbury were found by accident

It is a perfect Easter story – except, unlike Jesus’s empty tomb after the Resurrection, this tomb is crammed with the remains of former Archbishops of Canterbury.<p>Last year, during the refurbishment of the Garden Museum, which is housed in a deconsecrated medieval parish church next to Lambeth …

The goddesses of currency

<i>Hillery York is the Collections Manager for the National Numismatic Collection. The objects discussed below are featured in the</i> Women on Money <i>display</i> …