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Long-lost Roman library reemerges in Germany after 2,000 years in darkness

When the Romans expanded across Europe 2,000 years ago, they made inroads into almost every corner of the continent, fighting as far away as Scotland and sending its coins to what today is Estonia.<p>But Germany posed a particular challenge. In the year 9 of our modern calendar system, the Romans …

German History

Here’s Why Every Photographer Needs to Own a Nifty Fifty (50mm) Lens: Two-Minute Tip

Our video from last year on “7 Reasons Why a 50mm Lens Is All You Need for Great Photography,” proved to be an all-time favorite. That clip, which …

Cameras

If You're Struggling to Lose Weight, This Easy Diet Change Could Help

Diet is key if you're trying to lose body fat, and creating a calorie deficit is essential. Staying on track with calorie cutting can be so difficult, especially if you're exercising (it can increase hunger) or cutting out your favorite foods (it increases cravings).<p>Personal trainer Mounir Azegra, …

Body Fat

How to Make Your Photos Pop, According to Pro Landscape Photographer Tom Mackie

Pro photographer Tom Mackie gets so many questions about how to make photos “pop,” he decided to do a whole video on the subject, which we have …

Photography

You Should Use a Cast-Iron Skillet to Grill Your Steak, Here’s Why

Using a cast-iron skillet on the grill is the key to giving your steak the perfect crust and a tender, juicy inside.<p>There’s more than one way to …

Cast Iron Skillet

Seafood Soups and Stews From Around the World - Chowhound

The ocean covers roughly 70 percent of the entire planet and touches numerous shores spanning the globe, so it’s no surprise that so many countries …

Palm Oil

Archaeologists in Egypt discover mummification workshop

1 / 9<p>A photographer films a gilded silver mummy mask found on the face of the mummy of the second priest of Mut, as it is displayed during a press …

Mexico's president-elect shuns guards, asks 'people' for protection

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador left the country's national palace on Tuesday in the front passenger seat of a white Volkswagen Jetta, swarmed by hundreds of jubilant supporters including one waving a live rooster.<p>There was not a bodyguard in sight.<p>Since …

16 Crowd-Pleasing Grilled Fish and Seafood Recipes

Summer and seafood go together like sundresses and espadrilles. The only thing that could make this beautiful combo even more perfect? By tossing …

'Immigrant, homosexual, all-around badass': America, meet one of your military heroes.

Hey! Here's a thing many Americans don't — but should — know:<p>That's right! A gay dude played a pivotal role in America's independence.<p>Friedrich …

A 2000-Year-Old Mummified 'Sleeping Beauty' Has Been Found Buried With a Mirror

Who was she?<p>Archaeologists in southern Siberia have unearthed a remarkable find - the mummified remains of a woman, carefully adorned in silk and …

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Ancient cave art unearthed in Mexico

<i>By Megan Gannon, LiveScience</i><p>In the mountains of northeastern Mexico, archaeologists have unearthed thousands of ancient paintings on the walls of caves and ravines from a time before Spanish rule.<p>The rock art offers rare evidence from native cultures living in the area around the Sierra de San …

The Riddle of López Obrador

Mexico City — With Mexico’s presidential election less than a month away, Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s victory seems inevitable. People are not arguing about whether he will win, but about the size of his victory.<p>One reliable poll says he will get 54 percent of the vote in a contest with two other …

Billionaire Slim, America Movil, could profit from election of Mexican leftist

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Billionaire Carlos Slim has had harsh words for Mexico's presidential frontrunner, saying recently he is "concerned and afraid" about what leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador might do if elected.<p>But a victory by Lopez Obrador, who holds a double-digit lead in most polls …

Grimes is here to actually make you feel good about owning a Mac

Apple has a new ad campaign for the Mac.<p>Titled "Behind the Mac," the ads — four in total — show creatives doing wonderful things on their MacBook …

Chilling mountaintop find may confirm dark Greek legend

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Archaeologists have made a sinister discovery at the top of a Greek mountain which might corroborate one of the darkest legends of antiquity.<p>Excavations this summer on Mount Lykaion, once worshipped as the birthplace of the god Zeus, uncovered the 3,000-year-old skeleton of a …

Here’s How to Write a Book in 100 Days: 10 Steps

“Have you ever had a great book idea, tried to write it, and then failed?” I’ve asked this question to thousands of writers, and over eighty percent …

Archaeologists uncover remains of man crushed as he fled Pompeii

<b>(CNN) —</b> A man managed to escape the first eruptive fury of Vesuvius in A.D. 79, only to be crushed beneath a block of stone hurled by an explosive volcanic cloud, new excavations at the site suggest.<p>Archeologists working at the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, Italy, found the man's remains almost …

Archaeology

Archaeologists In Pompeii Have Made The Spectacular Find Of An ‘Alley Of Balconies’ And Gorgeous Homes

An alley that once housed spectacular mansions with balconies has been discovered in Pompeii.<p>Archaeologists in Pompeii have just made the rare find …

Why You're Probably Training Your Cat All Wrong

Domesticated<p>Yes, they're independent and willful, but felines can be taught certain behaviors—to the benefit of both cat and human.<p>Training has always been part of the deal when you own a dog, though methods have changed a lot over the generations. Cats are a different story—but they shouldn’t …

Pets

How Scientists Taught a Spider to Jump on Demand

Video<p>The spider, named Kim, is helping researchers understand the biomechanics needed to make jumping micro-robots.<p>Video<p>If you’re afraid of spiders, a new study published in the journal <i>Nature Scientific Reports</i> might not come as welcome news.<p>Researchers at the University of Manchester have trained …

DISCLOSURE OF CLASSIFIED X DOCUMENTS AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL AZTEC ORIGIN OBJECTS FOUND IN OJUELOS DE JALISCO, MEXICO

<b>The Aztecs came long after the Maya. The Mexican government had agreed to disclose to the public several archaeological objects that have remained</b> …

‘One of the most important’ sets of Middle East artifacts unveiled

The fertile lands of Mesopotamia are rightly hailed as a “cradle of civilization”, where some of the most important human innovations originated, from agriculture and writing to religion and music. The Penn Museum in Philadelphia has long been home to one of the world’s most significant collections …

Phrases That Kill Intimacy

Subscribe And LearnThe Secret To Lifelong Happiness And Love<p><i>By Katie & Gay Hendricks</i><p>Here’s something you’ve probably never considered…<p>There’s <b>a</b> …

28 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

Always ask questions at the end of your job interview.<p>Thinking up questions to ask during job interviews is key.<p>Remember, every interview is a …

Employment

It's time to protect yourself — and your friends — from Facebook

Remember the Marlboro Man? He was a sexy vision of the American west, created by a cigarette corporation to sell a fatal product. People knew this …

17th-Century Houseguests Slaughtered Hosts, and Archaeologists Are Investigating

For the chief of a 17th-century Scottish clan, missing a deadline was nothing to shrug off. In fact, on Feb. 13, 1692, when he failed to swear his …