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Top Ten New Testament Archaeological Finds of the Past 150 Years

Mention archaeology to most people and they think of dramatic finds of artifacts that confirm or confute some cherished belief about antiquity or …

One Small Candle: The Pilgrims’ First Year in America

• <b>Author:</b> Thomas Fleming<p>This vivid, deeply moving book begins in London in 1620 as Pilgrim representatives sign a contract to purchase the freighter Mayflower. We accompany them on their harrowing voyage across the Atlantic, through the rigors of the first New England winter and the threat of Indian …

iPhone & iPad Apps Gone Free – November 30, 2014

Want to try great apps without hurting your wallet? We’ve selected 17 iPhone, iPad and iPod touch apps that are now free.<p>This apps gone free alert …

Trailer for FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD with Carey Mulligan

100 funny jokes by 100 comedians

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of The Year

Popular Science's Best Of What's New Awards, all in one place<p>Each year, <i>Popular Science</i> picks the 100 greatest new innovations in technology to feature in our Best Of What's New issue. Discover the most exciting developments in consumer gadgets, sustainability, medicine, automobiles and more.<p>Follow …

American Rock Gods: Guy Webster's Intimate Portraits

Photographer Guy Webster captured everyone from Hendrix to Dylan and the Stones in their counterculture heyday.<p>Guy Webster

How to stop Twitter from tracking what other apps you use on iPhone or Android

Twitter is about to become more annoying for some users, as the company will start tracking what other mobile apps iOS and Android owners are using …

25 Thanksgiving Jokes That Will Get You Through Dinner With Your Family

If returning to your hometown, having dinner with your extended family and eating yourself into a food coma aren't your bag, Thanksgiving can be a little uncomfortable. Luckily, these comedians know exactly how you feel.<p>We rounded up 25 of the best musings on Turkey Day so you can crack a smile …

'Underwater Pompeii' Discovered off Greek Island of 'Immortality'

An investigation into ruins located off the Greek island of Delos has revealed they are the remains of an ancient settlement that collapsed and sank …

6 Fun Finds from a Digitized Archive of Darwin Documents

Today marks the 155th anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin’s <i>On the Origin of Species</i>. Since 2009, the American Museum of Natural …

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32 Posters That Debunk Common UX Misconceptions

You may have heard of UX Myths from user-experience designer Zoltán Gócza. It’s basically a collection of 32 (now up to 33!) common web design user …

10 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Middle Ages

It is one of the most fascinating periods in history, popularised by Magna Carta, the Black Death, and the Hundred Years War. But how much do you …

Andy Serkis on Working with Hulk and Ultron in AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

Hieronymus Bosch, the Trendiest Apocalyptic Medieval Painter of 2014

The Garden of Earthly Delights is now on leggings, in children's books, and getting name-checked by cool bands. Why?<p>The paintings of fanatical late medieval artist Hieronymus Bosch were popular for their little nightmare details: a man playing a flute made out of his own nose, or a bird-monster …

The history of Britain in an hour

How did Britain grow to become a global, industrial superpower? Over the course of an hour, historian Dr Seán Lang will guide you through the …

The 30 Best iPhone Apps to Download Now

Just pick up a new phone? Or simply have an afternoon to burn and want to download some toys? These are our must-have iPhone apps.

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How Clausewitz Invented Modern War

Inspired by his combat experience in the Napoleonic wars, Carl von Clausewitz developed theories of warfare so effective that he is still the most …

Behind Tomb Connected to Alexander the Great, Intrigue Worthy of "Game of Thrones"

As archaeologists dig deeper into the burial mound, ancient sources tell a tale of family drama and palace intrigue.<p>Suspense is rising as archaeologists sift for clues to the identity of the person buried with pomp and circumstance in the mysterious Amphipolis tomb in what is now northern Greece. …

Stop The Cycle Of Self-Loathing With 8 Practices

When we're newborn babies, we're fully, completely, unapologetically ourselves. We don't beat ourselves up over belly fat, baldness or the occasional …

The Science of Laughing Through the Tears

A new study shows that illogical reactions may help people regulate their emotions.<p>Oriana Aragón was watching Conan O’Brien’s late night show on TBS when she noticed something strange: The fashion model and actress Leslie Bibb—O’Brien’s guest for the evening—began describing “a thing where if …

Travel Back in Time to These Amazing Ancient Cities

The world's oldest cities are once-in-a-lifetime destinations, places that effortlessly inspire awe and put you in the shoes of a time traveler. To walk labyrinthine streets, marvel at crumbling fortress walls, or see kings' tombs that have endured thousands of years is to experience a fleeting …

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10 Home Decorating Mistakes Everybody Makes

From the editors of ELLEDecor.com, the most common interior design mistakes to avoid.<p><b>1) The Looks-Great, Feels-Uncomfortable Piece Of Furniture</b><br>The decor world equivalent of the Stiletto heel: Beautiful, but oh-so-impractical. It ultimately taught you that no matter how good-looking something is, if …

How DNA Is Reshaping How We See Ourselves—and Our History

Many of our traits and decisions are shaped by our ancestors, author says.<p>In her early 20s, Christine Kenneally discovered something about her Australian forebears that upended her sense of identity and family history. In her new book, <i>The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History</i> …

Scientists Venture Deep Inside Mysterious Siberian Crater And Come Back With Incredible Photos

Scientists are closing in on what caused three massive holes to open up mysteriously in northern Siberia last July.<p>This week a team of Russian researchers roped their way down 34 feet to the bottom of the largest crater and found no evidence of alien beings or meteorites that some people had …

Obama’s JFK Problem

How the battle between the president and his joint chiefs chairman over Iraq recalls the early days of Vietnam.<p>President Obama and his Joint Chiefs chairman, Gen. Martin Dempsey, seem to be engaged in a policy tug of war over troops on the ground in Iraq. After telling Congress last week that he …

Ancient DNA sheds light on the origin of Europeans

All modern humans (Russians and Australians included) are derived from an initial migration out of Africa. From the fossil record this seems to have …