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29 Books That Will Enrich Your Inner Literati

Little, Brown<p>Bloomsbury Publishing<p>Alfred A. Knopf<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Harper & Brothers<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Jonathan Cape<p>Viking Press, Dell …

A Universe of 10 Dimensions

When someone mentions “different dimensions,” we tend to think of things like parallel universes – alternate realities that exist parallel to our …

"Great Surprise"—Native Americans Have West Eurasian Origins

Oldest human genome reveals less of an East Asian ancestry than thought.<p><b>Nearly one-third of Native American genes come from west Eurasian people linked to the Middle East and Europe, rather than entirely from East Asians as previously thought, according to a newly sequenced genome.</b><p>Based on the arm …

The Black Death of 1348 to 1350

In Medieval England, the Black Death was to kill 1.5 million people out of an estimated total of 4 million people between <b>1348</b> and <b>1350</b>. No medical …

Goddess Ninkharsag—Ancient Powerful Mother who Faded into The Holy Ghost

The tale of our creation we know from the Bible is only half the story—one which has been heavily edited. But have you ever wondered how god created …

Giant Human Skeleton unearthed in Varna, Bulgaria

Archaeologists in Bulgaria have discovered the remains of what they have described as a “huge skeleton” in downtown Varna, a city on the shores of …

Discovery of 'Foreign' DNA in Human Genome Challenges Darwin's Theory

<b>How will the scientific community deal with these new anomalies?</b><p>Scientists are now finding clues as to the beginning of the creation of Earth. …

Wiltshire monument may have been equivalent of ‘an ancient Mecca on stilts’ according to an idea put forward by former museum director Julian Spalding<p>Whether it was a Druid temple, an astronomical calendar or a centre for healing, the mystery of Stonehenge has long been a source of speculation and …

20th Century

New Analysis of the Antikythera Mechanism, An Ancient Greek Analog Computer, Brings More Mystery Into Light

The Antikythera mechanism, recovered in 1901 from a shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera, is an ancient analog computer that is believed to …

The Mohenjo Daro ‘Massacre’

In the 1920s, the discovery of ancient cities at Mohenjo Daro and Harappa in Pakistan gave the first clue to the existence more than 4,000 years ago …

5 Ways to Eliminate Back Fat

You won't miss it at all.<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Back bulge around the bra area or a pesky muffin top aren't fun to deal with. But you can feel more confident in your own skin with just a little extra effort. Sure, targeting …

Fitness

Lost Ancient Civilizations

<b>1. Ancient Mu or Lemuria</b><p>According to many esoteric sources, the first civilization was created before 78.000 years in the giant continent known as <b>Mu</b> …

Bizarre Martian Plumes Discovered by Amateur Astronomers

Amateur astronomers have spotted two clouds rising from the Martian surface, and nobody knows how they can exist.<p>An international network of amateur astronomers has spotted what looks like two plumes, or slender, cloudy projections, extending from the surface of Mars, and their professional …

Astronomy

Lewis Carroll on Happiness and How to Alleviate Our Discomfort with Change

“There’s no use in comparing one’s feelings between one day and the next; you must allow a reasonable interval, for the direction of change to show itself.”<p>I am the frequent and fortunate recipient of wonderful letters from readers, many of whom share deeply personal stories of their struggles and …

Literature

Researchers Discover Early Copy of the Quran Written Only Decades After the Prophet Muhammad’s Death

Researchers at the Coranica Project at the University of Tübingen have discovered that a manuscript of the Quran donated to the university in the …

Islam

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including riots in Egypt and a glance back at last night’s Grammy Awards, and the English National Opera

Opera

5 Tips to Help You Save Money While Traveling

Before I quit my job to take my first trip to Europe, I had no idea what I was doing. The only traveling I had done before was the 'vacation' type of traveling -- booking when I had the money to spend or the days off, and I didn't take much time to investigate how to travel smarter, better and …

Go Behind the Scenes of TIME's Fifty Shades of Grey Photo Shoot

Dakota Johnson (Anastasia “Ana” Steele) and Jamie Dornan (Christian Grey) photographed at Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Malerie Marder …