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Why a 4-Billion-Year-Old Particle That Hit Antarctica Is Such a Big Deal

A single, high-energy neutrino struck Earth on Sept. 22, 2017. It came from a distant galaxy, wrapped around a supermassive black hole. And, …

Physics

This Holey Skull May Have Watched Over Dead People in the Afterlife Some 2,500 Years Ago

Around 2,500 years ago, the skull of a woman who died of cancer was buried facing into an artificial cave dug out of the rock, as if staring at the …

holey

8,000-Year-Old Heads on Stakes Found in Mysterious Underwater Grave

The discovery of a burial containing 8,000-year-old battered human skulls, including two that still have pointed wooden stakes through them, has left …

Archaeology

Why Israelis Are Excited About this 2,700-Year-Old Piece of Clay

Archaeologists have discovered a 2,700-year-old clay stamp near Jerusalem's Western Wall that seems to shed some light on the political structure of …

Archaeology

Does This 3,000-Year-Old House Confirm King David's Lost Biblical Kingdom?

Archaeologists have discovered a sprawling, possibly 3,000-year-old house that suggests a biblical kingdom called the United Monarchy, ruled by King …

Archaeology

Rare 1,000-Year-Old Amulet with Arabic Blessing Found in Jerusalem

Archaeologists discovered a 1,000-year-old clay amulet about the size of a dime at one of the oldest historical sites in Jerusalem. The tiny amulet …

Archaeology

1,600-Year-Old Mosaic Shows Biblical Spies Who Scouted Promised Land

An ancient mosaic depicting two Biblical spies sent to scout the Promised Land has been unearthed at a nearly 1,600-year-old synagogue in northern …

Archaeology

New Threat to Extremely Endangered Cat: Deadly Dog Virus

A critically endangered Amur leopard (<i>Panthera pardus orientalis</i>) turned up along the side of a road in eastern Russia, suffering from a disease that …

Wildlife

Ancient Dogs of the Americas Were Wiped Out by European Colonization

Ancient dogs arrived in the Americas alongside humans more than 10,000 years ago but were later wiped out by European colonization, a new study …

Anthropology

British Men May Have a Hunter-Gatherer Past

British men may trace their lineage back to hunter-gatherers, not farmers as had previously been suspected.<p>A new genetic lineage study finds that, …

Anthropology

Link Promotion

Mobile for the Masses<p>All tools are designed and engineered to work perfectly at every breakpoint, no matter the device.<p>Created with Sketch.Connect to …

Marketing

How Does the Bible Define Faith?

Faith is the fuel of the Christian life<p>Faith is defined as belief with strong conviction; firm belief in something for which there may be no tangible …

Body Positivity Is a Scam

How a movement intended to lift up women really just limits their acceptable emotions. Again.<p>In the beginning, there was the Dove Campaign for Real Beauty. It started innocuously enough, with a 2004 photography show in Toronto, then expanded to billboards, traditional print ads, and videos, all …

What Was the Rajneesh Movement?

In the 1970s, an Indian mystic named Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh (also known as Osho) founded his own religious group with ashrams in India and the United …

Climate Change Killed the Aliens, and It Will Probably Kill Us Too, New Simulation Suggests

Did climate change already kill all the aliens we've been searching for?<p>According to astrophysicist Adam Frank, it's certainly a possibility — and …

Climate Change

Pros & Cons of Free Trade Agreements

A free trade agreement is a pact between two countries or areas in which they both agree to lift most or all tariffs, quotas, special fees and taxes, …

Tariffs - The Economic Effect of Tariffs

How Tariffs Effect The Economy<p>In my article The Softwood Lumber Dispute we saw an example of a tariff placed on a foreign good. A tariff is simply a …

Economics

The Chicken Tax and Its Influence on the U.S. Auto Industry

The Chicken Tax is a 25% trade tariff (tax) originally imposed on brandy, dextrin<b>,</b> potato starch, and light trucks imported into the United States …

Seleucus as a Successor of Alexander

Seleucus as One of the Successors of Alexander<p>Seleucus was one of the "diadochi" or successors of Alexander. His name was given to the empire he and …

Alexander the Great, Greek Military Leader

Alexander the Great was the son of King Philip II of Macedonia and one of his wives, Olympias, a daughter of the non-Macedonian King Neoptolemus I of …

The 10 Greatest Military Leaders of the Ancient World

Leaders and Generals, Warriors and Tacticians<p>In any civilization, the military is a conservative institution, and for that reason, the military …

Attempts to suppress sexual thoughts could result in an increase of those thoughts

New research suggests that the suppression of sexual thoughts among religious people only begets a greater preoccupation with sexual thoughts and …

Logline Competition

Engineered Band Gap Pushes Graphene Closer to Displacing Silicon

A new method for engineering a band gap into graphene maintains its attractive electronic properties Illustration: Philip KrantzGraphene might be the …

Giant Waves Nearly Half a Million Miles Across Seen on the Sun for the First Time

Huge, slow-moving waves that drive Earth's weather and shape the swirls in Jupiter's atmosphere also exist on the sun, new research reveals.<p>Called …

Russia's Floating Nuclear Power Plant Heads for the Bering Strait

Russia's got a floating nuclear plant on a barge, and it's heading for the Bering Strait — just a short hop from Alaska.<p>The "Akademik Lomonosov," …

Scientists Sucked a Memory Out of a Snail and Stuck It in Another Snail.

A new study strongly suggests that at least some memories are stored in genetic code, and that genetic code can act like memory soup. Suck it out of …

5 Famous Cities With Ancient Origins

Istanbul Really Was Once Constantinople<p>Although many cities have their origins in early modern times, quite a few trace their history back to …

Where Is the Center of the Universe?

Looking up at a clear night sky, you see stars in every direction. It almost feels as if you're at the center of the cosmos. But are you? And if not, …

Here's Why You Hate Movie Spoilers (But You Shouldn't)

Recently I did something that many people would consider unthinkable, or at least perverse. Before going to see "Avengers: Infinity War," I …