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Ancient sanctuary from obscure religion that competed with Christianity unearthed in Corsica

A sanctuary dedicated to the god of an ancient and mysterious religion known as Mithraism has been discovered on the French island of Corsica for the …

University bans dorm room whiteboards to stop hurtful words

<i>Many students criticize decision as overbearing, unnecessary</i><p>Students at Michigan State University soon will not be permitted to hang whiteboards on …

Nicolaus Copernicus | Facts, Accomplishments, Theory

<b>Alternative Titles:</b> Mikołaj Kopernik, Nikolaus Kopernikus<p><b>Nicolaus Copernicus</b>, Polish <b>Mikołaj Kopernik</b>, German <b>Nikolaus Kopernikus</b>, (born February 19, …

The Putin Paradigm

Over the last few days, concerns about some kind of a hidden alliance between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have exploded. There is the …

A Mammal’s Brain Has Been Cryonically Preserved and Recovered

A team lead by a researcher at MIT says it has thawed a cryonically-frozen rabbit brain without causing structural damage.<p>A big thing just happened in the world of cryonics, and it has nothing to do with Ted Williams' permafrozen remains.<p>Officials from the Brain Preservation Foundation, a nonprofit …

Gravitational Waves Have Been Discovered, Opening a New Window on the Universe - MIT Technology Review

On Thursday, researchers announced the first-ever detection of gravitational waves, ripples in space-time whose existence Albert Einstein predicted …

Gravitational Waves

Here’s the freshest batch of photos containing the Galaxy S7 models

We’ve seen and heard just about everything that will debut on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. Here’s the latest batch of leaked images …

OneDrive 3.9 Backs Up Photos From Multiple Folders And SD Cards

OneDrive, Microsoft's cloud storage solution, is a nice alternative (or additional) option to Google Drive. The Android app has offered automatic …

5 Topics for…Burning Man

Only a few days left until the gates open for Burning Man, a week-long, free-spirited event in the Nevada desert. This year, 70,000 people are expected to frolick on the playa, a harsh white plain where participants endure heat and dust storms for the sake of community, camaraderie, hedonism, art, …

Burning Man

The Top 10 apps no Windows 10 PC should be without

If you have qualified for a free upgrade to Windows 10, or you have already taken the plunge into Microsoft's latest offering, what apps should you …

TITLE: Ft. Sanders, Knoxville, Tenn., Showing Saliant Assaulted By Longstreets forces, Novr. 29th 1863

<b>TITLE: Ft. Sanders, Knoxville, Tenn., Showing Saliant Assaulted By Longstreets forces, Novr. 29th 1863</b><p><b>U. S. Engineers Orville E. Babcock, left, seated on a tree stump, and Orlando Poe, right, standing on a war damaged salient in Fort Sanders, Knoxville, Tennessee.</b><p>Photograph from Library of Congress, cropped from stereo view by Hal Jespersen.<p>The Knoxville Campaign was a series of Civil War battles and maneuvers in East Tennessee during the fall of 1863 designed to secure control of the city of …

Records of WW2 civilian war dead published online

The records of tens of thousands of civilians killed in the Second World War are being posted online as part of a major new project<p>As the German bombs began to fall, James Isbister’s instincts seem to have been to help others.<p>First, the 27-year-old pulled two passers-by inside his home for safety. …