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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

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Intricate Paper Sculptures Disappear When You Are Looking at Them at Certain Angles

Unusual paper sculptures created by <b>Korean artist Ho Yoon Shin</b> can appear solid or either “disappear” – <b>it all depends on the angle you see them at.</b> …

100 Reasons to Visit Nepal

1<p>It’s safe to go<p>Shortly after the earthquake, Intrepid worked with the Nepalese Government and earthquake engineering specialists Miyamoto …

100 Dalai Lama Quotes That Will Change Your Life

The Dalai Lama, his holiness is a world leader that is committed to promoting positive values such as , forgiveness,self-discipline, tolerance, …

This Buddhist kingdom is paving roads with plastic waste

The Green Road project, a new enterprise set up by a young Bhutanese entrepreneur, is paving Bhutan's roads using plastic—so much plastic that if all …

Sustainability

Buddhism loses ground in Japan – Over 27,000 temples will close in the next 25 years.

Join us on Facebook: www.fb.com/unitedhumanists<p>More than one in three temples are expected to close over the next 25 years as religion faces an …

Archaeology

The Witches of Ancient Rome and London

Since the time of the Renaissance, ancient Rome has frequently been presented as a supremely rational society, informed by philosophy and logic, and …

Ancient History

Archaeologist shares insights into ancient Australia

WITH the oldest continuous culture on Earth, Australia is home to many rich archaeological sites, some dating back over 50 thousand years.<p>So what can …

Medicine

A glimpse of teenage life in ancient Rome

<b>A glimpse of teenage life in ancient Rome</b><p>Video created by Ray Laurence<p>TEDEducation (2012)<p>Welcome to the world of Lucius Popidius Secundus, a 17-year …

Ancient DNA dispute raises questions about wheat trade in prehistoric Britain

Wheat DNA reported to be 8,000 years old lacks damage expected of its age, study contends.<p>An argument over the authenticity of ancient DNA is leading …

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Ancient History

One of the grandest structures of the ancient world could be reborn

Until an earthquake in 226 BCE knocked it down, the Colossus of Rhodes, a 98-foot-high iron and bronze statue of the Greek god Helios, sat near the harbor of Rhodes, Greece, for 54 years.<p>Now a plan put forth by a small team of scientists seeks to rebuild the ancient statue and boost tourism and …

Wonders of the World

Photo Album: King Tut, Queen Nefertiti, and One Tangled Family Tree

Archaeologists investigating the famous pharaoh’s tomb confront the mystery of his missing stepmother—Nefertiti.<p>If the new investigations into King Tut's tomb reveal hidden rooms, could those chambers hold the burial of Nefertiti, the long-lost queen who is doubly connected to the teenage pharaoh? …

Beautiful ancient Syrian mosaic discovered: Roman-era flooring to shed light on life in the area 2,000 years ago – as other sites are permanently lost thanks to ISIS

• <b>Mosaic shows geometric patterns and was laid inside a courtyard</b>• <b><br>Building housing the flooring was likely home to a wealthy family</b>• <b><br>Hoped the discovery</b> …

Car Park Archaeological Digs Have Turned Up All Sorts Of Artefacts

A lost fortress, believed to be “one of Jerusalem’s greatest archaeological mysteries”, has been found under a car park.<p>The 2000-year-old remains of …

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Ancient amphibian 'vampire' discovered in Brazil: Fanged creature looked like a cross between a salamander and an eel 278 million years ago

• <b>Experts discovered fossil remains of two extinct relatives of salamanders that lived in what is now north eastern Brazil, 278 million years</b> …

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