Sam Snyder

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UN to name Syria peace talks date as planned ceasefire approaches

Renewed diplomatic momentum follows US-Russian brokered ceasefire<p>The United Nations will on Friday name a new date for Syrian peace talks to recommence, the UN’s Syrian special envoy Staffan De Mistura has said, as plans for a ceasefire due to come into force at the weekend began to take shape.<p>De …

9 surprising facts that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.


Think you know your country? Then you need to read this

Do you know how many people are overweight or obese in your country? Or what proportion have access to the internet at home? Chances are, you’re …


Maccabees Tomb: Have Israeli Archaeologists Found Fabled Burial Grounds?

Israeli archaeologists may be one step closer to solving a riddle that has vexed explorers for more than a century: the location of the fabled tomb …

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …


Early Urban Planning: Ancient Mayan City Built on Grid

An ancient Mayan city followed a unique grid pattern, providing evidence of a powerful ruler, archaeologists working at Nixtun-Ch'ich' in Petén, …