Scientists say they have uncovered the remains of the earliest known massacre victims, dating from approximately 10,000 years ago. Archaeologists believe the victims were members of an extended family
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Archaeologists have uncovered "totally unexpected" remains from an Iron Age village on land where a housing estate is being built. Experts from the University of Leicester believe the remains, in the of
Six ancient statues of Egyptians, some with round faces and big ears, have been found near the Nile River in Upper Egypt. The statues, which were once sloughed off their original bluff in an earthquake
Singer released new album ‘Blackstar’ on Friday David Bowie, a shape-shifting giant of the music world who defined the glam-rock era and influenced fashion and other arenas, has died after a struggle cancer.
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We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'. For years she had tried
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true The Fox Business News moderators are keeping themselves out of the crosshairs, but the Republican debate on Tuesday night still had plenty of memorable moments. Below are some of the best: 1. Trump’s
Virtual reality goggles are an emerging technology looking for content. Lytro is a Silicon Valley camera company looking for a hit. On Thursday, Lytro announced the Immerge, a professional-grade camera
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Speaking in his capacity as "a doctor," Lord McColl cited a study by the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and the Psychiatric University Hospital Charité at St Hedwig Hospital to claim that pornography
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