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Emotional bond between humans and dogs dates back 14,000 years
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Prehistoric people may well have had an emotional bond with domesticated dogs much earlier than we thought. Leiden Ph.D. candidate and vet Luc Janssens discovered that a dog found at the start of the last century in a grave dating back 14,000 years had be ...[Read more]
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The first Britons were black, Natural History Museum DNA study reveals
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he earliest Britons were black-skinned, with dark curly hair and possibly blue eyes, new analysis of a 10,000-year-old Somerset skeleton has revealed. Scientists at the Natural History Museum have used pioneering genetic sequencing and facial reconstructi ...[Read more]
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Jesus brother James mentioned in ancient Christian document found at Oxford
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A manuscript of ancient alternative Christian teachings has been found by two researchers from the University of Texas. The manuscript, found at Oxford University, describes Jesus’ relationship with a brother called James. The Greek-language scripture i ...[Read more]
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First Indigenous Map of Its Kind of US before European Contact
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Aaron Carapella, a Cherokee Indian, has taken it upon himself to create a map that shows the Tribal nations of the U.S. prior to European contact. The map is of the contiguous United States and displays the original native tribal names of roughly 595 trib ...[Read more]
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The French Revolution’€™s Influence on Modern Western Society
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The French Revolution from the years 1789-1799 and Napoleonic era from 1799-1815 was a time period of radical social and political reform. Despite obvious, physical damages and high death tolls, this period in history has major historical forces that exer ...[Read more]
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How the CIA Came to Doubt the Official Story of JFK’s Murder
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Newly released documents from long-secret Kennedy assassination files raise startling questions about what top agency officials knew and when they knew it. ...[Read more]
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Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of civilisations
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Ancient stone carvings confirm that a comet struck the Earth around 11,000BC, a devastating event which wiped out woolly mammoths and sparked the rise of civilisations. ...[Read more]
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Ancient citadel of Aleppo demined
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Russian Defense Ministry published photos of demining the ancient citadel of Aleppo in Syria — historic fortress in the old town. According to UNESCO, 60% of the old city of Aleppo has been severely damaged, with 30% totally destroyed. Within the last 1 ...[Read more]
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Nun shocks Church by suggesting Jesus’s mother wasn’€™t a virgin
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A Catholic nun in Spain has caused outrage after she suggested that the Virgin Mary may not have been a virgin after all. The controversial Dominican nun invited the ire of the Catholic Church who responded to her statements in anger. Sister Lucia Caram w ...[Read more]
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New Photos from Hiroshima Atomic Bombing Discovered
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About 100 new photos of the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima have been unveiled. These photos, one taken from the plane that dropped the bomb, have sat unseen in a Library of Congress storage facility for decades. ...[Read more]
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Athens 1944: Britain’€™s dirty secret
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When 28 civilians were killed in Athens, it wasn'€™t the Nazis who were to blame, it was the British. Ed Vulliamy and Helena Smith reveal how Churchill'€™s shameful decision to turn on the partisans who had fought on our side in the war sowed the seed ...[Read more]
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