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17 February 2015 4:30 PM Divers in Caesarea find largest treasure of gold coins ever discovered in Israel

The largest treasure of gold coins discovered in Israel was found in recent weeks on the seabed in the ancient harbor in Caesarea National Park, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) said on Tuesday. A group of divers from the diving club in the harbor reported the find to the IAA whose officials then went with the divers to the location with a metal 2

16 February 2015 12:41 PM Charred Grape Seeds dating back 1,500 Years discovered

Recently, archaeologists have discovered charred grape seeds in an archaeological excavation in the ruins of the ancient Byzantine city of Halutza, which is about 19 miles southwest of Beersheba. Researchers said that the charred grape seeds date back 1,500 years. According to the researchers, Halutza or Elusa was the most important Byzantine city of the Negev 4

13 February 2015 7:26 PM Should we call the cosmos seeking ET? Or is that risky?

Astronomers have their own version of the single person's dilemma: Do you wait by the phone for a call from that certain someone? Or do you make the call yourself and risk getting shot down? Instead of love, of course, astronomers are looking for alien life, and for decades, they have sat by their telescopes, waiting to hear from E.T. It didn't happen 2

10 February 2015 9:02 PM Johannesburg: Heart of S. Africa

Johannesburg is South Africa’s largest city and by far the most powerful economic machine in the African continent. It has been attracting tourists from all around the world who come to witness an authentic safari experience, among other unique adventures. Johannesburg was originally built on the discovery of gold, but with time it became a vibrant city with a population 7

01 February 2015 2:16 PM Egypt is safe – archaeologist

Admired or reviled, he is once again a frontman for Egypt, exhorting international audiences to see the heritage of a country where unrest has hit tourism hard. “Egypt is safe,” Zahi Hawass declared last week at a South African casino complex where schoolchildren roamed an exhibition of replicas of King Tutankhamun’s treasures. Egyptian hotels and antiquities 10

22 January 2015 8:29 AM Beard of Egypt's King Tut hastily glued back on with epoxy

Cairo - The blue and gold braided beard on the burial mask of famed pharaoh Tutankhamun was hastily glued back on with epoxy, damaging the relic after it was knocked during cleaning, conservators at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo said on Wednesday. The museum is one of the city's main tourist sites, but in some areas, ancient wooden sarcophagi lay unprotected 10

20 January 2015 11:20 PM Kennewick Man's DNA likely that of a Native

1 hour ago by Sandi Doughton, The Seattle Times Nearly two decades after the ancient skeleton called Kennewick Man was discovered on the banks of the Columbia River, the mystery of his origins appears to be nearing resolution. Genetic analysis is still underway in Denmark, but documents obtained through the federal Freedom of Information Act say preliminary 10

20 January 2015 10:30 PM DNA Analysis Suggests Kennewick Man was Native American

A 9,500-year-old skeleton known as Kennewick Man was discovered in southeastern Washington State some 20 years ago, and researchers are now close to finding his identity and origins. Preliminary results suggest this person is genetically similar to modern Native American people. Genetic analysis is still under way in Denmark. The team of researchers 7

20 January 2015 5:18 PM Kennewick Man had Connection with Native-American Heritage

Researchers are close to unravel the mystery behind the origin of the ancient skeleton of Kennewick Man. The skeleton was found nearly two decades ago. Researchers are currently conducting genetic analysis of the skeleton in Denmark, but Native-American heritage could have a connection with the skeleton, thanks to documents obtained through the federal 7

28 December 2014 6:38 AM The latest war on Christmas

Published: Sunday | December 28, 2014 At Christmas, all the big American media usually come out with their most sceptical articles and features on Christ and Christianity. Time magazine, Newsweek, as well as the big dailies - the New York Times and the Washington Post - usually do their thing along with the major networks. Christmas is when all we were taught 8