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Ancient Syrian sculptures, destroyed in World War II, reconstructed from fragments – Telegraph

    A treasure trove of 3,000-year-old giant birds, lions and goddesses goes on show in Berlin with a past so incredible that it could rival archaeology action film hero Indiana Jones. A visitor walks past two giant basalt lion … Continue reading

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Scott of the Antarctic: Hero or Failure? : Discovery News

Image via Wikipedia Scott of the Antarctic: Hero or Failure? : Discovery News.Inside, rows of glass test tubes with cork stoppers, microscopes and various chemicals line the walls of the scientific lab. Boxes of dried cocoa, lentils, biscuits, cabbage and … Continue reading

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Thomas Edison Film From Moving Train Shows Subway System Only Marginally Improved In Past 111 Years (VIDEO)

Thomas Edison Film From Moving Train Shows Subway System Only Marginally Sixteen years after the completion of the Brooklyn Bridge in 1883, Thomas Edison made this film from the front car of the BMT train that once crossed the bridge … Continue reading

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Neil Diamond interview – Telegraph

Neil Diamond interview – Telegraph. via Neil Diamond interview – Telegraph. Neil Diamond, photographed by his son, Jesse Photo: Jesse Diamond Mrs Rose Diamond, a small, sprightly, smiley 92 year-old, asks if I’d like some corn on the cob. Her son, … Continue reading

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Adolf Hitler exhibition in Germany: Hitler and the Germans at the German Historical Museum in Berlin – Telegraph

      Adolf Hitler exhibition in Germany: Hitler and the Germans at the German Historical Museum in Berlin – Telegraph.   via Adolf Hitler exhibition in Germany: Hitler and the Germans at the German Historical Museum in Berlin – … Continue reading

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Physician to be honored for historic decision on thalidomide view story 13 days ago (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-…) The FDA scientist who kept the drug thalidomide off the U.S. market is being honored 50 years later at her former agency. Post a comment … Continue reading

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Dr. Andrew Weil: A Life With Tea view story 2 months ago (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/and…) Today, thousands of scientific studies confirm what the ancient Chinese knew through simple observation: green tea is perhaps… Comments (1) Share Report this 1 Recommend It’s About … Continue reading

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