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Crowd-Sourcing To Crack Oldest Un-deciphered Writing System
2012-11-28 12:13:24

The oldest un-deciphered writing system in the world has eluded academics for years, but now a researcher is attempting to harness the power of ‘crowd-sourcing’ to solve this ancient riddle.

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2007-04-19 18:00:00

Iranian engineers began filling a new dam Thursday as archaeologists warned that its reservoir will flood newly discovered antiquities and could damage Iran's grandest site, the ancient Persian capital of Persepolis.

2006-05-23 12:53:18

By Parinoosh Arami TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran has suspended publication of its official state newspaper after it printed a cartoon that sparked violent ethnic protests in the northwestern city of Tabriz, a senior judiciary official said on Tuesday.

2006-05-23 07:20:34

By Parinoosh Arami TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran has suspended publication of its official state newspaper after it published a cartoon that sparked violent ethnic protests in the northwestern city of Tabriz, a senior judiciary official said on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.