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2013-09-24 23:00:51

Exotic cars, exotic chariots, exotic horses; support D.A.R.E.

2012-10-22 04:02:10

KURU Footwear, an award-winning B2C, web-driven footwear brand has launched a blog titled KURU NATION, focusing on topics of health, fitness, nutrition, outdoors, and travel. (PRWEB)

Large Human Sculpture Unearthed In Southeast Turkey
2012-07-31 10:11:25

At the Tayinat Archaeological Project (TAP) excavation site in Turkey, archaeologists have unearthed two new and exciting sculptures.

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2010-07-01 09:28:45

A 3,200-year-old round bronze tablet with a carved face of a woman, found at the El-ahwat excavation site near Katzir in central Israel, is part of a linchpin that held the wheel of a battle chariot in place.

2010-04-08 16:15:00

A cache of cuneiform tablets unearthed by a team led by a University of Toronto archaeologist has been found to contain a largely intact Assyrian treaty from the early 7th century BCE.

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2009-12-28 09:48:02

When archaeologist Ruth Iren Øien noticed a cluster of tiny iron beads in the ground, she knew she was onto something, but did not know, however, that her team had stumbled upon Scandinavia’s oldest and most complex group of iron forges.

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2009-10-15 11:15:14

New technologies and academic collaborations are helping scholars at the University of Chicago analyze hundreds of ancient documents in Aramaic, one of the Middle East’s oldest continuously spoken and written languages.

2009-04-30 15:14:55

University of Chicago scientists they've digitally recorded thousands of ancient Persian tablets that tell an unusually detailed story of the Persian Empire. Researchers from the university's Oriental Institute, led by institute Director Gil Stein, said the tablets present texts in impressed cuneiform characters, while other have inked texts in Aramaic.

2009-04-10 17:58:00

The Chariot, a wearable concept vehicle designed for use by amputees, was introduced this week in Virginia by Exmovere Holdings. The device is described as a self-balancing, hands free vehicle designed to provide amputees and others who have difficulty standing added mobility.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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