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Researchers Discover Tenth Century BCE Inscription Near Temple Mount
2013-07-11 08:39:06

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of researchers, led by Hebrew University archaeologist Dr. Eliat Mazar, has unearthed the earliest alphabetical written text ever found in the city, near the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Found with six others at the Ophel excavation site, the inscription is engraved on a large pithos, or neckless ceramic jar. The inscription is in Canaanite and, according to Dr. Mazar, it is the only one of its kind discovered in Jerusalem. She...

2013-06-25 23:30:32

For the first time in Jerusalem, the SpaceIL team presented their brainchild - an unmanned spacecraft headed to to the moon - to the wide audience in the city center for entrepreneurial innovation, Jerusalem Startup Hub. Jerusalem, Israel (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 SpaceIL is a non-profit organization, working to land an Israeli spacecraft on the moon and make Israel the third country (after the United States and the Soviet Union) to do so. The organization was founded by three young Israeli...

2012-06-19 23:00:30

In his new book, LAST JOURNEY OF THE ARK, J.J. Gainer tells an exciting story inspired by Operation Solomon, the May 24-25, 1991 covert airlift that brought 14,000 Ethiopian Jews and possibly brought the Ark of the Covenant to Israel. Nominated for the Dan Poynter Award. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) June 19, 2012 Ethel Feldman, the heroine of LAST JOURNEY OF THE ARK was a beautiful, multilingual and multiethnic New York columnist. Seeking work as a TV journalist she embarked on the most dangerous...


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2012-06-14 09:46:31

Symbol: SOPS Group: Dicot Family: Solanaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: L48    I HI    I Synonyms:   SOCA2 Solanum capsicastrum Link ex Schauer   false Jerusalem cherry Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, CT, FL, GA, HI, LA, MA, MS, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta –...

2012-06-14 10:44:17

Symbol: SAHI11 Group: Dicot Family: Lamiaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Asteridae Order   Lamiales Family   Lamiaceae – Mint family Genus   Salvia L. – sage...

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2012-06-14 13:18:53

Symbol: PHTU2 Group: Dicot Family: Lamiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:ND, NY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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2012-06-14 13:18:54

Symbol: PHFR4 Group: Dicot Family: Lamiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    I Distribution: PhlomisfruticosaL. distribution:USA(CA) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass...

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2012-06-14 13:18:55

Symbol: PHAU12 Group: Dicot Family: Lamiaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Asteridae Order   Lamiales Family   Lamiaceae – Mint family Genus   Phlomis L. –...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'