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2013-04-26 23:02:52

The Law Offices of Edward A. Smith announces the publication of The Ultimate California Auto Accident Handbook. Available at no charge in Kindle format from April 26, 2013 to April 30, 2013.

Massive Ancient Site Unearthed In Cradle Of Civilization
2013-04-05 13:46:55

A team of British archaeologists has discovered what they believe to be a large building complex underground in an area of Iraq near Tell Khaiber, just miles away from the ancient city of Ur.

Pieces Of Lost Continent Discovered Buried Beneath Indian Ocean
2013-02-25 10:34:59

While we never managed to find the lost city of Atlantis, an international group of scientists has found evidence of an ancient lost micro-continent resting beneath two islands in the Indian Ocean.


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Geologic Clock With Events And Periods
2012-10-22 14:17:38

The Archean (formerly Archaeozoic) is a geologic eon between the Hadean and Proterozoic eons. The Archean Eon begins at roughly 3.8 billion years ago (Ga) and ends at about 2.5 Ga. But unlike all other geological ages, which are based on stratigraphy, The Archean eon is defined chronometrically. The lower boundary of 3.8 Ga has also not been officially recognized by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. The name Archean is derived from the ancient Greek (Arkhe), meaning...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.