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Bless the space between us

Bless the space between us

The stories told in Bereishit chapters 21 and 22 – the sending away of Ishmael and the binding of Isaac – are among the hardest to unders ...

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New mystery at ancient Maya temple

New mystery at ancient Maya temple

Archaeologists in Mexico believe they may have unlocked a mystery beneath a Maya pyramid at the Chichen Itza site in Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula ...

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Neanderthal man shows he relied on friends for survival

Neanderthal man shows he relied on friends for survival

An older Neandertal from about 50,000 years ago, who had suffered multiple injuries and other degenerations, became deaf and must have gotten by with ...

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Ancient lunchbox found in the Alps gives clues to earliest agriculture

Ancient lunchbox found in the Alps gives clues to earliest agriculture

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The face of the real St. Nicholas shows that he was a fighter

The face of the real St. Nicholas shows that he was a fighter

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A single patriarch is father to half of modern European men

A single patriarch is father to half of modern European men

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Recovery of Vietnam-era Green Beret remains classified

Recovery of Vietnam-era Green Beret remains classified

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Ancient German skeletons reveal bizarre burial practices

Ancient German skeletons reveal bizarre burial practices

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Skull pops out of garbage truck

Skull pops out of garbage truck

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New evidence shows Native Americans' origins are older than previously thought

New evidence shows Native Americans' origins are older than previously thought

The new evidence shows that pre-Columbian American Indians had European ancestors.

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Native Americans of Honduras and their disappearing culture

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Catholic Church of Mexico advances towards Aztec Mass

Catholic Church of Mexico advances towards Aztec Mass

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Experts reveal reconstructed face of Richard III

Experts reveal reconstructed face of Richard III

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Ancient American smokers preferred imported pipes

Ancient American smokers preferred imported pipes

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Mayan culture, after the apocalypse

Mayan culture, after the apocalypse

Mayan people of day preserve much of the richness of their heritage, while other cultures have forgotten their own legacies.

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Paraguay promotes Native American language

Paraguay promotes Native American language

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Oldest coins of the New World found in Dominican Republic

Oldest coins of the New World found in Dominican Republic

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Prehistoric giant mammals in Ohio show signs of human activity more than 13,000 years ago

Prehistoric giant mammals in Ohio show signs of human activity more than 13,000 years ago

Incisions made on the bones of prehistoric giant sloths show that human beings were living in Ohio much earlier than previously thought.

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Neanderthals and Homo sapiens intermingled in more ways than one

Neanderthals and Homo sapiens intermingled in more ways than one

Modern human beings share traits with Neanderthal ancestors to a greater or lesser extent according to geographic origin. Interbreeding with Homo sapiens neanderthalensis was widespread, and so perhaps was the eating of Neanderthals by human beings.

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Ancient hunting trails found on bottom of Great Lakes

Ancient hunting trails found on bottom of Great Lakes

Evidence of ancient caribou drives on the bottom of Lake Huron. Evidence also of a great flood in the Great Lakes basin.

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Ancient humans came to North America earlier than previously thought

Ancient humans came to North America earlier than previously thought

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