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U.S. ambassador pays respects to Azerbaijani martyrs

U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan Earle Litzenberger paid his respects to those who lost their lives in the 2020 Second Karabakh War, according to the embassy's Twitter. "We extend our deepest condolences to the families of …

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Remains of 9,000-Year-Old Beer Found in China

Archaeologists in southeastern China have discovered the residue of beer drunk 9,000 years ago. The vessels containing the ancient dregs were located near two human skeletons, suggesting that mourners may have consumed the brew in honor of …

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The forgotten history of Soviet-American vaccine diplomacy

Despite the deterioration in relations between the United States and Russia, there’s some hope that new forms of “vaccine diplomacy” may once again take hold. The June 2021 summit held in Geneva between President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin suggests the two countries are open to high-level dialogue

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 3500-year-old ceramic oven found in Turkey

A cceramic oven dating back 3500 years was unearthed in Tepecik Mound in western Aydın province’s Çine district. Excavations at Tepecik Mound, which is located among olive trees and cornfields on the Çine Plain, have …

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Have any human societies ever lived underground?

It's not just an ancient phenomenon.  From ancient catacombs to modern subways, humans have always traveled underground for brief amounts of time. But have entire societies of people ever lived underground?

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Russian archaeologists found 4,000-old city in Iraq

A group of Russian archaeologists discovered June 24 an ancient settlement about 4,000 years old in Dhi Qar governorate in southern Iraq. The discovery was made in the area of Tell al-Duhaila, which is home to more than 1,200 archaeological sites, including the Great Ziggurat of Ur site from the Sumerian era, and the royal tomb

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Some 8,500-year-old human skeletons found in Turkey

Nearly 8,500-year-old human skeletons and a three-hole musical instrument were found during an excavation carried out in an apartment yard in Turkey's northwestern province of Bilecik’s Bahçelievler neighborhood. …

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Who Invented TV?

The way people watch television has changed dramatically since the medium first burst onto the scene in the 1940s and ‘50s and forever transformed American life. Decade after decade, TV technology has steadily advanced: Color arrived in …

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