Dreams and Prophecy in Ancient Greece

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Author: Ancient Origins

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Ancient Greeks writers tend to distinguish two categories of dreams, those that are insignificant, caused by hopes, fears, digestion, and other residues of the day, and those that are significant.  The significant dreams came in three varieties. Some were literal visions of what will occur, some required symbolic interpretation, and...

The ‘Nazca Lines’ of Kazakhstan

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Author: Owen Jarus

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More than 50 geoglyphs with various shapes and sizes, including a massive swastika, have been discovered across northern Kazakhstan in Central Asia, say archaeologists. These sprawling structures, mostly earthen mounds, create the type of landscape art most famously seen in the Nazca region of Peru. Discovered using Google Earth, the...

Enterovirus Virus Spreading Across U.S. and Canada – Primarily Affecting Vaccinated Children

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Author: Prevent Disease

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It's being considered a severe respiratory virus known as EV-D68. It hits hard and fast and has already created an outbreak in Colorado, Missouri, Utah, Kansas, Illinois, Ohio, and four more states in the Midwest. It has also crossed over the Canada with confirmed cases in Alberta, British Columbia and...

Turmeric Helps Scientists Create A Powerhouse Cancer Fighter

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Author: Shweta

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Put together a common spice that's been used for centuries in Asian cuisine — it also gives turmeric its distinctive yellow color — with certain peptide molecules, and you have a compound that has shown the ability to halt the progression of mesothelioma, an aggressive cancer of the membrane lining...

What Happens When We All Live to 100?

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Author: Gregg Easterbrook

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For millennia, if not for eons—anthropology continuously pushes backward the time of human origin—life expectancy was short. The few people who grew old were assumed, because of their years, to have won the favor of the gods. The typical person was fortunate to reach 40. Beginning in the 19th century,...