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Roman Change: Ancient Coins Reveal Rise of an Empire

1 day ago from Live Science

By tracing the lead isotopes in silver coins from ancient Rome, researchers found a shift in the source of the coins' metal that corresponds with Rome's rise to power.

Stoneware 'Factory' from Time of Jesus Unearthed in Galilee

3 days ago from Live Science

Evidence of chalkstone manufacturing from Jesus's time in ancient Galilee has recently been uncovered.

The origin of the chloroplast

3 days ago from Physorg

A new study, led by the University of Bristol, has shed new light on the origin, timing and habitat in which the chloroplast first evolved.

Reporter feared dead after vanishing from sunken Danish submarine

3 days ago from UPI

A Swedish freelance journalist is feared dead after the "deliberate" sinking of a homemade submarine in Denmark, authorities said.

Golfer Stewart Cink named recipient of 2017 Payne Stewart Award

3 days ago from UPI

Golfer Stewart Cink has been named the recipient of the 2017 Payne Stewart Award.

How Did the Franklin Expedition Crew Die? U-M Professor Analyzes Sailors' Mouths for Clues

3 days ago from Newswise - Scinews

A University of Michigan dentistry professor drew upon his expertise in oral health in developing a new theory to help explain the deaths of the famed Franklin naval expedition crew,...

Kevin Hart, pregnant wife Eniko celebrate first anniversary

3 days ago from UPI

Kevin Hart and Eniko Parrish rang in their wedding anniversary following rumors the actor cheated.

London's Big Ben bell to go silent for 4-year restoration

3 days ago from UPI

Big Ben, ringing for 157 years, will be silent for four years while renovations to its clock and tower are performed, the House of Commons announced.

South Carolina warns eclipse watchers: Beware of 'Lizardmen'

3 days ago from UPI

The South Carolina Emergency Management Division is urging "vigilant" residents to be on the lookout for legendary "Lizardmen" during the solar eclipse.

Bats set up home inside dinosaur at Devon theme park

The lesser horseshoe bats moved in to the belly of a triceratops at the Wildlife and Dinosaur Park.

Why aren't we more outraged about eating chicken?

4 days ago from Physorg

Like a B-movie for a post-Brexit era, consumers in Britain may soon be unwillingly cast in the 2019 blockbuster, Attack of the Chlorine Chickens. If news headlines are to be...

Meadow of dancing brittle stars shows evolution at work

4 days ago from Physorg

Researchers have described a new species of brittle star, which are closely related to starfish, and showed how these sea creatures evolved in response to the rise of shell-crushing predators...

Houston Astros add pitcher Tyler Clippard in trade with Chicago White Sox

4 days ago from UPI

Tyler Clippard, traded out of a pennant race last month, is headed to a contender.

PGA Championship 2017: Jon Rahm executes incredible backwards shot

4 days ago from UPI

Jon Rahm finished in 58th place, but he provided one of the best shots of the 2017 PGA Championship.

Giancarlo Stanton hits 42nd home run as Miami Marlins defeat Colorado Rockies

4 days ago from UPI

It was a lost weekend for the seemingly playoff-bound Colorado Rockies, and Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton was a big reason why.

2 U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq, 5 wounded

4 days ago from UPI

Two U.S. soldiers were killed and five others wounded in Iraq Sunday, the Department of Defense said.

Drunk American tourist punched, arrested after giving Nazi salute in Germany

4 days ago from UPI

An American tourist was punched after drunkenly giving the Nazi salute several times on the streets of Dresden, Germany, over the weekend.

'Annabelle: Creation' is the No. 1 movie in North America with $35M

4 days ago from UPI

"Annabelle: Creation" is No. 1 at the North American box office, earning $35 million in receipts this weekend, announced Sunday.

This British Fruitcake Is Over 100 Years Old. It’s ‘Almost’ Edible.

4 days ago from NY Times Science

Conservationists in Antarctica who found the ice-covered dessert believe it once belonged to the British explorer Robert Falcon Scott.

Kansas City Royals: Melky Cabrera leads win over Chicago White Sox

5 days ago from UPI

CHICAGO -- Melky Cabrera hit a go-ahead, two-run home run in the eighth inning, and the Kansas City Royals held on for a 5-4 win over the Chicago White Sox...

Gunmen kill 7 White Helmets volunteers in Syria

5 days ago from UPI

Unknown gunmen in Syria have killed seven members of the Syrian Civil Defense volunteer rescue organization, known as the White Helmets.

Dwayne Johnson shares photo of his new bull tattoo

5 days ago from UPI

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has shared on Instagram a photo of his latest body art, an intricate design on his right arm that covers his previous bull tattoo.

World's oldest man, a Holocaust survivor, dies in Israel

5 days ago from UPI

The world's oldest man, who survived the Holocaust and eventually moved to Israel, died this week in Haifa one month before his 114th birthday.

'Extremely complex': How the hunt for clues in the Franklin shipwreck mystery is changing gears

Parks Canada underwater archeologists are planning to return to the icy waters of Nunavut this month to continue exploration of the HMS Erebus wreck and prepare for one of the...

Chicago White Sox acquire minor-league pitcher Ryan Burr from Arizona Diamondbacks

6 days ago from UPI

The Chicago White Sox acquired minor league right-handed pitcher Ryan Burr in a trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday in exchange for international signing bonus pool money.

USS George H.W. Bush carrier strike group completes Saxon Warrior exercise

6 days ago from UPI

The USS George H.W. Bush carrier strike group has completed the multinational Saxon Warrior 2017 exercise off the coast of the Britain.

Sea gull wanders into London store, fights with mirror

6 days ago from UPI

A sea gull that wandered into a clothing store in London was filmed browsing the displays before attempting to attack a mirror.

Little boy has meltdown in background of live TV news report

6 days ago from UPI

A small boy having a temper tantrum stole the scene from a TV reporter in mid-broadcast from a racing event in Scotland.