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U.N. finds 200 mass graves in former Islamic State-controlled Iraq

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Hundreds of mass graves containing thousands of bodies, including many suspected militant fighters, have been found in Iraq, the United Nations said in a report Tuesday.

Marcus Mariota, Titans bury Dak Prescott, Cowboys 28-14 on Monday Night Football

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The Dallas Cowboys appeared to be on the verge of throwing a first-quarter haymaker and rocking their way to another home victory.

Famous birthdays for Nov. 6: Emma Stone, Thandie Newton

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Actor Emma Stone turns 30 and actor Thandie Newton turns 46, among the famous birthdays for Nov. 6.

Trilobites: Tiniest Ape Ever Discovered Hints at the Rise of the Monkeys

1 week ago from NY Times Science

The newly identified extinct primate weighed slightly less than an average house cat.

Neil Armstrong Collection Commands $5.2 Million at Auction

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A bumper sticker from Wapakoneta, Ohio, advertising the city as the hometown of the "First Man to Step on the Moon" was among the least expensive items from Neil Armstrong's...

Oldest evidence of dairying on the East Asian Steppe

1 week ago from Science Daily

Although dairy pastoralism once made Mongolian steppe herders successful enough to conquer most of Asia and Europe, the origins of this way of life on the East Asian steppe are...

Venezuelan minister rejects 'armed group' that killed 3 military members

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Venezuela's minister of Defense, Vladimir Padrino has rejected armed groups he blamed for the killing Sunday of three Venezuelan military members.

Oldest evidence of dairying on the East Asian Steppe

1 week ago from Physorg

Although dairy pastoralism once made Mongolian steppe herders successful enough to conquer most of Asia and Europe, the origins of this way of life on the East Asian steppe are...

The Inca Empire

1 week ago from Live Science

Many ancient Inca traditions continue to be appreciated and are carried out today by their decedents.

Watch: 'Canstruction' turns canned goods into art

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A New York art museum is hosting a "Canstruction" sculpture contest for teams to create structures from canned goods that will later be donated.

Bryce Harper gifts wife Backstreet Boys for birthday

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Free agent Bryce Harper hasn't said where he'll end up in 2019, but he recently got together with a new team for his wife on her birthday: the Backstreet Boys.

Saber-toothed cats with oral injuries ate softer foods

1 week ago from Science Daily

Saber-toothed cats, the large felid predators that once roamed Southern California, may have eaten softer foods after suffering oral injuries, according to a new study. Microscopic damage patterns on teeth...

The Mysteries of Animal Movement

1 week ago from NY Times Health

A scientist’s unfettered curiosity leads him to investigate the physics at work in some very odd corners of the natural world.

Radar reveals likely Holocaust mass grave site

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Researchers have identified a likely Holocaust mass grave site in Lithuania using ground-penetrating radar.

Watch: Maldives hotel opens two-story underwater villa

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A luxury hotel in the Maldives has opened what it describes as the world's first "underwater hotel residence," a two-story villa under the Indian Ocean.

Man Dies 8 Years After Swallowing a Live Slug That Left Him Paralyzed

1 week ago from Live Science

Swallowing a live garden slug led to a serious parasitic infection for an Australian teen.

Report: Solar-powered lamps popular with North Koreans

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Solar-powered lamps of South Korean origin are in popular demand among North Korean traders.

Spice Girls announce 2019 reunion tour without Victoria Beckham

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The Spice Girls announced on Twitter Monday that they are embarking on a 2019 reunion tour throughout the U.K. without original member Victoria Beckham.

In photos: Moments from the New York City marathon

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Over 50,000 runners from New York City and around the world race through the five boroughs on a course that winds its way from the Verrazano Bridge before crossing the...

Ground-penetrating radar reveals potential mass grave sites from the Holocaust

1 week ago from Science Daily

Researchers recently used ground penetrating radar to locate an unmarked, potential mass grave site in Lithuania, according to a new study. The work aims to amass evidence that points to...

Lindsay Lohan shines at 2018 MTV EMAs

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Lindsay Lohan made a rare red carpet appearance at the 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards in Spain.

Fern plant infusion keeps the doctor away in Medieval Europe

1 week ago from Science Daily

The remains of a medieval skeleton has shown the first physical evidence that a fern plant could have been used for medicinal purposes in cases such as alopecia, dandruff and...

Dinosaur world 'more colourful than we thought'

Coloured eggs evolved millions of years ago in the dinosaurs and may have functioned as camouflage.

Giannis Antetokounmpo flushes towering dunk vs. Kings

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Giannis Antetokounmpo used all of his 6-foot-11 frame for a towering dunk in the Milwaukee Bucks' 144-109 win against the Sacramento Kings.

Saber-toothed cats with oral injuries ate softer foods than their uninjured counterparts

1 week ago from Physorg

Saber-toothed cats, the large felid predators that once roamed Southern California, may have eaten softer foods after suffering oral injuries, according to a new study. Microscopic damage patterns on teeth...

Ancient quarry ramp system may have helped workers build Egypt's Great Pyramids

1 week ago from Physorg

University of Liverpool academics have discovered what may be the remains of a 4,500 year old ramp system to transport the huge alabaster blocks used in the construction of Egypt's...

Ground-penetrating radar reveals potential mass grave sites from the Holocaust in Lithuania

1 week ago from Physorg

Researchers recently used ground penetrating radar to locate an unmarked, potential mass grave site in Lithuania, according to a new study that will be presented at The Geological Society of...

Fern plant infusion may have kept the doctor away in Medieval Europe

1 week ago from Physorg

The remains of a medieval skeleton has shown the first physical evidence that a fern plant could have been used for medicinal purposes in cases such as alopecia, dandruff and...