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South Korea’s BTS commercials to play at sacred Chinese mountain

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A sacred mountain in China where the ancient Chinese philosopher Confucius coined the proverb "the world is small" will be getting a K-pop makeover.

This Woman Broke a Bone in Her Eye Socket by Blowing Her Nose Too Hard

1 week ago from Live Science

A British woman who blew her nose a bit too hard didn't just end up with a snot-filled tissue.

Discoveries by archaeology team give new clues on life in ancient Jewish village

1 week ago from Physorg

Recent discoveries by a team of specialists and students at Huqoq in Israel's Galilee, led by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor Jodi Magness, shed new light on...

Watch: Bulldog saved by tiny oxygen mask on JetBlue flight

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A Boston couple are thanking a JetBlue flight crew for coming to the rescue of their French bulldog when the canine had trouble breathing.

Watch: Ciara, Russell Wilson dance to Drake during honeymoon

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Ciara and Russell Wilson completed the #InMyFeelingsChallenge during their trip to Cape Town, South Africa.

The best radiocarbon-dated site in all recent Iberian prehistory

1 week ago from Science Daily

Archeologists have published a study that includes 130 radiocarbon datings. Together with the 45 previous datings, with 180 C14 datings, the Archaeological Site in Valencina de la Concepción (Seville) has...

NBA legend Yao Ming graduates from college after seven years

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Houston Rockets legend Yao Ming graduated from college this weekend, after seven years at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Fighting back: New study reveals unprecedented details of plant-pathogen co-evolution

1 week ago from Physorg

The co-evolution of plant—pathogen interactions has been revealed in unprecedented detail in a study of one of the world's deadliest crop killers. This is the rice blast pathogen, which destroys...

U.S. could send aircraft carrier to Taiwan Strait, analyst says

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A Chinese military expert says he expects more U.S. activity in the Taiwan Strait.

Releasing our inner jellyfish in the fight against infection

1 week ago from Physorg

Mucus is able to protect us from infection thanks to ancient genes that have been conserved throughout 350 million years of evolution—dating back to our days as a jellyfish.

Bone study sheds new light on the history of Britain's weaning habits

1 week ago from Physorg

Archaeologists from the University of Aberdeen have led a significant new study on the history of Britain's weaning habits and have discovered that the early cessation of breastfeeding is not...

7.5 billion and counting—how many humans can the Earth support?

1 week ago from Physorg

Humans are the most populous large mammal on Earth today, and probably in all of geological history. This World Population Day, humans number in the vicinity of 7.5 to 7.6...

Virtual Reality May Help Save Ancient Egypt's 'Sistine Chapel'

1 week ago from Live Science

A new virtual reality experience may help save an ancient Egyptian tomb built for Queen Nefertari whose paintings are so beautiful that it has been compared to Italy's Sistine Chapel.

7,000-Year-Old Mass Grave Hints at Savage Neolithic Violence

1 week ago from Live Science

About 7,000 years ago, the bodies of nine murdered people were dumped into a mass grave. The individuals were possibly raiders or prisoners of war, archaeologists say.

South Korean Defense Minister’s remarks on women spark controversy

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Remarks about women by Seoul's defense minister have raised controversy amid reports of sexual misconducts of high-ranking military officials.

N.Y. man arrested for threatening to kill Trump supporters

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A New York man was arrested Friday after he threatened to kill supporters of President Donald Trump and Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y.

Alabama man kills wife, daughter in murder-suicide, police say

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An Alabama man shot and killed his wife and 12-year-old daughter before turning the gun on himself, police said Saturday.

Seahawks, Cowboys reportedly in trade talks about S Earl Thomas

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Multiple reports indicate trade talks between the Dallas Cowboys and Seattle Seahawks for veteran safety Earl Thomas are heating up.

Giants QB Eli Manning's Super Bowl helmet being auctioned

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The helmet worn by Eli Manning when he and the New York Giants rallied to beat the undefeated New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII is being auctioned.

Colts QB Andrew Luck rewards stranger who returned lost wallet

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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck was pleased to discover that the "home team" recovered his lost wallet.

Dallas Cowboys LB Sean Lee: 'I need to step up'

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Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee said he needs to help fill the void left by retired tight end Jason Witten.

'Ant-Man and the Wasp' tops the North American box office with $76M

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The Marvel superhero movie "Ant-Man and the Wasp" is the No. 1 movie in North America, earning $76 million during its first weekend in theaters.

Franciscan museum in Jerusalem shows life in Jesus' time

1 week ago from Physorg

Jerusalem's Franciscan friars have opened a new museum filled with artifacts related to daily life in Jesus' time.

Famous birthdays for July 8: Kevin Bacon, Billy Crudup

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Actor Kevin Bacon turns 60 and actor Billy Crudup turns 50, among the famous birthdays for July 8.

U.S. Navy warships sail through Taiwan Strait

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Two U.S. Navy ships sailed through the Taiwan Strait Saturday, a move that comes amid increasing tension between the Trump administration and China over trade.

Thousands march against gun violence in Chicago

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A huge crowd of people marched onto a Chicago expressway on Saturday to protest gun violence.

French report: Cockpit fire likely caused 2016 EgyptAir crash

1 week ago from UPI

A cockpit fire is the likely cause of the EgyptAir Flight MS804 crash with no mayday call that killed 66 people two years ago, officials said in a new report.

North Korea, U.S. split after denuclearization meeting

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North Korea expressed regret Saturday over the attitude of U.S. negotiators during their talks this week.