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World Day of Social Injustice

The United Nations' (UN) World Day of Social Justice is annually observed on February 20 to encourage people to look at how social justice affects poverty eradication. It also focuses on the goal of achieving full employment and support for social integration. The World Summit for ...

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Laser Scans reveal Mayan ‘Megalopolis’ in Guatemala

As reported by a number of news outlets including the National Geographic, airborne laser scans have helped archeologists and researchers to uncover a vast Mayan ’megalopolis’ with tens of thousands of buildings including pyramids under the jungle in Guatemala. As reported, the remains include canals and industrial-sized ...

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Ancient kids’ toys have been hiding in the archaeological record

Youngsters have probably been playing their way into cultural competence for at least tens of thousands of years. So why are signs of children largely absent from the archaeological record? A cartoon that Biblical scholar Kristine Garroway taped up in her college dorm helps to explain ...

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Archeologists ascertain 4,000-year-old characters on Mongolian pottery

Archeologists have found characters older than oracle-bone scripts in the city of Chifeng in North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. National Museum of China experts confirmed the 4,000-year-old marks were three or four characters left by animal-fur brush with ink, said Lian Jilin, a staff ...

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In Memoriam: Asma Jilani Jahangir

Local media in Pakistan reported human rights champion Asma Jahangir has died. She died in a hospital on Sunday morning after suffering from cardiac arrest. Asma Jilani Jahangir was a Pakistani human rights lawyer and social activist who co-founded and chaired the Human Rights Commission of ...

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Truck Runs Over Ancient Peruvian Archaeological Site

Peru's Nazca Lines, an ancient archaeological site and UNESCO World Heritage site, were damaged after a driver plowed a cargo truck through the sand, officials announced on Tuesday.  The driver left "deep prints in an area approximately 100 meters long," and damaged part of three geoglyph ...

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The Phaistos Disc reveals its secrets

According Greek news The Phaistos Disc, probably dating back to the 17th century, gradually reveals its secrets. The linguist Dr. Gareth Owens, who has been living in Crete for the past 30 years (25 working in the Technical University of Crete and the last 10 ...

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4,400-Year-Old Egyptian Tomb Discovered

Egyptian archaeologists unearthed a well-preserved 4,400-year-old tomb from Egypt's Fifth Dynasty, a prosperous era where pharaohs ruled, palaces were erected and pyramids were built. The tomb was discovered in Giza's western cemetery by a team of Egyptian archaeologists at the helm of Mostafa Waziri, the secretary ...

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Revealing Face of Ancient Queen

Last month, the National Geographic reported that scientists have used 3D technology to reconstruct the face of a “Huarmey Queen” centuries after the noblewoman lived and died in Peru.  The reconstruction of the queen’s face is based on her 1,200-year-old remains. It took specialist Oscar ...

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