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The Crisis in Syria: idea for an Online Commmunity of Hope. (contains a video and some history.) Journey of a Millenial Ep.2

So here was the initial idea:

Summary:
We all go through it – well most of us … that weird desire to make the world a better place, to be able to have been a positive impact on the community during one’s life.   1,127 more words

Social Theory

Researchers recover a ‘lost’ Ancient language spoken 8,000 years ago

Source: Ancient-Code.com
July 21, 2016

Researchers have posted a fascinating study where you can actually hear how our ancestors spoke 8,000 years ago.

Scientists from the universities of Cambridge and Oxford have managed to reproduce some of the words that originated from a language which disappeared from the face of the Earth thousands of years ago. 451 more words

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Alexander in the East

Alexander the Great never reached his goal of conquering all the inhabited earth. This was simply beyond his army’s endurance. But he did get as far east as ancient Bactria, in modern Afghanistan. 3,369 more words

Ancient History

"Another day, another context"

The past week has been a bit long. We’ve continued digging our trench and gone more than a meter below the surface. We’ve been moving through a new context every day, each one approximately 20cm thick. 1,197 more words

Archaeology

Scientists Recreate ‘Machine’ Used By Ancient Egyptians To Guard The Great Pyramid


Source: Ancient-Code.com
July 20, 2016

According to archaeologist Mark Lehner, the ancient Egyptians used a ‘primitive machine’ to protect the Kings Chamber inside the Great Pyramid of Giza from looters. 517 more words

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Professorship, University of Oxford

Wykeham Professorship of Ancient History (124361)

University of Oxford

Application deadline: 19th September 2016

The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate to fill the Wykeham Professorship of Ancient (Greek) History. 96 more words

Vacancy

The Problem With Rep. Steve King's Take on the Superiority of Western Civilization

When Rep. Steve King of Iowa suggested during an MSNBC panel on Monday that no “subgroup of people” has “ more to civilization” than white people have, he sparked anger from fellow panelists and… 887 more words