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One of the world’s oldest biblical texts read for the first time

(Source: arstechnica.com)

When the En-Gedi scrolls were excavated from an ancient synagogue’s Holy Ark in the 1970s, it was a bittersweet discovery for archaeologists. Though the texts provided further evidence for an ancient Jewish community in this oasis near the Dead Sea, the scrolls had been reduced to charred lumps by fire. 1,284 more words

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12 Of The Oldest Restaurants In The World

12 Of The Oldest Restaurants In The World

1. Honke Owariya in Kyoto, Japan — established in 1465.

Starting as a small confectionery shop in 1465, the business was able to seamlessly translate their kneading, rolling, and cutting skills into making delicious bowls of soba, or Japanese buckwheat noodles. 682 more words

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One of the world’s oldest biblical texts read for the first time

(Source: arstechnica.com)

When the En-Gedi scrolls were excavated from an ancient synagogue’s Holy Ark in the 1970s, it was a bittersweet discovery for archaeologists. Though the texts provided further evidence for an ancient Jewish community in this oasis near the Dead Sea, the scrolls had been reduced to charred lumps by fire. 1,275 more words

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Photo: World's Oldest Man

The world’s oldest man is a Holocaust survivor in Israel who turned 113 yesterday.

A Holocaust survivor named Israel Kristal took over the title of World’s Oldest Man back in March, and just turned 113 yesterday. 39 more words

Features

And the oldest restaurant in the world is in... Madrid!

This post might not come as original for someone who knows Madrid or Spain. Restaurante Sobrino de Botín is very famous and touristy. However, I have realised that that’s the reason why no one from Madrid has actually visited it. 440 more words

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Singapore Airlines will not renew lease on its oldest A-380

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

SINGAPORE (AFP) – European plane maker Airbus on Wednesday (Sept 14) suffered a fresh blow to its A-380 superjumbo programme after Singapore Airlines (SIA) said it would not renew the lease on its oldest A-380. 469 more words

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