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Conch Bar Caves: The Largest Non-Submerged Cave System of the Caribbean

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The Turks and Caicos Islands (often abbreviated to TCI) are a British Overseas Territory known primarily as a tourist destination and as an offshore financial center. However, this small group of islands contains one of the geological wonders of the Caribbean, the Conch Bar Caves which form one of the largest and unique cave systems […]

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Has the biblical Moses been identified in secular Egyptian records?

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  8 August, 2019 – 18:59 Annette Duckworth Moses was a prophet and a leader according to Abrahamic religions, but many scholars view him as a legendary figure rather than a real historic person. They do concede that a Moses-like figure could have existed in history, so is it possible to track this person down […]

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Nabopolassar: The Rebel Ruler of Babylonia Who Had the Godz on His Side

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Nabopolassar was the founder of the Neo-Babylonian Empire, which existed between the 7th and 6th centuries BC. But the Neo-Assyrians that were losing power at the time didn’t make his rise easy. If the rebel ruler wanted to gain control he’d have to fight for it. Thankfully for him, the gods were apparently on his […]

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Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups

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  Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Africa and across Eurasia. While two of the archaic groups are currently known — the Neandertals and their sister group the Denisovans from Asia — the others remain unnamed and […]

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The Battle for the Grand Canyon

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Deep in the ground surrounding one of America’s most well-known natural landmarks, the Grand Canyon, lies reserves of a radioactive mineral necessary for nuclear energy production across the country. No one can touch the high-grade uranium deposits – for now. Health concerns over uranium contamination in nearby water supplies spurred the Obama administration to issue […]

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