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Archaeologists uncover earliest evidence of domesticated dogs in Arabian Peninsula

(Taylor & Francis Group) A team of archaeologists in north-west the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has uncovered the earliest evidence ...
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Study: Scant evidence that ‘wood overuse’ at Cahokia caused collapse

(Washington University in St. Louis) Archaeologists from Washington University in St. Louis excavated around earthen mounds and analyzed sediment cores ...
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Modern human brain originated in Africa around 1.7 million years ago

(University of Zurich) The human brain as we know it today is relatively young. It evolved about 1.7 million years ...
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Early dispersal of neolithic domesticated sheep into the heart of central Asia

Along the Tian Shan and Alay mountain ranges of Central Asia, sheep and other domestic livestock form the core economy ...
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9 Unexpected Things Navy SEALs Discovered in Osama bin Laden’s Compound

When Seal Team Six carried out a raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan on May 2, 2011, ...
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Nation’s Oldest Medal of Honor Recipient Dies at 99

Coolidge received the Medal of Honor on June 18, 1945 ...
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USS Midway on Display

A San Diego museum showcases one of the Vietnam War’s most famous aircraft carriers Years ago I drove past the ...
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Rogers’ Rangers’ Risky 1759 St. Francis Raid

In 1759 British Maj. Robert Rogers and his vaunted rangers raided deep into Abenaki territory in Quebec—but fewer than half ...
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May 2021 Readers’ Letters

Readers sound off about Ted Williams' wartime service and the 1842 mutiny aboard USS Somers ...
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Final Bivouac: Brevet Brigadier General Isaac C.M. Bassett

Bassett picked up the regiment’s colors and cried to his men, “Follow me,” then rushed and personally planted the colors ...
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