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America Isn't Over Yet - Daily Beast

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America Isn't Over Yet Daily Beast Meanwhile, China's rise, while impressive, is only so remarkable because of the low point at which the country began its economic ascent, and it remains a place where literally hundreds of millions of people...
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Wonders of civilisation: the art of India on display in Adelaide - The Australian

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Wonders of civilisation: the art of India on display in Adelaide The Australian But Greek awareness of India goes back at least to Herodotus in the fifth century BC, when it would have been transmitted via the Persian Empire, and the exchange of...
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Where East Meets West - Travel Weekly

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Where East Meets West
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This waterway has much to do with why Istanbul has been the hub of several empires. Starting life in 657BC as Byzantium ...
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Ancient lost cities and civilizations | Travel Blog

Ancient lost cities and civilizations | Travel Blog | civilization and rise of empires | Scoop.it
What are the reasons a city to be abandoned, it most likely natural disasters or invasion of competing countries (Ancient lost cities and civilizations | Travel Blog http://t.co/dG9IgW1nXT)...
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What is wrong with non-western civilization? : Kaieteur News

What is wrong with non-western civilization? : Kaieteur News | civilization and rise of empires | Scoop.it
Last month Leonard Craig and I spent three hours talking to Gerhard Ramsaroop and his wife on history and the difference in the ontological make up of the various civilizations/cultures. The venue was Gerhard's home.
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Today's humans emerged from a single species? - Times of India

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Today's humans emerged from a single species?
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An Ancient Strip Mall Is Uncovered in Greece - Discovery News

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An Ancient Strip Mall Is Uncovered in Greece
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Archaeologists have unearthed one of the oldest strip malls in the world at the ancient city of Argilos in northern Greece.
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Richard Dawkins and Jon Stewart Debate Whether Science or Religion Will Destroy Civilization

Richard Dawkins and Jon Stewart Debate Whether Science or Religion Will Destroy Civilization | civilization and rise of empires | Scoop.it
One of the sad facts of human psychology is that knowledge can be used for evil just as easily as it can be used for good. If the human race had never figured out how to use fire, for example, we wouldn't have to worry about those pesky arsonists.
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Al Gore: ‘Our democracy has been hacked,’ and survival of civilization at risk

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Former Vice President Al Gore says democracy has been overtaken by corporate special interests, and it’s up to web-based activists to take it back. “We as U.S.


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Maps of vast empires that no longer exist

Maps of vast empires that no longer exist | civilization and rise of empires | Scoop.it

Every imperial project, no matter how great, eventually meets its downfall. In fact, you may be reading this in a country that was once part of a now-vanished international superpower. Here are maps that reveal the rise and fall of the world's most ambitious empires.

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Found: 1 of civilization's oldest wine cellars?

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A team of American and Israeli researchers has unearthed what could be the largest and oldest wine cellar in the Near East. (Buried wine bar?
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Finding Contemporary America in the Gilded Age - The Epoch Times

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In Neolithic China, they had jade axes that took months to fashion and were probably swung but once to mark the beginning of harvest season.
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Letter: One hope to save civilization - Enterprise-Record

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Letter: One hope to save civilization
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We are all concerned for the nation's economy. What is really causing our problems and where will it all end? Let's look at the big picture.
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Fate Of Our Civilization Rests On Quality Of Soils Says Scientist - Newsroom America

Fate Of Our Civilization Rests On Quality Of Soils Says Scientist - Newsroom America | civilization and rise of empires | Scoop.it
Headlines & Global News Fate Of Our Civilization Rests On Quality Of Soils Says Scientist Newsroom America (Newsroom America) -- Great civilisations have fallen because they failed to prevent the degradation of the soils on which they were founded,...
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Drought triggered collapse of civilization in Levant more than 3,000 ...

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Drought triggered the collapse of previously thriving civilizations in around modern-day Israel more than 3200 years ago, researchers found. The discovery, published in Tel Aviv: Journal of the Institute of Archaeology of Tel ...
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'SUPERSTAR SKULL' Reveals How Simple Human Evolution Was [Video] - Design & Trend

'SUPERSTAR SKULL' Reveals How Simple Human Evolution Was [Video] - Design & Trend | civilization and rise of empires | Scoop.it
Design & Trend 'SUPERSTAR SKULL' Reveals How Simple Human Evolution Was [Video] Design & Trend This first complete skull of an adult early hominid-the class of apes that would eventually give rise to modern humans, suggests that 1.8 million years...
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Oxford University Is Older Than the Aztecs

Oxford University Is Older Than the Aztecs | civilization and rise of empires | Scoop.it
The historical timeline you keep in your head is all messed up (RT @slaskow: Just to reorient your sense of history a bit: Oxford University is older than Aztec civilization.
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Gore: 'Survival Of Civilization' At Risk 100 Years From Now Over Global Warming - CBS Local

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Gore: 'Survival Of Civilization' At Risk 100 Years From Now Over Global Warming
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WASHINGTON (CBSDC) — Former Vice President Al Gore warned that civilization might be doomed within the next 100 years if nothing is done to stop global warming.
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Horses a key part of rise in empires, research shows - Horsetalk

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Horses a key part of rise in empires, research shows
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A mathematical formula has been developed that accurately charts the rise of complex societies through 3000 years of history, with access to warhorses one of the crucial inputs.
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