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The Pyramids of Africa

The Pyramids of Africa | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
The Pyramids of AfricaNaturally you have heard of Pyramids, especially the famous great pyramids of Giza. But what do you know about the pyramids of Africa?
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400 years of the telescope

400 years of the telescope | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
A documentary following the history of the telescope from the days of Copernicus to recent findings from the Hubble Telescope.
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Report on study of bones in Sutherland sand dune - BBC News

Report on study of bones in Sutherland sand dune - BBC News | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Report on study of bones in Sutherland sand duneBBC NewsGuard Archaeology's report on last October's discovery at Farr has been uploaded onto to the Highland Historic Environment Record database.
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Why Poor Children Are Falling Behind | Psychology Today

Why Poor Children Are Falling Behind | Psychology Today | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it

A study by a Stanford sociologist, Sean Reardon, states that the standardized test scores between affluent and low-income students has widened by about 40 percent in the last half-century.


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More on Namibia sponge fossils 'are world's first animals'

More on Namibia sponge fossils 'are world's first animals' | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of St Andrews have discovered what they think are the remains of our earliest known ancestor.  The fossil Otavia [Credit: University of St Andrews] The scientists were part of an international team to have uncovered...
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Antarctic lake 'could reveal new life'

Antarctic lake 'could reveal new life' | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Russian scientists said Thursday a probe to a pristine lake deep under the ice of Antarctica could bring revelations on the evolution of the planet Earth and possibly even new life forms.  Russian scientists pose for a picture after reaching the...
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When Dickens fell out with America

When Dickens fell out with America | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
On his first visit to America in 1842, English novelist Charles Dickens was greeted like a modern rock star. But the trip soon turned sour, as Simon Watts reports.
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National Heritage Museum: Masonic Apron Mystery: Are These ...

National Heritage Museum: Masonic Apron Mystery: Are These ... | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Like the two other aprons, it is hand painted and inked on silk with various Masonic symbols - most prominently the personification of Hope standing beside her anchor. On the rounded flap is an all-seeing eye flanked by two ...
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Nurse reveals the top 5 regrets people make on their deathbed | Arise India Forum - Dispel illusion and hatred..establish truth!!

Nurse reveals the top 5 regrets people make on their deathbed | Arise India Forum - Dispel illusion and hatred..establish truth!! | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. I was with them for the last three to twelve weeks of their lives.
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Ancient ruins of Machu Picchu Provide Home for Spectacled Bears ...

Ancient ruins of Machu Picchu Provide Home for Spectacled Bears ... | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
The “Lost City” of the Incas is a stunning display of harmony between man-made structures and nature. Though it has long been unoccupied by humans, Machu Picchu has been reclaimed by nature and now serves as a ...
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The Weird World of Animal Mating

The Weird World of Animal Mating | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Each species of animal has different mating rituals. Some are more than a little bit odd, and others are downright deadly...
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Deconstructing Dengue: How Old Is That Mosquito?

Dengue fever, a nasty disease caused by a virus, is just beginning to show up in the U.S. It's carried from person to person by mosquitoes, and one researcher studying the spread is looking for clues in the age of the insects.
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Language skills linked to time in sun

Language skills linked to time in sun | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it

Mothers with low vitamin D levels during pregnancy are twice as likely to have children who experience language difficulties requiring clinical treatment, Australian scientists have found in research that reignites the debate on whether all pregnant mothers should be tested for deficiency.

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Climate Change Threatens Tropical Birds

Climate Change Threatens Tropical Birds | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Climate change spells trouble for many tropical birds - especially those living in mountains, coastal forests and relatively small areas - and the damage will be compounded by other threats like habitat loss, disease and competition among species.
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Read the Signs, Take the Next Step

Read the Signs, Take the Next Step | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Lessons always arrive when you are ready for them, and if you can read the signs, you will learn everything you need to know in order to take the next step.
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United Nations adopts Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples

United Nations adopts Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
The General Assembly today adopted a landmark declaration outlining the rights of the world’s estimated 370 million indigenous people and outlawing discrimination against them – a move that followed more than two decades of debate.
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“He was born a wisdom man and became a great story teller ...

“He was born a wisdom man and became a great story teller ... | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
He was born a wisdom man and became a great story teller. Through telling the history of the Aboriginals, shining a light on the terrible way they were treated by whites, and sharing his life story, Banjo Clarke opens a book of ...
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Scientists shed new light on Mariana Trench

Scientists shed new light on Mariana Trench | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
An ocean mapping expedition has shed new light on deepest place on Earth, the 2,500-kilometer long Mariana Trench in the western Pacific Ocean near Guam.
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Dead Sea Scrolls get new life

Dead Sea Scrolls get new life | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
The most extensive public display of 2,000-year-old Biblical documents just got a refresh.  At the Discovery Times Square exhibit “The Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Biblical Times," a new set of 10 documents have been installed to replace the...
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The mysterious hominids from the Denisova Cave

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Bence Viola from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig discovered the tooth fragments together with Russian colleagues in the Denisova Cave in the Altai Mountains.
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Science behind ponytail revealed

Science behind ponytail revealed | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Physicists have come up with an equation that predicts the shape of a ponytail.
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Animal mummies discovered at ancient Egyptian site

Animal mummies discovered at ancient Egyptian site | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
A wealth of new discoveries, from animal mummies linked to the jackal god and human remains to an enigmatic statue, are revealing the secrets of an ancient holy place in Egypt once known as the Terrace of the Great God.
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Mexican indigenous group battles with famine

Mexican indigenous group battles with famine | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
The Tarahumara people from northern Mexico are struggling to survive a chronic food shortage after one of the most severe droughts ever to strike their remote homeland.
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Brazil's Belo Monte Hydroelectric Plant Threatens 40,000 - Salem-News.Com

Brazil's Belo Monte Hydroelectric Plant Threatens 40,000 - Salem-News.Com | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Local tribes believe construction of the massive Belo Monte hydroelectric power plant on the Xingu River in Brazil's northern region continues, water levels will eventually flood 40,000 human beings from their homes.
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