Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Sifting in front from some of the earth containing finds from the Temple Mount in Israel.
According to a Jerusalem Post article, on August 25, by David M. Weinberg, “One of the most important archaeological projects in the Land of Israel of our times—the Temple Mount Sifting Project—has run out of money and been temporarily shut down.” Given the recent UNESCO decision...
Rosetta NAVCAM image taken on 28 October 2014
Rosetta is the European Space Agency (ESA) space probe launched on 2 March 2004, now conducting a detailed study of comet Churyumov–Gerasimenko (67P). The spacecraft reached the comet's orbit and on 12 November its lander module successfully descended on 67P. It was the first time in history that a spaceship landed on a comet. "This is the first unambiguous detection...
Zika Virus mosquito.
An open letter addressed to the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Margaret Chan calls for the Brazil Olympic Games to be Postponed or Moved. The Open Letter has four authors, the Prof. Amir Attaran (University of Ottawa), Prof. Arthur Caplan and Prof. Lee Igel (New York University) and Dr. Christopher Gaffney (University of Zurich). As of...
Stonehenge is aligned with the winter solstice. Image by Simon Wakefield - License
The British Science Association announced today the discovery of about 200 standing stones (called Superhenge) just under two miles (3km) away from the Stonehenge. "The overlying bank surrounding the Superhenge is aligned with the winter solstice, but the buried monument seems to be on a different alignment." Professor Vince Gaffney Recent scanning of the area with remote sensing and image technology has...

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The pipe was repaired, but the contaminant was left in the environment. Photo by: Nile Institute of Environmental Health.

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Rafael Valera, leader of the Venezuelan political movement Rumbo Libertad. Photo by: ViaNews.

Interview with Rafael Valera, leader of the Venezuelan political movement Rumbo...

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Europe

Independentists protesting in Autovía A-2. Photo by: ViaNews.

Pro-Catalan Protesters Take to Spain’s Highways to Call for Release of Political Prisoners

Madrid (ViaNews) - Separatists, with reflective vests, independentist Catalan flag, and banners demand the release of "political prisoners." Protesters choose major Spain's highway bridges to protest against the imprisonment of separatist leaders. A small group...
August 10. 2018, protest against corruption in Victory Square, Bucharest, Romania. Photo by: Babu.

Romania Protests: After Communism, Romanians Stand United to Fight Corruption

BUCHAREST, Romania (ViaNews) - Twenty-eight years have passed since the Romanian Revolution. At the end of 1989. there was a period of violent civil unrest which resulted in the overthrowing of the Communist regime...
Russia World Cup fan kissing Russian girl.

World Cup 2018: Russian Women are Being Bullied for Getting too Friendly With Foreigners

Moskow, Russia (ViaNews) - Russian women are being accused of disregarding Russian men and “sell themselves” to foreigners. Online haters have been launching bullying campaigns in the social media. They search for photos of...

Business

Goldman Sachs Tower in Jersey city. Photo by: Oriez.

Goldman Sachs Says Yes to Cryptocurrency Custody Service And No to Trading Service

Goldman Sachs was never in the running to set up a cryptocurrency trading desk. Over the past few months, reports have made headlines indicating that the investment company was considering opening a cryptocurrency trading...
Securities and Exchange Commission. Photo by: Ethereum World News Archives.

Will Cryptocurrencies End Up At Zero On Bubble Burst? – Yale Economist Explains

Will cryptocurrency-bubble burst or bounce back? That is the single biggest question among many electric currency enthusiasts make in response to wild price swings experienced in recent months. After a dramatic rise to record...
Reserve bank of India, Headquarters. Photo by: Soham Banerjee

This Is How India And Thailand Policies Have Affected Cryptocurrencies Sentiments

NEW DELHI (India) - A pronunciation by the Reverse Bank of India barring all banks and financial institutions form dealing in virtual currencies has had an adverse effect on the overall cryptocurrency landscape. The...