Posts Tagged ‘surprising’

Mementos for the Dead: Surprising Burial Customs in Iron Age Britain

A University of York researcher has developed a new framework for interpreting collections of everyday objects found during archaeological excavations, specifically at sites linked to Iron Age Britain. Despite the absence of skeletal remains, Dr. Lindsey Büster believes that such caches in Iron Age Britain were created and buried as a way to remember and […]

Galloway Hoard Study Reveals Some Surprising Secrets

Researchers have just revealed that what is perhaps Europe’s most famous Viking Age hoard – the Galloway Hoard – was not a rapidly concealed family treasure being hidden from invaders. Rather, it was a ritually assembled and buried treasure representing four men of different statuses in Viking Age Scotland. The famous “Galloway Hoard” was unearthed by […]

10 surprising facts about Jewish Americans to emerge from the latest Pew Report

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The surprising ancient origins of Passover

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Surprising Truths about the Legendary Scythians Revealed

New research into the lifestyle of the Scythians, the nomadic culture that reigned supreme on the  steppes of Central Asia in the first millennium BC, is questioning the long-held historic narratives about these ancient peoples. Rather than the traditional image of Scythians as terrifyingly fierce nomadic warriors, this research of burial remains in multiple locations is […]

Eating Like an Ancient: 5 Surprising Foods You Can Still Try Today

They say we just need food to survive, but we all know we eat good food to really live! The ancients knew this as well, and that sentiment was echoed across time and cultures, creating vibrant, delicious cuisines made from regional foods to sustain, nourish and nurture—foods that were sometimes good enough for the gods! […]

A Mysterious Mummy in Cairo: The Surprising True Identity of Joseph with the Coat of Many Colors

Who was the king who appointed Joseph, of the legendary coat of many colors, as his minister? And during which period of Egyptian history did he live? Since the start of archaeological digging in Egypt more than a hundred and fifty years ago, scholars have been trying to answer these questions. These were questions to […]

A Sacred Light in the Darkness: Surprising Winter Solstice Illuminations at Spanish Missions

On Monday, Dec. 21, nations in the Northern Hemisphere mark the winter solstice – the shortest day and longest night of the year. For thousands of years people have marked this event with rituals and celebrations to signal the rebirth of the sun and its victory over darkness. At hundreds, and perhaps thousands, of missions […]

Discovering Rothschild’s surprising weakness helped Zionists get a donation

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Trump’s Surprising Alaska-Canada Rail Announcement: Might America Join the Polar Silk Road?

By Matthew Ehret for the Saker Blog On September 26, President Trump announced that a long-overdue project would receive Federal support which involves connecting Alaska for the first time with Canada and the lower 48 states via a 2570 km railway. In his Tweet announcing the project, Trump said: Ever since the days of the […]

Surprising Links Between Pharaoh Akhenaten and the Jewish New Year

The origin of Jewish New Year celebrations has long been shrouded in mystery. Families around the world celebrate it during autumn with sweet delicacies, joyous prayers, and the blasting of the shofar ram’s horn. Called Rosh Hashanah (“Head of the Year”), it is also Yom Hazikaron (“Day of Remembrance”). However, what exactly is being remembered? […]

‘Glampervans’: The surprising UK winner of the COVID-19 pandemic

During the coronavirus pandemic the need for social distancing in the UK has led to a big increase in sales of campervans, or glampervans if you’re budget allows it. For those who can afford it, they’re becoming a must-have accessory that offers comfort and flexibility. Top-end models come in at around 100,000 euros, or of […]

‘Glampervans’: The surprising UK winner of the COVID-19 pandemic

During the coronavirus pandemic the need for social distancing in the UK has led to a big increase in sales of campervans, or glampervans if you’re budget allows it. For those who can afford it, they’re becoming a must-have accessory that offers comfort and flexibility. Top-end models come in at around 100,000 euros, or of […]

The Dorito Effect – The Surprising Truth About Food and Flavor

Dr. Mercola, Guest Waking Times  In his book “The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor,” award-winning journalist and author, Mark Schatzker, investigates the introduction of flavor into the industrialized food supply. An investigative journalist by profession, Schatzker’s curiosity about flavor led him to eventually write two books addressing this issue. […]

Scientists Examine Individuals Who Claim Communication With The Dead – Surprising Results Found

Next Story Mediums are individuals who claim to experience communication with the deceased. Throughout history, mediums have been subjected to much skepticism and ridicule. Things are a little different today as science continues to move forward and explore the mysteries surrounding the metaphysical.  Science is constantly evolving, and in some cases returning to what was […]

Surprising Biblical Origins of Thanksgiving: Puritan Founders Saw Themselves as ‘New Hebrews’

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8 Surprising Foods That Can Harm Or Kill Your Pets

Next Story If you have a dog, or any other pet for that matter, you’ve probably been warned to keep them away from certain foods. Your friends may say in passing, “Keep your dog away from that chocolate cake!” But what other foods are hazardous to your pets? Surprisingly enough, many natural foods that are nutritious for […]

The Incredible & Surprising Benefits of Keeping a Dream Journal

Next Story Recently, scientists from Caltech university proved that an ancient species of jellyfish has a sleep cycle. All known mammals, birds, reptiles, and fish on planet earth sleep, but this finding means sleep does not require a brain, and is one of the most ancient evolutionary traits around. So, a very important one. If […]

10 Surprising Facts About Money You Didn’t Know Before

It’s no secret that money has distinctive features such as watermarks, special designs, or serial numbers. However, that’s not the end of it, and with technological progress comes new security measures. The EURion constellation, or Omron rings The EURion constellation is a repeated pattern of 5 rings that lets copy machines recognize the notes. Some printers and copiers refuse to print notes with these patterns, […]

One Of The Most Surprising Ways To Tell How Healthy You Are

Next Story Sometimes it can be difficult to tell how healthy we are. We may have a clean bill of health from our doctors, yet we still get upset stomaches, headaches, back pain, and other issues that suggest our bodies are not in complete harmony. Plus, health can be relative to your perception of what a healthy […]

The Surprising Provision Buried In Sanders’ Medicare For All Bill

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) released his Medicare For All bill this week with an impressive 16 co-sponsors, and it contained one very interesting section that has been mostly overlooked. Roughly one-fifth of the bill is dedicated to the creation of a very detailed “Medicare Transitional Plan.” Under Sanders’ bill, Americans would be phased-in to a new Medicare […]

The Shimmer In Your Makeup Is Terrible For Your Skin, But The Way It’s Made Is Even More Surprising

Next Story Whether it’s being applied to our eyes, our faces, or our bodies in general, shimmery beauty products have been on the rise for decades. It may be less common to see sparkles all over people’s faces, but they’re still popular, especially the ones that claim to produce the illusion of a “natural glow.” And with […]

The Surprising Power of Poetry to Change Lives and Transform the World

August 29th, 2017 By Carolanne Wright Contributing writer for Wake Up World Winner of the TS Eliot award, John Burnside doesn’t think poetry is a frivolous act, another romantic — yet ultimately worthless — art destined for the dusty archives of history. Instead, he believes “poetry is central to our culture … capable of being the […]

Scientists Make SURPRISING Discovery After Studying DNA of Ancient Egyptian Mummies

Even though scientists believed that Ancient Egyptian mummies were all our of DNA, they were wrong. A new study has revealed fascinating — and totally unexpected — results. According to reports, the first ever full-genome analysis of Ancient Egyptian mummies has shown that they were more Turkish and European than Africa. Experts studied ancient DNA from Egyptian […]

Boy With ‘No Brain’ Learns How To Count Surprising Doctors And Experts

Humans have long been defined by their brain power and brain capacity. It is precisely these attributes that have helped the human race advance as a species. That is why when a boy was born with ‘no brain’ doctors and nurses did not expect him to survive. When a boy from Cumbria was born with less […]

10 Surprising Ways the Government is Spying on You (VIDEO)

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7 Surprising Things You’re Not Supposed To Know About Sunscreen and Sunlight Exposure

Ask somebody about sunscreen and you’re likely to receive an earful of disinformation from a person who has been repeatedly misinformed by health authorities and the mainstream media. Almost nothing you hear about sunscreen from traditional media channels is accurate. So here’s a quick guide to the 7 most important things you need to know […]

Atlantis Unearthed — Surprising Underwater Scans Show Lost Architecture on the Sea Floor

In his poems of the Iliad, the Greek Philosopher Homer introduces us to the mythical city of Troy, which remained a curiosity to many until the late 1870s when Heinrich Schliemann, on a hunch, began excavating the remains of an ancient city in Turkey. Although he was an amateur archaeologist and his methods were considered […]

11 Surprising Ways A Pinch Of Baking Soda Can Change Your Life

We bet you have at least one box at home – and you’d be surprised at just how many ways you can use it. That magical box? Baking soda! Consider the following eleven great uses for baking soda: 1. Enhanced Sports Performance: Distance runners have long engaged in a practice known as “soda doping” — […]

10 Surprising health benefits of cinnamon

(Natural News) Cinnamon is more than just that thing you sprinkle on toast or on top of a holiday drink. The spice, is typically used in baked goods and pastries, mostly because it smells really good — but its benefits go far beyond its scent. Cinnamon, whether in stick or powder form, comes from the inner bark of […]

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