Posts Tagged ‘unique’

Just 7% of Human DNA Is Unique, Says Latest Large-scale Genetic Study

Among all the species of man that ever existed, Homo sapiens (modern man) is the sole survivor. But that doesn’t make us quite as special as we thought. A genetic study carried out by researchers at the University of California Santa Cruz (UC Santa Cruz) found that modern humans only possess a small fraction of […]

Maya Cities Had Unique Neotropical Forest Parks Says New Study

The Maya civilization was renowned for its progress in the fields of art, architecture, mathematics, astronomy, and the calendar systems. Part of their highly developed architecture is missing even from contemporary urban centers. The Maya had roads, paved plazas, pyramids, temples, palaces and homes for its fast-growing population. But Maya cities, according to the latest […]

Dream vacations: 12 most unique travel destinations in Iran

Dream vacations: 12 most unique travel destinations in Iran – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Embracing 24 UNESCO World Heritage sites, Iran is an amazingly underrated country with an immense history, sociable people, and magnificent architecture. However, the grandeur of this country is rarely shown in the mass media; it is sadly always buried underneath footages that […]

The Ain Ghazal Statues: Jordan’s Unique and Graceful Neolithic Figures

‘Ain Ghazal (hereafter Ain Ghazal) is an archaeological site located in Jordan that dates to the Neolithic period, and flourished from around the 8th to 6th millennium BC. Ain Ghazal was discovered during the 1970s, but only excavated in the following decade. The excavation of the site continued until the late 1990s, and, consequently, archaeologists have been […]

UNRWA and the Unique Treatment of Palestinians Prevents Peace

Palestinians pass by the gate of an UNRWA-run school in Nablus in the West Bank, August 13, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Abed Omar Qusini. As news of President Biden’s decision to renew funding for UNRWA broke, UNRWA Commissioner-General Philippe Lazzarini was speaking at a UN event on “Delivering Critical Assistance for Palestine Refugees.” Ironically, Lazzarini’s […]

New unique living space opens for Jews at University of Illinois

The construction of America’s first university-affiliated Jewish living quarters in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is finally complete. The project was started in 2017, and the facilities are open to students applying for the class of 2021-2022. [embedded content] The residence includes 32 two-bedroom suites, with each containing modern furniture and Smart TVs, as […]

A ‘unique’ sight: Rain brings waterfall to Australia’s Uluru

Uluru, one of Australia’s most recognisable landmarks and UNESCO world heritage sites, received 46mm of rain over the weekend, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park staff said on social media. Tourists flocked to the national part to catch a glimpse of the rare phenomenon on Wednesday. In a social media post, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park staff said: […]

Microsoft Creates COVID System to ‘Scan Children’ in Schools With Unique Barcode

Microsoft has unveiled a creepy new Covid system that scans school children with a unique barcode so they can attend class. Children in the Los Angeles Unified School District in will have their own unique QR code, or “daily pass,” that will be scanned by the system. You can unsubscribe any time. By subscribing you […]

PODCAST: Hear 3 unique voices speak on Black/Jewish trust and solidarity

This week on The Times of Israel’s weekly podcast Times Will Tell, we honor Black History Month and speak to three members of the Black and Jewish communities about their experiences, their struggles and their visions for the future in a panel, “Circles of Trust: Black and Jewish Communities Fight Together for Change.” A little […]

Unique Viking Runes Discovered in Denmark

“These are the runes we’ve been missing,” says archaeologist. A comb with a runic inscription of the word “comb,” perhaps doesn’t sound so sensational. But it is. The comb dates to the early Viking Age around 800 CE. Just a handful of runic texts from this period exists. The comb was discovered during excavations of […]

Unique Late Scythian Necropolis Tells of Demise and Transition

Russian archaeologists have spent the last several months thoroughly exploring an ancient Scythian necropolis discovered in 2018 in southwestern Crimea, near Sevastopol. This Scythian necropolis, which has been dubbed Kiel-Dere 1, has been dated to the Late Scythian period (approximately 200 BC to 375 AD). This was the time when the last remnants of the […]

US soldiers, IDF mark Holocaust Memorial Day in unique event

International Holocaust Memorial Day that was marked on January 27 included a unique event in Pennsylvania that brought together IDF officers and members of the US military. The event was the brainchild of Lt.-Col. Shai Schul, Israel’s Security Assistance Liaison Officer to the US Army, and was why he was in Pennsylvania at the time […]

Dutch village is finally ready to tell its unique Holocaust rescue story

On a cold February morning in 1945, a Dutch Nazi SS unit noticed a foreign-looking man walking around a farm in this remote village. The Nazis confronted farm owner Jan van der Helm and gunned him down when he tried to escape. They discovered five Jews in hiding on the farm, and beat one of […]

Building a unique Holocaust museum at Babyn Yar

It is the site of one of the most infamous massacres of World War II, yet the precise location of the murders remained hidden until recently. Almost eighty years have passed since the sunny September day when thousands of Jews were ordered to a ravine near Kyiv with their belongings. Yet, despite its notoriety, no […]

Unique Aboriginal gift ideas

Possum Skin Artwork / Jinibara Designs So we’ve put together a list of Aboriginal gifts that we believe would make truly memorable presents or souvenirs. We’ve left out the most common gifts such as boomerangs that are already easy to find, in the hope that we can challenge stores to start sourcing a wider range […]

Unique Cyprus Death Cult Treasures Uncovered at Mass Burial Site

Excavators in Cyprus have discovered a series of “sensational finds” of death cult artifacts dating to 3,500 years ago, during the Bronze Age. A vessel used as a cult funerary object, a seal with cuneiform characters, and a scarab with ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs from the reign of Nefertiti are among the “unique” finds made by a […]

Dozens protest Israeli construction in unique West Bank ecosystem

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Google and Facebook give unique insight into how US election is being fought online

The US presidential election – more than any other before it – has established a battleground online. The role of social media companies in monitoring content has drawn controversy from both Republicans and Democrats, especially given the alleged foreign interference in the 2016 election. But data from global tech companies, such as Google or Facebook, […]

Man and Bird Join Forces: The Unique Tradition of Cormorant Fishing

Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man how to fish, and you will feed him for a lifetime. This ancient proverb is a well-known saying around the world, and is directly tied to one of the oldest sources of food for humans across the world. Fishing is […]

Discover the unique gothic churches of Romania’s remote Maramureș region

These villages may look like they belong in fairy tales but they’re real-life places. Romania’s remote northwestern region of Maramureș has a unique architectural style, where tall, tower-like wooden churches with shingled roofs dot the landscape. Incredibly, some of them are 400 years old. Several of these churches, built using local oak, are on the […]

UAE’s unique leverage over Israel buried annexation to enable normalization

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Being president means sacrificing your personal life, but it’s a unique job – Putin

Not all questions at the Q&A session held by the Russian president on Thursday were about politics, healthcare, or economic development. For some, it was all about lifting the curtain on the leader’s private life. Asked what he had to sacrifice to be president, Putin answered after a short pause: “It’s your personal life. It’s […]

3 Unique survival uses of pine tree resin

(Natural News) Aside from being a good source of sturdy timber and wood pulp, aromatic pine trees also produce resin. When you’re out in the wild, you can use pine tree resin for various survival scenarios. (h/t to ReadyNutrition.com.) Resin is a naturally occurring substance that protects trees from fungi and disease. Resin, which is also […]

Indian analyst stresses Iran’s unique role in combating terrorism

IRNA – An Indian analyst of international affairs stressed Iran’s unique role in fighting terrorism and said victory over Daesh (ISIS) would have been a dream in Iran’s absence. Talking to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) in an exclusive interview, Kallol Bhattacherjee termed the combat against terrorism as an “unending war” in West Asia. […]

Star Wars’ Soviet secret: Princess Leia wielded unique gun against stormtroopers

“Did you know that Princess Leia used a Soviet Margolin pistol in the original trilogy?” Kalashnikov Concern said in a statement on Facebook on Thursday. The Margolin (MCM pistol) practice shooting pistol was designed in the Soviet Union back in 1950s. The notable pistol emerges in one of the most memorable scenes of Episode IV: […]

Neuroscientists Discover a Unique Link Between Breathing and the Brain

Anna Hunt, Staff WriterWaking Times The relationship between the breath and the brain is very powerful. We know that much. Yet, we’ve understood very little about the mechanics behind this relationship. Until now. In a new study, neuroscientists were able to identify exactly how breathing changes the brain. Breathing and the Brain Our ability to […]

Iranian players have unique power and speed, S. Korea coach says

The Korean team, currently second in Group A, the last automatic qualification spot, is scheduled to host already-qualified Iran on Aug. 31, and will take on third-placed Uzbekistan five days later. “I must say Iran is not the same as other teams in the Middle East,” Shin said to reporters at the NFC. “Iranian players […]

Unleashing Your Unique Talents and Gifts in Service of a World in Need

Caroline Ryan, ContributorWaking Times  So you have probably noticed things aren’t going so well on planet earth right now. Nothing and no-one remains untouched by our unprecedented global upheaval as it’s impact takes its toll on our feelings, thoughts, perspectives and experiences and much else besides. It’s unequivocally all change and unfortunately, the destructive type. […]

Medical system goes full "mark of the beast" with Unique Patient Identifier tracking

(Natural News) For some of us, visiting the doctor is an uncomfortable and invasive process. Being examined by and telling a complete stranger how we feel can be very difficult for many. At the very least, we would expect that information to remain private, safely tucked away in the doctor’s records, for his or her […]

US-called ‘Moderates’ behead Palestinian child in Syria’s Aleppo

Alwaght- Militants from the “Noureddine Zanki” group, which is labelled as moderate by the US, have beheaded a Palestinian child from the city of Aleppo. The child whose killing has been recorded and circulated appears to be no older than 13 years old. The killing was carried out before a crowd on charges of belonging […]

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