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  1. Religion & Culture | The Ten Commandments a myth?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 25 | The Gleaner

    "The myths of Egypt will be found to have been copied and reproduced, and declared to have been given directly from the hand and mouth of the Lord, whereas there was no revelation or divine origin in the matter. The Hebrews took them from the Egyptians."

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  2. Robust property rights can help bring Iraq back from the brinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 12 | Washington Examiner

    Deliberation about how to foster peace and democracy in Iraq too often ignores this fact: The administration of property rights in Iraq today is arguably weaker than under ancient Mesopotamian rule. And while we support calls for a minority safe zone in Iraq as a response to the ISIS genocide, military protection alone will not achieve a sustainable peace.

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  3. 4,000-year-old prenup pushes for surrogacy in case of infertilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 12 | The Times of Israel

    Cuneiform tablet calls for a contractual sex slave to be freed after a son's birth -- and would have prevented the bitter rivalry between biblical Hagar and Sarah The cradle of civilization is also the birthplace of surrogate motherhood, according to a recently deciphered cuneiform tablet from Turkey. The first historical reference to infertility and surrogacy was found in a trove in Turkey's Kayseri province.

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  4. Assyrian Cuniform Prenup Addresses Infertility and SurrogacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 12 | Neatorama

    A 4000-year-old Assyrian clay tablet found at an archeological dig in Turkey has been translated as a marriage contract. Some terms are spelled out quite explicitly, particularly what would happen if the wife doesn't produce a child.

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  5. Storms leave thousands in the valley without power.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... 12 397 Today at 10:00 PM JOHNSTON TOWNSHIP Fewer than 5 Today at 10:00 PM MECCA TOWNSHIP 45 Today at 10:00 PM MESOPOTAMIA TOWNSHIP 18 Today at 10:00 PM SOUTHINGTON TOWNSHIP 63 Today at 10:00 PM WEST FARMINGTON 265 Today at 10:00 PM Authorities say ...

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  6. Timber Over TimeRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2017 | Pallet Enterprise

    Timber Over Time Timber Timeline: Find out about how wood construction has evolved through the years and notable moments that changed the way people use timber. By Staff Date Posted: 11/1/2017 The following information was part of an exhibit about wood construction at the National Building Museum focusing on cross-laminated timber and tall wood structures.

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  7. Mesopotamia man pleads guilty to murder, sentenced to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    Investigators say on April 25, Day shot Tiffany Lambert and her mother, 48-year-old Cathryn Lambert, outside the Kinsman Road home Day shared with Tiffany Lambert. The Cincinnati Zoo's popular baby hippo, Fiona, has drawn a lot of love but perhaps none quite like this moment: From her exhibit, she got a front-row seat to a wedding proposal between two of her fans.

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  8. Choosing the right pillow for your best night's sleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    You are not the first, nor are you the last. The first was someone some 9,000 years ago living in Mesopotamia, where historians believe pillows originated.

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  9. The Joy of Sexagesimal Floating-Point ArithmeticRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | Scientific American

    The 59 digits of the Babylonian number system used in ancient Mesopotamia. Although it is a base 60 system, it has a sub-base of 10, making the numbers fairly easy to interpret without extensive cuneiform experience.

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  10. Ancient Babylonian Tablet May Show Early Trigonometry, But Some Experts Are DubiousRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | How Stuff Works

    ... But using it to sell a questionable pet theory won't get us any closer to the answers. And Eleanor Robson, a Mesopotamia expert who in the 1990s proposed in a paper Words and Pictures: New Light on Plimpton 322 that the tablet was a sort of ...

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  11. When ICE Came for the ChaldeansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | Slate Magazine

    On the afternoon of Sunday, June 11, a 29-year-old finance lawyer named Wisam Naoum stopped at a gas station to stock up on beer. It was a sunny, hot afternoon, approaching 90 degrees, and Naoum had a leisurely day planned at his sister's backyard pool.

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  12. India feudatory - Uglies' shine at Cherrystone auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Linn's Stamp News

    ... finest of three known, found a new home for $14,375. A plethora of overprints eventually led to this stamp from Mesopotamia: a 2-anna overprint on a Turkish 1-piaster semipostal that itself already bore a couple of overprints. It sold for $8,050 to ...

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  13. Your last-minute Eclipse of Century cheat sheetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    In case you haven't been paying attention , there is a teensy weensy little astronomical event happening on Monday known as the Eclipse of the CENTURY! It's called such because it's the first total solar eclipse to be visible to the U.S. mainland since 1979 and, well, in general, eclipses are pretty great. Here's everything -- and we mean everything -- you need to know about this event.

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  14. The Bloomingdale's that a Ruth baseball builtRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | Tampa Bay Online

    A treasure, possibly worth half a million dollars, could lie behind a granite slab at the base of the Bloomingdale's flagship store in Manhattan in New York City, just a few feet from a window displaying designer handbags: a baseball signed by Babe Ruth. On April 23, 1930, according to several newspaper accounts, the ball and some other valuable items were entombed in a cornerstone there, at the northeast corner of Lexington Avenue and 59th Street, marking the beginnings of an addition to the store.

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  15. Your last-last-last-minute cheat sheet on the eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    In case you haven't been paying attention , there is a teensy weensy little boring astronomical event happening on Monday known as the Eclipse of the CENTURY!! It's called such because it's the first total solar eclipse to be visible to the US mainland since 1979 and, well, in general, eclipses are pretty great. Here's everything - and we mean everything - you need to know about this event.

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  16. This Is How People Reacted to Eclipses in the Past.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | Mother Jones

    ... sun and moon meant a disruption of the regular, predictable rhythms of everyday life. Ancients texts from China, Mesopotamia and Greece that mention solar eclipses, all suggest the phenomena "were just trouble," says Ed Krupp , director of the ...

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  17. Your last-last-last-minute cheat sheet on Monday's Eclipse of the CenturyRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2017 | WICU12 Erie

    In case you haven't been paying attention , there is a teensy weensy little boring astronomical event happening on Monday known as the Great American Eclipse. It's called such because it's the first total solar eclipse to be visible to the US mainland since 1979 and, well, in general, eclipses are pretty great.

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  18. Mespo FD holds open house todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Tribune-Chronicle

    The Mesopotamia Fire Department, 8800 state Route 534, will hold an open house 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. Fire vehicles and equipment from the fire department, Trumbull HazMat, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Trumbull County Sheriff's Office and others will be displayed.

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  19. Is The Stock Rally Eclipsing Market Risk?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Seeking Alpha

    It was July 1991. My wife and I were leading a band of more than 100 shadow chasers to the Big Island of Hawaii.

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  20. During the total eclipse of the sun, the solar industry will go dark. It should stay that wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    The royal families of Mesopotamia were afraid of the dark. Two-thousand years before Christ, the prophets of that civilization warned that solar eclipses foretold political assassination.

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