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Researchers say ancient Philistine town located in Israel

'It is not 100% sure, but I think it's 90% that this was biblical Ziklag,' says Yosef Garfinkel, head of the institute of archaeology at Jerusalem's Hebrew University

'It is not 100% sure, but I think it's 90% that this was biblical Ziklag,' says Yosef ...

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Researchers say ancient Philistine town located in Israel

The Guggenheim Museum in New York is among the creations of the late American architect ...

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Frank Lloyd Wright buildings named UNESCO World Heritage sites

There are some 11,774 burial mounds, says UNESCO, while another 15 sites include 17 royal ...

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UNESCO adds Bahrain burial mounds to World Heritage List

It seems when the chance of being observed is low, people are more prone to evade a moral ...

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Moral science confirms people behave better when they think they're being watched

Shaped by volcanoes and surrounded by lava fields, the park is also home to the largest ...

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Iceland glacier national park named World Heritage site

After the successful vote, Iraq's delegation clasps hands and invites all delegates 'to ...

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UNESCO lists Iraq's Babylon as World Heritage Site

The wreck is located off the Mediterranean island's southeast coast, near the popular ...

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Cyprus discovers 'first undisturbed Roman shipwreck'

A study published in 'Science' looked at how often people in 40 different countries ...

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Majority of people return lost wallets – here's the psychology and which countries are the most honest

A third (33%) of French people do not agree that immunization is safe, according to the ...

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France has lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally – poll

This psychologist offers 6 ways people can reduce the harm social media can do to their ...

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6 ways to protect your mental health from social media's dangers