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Deep within the interior of the Great Temple at Abu Simbel, carved into a mountainside in southern Egypt's ancient Nubian Valley, lies a vast, wondrous world. Pillars adorned with intricate military artworks support a ceiling painted with winged vultures...
Mark Zuckerberg appeared in front of US senators on Tuesday and at times looked like he'd rather be anywhere else. And, of course, it was something that was picked up on by social media...
Prof David Reich of Harvard Medical School is one of the leading lights in the field of ancient DNA. His team's work has cast a new perspective on human history, reconstructing the epic migrations and genetic exchanges that shaped the people of different regions worldwide...
Sea reptiles the size of whales swam off the English coast while dinosaurs walked the land, according to a new fossil discovery. The jaw bone, found on a Somerset beach, is giving clues to the ''last of the giants'' that roamed the oceans 205 million years ago...
This is the European Space Agency's spectacular new view of ocean tides as they sweep around the Earth. The movie shows not the bulging movement of water directly, but rather its magnetic signature...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has told US Senators his company is in a constant battle with Russian operators seeking to exploit the social network. "This is an arms race. They're going to keep getting better," he said...
More than half of your body is not human, say scientists. Human cells make up only 43% of the body's total cell count. The rest are microscopic colonists...
Israel's military says it is investigating video footage, filmed through the scope of a rifle, allegedly catching soldiers cheering the shooting of an apparently unarmed Palestinian. The video, which went viral online and featured prominently on Israeli TV, was denounced by Israeli politicians...
When Lionel Messi scores another wonder strike, the city of Barcelona literally shakes. Scientists have a seismometer installed close to the Camp Nou stadium and it picks up the telltale vibrations every time the crowd celebrates a goal.
The 34-year-old man had eaten one Carolina Reaper chilli in the contest in New York State. The "crushingly painful" headaches came on in the next few days...
Russian authorities are prosecuting doctors who accidentally gave a woman a fatal dose of formaldehyde instead of saline after an operation. A senior doctor at the Ulyanovsk hospital, Vladimir Demin, has been sacked, Russian media say. Formaldehyde is used for embalming corpses.
The vessel sank in 1915, crushed by sea-ice in the Weddell Sea and lost in 3,000m of water. Shackleton and his crew were forced into lifeboats to make an extraordinary and heroic escape across the Southern Ocean.
The FBI has raided the offices of Michael Cohen, the long-time personal lawyer for US President Donald Trump. Law enforcement acted on a "referral" from Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 election...
He made a name for himself running transport systems in London, Sydney and Toronto. Now Briton Andy Byford is in charge of turning around New York's aging, failing subway system. What did he get himself into?...
The 19m (62ft) bronze cast of Qin Shi Huang was blown from its stone pedestal in Shandong province during high winds on Friday. It landed face-first, crushing the head of the terracotta-warrior emperor "like a pancake", according to state-run outlet Global Times...

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