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Bringing Life to the Dead Sea

Water can be an economic win-win agent and a ‘lubricant of peace,’ especially when basins transcend jurisdictional boundaries The post Bringing Life to the Dead Sea appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

Ancient burned scroll virtually unwrapped

In 1970, an excavation of an ancient synagogue in the town of En-Gedi just west of the Dead Sea unearthed a parchment scroll. The town was inhabited from the late 8th century B.C. until it burned down in early 7th century A.D., and the scroll bore mute witness to En-Gedi’s fate. It was found inside [...]

Scientists Digitally Unroll Earliest Old Testament Scroll

What do you do when you find a tightly rolled parchment scroll that’s been burned to the point where it’s illegible and impossible to be unrolled? If it cam from the Dead Sea and is possibly an early text from the Old Testament, you keep it protected...

Would you like learn to about famous painters out at sea or meet the zombie cast of The Walking Dead? Five of the wackiest themed cruises revealed 

From heavy metal themed cruises, meeting the stars of Emmerdale and Eastenders and surprise itineraries - Cruises aren't just for those looking for peace and quiet.

Oldest Surviving Fragment Of Bible Text (2,000 Years) Deciphered, Thanks To New Scanning Technology

“Nearly half a century ago, archaeologists found a charred ancient scroll in the ark of a synagogue on the western shore of the Dead Sea. The lump of carbonized parchment could not be opened or read. Its curators did nothing but conserve it, hoping that new technology might one day emerge to make the scroll […]

Scientists Virtually Unroll Scroll Turned to Charcoal in Fire

An ancient Jewish scroll reduced to charcoal in a fire 1,500 years ago along the shores of the Dead Sea has finally been read with the help of dedicated researchers and some impressive new technology, National Geographic reports. According to the AP, the so-called Ein Gedi scroll sat in...

Wondergadget Allows Researchers To Read a Charred Biblical Scroll 

5 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

For over forty years, archaeologists have longed to peek inside a badly damaged ancient scroll found on the western shore of the Dead Sea. Now an international team of scientists has managed to do so by virtually unrolling the scroll, revealing the text hidden deep within: the first few verses from the book of Leviticus. Read more...

En-Gedi Scroll Virtually Unwrapped | Video

The scroll carries the writing of the Hebrew Bible's Book of Leviticus. Researchers were able to successfully unravel the 1700-year-old dead sea scroll using a digital analysis called "virtual unwrapping."

1,700-Year-Old Dead Sea Scroll 'Virtually Unwrapped,' Revealing Text

The En-Gedi scroll, a text that includes part of the Book of Leviticus in the Hebrew Bible that was ravaged by fire about 1,400 years ago, is now readable, thanks to a complex digital analysis called "virtual unwrapping."

Stellar ghosts reveal galactic origins

Our sky is blanketed in a sea of stellar ghosts; all potential phantoms that have been dead for millions of years and yet we don't know it yet. That is what we will be discussing today. What happens to the largest of our stars, and how that influences the very makeup of the universe we reside in.

Explosive Traces Discovered On EgyptAir Flight 804 Debris

last weekVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

In May, EgyptAir Flight 804 crashed into the Mediterranean Sea while traveling from Paris to Cairo. All 66 people on board have been presumed dead, and causes of the crash are still being investigated. No group has yet claimed overt responsibility for the crash, but investigators just found explosive residue on the wreckage. Read more...

'Ghost Forests' Appear As Rising Seas Kill Trees

The bare trunks of dead coastal forests along the Mid-Atlantic coast are the latest bellwether of climate change.

‘Ghost Forests’ Appear As Rising Seas Kill Trees

The bare trunks of dead coastal forests along the Mid-Atlantic coast are the latest bellwether of climate change.

'Ghost Forests' Appear As Rising Seas Kill Trees

The forests of dead trees are prevalent along the mid-Atlantic coast, where sea level rise is rapid.

Girl Eats Peppered Potato Chips That Were Actually Covered In DEAD ANTS!

We will never look at pepper the same way again! On Tuesday, high school student Emily Wagoner went to the Pita Pit in Beaverton, Oregon and ate some Miss Vickie's Sea Salt & Vinegar Chips. Sounds innocent enough, right? WRONG! Related: FDA Bans Common Soap Ingredient Found In THESE Big Name Brands! Initially, she thought her crisps were [...]

One Dead And Two Critically Injured During Lifeboat Drills On Royal Caribbean’s Harmony Of The Seas

One crew member is dead, two others are critically injured, and two more are dealing with minor injuries after a tragic accident on board the largest cruise liner in the world. On Tuesday morning, lifeboat drills were taking place on Royal Caribbean‘s Harmony of the Seas when the security measures took a horrible turn. Show More Summary

Harmony of the Seas Incident: One Dead, Four Hurt

last weekLifestyle / Luxury : Luxuo

A crew member aboard the world’s largest cruise liner, Harmony of the Seas, has died while four others have been injured in an accident.

15 Naked Models Sink into Dead Sea Sand for an Environmental Call to Arms

A guerilla photography shoot captures the beauty of the Dead Sea—that is, while it still exists.


"Life will close over a sorrow like the sea over a dead body, no matter how much love has gone to the bottom." ---Joseph Conrad The unforgettable imprint of September 11, 2001 has changed each of us. In our collective psyche, too, we...Show More Summary

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