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Shrinking Dead Sea leaves trail of perilous sinkholes

EIN GEDI, Israel (Reuters) - A neglected grove of date palms, their leaves long fallen, trunks drooping in the searing heat at the lowest point on earth, is the latest casualty of a dramatic rise in sinkholes wreaking havoc along the coast of the Dead Sea.

DeMarcus Cousins and NBA Colleagues Seem to Be Having a Grand Time in Israel

DeMarcus Cousins' Tour de Holy Land continued Tuesday with a visit to the shores of the Dead Sea. In what appears to be preparation for life under George Karl, Cousins and fellow Sacramento Kings big man Omri Casspi slathered themselves in a brown, muddy substance. Show More Summary

These Weird Sea Creatures Puke Their Guts Up in Self-Defense

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

If you think it’s impressive when a dog rolls over and plays dead or a lizard regenerates its lost tail, the sea squirt Polycarpa mytiligera has a trick that will really blow your mind.

Ryan Joins Arrow

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

Star Trek: Voyager’s Jeri Ryan will be guest starring in Arrow. Arrow is a “modern retelling of the DC Comic character Green Arrow. Multi-millionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead after a shipwreck at sea,” and when he returns to Starling City, he is a changed man. Ryan will appear in the second […]

Mariah Carey -- Cashing In On The Holy Land

Mariah Carey will be swimming in a (dead) sea of money the next time she visits Israel, because she's set to bank $500k for her first gig in the country. A promoter has agreed to pay Mimi her half mil asking price for a one-off performance in…

Visitors Unlikely To Leave North Sentinel Island Alive Due To Its Deadly Inhabitants [Video]

Those who visit North Sentinel Island are unlikely to leave alive due to the island’s murderous inhabitants. North Sentinel Island lies in the Bay of Bengal off of the coast of India and its white beaches and clear blue sea make it the perfect destination for any tourist in search of breathtaking scenery. Show More Summary

The deep sea horrors of Japanese manga 6000 are coming to the screen

All Nippon Entertainment Works has several adaptations of Japanese properties in development. They're working on a remake of the anime GAIKING with THE WALKING DEAD producer Gale Anne Hurd, they're turning the manga SOUL REVIVER...Show More Summary

1,500-Year-Old Burned Parchment Deciphered as Book of Leviticus, Contains God's Instructions to Moses

Researchers have finally been able to decipher, using hi-tech technology, a burned parchment originally discovered 45 years ago at the Dead Sea, and found it to be a part of the book of Leviticus from a 1,500-year-old Torah scroll.

Scroll So Charred It Looks Like Charcoal Finally Read

When a 1,500-year-old scroll was found in the ashes of an ancient synagogue on the shores of the Dead Sea just south of Jerusalem in 1970, it was so charred it resembled a piece of charcoal and was impossible to read or preserve. But now, thanks to the latest...

21st century technology deciphers Hebrew scroll from about 1,500 years ago

last weekArts : Artdaily

Cutting-edge technology has for the first time allowed scholars to read the most ancient Hebrew scroll found since the Dead Sea Scrolls, Israeli and US experts said on Monday. The charred piece of parchment from the sixth century ADShow More Summary

‘The Black Road’ Into Europe

The deadly drama of illegal migration isn’t only on the high seas. Tens of thousands of Syrians, Yemenis, and others are risking death walking through the Balkans into Europe.

Deadly Aircraft of Russian Naval Aviation

On July 17, 1916 the Russian Naval Aviation scored its first victory as four Russian M-9 hydroplanes engaged a group of four German military aircraft over the Baltic Sea downing two of them.

Judean Desert flyover video

JAMES MCGRATH: Dead Sea Drone. Amir Aloni presents us with another of his excellent, unnarrated flyover videos, this one including the Dead Sea region and Masada. More here and links.

Even a tiny temperature spike could cause sea levels to rise 20 feet

From record-breaking, deadly heat in India to unprecedented drought in California, unusual polar bear predatory behavior in the Arctic to increased volcanic activity in Iceland, climate change is already wreaking havoc on our biosphere. Though no can be

For Gaza Children, Returning to School reminder of Dead, Wounded Classmates

Fred Abrahams | (Human Rights Watch) | — The fighting began one year ago and lasted for 51 days. In Gaza, Israeli attacks from land, air, and sea killed 551 children and…


“Strangerland” marks Nicole Kidman’s first starring role in an independent Australian film since 1989’s “Dead Calm,” the movie that put her on the map. Over the many years since Philip Noyce’s claustrophobic thriller on the high seas, Kidman consistently has surprised us and taken chances in a variety of parts. Show More Summary

Pe-?Ayin or ’Ayin-Pe? Details matter!

The Unusual Pe Preceding Ayin Order in the Acrostics of the Book of Eikhah (Mitchell First, Jewish Link of New Jersey ). An interesting application of evidence from the Dead Sea Scrolls and ancient Hebrew/Canaanite inscriptions to an old crux interpretum in one of the Psalms.There is more on the Tel Zayit abecedary inscription and related finds here and links.

Potentially Deadly Sea Creatures Are Enjoying Area Beaches

First swimmers needed to be on the lookout for Mary Lee the Great White Shark. Now it's Portuguese man-o-wars, potentially lethal jellyfishlike organisms, that are washing ashore in New Jersey and New York. A boy was reportedly stung on Fire Island today, after encountering the creature on the beach. He was... More »

Man of War Sightings Add to East Coast Shark Jitters

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water. A potentially deadly Portuguese man-of-war washed up on a Wildwood, N.J., beach on Sunday, the third such sea creature found on an East Coast beach during the last two weeks....Show More Summary

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