Daily Archives: April 23, 2010

Dawn of Urban Life Uncovered in Syria

Before the invention of the wheel and writing, a prehistoric civilization in northern Mesopotamia engaged in trade, processed copper and developed the first social classes based on power and wealth. Evidence of the civilization that formed the basis of urban … Continue reading

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Rig sinks in Gulf of Mexico, oil spill risk looms

The rig was drilling BP Plc’s Macondo project with 126 workers on board when it was ripped by an explosion and fire on Tuesday night. Some 115 workers escaped, including 17 helicoptered to New Orleans area hospitals with injuries. read … Continue reading

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