The Maya civilization once stretched hundreds of miles across Mesoamerica and the Yucatán Peninsula, with bustling cities, a thriving economy, and a booming arts and culture scene. But between the 8th and 10th centuries CE, it suffered from abrupt demographic fluctuations, increased conflicts and abandoned urban centers. Archaeologists and otherRead More →

By MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – The Biden administration plans to dramatically expand its efforts to stave off catastrophic wildfires that have scorched parts of the western United States by more aggressively thinning forests around areas called “hot spots.” where nature and neighborhoods collide. As climate changeRead More →

National Museum of Egyptian Civilization. (NMEC) This WAF will run until Wednesday and will be placed under the auspices of the Ministries of Culture, Planning and Economic Development, Tourism and Antiquities, Immigration and Expatriates, Environment and the Department of state of tourism in Cairo, according to a UN press release.Read More →

DENVER — While Democratic Secretary of State Jena Griswold aggressively pursues a lawsuit against a conservative nonprofit over so-called “black money” political spending, she has remained conspicuously silent on progressive organizations outside of the United States. State doing the exact same thing on a much larger scale in Colorado. ARead More →

Apart from being a prolific filmmaker, Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri is also known for his motivational speeches on various occasions. The visionary storyteller recently left audiences spellbound at Georgia Tech University in Atlanta (USA) with his admiring speech on “Why is Kashmir important to humanity?” » Vivek and his actor-wife PallaviRead More →

Atlantic City, Paterson and Trenton will each receive $ 250,000 for long-term planning December 8, 2021 The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced the first awards under the government’s Small Municipal Planning Grants (GRM) program. The cities of Atlantic City, Paterson and Trenton, which are the only entities identifiedRead More →

Elon Musk recently said that the decline birth-rate is one of the greatest risks to civilization. Experts fear that the “baby bust” pandemic could lead to an aging population without enough workers. In the eyes of the richest man in the world, one of the greatest threats to civilization isRead More →

Pictured: (LR) MP Angela V. McKnight; Sandra Garcia, Development Associate, Tantum; Debra Tantleff, Founding Director, Tantum; Jersey City Mayor Fulop; State Senator Sandra Cunningham; Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr.; member of the Assembly Raj Mukerjhi; Jersey City Council President Joyce Watterman. Photo courtesy of the antenna. TANTUM Real Estate, localRead More →

Mexican civilization joins Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition in DLC next week. Forgotten Empires heralded the arrival of Mexican civilization Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition on December 1 as new DLC. The official blurb reads: “In Age III: DE, rising Mexican states may choose to revolt instead ofRead More →

| Xbox Game Studios and Relic Entertainment have added Mexican Civilization to Age Of Empires III: Definitive Edition this week. This is a brand new DLC that brings some battles and other additions to the game from a very specific period of the country’s development as you will experience historicalRead More →

Today Representative Val Demings (D-Fla.) And Representative Don Bacon (R-Neb.) Introduced the Homeland Security Capabilities Preservation Act. This bipartisan legislation would direct the Department of Homeland Security to review past disbursements under the Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI), then create a plan to continue federal counterterrorism support to UASI-funded homelandRead More →

Today, Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.) and Rep. Don Bacon (R-Neb.) introduced the Homeland Security Capabilities Preservation Act. This bipartisan legislation would direct the Department of Homeland Security to review past disbursements under the Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI), then create a plan to continue federal counterterrorism support to funded HomelandRead More →

Human-modified landscapes help birds fly and provide better access to food Man-made landscapes often make it difficult for wildlife unless you are a vulture, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Georgia. Since the late 1960s, researchers have noted a steady increase in populations of blackRead More →

AURORA, IL – On September 25, the American Philhellenes Monument was inaugurated at Wilder Park in Aurora in the presence of the leadership and members of the American Philhellenes Society (APS), as well as Metropolitan Nathanael of Chicago, Senator from Illinois Linda Panagopoulos Holmes and Aurora. Mayor Richard Irvin, amongRead More →

Carbon dating analysis of rice and soil recovered from an offering pot during excavations at the Sivakalai archaeological site, near Tirunelveli in southern Tamil Nadu, revealed that the Thamirabarani civilization is 3,200 years old. Chief Minister MK Stalin told the assembly that a museum would be set up in TirunelveliRead More →

Robert Owens felt defeated and helpless on Sunday as he waited in the Louisiana capital for one of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit the United States. The 27-year-old had spent anxious days watching long lines of cars evacuate from Baton Rouge, bound for safer locations out of state asRead More →

The well-preserved wooden handle of this iron dagger can help researchers date artifacts found at Konthagai. Department of Archeology of Tamil Nadu Archaeologists working in the village of Konthagai in southern India found a rusty iron dagger kept in a funeral urn next to skeletal remains, the India time reports.Read More →

Tucker Carlson got embroiled in controversy again after inconsistently denouncing the George Floyd affair. Speaking on Fox News last night, the TV host and political commentator made a number of statements expressing his skepticism about the verdict and suggested that Chauvin had been convicted because jurors were “intimidated” by theRead More →

Archaeologists have taken a leap forward with lidar sensors to unlock hidden settlements buried in dense jungle vegetation. Key points to remember Dense vegetation covered thousands of structures and blocked understanding of the Mayan civilization. Lidar imagery has revealed additional structures and clues about the sophistication and scale of theRead More →

Previously published in Spanish in La Jornada, September 22, 2020 | Victor M. Toledo Translated by Jane K. Brundage “The world is at a most dangerous time in human history,” says Noam Chomsky, a leading American intellectual. His statement could not be more daring. Today, in addition to the globalRead More →

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – At Swallowtail Forest Preschool located in the Louisville Nature Center, the forest is the classroom. The school welcomed preschoolers for the first time on Monday. “It’s very kid-led, so whatever they care about teachers will follow,” said Rebecca Minnick, executive director of the Louisville Nature Center.Read More →

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Municipality of Oslob is considering reclassifying the Barangay Tanawan area, known for its whale shark watching activity, as an “urban” area from its current “rural” classification. Oslob Mayor Jose Tumulak Jr., in an interview on Capitol Hill Tuesday, January 28, 2020, said the move wasRead More →

Commissioner Miller Announces Over $600,000 for Counter-Terrorism Related Expenses Oak Forest, Illinois – The Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) has received a UASI grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which is administered by the United States Department of Homeland Security Management Agency.Read More →

A process invented at UW-Madison now removes phosphorus at the Madison Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant. Like many other advances from colleges of agriculture and engineering, this one is designed to reduce the costs and environmental consequences of wastewater treatment. Phil Barak, professor of soil science, is scientific director of NRU,Read More →

While having lunch at Seattle’s Space Needle, the casual observer might imagine that one of the densest urban areas in the country lies below. Immediately south of the Space Needle is one of the country’s main city centers. In 2000, downtown Seattle had the seventh largest employment base of theRead More →