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  • Ancient Egyptian Woman with 70 Hair Extensions Discovered
    Ancient Egyptian Woman with 70 Hair Extensions Discovered

    More than 3,300 years ago, in a newly built city in Egypt, a woman with an incredibly elaborate hairstyle of lengthy hair extensions was laid to rest. When archaeologists uncovered her remains they found she wore "a very complex coiffure with approximately 70 extensions fastened in different layers and heights on the head," writes Jolanda Bos, an archaeologist working on the Amarna Project, in an article recently published in the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology. Researchers don't know her name, age or occupation, but she is one of hundreds of people, including many others whose hairstyles are still intact, who were buried in a cemetery near an ancient city now called Amarna. Akhenaten ordered that Amarna be constructed in the desert and that images of some of Egypt's other gods be destroyed.

  • Market needs a 10-20% correction now: Lamensdorf
    Market needs a 10-20% correction now: Lamensdorf

    Brad Lamensdorf on why the market needs to correct now, or face a 'horrible' 2015

  • Mystery illness plagues girls in Colombia
    Mystery illness plagues girls in Colombia

    El Carmen de Bolivar (Colombia) (AFP) - A mystery illness is plaguing girls in this town in northern Colombia, and locals say a vaccine against the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus, or HPV, is to blame.

  • 8 Items You Should Always Buy Generic

    You've probably had the common experience of being out shopping and suddenly having to decide between a brand name and a generic alternative. If you frequently find yourself reaching for the more expensive brand name variety because it's familiar and you see it on TV commercials, then you will want to read up on when it's OK (and maybe even better) to choose generic instead and save money. Here are eight times you should go for the generic option:

  • 12 Home Improvements That'll Boost Your Home's Selling Price

    If you're looking to sell your home quickly and for top dollar, there are some lesser-known words that match the importance of the famous real estate phrase "location, location, location."

  • Baltimore judge approves $190 million deal on secret gynecological photos

    By Lacey Johnson BALTIMORE (Reuters) - A Baltimore judge on Friday approved a $190 million settlement to compensate thousands of women who were secretly photographed by a now-deceased Johns Hopkins Hospital gynecologist during exams. The hospital and former patients of Dr. Nikita Levy, who had worked there for 25 years, reached a preliminary settlement in July to resolve accusations that the doctor secretly filmed and took photos of up to 9,500 women, often using a spy pen. ...

  • What I learned surfing in Hawaii with the first Hindu congresswoman
    What I learned surfing in Hawaii with the first Hindu congresswoman

    Yahoo News goes surfing with Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a war veteran and the first Hindu congresswoman.

  • Scotland 'No' fails to stop Catalan secession push
    Scotland 'No' fails to stop Catalan secession push

    Scotland's decision to remain in the United Kingdom has cost separatists across Europe political momentum. But the parliament in Spain's Catalonia region on Friday overwhelmingly gave its leader the power to call a secession referendum that the central government in Madrid has denounced as illegal.

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