Rome's Response to the Spread of Christianity. During the 1st century CE, a sect of Jews in Jerusalem claimed that their teacher, Jesus of Nazareth, was the 'messiah' of Israel. 'Messiah' meant 'anointed one', or someone chosen by the God of Israel to lead when God would intervene in human history to bring justice to the world.
Marvel at the timeless beauty of Israel on this virtual tour. - The Washington Post. Why Mossad's Yossi Cohen, shadow warrior against Iran, is PM's chosen successor. In August 2019, people close to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heard him utter a startling sentence.
“There are two people I consider fit to lead Israel — Yossi Cohen and Ron Dermer,” he was quoted by unnamed associates as saying, referring to the head of the Mossad and to Israel’s ambassador to Washington, respectively. A Huge Fusion Experiment in The UK Just Achieved The Much Anticipated 'First Plasma' After a long, seven-year development, an experimental fusion reactor in the UK has been successfully powered on for the time, achieving 'first plasma': confirmation that all its components can work together to heat hydrogen gas into the plasma phase of matter.
This transition – achieved last week by a machine called MAST Upgrade in Culham, Oxfordshire – is the fundamental ingredient of a working nuclear fusion reactor, a dream scientists have been trying to realise for decades. In nuclear fusion, the nuclei of two or more lighter elements fuse into a heavier nucleus, and release energy. Face masks: what the data say.
When her Danish colleagues first suggested distributing protective cloth face masks to people in Guinea-Bissau to stem the spread of the coronavirus, Christine Benn wasn’t so sure.
“I said, ‘Yeah, that might be good, but there’s limited data on whether face masks are actually effective,’” says Benn, a global-health researcher at the University of Southern Denmark in Copenhagen, who for decades has co-led public-health campaigns in the West African country, one of the world’s poorest. Operation Drumbeat: How Hitler Brought World War II To American Shores. Key Point: Operation Drumbeat was a coup for Dönitz’s gray wolves and an appalling episode for the Allies.
After refueling in the mid-Atlantic and suffering bow damage from being rammed by a tanker, a 769-ton German submarine reached its destination, the American East Coast, early on Monday, May 4, 1942. U-333 stayed submerged off the balmy southeastern Florida shore during the daylight hours and then surfaced when evening came. Climbing one after another to the bridge for a breath of fresh air, Lt. Cmdr. Peter Cremer and his 43 crewmen rubbed their eyes in disbelief. A U.S. Air Force B-52 Just Set Another Intelligence Trap For The Russians. 41,910 views||Sep 4, 2020,05:08pm EDT David AxeContributorOpinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.
U.S. Air Force On Aug. 28, a U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress bomber flew through international air space over the Black Sea. 980 PRO 1TB. Untitled. Untitled. Untitled. Chris Carney and his two-man crew had four weeks to cross the world’s largest ocean.
But catastrophes left them stranded in the middle of the sea. Photo by Mimadeo / iStock. On November 25, 2019, Chris Carney and his two-man crew, Pete Brown and Jun “Sumi” Sumiyama, set off from Japan on their way to Hawaii in a 42-foot sailboat, the Coco-Haz III. Interview with the greatest living fighter ace: F-14 pilot Col. (rtd) Fereydoun A. Mazandarani (he scored 16 kills in the Tomcat) - The Aviation Geek Club. Quantum computing for the qubit curious. What is quantum computing?
Regular computers operate according to strict rules of logic. But tiny quantum objects – such as electrons, or photons of light – can break those rules Quantum computing is the idea that we can use this quantum rule-breaking to process information in a new way—one that’s totally different from how regular computers work. This makes them, in some cases, exponentially faster than any regular computer. For example, one quantum computer could easily crack the codes that keep internet banking secure. The Myth of the German “Wonder Weapons” Last fall, as I was standing next to the V-2, the German World War II ballistic missile on display in our Space Race gallery, I heard a man tell his companion how lucky we were that the Nazis had not had it sooner, or they might have won the war.
Reich of the Black Sun. "In southern Germany, meanwhile, the American Third and Seventh and the French First Armies had been driving steadily eastward into the so-called 'National Redoubt'....
The American Third Army drove on into Czechoslovakia and by May 6 had captured Pilsen and Karlsbad and was approaching Prague. " The end of the Second World War in Europe, at least as normally recounted, does not make sense, for in its standard form as learned in history books that history resembles nothing so much as a badly written finale to some melodramatic Wagnerian opera. Former KC-135 Pilot tyells ythe story.... Siege of Acre. The Siege of Acre was the first significant counterattack by King Guy of Jerusalem to the losses the kingdom experienced to Saladin, leader of the Muslims in Syria and Egypt and formed part of what later became known as the Third Crusade.
The siege lasted from August 1189 until July 1191, in which time the city's coastal position meant the attacking Latin force were unable to fully invest the city and Saladin was unable to fully relieve it with both sides receiving supplies and resources by sea. Apple Loop: New iPhone Details Published, Stunning MacBook Pro Sound, Surprising iPhone SE2 Leak. Taking a look back at another week of news and headlines from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes Apple’s confirmation of a new iPhone design, iPhone SE2 details, two iPhone 12 screen suppliers, a new MacBook Pro sound system, thoughts on a gaming Mac, limiting third-party MacOS apps, and Dell’s iPhone connection.
Apple Loop is here to remind you of a few of the very many discussions that have happened around Apple over the last seven days (and you can read my weekly digest of Android news here on Forbes). Apple Publishes New iPhone Design. Multi-boot Full Install to a USB. Sometimes you may need a ‘Fix Stick’ to repair to test a system. But what if there is a mix of Distros you deal with?
For instance, some systems are Ubuntu based and others are Red Hat. You may want to have specific programs for each type. Why is the global climatic cataclysm of the sixth century virtually unheard of? There was a sign from the sun, the like of which had never been seen and reported before. The sun became dark and its darkness lasted for 18 months.
Each day, it shone for about four hours, and still this light was only a feeble shadow. Everyone declared that the sun would never recover its full light again. Historiae Ecclesiasticae Between the years 535 and 536, a series of major global climatic events that took place that could easily be described as a global cataclysm with catastrophic consequences. Civil War plant medicines blast drug-resistant bacteria in lab tests. During the height of the Civil War, the Confederate Surgeon General commissioned a guide to traditional plant remedies of the South, as battlefield physicians faced high rates of infections among the wounded and shortages of conventional medicines. A new study of three of the plants from this guide—the white oak, the tulip poplar and the devil's walking stick—finds that they have antiseptic properties.
Scientific Reports is publishing the results of the study led by scientists at Emory University. The results show that extracts from the plants have antimicrobial activity against one or more of a trio of dangerous species of multi-drug-resistant bacteria associated with wound infections: Acinetobacter baumannii, Staphylococcus aureus and Klebsiella pneumoniae.
Quave is an ethnobotanist, studying how people use plants in traditional healing practices, to uncover promising candidates for new drugs. The Adoration of the Magi - by Leonardo Da Vinci. Reasons to Abandon Windows For Linux. 25 Future Predictions That Were So Wrong People Would Probably Regret Saying Them. Cloud Foundry Overview. Meet The Four-Dimensional Numbers That Led to Modern Algebra. 8 Ubuntu Flavors Compared: Kubuntu vs. Lubuntu vs. Xubuntu vs. MATE vs. Budgie vs. Studio vs. Kylin. The Grand Canyon's 1.2 Billion Year Old Secret. The Great Unconformity of the Grand Canyon and the Late Proterozoic-Cambrian Time Interval: Part I - Defining It. It’s time for change, and change = renewed invention, renewed vigor, renewed discovery. – Virtual Geek. Future - Concentrate! How to tame a wandering mind. Phrases that you can put on your resume.
Biblical record of eclipse 3,200 years ago may rewrite pharaonic era in ancient Egypt - Archaeology. Is the Bible a true story? - Archaeology. What were Russia's Jews up to during the 1917 revolution? This Moscow Museum tells all - Africa, Asia and Australia. The Future the US Military is Constructing: a Giant, Armed Nervous System. Service chiefs are converging on a single strategy for military dominance: connect everything to everything. Leaders of the Air Force, Navy, Army and Marines are converging on a vision of the future military: connecting every asset on the global battlefield. Venezuelans cross into Colombia as crisis deepens.
How To Download 500px Photos And Get Around Copyright. What if Sanctions Brought North Korea to the Brink? “Well, in 1941…” Backup - Sleep as Android. Behind the rise in seemingly chaotic MS-13 violence: A structured hierarchy. There's a flaw in the homeland missile defense system. The Pentagon sees no need to fix it. Texas A&M Bonfire still burns fifteen years after collapse kills 12 students.
Topical Memory System - The Navigators. Tuskegee Airman reflects on time in service. On Flipboard. How Do We Know That Water Is Really H2O? At the JQI and University of Maryland, Christopher Monroe, Principal Investigator. Forbes Welcome. Party Down: The Democrats' curious decline and uncertain future. Forbes Welcome. Mystery flashing lights speed past International Space Station - before astronaut 'hides evidence from camera with HAND'
The Forbidden City: inside the abandoned Soviet camp of Wünsdorf. Story of cities #2: Rome wasn't planned in a day … in fact it wasn't planned at all. The story of cities, part 1: how Alexandria laid foundations for the modern world. Bought a CX4, Now what suppressor? Are the container wars back again? CoreOS and Docker roll out container security offerings. ‘Islam Is Not a Peaceful Religion’: Evangelist Franklin Graham’s Warning About What Might Happen If ‘We Continue to Allow Muslim Immigration’
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