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Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Biblical Times

A copy of part of the Dead Sea Scrolls is displayed at the “Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Biblical Times” exhibition at Discovery Times Square on December 16, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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17 Dec 2011 13:05:00
A twelve foot long giant hamster has surprised Londoners along the South Bank, Millennium Bridge and Clapham Common on May 26, 2016. A 4-metre pedal-powered mechanical model hamster, which has been created in the likeness of Jaffa the hamster, who is listed as one of the 10 oddest discoveries made by Kwik Fit technicians in customers’ cars. (Photo by Joe Pepler/Rex Features/Shutterstock)

A twelve foot long giant hamster has surprised Londoners along the South Bank, Millennium Bridge and Clapham Common on May 26, 2016. A 4-metre pedal-powered mechanical model hamster, which has been created in the likeness of Jaffa the hamster, who is listed as one of the 10 oddest discoveries made by Kwik Fit technicians in customers’ cars. (Photo by Joe Pepler/Rex Features/Shutterstock)
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27 May 2016 13:13:00
In this 1997 photo released by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, a seal hunter, right, threatens a cameraman with a knife during the filming of a seal hunt in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada. “Huntwatch”, a documentary by the organization about the fight to end commercial seal hunts, premieres in September 2016 on Discovery. The producers say it includes grainy but powerful archive footage that had languished in the basement of the group’s headquarters on Cape Cod for nearly five decades. (Photo by Richard Sobol/IFAW via AP Photo)

In this 1997 photo released by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, a seal hunter, right, threatens a cameraman with a knife during the filming of a seal hunt in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada. “Huntwatch”, a documentary by the organization about the fight to end commercial seal hunts, premieres in September 2016 on Discovery. The producers say it includes grainy but powerful archive footage that had languished in the basement of the group’s headquarters on Cape Cod for nearly five decades. (Photo by Richard Sobol/IFAW via AP Photo)
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17 Sep 2016 10:41:00
China unearths over 100 new terracotta warriors

Chinese archaeologists announced the discovery of 110 life-sized terracotta warriors, guarding the tomb of Qin Shi Huang, China's first emperor.

Photo: Archaeologists work on a terracotta warrior in the third excavation of pit one at the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum in Xi'an in northwest China's Shaanxi province Saturday, June 9, 2012. (Photo by AP)
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18 Jun 2012 11:50:00
Islamic female students practice the ancient Thai art of Krabi Krabong taught as a sport at the Darunsat Wittaya school

Islamic female students practice the ancient Thai art of “Krabi Krabong” taught as a sport at the Darunsat Wittaya school on August 16, 2011 in Saraburi, Thailand. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
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17 Aug 2011 11:46:00
Mariam, a 9-year-old girl, carries her brother as she stands with other children at an underground ancient cemetery in Jabal al-Zawiya in the southern countryside of Idlib November 26, 2014. (Photo by Khalil Ashawi/Reuters)

Mariam, a 9-year-old girl, carries her brother as she stands with other children at an underground ancient cemetery in Jabal al-Zawiya in the southern countryside of Idlib November 26, 2014. Residents are using ancient caves and cemeteries as underground shelters to hide in during shelling from forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. Picture taken November 26, 2014. (Photo by Khalil Ashawi/Reuters)
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28 Nov 2014 11:51:00
A woman places her fingers into the crucifix-shaped holes in one of the ancient columns in the Church of the Nativity

A woman places her fingers into the crucifix-shaped holes in one of the ancient columns in the Church of the Nativity on December 22, 2011 in Bethlehem, West Bank. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)
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23 Dec 2011 12:33:00
An ancient sculptures, pottery and bowls is displayed in the Kabul Museum August 4, 2011 in Kabul, Afghanistan

An ancient sculpture is displayed in the Kabul Museum August 4, 2011 in Kabul, Afghanistan. The sculptures, which had been destroyed by Islamists during the Taliban regime, were repaired after the collapse of the hardliners in 2001. Portions of the collection have been exhibited in seven countries. (Photo by Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
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05 Aug 2011 09:27:00