Drone video shows damaged Palmyra after ISIS occupation

March 30, 2016 by  
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Now that ISIS has been pushed out of Palmyra , archaeologists are starting to assess the damage done to the UNESCO World Heritage Site . Many expressed relief that more damage wasn’t perpetrated, yet there were still significant losses: both the Temple of Bel and the Temple of Baalshamin were blown up . There are some landmarks, such as the Roman amphitheater, that remain intact, although worse for the wear. Read the rest of Drone video shows damaged Palmyra after ISIS occupation

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Vineyard House uses rammed earth to stay cool in the Portuguese heat

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Earthen “Beehive Houses” Have Been Keeping Syrians Naturally Cool for Centuries

July 18, 2011 by  
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Man Builds LEGO Computer to Crunch Numbers for Humanity

July 18, 2011 by  
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