Archaeologists discover the oldest known human burial in Africa

Jessica Wong

Archaeologists have uncovered the oldest known human burial in Africa: a young child laid to rest in a shallow grave 78,000 years ago. 

New research published Wednesday in the journal Nature details the excavation of the child’s grave at the mouth of the Panga ya Saidi cave site along the coastline of southeastern Kenya. 

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Researchers first discovered portions of the child’s bones during excavations in 2013 and spent the next several years digging and casting the fragile bones

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Discover Seven Brands of Faux-mage Made in France – vegconomist

Jessica Wong

To celebrate the launch of vegconomist France, we’re taking on one of the symbols of French gastronomy: cheese. But in its vegetable form. According to Statista, the French consume an average of 30 kg of cheese per year and the favourite cheeses of the French are camembert, goat’s cheese, comté and Roquefort.

The study Le fromage en France, published in 2020, even states that 90% of French people eat cheese on a regular basis, 40% eat it every day and 10% cannot imagine a meal without cheese.

Moreover, when vegans or lactose-intolerant people talk to other consumers,

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Here’s How Much You’d Have If You Invested $1000 in Discover a Decade Ago

Jessica Wong

For most investors, how much a stock’s price changes over time is important. Not only can it impact your investment portfolio, but it can also help you compare investment results across sectors and industries.

Another thing that can drive investing is the fear of missing out, or FOMO. This particularly applies to tech giants and popular consumer-facing stocks.

What if you’d invested in Discover (DFS) ten years ago? It may not have been easy to hold on to DFS for all that time, but if you did, how much would your investment be worth today?

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Flywire and Discover Partner on Global Education Payments

Jessica Wong

Flywire adds Discover, Diners Club International and network alliance cards to its global payment network, providing new payment options for students and schools globally

Simplifies the end-to-end payment experience for schools and international students

Provides digital payment options in touchless era

BOSTON, May 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Flywire Corporation (Flywire) and Discover announced a new partnership that provides students and schools around the world with digital options for education payments. For the first time, students and their families will be able to use their Discover, Diners Club International and network alliance cards to pay tuition and fees at thousands

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Lesson of the Day: ‘In a First, Researchers Discover a Pregnant Egyptian Mummy’

Jessica Wong

Students in U.S. high schools can get free digital access to The New York Times until Sept. 1, 2021.

Featured Article: “In a First, Researchers Discover a Pregnant Egyptian Mummy” by Allyson Waller

Archaeologists and scientists in Poland were shocked to discover that a mummy that had previously been identified as a priest was in fact a pregnant woman.

In this lesson, you will learn about what researchers know about women in ancient Egypt, and also consider what more you would like to know.

In your journal, or with a partner, brainstorm what you know

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