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Ancient Egypt’s natural beauty tips ‘still work today’

Natural beauty recipes first written in Ancient Egypt millennia ago still have applications today, reports the Daily Mail. Read more

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An ancient Israeli site yields the oldest known archaeological example of beekeeping

Scientists have unearthed the remains of a large-scale beekeeping operation at a nearly 3,000-year-old Israeli site, which dates to the time of biblical accounts of King David and King Solomon. Read More

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European honeybee’s origin is Africa, not Asia, and the bee just got 35 mill. years older

According to research published recently in Science, an international professional journal published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the four most common subspecies of honey bee originated in Africa and entered Europe in two separate migrations, said … Continue reading

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Oldest bee fossil creates new buzz

The discovery of the oldest bee fossil supports the theory that bees evolved from wasps, scientists reported today. Read more

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Honey in Jewish history

Honey has been an ingredient in Jewish life for almost 5,000 years – since the Israelites were slaves in Egypt and God promised to rescue them “and to bring them to a good and spacious land, a land flowing with … Continue reading

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Candle history

Here is a story about the candle making history, where beeswax played a part in the early days Read more

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