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Geothermal Design: Code In Conflict?

As early as 3000 BC, civilizations began to create codes for public order and safety. The Code of Hammurabi, the old eye for an eye law many are familiar with, also included laws for safe building construction. The history of building codes, ... Engineering Systems Magazine, 1 month ago

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An Ivy League professor explains how a 1980s game theory experiment suggests how morality could have evolved

Wikimedia Relief on the upper part of the stele of Hammurabi's code of laws. Using math and game theoryto explain decision making is nothing new. But what'sreally stunning is that game theory can give some insight into how morality may ...
 BusinessInsider.sg1 month ago

Towards the new Hammurabi?

The SRA wants a clear, easy to understand, professional code of ethics for all solicitors and an entirely separate code relating to the obligations of the business. This approach is both radical and commendable. Codes telling humanity how to live ...
 New Law Journal2 weeks ago

And the world's top museum is ....

(CNN) - With Mona Lisa's intriguing smile, the Venus de Milo, the Law Code of Hammurabi and so much more, it's no wonder that the Louvre is the most popular museum in the world. For the fourth year in a row, the Louvre dominated the recently ...
 KTXS-TV1 month ago

Cornell-led research resolves long-debated Mesopotamia timeline

Provided/Sturt Manning A view across part of the Waršama Palace site at Kültepe, source of some wood samples from the second millennium B.C. analyzed by a Cornell-led team of researchers. Dendrochronological and radiocarbon research by an ...
 Cornell University1 week ago

A Travesty of Financial History: Bank Lobbyists will Applaud

Debt mounts up faster than the means to pay. Yet there is widespread lack of awareness regarding what this debt dynamic implies. From Mesopotamia in the third millennium BC to the modern world, the way in which society has dealt with the buildup of ...
 CounterPunch1 week ago

How the NFL's 'Catch Rule' Became the Worst Rule in Sports

There isn't a more infuriating regulation in all of sports than the NFL's catch rule. It's like a combination of the IRS's tax code, the Code of Hammurabi and those giant heads on Easter Island. We can all see it, but damned if anyone knows what it ...
 NewsFlow241 week ago

Integrated Tree-Ring-Radiocarbon High-Resolution Timeframe to Resolve Earlier Second Millennium BCE Mesopotamian Chronology

Affiliation: Cornell Tree-Ring Laboratory, Department of Classics, B48 Goldwin Smith Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 148533201, United States of America ⨯ Carol B. Griggs, Affiliation: Cornell Tree-Ring Laboratory, Department of ...
 Plosone.org2 weeks ago


The science of fingerprint identification, or dactylography, began nearly 4,000 years ago in the Fertile Crescent, the land between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers in present day Iraq. King Hammurabi (1955-1913 BC) used finger seals on contracts and ...
 Dhaka Tribune2 weeks ago

Congress can stop police shootings

Sadly, from New York to Ferguson to Cleveland to Baltimore, prosecutors across the country are frustrated by the realization that that skepticism may indeed be justified. The actions of the common man are judged under a so-called "reasonable ...
 CNN2 weeks ago
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