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Friday Roundup

submitted August 15, 2014 by Sue Hacker Nelson   |   comments
<h1>Friday Roundup</h1>

Each week, we highlight stories from our newsfeed on Prismatic. No account is required to see what we think is worth reading, so visit our profile often! We update it daily so there is usually something new to check out. Here is a sample of what we liked this week:

Elephant Mosaic In 5th Century Synagogue Uncovered from HuffPost
There are many amazing characters and creatures described in the Hebrew Bible, but elephants are not among them. Imagine the surprise of a team of archaeologists who were in the midst of their fourth summer of excavations at an ancient synagogue in Israel’s Lower Galilee when they discovered elephants in a mosaic panel where they expected only to find biblical scenes.

13-year-old girl destroys batters to send her team to Little League World Series from For the Win
Mo’Ne Davis tossed a shutout in Philadelphia’s 8-0 win over Delaware, sending her team, the Taney Dragons, to the Little League World Series. The 13-year-old struck out six batters and allowed only three hits and three walks in her incredible performance.

A Prayer for Those Suffering from Depression from Spirituality & Practice
An estimated 21 million Americans experience some form of depression every year. It is an emotionally, physically, and spiritually depleting disease that can lead to suicide. Robin WilliamsWe are still reeling from the news of the suicide of Robin Williams who valiantly struggled with depression for many years.

Let us know which articles you liked (or didn't) in the comments!