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3 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Patterson Park dig uncovering traces of War of 1812 militia camp, defenses

When Samuel Smith, major general of the Maryland militia, needed a headquarters to plot Baltimore 's defense from British invaders in the summer of 1814, archaeologists believe he called on the owner of a shop that gives Butcher's Hill its name.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Lauraville (Baltimore, MD), Baltimore, MD, Catonsville, MD

7 hrs ago | Indy Media

Radical Anthropology talks in London

Symbolic culture emerged in Africa over 100,000 years ago, in a social revolution whose echoes can still be heard in myths and rituals around the world.

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Related Topix: Science, Genetics, Medicine

11 hrs ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette

Campus notes: LU convocation to feature health pioneer

He also will conduct a question-and-answer session at 2:30 p.m. in the Warch Campus Center.

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Related Topix: Lawrence University, Science, Prison, Pop/Rock, The Quest, Social Software

15 hrs ago | Suria

Philippines' oldest artworks in danger...

On a small rock wall a short drive from the Philippine capital, enigmatic carvings that are believed to date back 5,000 years are in danger of disappearing before their mysteries can be solved.

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Related Topix: Travel, Philippines Travel, Asia Travel, Science

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Archaeologists plan dig at NY's 1755 battleground

An archaeological dig at a French and Indian War battleground in the southern Adirondacks has been given the green light.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Lake George, NY

Salon

Science doesn't disprove God: Where Richard Dawkins and new atheists go wrong

Richard Dawkins and the new atheists suggest human consciousness can be cloned in a lab.

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Related Topix: Science, Paleontology

The New Zealand Herald

Sea lions, scrub growth endanger island

The endangered Hooker's sea lion is among the invasive marine and plant life destroying a site of archeological interest on Campbell Island.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Archaeology, Science

Washington Examiner

Egypt archaeologists find ancient writer's tomb

Egypt's minister of antiquities says a team of Spanish archaeologists has discovered two tombs in the southern part of the country, one of them belonging to a writer and containing a trove of artifacts including reed pens and a bronze inkwell.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

Switched

Ancient Roman Tiles Marked With Dog Paw Prints Unearthed In England

The paw prints and hoof prints of a few meddlesome animals have been preserved for posterity on ancient Roman tiles recently discovered by archaeologists in England.

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Related Topix: Science, Archaeology, Leicestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom

Magic City Morning Star

Navy Underwater Archaeologist Brings Naval History to the Surface

In a container filled with water is what appears to be an oddly shaped rock. But Morrand, who serves as senior conservator and manager of the Naval History and Heritage Command's Archaeology & Conservation Laboratory, knows the object isn't a rock.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, US Military, US Navy, Patuxent River, MD

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Archaeologists unearth lost landscape of Colonial Williamsburg | Our Story

President Franklin Roosevelt wasn't the only one impressed by Duke of Gloucester Street when he dedicated Colonial Williamsburg 's newly reconstructed 18th-century thoroughfare in 1934.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Williamsburg, VA, College of William and Mary

Greenwich Citizen

Central MT ranch has up to 5K pictographs

Growing up on a ranch outside Lewistown, Macie Ahlgren used to enjoy playing at a creek that ran through the ranch, near a rock wall.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Casper, WY

The Telegraph

Preservation call for historical wonders

Historians used the occasion of World Heritage Day on Friday to call for proper protection and conservation of the state's historical marvels.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Archaeology, Science, Asia,

Chattanoogan.com

Lee University Students Present At Anthropology Conference

Lee anthropology majors, along with a recent alumna, presented their research at the Southern Anthropological Society conference in Cherokee, N.C. Lee senior Allie Webb presented "Petroglyphs in Paradox Valley, Colorado."

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Related Topix: Science, Lee University, Cherokee, NC

New Hampshire Public Radio -

How Do We Explain The Evolution Of Religion?

Religion is a cross-cultural universal, even though not every human being professes faith in God or some other supernatural being.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science

Detroit Free Press

Happy World Heritage Day: 5 remarkable, endangered spots you should know about

Romania's Carpathian Villages are among the endangered places being spotlighting for this year's World Heritage Day April 18. / Global Heritage Fund In case it's not on your calendar, today is World Heritage Day .

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

RedOrbit

Wild Vs Domestic: Wild Animals Interbred With...

Image Caption: The researchers cited the domestication of pigs as evidence of the intermingling between wild animals and domestic stocks.

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Related Topix: Science, Genetics, Medicine

Diss Today

Waveney archaeology group gets Heritage Lottery Funding for war memorial project

Redenhall, Norfolk. Members of the Waveney Valley Community Archaeology Griup who've been given a grant from the Hertiage Lottery Fund to record and uncover hidden WWI memories pictured are Lorna Richardson and Andrew Macdonald at the Joseph Phillips memorial site just outside Harleston ANL-140416-123613001 A project aiming to uncover hidden ... (more)

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Lockergnome

Why Sell Your Old Phone?

Why trade in your old phone to your carrier for a tiny fraction off the price of your new phone when you can sell it for actual cash? eBay now has a marketplace specifically tailored around the buying and selling of old phones that aims to put money in your pocket, where it belongs! Perhaps you need a little more coaxing, though? Here are my top 10 ... (more)

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Switched

Archaeologists Unearth New Areas Of Ancient Roman City

Archaeologists in Rome have unearthed a massive section of the ancient port city of Ostia, shedding new light on the city's historical significance.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

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