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2 hrs ago | Sofia News Agency

Scientists to Search for Ancient Civilization in Bulgaria's Rhodopes

An international expedition will seek signs left by an ancient civilization in the prehistoric sanctuaries of Belintash , Tatul and Harman Kaya in Bulgaria's Rhodope mountains.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

6 hrs ago | Lynn News

Sedgeford history day

There will be family fun with crafts and activities for children of all ages including pot making and Iron Age face painting.


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

10 hrs ago | CNews

Scientists to excavate Wyoming cave with trove of Ice Age fossils

A woman takes a picture of her son standing in front of the well preserved skeleton of a mammoth who lived in america over a million years ago exhibited at the museum of the National Institute of Anthropology and History of Acapulco "Fuerte de San Diego", on July 16, 2014 in Acapulco, Mexico.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Spelunking, Science, World News, Mexico, Paleontology

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Prehistoric Civilization Discovered in Jackson County

Archaeologists are getting a unique look into our region's distant past. Crews with the State Archaeological Survey have uncovered remnants of a prehistoric society, right near the Southern Illinois airport.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Mississippi

Rock Hill Herald

Preserving Santa Elena deserves more support

A mere 2 percent of the site of the Santa Elena settlement, on what is today called Parris Island, has been excavated since the location of the first colonial capital was confirmed in 1979.


Related Topix: Parris Island, SC, Non-Profit, Beaufort County, SC, Archaeology, Science, University of South Carolina, Nikki Haley, US Governors

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Archaeologists uncover nearly 1,000 year old village in Murphysboro

Pieces of what used to be a clay pot used by Native Americans in Southern Illinois.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Murphysboro, IL, New Orleans, Jazz, Robert Bentley, US Governors


Iraq elects new president as attacks kill dozens

Iraqi lawmakers elected a veteran Kurdish politician on Thursday to replace long-serving Jalal Talabani as the country's new president in the latest step toward forming a new government.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Jalal Talabani, Archaeology, Science

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Who Is Most To Blame For Climate Change?

Here in southeastern Virginia, our biggest city, Norfolk, is saddled with an unwanted claim to fame.


Related Topix: College of William and Mary, Science, Oceania, World News, Marshall Islands

The Daily Beast

Iraq's Endangered Mythical TempleBy Nina Strochlic

For years, scientists have been searching for an ancient temple dedicated to a winged warrior.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Burma's Culture Ministry Vows to Limit Building in Pyu Cities

A farmer tills earth beside a marker that indicates the "monument zone" of the ancient Pyu city of Sri Ksetra.


Related Topix: Burma, World News, Archaeology, Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Evening Sun

Review: 'Lucy' won't stretch your brain capacity

So let's start with the enticing premise of Luc Besson's "Lucy," starring Scarlett Johansson: Human beings only use 10 percent of their brain capacity.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Science

Tea and history served up at new cafe

Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of an ornamental Roman arcade under the floor of the property in Colchester High Street.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Finding The Anthropology In Latin Dance Music

Jorge Drexler 's songs have been called introspective and literate. He's been compared to Paul Simon .


Related Topix: Science, Dance, Dance Music, South America, Bolivia, World News, University of Southern California

Live Science

100,000-Year-Old Case of Brain Damage Discovered

A Paleolithic child that died 100,000 years ago may have suffered from brain damage after an injury.


Related Topix: Science

The Willits News

CalTrans prepping detour; nearing approval to move 900,000 cubic yards of fill

A view of the concrete pads that will anchor the bridges spanning the underpass road into Willits.


Related Topix: Willits, CA, Archaeology, Science, Mendocino, CA, Mendocino County, CA

Artifact dig planned at Sioux City rail museum

A Sioux City complex that was once home to a repair and maintenance terminal for steam locomotives will be the site of an archaeological dig next month.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

People's Daily Online

'Amazing' tombs found near Ostia Antica

Ostia Antica, July 21 - A team of Italian and American archaeologists has uncovered the remains of important antique tombs in an ongoing dig near Ostia Antica.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Non-Profit

Tue Jul 22, 2014

St. Augustine Record

Cistern found at St. Augustine property

ALEX.SANCHEZ@STAUGUSTINE.COM Mischa Johns, city archaeologists assistant, Carl Halbirt, City Archaelogist, David Corneal, property owner and Stan Corneal, property owners brother, stand atop a cistern that dates back to the late 1800's midday Thursday, July 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: St. Augustine, FL, Archaeology, Science


Treasures rescued from war

It's one of the more poignant stories in the history of museology: a collection of rare and priceless artefacts from Afghanistan, believed to have been lost to the country's seemingly perennial political conflict, are discovered stashed away in the vaults of the presidential palace in Kabul, untouched and preserved while wars raged on around them.


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

Sentencing Law and Policy

"Strictly Taboo: Cultural Anthropology's Insights into Mass Incarceration and Victimless Crime"

The title of this post is the title of this notable new paper by Brennan Hughes available via SSRN.


Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Science


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