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1 hr ago | Magic City Morning Star

Navy's Underwater Archaeologists Dive Headfirst into Naval History

It was a simple pottery jar with cork in it. But when the team from the Underwater Archaeology Branch of the Naval History and Heritage Command eased the cork out of it, the air that came out was nearly 200 years old, perhaps created by the organic material it had stored on the sloop-rigged floating battery Scorpion before it was scuttled Aug. 22, ... (more)


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard, US News, Archaeology, Science, University of Texas at Tyler

4 hrs ago | Free Republic

Loggers find face in a tree

A face carved into a tree trunk was discovered by forestry workers in a remote location up Toba Inlet.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

8 hrs ago | Savage Minds

Elsie Clews Parsons' loveshack

That a patrician New Yorker was in an open marriage during the early 20th century is an attention grabber, ergo the title of my post.


Related Topix: York, ME, Science

12 hrs ago | New Haven Independent

Yale Faces New Claims Of Stolen Artifacts

A year and a half after Yale returned the last of hundreds of Machu Picchu artifacts to Peru, the Yale Peabody Museum faces a new charge of cultural theft - this time about two carvings from a native Alaskan tribe.


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Science, Archaeology

12 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

a Rare Roman mosaic is being installed at the new Wessex Gallery of Archaeology at Salisbury Museum.

The intricately patterned mosaic was uncovered in the late 1950s on a new housing development in Moot Close, Downton.


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

12 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery


One of the men credited with finding the Confederate submarine, The Hunley, is adding another major underwater search to his resume.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

14 hrs ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Geva play message similar to that of race exhibit

The opening scene of Informed Consent at Geva Theatre really reminded me of the theme of the exhibit "Race: Are We So Different" that appeared at the Rochester Museum and Science Center last year.


Related Topix: Arizona State University, Science

15 hrs ago | How Stuff Works

Mysterious Siberian Mummies: Photos

This is one of the three copper masked infant male mummies found at the site. Each mummy was bound in four or five copper hoops two inches wide.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

17 hrs ago | Science

Not Everyone Needs Probiotics, Suggests Study of Hunter-Gatherer Guts

Gut response. These Hadza women have different gut bacteria than Hadza men, probably because they eat a lot of high-fiber tuberous root vegetables.


Related Topix: Health, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Agriculture, Science, Italy, World News, Las Vegas, NV

21 hrs ago | National Geographic

Severe Scurvy Struck Christopher Columbus's Crew

In this illustration, Christopher Columbus and his crew land at the island that he named San Salvador, in the modern-day Bahamas.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, World News, Dominican Republic, Central America, Medicine, Malaria, Health, Vitamin C, Supplement

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

For a War Painta star, real life imitates art

"War Paint" is not autobiographical, but writer and director Bret Jones and actress Alison Bridget Chambers can relate to many of its themes.


Related Topix: The Tempest, Drama Movies, Wichita, KS, Science, Theater, Arts

Free Republic

Medieval Siberian mummies baffle archaeologists

Academics restart work to unlock secrets of mystery medieval civilization with links to Persia on edge of the Siberian Arctic.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Bones identified as missing Kansas City manBones identified as...

Kansas City police say human remains found last year belonged to a man who was last seen in December 2007.


Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Science, Jackson County, MO

St. Petersburg Times

Early lab work suggests existence of undiscovered Dozier cemetery

Coffin nail by coffin nail and bone fragment by bone fragment, University of South Florida forensic anthropologists are learning more about the identities of remains exhumed months ago from a hidden cemetery at the state's longest-running and most criticized reform school.


Related Topix: University of South Florida, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson, Science, University of North Texas Health Science Center, University of North Texas, African-American

Psychology Today

What If Barack Obama's Mother Had Had A Different Life?

Ever since I first read Dreams From My Father, I've been struck by similarities between my family and the one that Barack Obama grew up in.


Related Topix: Barack Obama, Science

Bulgarian State Agency of National Security in a ludicrous gold affair: Dubene

According to the website of Bulgarian State Agency of National Security , "it is a specialized body for counterintelligence and security and its chief responsibility is to detect, prevent and neutralize the threats to the Bulgarian national security".


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Bulgaria, World News, Salt Lake City, UT

Join a Camp Asylum dig site tour on April 18 and 25

Join Dr. Chester DePratter and his team from the South Carolina Institute for Archaeology and Anthropology for a tour of the Camp Asylum archaeological dig site on the Bull Street campus.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Columbia, SC

Live Science

Chilean Mummies Reveal Signs of Arsenic Poisoning

As expected, the team detected arsenic in the mummy's hair and in the soil. They also discovered skin conditions indicative of arsenic poisoning.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, UC Los Angeles

The Record-Courier

Archaeologist Christine Bowen shows an area where workers removed graffiti on Friday.

Dr. Bryan Hockett, lead archaeologist for the state Bureau of Land Management, discussed the cleanup at Hidden Cave east of Fallon.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

Buteman Today

Time running out to see Homeland exhibition in Rothesay

'Homeland Argyll and Bute' shows off the results of a project of the same name undertaken on Bute and Islay by Archaeology Scotland and Paul Duffy of Bute firm Brandanii Archaeology and Heritage.


Related Topix: Strathclyde County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Science, Archaeology


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