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Info 101: Movieclips 231: Welcome to the adventure/horror genre

SYNOPSIS: Archaeologist Scarlett Marlowe is in hot pursuit of alchemist Nicolas Flamel's legendary Philosopher's Stone the fabled artifact that has been said to turn metal into gold and grant eternal life to whoever possesses it.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology, Philosopher's Stone, Ambient

5 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Meet the saviour of India's heritage

Over the last decade, Kirit Mankodi, a Mumbai-based professor of Archaeology has been working hard to help recover the country's stolen heritage and create an online profile of stolen Indian artworks In January 2014, Indian newspapers reported the return of three stolen sculptures - two amorous couples , and a stone sculpture of a male deity from ... (more)


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, World News, India, Religion, Hindu

9 hrs ago | ABC News

Amidst war and terror, are the 'better angels of our nature' on show?

MARK COLVIN: 2014 has been an awful year for news. The disappearance of one Malaysian plane, the shooting down of another, the looming possible war between Russia and Ukraine, the rise of the genocidal, fanatical, merciless so-called Islamic State and the spread of ebola have just been part of an almost uninterrupted diet of news media misery.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Anthropology

16 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Developers "could buy County Durham Roman site"

CONCERNS have been raised that the site of a Roman settlement dubbed the Pompeii of the North could be sold to developers.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England, Anthropology, Science

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Coastal Courier

PBS's 'Time Team America' highlights GSU work

In 2012, the PBS show Time Team America tracked the adventures of a Georgia Southern University archaeologist and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise.


Related Topix: Georgia Southern University, Anthropology, Science, Millen, GA, Jenkins County, GA, Andersonville, GA, Sumter County, GA


MU Museum of Art and Archaeology galleries delayed due to renovations

The opening of the full galleries at MU's transplanted Museum of Art and Archaeology will probably be delayed until early 2015 because renovations at Mizzou North are taking longer than expected, museum director Alex Barker said.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Philly museum to display ancient human skeleton

The public will soon get to see an ancient human skeleton that was recently rediscovered in a Philadelphia museum storage room.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Science, Anthropology

Warrington Guardian

Bringing the past to life at Warrington Market

Around 70 re-enactors and 50 specialist traders are stepping back in time for the Viking and Medieval Market in the town centre.


Related Topix: Cheshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater Manchester County, England, Anthropology, Science

CBS News

World's oldest wine cellar fueled palatial parties

Blended CP3A team of archaeologists discovered this storage room while excavating the site of Tel Kabri in northern Israel.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Anthropology, Science, Waltham, MA


Radar used as window into past as searchers look for 17th century foundation in Mystic

Debbie Surabian, center, a state soil scientist with the USDA Resources Conservation Service, and Scott Brady, left, a volunteer with Friends of the Office of State Archaeology, use ground penetrating radar with Brian Jones, Connecticut's state archaeologist, as they try to locate Capt.


Related Topix: Mystic, CT, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Anthropology, Science, Agriculture


Workshop on Historic Cemeteries Set in Virginia

The workshop will be held Oct. 3 and 4 at Menokin Baptist Church in the Richmond County community of Warsaw.


Related Topix: Richmond County, VA, Warsaw, VA, Anthropology, Science

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Scientific American

Archaeologists Assess Killing Power of Stone Age Weapons

Kate Wong is an editor and writer at Scientific American covering paleontology, archaeology and life sciences.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Paleontology, Arizona State University, Opinion

Sonoran News

Archaeology center receives conservation qualification

CAMP VERDE The Verde Valley Archaeology Center has received a major endorsement of its conservation efforts and abilities in a Conservation Assessment report from staff of the Arizona State Museum.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Camp Verde, AZ, Sedona, AZ, University of Arizona, University of Delaware


Vikings Used Boat Timbers to Build Houses in Ireland

The results of the excavation of an eleventh-century Viking settlement in Cork show that the settlers reused the wooden planks from their long-boats to build jetties and houses in a marshy area of the River Lee.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Sofia News Agency

Archaeologists Uncover "Vampire" Burial In Plovdiv

Archaeologists uncovered a Christian necoropolis with 80 graves during a dig in downtown Plovdiv , reports


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Kent Online

Neolithic henge unearthed in Iwade on site of new housing estate off Sheppey Way by SWAT Archaeology

The 6,000-year-old prehistoric monument, which is 30m in diameter and consists of a pair of ringed ditches, is said to be "as rare as hen's teeth".


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Archaeologists Have Recreated Beer From the 1800s and it Tastes Minty

Archaeologists who recently recreated a recipe for centuries-old beer have brewed up a limited 5-gallon supply - which they're offering on an upcoming historic pub crawl.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Anthropology, Science, Recipes, Newark, NJ

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Archaeologists Think They've Found 'Astonishing'...

The tall, bluestone pillars of Stonehenge in England are an iconic mystery, but what lies beneath is also " astonishing ," a recent survey of the surrounding land found.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology, US Politics, US News

Oxford Mail

It's time to pop in and make the most of your university

DO you want to know about the 'Black Death', whether maths can cure diseases, or how to write a good essay? Oxford University is offering classes on these topics and hundreds more, and we are throwing the doors open to all those interested.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

The Washington Post

2 new Maya civilization centers studied in Mexico

Archaeologists in Mexico have found an ancient Maya city in the state of Campeche and rediscovered another forest-covered site that first was stumbled upon in the 1970s.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology, World News