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  1. W. Bradford Wilcox: Why the working-class family is really coming apartRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Deseret News

    The first step required to confront a problem is to get out of denial, and realize that you have a problem. Thanks to the work of scholars like Sara McLanahan , Isabel Sawhill , June Carbone, Naomi Cahn and Andrew Cherlin , a growing number of family scholars, policymakers, and journalists now realize that we have a family problem in America and it is this: there is a growing marriage divide leaving millions of men, women and children in poor and working-class communities without ready access to the stability, emotional security and financial resources afforded by marriage.

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  2. Experientia's Twitter feed liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Putting people first

    ... work more closely with their colleagues in the field, in order to bridge the gap between "pure" and "applied" anthropology. The a The European Commission funds research on a lot of important thematic areas, and in recent years the themes of ...

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  3. One million mummies found in Egypt: Are reports of a million mummies a hoax?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Examiner.com

    The story of one million mummies being discovered in Egypt is lighting up the Internet but the story may be fake, Egyptian Independent reported Sunday. The reports say there has been a discovery of a cemetery with one million mummies in Fag al-Gamous village in Egypt but more and more experts are coming forward to say the story may be a hoax.

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  4. On Fear and Trust, Advent and Christmas, Dark and LightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | National Review Online

    This morning at Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral, Cardinal Timothy Dolan - a pastor to a grieving NYPD - explained how he heard the news that Officers Rafael Ramos and Yesterday afternoon, I arrived for Mass at St. Simon Stock Parish in the Bronx, about 4:15. There, as usual, were police officers assigned to cover the event.

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  5. Ancient clay seals may shed light on lands in Israel during biblical timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | The China Post

    Impressions from ancient clay seals found at a small site in Israel east of Gaza are signs of government in an area thought to be entirely rural during the 10th century B.C., says Mississippi State University archaeologist James W. Hardin. This could indicate that Biblical accounts of David and his son Solomon described real kings rather than the backwater chieftains considered more likely by some archaeologists, said Hardin, an associate professor in the department of anthropology and Middle Eastern cultures.

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  6. Million mummies found in Egypt: Massive cemetery unearthed, are skeletons real?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Examiner.com

    A million mummies found in Egypt is being hailed as one of the greatest discoveries in modern times, but are these mummies the real deal? While experts agree that this newly unearthed massive cemetery does indeed hold many bodies, some experts say there are only several thousand skeletons there. Newsweek reported this Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, that archaeologists and historical authorities are still examining this breathtaking find that serves as something of a window to the past.

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  7. Ancient America: The Hoko River ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Daily Kos

    The Hoko River originates in the foothills of the Olympic Mountains and flows for about 25 miles to the Pacific Ocean. It flows into the Strait of Juan de Fuca about 16 miles east of the Makah town of Neah Bay.

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  8. 6,000-year-old camp unearthed at StonehengeRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 21 | Unexplained Mysteries

    The earliest settlement ever found at the site, the Mesolithic 'Blick Mead' encampment is located about a mile and a half from Stonehenge and dates back to 4,000 BC. Archaeologists exploring the site, which is believed to have been occupied by hunter gatherers returning to the British Isles after the last Ice Age, discovered signs of feasting such as burnt flints and the remains of giant bulls called aurochs which are now extinct.

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  9. 6,000-yr-old Mesolithic encampment found at Stonehenge digRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 21 | Newkerala.com

    The discovery by University of Buckingham archaeological would reveal for the first time how Britain's oldest ancestors lived, but it could be damaged if Government plans for a tunnel at Stonehenge go ahead. Charcoal dug up from the encampment, a mile and a half from Stonehenge, has been scientifically tested and reveals that it dates from around 4,000BC.

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  10. Movie review: This a Museuma entry should be closed to the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | SouthCoastToday.com

    The second, “Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian,” also did well, though its profits didn't come near the heights of its predecessor. And so here we go again, with the same cast playing the same roles, but as in the second film, acting it out in a different location.

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  11. Authorities recover thousands of archaeological artifacts taken from Lake OrovilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Mercury-Register

    California State Park Rangers contacted a man last month who was allegedly seen taking the items from areas at the Lake Oroville Recreation Area, said Aaron Wright, Lake Oroville sector superintendent for State Parks. As a result, a looting case was started.

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  12. Why Americans care more about experiences than possessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Putting people first

    ... international symposium of applied anthropologists attempts to erase the boundary between 'pure' and 'applied' anthropology, [] Last year Experientia designed the interface of an ATM of UniCredit, a major Italian bank. The interface is now rolled ...

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  13. Seaton Hoard - in PicturesRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 21 | SCAtoday.net

    Numismatists in England found themselves squirming with delight over the discovery in Devon of approximately 22,000 copper-alloy coins, "the largest of its kind ever found in Britain." Now Culture24 allows visitors to take a closer look at some of the coins with a slide show.

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  14. Religion Aside, Christmas Gains Popularity in Communist VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Voice of America

    About a week before Christmas, Tran Thu is outside of a popular mall in Ho Chi Minh City, snapping photos of the ornamented garlands and giant Santa that hug the building. Nothing quite says "Christmas in Vietnam" like the hordes of people who come to see and be seen around the decked out shopping centers.

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  15. The many faces of AnonymousRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Los Angeles Times

    ... petitioned on its behalf and says becoming "so entangled" with the subjects of a study has long been normal in anthropology. Another weakness is that she avoided chat rooms where much illegal activity was discussed, fearing she would be seen by law ...

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  16. Science explains parting of the Red SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Iol.co.za

    The blockbuster film Exodus: Gods And Kings opens soon in South Africa, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Christian Bale as Moses. From the trailer, you can already tell it is going to be pretty epic, and nowhere more so than in the quintessential scene in which the Red Sea parts and allows the Israelites through - only to crash down again on the Egyptians as they try to pursue.

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  17. Santa's Capitalist AlchemyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Trinidad Guardian

    Now this might upset you. It might even provoke memories of Scrooge himself. But the gold standard of social science research states, you cannot avoid what the data says, no matter how much you wish it said something else.

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  18. Most Interesting Science News Articles of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | LiveScience

    This image is of a child, around 18 months old, who was wrapped in a tunic and buried with a necklace and two bracelets on each arm. The jewelry makes the team think that the mummy is a girl but they cannot be sure.

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  19. A Whiff of Cardamom in Mattancherry: Travelling in and around KochiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Indian Express

    What would you do on your first trip to Kerala - go through Kochi, take a backwater break in Alleppey, or enjoy the rolling greens of Munnar? I was spared the agonising choice by an equally tempting offer - a road trip along the spice route in Kochi and parts of Ernakulum and Thrissur districts, that the Kerala Tourism Development Corporation is now promoting, with support from UNESCO. Our first destination, like for most first-timers in the city, was Fort Kochi.

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  20. St. Augustine beachcomber finds shipwreck artifact after coastal floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | St. Augustine Record

    Charles Wilson, 71, spends a lot of time on the beach. In seven years, he has missed just four days.

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