Robyn Sperle

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Founder Mantras

Founder Mantras - Daily mantras and quotes from founders for founders.. (Web App, Chrome Extensions, and Productivity) Read the opinion of 14 …

Smart Scanner Will Make It Easier To Digitize Archaeological Relics

My Presious<p>Working as an archeologist can be long and grueling--sifting through the dirt out in the field, then fitting together tiny shards of shattered artifacts in the lab.<p>The British Museum and others are trying to make artifacts and archeology more accessible by digitizing their collections …

Archaeology

An amusing romp through word histories

<b>Written in Stone</b><i><br>Christopher Stevens<br>Pegasus Books, $27.95</i><p>All these words we speak arose somewhere. But what do <i>acrid</i>, <i>acme</i> and <i>acrophobia</i> have in common? …

New tattoos discovered on Oetzi mummy

With the aid of a non-invasive photographic technique, researchers at the EURAC-Institute for Mummies and the Iceman have been able to show up all …

Archaeology student discovers 'outstanding' Anglo-Saxon pendant worth £50,000 in first-year dig - and he gets to keep the profits

• <b>Likely owner had royal connections</b> <b>given quality of jewellery</b>• <b><br>Archaeology student had been amateur metal detector since childhood</b>• <b><br>Coins and other</b> …

Archaeology

Chinese mummy suggests brain surgery was carried out 3,600 years ago

Chinese mummy suggests brain surgery was carried out 3,600 years ago: Hole in skull may have been created by craniotomy<p><b>The 3,600-year-old perforated</b> …

Archaeology

More than 9,000-year-old decapitated head discovered in Brazil

A human skull found in a Brazilian rock-shelter represents the oldest known case of decapitation in the Americas, researchers report September 23 in</i> …

Anthropology

Massive ancient underground city discovered in Turkey's Nevşehir

Erdinç Çelikkan ANKARA<p>An underground city newly discovered in Turkey’s Central Anatolian province of Nevşehir, which is located under the Nevşehir …

Human Ancestors May Have Used Tools Half-Million Years Earlier Than Thought

Fossil hand bones show evidence of tool use more than three million years ago.<p>Who swung the first hammer stone? Early human ancestors may have hefted tools more than three million years ago, ancient hand bones suggest. That’s roughly half a million years earlier than the oldest stone tools yet …

Wrocław archaeologists discovered burial site of unknown culture in Peru

The team from Institute of Archaeology of the University of Wrocław has performed research in southern Peru since 2008. The cemetery was discovered …

New burials discovered in Burnt City (Shahr-e Sukhteh)

01/01/15<p>File phoeo: A skeleton surrounded with artifacts in a grave at the cemetery of the Burnt City.<p>A team of archaeologists has discovered new …

Inscription on Cairo tomb reveals grave belonged to Khentakawess III

Tomb of unknown Egyptian queen discovered: Inscription reveals 4,500-year-old grave belonged to Khentakawess III<p><b>Discovered in Abu-Sir, south-west of</b> …

Archaeology

Earliest musical instrument Se unearthed

Chinese archaeologists have unearthed relics of musical instruments from a complex of tombs dating back thousands of years in Zaoyang city, Hubei …

Ancient Amulet Discovered with Curious Palindrome Inscription

An ancient, two-sided amulet uncovered in Cyprus contains a 59-letter inscription that reads the same backward as it does forward.<p>Archaeologists …