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Europe’s Hypocritical History of Cannibalism

In 2001, a lonely computer technician living in the countryside in Northern Germany advertised online for a well-built man willing to participate in …

Anthropology

Research pushes back origins of agriculture in China by 12,000 years

Liu focused on stones discovered at a roughly 23,000-year-old site in the middle of the Yellow River region in northern China. Most of the …

Starvation Cannibalism at Jamestown

Frontal bone of the Jamestown girl, via Smithsonian / Don Hurlbert<p>If you’ve read any news in the past day, you’ve seen reports regarding cannibalism …

Smithsonian and Preservation Virginia Reveal Startling Survival Story at Historic Jamestown | Newsdesk

Douglas Owsley, the division head for physical anthropology at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, presented today a forensic …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Humans may have reached the Americas 22,000 years ago

Humans lived in South America at the height of the last ice age, thousands of years earlier than we thought, according to a controversial study. A …

Anthropology

Maya Long Count calendar and European calendar linked using carbon-14 dating | Penn State University

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Maya are famous for their complex, intertwined calendric systems, and now one calendar, the Maya Long Count, is …

Penn State researchers link the Mayan Long Count calendar to the modern calendar with c14 dating. | Voices of Central Pa

<b>Maya Long Count calendar and European calendar linked using carbon-14 dating</b><p>UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Maya are famous for their complex, …

Announcing my MOOC, Human Evolution Past and Future

01 Apr 2013<p>I have begun a project that may change the way we teach and communicate the science of human evolution. <b>Starting in January, 2014, I will</b> …

Deepest Roman shipwrecks found near Greece - and prove that ancient seafarers were more adventurous than thought

Deepest Roman shipwrecks found near Greece - and prove that ancient seafarers were more adventurous than thought<p>Wreck and pottery found 0.9 miles …

Archaeology

The Beer Archaeologist

It’s just after dawn at the Dogfish Head brewpub in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, where the ambition for the morning is to resurrect an Egyptian ale …

Archaeology

Human colonization of the Pacific left piles of dead birds in its wake

As much as 10 percent of the Earth's avian species may have been lost.<p>Human colonization of the Pacific Islands likely caused the extinction of …

Process: Opinions on Doing Archaeology | zomganthro: ruralarchaeologist: If you ever...

Newer<p>Older<p>zomganthro:<p>ruralarchaeologist:<p>If you ever wanted to know how we do winter archaeology the answer is a cement saw, some feed bags, a pick …

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Presidential Proclamation -- Río Grande del Norte National Monument

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE RÍO GRANDE DEL NORTE NATIONAL MONUMENT<p>BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA<p>A PROCLAMATION<p>In far northern New Mexico, …

Roman Ruins Yield Clues About Earthquake Risk In Ancient Times, Today

By: Charles Q. Choi, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor<p>Published: 03/20/2013 03:11 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>The way the massive stone blocks making up a Roman mausoleum in Turkey were knocked off-kilter reveals clues to the power of the earthquake that rocked the structure.<p>Analyzing other ancient ruins for …

Have we found archaeological evidence of archaeology?

I've heard rumours that the Chinese were used to digging up dinosaur bones, but have we found like, Ancient Egyptian museums with artifacts from cave …