Kim Broussard

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Scientists discover ancient Mayan city hidden under Guatemalan jungle

Researchers using a high-tech aerial mapping technique have found tens of thousands of previously undetected Mayan houses, buildings, defence works and pyramids in the dense jungle of Guatemala’s Peten region, suggesting that millions more people lived there than previously thought.<p>The discoveries, …

Archaeology

Scientists identify brain’s ‘anxiety cells’ — and how to control them

Scientists have discovered specialized brains cells that appear to influence anxiety levels.<p>The research, published in science journal Neuron, found …

2017 Planners

It is time… to make that very important decision for the new year. While I’ve been pretty sure on my preferred planner style for a long time, I still …

Productivity

30 Planners and Agendas to Get You Ready For 2017

Whether you're the most organized person you know or adding "get organized" to your list of resolutions in 2017, you're going to love the planners we've found for you. Choose from daily, weekly, and monthly planning or get inspired to create your own. Check out the 30 selections ahead to make 2017 …

Productivity

The Quilter’s Planner 2017

I was SO excited last week. You may remember that I contributed a quilt to the upcoming edition of the Quilter’s Planner. I’ve been anxiously …

a Garden Planner to Help you Grow More Food

32K Shares<p>This garden planner will help you garden better!<p>Do you struggle with garden planning?<br>• Do you have pieces of paper all over the place in a …

The 2017 skincare trends you need to have on your radar

The beauty industry thrives on innovation and buzzwords, and 2016 was the year that ‘antipollution’ stole the show, as a flurry of lotions and potions promised to protect against skin-damaging micro-sized particles. Meanwhile, we saw a growing interest in natural and organic beauty, thanks to …

Future Apple Watches Are Likely to Become Full-Fledged Medical Diagnostic Tools

One of Steve Jobs’ original goals in guiding his company to create the Apple Watch, was that the wearable would one day become a fundamental tool for …

‘Phenomenal’ ancient Chinese skeleton discovery in London graveyard casts new light on Roman society

Two ancient skeletons unearthed at a cemetery in London may have been of Chinese origin, overturning longstanding assumptions about the history of …

Archaeology

Egypt’s Oldest Papyri Detail Great Pyramid Construction

In 2013, a joint team of French and Egyptian archaeologists discovered a remarkable find in a cave at the ancient Red Sea port of Wadi …

DNA could solve mystery of the Indus Valley civilization that ruled Asia during the Bronze Age

He points to the rocky mounds looming over a huddle of brick houses, a herd of black buffalo and a few stunted trees.<p>The rising sun burns off a chill mist over the north-west Indian plains.<p>A low rise was a fortification, Chand says, and a darker patch of red earth hides the site of an altar. Nimbly …

The secret world of membership libraries

Public libraries are a relatively new phenomenon. Before the 1880s, when Andrew Carnegie started funding the more than 1,600 library buildings that bear his name, most libraries in America were subscription-based, with members funding and shaping the collections. As free public libraries sprouted …

Neanderthals ‘kept our early ancestors out of Europe’

The discovery of a hoard of ancient human teeth in a Chinese cave has forced scientists to reconsider our species’ relations with our closest evolutionary cousins, the Neanderthals. The find, revealed in the science journal <i>Nature</i>, shows modern humans must have left their African homeland and …

Humanity

This Ancient Babylonian Map Of Jupiter Just Changed History

In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>On May 18, 2018, all 34 Chilean bishops offered their resignation to the pope for their active or passive complicity in a sex …

Ancient Stone Tool Find Suggests Mystery Human Species

An unidentified human species inhabited the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia well before Homo sapiens arrived.

Ancient people conquered the Arctic at least 45,000 years ago | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The frozen carcass of a woolly mammoth found in Siberia with unmistakable signs of spear wounds is providing evidence that people inhabited Arctic regions thousands of years earlier than previously known.<p>Researcher Sergey Gorbunov is shown working on the excavation of a …

The Iceman tells a new tale: Infection with ulcer-causing bacteria

Ötzi the Iceman had a stomach bug.<p>The 5,300-year-old mummy holds DNA evidence of <i>Helicobacter pylori</i>, a common stomach-dwelling bacteria that can …

Search for fossils from the comfort of home

“Armchair anthropologist” takes on new meaning at FossilFinder.org. The citizen science website is seeking volunteers to look for fossils and stone …

DNA solves mysteries of ancient Ireland

Let’s call her ‘Maria.’<p>She’s a brown-eyed, brown-haired woman, with a face that would be right at home in the Mediterranean or the Middle East.<p>And she’s Irish.<p>She lived about 5200 years ago, and was buried near a stone monument and an ancient ring-shaped earthwork, in Ballynahatty, near Belfast. It …

Anthropology

First ancient Irish human genomes sequenced

A team of geneticists from Trinity College Dublin and archaeologists from Queen's University Belfast has sequenced the first genomes from ancient …

Greek and Danish archaeologists excavate the ancient Greek harbour town Lechaion

Home > News > 2015 > Greek and Danish archa...<p>23 December 2015<p>underwater archaeology<p>In Greece, underwater excavations of Lechaion, ancient Corinth’s …

Archaeologists Discover 2,700-Year-Old Seal Impression of Biblical King in Jerusalem: ‘The Closest as Ever That We Can Get’ to Ancient Ruler

Israeli archaeologists announced Wednesday that they found a seal impression bearing the name of King Hezekiah, whose reign was described in the book of 2 Kings as well as elsewhere in the Bible.<p>After deciphering the royal seal impression found during excavations near the southern wall of the …

Ancient skull reveals the secret to why snakes lost their legs

A 90 million year old skull has unlocked the secret to an evolutionary mystery: how snakes lost their legs.<p>Until geoscientist Hongyu Yi, from the …

Drones vs. Robots: The Battle For Our Delivery Future Is On

Amazon is banking on flying drones to be the delivery system of the future, but the founders of Skype have a more earthbound idea.<p>Since Amazon first talked about its plan to one day deliver packages by drone, the world has been captivated with that vision of the future. But a new company started by …

Israeli Archaeologists Believe They’ve Solved ‘One of Jerusalem’s Greatest Archaeological Mysteries’

Israeli archaeologists said Tuesday that after 10 years of excavations, they have finally solved “one of Jerusalem’s greatest archaeological mysteries” — identifying the location of the Acra, an infamous fortress used by ancient Greece to control the Jewish Temple and Jerusalem more than 2,000 …

Scholar deciphers oldest known alphabet primer, in ancient Egyptian

A Dutch Egyptologist recently deciphered the oldest known abecedary or alphabet-like primer on a 3,500-year-old shard of pottery from an Egyptian …

Gupta Empire

The Gupta Empire stretched across northern, central and parts of southern India between c. 320 and 550 CE. The period is noted for its achievements …

Ancient History

A New Paradigm -- How to work with the large online genealogy programs

I have been teaching quite a few classes lately on this subject and so I thought it would be a good idea to put it in writing. Actually, I have also …