Pam Mccormack

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Confirmed: Mysterious ancient Maya book, Grolier Codex, is genuine

900-year-old astronomy guide is oldest known book written in the Americas.<p>In a rare reversal, archaeologists have determined that a Maya book written …

Uncovering the mysteries of 'Britain's Pompeii'

In 2011, while I was filming the second series of Digging for Britain for the BBC, I heard about a newly discovered archaeological site near Peterborough, on the edge of the Cambridgeshire Fens. It contained relics from the Bronze Age, an exciting yet mysterious period in our island’s prehistory …

Archaeology

Jeff Rogers' Ultimate Five-Cheese Macaroni and Cheese

© 2015 Jeffrey B. Rogers, The Culinary Fanatic<br>May not be reproduced, reprinted, or distributed without permission<p>My mother passed down her macaroni …

Recipes

Laying Bare the Bones of Ancient Maya Society

Much is known about Maya kings, lords and priests. Gaps remain, but we have long had some idea of how they lived. But what about the majority—the …

University of Florida

Archaeologists find skeleton in Alexander the Great-era tomb

Archaeologists in Greece have uncovered a skeleton from a tomb dating back to the era of Alexander the Great. The excavation has refueled rumors …

Archaeology

How boxes of infant skulls helped solve a 19th-century medical mystery

The grieving mothers couldn't afford to bury their dead infants, so they sold the tiny bodies. The doctors buying the corpses knew the arrangements were illicit and left no paper trail.<p>These hushed transactions helped build the foundation of anatomy as medical students now learn it.<p>Many of the …

Archaeology

Super Healthy, Garlic Sauteed Spinach

Sauteing with garlic and olive oil brings the taste of spinach up to a whole new level. It's so easy to make and really delicious. <b>Each serving has just 41 calories, 3 grams of fat and only 1 Weight Watchers SmartPoints.</b><p>Prep Time: 5 minutes<p>Cook Time: 10 minutes<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>2 teaspoons olive oil<p>1 …

3 Things to Ask Yourself When You're Feeling Overwhelmed

I want you to play a short game with me. Close your eyes and imagine a long to-do list that lays out a mountain of work in front of you. Now imagine …

Time Management

Cultural Theological Background of Mummification in Egypt

Many myths and falsehoods concerning the Egyptian practice of mummification have been promoted to the general public in movies, television shows, and …

Louisiana Shrimp Shakshuka

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Green Chili Zhoug (Yields 1 cup or 12 servings)<p>1 bunch cilantro, chopped<br>• 1/2 bunch parsley, picked and chopped<br>• 6 small serrano chile peppers<br>• 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin<br>• 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves<br>• 1/4 teaspoon sugar<br>• 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom<br>• 2½ teaspoons kosher salt<br>• 1 clove garlic<br>• 2 teaspoons …

Recipes

New Orleans’s Queen of Creole Cooking, at Ninety-Three

The ninety-three-year-old New Orleans chef Leah Chase arrived at Dooky Chase, her historic Creole restaurant, at 7:30 <i>A.M.</i> on Holy Thursday. Lent was over for the city’s Catholics, but the day is nonetheless a solemn occasion, marked by foot-washing ceremonies and the Mass of the Lord’s Supper. In …

Ancient Egyptian coffin found to hold youngest known mummified foetus

Scanning reveals coffin from 600BC, originally though by curators to contain preserved organs, holds a foetus of no more than 18 weeks gestation<p>A miniature coffin from ancient Egypt that was thought to contain an individual’s preserved organs has been found to hold the youngest known mummified …

Ancient History

Romantic New Orleans Wedding Inspiration

Be still our hearts! This magical inspiration shoot styled by Bows and Arrows and Sophia Mullin perfectly captures the essence of New Orleans. The …