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Stated Clearly: Website to support science.

Here at BA Central, we’re* big supporters of evidence-based reality and using science as a way to collect and weigh that evidence.<p>Phil Plait writes</b> …

Figuratively shiny: A Firefly video.

<i>Firefly</i> went off the air more than a decade ago now,* but even with the movie <i>Serenity</i> there’s been a Mal-shaped hole in the hearts of fans, including …

How to Lace Your Boots

There are 43,200 ways to lace up a pair of six-eyelet shoes (which, of course, have 12 eyelets because they come in pairs). I discovered this on an …

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10 ancient sites you must see in your lifetime

It’s always exciting to follow, literally, in the footsteps of the ancient Romans – or of the Greeks, or the Egyptians, or any of the shadowy inhabits of the past. Even for me, a fairly hard-nosed professional, who has studied the classical world for more than forty years, there’s still a buzz in …

NASA’s Plan to Save the World: Let’s Slam a Spacecraft Into an Asteroid

In a plan fit for Michael Bay, NASA is going to ram a spacecraft into an asteroid. Why? To see how much force is necessary to stop one from …

Benthos: Digital Atlas of Ancient Waters beta version

[First posted in AWOL 18 February 3013, updated 20 June 2015]<p>Benthos: Digital Atlas of Ancient Waters<p>Introducing Benthos<p>AWMC is pleased to introduce …

Rare King David-Era Inscription Discovered in Biblical City

A 3,000-year-old ceramic jar discovered in pieces in Israel has been restored to reveal a rare inscription of the name of a biblical figure and ruler …

Archaeology

Kennewick Man Mystery Solved

An 8,500-year-old skeleton has been the focus of a bitter dispute between Native Americans and American scientists -- new study based on his genome …

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University of Reading archaeologists to excavate the biggest henge in the country

Archaeologists from the University of Reading will start a three-year excavation on land between the prehistoric monuments of Stonehenge and Avenbury …

8 million mummified animals, mostly dogs, in catacombs at Egypt site

<b>(CNN) —</b> For centuries, dogs have been humans' loyal, domesticated companions. They've been wild animals, doing what's needed to survive. And in ancient Egypt, they served as bridges to the afterlife, with the hope that they'd intercede with the god Anubis on their owner's behalf.<p>But only now is it …

Into the light: how lidar is replacing radar as the archaeologist’s map tool of choice

Photograph: Caracol Archaeological Project, University of Central Florida<p>The US national mapping center used lidar in Belize to survey Caracol, a major Mayan city more than 1,000 years …

Archaeology

Archaeologists find hobnailed boot print of Roman soldier in Israel

Archaeologists excavating an ancient Roman fortified hill town in Israel have made a remarkable find there: hobnailed-boot prints typical of a Roman …

A history of the Church of Loaves and Fishes: Burned down, again

On Wednesday night, the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes in Tabgha, on the shore of the Sea of Galilee, suffered serious damage …

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6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

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How to Find a Job in Seattle: 26 Companies that Want to Hire You

5 Tips for Getting Out of Debt on a Limited Budget

Wouldn’t it be nice if all debt would just magically disappear? Debt can be so daunting, especially if you are trying to pay down your debt on a very …

Personal Finance

The Most Amazing Science Images of 2013

From slow-mo footage on YouTube to deep-space satellite imagery to weird washcloths on the International Space Station, this was a big year for …

APOD Editor to Speak in NYC on Jan 3

This Facebook post is no longer available. It may have been removed or the privacy settings of the post may have changed.<p>Robert Nemiroff, Michigan …