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How to State Clearly the Evidence for Evolution

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> …

Biology

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 …

Science Fiction

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 …

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 …

Ancient History

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 …

Bruce Willis

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 …

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 …

Anthropology

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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 …

Prehistory

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 …

Ancient History

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

A technology using rapid pulses of light is helping archaeologists to chart ancient settlements hidden beneath dense forest canopies<p>Colorado State University archaeologist Chris Fisher found out about lidar in 2009. He was surveying the ruins of Angamuco in west-central Mexico the traditional way, …

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...<p>Want to enjoy 'Zen' reading - …

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 …

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

By: Seattle Magazine Staff<p>Your weekly guide to Seattle's hottest events.<p>By: Gavin Borchert<p>After 16 years in Seattle, most recently as associate …

Barcelona

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

Amazing

APOD Editor to Speak in NYC on Jan 3

Robert Nemiroff, Michigan Tech. Univ. 2013 Astronomy Pictures of the Day Amateur Astronomers Association of New York