Amy C Ezrin

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Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human evolution.<p>Anthropologists unearthed the skull at a site in Dmanisi, a small town in southern Georgia, where other remains of human …

Oops! Etruscan Warrior Prince Really a Princess

Last month, archaeologists announced a stunning find: a completely sealed tomb cut into the rock in Tuscany, Italy.<p>The untouched tomb held what …

Medieval 'Vampire' Skull Found

The remains of a medieval "vampire" have been discovered among the corpses of 16th century plague victims in Venice, according to an Italian …

Much Earlier Split for Neanderthals, Humans?

Study challenges thinking on last common ancestor of Neanderthals, humans.<p><b>In the ranks of prehistoric humans, Neanderthals were our closest relatives.</b><p>We were so close, in fact, that our species interbred with theirs. Tracing back our lineages, there must have been a last common ancestor of <i>Homo</i> …

Canaanite palace at Tel Kabri 'surprisingly sparse'

10/21/2013 10:00:00 PM<p>Five kilometers from the Mediterranean coast, the Canaanite palace at Tel Kabri is a sprawling Middle Bronze Age edifice.<p>We …

How did ancient Greek music sound?

<b>The music of ancient Greece, unheard for thousands of years, is being brought back to life by Armand D'Angour, a musician and tutor in classics at Oxford University. He describes what his research is discovering.</b><p>"Suppose that 2,500 years from now all that survived of the Beatles songs were a few of …

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 …

Ötzi the iceman's tattoos may be an early form of 'acupuncture'

10/28/2013 09:00:00 PM<p>Tattoos are traditionally used to decorate the skin, but now archaeologists believe skin etchings discovered on a …

July 2013

Time to Move On? The Case Against Daylight Saving Time

Changing our clocks twice a year doesn't save us energy or money, experts say.<p>Clocks "fall back" this Sunday, November 3, and people are again asking: Why do we bother with daylight saving time?<p>The latest Rasmussen Report from March 2013 found that only 37 percent of Americans surveyed thought …

Mediterranean Roman ports to be investigated

10/30/2013 07:00:00 PM<p>The University of Southampton has been awarded €2.49 million (£2.1 million) by the European Research Council to study a large …

Ancient mural may be first picture of volcanic blast

10/30/2013 09:00:00 PM<p>Was humanity's first depiction of a volcanic eruption daubed on the wall of a house in Turkey 8500 years ago? Geological …