Gemma Wyatt

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Who Owns The Ancient One?

The fight for an ancient skeleton shows how science undermines and exploits Native-American identity. It's just one reason we need more of us in the lab.<p>In 1996, a Washington college student trying to sneak into a hydroplane race on the Columbia River — and drinking a Busch Light — stumbled upon …

The most crowded island on Earth: Tiny Caribbean islet measures just over two acres... but is home to a staggering 1,200 people

• <b>Santa Cruz del Islote lies off the coast of Colombia, with 90 houses, two stores, a restaurant and a school</b>• <b><br>Its size - 0.012 sq km - and number of</b> …

The world's most soused states

Sex and the Sahara: Striking photographs of the mysterious Islamic tribe where women embrace sexual freedoms, dictate who gets what in divorce and don't wear the veil because men 'want to see their beautiful faces'

• <b>The Tuareg have maintained their way of life for centuries, crossing from one side of the world's largest desert</b>• <b><br>Yet beneath the traditional way of</b> …

21 holidays that will make you a better person

Mind<p>Zen in Switzerland<p>Set in two acres of secluded pastures, Hidden Dragon is a six-bedroom chalet built in accordance with ancient Shinto and feng shui principles. On a week-long yoga retreat, I followed a strict ayurvedic diet, practised meditation, took barefoot walks along Alpine streams and …

Quran Fragments Found That Date Back to Time of Prophet Muhammad | VICE News

Tests on a Quran parchment in the UK city of Birmingham have found it dates back almost to the time the Prophet Muhammad, making it one of the oldest known manuscripts of the Muslim holy book known to survive.<p>According to a radiocarbon dating analysis, the section of manuscript — which is part of a …

Ancient burned Hebrew scroll reveals its secrets

The contents of an ancient burned Hebrew scroll have been deciphered for the first time thanks to state-of-the-art 3D scanning and digital imaging software.<p>The rare parchment scroll, which was discovered 45 years ago in Ein Gedi, Israel, was completely burned around 1,500 years ago, according to …

Let Greece leave the eurozone

Schäuble was blasted as a heartless German for insisting, even after the rescue package was agreed to on July 13, that "the better solution for Greece" could be a "Grexit," as it's known.<p>He had earlier proposed a five-year "timeout" for Greece from the common currency. For these heretical views, he …

Schoolboy urging New Zealanders to stop mangling Māori words is web hit

Finnian Galbraith praised after making video to highlight the need for respect of the language as vital part of country’s heritage<p>A New Zealand schoolboy who filmed an appeal to his fellow citizens to stop mispronouncing Māori words has become an internet hit.<p>Finnian Galbraith highlights the need …

The Ultimate Map Of Literature’s Great American Road Trips

It’s late July, and if you haven’t already planned your summer vacation, might we suggest taking a cross-country road-trip? The sort of classic American holiday immortalized in novels ranging from Jack Kerouac’s <i>On The Road</i> and Ken Kesey’s <i>The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test</i> to Mark Twain’s <i>Roughing It</i> …

One of the world's oldest Quran manuscripts found in UK

Fragments of the Quran held by the UK's Birmingham University have been found to be among the oldest in the world.<p>Following radiocarbon analysis by the University of Oxford, the manuscripts, written on parchments, have been dated to from between AD 568 and 645, with 95 percent accuracy.<p>The results …

It's time for Germany to leave the eurozone

In proposing that Greece could be better off outside the euro, the irascible 72-year-old crossed a political rubicon: He confirmed that the single currency was "reversible" after all.<p>But with Schaeuble having broken the euro's biggest taboo, commentators have now suggested that it should be …

1 Map Shows How Many Hours You Need to Work Minimum Wage to Rent an Apartment in Any State

When people in America's big cities complain about how unaffordable their rent is, the response from some critics is that they should move. But a …

Housing

Archaeologists Discover Ancient Settlement in Russia’s Far East

© Sputnik / Yuriy Kaver<p>Archaeologists Study Ancient 'Gog and Magog' Ritual Site in Arctic Russia<p>An ancient fishing settlement dating back over 2,000 …

After the Fall: Bug Out Bag Essentials Checklist

The Bug Out Bag (BOB), emergency preparedness kit, disaster kit, GOOD (Get Out Of Dodge) bag, grab bag, 72-Hour kit, INCH (I’m Never Coming Home) …

The world's most beautiful mosques

This Is Every City's Favorite Food, as Told by Instagram Hashtags

Other than selfies and cute cat photos, photo-sharing app Instagram is known for pictures of one other thing: food.<p>But photoworld.com decided to dig …

Photo Sharing

New Release of ArcGIS Pro

ArcGIS Pro represents Esri’s strategy for creating modern GIS desktop software that tightly integrates with the entire ArcGIS Platform. ArcGIS Pro …

Seven Killer Hiking Boots for Totally Zen Feet

You may not be a sherpa or even much of a trailblazer. Maybe you're more of a Sunday hiker. Sure, you like to get out there, but up until now you've hit the easy trails in a pair tennis shoes. But...it seems you got drunk at a party and told some hot millennials that you know a really good hike …

42 Insanely Clever Products You Need For Your Next Camping Trip

Just don't carry them all at once — you might not make it out of the door.

The ArcGIS Book—Ten Big Ideas about Applying Geography to Your World

<b>A hands-on website and a print book for seasoned GIS practitioners and newcomers to GIS</b><b></b>Consumer mapping has opened the eyes of the world, and …

This map shows what different countries view as the greatest threat to the world

Where people live affects their worldviews, and fear makes that fact particularly apparent.<p>In May, the Pew Research Center conducted a global survey in which it asked 45,435 people in 40 different countries what they view as the greatest threat to the world.<p>The following data reflects what …

4,400-year-old ruins found near ceremonial site may be the oldest house ever found in Britain

Archaeologists are excavating the remnants of a house up to 4,400-years old on the site of Marden Henge, England, which lies halfway between the …

The fish traps at Brewarrina are extraordinary and ancient structures. Why aren't they better protected?

The people of Brewarrina proudly call their fish traps “the oldest manmade structure in the world”.<p>Located in north-west New South Wales, the traps lie where the Barwon river makes a curve near the largely Aboriginal town of Brewarrina.<p>When the water level is low, bulrushes grow tall as waist-high …

The world’s most amazing craters

One of the best perks of traveling is that you get to see natural wonders up close. Visit a massive crater, and you’ll find yourself reflecting upon the vastness of the world and your tiny role in it.<p>Bowl-shaped, hollowed-out craters are formed by volcanoes, meteorites and other explosions. They’re …

Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

From vast wilderness to varied history, from swamp to desert, these places should be more famous.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes nearly 400 units, …

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Ancient bobcat buried like a human being

About 2000 years ago in what is today western Illinois, a group of Native Americans buried something unusual in a sacred place. In the outer edge of …

Anthropology