Sandra Fowler

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Lost Native American Ancestor Revealed in Ancient Child’s DNA

Study of 11,500-year-old bones offer surprising clues about the origins of New World genetic diversity.<p><i>Learn how your family history is connected to the human journey with National Geographic’s</i> <i>Geno 2.0 DNA ancestry kit.</i><p>A baby girl who lived some 11,500 years ago survived for just six weeks in the …

Surprise as DNA reveals new group of Native Americans: the ancient Beringians

A baby girl who lived and died in what is now Alaska at the end of the last ice age belonged to a previously unknown group of ancient Native Americans, according to DNA recovered from her bones.<p>The child, a mere six weeks old when she died, was found in a burial pit next to the remains of a …

Anthropology

A Colorful History of The Prison Mirror, America's Oldest Continuously Operated Prison Newspaper

J.S. Allen sensed trouble in the air. It was September 7, 1876, and the Northfield, Minnesota hardware store owner had noticed three mysterious men …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Gilles De Rais, The Child Serial Killer Who Fought Alongside Joan Of Arc

In France, Gilles de Rais is remembered both for his service as a war hero with the French army and for murdering more than 100 children.The post …

The Real Captain Morgan Was Way More Interesting Than His Commercialized Counterpart

Captain Henry Morgan was basically Jack Sparrow if Jack Sparrow were cooler.The post The Real Captain Morgan Was Way More Interesting Than His …

The Origin Of The Term ‘Devil’s Advocate’ Is More Literal Than You Think

The position of advocatus diaboli, or devil's advocate, existed at the Vatican for centuries.The post The Origin Of The Term ‘Devil’s Advocate’ Is …

The Inspiring Depression-Era Story of How the 'March of Dimes' Got Its Name

Today, it’s easy for Americans to take for granted being able to dive into a public swimming pool or sit in a crowded movie theater without worrying …

Public Health

2,000-Year-Old Texts Reveal the First Emperor of China’s Quest for Eternal Life

Ying Zheng, who holds the seminal title of China's first emperor, reportedly proclaimed that his dynasty would last “10,000 generations.” Apparently, …

Where RFK Was Killed, a Diverse Student Body Fulfills His Vision for America

His fight may have been cut short before they were born, but he would have recognized the struggles they face: the children of janitors and …

The Strike That Brought MLK to Memphis

July in Memphis: You need a way to keep cool. At 10:30 a.m. it’s 88 degrees but feels hotter; by 4 p.m., when the crew is done, it will be 94 …

The Fight Over Andrew Johnson’s Impeachment Was a Fight for the Future of the United States

It promised to be a spectacle in a period that had seen its share of them. Three years after the end of a bloody civil war that had sundered the …

Revisiting Vietnam 50 Years After the Tet Offensive

A few years ago, a French-German TV crew visited my home in Hanoi for an interview on how Vietnam had changed since the end of the war with America. …

Frankenstein at 200: the birth of a gothic monster

This month, Mary Shelley’s ground-breaking novel <i>Frankenstein</i> turns 200. It was one of the first gothic explorations of artificial life, telling a …

Literature

Sex, scandals and betrayals: Charles II and his court

It is said to have been one of the most hedonistic courts in English history – a sexual merry-go-round of flirtation, seductions and infidelities. RE …

Literature

9 weird medieval medicines

Just as we do today, people in the medieval period worried about their health and what they might do to ward off sickness, or alleviate symptoms if …

Viruses

The New Year’s resolutions Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth I and Josef Stalin should have made…

Leading historians reveal how pivotal years in the lives of eight major figures – from Anne Boleyn to Josef Stalin – could have turned out better, if …

World History

Bloglovin

This recipe for Greek baked meatballs in tomato sauce (a.k.a. soutzoukakia) is the perfect family dinner. And it’s always served with rice!<p>These <b>Greek</b> …

Thai Chicken Zoodle Soup.

Resolution of the week: eat more color.And we’re starting here with this chicken zoodle soup.We’ve had LOTS of beige foods over the last two weeks. …

8 Healthy Recipes to Try in 2018

Now that 2017’s days are numbered, I thought it would be fun for us to kick off 2018 by trying a new healthy recipe that’s equal parts good for you …

Blueberry Broccoli Spinach Salad with Poppyseed Ranch

<i>Channeling the flavors of some of some of my favorite restaurant salads, this tasty Blueberry Broccoli Spinach Salad with Poppyseed Ranch is the</i> …

Cranberry Spritz

I first fell for the delicious-ness that is a Spritz almost two years ago while on vacation (see here). We were staying in a little beach town with …

Easy Vegetarian Massaman Curry

I love a good curry. It might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of “comfort food,” but it’s high on my list. I absolutely love …

White chicken poblano chili

When I was working in Midtown Manhattan at a magazine, I used to visit a small Mexican joint for lunch. The food was good for a quick meal but it was …

Cooking

Easy Black-Eyed Pea Salad

Total Time: 20 minutes<p>Shares 300<p>This Easy Black-Eyed Pea Salad is perfect for New Year’s – but will also bring rave reviews at picnics, potlucks and …

Chicken Parmesan Meatballs

Chicken Parmesan Meatballs take your classic comfort food favorite, give it a wholesome, low-carb update and is just one of many delicious recipes …

Wild Mushroom Ragout

What is the difference between ragu and ragout anyway?Both are robust and flavorful and more than satisfying on a cold winter night. But the …

Paleo Banana Bread

HAPPY NEW YEAR! This is one of my favorite days of the year. I have every intention to spend it lounging in my pajamas, eating giant slices of Paleo …

Whole30 Vegetarian Power Bowls

Let’s just get this out there: I’m not doing Whole30. I AM, however, an ultra enthusiastic supporter of anyone and everyone looking to make positive …

This turkey burger recipe has a winning flavor combo

This recipe goes to the head of the class, turkey-burger-wise. Its perfectly proportioned, Greek-inspired combo of crumbled feta cheese, red onion and dill makes the meat flavorful and keeps it moist. It would fit right into a plan for eating better in the new year.<p>You could serve this burger …