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Why I Didn’t Want to Study the Norse World—But I’m Very Glad I Did

Human Journey<p>Last June, I was lucky enough to be part of a team that located a potential Norse site in eastern Canada, several hundred miles south of where experts expected one to be. This site, Point Rosee, has gone viral and is featured in a two-hour <i>Nova</i> special, <i>Vikings Unearthed (watch it now)</i>. …

Archaeology

How Many TV Series Can Your Brain Take?

With hundreds of scripted series to watch on TV and streaming services, some viewers are having a hard time keeping track of dozens of characters and complex story lines<p>“Game of Thrones” fan Travis Stevens experienced a familiar mix of feelings while watching the most recent episode of the HBO …

TV

Why I Won’t Wear War Paint and Feathers in a Movie Again

At some point, every Native American actor comes to a career crossroads and has to answer the question: Do I participate in stereotyping or maintain …

10 Crazy Uses For Animal Venom

When snakes and spiders try to kill us but wind up helping<p>All it takes is a pinch on the leg from a sting or a bite, and you could be dead within minutes. Venom, whether it’s from reptiles, insects, fish, mammals or arthropods, is extremely potent, but it’s not always deadly.<p>Venom has evolved …

Zoology

Samsung banner outs Galaxy Note Pro and Galaxy Tab Pro a few hours early (updated) - Pocket-lint

A giant banner outside the Las Vegas convention centre confirms our suspicions: Samsung has plans to launch a new Galaxy Note tablet at CES 2014, and …

Galaxy Note

Beauty from the crypt: Mystery of Europe's jeweled skeletons

Updated 29th June 2015

Serbian archaeologist finds 4,000-year-old chariot

Pirot – During the protective archaeological works, carried out in parallel with the construction of Corridor 10, archaeologist Zoran Mitic found the …

FDA approves new $1,000-a-day hepatitis C pills

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug that promises to treat hepatitis C with a daily pill instead of the more common weekly injection. The drug, called Sovaldi from Gilead Sciences, has been designed to block the protein hepatitis C uses to replicate itself. The treatment does …

Why it's time for brain science to ditch the 'Venus and Mars' cliche

Reports trumpeting basic differences between male and female brains are biological determinism at its most trivial, says the science writer of the year<p>As hardy perennials go, there is little to beat that science hacks' favourite: the hard-wiring of male and female brains. For more than 30 years, I …