Ice Age

Atlantic circulation is not collapsing—but as it shifts gears, warming will reaccelerate

A huge circulation pattern in the Atlantic Ocean took a starring role in the 2004 movie "The Day After Tomorrow." In that fictional tale the global …

Global Warming

Ecuador's colonial past 'written in soil'

<b>The arrival of European settlers in Ecuador had a profound effect on the country's population and environment.</b><p>This is according to new findings from The Open University.<p>Researchers studying soil cores from the Quijos valley found that they revealed a detailed story of the area's history after …

South America

Welcome to the Meghalayan Age - a new phase in history

<b>The official history of Earth has a new chapter - and we are in it.</b><p>Geologists have classified the last 4,200 years as being a distinct age in the story of our planet.<p>They are calling it the Meghalayan Age, the onset of which was marked by a mega-drought that crushed a number of civilisations …

Climate Change

Newsletter

Chemistry<p>Detailed polymer structures generated in water droplets can be turned into carbon spheres.<p>Chemists have created microscopic carbon spheres …

North Atlantic

Lessons From Real-Life "Atlantises"

Traces of long-forgotten human settlements claimed by the sea thousands of years ago are being uncovered by researchers along the coastlines of …

Climate Change

Dean Haspiel’s Red Hook Continues Free at LINE Webtoons With Starcross – Previewed Here

<b>Dean Haspiel</b> is set to launch the third instalment of his acclaimed <i>Red Hook</i> series, <i>Starcross</i>, debuting free at Korean digital publisher LINE Webtoon …

Comic Books

Resiliency Projects in NYC - Society for Historical Archaeology

“The waters around you have grown” – Bob Dylan<p>By A. Michael Pappalardo, RPA<p>Archaeologist, AKRF, Inc.<p>This blog post provides a summary of two current …

Archaeology

If there was a competition for the most hysterical response to Trump’s comments yesterday, THIS might win everything!

Yesterday the most hysterical response to Trump’s siding with Putin against his own intelligence agencies was for the former CIA Director to call him …

Conservative View

Origins of pottery traced to Japan: Study

london, July 17 (IANS) The origins of ceramic production can be traced to Japan and closely linked with intensified fishing at the end of the last …

Hunter Gatherers

Lessons from a real Atlantis

'Ideas and innovation have often been introduced or spread along the coast,' said Prof. Gaffney. Given the dramatic reshaping of Europe's contours at …

North Sea

Fishing May Have Driven Use of Pottery in Ancient Japan

YORK, ENGLAND—According to a report in <i>Cosmos Magazine</i>, archaeologist Alex Lucquin of the University of York and colleagues analyzed residues obtained …

Archaeology

Unpacking Coffee with Kandace and Ray: La Colombe’s Todd Carmichael

Photo by Needmore Designs.<p>In this week’s episode of Unpacking Coffee, Kandace and Ray have a virtual sit-down with outspoken specialty coffee …

Coffee

Google gear helps create virtual tours of Georgia sites

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Miles of central Georgia trails and some of Macon's most prominent historic landmarks can now be toured online on Google Maps.<p>Ocmulgee National Monument Superintendent Jim David says anyone with an internet connection can take a virtual journey to the top of the mounds and get …

Georgia (U.S. State)

Radiohead’s Summer 2018 U.S. Tour Is a Career-Capping Triumph

Radiohead’s summer U.S. tour seems designed to prove a few self-evident truths. For one thing, <i>In Rainbows</i> remains their hands-down best album, though …

Music

6 Crazy Things You Never Knew About the Great Lakes

1. They’re HUGE—6,000,000,000,000,000 gallons huge.<p>What's so great about the Great Lakes? Well, their size, actually, may be the most obvious (and …

Great Lakes

Red squirrel guide: how to identify and where to see in Britain

<b>Britain's native red squirrels first appeared 10,000 years ago at the end of the last ice age when the land between Britain and Europe began to</b> …

Country Lifestyle

Comcast reportedly won't try to top Disney's $71.3B bid for Fox

Comcast may walk away from its bidding war over Fox's entertainment assets.<p>Cable giant Comcast won't raises its bid for Fox to counter Disney's $71.3 billion offer, according to CNBC. Comcast will reportedly focus on its pursuit of UK's Sky television instead.<p>21st Century Fox, home to popular …

Comcast

Retrieving forests from the past | Nature Research Ecology & Evolution Community

Our paper published in <i>Nature Ecology and Evolution</i> can be found here<p>Apparently ‘no plan survives first contact with the enemy’ and seemingly no …

Ecology

This bike drop-in will make you hold your breath

It's Kenny Belaey versus Kjeragbolten as the trials legend takes on jumping onto the iconic suspended boulder rock in Norway.<p>The Kjeragbolten is a …

Ice Age

Top 10 long-distance hiking trails in the US

Hiking has gone Hollywood with the film adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s bestselling backpacking memoir Wild – and the Pacific Crest Trail is its real …

Hiking

Hope people find comfort in my battle with depression, alcoholism: Simon Pegg

Paris, July 16 (IANS) English actor Simon Pegg described his fight with alcoholism and depression as "awful and terrible", but he hopes his struggle …

Mission Impossible

The Valtellina: Discovering Nebbiolo From The Alps

The Valtellina is a long, sinuous alpine valley bordered by the Bernina Alps, part of the Rhaetian Alps, the Ortles Mountains in the northeast and the Orobie Alps to the south. It snakes its way along a 132-mile east-west axis from the village of Berbenno to the town of Tirano. Situated in the far …

Wine & Spirits

Who were the first Americans? Ancient tools dug up in Texas add to the debate

A new archaeological find suggests that humans inhabited America, specifically parts of what is known today as Texas, as far back as 21,700 years ago.<p>…

Anthropology

In Ingmar Bergman’s own paradise

Ingmar Bergman was buried in simple Fårö tradition in the churchyard in Gotland. Photo: Alamy<p>You wouldn’t call Fårö pretty.<p>Not by conventional …

Business (India)

What Does This Deep-Sea Expedition Mean For The Indigenous Haida Nation?

The archipelago of Haida Gwaii sits 62 miles off the coast of British Columbia, Canada, where members of the Haida nation have lived for millennia and currently make up half of the islands’ 5000-person population. The Haida Nation’s territory consists of the islands of Haida Gwaii, land in …

Molecular Biology

Ontario’s future: hot

BELLEVILLE -<p>The forecast for the Ontario of the future is a troubling one: warmer and unrecognizable, with a greater chance of damage.<br>“Forty years …

Climate Change

Spotlight on green news & views: Mining OK'd for shorn nat'l monument; losing Greenland ice

<b>CRITTERS AND THE GREAT OUTDOORS</b><p><b>Besame</b> writes—<b>Daily Bucket: Condor released in Arizona says buh-bye and heads to Wyoming</b>: “Condor kids these days want …

Liberal View

Scientists May Have Figured Out a Historic Climate Puzzle - With Chilling Future Implications

Don't mess with the currents.<p>Thirteen thousand years ago, an ice age was ending, the Earth was warming, the oceans were rising. Then something …

Global Warming

25 Years Later, Here's What the Cast of The Sandlot Is Up To

This year marks the 25th anniversary of <b>The Sandlot</b>, and the cult classic is more popular than ever. It might be due to the fact that the coming-of-age film is the perfect balance of life lessons and comedic moments (who can forget when Squints pretended to drown in order to kiss lifeguard Wendy …

Entertainment

The mystery of ‘Gunnister Man’ found in a Shetland peat bog

Scotland’s peat bog’s have revealed some fascinating artefacts over the years with the acidic soil offering the perfect conditions to preserve …

Archaeology