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22 min ago | Mid Devon Star

Devon County Council publish list of school affected by teachers strike on Thursday

ENERGY firm, RWE, has enlisted the help of experts at Wessex Archaeology, to excavate what is thought to be a medieval settlement at Batsworthy, North Devon, possibly dating back to the 11th and 12th centuries.

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4 hrs ago | Sofia News Agency

'Vampire' Funeral Found Near Vratsa

A Medieval funeral of a man was found during an archaeological dig near Bulgaria's northwestern town Vratsa , reports the Bulgarian National Radio.

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Related Topix: Bulgaria, World News, Archaeology, Science

8 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Shipwreck excavation may explain 349-year-old mystery of how warship blew itself up

A major underwater rescue excavation is being mounted this summer by English Heritage to solve a 349-year-old mystery: how warship the London managed to blow itself up without firing a shot at the enemy, in broad daylight, within sight of the Southend seafront.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Boat Disaster, World News, United Kingdom, Kent County, England

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WTNH

Unearthing history on Middletowna s Vine Street

Whoever thinks being an academic isn't a dirty job hasn't been to Vine Street in Middletown, where a mix of students, anthropologists, and historians are digging deep into New England's history.

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Related Topix: Middletown, CT, Archaeology, Science

York Press

Workmen dig up Roman human remains in York

HUMAN bones thought to date back to Roman times have been dug up by contractors working in the Mount area of York.

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CBC News

Historical railway artifacts unearthed by Enmax workers

Michelle Wickham of Bison Historical Services Ltd. poses by railway artifacts unearthed during construction at ENMAX's downtown substation.

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Sofia News Agency

Scientists to Search for Ancient Civilization in Bulgaria's Rhodopes

An international expedition will seek signs left by an ancient civilization in the prehistoric sanctuaries of Belintash , Tatul and Harman Kaya in Bulgaria's Rhodope mountains.

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Lynn News

Sedgeford history day

There will be family fun with crafts and activities for children of all ages including pot making and Iron Age face painting.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

CNews

Scientists to excavate Wyoming cave with trove of Ice Age fossils

A woman takes a picture of her son standing in front of the well preserved skeleton of a mammoth who lived in america over a million years ago exhibited at the museum of the National Institute of Anthropology and History of Acapulco "Fuerte de San Diego", on July 16, 2014 in Acapulco, Mexico.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Spelunking, Science, World News, Mexico, Paleontology

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WSIL

Prehistoric Civilization Discovered in Jackson County

Archaeologists are getting a unique look into our region's distant past. Crews with the State Archaeological Survey have uncovered remnants of a prehistoric society, right near the Southern Illinois airport.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Mississippi

Rock Hill Herald

Preserving Santa Elena deserves more support

A mere 2 percent of the site of the Santa Elena settlement, on what is today called Parris Island, has been excavated since the location of the first colonial capital was confirmed in 1979.

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Related Topix: Parris Island, SC, Non-Profit, Beaufort County, SC, Archaeology, Science, University of South Carolina, Nikki Haley, US Governors

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Archaeologists uncover nearly 1,000 year old village in Murphysboro

Pieces of what used to be a clay pot used by Native Americans in Southern Illinois.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Murphysboro, IL, New Orleans, Jazz, Robert Bentley, US Governors

TwinCities

Iraq elects new president as attacks kill dozens

Iraqi lawmakers elected a veteran Kurdish politician on Thursday to replace long-serving Jalal Talabani as the country's new president in the latest step toward forming a new government.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Jalal Talabani, Archaeology, Science

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Who Is Most To Blame For Climate Change?

Here in southeastern Virginia, our biggest city, Norfolk, is saddled with an unwanted claim to fame.

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Related Topix: College of William and Mary, Science, Oceania, World News, Marshall Islands

The Daily Beast

Iraq's Endangered Mythical TempleBy Nina Strochlic

For years, scientists have been searching for an ancient temple dedicated to a winged warrior.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Burma's Culture Ministry Vows to Limit Building in Pyu Cities

A farmer tills earth beside a marker that indicates the "monument zone" of the ancient Pyu city of Sri Ksetra.

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Related Topix: Burma, World News, Archaeology, Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Evening Sun

Review: 'Lucy' won't stretch your brain capacity

So let's start with the enticing premise of Luc Besson's "Lucy," starring Scarlett Johansson: Human beings only use 10 percent of their brain capacity.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Science

Gazette-news.co.uk

Tea and history served up at new cafe

Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of an ornamental Roman arcade under the floor of the property in Colchester High Street.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Finding The Anthropology In Latin Dance Music

Jorge Drexler 's songs have been called introspective and literate. He's been compared to Paul Simon .

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Related Topix: Science, Dance, Dance Music, South America, Bolivia, World News, University of Southern California

Live Science

100,000-Year-Old Case of Brain Damage Discovered

A Paleolithic child that died 100,000 years ago may have suffered from brain damage after an injury.

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