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2 hrs ago |

Seattle filmmaker working to share work of artist & adventurer Caroline Mytinger

American artist Caroline Mytinger died in virtual obscurity at the age of 83 in 1980.


Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, Solomon Islands, UC Berkeley, Science

7 hrs ago | National Geographic

Pompeii "Exposed and Vulnerable" to Neglect and the Elements

Pompeii has been many things over the centuries. It's been "a vineyard, a treasure trove, a den of bandits and today it remains an archaeological gem 'exposed and vulnerable,'" according to the new book From Pompeii: The Afterlife of a Roman Town .


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Classical, Mozart, Amadeus Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters

11 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Patterson Park dig uncovering traces of War of 1812 militia camp, defenses

When Samuel Smith, major general of the Maryland militia, needed a headquarters to plot Baltimore 's defense from British invaders in the summer of 1814, archaeologists believe he called on the owner of a shop that gives Butcher's Hill its name.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Lauraville (Baltimore, MD), Baltimore, MD, Catonsville, MD

15 hrs ago | Indy Media

Radical Anthropology talks in London

Symbolic culture emerged in Africa over 100,000 years ago, in a social revolution whose echoes can still be heard in myths and rituals around the world.


Related Topix: Science, Genetics, Medicine

19 hrs ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette

Campus notes: LU convocation to feature health pioneer

He also will conduct a question-and-answer session at 2:30 p.m. in the Warch Campus Center.


Related Topix: Lawrence University, Science, Prison, Pop/Rock, The Quest, Social Software

23 hrs ago | Suria

Philippines' oldest artworks in danger...

On a small rock wall a short drive from the Philippine capital, enigmatic carvings that are believed to date back 5,000 years are in danger of disappearing before their mysteries can be solved.


Related Topix: Travel, Philippines Travel, Asia Travel, Science

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Archaeologists plan dig at NY's 1755 battleground

An archaeological dig at a French and Indian War battleground in the southern Adirondacks has been given the green light.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Lake George, NY


Science doesn't disprove God: Where Richard Dawkins and new atheists go wrong

Richard Dawkins and the new atheists suggest human consciousness can be cloned in a lab.


Related Topix: Science, Paleontology

The New Zealand Herald

Sea lions, scrub growth endanger island

The endangered Hooker's sea lion is among the invasive marine and plant life destroying a site of archeological interest on Campbell Island.


Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Archaeology, Science

Washington Examiner

Egypt archaeologists find ancient writer's tomb

Egypt's minister of antiquities says a team of Spanish archaeologists has discovered two tombs in the southern part of the country, one of them belonging to a writer and containing a trove of artifacts including reed pens and a bronze inkwell.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science


Ancient Roman Tiles Marked With Dog Paw Prints Unearthed In England

The paw prints and hoof prints of a few meddlesome animals have been preserved for posterity on ancient Roman tiles recently discovered by archaeologists in England.


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

Magic City Morning Star

Navy Underwater Archaeologist Brings Naval History to the Surface

In a container filled with water is what appears to be an oddly shaped rock. But Morrand, who serves as senior conservator and manager of the Naval History and Heritage Command's Archaeology & Conservation Laboratory, knows the object isn't a rock.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, US Military, US Navy, Patuxent River, MD

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Archaeologists unearth lost landscape of Colonial Williamsburg | Our Story

President Franklin Roosevelt wasn't the only one impressed by Duke of Gloucester Street when he dedicated Colonial Williamsburg 's newly reconstructed 18th-century thoroughfare in 1934.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Williamsburg, VA, College of William and Mary

Greenwich Citizen

Central MT ranch has up to 5K pictographs

Growing up on a ranch outside Lewistown, Macie Ahlgren used to enjoy playing at a creek that ran through the ranch, near a rock wall.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Casper, WY

The Telegraph

Preservation call for historical wonders

Historians used the occasion of World Heritage Day on Friday to call for proper protection and conservation of the state's historical marvels.


Related Topix: World News, India, Archaeology, Science, Asia,

Lee University Students Present At Anthropology Conference

Lee anthropology majors, along with a recent alumna, presented their research at the Southern Anthropological Society conference in Cherokee, N.C. Lee senior Allie Webb presented "Petroglyphs in Paradox Valley, Colorado."


Related Topix: Science, Lee University, Cherokee, NC

New Hampshire Public Radio -

How Do We Explain The Evolution Of Religion?

Religion is a cross-cultural universal, even though not every human being professes faith in God or some other supernatural being.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science

Detroit Free Press

Happy World Heritage Day: 5 remarkable, endangered spots you should know about

Romania's Carpathian Villages are among the endangered places being spotlighting for this year's World Heritage Day April 18. / Global Heritage Fund In case it's not on your calendar, today is World Heritage Day .


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science


Wild Vs Domestic: Wild Animals Interbred With...

Image Caption: The researchers cited the domestication of pigs as evidence of the intermingling between wild animals and domestic stocks.


Related Topix: Science, Genetics, Medicine

Diss Today

Waveney archaeology group gets Heritage Lottery Funding for war memorial project

Redenhall, Norfolk. Members of the Waveney Valley Community Archaeology Griup who've been given a grant from the Hertiage Lottery Fund to record and uncover hidden WWI memories pictured are Lorna Richardson and Andrew Macdonald at the Joseph Phillips memorial site just outside Harleston ANL-140416-123613001 A project aiming to uncover hidden ... (more)


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


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