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Most European men descend from a handful of Bronze Age forefathers

Most European men descend from a handful of Bronze Age forefathers | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Geneticists from the University of Leicester have discovered that most European men descend from just a handful of Bronze Age forefathers, due to a 'population explosion' several thousand years ago.
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'Pompei and Europe 1748-1943' at the National Archaeological Museum in Naples

'Pompei and Europe 1748-1943' at the National Archaeological Museum in Naples | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
The exhibition "Pompeii and Europe: 1748-1943" will show the harrowing human agony wrought by the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius that buried the Roman city in AD 79 starting May 26.
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Brazil and UNDP announce the first "World Games of Indigenous Peoples" during the UN Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York

Brazil and UNDP announce the first "World Games of Indigenous Peoples" during the UN Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
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“The first World Games of Indigenous Peoples will be held from October 20 to November 1, 2015 in the capital of the state of Tocantins, Brazil. Photo: Francisco Medeiros / ASCOM...
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Social and Cultural Anthropology

Social and Cultural Anthropology | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
‘Social’ and ‘cultural’ anthropology overlap to a considerable extent. There is no hard-and-fast distinction between them, although there are differences of emphasis.
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Town or country: which is best for Australia’s Indigenous peoples? | Medical Journal of Australia

Town or country: which is best for Australia’s Indigenous peoples? | Medical Journal of Australia | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
RT @ACRRM: Town or country: which is best for Australia’s Indigenous peoples? MJA http://t.co/B2jgUm4aMo
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Pagans of Ancient Times Documentary

Michael Tsarion helps examine a -thousands of years old- agenda of a few families maintaining control over much of the world. However some of the new ...
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Mysterious Nazca Lines Formed Ancient Pilgrimage Route

Mysterious Nazca Lines Formed Ancient Pilgrimage Route | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
The series of fantastical geoglyphs etched into the desert in Peru may have been used to make pilgrimage to an ancient temple.
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Obama says 'no greater threat to planet than climate change'

Obama says 'no greater threat to planet than climate change' | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
US President Barack Obama said Saturday that climate change poses the world's biggest single threat.
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Is there joy in missing out?

Is there joy in missing out? | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Researchers talk about our attachment to social media in terms of the fear of missing out (FOMO). We can’t look away from our mobile devices because we might miss the possibility to make or...
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Indigenous Peoples of Putumayo say No to mining in their territories - Intercontinental Cry

Indigenous Peoples of Putumayo say No to mining in their territories - Intercontinental Cry | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Twelve indigenous peoples inhabit the Putumayo region in Colombia. In the last few years, they have tried to be heard through constant demonstrations to sa
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Reports of third ancient site looted by IS militants

Reports of third ancient site looted by IS militants | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Iraq's government is investigating reports that the ancient archaeological site of Khorsabad in northern Iraq is the latest to be attacked by the Islamic State militant group.
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Over 500 artefacts found at Pakistan's Bhamala site

Over 500 artefacts found at Pakistan's Bhamala site | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
More than 500 potentially priceless artefacts have been unearthed at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bhamala in Haripur as excavation has been put on hold till the beginning of next year.
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Saving Chilean mummies from climate change

Saving Chilean mummies from climate change | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
At least two thousand years before the ancient Egyptians began mummifying their pharaohs, a hunter-gatherer people called the Chinchorro living along the coast of modern-day Chile and Peru developed elaborate methods to mummify not just elites but...
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Early Neolithic settlement unearthed in Bulgaria

Early Neolithic settlement unearthed in Bulgaria | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Bulgarian archaeologists say that they have found 60 houses from a Neolithic settlement, estimated to date back 8000 years, that were seven to eight metres high and that had streets between them.
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Remains of Bronze-Age Cultic Priestess Hold Surprise

Remains of Bronze-Age Cultic Priestess Hold Surprise | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
An iconic Bronze Age girl who was buried in Denmark about 3,400 years ago came from a foreign land, a new analysis of her hair and teeth suggests.
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Scandinavian trade 'triggered' the Viking Age

Scandinavian trade 'triggered' the Viking Age | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Archaeologists from the University of York have played a key role in Anglo-Danish research which has suggested the dawn of the Viking Age may have been much earlier – and less violent – than previously believed.
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How Racism Doomed Baltimore

How Racism Doomed Baltimore | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
A long history of policies that harmed blacks has given Maryland’s largest city a singular place in America’s racial history.
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Can Hunter-Gatherer Societies Teach Us About Cooperation?

Can Hunter-Gatherer Societies Teach Us About Cooperation? | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
We’re big on teaching cooperative practices, even while we encourage competition. Humans are the only species to cooperate to the degree that we do, and this cooperation may have allowed for many...
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Forgotten Empires: Secrets of Mesopotamia | History Channel Documentary

Forgotten Empires: Secrets of Mesopotamia Empire History Channel Documentary Subscribe: ...
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Albert Einstein 60th anniversary: What does his most famous equation actually ... - mirror.co.uk

Albert Einstein 60th anniversary: What does his most famous equation actually ... - mirror.co.uk | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
We all know E=mc2 but how many people know why, how or what it is used for?
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Mind your language! Swearing around the world

Mind your language! Swearing around the world | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
What makes a word profane, and how does cursing vary from place to place? James Harbeck explains. Warning: contains very strong language.
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Climate Change May Be Destroying World's Oldest-Known Mummies

Climate Change May Be Destroying World's Oldest-Known Mummies | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
The Chinchorros, who lived between modern-day Peru and Chile, mummified their dead at least 2,000 years before the Egyptians. But some mummies have begun to turn to ooze, so scientists investigated.
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Ancient fossils reveal diversity in the body structure of human ancestors

Ancient fossils reveal diversity in the body structure of human ancestors | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Recently released research on human evolution has revealed that species of early human ancestors had significant differences in facial features.
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Centuries-old DNA helps identify origins of slave skeletons found in Caribbean

Centuries-old DNA helps identify origins of slave skeletons found in Caribbean | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
More than 300 years ago, three African-born slaves died on the Caribbean island of Saint Martin. No written records memorialized their fate, and their names and precise ethnic background remained a mystery.
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