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Bronze Age necropolis discovered in Romania

Bronze Age necropolis discovered in Romania | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
An impressive archaeological discovery was made by a team of archaeologists led by Professor Florin Drasovean on the the highway section Lugoj – Deva in Romania.
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Lucid Dreamers are More Self-Reflective

Lucid Dreamers are More Self-Reflective | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
A new study has discovered that the area of the brain that enables self-reflection is larger in lucid dreamers — those people who can control their dreams.
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Got Bees? Got Vitamin A? Got Malaria?

Got Bees? Got Vitamin A? Got Malaria? | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
A new study shows that more than half the people in some developing countries could become newly at risk for malnutrition if crop-pollinating animals -- like bees -- continue to decline.
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B.C. First Nation bans bottled water and becomes first Indigenous 'Blue Community'

B.C. First Nation bans bottled water and becomes first Indigenous 'Blue Community' | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Tsal'alh adopted a resolution with the three criteria needed to become a Blue Community: recognizing of the human right to water, banning bottled water and promoting public water services.
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From ash to eco-friendly solution for hazardous metals removal

From ash to eco-friendly solution for hazardous metals removal | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Scientists have suggested a new method to transform power plant ash into materials that could be used for nuclear waste treatment or soil remediation.
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Ancient Egyptian Entertainment

Ancient Egyptian Entertainment | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
The ancient Egyptians loved to have a good time, so let's take a look at the different forms of ancient Egyptian entertainment, from games to banquets.
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How #indigenous peoples use landscapes approaches to conserve forests

How #indigenous peoples use landscapes approaches to conserve forests | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Studies have confirmed shifting cultivation still plays an important role in providing livelihood and food security in many communities.
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Chinese Civilization's Mysterious Disappearance Solved

Chinese Civilization's Mysterious Disappearance Solved | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
An earthquake nearly 3,000 years ago may be the culprit in the disappearance of one of China's ancient civilizations, new research suggests.
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Scientists sequence genomes of 17 world’s oldest living people

Scientists sequence genomes of 17 world’s oldest living people | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
U.S. genetic researchers led by Dr Stuart Kim of Stanford University have sequenced the genomes of 17 supercentenarians to see if they could uncover the genetic basis for extreme human longevity.
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Broome Aboriginal runner conquers New York marathon

Broome Aboriginal runner conquers New York marathon | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Twelve Indigenous Australians complete the New York marathon, thanks to a program by running legend Robert de Castella.
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Lorde's Hunger Games guest list

Lorde's Hunger Games guest list | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
The much-anticipated soundtrack to The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 comes out in New Zealand tomorrow - the first territory in the world to receive it, ahead of the film's release worldwide next week.
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Liberals Seem Motivated by Emotion More Than Conservatives

Liberals Seem Motivated by Emotion More Than Conservatives | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
A new study shows that emotions have a greater influence on liberals than conservatives.
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Illegal Dig Unearths Ancient Egyptian Temple

Illegal Dig Unearths Ancient Egyptian Temple | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Seven men have been arrested in Egypt after digging up an ancient temple under a house in Giza, just outside Cairo.
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New Research Finds Memory More Selective Than Previously Thought

New Research Finds Memory More Selective Than Previously Thought | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
New research shows that people may have to “turn on” or prompt their memories to help them remember even the simplest details.
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Peru: Bids for Oil Extraction to Bring Trouble in Amazon

Peru: Bids for Oil Extraction to Bring Trouble in Amazon | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
This article was reposted from Cultural Survival, originally published January 16, 2015   The state of Peru is in the process of launching the bidding process for the largest oil concession in the country, Lot 192, which expires this year, while affected...
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2,400-Year-Old Coffin's 'Odd' Art Hints at Ancient Egypt's Brain Drain

2,400-Year-Old Coffin's 'Odd' Art Hints at Ancient Egypt's Brain Drain | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
An ancient Egyptian coffin with strange and amateurish decorations has been revealed, shedding light on a tumultuous period in Egyptian history when the Persian Empire was in control of the region.
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Obama Recommends Extended Wilderness Zone in Alaska

Obama Recommends Extended Wilderness Zone in Alaska | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Setting aside 12.28 million acres of public land in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge would seal off from roads and development, including drilling.
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Increasing diversity in science could be one way to fight inequality

Increasing diversity in science could be one way to fight inequality | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
I am a scientist. I am also white, male and middle-class. There are a lot of scientists like me in the UK, and this lack of diversity within the scientific community is a concern.
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The secret life of Albert Einstein - National Post

The secret life of Albert Einstein - National Post | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Newly published documents provide a fascinating insight into one of the most unique minds in modern history
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Modern Human Bone Density Drop Tied to Lifestyle Shift

Modern Human Bone Density Drop Tied to Lifestyle Shift | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
The relatively lightly built skeletons of modern humans may have been the result of a shift away from a nomadic lifestyle to a more settled one.
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Massive ancient underground city discovered in Turkey's Nevşehir

Massive ancient underground city discovered in Turkey's Nevşehir | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
The last archeological finding of 2014, an underground city, surfaces in Nevşehir, which is known for the Fairy Chimney rock formation
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How farming almost destroyed ancient human civilization

How farming almost destroyed ancient human civilization | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Roughly 9,000 years ago, humans had mastered farming to the point where food was plentiful. Then, abruptly, these proto-cities were abandoned for millennia.
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Peru Prepares to Host Climate Talks as its Indigenous Forest Defenders Die

Peru Prepares to Host Climate Talks as its Indigenous Forest Defenders Die | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
The resource rush on Peru’s Amazon frontier is exacting a rising toll on indigenous communities, a rights group warns.
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4,000 year old razor blade unearthed in Siberia

4,000 year old razor blade unearthed in Siberia | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
A rudimentary razor blade used by fashion-conscious men 4,000 years ago has been unearthed on the site of an ancient settlement in Siberia.
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The archaeology of daily life during the Great War

The archaeology of daily life during the Great War | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
A team of Inrap archaeologists is currently excavating artefacts from the First World War near Reims.
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