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Beer and Beef: Why the Vikings' Elaborate Feasts Died Out

Beer and Beef: Why the Vikings' Elaborate Feasts Died Out | some anthropology + found in translation | Scoop.it
Vikings have a reputation for their ruthless marauding ways, but new evidence from an ongoing archaeological dig shows that the Vikings who settled in Iceland spent more time brewing beer and basting beef than pillaging and plundering.
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Frontiers of Anthropology: Arkaim: Russia’s Ancient City & the Arctic Origin of Civilisation

Frontiers of Anthropology: Arkaim: Russia’s Ancient City & the Arctic Origin of Civilisation | some anthropology + found in translation | Scoop.it
Frontiers of Anthropology (#ASSUMPTION): Arkaim: Russia’s Ancient City & the Arctic Origin ... http://t.co/N2qVLmOHy4
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Evidence For Ancient Peruvian Brain Surgeons Unearthed - Archaeology Magazine

Evidence For Ancient Peruvian Brain Surgeons Unearthed - Archaeology Magazine | some anthropology + found in translation | Scoop.it
Evidence For Ancient Peruvian Brain Surgeons Unearthed http://t.co/uoAsY9b8vy #archaeology
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Fatimid Period Estate with Fountain, Garden Unearthed in Israel - Sci-News.com

Fatimid Period Estate with Fountain, Garden Unearthed in Israel - Sci-News.com | some anthropology + found in translation | Scoop.it
Sci-News.com Fatimid Period Estate with Fountain, Garden Unearthed in Israel Sci-News.com Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of a 1,000-year-old wealthy estate with a fountain and a garden at an archaeological site in the city of Ramla,...
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Extensive Ancient Underground Network Discovered From Scotland to Turkey | Ancient Origins

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Archaeologists uncovered thousands of Stone Age underground tunnels, stretching across Europe from Scotland to Turkey, perplexing researchers as to their original purpose.German archaeologist Dr Heinrich Kusch, in his book ‘Secrets of the (Extensive...
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What's That Lassie? 'No More Woof' Device Aims to Translate Barks into English ... - Design & Trend

What's That Lassie? 'No More Woof' Device Aims to Translate Barks into English ... - Design & Trend | some anthropology + found in translation | Scoop.it
What's That Lassie? 'No More Woof' Device Aims to Translate Barks into English ...
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Swedish-based company ST has launched a new Indiegogo campaign to raise funds for a device they claim can translate a dog's thoughts into English.
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Rare Tlingit war helmet discovered at museum

Rare Tlingit war helmet discovered at museum | some anthropology + found in translation | Scoop.it
The mystery began to unfold when Museum staffers began to select objects from the over 200,000 items in the Museum’s collections for a new display titled “People of the Northwest Coast.” Dr.
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More on New carnivorous dinosaur species found in Canada

More on New carnivorous dinosaur species found in Canada | some anthropology + found in translation | Scoop.it
It’s been a big year for the University of Alberta’s Phil Currie, even by his standards as one of the world’s top dinosaur hunters. He's lead instructor on Dino 101. This summer, he had a museum named after him.
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Extinct 'robust' birds of New Zealand might not have been so robust after all

Extinct 'robust' birds of New Zealand might not have been so robust after all | some anthropology + found in translation | Scoop.it
Giant moa bird (Dinornis robustus, literally meaning 'robust strange bird') may not have actually had robust bones, according to new research conducted by The University of Manchester.
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Probing mental disorders in the ancient world

Probing mental disorders in the ancient world | some anthropology + found in translation | Scoop.it
The examination of mental disorders would seem to be the almost exclusive domain of psychiatrists and psychologists, not humanities scholars. Yet William V. Harris, the William R.
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Prehistoric Briton comes back to life

Prehistoric Briton comes back to life | some anthropology + found in translation | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have just completed the most detailed study yet of the life story of a prehistoric Briton.
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Top ten grisly discoveries in archaeology for 2013

Top ten grisly discoveries in archaeology for 2013 | some anthropology + found in translation | Scoop.it
Archaeologists sometimes face the same gruesome discoveries that forensic scientists deal with today, having to unravel the stories behind brutal murders, sacrifices and other dark rituals.  Here (I usually don't like year-end list, but: “Top...
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the search for fact | jeannepompadour: Elaborate gold headdress found...

the search for fact | jeannepompadour: Elaborate gold headdress found... | some anthropology + found in translation | Scoop.it
jeannepompadour: “ Elaborate gold headdress found in the tomb of a Sumerian woman known as Queen Puabi, who was either royal or a priestess, from the Royal tombs of Ur ” (Photoset: jeannepompadour: Elaborate gold headdress found in the tomb of a...
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Mystery Surrounds Delicate Nasca Lines Threatened by Greenpeace Stunt

Mystery Surrounds Delicate Nasca Lines Threatened by Greenpeace Stunt | some anthropology + found in translation | Scoop.it
Mysterious desert designs are at the center of a controversy pitting Peru against the environmental group Greenpeace.
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Ancient Messene seeks World Heritage status

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It was recently announced that Greece’s ancient Messene will be a candidate for UNESCO’s world heritage site. Ancient Messene has already been included on the nominations list of Greece that will be submitted to UNESCO in the next few days.
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French language police create French terms for sexting: Textopornographie

French language police create French terms for sexting: Textopornographie | some anthropology + found in translation | Scoop.it
PARIS - France, a nation with a centuries-old reputation for seduction, now has a word for sexting.
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The Archaeology News Network: Ancient iron smelters indicate Huns more than just conquering nomads

The Archaeology News Network: Ancient iron smelters indicate Huns more than just conquering nomads | some anthropology + found in translation | Scoop.it
RT @ArchaeoNewsNet: #archaeology: Ancient iron smelters indicate Huns more than just conquering nomads http://t.co/vQwkPJNThM http://t.co/5…;
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Lost in translation: The Arab Spring - Where is it now? - Al-Bawaba

Lost in translation: The Arab Spring - Where is it now? - Al-Bawaba | some anthropology + found in translation | Scoop.it
Lost in translation: The Arab Spring - Where is it now?
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... EDITOR'S CHOICE · BLOGS ROUNDUP · MUSIC · SHAREKNA · BLOGS · Home » Slideshows » Lost In Translation: The Arab Spring - Where Is It Now?
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Marble bust of a Pan found in Samsun

Marble bust of a Pan found in Samsun | some anthropology + found in translation | Scoop.it
Ancient artifacts have been found in Turkey's Black Sea province of Samsun (Greek Sampsunda) that could pave way for new historical research, according to scientists.
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Neanderthal genome shows evidence of early human interbreeding, inbreeding

Neanderthal genome shows evidence of early human interbreeding, inbreeding | some anthropology + found in translation | Scoop.it
The most complete sequence to date of the Neanderthal genome, using DNA extracted from a woman's toe bone that dates back 50,000 years, reveals a long history of interbreeding among at least four different types of early humans living in Europe and...
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Flights of fancy: the evolution of plumage patterns in male and female birds

Flights of fancy: the evolution of plumage patterns in male and female birds | some anthropology + found in translation | Scoop.it
Research published today looks at the evolutionary pathways to differences in bird plumage patterns between males and females – and concludes that birds are able to adapt their appearance with remarkable ease.
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Italy comes to the aid of Alexandria

Italy comes to the aid of Alexandria | some anthropology + found in translation | Scoop.it
Funds and expertise from Italy mean the restoration of the Egyptian city’s Greco-Roman Museum will resume after a long delay The Greco-Roman Museum has been shut for five years [Credit: Art Newspaper]After being closed for five years, a museum in...
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Ancient Chinese bamboo texts tell medical history

Ancient Chinese bamboo texts tell medical history | some anthropology + found in translation | Scoop.it
Chillies for a headache and a bull's urine for jaundice: These are the latest deciphered messages of how Chinese people two millennia ago cured themselves, and their horses.
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Early medieval finds in Poland's Lublin region

Early medieval finds in Poland's Lublin region | some anthropology + found in translation | Scoop.it
Dozens of previously unknown mounds and unusual flat cremation tombs have been discovered in Chodlik by archaeologists from the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology and the Warsaw branch of the Polish Association of Scientific Archaeologists.
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the search for fact | magictransistor: The Sphinx: Giza, Egypt; circa...

the search for fact | magictransistor: The Sphinx: Giza, Egypt; circa... | some anthropology + found in translation | Scoop.it
magictransistor:
“ The Sphinx: Giza, Egypt; circa 1850.
” (Photo: magictransistor: The Sphinx: Giza, Egypt; circa 1850. http://t.co/6cgv7eg2eE)
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