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Fourteen Skeletons

I’m almost certain that when I mention the term ‘hunter-gatherer’, an image of nimble men comes to your mind, carrying spears or bows and arrows, and darting through the African savanna in the blazing sun following the footprints of an antelope… 538 more words

Archaeology

10 Reasons Humans Are Naturally Evil

Take a cursory glance at the news headlines for any random day, and it’s not hard to develop a pessimistic attitude towards your fellow man. The endless reports of thieves, bombers, murderers, bigots, racists, and bullies is enough to make you lose all hope humans are capable of one day living in complete peace and harmony. 2,423 more words

Humans

Mushroom Hunting!!

Toby and I spent the last week in Cleveland Ohio for the 9th Gay Games. It was a spectacular event! Toby’s volleyball team, Juicy fruits, received the bronze medal in the B division. 338 more words

Origins of Hierarchy: How Egyptian Pharaohs Rose to Power

Stephanie Pappas has an interesting post at LiveScience:  Origins of Hierarchy: How Egyptian Pharaohs Rose to Power.

The rulers of ancient Egypt lived in glorious opulence, decorating themselves with gold and perfumes and taking their treasures with them to the grave.

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Zeitgeist

Traversar VII - dodging the clouds

Tuesday evening and I am staring out at the clouds that are slowly filling the valley top to bottom again. It has been a bit of a fight with the weather so far. 234 more words

Switzerland

Gobekli Tepe News ~ Klaus Schmidt (December 11, 1953-July 20, 2014)

Klaus Schmidt (born December 11, 1953 and died July 20, 2014) was a German archaeology professor who led the excavations at GöbekliTepe from 1996 to 2014.

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Turkey