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Because the Locals Rarely Use the ER and Tourist Season is Over

I thought I had merely scraped my finger across the blade.  It didn’t even look sharp.  But it hurt and I immediately put my finger under running water as it bled.  938 more words


Hairstyle for posterity

People today are very aware of their looks. Both men and women. They always try to look their best, which includes fashionable clothes and cool hair styles. 97 more words


Rolling on the Floor (with Skeletons) Laughing

On a day off, several years ago….

It’s ‘time-off’ time again – the time I know I need, but find difficult to take. Some weeks the time stands out in my diary as a welcoming light of refuge. 784 more words

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Day at the British Museum

Days off are great, aren’t they? Whilst the world is at work, you get to do whatever you like, so for mine, I chose to enjoy a little bit of culture and head off to explore the  337 more words


A Mummy Murder Mystery Wrapped in a Hoax

In October of 2000 Pakistani authorities heard that a Karachi resident was trying to sell a mummy on the black market for $11 million. When the police interrogated the seller he told them he got the mummy from an Iranian man, who supposedly found it after an earthquake, and the two agreed to sell it and split the profits. 601 more words

Bioarchaeology In The News

Human remains in the news: Forensic science, archaeology, and some strange stuff

Forensic Anthropology and Forensic Science in the News

Suspected Human Remains Found During South Jersey Pool Excavation Could Date Back More Than 100 Years CBS Philly… 333 more words


The Pleasures of Palermo - Sicily, Italy.

Parochial Northern Italians and young American tourists will have you believe that Palermo is dangerous, dirty and poor; what we found was a charming, fascinating old city filled with gregarious, happy people and affordable food and accommodation. 2,066 more words