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Last call for AJA RECENT RESEARCH NOTES for the next volume

I have to finalize the RRN in the next couple of days.  If you have something you’d like in there, pleas get it to me properly formatted (including C14 dates, tables, etc.).   16 more words

Archaeology

Burial practices of the pre-Christian Balts

(featured image credit: National History Museum of Latvia)

Funerary rites and burial practices are among my areas of interest in archaeology. I’ll be studying them firsthand this summer at a Baltic site, so I thought I would do some preliminary research. 463 more words

Archaeology

World's Oldest Wooden Statue

Scientists in Germany are ever closer to dating an ancient wooden statue which they say contains secret encrypted codes written around 9,500 years ago – possibly the oldest on the planet (so far). 426 more words

About Shamanism

Where are the Ties that Bind the "Fellowship of the Lance" in DC's Legends of Tomorrow?

By Ed Sum (The Vintage Tempest)

* Spoiler Alert

There are times DC’s Legends of Tommorrow is simply coasting on a riptide of fun bits for geeks to take interest in. 1,010 more words

Science Fiction