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The Ancient Technology Centre and the Dorset Cursus

 

 

The Earthouse at the Ancient Technology Centre in Dorset, England

 

The Ancient Technology Centre

 

…began over 25 years ago as a school project. Jake Keen, a teacher working at Cranborne Middle School, designed and led the building of an Iron Age roundhouse based on archaeological evidence. 85 more words

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Projection Mapping Brings an Ancient Greek Statue to Life | WIRED

PURISTS WILL SCOFF, but we could be nearing a future where new technologies make art museums come to life. Not hyperbolically, in the sense that virtual reality displays and touchscreen tablets let you interact with art in new ways (we’re already seeing that in spades, thanks to smart renovations at places like the Cleveland Museum of Art and the new Cooper Hewitt.) 35 more words

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Citizens and Soldiers at the Atlanta History Center (March 14, 2015)

Location:  Atlanta History Center
130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA

Time:  11:00 AM- 4:00 PM

Details:  Learn what it was like during the Civil War from multiple perspectives – the soldiers on the field, the families on the home front, and the enslaved. 57 more words

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Guns & Growlers at the Marietta Museum of History (March 21, 2015)

Location:  Marietta Museum of History
1 Depot Street
Marietta, GA

Time:  5:00 PM- 8:00 PM

Details:  On March 21, 2015 the Marietta Museum of History will host the Guns and Growlers evening event for those who appreciate fine craftsmanship of weapons and beer. 118 more words

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The Museum of Sex: Is It a Fun Sexy Time?

Have you ever been to Grope Mountain?

I guess we’ve all been to Grope Mountain, if you know what I mean, but yesterday morning I found myself climbing an actual “wall of orifices and appendages,” grabbing onto protruding penises and breasts and balls to make my way around the course. 451 more words

Sexy Times

Meet a Coalition Member: LYRASIS

As a non-profit membership organization LYRASIS partners with member libraries, archives and museums and other cultural heritage organizations to create, access and manage information with an emphasis on digital content, while building and sustaining collaboration, enhancing operations and technology, and increasing buying power. 157 more words

Trip Report: Burlingame Pez Museum

The first day of my holiday included banned toys and a glimpse at the origins of museums. I think we can say that’s going pretty well so far. 749 more words