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Almost better than the real thing? Some thoughts on ‘fake ruins’ from the 18th century to the modern day

On a recent trip to Vienna, I came across these ‘Roman Ruins’ in the gardens of the Schloss Schönbrunn (free to visit) that were designed by Johann Ferdinand Hetzendorf von Hohenberg and erected in 1778 (and are now part of the UNESCO World Heritage site). 920 more words

Palmyra

Lucy's Paleo Diet: How teeth reveal important insight into early hominin diet

Diet is a fundamental aspect of an organism’s ecology. The food an organism consumes provides its body with nutrients to function and maintain basic life. Diet is also indicative of the environment in which an organism lives. 1,252 more words

Anthropology

#Takemeback: How faunal material can recreate the paleolandscape

As a species, we humans spend nearly as much effort looking behind us as we do in front of us. From an early age, we are taught the history of our communities, our countries and even, sometimes, our evolutionary history. 691 more words

Anthropology

A Few Thoughts on the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4)

Guest post by David Middleton

The current draft of the report can be found here:

Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4), Fifth-Order Draft (5OD) 

After a cursory review of the document, a few items are worth noting. 1,791 more words

National Climate Assessment Report

REUSABLE INFECTION CONTROL BARRIERS

How Can Be Infection Control Barriers Be Reusable?

When health care facilities undergo renovations or reconstructions, they have to make sure it does not distract their patients; there are some reusable  309 more words

Construction

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