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How Did Ancient South American Skulls End Up in a Florida Backyard?

2 years agoNews : NewsFeed

Generally, when a plumber finds skulls in your backyard, it’s not a good sign.  Thankfully for one Floridan family,  the discovery wasn’t a sign of foul play but the start of an 800-year-old mystery. In early January, two mysterious skulls were unearthed in the backyard of house in Winter Garden, Fla., during the installation of [...]
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A mysterious group of early humans who made tools that were 55,000 years ahead of their time [Amazing Discoveries]

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (3 years ago)

Blombos Cave in South Africa may have harbored a group of early humans whose tool-making techniques outpaced those of other groups by many thousands of years. Today scientists announced the discovery of more sophisticated tools from... Read Post

Meet Hackman, national man of mystery

Entertainment : Pop Candy (6 years ago)

Pop reader Sean B. sent me an e-mail from Owensboro, Ky., where the International Mystery Writers' Festival just wrapped up its second year. "The festival celebrates and puts on new mystery plays, radio shows, book signings, screenp... Read Post

Head hunting update

Academics / Archaeology : ArchaeoBlog (5 years ago)

Field Museum discovery helps solve mystery of South American trophy heads The mystery of why ancient South American peoples who created the mysterious Nazca Lines also collected human heads as trophies has long puzzled scholars who ... Read Post

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