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My Ancient (Horse) History

My history with horses goes back a long ways - the photos below are from more than 50 to almost 40 years ago.When I was very small - less than two years old - my family moved next door to a stable. It wasn't a very nice stable - oneShow More Summary

RepiTitiationes ~ 12/10/14

[almost caught up!] Roman Bowl in Ancient Japan?! – Beachcombing's Bizarre History Blog http://t.co/Wz3mxLO1Qv pic.twitter.com/nWbqx3Lods — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) December 10, 2014 #clsblgs Bestiaria Latina Blog: Latin Proverbs...Show More Summary

Three Ways to Experience Culture Shock

Brought to you by South African Tourism As a country rich in both ancient and contemporary history, South Africa’s culture can be experienced everywhere from tribal villages to vibrant cities. No matter where you go and what extreme culture shock you may experience, the warm hospitality of the people will leave you feeling welcome and […]

The Ancient History of Grills

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Water From Stone: Characteristic of Giants

Those of us who study the history of the people who built the ancient mines and wielded tools too heavy and cumbersome to be worked by Homo sapiens, know there are legends of waterways always tied to these people; they live on the Gulf,...Show More Summary

Who tortured what? The Feinstein factor

(Scott Johnson) I confess that I do not understand the rationale supporting the publication of the Democrats’ Senate Select Committee study of the CIA’s detention and interrogation program. On its face, it seems like ancient history (of a highly tendentious kind) in the service of a personal grudge. Show More Summary

Ancient creature discovered in the depths of the Arctic Ocean

In the depths of the Arctic Ocean, buried deep in the sediment, an ancient creature waited for over a million years to be discovered. Paul Valentich-Scott, from the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History (California), and three scientists from the United States Geological Survey (USGS, Menlo Park, California), Charles L. Show More Summary

400,000-year-old engravings ‘rewrite’ current understanding of ancient human history

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Engravings found on a 400,000-year-old seashell are causing scientists to rethink long-held notions of how humanity developed. According to the Australian National University’s Dr. Stephen Munro, the findings “rewrite history” as we know it. The fossilized mussel shell, discovered...

Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins premieres 'Persephone' musical

Some rock fans of the mid-1990s may have thought Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins was dealing with ancient history when he wrote and sang the band's biggest hit, "1979."

Odd Periods in Art History: 2028 to 2054 --The "Darger Law" Era

By 2027 Emperor Orozobekov's army had overrun the Australian city the Allies had held out hope in, finally achieving what his ancient ancestor Genghis Khan had only dreamed of: total world domination. Like most conquerors with a penchant...Show More Summary

Ancient engravings rewrite human history

An international team of scientists has discovered the earliest known engravings from human ancestors on a 400,000 year-old fossilised shell from Java. The discovery is the earliest known example of ancient humans deliberately creating...Show More Summary

NASA's Mars Science Lab Yielding History of Gale Crater --Search for Signs of Ancient Life Continues

In 2012 theCuriosity Rover's Mars Science Laboratory landed in Gale crater, with goal to look for chemical evidence of ancient life preserved within exposures near the base of a five-kilometers high mound of layered materials at the center of the...

One Of Humankind’s Most Ancient Genetic Lineages Found In A Southern African Tribe

One of humankind’s most ancient genetic lineages has been successfully uncovered after scientists sequenced the genes of the Southern African Khoisan tribespeople. This is the very first time that the genetic history of our species has been matched to the Earth’s climatic conditions, Science Daily reported. Show More Summary

Joe Gibbs Racing driver/crew chief pairings all look like winners

The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season isn’t that ancient of history, as the Sprint Cup Series Awards banquet was Friday night and the checkered flag waved on the season-finale at Homestead-Miami just a few short weeks ago. In the brief amount of time since, though, silly season has been in full effect, but not [...]

Ancient earthquake uncovered in China: Xinhua

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Scientists have found evidence of a powerful earthquake 3,000 years ago in central China, apparently the earliest known tremor in the country's history, state media reported. The earthquake, which hit an area now part of Henan province, was of magnitude 6.8 to 7.1, archaeologists told the state-run Xinhua news agency on Thursday. Show More Summary

Storytelling platform Maptia launches redesign to highlight visual experiences

Travelers have plenty of options for sharing photos, whether it's Facebook, Instagram, Flickr or another service, but few support storytelling in a thoughtful way. An image shared on Instagram is essentially ancient history 12 hoursShow More Summary

Zig-zag on ancient shell may rewrite art and human history

Inside one of the fossil shells found on Java shows a hole. Scientists believe Homo erectus learned to use shark teeth to carve at this spot, pressing on the adductor muscle and opening the shell. Photo by Henk Caspers, Naturalis, Leiden,...Show More Summary

Uncovering one of humankind’s most ancient lineages

Scientists have successfully discovered one of modern humans' ancient lineages through the sequencing of genes of the Southern African Khoisan tribespeople. This is the first time that the history of humankind populations has been analyzed and matched to Earth's climatic conditions over the last 200,000 years.

Apple Trial Day 1: iTunes Knowingly Deleted MP3s From User's iPods

A trial that may seem like its just rehashing ancient history is promising to reveal the behind the scenes story of Apple's rise to music industry domination. Day 1 of the trial, in which the plaintiffs hope to prove that Apple willfully...Show More Summary

WE BEGIN TO TOPPLE THE WALLS AND UNFOLD A NEW DAWN-1980

I. The Masses Clamor to Organize the Rebellion. Since ancient times, the masses have been subjected to exploitation and oppression. They have always rebelled, it is a long and inexhaustible history. The class struggle is constant. It cannot be suppressed. For ages, since they began struggling, the masses have clamored to organize the rebellion, [...]

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