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10 Things We Learned About Crocs From AMNH's New Exhibition

13 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Crocodiles, alligators, caimans, and gharials are in the spotlight in the American Museum of Natural History’s latest exhibition, “ Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World.” In addition to exploring the evolutionary history of these...Show More Summary

Learn the Storied History of "X-Men: Apocalypse's" Immortal Villain

Apocalypse has plagued the X-Men for decades, but the ancient mutant's history stretches back centuries.

Aristotle’s Tomb Found: What Secrets Does It Hold?

He was one of the true great philosophers of the ancient world. He was the teacher of a world conqueror. He was a student of the greatest minds history has ever brought us. His final resting place had been lost to the ages, but at last, Aristotle’s Tomb has been found. Show More Summary

Star Wars brings tourism boom to ancient island

Skellig Michael is an island seven miles off the coast of Ireland with a history dating back to the dawn of civilization

Dropping 20’s Like They’re Nothing (Days 49-53, Atkins to Pearisburg)

We had a pretty good night in Atkins! There was a new episode of Ancient Aliens on the History channel later in the night, so we watched about 5 hours of Ancient Aliens reruns over the course of the evening. DJ Space Gator stopped by with a bottle of wine and we chilled while drinking......

The Missing Links: It's Been Three Decades Since the Day Off

2 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

It’s been three decades since Ferris Bueller took that one epic day off from school. Test your knowledge of his tale of truancy with this Day Off quiz. Intriguing Headline of the Day: The Secret History of Ancient Toilets Check out this fantastic compilation of graphs explaining IQ. Show More Summary

History of Principles and Methodologies

Blog Article/Post Caveat (Read First Please: Click the Link) Although these two concepts seem new and modern they are in truth ancient and historically relevant to modern times. The difference is in how they are presented and explained. Show More Summary

CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK UNIVERSITY - If RECENT HISTORY Is Being Molested Right Before Our Eyes In Order To Advance A Present 'Colonization Scheme' Then WHY IS IT SO HARD FOR YOU TO ACCEPT That Their Narratives Of ANCIENT History Of "Your People" Are A MOLES


A Brief History of the Necktie From Its Military Origins to Modern Styles

3 days agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Today I Found Out posted a brief history of the necktie. The video covers the tie’s early military origins in ancient China and Rome and gives examples of how the tie evolved into its modern style.

5,000-year-old Chinese beer recipe had secret ingredient

3 days agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Scientific tests on ancient pottery may help rewrite the history of beer brewing

Beer's long history revealed by 5,000-year-old Chinese artifacts

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Beer is one of, if not the, world's oldest prepared beverages. More evidence of this has now come to light with researchers having used ancient relics to piece together a 5,000-year-old beer-making practice, providing what is claimed...Show More Summary

Archaeologists' discovery of a 5,000-year-old Chinese recipe for beer has them rethinking the history of a staple food

For a few years, Chinese scholars had suspected that a group of people in ancient China were brewing beer before it was cool. But there was no direct evidence of this ancient boozing. Until now. A new study of ancient pottery unearthed...Show More Summary

A history of snowfall on Greenland, hidden in ancient leaf waxes

The history of Greenland's snowfall is chronicled in an unlikely place: the remains of aquatic plants that died long ago, collecting at the bottom of lakes in horizontal layers that document the passing years. Using this ancient record,...Show More Summary

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AsapSCIENCE Explains the Chemistry of Makeup

last weekHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown of AsapSCIENCE explain the history of makeup, the chemistry behind the ingredients of makeup and what keeps these chemicals from being deadly in makeup form. Historically ancient Egyptians would grind up a mineral substance containing primarily lead(ii) sulfide by to rim around their eyesm creating the sultry Cleopatra look. Little […]

"Crustumerium: Death and Afterlife at the Gates of Rome" opens at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

last weekArts : Artdaily

The ancient city of Crustumerium was a centre for cultural exchange and played a significant role in the early history of Rome. For some 2,500 years Crustumerium was merely a recurrent reference in historical sources. When in 1975 archaeologists...Show More Summary

Palmyra and the Battle over History

The ancient city of Palmyra has been the stage for mass executions, the destruction of cultural heritage, battles between ISIS and Syrian government forces, and now in an absurd turn of events, a concert put on by Russia's Mariinsky Theater Orchestra. The post Palmyra and the Battle over History appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

How Dinosaur Tracks Changed What We Knew About The Ancient Mediterranean

The discovery of dinosaur tracks in Italy helped rewrite the history of the ancient Mediterranean Sea.

Profiles in Science: Eske Willerslev Is Rewriting History With DNA

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

The world-renowned geneticist scrutinizes ancient DNA for clues to the earliest chapters in the human story.

Watch This Visual History of Hairstyles Over the Centuries

last weekHumor / odd : mental_floss

"A Visual History of Ancient Hairdos (and Don'ts)" traces some of the most popular hairstyles of the last five millennia.

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