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Wedbush Securities Would Really Prefer To Focus On The Present

Unfortunately for the brokerage, regulators like the SEC and FINRA keep dredging up the distant past of two years ago, when the firm was perhaps a little more lax vis-à-vis market access. But that’s ancient history, history which, Wedbush...Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History:

 ante diem xiii kalendas septembres 2 A.D. — death of Augustus’ grandson/adoptive son Lucius  Caesar in Massalia 14 A.D. — execution/death of Agrippa Postumus (still not sure of the source for that)

The mugshot that launched a presidential campaign?

If Rick Perry beats the charges, which he should, he emerges a hero and 2012 is ancient history.

Rollin’ Bones: The History of Dice

yesterdayOdd : Neatorama

The following is reprinted from the book Uncle John's Unsinkable Bathroom Reader. The next time you find yourself rolling a pair of dice, know that you’re tapping into something primordial- keeping alive an ancient tradition that began...Show More Summary

Friday Retrospect: The US Trade in Ancient Egyptian Artefacts: "Saving History"?

The assertion that colletors are saving history through collecting antiquities bought on the no-questions-asked market is examined with referenc to specific cases showing some practices on that market: PACHI Wednesday, 23 April 2014: ' The US Trade in Ancient Egyptian Artefacts: "Saving History"?'

Embalming study 'rewrites' key chapter in Egyptian history

Researchers have discovered new evidence to suggest that the origins of mummification started in ancient Egypt 1,500 years earlier than previously thought.

Embalming study 'rewrites' chapter in Egyptian history

The origins of mummification may have started in ancient Egypt 1,500 years earlier than previously thought, according to a study published August 13, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Stephen Buckley from University of York and colleagues from Macquarie University and University of Oxford. read more

Embalming study 'rewrites' key chapter in Egyptian history

Researchers from the Universities of York, Macquarie and Oxford have discovered new evidence to suggest that the origins of mummification started in ancient Egypt 1,500 years earlier than previously thought. The scientific findings of...Show More Summary

Byrnes: Charity and the Jurisprudential Lessons from History

William Byrnes IV (Thomas Jefferson), The Development of Charity: Jurisprudential Lessons from History: This article describes the ancient legal practices, codified in Biblical law and later rabbinical commentary, to protect the needy. The ancient Hebrews were the first civilization to establish a charitable framework for the caretaking of the populace....

Funny Short Movie: Minimus the Gladiator [Video]

The Colosseum, ancient Rome. Enormous, armour-clad gladiators eagerly await their turn to fight and die an honorable death in front of a bloodthirsty crowd. Except for Minimus, the weediest gladiator in history. Minimus is freaking out big time. But can he overcome his fear and meet a hero’s end? [Future Shorts | Via GT]

Ancient shellfish remains rewrite 10,000-year history of El Nino cycles

Piles of ancient shells provide the first reliable long-term record for the powerful driver of year-to-year climate changes. Results show that the El Niños 10,000 years ago were as strong and frequent as they are today. The study results question how well computer models can reproduce historical El Niño cycles, or predict how they could change under future climates.

A Brief History of the Ouija Board

last weekOdd : Neatorama

No matter what you’ve been told, the original ouija boards were not ancient, nor were they based on an ancient tradition. They were a fortunetelling trick that grew out of the American spiritualism movement. They were first marketed as a fad that was a simple do-it-yourself project. Show More Summary

Finding: ‘El Niños 10,000 years ago were as strong and frequent as the ones we experience today’

Ancient shellfish remains rewrite 10,000-year history of El Niño cycles Hannah Hickey University of Washington The planet’s largest and most powerful driver of climate changes from one year to the next, the El Niño Southern Oscillation in the tropical Pacific … Continue reading ?

Ancient shellfish remains rewrite 10,000-year history of El Nino cycles

The planet's largest and most powerful driver of climate changes from one year to the next, the El Niño Southern Oscillation in the tropical Pacific Ocean, was widely thought to have been weaker in ancient times because of a different configuration of the Earth's orbit. Show More Summary

Vintage Dinosaur Art: The American Museum of Natural History's Book of Dinosaurs

Meeting our Vintage Dinosaur Art criterion by the slimmest of margins, The American Museum of Natural History's Book of Dinosaurs and Other Ancient Creatures (snappier titles are there none) is a mere twenty years old. However - andShow More Summary

A (Straight, Male) History of Sex Dolls

Since ancient times, men have been getting it on with synthetic women. Is this just fancy masturbation, or something more troubling?

Researchers see violent era in ancient Southwest

In numbers terms, the 20th Century was the most violent in history, with civil war, purges and two World Wars killing as many as 200 million people. But on a per-capita basis, scientists have documented a particularly bloody period more than eight centuries ago. Show More Summary

WSU researchers see violent era in ancient Southwest

PULLMAN, Wash.—It's a given that, in numbers terms, the 20th Century was the most violent in history, with civil war, purges and two World Wars killing as many as 200 million people. But on a per-capita basis, Washington State University...Show More Summary

God Gave This Land to Me

The history of the Israel/Palestine conflict in three minutes and thirty two seconds by American animator Nina Paley. "This land is mine/God gave this land to me/This brave and ancient land to me/And when the morning sun/Reveals her hills and plains/Then I see a land/Where children can run free."

Rick Ross Says Meek Mill, Wale Drama Is Ancient History [Video]

Rick Ross wants everyone to know that the drama between Meek Mill and Wale is officially ancient history. That’s because Ross takes care of business. For those who missed the memo, the aforementioned labelmates apparently took a few virtual shots at one another on — where else? — Twitter. Since social media is essentially the

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