We’ve talked here many times about the Milankovich cycles, especially the cycle of Precession. According to the cycle of precession we should be in an Ice Age right now. Why aren’t we? Is it human caused global warming? Or is this warming trend just a prelude to the cycle of precession kicking in and dropping global temperatures like a proverbial rock? READ MORE: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/may/17/paul-driessen-earth-may-be-cooling-no-warming/
Rare Egyptian Vase recovered. Look at the extraordinary artistry.
When Mount Vesuvius erupted in AD 79, one terrified mother clutched her four-year-old hard against it…
Archaeological news from Egypt: 3,500 year old statue stolen. Now suspects finally arrested.
For those of you who have decided to have genetic testing done to determine your likelihood of certain diseases, please read this article. The study of genetics is amazing, but the truth is that no one really knows what most of those genes do. There are still way too many ‘holes in our knowledge’ that need to be filled in.
Yep, sorry to disappoint some of you, but humans are inherently violent. We knock each other in the head way too often–and always have.
Most people think archaeologists spend all their time hip-deep in pits excavating, but much of what archaeologists do is modern preservation work. In this case, the archaeologists travelled to Papua New Guinea to help local villagers patch up the mummy. For example, crushed Suca shell has the pH of bleach and helped keep lichen from growing on the mummy. The Anga people consult with their mummified ancestors to ask advice. Hopefully, archaeologists can help them protect their ancestors so this ancient practice may continue. READ MORE: