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Face of Tattooed Mummified Princess Finally Revealed After 2,500 Years
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 7 hours ago - siberiantimes.com
Taxidermy expert uses painstaking techniques to create first ever replica of the ice maiden found preserved in the Siberian high altitude plateau.
Ancient Assyrian Soldiers Were Haunted By War, Too
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 hours ago - smithsonianmag.com
Soldiers in ancient Assyria (located in present-day Iraq) were tied to a grueling three-year cycle, the BBC notes. They typically spent one year being âEURoetoughened up by building roads, bridges and other projects, before spending a year at war and then
Blackbeard's Booty: Pirate Ship Yields Medical Supplies
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 15 hours ago - livescience.com
Archaeologists are excavating the vessel that served as the flagship of the pirate Blackbeard, and the medical equipment they have recovered from the shipwreck suggests the notorious buccaneer had to toil to keep his crew healthy
Sea-Farers From the Levant the First to Set Foot in the Americas: Proto-Sinaitic Inscriptions Found Along the Coast of Uruguay
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
This article adds a new dimension to the age old conundrum, was Christopher Columbus, or was he not, actually the first to set foot in the Americas? A Movement currently actioning much debate in the United States is seeking to deny that Columbus
The Cerveteri Necropolis, Etruscan City of the Dead
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
Prior to the rise of Rome, Italy was inhabited by a number of different peoples. The coastal region of southern Italy and Sicily, for instance, was colonized by the Greeks, whilst the interior of that area was home to various Italic tribes.
Monsanto GM Soy Is Scarier Than You Think
Offbeat  (tags: ethics, food, environment )

Marty
- 1 day ago - motherjones.com
Soybeans are the second-largest US crop after corn, covering about a quarter of American farmland. We grow more soybeans than any other country except Brazil. According to the US Department of Agriculture, more than 90 percent of the soybeans churned out
The UK's Oldest Surviving Yacht Prepares to Emerge From Its Subterranean Home
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, history )

Marty
- 2 days ago - culture24.org.uk
Curators and conservators at the Nautical Museum in Castletown on the Isle of Man are about to embark on a vital nautical rescue mission as they prepare to remove the UKâEUR(TM)s earliest example of a British yacht from her cellar for essential restoration.
Company Chops Down Rainforest for âEUR~SustainableâEUR(TM) Chocolate
Offbeat  (tags: environment, ethics, interesting )

Marty
- 2 days ago - theepochtimes.com
A cacao grower with roots in Southeast AsiaâEUR(TM)s palm oil industry has set up shop in the Peruvian Amazon. The CEO of United Cacao has told the international press that he wants to change the industry for the better, and Peru seems to provide the right
1,215 Rhinos Butchered in South Africa in 2014
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection, wildlife )

Marty
- 2 days ago - theepochtimes.com
1,215: thatâEUR(TM)s the total number of rhinos butchered last year in South Africa for their horns. The number represents another annual recordâEUR"the seventh in a rowâEUR"topping last yearâEUR(TM)s total by 195 rhinos
Glyphosate Treated GMO Soy Extremely UnhealthyâEUR"BT Toxic to Organs & Blood
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, ethics, food )

Marty
- 2 days ago - theepochtimes.com
In the last few years several laboratory studies have been published showing the incredible harm Glyphosate treated GMO Soy that produces a pesticide Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) does to the organ systems of mammals.
 
 
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