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Archaeologists in Jersey Find Solid Gold Torc Hidden in Celtic Coin Hoard
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 13 days ago - culture24.org.uk
A Celtic coin hoard discovered by archaeologists in Jersey has yielded several gold finds including a solid gold torc...
Archaeologists Find Vast Medieval Palace Buried Under Prehistoric Fortress at Old Sarum
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 15 days ago - independent.co.uk
Archaeologists in southern England have discovered what may be one of the largest medieval royal palaces ever found - buried under the ground inside a vast prehistoric fortress...
Shackled Individuals Found in Gallo-Roman Cemetery in Southwest France
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 15 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
A team of archaeologists conducted an excavation on a building plot in southwest France, where they had located the potential for a burial ground in 2013. This year, between September and November they discovered hundreds of Gallo-Roman graves...
Oldest Ever Engraving Discovered on 500,000-Year-Old Shell
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 15 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Homo erectus on Java was already using shells of freshwater mussels as tools half a million years ago, and as a 'canvas' for an engraving. The discovery of an engraved geometrical pattern on one of the shells came as a total surprise. The zig zag....
If Half of All Species Go Extinct, Will One of Them Be Us?
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, mass extinction, research, animals, environment, humans, habitat, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 110 days ago - nautil.us
How many animal species do you think go extinct every year? Last week I conducted a highly unscientific polling of around 20 of my Facebook and Google Chat contacts, asking that same question.
Gold Coin May Be Key to Solve Sweden's 'Pompeii'
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 120 days ago - thelocal.se
Swedish archaeologists found a rare and valuable golden coin from ancient Rome on Monday. And they think it may explain a key part of the Sweden's history.
Archaeologists Say Anglo-Saxon Sword Discovery "Couldn't Have Been Better Scripted"
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 120 days ago - culture24.org.uk
A surprising Anglo-Saxon burial, found in a crouched position, a range of weapons, including spearheads and shield bosses, and the fourth example of a brooch-bearing woman were among the highlights during five weeks of investigations at Barrow Clump, a Ne
Please Sign US Petition - Texas Label GMOs - Via Move On Petitions
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, US, Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Food Industry, Health risks, Eco-system, Sustainablity, Ethics, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 120 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Demand legislation to require the labelling of all foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients and of all seeds that have been produced through genetic engineering, otherwise referred to as "GMO foods" or "GMOs". US action only.
You Can't Change the Color of Facebook - It's a Virus
Science & Tech  (tags: internet, computers, discovery, Gizmos, investigation, safety, society, technology, world, virus, malware )

Frank
- 124 days ago - money.cnn.com
"A scam app claiming that it can change the color of your Facebook profile page actually loads malware onto your smartphone or computer."- money.cnn.com
The Map With Only 38 States
Science & Tech  (tags: geography, USA, 38 states, state boundaries, cultural history, government, interesting, study )

Carrie
- 178 days ago - mentalfloss.com
In 1973, California State University geography professor George Etzel Pearcy suggested that the U.S. redraw its antiquated state boundaries and narrow the overall number of states to 38.
 
 
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