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Eighteenth Century Artifacts -- Including a British Half-Penny -- Found During Camp Security Dig
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 52 minutes ago - eveningsun.com
Volunteers found several artifacts from the 18th century -- including buttons, a British half-penny with a bust of King George II on it and a musket ball -- during the second day of an archaeological dig in Springettsbury Township.
GöBeklitepe: The World's Oldest Sculpture Workshop
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 17 hours ago - hurriyetdailynews.com
Twenty years have passed since archaeological excavations started in Göbeklitepe. Findings so far have revealed that the ancient site was the world's oldest sculpture workshop
Siberian Bronze Age Skull Reveals Secrets of Ancient Society
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 hour ago - heritagedaily.com
Unlike most hunter-gatherer societies of the Bronze Age, the people of the Baikal region of modern Siberia (Russia) respected their dead with formal graves.
The Sultan's African Palace
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 16 hours ago - archaeology.org
From the tenth to fifteenth centuries, the East Coast of Africa was home to hundreds of trading towns collectively known as the Swahili Coast. These wealthy, independent Islamic sultanates brought the riches of the African interior, including ivory, gold,
Woman Working 4 Jobs to Make Ends Meet Dies While Napping in Car Between Shifts
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Economy, Health, Police, USA )

Ray
- 16 hours ago - rt.com
A New Jersey woman who worked four jobs, who sometimes "wouldn't sleep for five days," according to a co-worker, died Monday while napping between shifts in her car on the side of the road.
Saudi King Warns West Will Be Jihadists' Next Target
World  (tags: West and Jihad )

Micheael
- 15 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
"If we ignore them, I am sure they will reach Europe in a month and America in another month," he said in remarks quoted on Saturday by Asharq al-Awsat daily and Saudi-backed Al-Arabiya television station.
Kindness, Not Punishment, Helps Drug Users Quit
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, addiction, rehab, treatment, addicts )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
We need to treat addiction like we treat other health problems precipitated by poor choices.
The Companies Making a Profit By Abusing the Poor
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty capitalism, greed, probation, privatization, abuse, Human Rights Watch )

Freya
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
In Orange County, Calif., the probation department's "supervised electronic confinement program," which monitors the movements of low-risk offenders, has been outsourced to a private company, Sentinel Offender Services.
6 Numbers That Show How Out of Whack America's Priorities Are
Society & Culture  (tags: wealth, salaries, inequality, Social Security, entitlements, taxes, greed )

Freya
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
Americans constantly hear about the threat of "entitlements," which in the case of Social Security and Medicare are more properly defined as "earned benefits." The real threat is the array of entitlements demanded by the very rich.
Arizona Man Arrested for Burning, Urinating on Bible
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, freedom of expression, bibles, free speech, Arizona )

Freya
- 2 days ago - news.msn.com
A 22-year-old Arizona man calling himself "Dark Lord" has been arrested for allegedly burning a Bible and urinating on it outside a Christian-oriented homeless shelter in northern Arizona, police said on Friday.
 
 
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