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August 15, 2019

 

Clouds In The Kitchen

Steam is water that’s heated to two hundred twelve degrees Fahrenheit.  Believe it or not, steam is invisible; you can see right through it.

August 4, 2019

 

The Invention Of Cities: Part 2

Çatalhöyük’s long period of excavation and its wealth of well-preserved artifacts and archaeological remains has made it an indispensable source of data about human prehistory.

August 3, 2019

 

The Invention of Cities: Part 1

Around 10,000 years ago, humans first domesticated plants and animals, started living in fixed, urban areas called cities, and organized themselves into complex societies.

May 11, 2019

 

The Oldest Tree In Europe

The oldest tree in Europe is a 1,230 year-old Heldreich’s pine living in southern Italy.

April 6, 2019

 

Was There An Opium Trade In The Bronze Age?

A chemical analysis of a Bronze Age jug found in Egypt might finally vindicate an old theory that jugs like it contained opium.

March 2, 2019

 

Inside The Heads Of Neanderthals

A growing body of research has slowly revealed a number of characteristics Neanderthals shared with humans.

February 9, 2019

 

The World Inside Your Mouth

Scientists studying dental plaque on the teeth of a medieval nun made a startling discovery about medieval manuscripts.

November 18, 2018

 

Ticks!

A tick bite could have lasting consequences.

October 20, 2018

 

Fear Round-Up!

Fear this blog post about fear!

October 14, 2018

 

Fangday Reads

Knowledge is stronger than memory! So, read some of our best posts about vampires.

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