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Researchers just as confused as we are

In China’s northwest Shaanxi Province lies the Shimao Ruins where researchers recently discovered 48 human skulls. In a city archaeologist believe was built about 4,300 years ago and abandoned 300 […]


Common misconceptions: Xmas

In December of 1977 New Hampshire Governor Meldrim Thomson made it obvious he disapproved of abbreviating Christmas with the word “Xmas.” A December 8, 1977 edition of the Montreal Gazette […]


We didn’t evolve from monkeys, we evolved from dirt.

What appears to be a tongue-in-cheek report from The Register advances the idea that humans may have actually evolved from clay. The headline of the story is captioned “SCIENCE and […]


New Orleans ties to JFK.

Since November is the month we all remember the JFK assassination, it seems appropriate to mention Lee Harvey Oswald’s connection to the Crescent City. Oswald was arrested after distributing leaflets […]