Month: February 2018

Everyone likes to receive a gift every now and again, especially if it’s from someone we love. With the exception of cats bringing dead prey that we probably aren’t going to eat, animals aren’t exactly known for their gift-giving skills. But as we will see here, it appears that many animals are fond of giving
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When it comes to making discoveries, the public has a huge advantage over professionals—they are everywhere. Every day, people work and play outside in every imaginable environment. Tourists and hikers explore difficult corners of the world, and homeowners dig more trenches than archaeologists. The latter make the headlines more often. But ordinary civilians frequently stumble
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Beer is at least 10,000 years old, with ancient tablet inscriptions discussing it as far back as 3400 BC. Obviously, people have been getting drunk for an incredibly long time. In fact, the history of beer provides us with both a fun and fruitful window into long-dead cultures of the past and how they behaved.
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In the not-so-distant past, the trade in complete skeletons and miscellaneous bones was in full bloom. Bone experts had figured out how to whiten and preserve the most beautiful skeletons for display. Meanwhile, medical doctors clamored for full sets of bones for their research and, dare one say, to show off their authority. While the
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Judges have a tough job. Even before entering the courtroom, these defenders of justice face many years of education and training. When presiding over cases, they’re responsible for assessing the evidence and interpreting the law, all the while maintaining complete impartiality. In most cases, judges serve justice fairly, accurately, and in keeping with the law
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