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The oversimplification of ancestry determination from the skeleton is exposed to the public in buzzfeed of all places. While the popular TV show bones was created and written by a forensic anthropologist, it has failed miserably at portraying the science accurately. A missed opportunity...

"Bones" Has Been Making The Same Mistake For 10 Seasons

The oversimplification of ancestry determination from the skeleton is exposed to the public in buzzfeed of all places. While the popular TV show bones was created and written by a forensic anthropologist, it has failed miserably at portraying the science accurately. A missed opportunity...

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Novice fossil collector in Montana 'accidentally' discovers a new dinosaur species

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How did humans get from using stone tools to using power tools? Not on their own, according to the results of an Arizona State University study. While the occasional Edison or Einstein can produce a dramatic innovation in one fell swoop, the experiment found that groups of people can create things more complex than a single individual can in the same amount of time.

How did humans get from using stone tools to using power tools? Not on their own, according to the results of an Arizona State University study. While the occasional Edison or Einstein can produce a dramatic innovation in one fell swoop, the experiment found that groups of people can create things more complex than a single individual can in the same amount of time.

A sin-eater was a person who was paid to drink beer and wine and/or eat loads of bread over a corpse. The point was to sort of suck up all the sins that a person hadn't had a chance to confess before dropping suddenly dead. Which honestly doesn't sound like the worst job in the world, especially if you've ever had to work in a call centre.Sin-eating was only really a thing around the English-Welsh border and in northern Wales, and the last professional sin-eater died in 1906. Sadly, this…

12 Completely WTF Jobs From British History

A sin-eater was a person who was paid to drink beer and wine and/or eat loads of bread over a corpse. The point was to sort of suck up all the sins that a person hadn't had a chance to confess before dropping suddenly dead. Which honestly doesn't sound like the worst job in the world, especially if you've ever had to work in a call centre.Sin-eating was only really a thing around the English-Welsh border and in northern Wales, and the last professional sin-eater died in 1906. Sadly, this…

BERLIN (AP) — Archaeologists in Berlin have unearthed a large number of human bones from a site close to where Nazi scientists carried out research on body parts of death camp victims sent to them by sadistic SS doctor Josef Mengele, officials said Thursday.

BERLIN (AP) — Archaeologists in Berlin have unearthed a large number of human bones from a site close to where Nazi scientists carried out research on body parts of death camp victims sent to them by sadistic SS doctor Josef Mengele, officials said Thursday.

In the ancient swamps of southeast England, a palm-sized clump lay pickling in river sediment for 133 million years. Then a fossil hunter found the stone in 2004. Scientists have now determined the clump was actually the fossilized brain tissue of a large leaf-eating dinosaur, possibly from a species

The first fossilized dinosaur brain was just identified in England

In the ancient swamps of southeast England, a palm-sized clump lay pickling in river sediment for 133 million years. Then a fossil hunter found the stone in 2004. Scientists have now determined the clump was actually the fossilized brain tissue of a large leaf-eating dinosaur, possibly from a species

Tyrannosaurus rex may have been the most fearsome creature ever to walk the Earth, but he was also a sensitive lover, a new dinosaur discovery suggests. The terrifying meat-eater, which stood 20 feet tall and had jaws bristling with serrated teeth up to nine inches long, had a snout as sensitive to touch as human fingertips, say scientists. T rex and other "tyrannosaurs" would have used their tactile noses to investigate their surroundings, build nests, and carefully pick up fragile...

Tyrannosaurus rex were sensitive lovers, new dinosaur discovery suggests

Tyrannosaurus rex may have been the most fearsome creature ever to walk the Earth, but he was also a sensitive lover, a new dinosaur discovery suggests. The terrifying meat-eater, which stood 20 feet tall and had jaws bristling with serrated teeth up to nine inches long, had a snout as sensitive to touch as human fingertips, say scientists. T rex and other "tyrannosaurs" would have used their tactile noses to investigate their surroundings, build nests, and carefully pick up fragile...

Demonetisation: Government will earn Rs 2-3 lakh crore in taxes, says Parrikar

Demonetisation: Government will earn Rs 2-3 lakh crore in taxes, says Parrikar

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