Thor Heyerdahl: His amazing voyages
By: Ray Burke
Thor Heyerdahl - explorer or showman:Norwegian adventurer Thor Heyerdahl's experimental sea voyages in traditionallybuilt papyrus reed or balsa wood boats were not to prove that ancient man had crossed the oceans of the world, but that they had the capability to do so. His views...
By: Cody Hodge
What does survival of the fittest mean? Survival of the fittest was a phrase that was coined to describe why some species were able to surive, and why others didn't. Why did some species develop the traits necessary to continue living where they were, and...
Why mankind might be millions of years older than once thought
By: James Johnson
Mankind has often been accused of being much older than suspected by most scientists. There are all sorts of theories and speculation about where man originated. Some claim we travelled from the stars thousands of years ago and were "planted" on Earth by aliens as...
What a Caesar cipher really is
By: Pam Uher
Cryptography is a fascinating world of secret codes with embedded mysterious messages. The Caesar cipher (also known as the shift cipher) is one such methodology that was first recorded as being used by Julius Caesar during his time of leadership over the Roman Empire...
Anthropology mystery solved: Hobbits were real
By: Jason Chavis
It turns out that J.R.R. Tolkien's famous creation of the Hobbit appears to be grounded in reality. In 2003, a nearly complete skeleton was found on the Indonesian island of Flores of a species known as homo floresiensis. Discovered in Liang Bua...
By: Kristin Jackman
Depending on which part of the world you hale from, the concept of "survival of the fittest" may hold a very precise meaning to you, regardless of whether you use faith or science to define your stance. More often than not, the evolution and development...
Forensics and handwriting
By: Helena Whyte
Forensic experts use handwriting analysis to authenticate documents and to link handwriting evidence to crime scene suspects. Analysis of the paper and ink is also part of the document authentication process. Graphologists predict character traits from the handwriting analysis. Forensic analysts focus on four categories...
Thor Heyerdahl: His amazing voyages
By: Donna Cosmato
"We seem to believe that the ocean is endless...we use it like a sewer". Thor Heyerdahl Thor Heyerdahl was born with a natural curiosity and eagerness to explore. This amazing man, born in Norway in 1914, became a: scholar, sailor, author, ethnologist, philosopher, archaeologist...
Is Cryptozoology a Valid Science Chupacabra Loch Ness Monster Bigfoot Yeti St Brendan
By: Jess Howe
Cryptozoology tells us about culture; it studies creatures about which each culture back then and now believes. It's part of a culture's mythology and religion, and is therefore very important, and very valid.We don't question whether or not it makes sense to figure out...
Cryptozoology
By: J. Francis
Is Cryptozoology a valid science? Is Cryptozoology a valid science? That's a valid question. To which I am sure somewhere, there must be a valid answer. But since this is only my opinion, I could have voted no, as easily as I voted yes...

 

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