Indiana Jones Archaeology does Indiana Jones Give Archaeology a Bad name
By: T. Scott Randolph
While I have voted yes that Indiana Jones is bad for archaeology it is a double edged sword. When you have a young student that wants to be an archaeologist, they watch the various movies and believe that is what archaeology is all about. They...
By: Lincoln Hay
As Ronald Reagan said during his presidency from 1981-1989, “Government’s view of the economy can be summed up in a few short phrases. If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. If it stops moving, subsidize it.” This quote...
By: Irrira Rikki
Sub-disciplines in archeology have their own rules, but our Earth - and their survivors - deserve the honorable way in which all branches of this science should be conducted. Ethical conduct has a place in all sub-areas of anthropological values. Critical analysis of inquiry raised...
Mysteries of ancient technology
By: T.S. Garp
UFO believers ascertain that there is evidence in ancient texts that clearly describes ancient aerial battles taking place in ancient time. Did ancient cultures have somehow the power of flight before the invention of aircraft? The ability to fly has always been a dream of...
Human evolution: A timeline
By: T.S. Garp
There are some discrepancies in the Christian Bible timeline versus the evolution timeline by the scientific community. This is a constant debate in the creation-evolution controversy which disagrees on when the universe, the Earth, and human beings were created. The birth of Homo sapiens The...
Archeological evidence suggest origins of 'first' Americans
By: Author Name Withheld 349
Everything that is accepted as fact regarding the first humans in North America is upon further evaluation, just theory. The explanations are full of “probably,” “likely,” “accepted,” and other terms that translate into a simple “we’re not...
Keeping track of world population
By: John Aves
Keeping track of world population is probably one of the five or ten most important things developed societies can do in this age. It is as important as keeping track of nuclear weapons or measuring industrial productivity or measuring and reporting nutritional food and potable...
What 'survival of the fittest' means
By: Christyl Rivers
The phrase: “Survival of the fittest” is confusing. This is because Evolution is driven by environment. The environment, at least over the time it takes for mutated changes to affect evolution, has nothing to do with whether somebody, be it a mouse, a Neanderthal...
Introduction to archaeoastronomy
By: Nancy Seddens
Archeology had, at one time, a reputation for being boring and then its reputation went from mundane to exciting and adventurous with the release of the Indian Jones movies. Unfortunately the first impression of archeology was the more correct one for the general public. For...
By: Francis Jock
Shamanism, in its simplest form of definition, is the beliefs, teachings, or system of following Shamanistic behavior. The easiest way to unravel this is to consider other "ism's' such as Calvinism, Catholicism, Judaism, Mormonism, and Buddhism. At the center of the term lies the core...

 

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