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Archaeologists used to be obsessed with religion. Now they can’t be bothered with it. Is the field worse off?
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I think this sentence from the article is key: "Being too close to a religion can bias you, but being too far from it means you can’t understand the significance of certain artefacts."

There should be balance: awareness of the texts and traditions associated with a site, but an open mind to evaluate the excavation on its own merits.
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Stunning, these manipulated photos have a tarot deck feel:
Australian artist Jane Long transforms cracked and faded black and white photographs into colorful works of fantasy, giving the subjects a new, and entirely surreal context. The images she uses for her series, Dancing with Costica, were captured over a half century ago by Costică Acsinte a Roman
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Just getting into college doesn't resolve the money problems many face.
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Removing the application for federal aid would encourage more qualified low-income students to apply to college.
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Time to bring out that old SodaStream?
Sure you're voiding the manufacturer's warranty by carbonating something besides water, but trust us, these cocktails are worth it and they are super easy.
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Possibly of interest to RPG players as well.
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Taphobos is a gaming experience that puts you in a place no one wants to be; a dark, deep and dingy coffin. You're running out of oxygen and your only hope is someone at the other end of a call, you must guide them to your burial site through voice alone as you find clues dotted around your ...
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This is fascinating. #anthropology  
Barbara J. King considers a new study that finds rates of affiliation with religious organizations are lower in places with favorable natural amenities and climates than in other places.
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When you pick up the phone, you don't expect Elon Musk to be on the other line.
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Recreating 2000 year old bread from Pompeii, with recipe.
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Elon Musk: The World's Raddest Man - Wait But Why
waitbutwhy.com

When you pick up the phone, you don't expect Elon Musk to be on the other line.

Therian Saga
plus.google.com

Therian Saga is an open world sandbox-style role playing game for the PC and Mac

Russell Brand and the GQ awards: 'It's amazing how absurd it seems'
www.theguardian.com

The comedian on his evening at the GQ awards, from which he was ejected after cracking a joke about sponsor Hugo Boss

School Is a Prison — And Damaging Our Kids
www.alternet.org

Longer school years aren't the answer. The problem is school itself. Compulsory teach-and-test simply doesn't work.

These eBook Errors Must Please Lord George R.R. Martin | Tor.com
www.tor.com

Ebook errors place George R.R. Martin's name within book text to hilarious results.

Amazon Now Offering Users Discounted Or Free Digital Versions Of Print B...
techcrunch.com

Amazon announced a new program today called Kindle MatchBook, which offers digital versions of print books purchased through its online book

Women and yogurt: what's the connection?
www.theguardian.com

Dean Burnett:Advertisers would have us believe that only women eat yogurt. Is this true? If so, what's the science behind this gender bias?

Grab Five Years of Stories Before Labor Day! | Tor.com
www.tor.com

The free download of Tor.com's FIVE YEARS OF STORIES will go offline after Labor Day. Download it while you can!

JaxLibrary
market.android.com

Using JPL Mobile, search for books, DVDs, audiobooks, CDs and more. Place holds, check due dates and renew items. Find out what’s happening

Ender's Game author Orson Scott Card issues plea for tolerance of his in...
www.avclub.com

When will this persecution based solely on a sexual orientation and his virulent hatred of it end?

Archaeology's Dirty Little Secrets
www.coursera.org

Archaeology's Dirty Little Secrets is a free online class taught by Susan E. Alcock of Brown University

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal
www.smbc-comics.com

News: June 06, 2013. WOOH. Technically, there are some glitches in the early archives, so I don't actually know which comic this is. BUT, th

Dexter the Cat Throws a Mouse
www.petapixel.com

How's this for a unique pet photograph? Angelo DeSantis of Berkeley, CA was photographing his cat Dexter with a Canon 5D Mark II when he sna

Google Politics & Elections
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Google Politics & Elections. Your elections hub to study, watch, discuss, participate in and make your impact on the digital campaign trail.

Google Plus Nick
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Nick Name. Your Google+ ID. Note's Your username; Could be at least 3 characters to at most 25 characters, Should not contain numbers or

How to Hatch a Dinosaur | Wired Magazine | Wired.com
www.wired.com

Scientists know how to turn a chicken into a dinosaur. What could possibly go wrong?

Shakes & Fidget - The Game App
market.android.com

Shakes & Fidget - The Game is a satire on role-playing games and a role-playing game at the same time. That sounds crazy, which is exact