The Neolithic Boom-time machine

The Neolithic Boom-time machine

A new technique lets archaeologists reconstruct the past in greater detail THAT economic expansion leads to building booms seems to have been as true 6,000 years ago as it is now. When agriculture came to Britain, it led to a surge of construction as impressive—and...
Cromeleque dos Almendres

Cromeleque dos Almendres

Suddenly, I want to go to Portugal. I had not really looked at the area before but stumbling across Cromeleque dos Almendres, I am really taken by these. Here are some photos and the entry from WIKIPEDIA. The Almendres Cromlech megalithic complex,...
Oldest Playable Musical Instrument?

Oldest Playable Musical Instrument?

This article is nearly twelve years old but I thought it worth posting here. ORIGINAL ARTICLE AT BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LABORATORY. I did not know about this find before and this is a repro of the online press release found there. What fascinates me is that these...