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2014-01-21 23:00:44

Big Day Weddings is now offering new specials on all-inclusive Gulf Shores wedding planning packages. More details are available online at http://www.bigdayweddings.net. Destin Beach, Florida (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Planning a dream Destin Beach wedding can be just as nerve racking as the big day itself – that’s why many have taken the advice from the pros and let Big Day Weddings take care of everything. Big Day Weddings has a reputation as the best Destin Beach and Gulf Shores...

2014-01-10 10:42:58

An Oxford University study has concluded that our ancient ancestors who lived in East Africa between 2.4 million-1.4 million years ago mainly ate tiger nuts (grass bulbs) supplemented with the odd grasshopper and worm An Oxford University study has concluded that our ancient ancestors who lived in East Africa between 2.4 million-1.4 million years ago survived mainly on a diet of tiger nuts. Tiger nuts are edible grass bulbs still eaten in parts of the world today. The study published in...

Humanlike Features Discovered In 4.4M-Year-Old Ardipithecus Skull
2014-01-07 06:54:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The 4.4-million-year-old African species Ardipithecus ramidus, or "Ardi," is the focus of one of the most hotly debated issues in current human origins research. Scientists want to know how Ardi, an unusual primate, is related to the human lineage. The study, published in the online edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), shows that although Ardi possessed a tiny brain and a grasping big toe for climbing...

2013-12-25 23:03:29

The female members on PositiveSingles were given five celebrity weddings to choose from and they were asked to choose which one was their favorite and most admired. Los Angeles (PRWEB) December 25, 2013 PositiveSingles, the biggest and most popular dating site for people with sexually transmitted diseases, is pleased to announce the results of their latest poll. The site polled the female members over one month's time; from November 23, 2013 to December 23, 2013. The female members...

Of Sharks, Bees And Humans: Hunting Patterns Similar Among Species
2013-12-24 10:39:15

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of international researchers has found that a tribe of hunter-gatherers in Tanzania uses the same search pattern to hunt for food as many other animal species, according to a report published on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). The search pattern, also known as the Levy walk, involves a sequence of short travels in one area and then a longer hike to another area. Not just used to find food,...

2013-12-17 23:23:12

Innovative online service provides Instant Inquiry Response. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 San Francisco’s historic and private Marines’ Memorial Club & Hotel, 609 Sutter Street, announced today that they have joined Wedding QuickQuote to simplify and expedite the wedding planning process for brides and wedding planners. Wedding QuickQuote is the industry’s first and only “Instant Response” RFP platform for online inquiries and gives a couple answers to date...

2013-12-12 23:31:57

The movie, "3 Magic Words" attempts to bridge science and spirituality as it describes a new revolution in consciousness and a unity with all things. It depicts a very old wisdom that there is an enormous sea of consciousness, pervading all, supporting all, and individual consciousness grows out of it. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 What if you lost your memory and had to look deep within yourself to find the answer to life's biggest question, "Who am...

2013-12-06 23:26:00

A human ancestor characterized by "robust" jaw and skull bones was a muscular creature with a gorilla-like upper body and more adaptive to its environment than previously thought, scientists have discovered. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 A human ancestor characterized by "robust" jaw and skull bones was a muscular creature with a gorilla-like upper body and more adaptive to its environment than previously thought, scientists have discovered. Researchers...


Latest Anthropology Reference Libraries

Primatology
2013-10-02 13:00:50

Primatology is the study of primates that focuses on their behaviors and possible evolution. Those who practice this science, known as primatologists, focus on primates in the wild and in laboratory settings. There are many different sub-divisions of primatology that differ based on methodology and theory, but the two major branches are Western primatology and Japanese primatology. There share basic principles, but differ culturally and in many other regards. Western primatology originated...

Zooarchaeology
2013-09-30 13:29:48

Zooarchaeology is the study of animal remains including shells, bones, hides, scales, DNA, chitin, and hair. Shells and bones are most frequently studied because these do not decay at a fast rate, but most remains do not survive because they break or decompose. In eastern areas of North America, Zooarchaeology developed over three periods. The first, known as the Formative period, occurred in the 1860s and was not a specific area of study at that time. The second period, known as the...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.