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2014-07-15 23:10:05

How To Grow Taller is a new product created by Lance Ward which introduces users to the numerous “secrets” of still being able to grow in height even after the onset of puberty.

2014-07-14 12:25:12

Sets Record For Media Domain Purchase Price NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NYLON Media Inc.

Human's Primate Cousins Also Pass Intelligence Through Their Genes
2014-07-10 15:25:30

Previous studies have shown that genetic factors for intelligence can be passed on in humans, but a new study shows that inherited intelligence also extends to our primate cousins – namely chimpanzees.

2014-06-23 23:11:42

Online herbal supplement retailer, Nature's Elements, releases a powerful 12:1 Extract of He Shou Wu.

2014-06-18 23:13:07

Weddings from Simple to Sensational at Occidental Resorts, Paradisus Resorts, Calabash Cove,The Landings and Coconut Bay Miami, Florida (PRWEB) June 18, 2014

2014-06-12 23:04:01

Expats find that adjusting to life and work abroad can be a seamless experience and easily managed with the right tools. Washington, D.C.

2014-05-30 12:24:47

MAI@MANA-1, a 72-hour continuous workshop, opens to the public October 17 - 19, 2014 JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mana Contemporary, a leading art organization,

2014-05-28 08:21:29

MILWAUKEE, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Funjet Vacations today launched the latest addition to the Funjet family, Weddings by Funjet, a full service team of experts available to help couples

2014-05-20 12:30:33

Founded by Mana Contemporary Director Eugene Lemay, the Mana Museum of Urban Arts will be comprehensive, interactive, and the first of its kind JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-05-13 23:13:26

Anahata's Shamangelic Healing Retreats expands its reach to include shamanic journeys and spiritual retreats to Machu Picchu and other sacred sites in Peru.


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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.