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2014-08-22 20:20:04

Observance of August 24 Pompeii Tragedy Sheds Light on California's Vulnerability LOS ANGELES, Aug.

2014-05-14 23:04:09

Common Core-Aligned App Challenges Middle Schoolers to Solve Math Problems and Save Genuine Artifacts Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Math drills and

Volcanic Activity Led To Demise Of Chinese Dinosaurs: Study
2014-02-05 07:45:33

The exceptional preservation and diversity of dinosaur, bird and early mammal fossils present in the fossil beds of northern China are famous. How these creatures died, and why hundreds of creatures from different habitats were buried together on ancient lake floors, has yet to be understood.

Pompeii Foodies Ate Giraffe
2014-01-02 15:35:53

Archeologists working in and around Pompeii will be presenting new details this week on what citizens of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii typically ate, which included such exotic fare like giraffe

2012-03-06 23:02:07

History is often shaped by the stories of kings and religious and military leaders, and much of what we know about the past derives from official sources like military records and governmental decrees.

Ancient Tropical Forest Discovered, Reconstructed
2012-02-21 10:22:14

A team of researchers has discovered and reconstructed a 300-million-year-old tropical forest that was preserved by a volcanic eruption.

Trash And Tombs Went Hand In Hand In Ancient Pompeii
2012-01-04 11:02:03

Cemeteries in ancient Pompeii were “mixed-use developments” with a variety of purposes that included serving as an appropriate site to toss out the trash.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.