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Another Earthquake in Iran, 600-year-old Murder Mystery, and Armor Piercing Cannonballs

  A Scottish Crannog Photo Credit, MB Griggs Today, the news is rightfully dominated by the marathon bombings in Boston, but while we’re mourning, reading about news in other parts of the world might be a helpful distraction. Here’s your weekly round-up of rock-related news.Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download Geology For the second […]

Thursday Treasures: The Great Torc

What kid doesn’t dream of finding buried treasure? In 1948, in an obscure area of England called Snettisham, that dream came true for a plowman who literally happened upon a treasure hoard. Over the next several decades (through the early 1990’s) hundreds of gold and silver artifacts were unearthed from that same farmland. Coins, bracelets, and other […]

Egypt’s artifacts amidst the tumult

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been reading the news of Egypt and Tunisa’s uprisings with utter amazement. Who knew that this was going to happen? I love that there are some things in this world that we cannot fully predict; earthquakes, landslides, and political uprisings from people that the rest of the world had long […]