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    Going home to Doggerland

    If you are of Western European descent, there’s a strong possibility that you once had ancestors who lived in an area of Europe called Doggerland. If you’re sitting there thinking to yourself that you’ve never heard of Doggerland and haven’t the faintest idea where it is, I can help you. […]

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    A Slow Return to Normalcy

    As many people who know me in real life know, about the time I was getting started on creating and writing for this new blog, my family life took an unexpected turn for the complicated that slowly grew much, much more complex during the months leading into the new year.  […]

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    The Malleability of History

    “A morsel of genuine history is a thing so rare as to be always valuable.” – Thomas Jefferson, September 8, 1817   As a society, we often nurse the belief that history is a definite thing that can never be changed. We teach in our schools and classrooms that this […]

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    Evolving into the Pinback

    Recently I was at an anime convention with some friends, and, having gone to more than my fair share of conventions over the years, I ended up spending less time in panels and more time perusing the Artist’s Alley. Basically, I ended up doing research for the part of my […]

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    Ancient Mysteries: The Antikythera Mechanism

    One of the most mysterious finds to ever come out of Ancient Greece was the Antikythera Mechanism. (If you’re wondering how to pronounce it, the answer is: an”ti-ki-thēr’u.) This device was found in the wreckage of an Ancient Greek sailing vessel found somewhere between 1900-1901 just off the cost of Antikythera, […]

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