Oooh, you'll like this article. From the Atlantic: The Lab Discovering DNA in Old Books
ScienceDaily article: Indigenous hunters have positive impacts on food webs in desert Australia.
From the summary: "In this case, the absence of direct human activity on the landscape may be the cause of the extinctions, according to an anthropologist."
A farmer in Norway seems to have a Viking ship "just below the topsoil" in his field.
Good morning, 1000 years ago there was a woman in Germany making illuminated manuscripts using incredibly precious lapis lazuli, and we know this because we looked at the tartar on her teeth https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019/01/the-woman-with-lapis-lazuli-in-her-teeth/579760/
Ha, this is great. From CBC:
How a pair of men in St. John's survived the last duel fought on Canadian soil.
"Augustus Healey and Denis Dooley were longtime friends. Then they both fell in love with the same woman."
Using technology to track poachers? Oh, yeah. This is so satisfying:
From the Washington Post: These fake turtle eggs could crack a black market in animal poaching.
BBC article: 'Rare' samples hold North Sea-bed's Doggerland secrets.
Life was good for Stone Age Norwegians along Oslo Fjord
So now Medium is changing their rules, and so many who published their content on Medium are upset.
Where have we seen this before? Um, on every "free" service that is controlled by some corporation instead of by users.
Canada's first 'dementia village' is set to open its doors in Langley, B.C. next year
Winnipeg woman gives eggnog and gingersnaps to burglar
"The 17-year-old who looted her home has a new friendship with the homeowner she burgled"
Why the first novel created such a stir
This 2012 Guardian article pleases me:
Poetry prescriptions: verse to cure all ills.
From Nautilus: We should not accept scientific results that have not been repeated.