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Month: June 2020

Facial Reconstruction of a Prehistoric Man Whose Head Was Mounted on a Stake

Left: Facial reconstruction of a Mesolithic man from Sweden. Right: His skull, from which the reconstruction was based. Image: Oscar Nilsson/S. Gummesson et al., 2018 In 2011, Swedish archaeologists found human skulls that had been mounted on stakes at an 8,000-year-old burial site, representing a behavior rarely seen among prehistoric hunter-gatherers. An incredible, computer-aided facial reconstruction …

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Saving the World From Quarantine Boredom, Pt. 1

How Sam Sherman, Independent-International Pictures, Severin Films and DVD Drive-in are Bringing Ballyhoo and Blood Back to Resuscitate the Drive-in. Re-issue poster for Dracula vs Frankenstein, by Steven Sistilli. © Drive-In-Sanity Films Earlier this year as a result of the pandemic, social distancing, face masks and quarantine/shelter in place orders began. This presented quite the …

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Remains of Irish Rebel Hero ‘Red’ Hugh O’Donnell Likely Found in Spain

In 1602 when Irish chieftain Red Hugh Roe O’Donnell succumbed to an intestinal infection while traveling to Valladolid, Spain, he was given a royal funeral by Phillip III, the King of Spain. His body was carried to his final resting place, La Capilla de las Maravillas—the Chapel of Marvels—on a horse-drawn hearse with Spanish officials …

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J.K. Rowling Posts Transphobic Tweets, Warner Bros Stays Silent

Rowling attending the UK premiere of The Crimes of Grindelwald in 2018.Image: John Phillips/Stringer (Getty Images) Because, as it turns out, the level of transphobia Warner Bros. seems ready to look past from J.K. Rowling is already a considerably large amount. For years, Harry Potter author—and the current architect of the franchise’s expansion at Warner …

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