The Viking Great Army and its Legacy: Plotting Settlement Shift Using Metal-Detected Finds

By Dave Haldenby and Dr. Julian D. Richards / 09.22.2016 Haldenby – Independent Researcher and Volunteer at Hull and East Riding Museum Richards – Professor of Archaeology, University of York Originally published in Internet Archaeology as Haldenby, D. and Richards, J.D. (2016) The Viking Great Army and its Legacy: plotting settlement shift using metal-detected finds,[…]

Alcoholism: A Physiological Description of the Three Stages of Addiction

By Dr. Jamie Smolen / 12.15.2016 Associate Professor of Medicine University of Florida For many, the holidays are indeed the most wonderful time of the year. Families and friends come together and enjoy food, good cheer – and, often, alcohol. Commercially speaking, alcohol and the holidays seem to be made for each other. Alcohol can[…]

When Post-Fact Russia Meets Donald Trump’s ‘Truthful Hyperbole’

Syrians who have been evacuated from eastern Aleppo reach out for Russian food aid in the government-controlled Jibreen area of the city, Nov. 30, 2016. The text on the bag, which shows the Syrian and Russian national flags, reads in Arabic: “Russia is with you.” / Credit: Omar Sanadiki/Reuters By Charles Maynes / 12.16.2016 Is[…]

North Carolinians Revolt Over Republicans’ Brazen Post-Election Coup

A General Assembly police officer moves protesters back as they hold signs and chant outside the N.C. House chambers Thursday. (Photo: Chris Seward/ News & Observer) “The avalanche of anti-voter surprise bills introduced yesterday by the extremist leadership of the North Carolina General Assembly in a constitutionally suspect ‘extra session’ is an insult to the[…]

A World War I Exhibition Finds New Meanings in France

Opening of exhibition at Musée Würth France, Erstein, September 27, 2016. Photo: Thomas Gaehtgens A Getty Research Institute exhibition about World War I is retooled for display in the historically divisive region of Alsace By Anja Foerschner / 12.16.2016 Research Specialist On September 27, 2016, the Getty Research Institute’s exhibition World War I: War of[…]

The Four Stages of Life

By Mark Manson / 12.16.2016 How to navigate life far more successfully Life is a bitch. Then you die. So while staring at my navel the other day, I decided that that bitch happens in four stages. Here they are. Stage One: Mimicry We are born helpless. We can’t walk, can’t talk, can’t feed ourselves,[…]