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Scooterrific!

I have always wanted a scooter.  Winters in Calgary, Canada, however, are not really great for zipping around in uncovered transport with tiny wheels.  Mint and Vespa have recently teamed up to quantify the benefits of using a scooter (Vespanomics).  Not only will save you tons of money at the pump; if all your friends … Read More Scooterrific!

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And now for some amazing archaeology

Wessex Archaeology, which makes up half of Framework Archaeology (the other half being Oxford Archaeology), has recently been posting pictures and 3D reconstructions to their Flickr set.  These are some of the findings from the excavations done in advance of Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5.  There is some amazing stuff here: a Neolithic hand axe, Roman … Read More And now for some amazing archaeology

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The Ingalls Handpick

We love tools that are specifically designed and built for archaeology (see earlier post). This handpick is no exception. Designed by archaeologist Larry Ingalls (not to be confused with Laura Ingalls), of Ingalls Archaeological Supply, this pick comes in four different sizes, depending on the amount of dirt you need to move, and is made … Read More The Ingalls Handpick

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Come see where I’m from

National Geographic has an excellent reputation for beautiful photos.  They have recently done a spread on the Philippines, where I was born.  Not only are there fabulous National Geographic photos, there are also pictures submitted by readers, giving it a personal touch. I recommend that everyone visit the Philippines.  It is a beautiful country of … Read More Come see where I’m from

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Everyone has something to bring to the table

Thanks to Mashable, who I follow on Twitter (yes, I tweet – follow me! @circledigs), I stumbled on this news story, that I just had to blog about.  80 companies were turned down from the NYC Startup Job Fair, so in true entrepreneurial fashion, they started their own.  It is absolutely amazing what a group … Read More Everyone has something to bring to the table

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Photo Fun

When people think of archaeology photos, they likely think of some of the Ancient Wonders of the World – beautiful structures, romantic ruins, lush landscapes… But in Alberta, most of my photos are fields of pasture.  If I’m lucky, there’ll be some rocks in the photo.  These rocks are often quite significant, and can sometimes … Read More Photo Fun

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