Category Archives: Humanity

The scientific tourist #352 — Pula Arena

Brought to you from the scenic town of Pula, Croatia — it’s an ancient Roman amphitheater, best known as the Pula Arena: But this is no mere antiquity.  The Arena is the only remaining Roman amphitheatre to have four side … Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 3/11 – 3/17/2015

The past week’s selection of (mostly) science-oriented blog carnivals… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #350 — bog iron, and the tools to produce it

On display at the National Museum of Iceland, Reykjavik — it’s bog iron, and some of the tools needed to produce it… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #349 — Montezuma Pithouse

Some years ago, I told you about the (very inaccurately named) Montezuma’s Castle structure in Arizona. Today, you get to see a pithouse down the road from it… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 2/11 – 2/17/2015

The past week’s selection of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 1/28 – 2/03/2015

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The scientific tourist #343 — Ball Court Marker, Lubaantun

Seen at the “Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed” traveling exhibition, it’s a Limestone Ball Court Marker from Late Classic Lubaantun, Belize Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 11/05 – 11/11/2014

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The scientific tourist #338 — Lord Shield Jaguar and Lady Xoc

Another excellent piece from the Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed traveling exhibit, it’s a replica of Lintel 24 from Yaxchilan in Chiapas, Mexico… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 10/22 – 10/28/2014

The past week’s bumper crop of science-related blog carnivals for you… Continue reading

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