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Witches, Midwives, and Nurses by Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English 1973. Source: The Memory Hole;First Published: in 1973 by The Feminist Press at CUNY.

Witches, Midwives, and Nurses by Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English 1973

Introduction Women have always been healers. They were the unlicensed doctors and anatomists of western history. Phylogenetic analyses suggests fairy tales are much older than thought. (Phys.org)—A pair of researchers has conducted a phylogenetic analysis on common fairy tales and has found that many of them appear to be much older than has been thought.

Phylogenetic analyses suggests fairy tales are much older than thought

In their paper published in Royal Society Open Science, Sara Graça da Silva, a social scientist/folklorist with New University of Lisbon and Jamshid Tehrani, an anthropologist with Durham University describe the linguistic study they carried out and why they believe at least one fairy tale had its origins in the Bronze Age. An Underground City of Giants Discovered in the Grand Canyon? Sunday, February 14, 2016 9:46 pm, Posted by Admin | News Even with advances in modern day archaeology, most of the world’s buried cities still remain a mystery.

An Underground City of Giants Discovered in the Grand Canyon?

Amazing discoveries require great efforts and sometimes, an even greater amount of luck. If we were to trust Early 20th Century Journalism, we would learn that serendipity led to the doorstep of the most famous and fascinating underground city of giants discovered to date. According to an article published in The Arizona Gazette on April 5, 1909, the Grand Canyon was once home to a civilization that most likely consisted of individuals of cyclopean proportions. If such a civilization ever lived, surely it would have left behind some structure as a testament of its existence. Elfdalian, the Ancient Viking Forest Language of Sweden, Set to be Revived.

The ancient Viking language of Elfdalian has been almost entirely wiped out, with only 2,500 people in a tiny forest community in Sweden currently keeping it alive.

Elfdalian, the Ancient Viking Forest Language of Sweden, Set to be Revived

7 Common Misunderstandings About Evolution Explained. The theory of evolution has been used to describe the natural world for the past 150 years, however, it is extremely misunderstood.

7 Common Misunderstandings About Evolution Explained

For example, comedian Steve Harvey in an interview with Tyra Banks said if we “evolved from monkeys [...] why do we still got monkeys?” Many scientists have tried to determine why evolution is questioned so often by the general public, even though it has been accepted by most scientists. In contrast to this, there are not many people who question the theory of relativity. Although there is no clear answer as to why, a few common misconceptions might have something to do with it. 1. Although scientists call it the “theory of evolution,” this actually means it is a well accepted scientific position. Some people use “theory” in everyday conversation to mean an unproven hypothesis, but this is not what it means in scientific terms. 2. There is a misconception that evolution is not science because it is not observable and can’t be tested. 3. Ancient Tagalog Deities in Philippine Mythology. The stories of ancient Philippine mythology include deities, creation stories, mythical creatures, and beliefs.

Ancient Tagalog Deities in Philippine Mythology

Ancient Philippine mythology varies among the many indigenous tribes of the Philippines. The Lost Cycle of Time. EmailShare 1513EmailShare By: Walter Cruttenden.

The Lost Cycle of Time

Why Have Americans Stopped Resisting Economic Privilege? The following excerpt is from the introduction to Steve Fraser’s new book, The Age of Acquiescence.

Why Have Americans Stopped Resisting Economic Privilege?

Marx once described high finance as “the Vatican of capitalism,” its diktat to be obeyed without question. Several decades have come and gone during which we’ve learned not to mention Marx in polite company. Schindler's Witch. Photos by the author 20 years after the Rwandan genocide, the country is still coming to terms with what took place during that period of extreme violence.

Schindler's Witch

Perpetrators are still being brought to justice, and heroic stories are still emerging. One such story belongs to Zula Karuhimbi, a woman some Rwandans claim saved more than 100 people through “sorcery.” After we learned that she lived in the southern Ruhango District, we drove from Kigali to find her. On the way, we stopped at a roadside restaurant, where we told the waiter we were searching for the “witch” who had saved lives during the genocide. He brought us to Musamo Village, where we abandoned our car and ploughed by foot through waist-high shrubbery. She looked wizened and frail as she slept, but she jumped to attention when we told her we had come to hear her story. Noam Chomsky: The Kind of Anarchism I Believe in, and What's Wrong with Libertarians.

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Noam Chomsky: The Kind of Anarchism I Believe in, and What's Wrong with Libertarians

Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. The following is the adapted text of an interview that first appeared in Modern Success magazine.So many things have been written about, and discussed by, Professor Chomsky, it was a challenge to think of anything new to ask him: like the grandparent you can’t think of what to get for Christmas because they already have everything. So I chose to be a bit selfish and ask him what I’ve always wanted to ask him. Michael S. Listen to the Oldest Song in the World: A Sumerian Hymn Written 3,400 Years Ago. In the early 1950s, archaeologists unearthed several clay tablets from the 14th century B.C.E..

Found, WFMU tells us, “in the ancient Syrian city of Ugarit,” these tablets “contained cuneiform signs in the hurrian language,” which turned out to be the oldest known piece of music ever discovered, a 3,400 year-old cult hymn. Anne Draffkorn Kilmer, professor of Assyriology at the University of California, produced the interpretation above in 1972.