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Weekly Finds – Mesa Verde, the Oldest Writing and Trees’ Language

A mini Weekly Finds this week… Video of the Week Articles of the week: Mesa Verde’s surprising story The culture that once thrived at Mesa Verde National Park was rich, complex and far-reaching – and it didn’t mysteriously disappear. The World’s Oldest Writing Used by scribes for more than three millennia, cuneiform writing opens a… Continue reading Weekly Finds – Mesa Verde, the Oldest Writing and Trees’ Language

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Deep Time, Secret Libraries, and Lost Species

This week I’m at the SASMARS Conference, so it’s going to be a bit of a shorter Weekly Finds as I’m compiling this earlier in the week. I do hope you still enjoy all these links! Videos of the Week: Can we bring back lost species? – by PHD Comics Deep Time: Crash Course Astronomy… Continue reading Deep Time, Secret Libraries, and Lost Species

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Folklore, Volcanic Eruptions, Prehistoric Animals, Discworld Art, and Creativity and Mental Illness

Hope you enjoy these Weekly Finds like I did! And guess what? It’s weekend! Podcasts of the Week: Both highly recommended… The Folklore Podcast What makes The Folklore Podcast so special is that many of the episodes feature eminent folklorists from around the world: researchers, authors and professors in their fields.  Creativity and Mental Illness… Continue reading Folklore, Volcanic Eruptions, Prehistoric Animals, Discworld Art, and Creativity and Mental Illness

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A Forgotten Empire, Spiritualism, Celtic Languages, and a Ship

This week I have for you a podcast about a physical notation system by the Incas that consisted of coloured, knotted string, a beautiful song and music video by Radical Face and four articles that range from spiritualism to music appreciation. (Though not music appreciation by supernatural beings. Hmm… talk about story inspiration…)

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Weekly Finds – Lore, Sagas, and Vikings!

Welcome to the second instalment of the Weekly Finds blogpost! This week there’s a podcast, a huge database of sagas, and some reference and research works as well. Podcast of the Week: Lore Sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction. Since I discovered the Lore podcast (and listened to all the episode), I anxiously… Continue reading Weekly Finds – Lore, Sagas, and Vikings!