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  • Neolithic Man: The First Lumberjack?

    08/27/2012 3:38:18 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 10 replies
    Terra Daily ^ | Wednesday, August 15, 2012 | Staff Writers
    The use of functional tools in relation to woodworking over the course of the Neolithic period has not been studied in detail until now. Through their work at the archaeological site of Motza, a neighbourhood in the Judean Hills, Dr. Barkai and his fellow researchers, Prof. Rick Yerkes of Ohio State University and Dr. Hamudi Khalaily of the Israel Antiquity Authority, have unearthed evidence that increasing sophistication in terms of carpentry tools corresponds with increased agriculture and permanent settlements. The early part of the Neolithic age is divided into two distinct eras - Pre-Pottery Neolithic A (PPNA) and Pre-Pottery Neolithic...
  • Woodchopping horror as competitor's axe head flies off handle into 100-strong crowd...

    11/14/2011 11:27:28 AM PST · by smokingfrog · 50 replies ^ | 14 Nov 2011 | Jennifer Madison
    A New Zealand man is recovering in hospital after being hit in the groin by a flying axe head during a wood chopping exhibition. The man was watching the Canterbury A&P show when the axe head came loose from a competitor's handle and whirled into the 100-strong crowd. Show event director Rae Finlay said the axe struck the man, believed to be in his 50s, on the very top of the leg and he was taken to hospital for emergency surgery. ** - - - - ** All tree chopping events were cancelled the day of the accident and replaced...
  • "rude ,greedy and violent"(How people in canada view americans)

    06/24/2005 10:27:58 AM PDT · by phoenix_004 · 156 replies · 3,161+ views
    torontosun ^ | June 24, 2005 | BETH GORHAM
    Canadians are becoming even more negative about Americans, viewing them as "rude, greedy and violent," suggests a survey released yesterday. And while most Canadians agreed Americans are inventive and hardworking, less than half called them honest, said the Pew Research Center poll, which charted some minor improvements in a major global image problem that spiked after President George W. Bush's invasion of Iraq in 2003. But the survey, conducted among nearly 17,000 people this spring in the U.S. and 15 other countries, suggested America remains "broadly disliked" in 10 of them and regard for Americans is going down, Pew director...
  • Wood found on Mars? Not Photoshoped - off the nasa website.

    12/27/2004 8:38:41 PM PST · by Next_Time_NJ · 352 replies · 13,015+ views
    now im not a betting man, but i know landrovers and there space caps are not made of wood. This clearly looks like a wooden plank to me. Unless someone hacked's website and put up a photoshop'ed photo, this looks kinda odd.
  • Today in History...Monty Python's 35th anniversary

    10/05/2004 1:22:45 PM PDT · by Dutchgirl · 211 replies · 4,181+ views
    pythonline ^ | 10/05/04 | Cuidado Llama
    October 5 Today is the Anniversary of Monty Python's Flying Circus! The Flying Circus debuted this day, 35 years ago, on television at 10:50 PM on BBC-1. The world was never the same. (October 5, 1969)

    03/22/2003 7:04:44 PM PST · by restornu · 195 replies · 2,394+ views
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  • Your Attention, Please [Regarding Keywords]

    01/30/2003 1:01:30 PM PST · by Admin Moderator · 298 replies · 2,229+ views
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  • Supreme Court to rule on gay book ban (Canada kindergarten and Grade 1 classes- pic included)

    12/19/2002 9:37:50 PM PST · by chance33_98 · 3 replies · 122+ views
    These children's books about same-sex parents were banned from elementary school classrooms by the Surrey school board. Supreme Court to rule on gay book ban Thursday, December 19, 2002 CREDIT: Province/David Clark OTTAWA (CP) -- The Supreme Court of Canada is set to rule on a controversial book ban by a British Columbia school board in a case that pits gay-rights activists against parents who view homosexuality as a sin. The judgment, to be handed down Friday, stems from a 1997 decision by school trustees in Surrey, B.C., who refused to approve three books depicting same-sex parents for...