Monthly Archives: April 2018

How to Hunt a Giant Sloth – Ancient Tactics Revealed in Human Footprints

By | April 30, 2018

By ancient-origins Rearing on its hind legs, the giant ground sloth would have been a formidable prey for anyone, let alone humans without modern weapons. Tightly muscled, angry and swinging its fore …read more Source:: Ancient Origins syndicated content powered by FeedBurner New Feed

Vikings in Ireland: Traces of Warriors Not Just Buried Beneath the Ground, They Are in the DNA

By | April 30, 2018

By Joanna Gillan As science progresses and archaeologists are forging new positive relationships with developers around Irish heritage, more secrets from Ireland’s Viking past are coming to light, and they are not just …read more Source:: Ancient Origins syndicated content powered by FeedBurner New Feed

Did Sarah Huckabee Sanders Say She Was ‘Proud’ to be Compared to Aunt Lydia From ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’?

By | April 30, 2018

By Dan MacGuill A parody Facebook account tricked some readers into believing that the White House Press Secretary had embraced an unflattering comparison made by comedian Michelle Wolf. …read more Source:: New Urban Legends

Horace, the Misunderstood Soldier turned Poet and Creator of “Carpe Diem”

By | April 30, 2018

By MartiniF The literary works of Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65 – 68 BC), or Horace, spans an extraordinarily wide range, making him one of the central authors in Latin literature. Horace seemed …read more Source:: Ancient Origins syndicated content powered by FeedBurner New Feed

Vikings in Ireland: Recent Discoveries Shedding New Light on the Fearsome Warriors that Invaded Irish Shores

By | April 30, 2018

By Joanna Gillan As science progresses and archaeologists are forging new positive relationships with developers around Irish heritage, more secrets from Ireland’s Viking past are coming to light, and they are not just …read more Source:: Ancient Origins syndicated content powered by FeedBurner New Feed