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Really Richard

February 17, 2013


That’s the verdict of researchers at the University of Leicester who late last year, in a targeted research project, recovered skeletal remains they suspected could be those of Richard III, King of England from 1483 to 1485. I saved the link to the original story in the New York Times back in late September 2012, […]

Donna Reed with brow ridges?

January 3, 2011


For those of us raised on the first generation of mass TV, The Donna Reed Show became the epitome of idealized (and thus unreal) suburban family life. I couldn’t help thinking of Donna Reed in the face of the barrage of recent coverage of news about Neanderthals. Neanderthal girls, we are now told, “wept bitterly” […]


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