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Four Stone Hearth 100

Grötkräkla, “porridge sceptre” The Four Stone Hearth blog carnival first opened its gaudy tent flap almost four years ago, in October 2006. Since then, 50 blogs have hosted it, 32 of which are still active. The record for most 4SH hostings is shared by Afarensis and Remote Central, both of which have hosted seven carnivals.…

Four Stone Hearth 66

It’s been more than two years since the last time I hosted the Four Stone Hearth blog carnival. Now it’s my turn again with number 66! Our first submission is a piece from Anne of the Spittoon blog about a recently published ginormous study of the population genetics of modern Africans. Africa is the part…

Tangled Bank 96 – Toadally

Hey everyone, and welcome to the 96th Tangled Bank blog carnival! This is where you can toadally catch up with the best recent blog writing on the life sciences. Beasties Grrlscientist at Living the Scientific Life explains why bright blue tits make better mothers. Tangled Up In Blue Guy gives us a run-down of the…

Dear Reader, welcome to the 76th instalment of the Skeptics’ Circle, your bi-weekly portal to the best skeptical blog writing on this or any other world-wide web. Greta Christina discusses muddled debates where the issue whether certain religious beliefs are factually true gets mixed up with the issue whether religion is mainly a force for…

Welcome everybody to the Carnival of the Godless, a bi-weekly collection of good blogging from a perspective unclouded by notions of friendly guys in the sky who provide pie when you die. Alexander the Atheist explains why both Christians and the god they worship need Satan. Franklin’s Journal tells us why Franklin is an optimist.…

History Carnival 58

History is the study of past societies through surviving text and images. I just got back home to Sweden, whose narrative history starts in the 9nd century AD and is even then really patchy for centuries. I have spent the past two weeks in China, where recorded history starts some time in the mid-2nd millennium…

Tangled Bank 89

Welcome everyone to Aardvarchaeology and the 89th Tangled Bank blog carnival. Aard is strictly focused on whatever strikes the fancy of its archaeologist proprietor. The Tangled Bank provides a leafy warren for all little furry bloggers with an interest in the life sciences. We have good stuff here, so dive in! Beasties RPM at Evolgen…

Skeptics’ Circle 68

Welcome to Aardvarchaeology and the 68th Skeptics’ Circle blog carnival! For first-time visitors, let me say that this is a blog about whatever runs through the mind of a skeptical research archaeologist based in Stockholm, Sweden. For first-time carnivalers, let me explain that here, skepticism means to not believe anything without good reason, and to…

People have been everywhere on Earth and whatever they did originally in a certain spot rarely continues into the present. The Swedish legal definition of an archaeological site is that it should contain remains of people’s activities in the past that have become permanently discontinued. This means that our planet’s entire surface (including the waste-strewn…

Tangled Bank 83

[More blog entries about science, medicine, biology, carnival, tangledbank; vetenskap, biologi, medicin.] Welcome to Aardvarchaeology and the 83rd Tangled Bank blog carnival! This is the blog where all of science — natural, social and historical — is just seen as one big bunch of adjunct disciplines to the study of societies of the past. “What…