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Old Stone Age

December 20, 2009

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In the 1820s a Danish archeologist named Christian Jürgensen Thomsen divided prehistory into three ages.  He did this to help him classify artifacts for the Danish Royal Commission for the Preservation and Collection of Antiquities.  He picked out a trait easy to discern: What are the artifacts made of?  That’s how we ended up with the oft-heard […]

Buck’s Grok

December 2, 2009

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… Wherein the protagonist whines briefly about hurdles, but goes on to discuss how to proceed in a useful way. I hope all of you who celebrate US Thanksgiving had a great one!  For me, the beginning of December is the end of a very long and difficult month, full of illness and a long, […]