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The team behind Ötzi the Iceman reconstructed his vocal cords using a series of CT scans. They announced the project back in February. After recontrustrion of the length of the larynx, they then  101 palabras más

Blog

1991: Brave New World? | A History of My Lifetime

In September of 1991 two German tourists hiking in the Alps on the Austrian-Italian border made a gruesome discovery. They came across a body, frozen into the ice, and at first they thought it was the remains of another mountaineer who’d met with an accident. 3.379 palabras más

History

8 - Otzi’s Clothes, Stonehenge’s Wood Henge, Roman Curses and Goebbels’ Secretary

Image credit: Stonehenge, 2014 By Diego Delso, Wikimedia Commons, License CC-BY-SA 3.0

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Show Notes

This week, we analyze Otzi’s Leathers, we discover NOT a stone henge near Stonehenge, we go back to Cyprus for more mosaics and gold, we get cursed from beyond a Roman grave, and we follow up on the Reimagine the Alamo dig. 165 palabras más

Podcast Episode

Scientists have finally figured out what Ötzi the Iceman wore when he died

New DNA analysis has revealed what Ötzi the Iceman’s clothing was made from when he died over 5,000 years ago in the Italian Alps, and scientists are saying he was “pretty picky” when it came to his choice of attire. 564 palabras más

SCIENCE

The curse of Otzi - The Iceman

Otzi the Iceman is Europe’s oldest mummy. He succumbed to an arrow wound and head injury before being frozen in the Otzal Alps. 88 palabras más

Crazy Stories

Climbing Fashion thru the Ages

As technology progresses, climbing garments are constantly undergoing technological change. From wool to synthetic and back to wool again, the textiles utilised to manufacture climbing garments not only alter the efficiency of the products, but the style as well. 1.235 palabras más

Adventure

Po Valley or Bust

One of the beauties of traveling is not knowing where you’ll end up. It is often the places that you don’t plan to visit that leave a more lasting impression on you that your official destination. 975 palabras más

Travel