No CBC hasn’t proven that ‘White’ Europieans made it to America ‘First’.

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), show "The Nature of Things" is going to air a documentary Friday that claims to prove the Solutrean Hypothesis true. This problematic hypothesis tries to claim that the first humans in America came not via the Bering Strait Land Bridge from Asia, but across the ocean from Europe. This episode... Continue Reading →

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ArchyFantasies’ 2017 in Review

I've been told these are a hot item on the blogosphere. But it's been a slow year here on the blog. We've focused a lot of effort on the Podcast over on the APN, and in August I went to Grad School for a masters in CRM. Things got busy. Yet, I owe you all... Continue Reading →

Debunking, Blogging, and Public Outreach: Blogging Archaeology Carnival 2014!

Sadly, I won't be making the SAA's in Texas next year. Neither will my friend Doug over at Doug's Archaeology, but he came up with a great idea for those of us who can't make, something called a blogging carnival and he's hosting the first round of questions for November (Which is also Movember, so get to growing... Continue Reading →

Absence of Evidence

*In the long absence created by my return to school, I thought I'd finish migrating my old posts to this site. So, enjoy!* "This impatience with ambiguity can be criticized in the phrase: absence of evidence is not evidence of absence." ~ Carl Sagan The first time I heard this quote was in field school.... Continue Reading →

The Loss of Aaron Swartz, the Need for Open Access, and a Comment on Depression.

Hey everybody! I know, it's Tuesday...I'm behind...yah...I'll get to fixing that. Before I do, I wanted to talk a little about Open Access and Aaron Swartz. There isn't a whole lot I can add to the discussion. What happened to Swartz, and what was going to happen to him was, in a word, horrible. It's horrible that... Continue Reading →

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