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Are Mermaids, Unicorns and Dragons Real?

Aimee Heckel | Posted 06.11.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

Sometimes we invent mythical creatures: dragons, Bigfoot, unicorns, mermaids. Sometimes we become them ourselves -- like my daughter, the brave mermaid in the vast and mysterious Atlantic Ocean.

Why Does Heritage Become Hostage?

American Anthropological Association | Posted 05.04.2015 | Arts
American Anthropological Association

Although shocking, such destruction has become routine. Iraq's cultural heritage, along with the country's suffering citizens, has been a constant victim in its tragic war.

Tweet To A Plant: Experiment Tests Plants' Response To Talking

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.08.2013 | Green

Do plants really grow stronger and healthier when spoken to? That's just what a new social experiment from advertising agency Carmichael Lynch and ...

5 Things To Do In Denver This Week

Posted 09.17.2012 | Denver

What's got '80s star power, beauty, flavor, huge glasses and stays silent? Your list of things to do in Denver, of course! Stop by the Denver A...

Ancient Roman Comes Back To Life, Tweets About Pompeii

Posted 08.27.2012 | Denver

Over the weekend, an ancient Roman came to life on Twitter to recount the final hours of the city of Pompeii before Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried ...

Snowmass Dig Ends, Revealed 4,826 Bones

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.06.2011 | Denver

The largest fossil excavation project just wrapped up at the now infamous Ziegler Reservoir near Snowmass Village. The excavation quickly unearthed a ...

Mastodon Project To Air On PBS As National Geographic-NOVA Special

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 01.17.2012 | Denver

The National Geographic Society plans to feature the Snowmass Ice Age-finds on PBS as part of a NOVA special airing on PBS next year. A crew of mo...

UPDATE: Snowmass Is A Fossil Goldmine, 4,000+ Unearthed

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 07.18.2011 | Denver

Snomass has quickly turned into a fossil goldmine. The two-inch tooth of an ice age camel (aka the Camelops) was the most recent ancient discovery ...

Only 10% Read Contract Before Signing; Remainder Aren't Smarter Than a 7th Grader

Jim Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jim Thomas

Folks who sign before fully understanding, or sometimes even reading, a legal document never cease to amaze and keep armies of trial lawyers in business