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Women's Role In The European Agricultural Revolution Revealed

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 4:13am

Studies of ancient bones show that women's physical labor was crucial to driving the agricultural revolution in Europe. These women's upper bodies were stronger than that of elite athletes today.

Hermeto Pascoal's Music Reaches Far Into The Stratosphere

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 4:10am

Pascoal, 81, occupies a special place in Brazilian music. Though he began to make his name in post-bossa nova Rio de Janiero, Pascoal's taken his music way past that — deep into the Amazon and beyond.

(Image credit: Gabriel Quintão/Courtesy of the artist)

The Tempest At Galveston: 'We Knew There Was A Storm Coming, But We Had No Idea'

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 4:08am

The Great Galveston Storm of 1900 destroyed two-thirds of the Texas city and heavily damaged surviving structures. It remains the most deadly natural disaster and worst hurricane in U.S. history.

(Image credit: Library of Congress)

The Tree That Rocked The Music Industry

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 4:05am

This year, new international regulations on rosewood have reverberated through the music industry, costing tens of millions in lost sales and extra administrative costs.

(Image credit: Meg Anderson/NPR)

'Chaos' Is At The Heart Of The Trump Camp's Defense. But It Can Cut Both Ways

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 4:00am

Campaign aides and administration officials have said the 2016 campaign was so frantic things happened almost too fast to consider. Does that strengthen their case in the Russia investigations?

(Image credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)




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