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The Irish Were Way Ahead of the Soda Water Trend

Soda water is a popular beverage now, but it was once considered a cure, among other things.
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LEICESTER UNIVERSITY COMFIRM THE SKELETAL REMAINS FOUND AT THE GREY FRIARS DIG ARE THAT OF RICHARD III

How Forensic Techniques Aid Archaeology

Scientific methods such as the DNA testing are associated with forensic science, but they are just as useful for archaeology as for criminology.
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The Genealogy Factor: Graveyards & Gravestones

This is the first in a series of columns by Genealogy Roadshow host Josh Taylor about doing genealogical research on JSTOR.

Privies: Vaults of the Past

Privies were the standard urban and rural toilet right into the 20th century in the U.S.

Reading the Landscape

For the past two months, I have been on a researching road trip through the West and Southwest—Colorado, ...