AS: Vikings on Uist!

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Today, my top three headlines from an insight into Viking life to Lawrence the Cathedral licker via Mexico:

1) Bornais finds shed light on Iron Age and Viking life:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-19283604

2) Google extended Street View, starts mapping Ancient Mexican Ruins:

http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/17/13340711-google-maps-ancient-me…

3) Top five tastiest Cathedrals: confessions of a Cathedral licker:

http://www.threadsuk.com/top-five-tastiest-cathedrals/

Children try their hand at archaeology at South Jersey Museum of American History:

http://www.nj.com/gloucester-county/index.ssf/2012/08/students_try_their_hand…

Working with the Pendle Witches:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lancashire-17742852

Amazing Tattoos covered ancient Siberian princess:

http://www.news.com.au/news/amazing-tattoos-covered-ancient-siberian-princess…

Archaeologists dig for a colonial-era black school:

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-black-school-20120819,0,…

Dedicating a lifetime to ancient site of Aslantepe:

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/dedicating-a-lifetime-to-ancient-site-of-asl…

Minister Günay has one more surprise of artefact:

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/minister-gunay-has-one-more-surprise-of-arti…

Fresh paint for record-breaking steam locomotive:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-york-north-yorkshire-19306240

One year after wildfire, Archaeologists unearth Indian Artifacts:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/48708367/#.UDHsi6llRX-

 

 

 

 

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Archaeology excavation vikings “iron age” scotland uist farm “green marble” greece google “street view” Teotihuacán new Lawrence Cathedral licker “five tastiest” “pendle witches” Siberia ukok tattoo Aslantepe

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