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  • Barack Obama: America's 'first tourist'

     
    by Mark Silva Our friends and colleagues traveling with President Barack Obama this week have an interesting take on "America's first tourist'' - all eyes as he entered the Great Pyramid, all ears as he joked about how much an...
  • 'The Amazing Race': sour grapes

     
    Here's Bucky on last night's Amazing Race:So, I’m working without a net tonight (on the road, no DVR.) Feel free to comment in with any corrections/additions if I got something wrong or omitted entertaining details.The teams are still in France...

    What Indiana Jones gets wrong (and right) about archaeology

     What Indiana Jones gets wrong (and right) about archaeology
    A few years back, the transcript of an early story meeting between the creators of "Raiders of the Lost Ark" surfaced on the Internet. In it, screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan and director Steven Spielberg sit down with executive producer George Lucas, who...

    Getty mosaic program teaches conservation in conflict zones and beyond

    Getty mosaic program teaches conservation in conflict zones and beyond
    The scene shows a fair woman with red curls being abducted on a chariot by a determined, bearded figure. It's not a movie or TV show but an ancient mosaic that tells the story of the Greek goddess Persephone, kidnapped by Pluto and dragged against her...

    Nap time delights through the ages

    Today's tutorial, funded by a generous grant from the Get Serious! Self-Help Institute ("For people who just can't help themselves") is: How to Take A Nap. The nap is one of the great blessings of civilization. Before civilization, it was hard to take...