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Egyptian Duck Hunting: A Real Fling
April 12, 2017 · 1 Comment

  This limestone architectural element from the Egyptian New Kingdom (16th-11th centuries BCE) depicts two Egyptian men, Qar and Idu, hunting ducks with boomerangs. Most people think of Australia when they think of boomerangs, but “throwing sticks” have been used all over the world throughout human history, mainly by hunter gatherers. What ancient Egyptians like […]

Start a new holiday tradition throwing ornaments! All about boomerangs, with recent expert Carolyn Sumners
December 5, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s note: This blog is one of a series of travelogues by HMNS VP of Astronomy Carolyn Sumners, sent from the two-week solar eclipse viewing trip she led to Australia. Australian Boomerangs When in Australia, it’s important to master throwing a boomerang, or at least give it an honest try. Everyone on our eclipse tour […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (5.1.08)
May 1, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Be very afraid, bacteria. Be very afraid. photo credit: kaibara87 So here’s what went down since you logged off. Despite the fact that we got a special preview of the amazing rock-hewn church iFest built for this year’s event, and a behind-the-scenes look into the arts director’s creative process, a series of mishaps kept us from […]



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