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Fraser
2013-Apr-27, 04:10 PM
The site of Stonehenge — that mysterious collection of British rocks that could have served as a calendar using the stars — was also a graveyard for the elite, according to new research. A British group led by the University College London looked at 63 bodies surrounding the historical site. They determined these people were [...]

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Perikles
2013-Apr-27, 04:18 PM
I had to think about that one. I know English villages can be quiet places, but


According to media reports, a team from the United Kingdom’s Open University spotted evidence of human activity about a mile from Stonehenge, in nearby Amesbury.

That might have been more carefully expressed.

KaiYeves
2013-Apr-28, 12:19 AM
I feel obligated to link to this (http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/04/opinion/04brenner.html?_r=0) satirical New York Times editorial from 2008 prompted by a similar discovery. (Note: Not really political, it's a satire of architectural design by committee.)