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The Paleo Diet May Need a Rewrite, Ancient Humans Feasted on a Wide Variety of Plants | Smart News | Smithsonian
Archeological dig in Israel finds paleo humans ate a large variety of fruit, nuts, grains, and meat
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10 days ago by csrollyson
Will Hunt, "Of Cesspits and Sewers"
"As it turns out, archives all over Europe hold documents that reveal long-ignored systems of public health and hygiene. In cities throughout the Netherlands, going back as far as the thirteenth century, so-called mud officials patrolled the streets, doling out fines to citizens who disposed of their waste inappropriately. Other cities benefited from the services of “waste citizens,” who were enlisted to clean specific places in the city in exchange for citizenship."

"The Dutch Golden Age, then, not the medieval era, was when Leiden transformed into the foul city of Victorian imagination."

"Van Oosten—along with Coomans and other colleagues—now participates in a multidisciplinary research initiative called Premodern Healthscaping. The project aims to reveal the sophistication of public health and sanitation in late medieval cities."
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20 days ago by briansholis
Nine people came together at CERN for five days and made something amazing. I still can’t quite believe it.
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