My publisher Irontwine Press put up a great little video showing how one makes a highly effective and powerful weapon using stuff found in the woods. Watch to the end to get a sense of the great power of these weapons.
See this article about the new ability to extract human DNA from the earth! That’s right, it may be that human DNA from sweat, or blood, etc that falls onto or becomes mixed with minerals in the soil can be retrieved…..
This is an excellent summary, now four years old, of some of the disputes and issues concerning the so-called Clovis Theory of human arrivals into North and South America. It is worth reading.
Check out this article about some findings confirming ancient legends and the importance of ice age refuges:
My tale, Strong Heart, offers a different theory for the origin of modern humans. When I did the research, 4-5 years ago, I thought, the Good Lord has a wicked sense of humor and I bet that shortly after my tale was published evidence would appear supporting what I imagined…..Well, here we are, just five months after publication, and this article just appeared in Smithsonian Magazine arguing that humans were in western North America 130,000 years ago. I know there will be gnashing of teeth, careers in flames, accusations of fraud, the full gamut of reaction, but…..it seems we are in an era where all the old paradigms are breaking aprt….