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Making sense of meteorites

A were-llama? There’s been a couple of interesting posts on the Peru Illness Flap recently. If you haven’t been reading about this, somewhere in the Andes near Lake Titicaca villagers saw a flash of light and heard a bang. They went to investigate and...

Inca Bridges

Inca Bridge. Photo (cc) Rutahsa Adventures. When I wrote the Stonehenge module for the Integrated Sciences course I was reminded of a presentation I’d seen while taking my MPhil, but I couldn’t remember the speaker’s name. It’s John Ochsendorf,...

Creating Myth

This is a slightly re-written version of a short piece I wrote elsewhere. I’m putting it up here because it tackles a timely problem. What do you do when you want to attract tourist dollars, but keep losing out to that big archaeological site down the road? The...