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Archaeology Q&A: gender, race and school outing in South African sociology Archaeology Q&A: gender, race and school outing in South African sociology

Archaeology Q&A: gender, race and school outing in South African sociology

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Nomawethu Hlazo’s experiences with race and gender have shaped her perceptions of archaeology.Credit: Robyn Walker In August, archaeologist Nomawethu Hlazo participated in field trip to support female scientists, particularly women of colour, who do fieldwork for the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa. “Harassment and inappropriate conduct are a reality in the field.…

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Archaeology Q&A: gender, race and school trip in South African sociology Archaeology Q&A: gender, race and school trip in South African sociology

Archaeology Q&A: gender, race and school trip in South African sociology

By 9 months ago

Nomawethu Hlazo’s experiences with race and gender have shaped her perceptions of archaeology.Credit: Robyn Walker In August, archaeologist Nomawethu Hlazo participated in field trip to support female scientists, particularly women of colour, who do fieldwork for the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa. “Harassment and inappropriate conduct are a reality in the field.…

Archaeology Infants in Prehistoric Europe Drank Animal Milk From Ceramic ‘Sippy Cups’ Archaeology Infants in Prehistoric Europe Drank Animal Milk From Ceramic ‘Sippy Cups’

Archaeology Infants in Prehistoric Europe Drank Animal Milk From Ceramic ‘Sippy Cups’

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A chemical analysis of pottery feeding vessels from the Bronze and Iron Ages suggests prehistoric European babies and toddlers had diets supplemented with, and possibly replaced by, animal milk, in what’s potentially the earliest archaeological evidence of infant weaning.New research published today in Nature is offering unprecedented insights into European Bronze Age and Iron Age…

Archaeology Somerset human remains ‘as old as Cheddar Man’ Archaeology Somerset human remains ‘as old as Cheddar Man’

Archaeology Somerset human remains ‘as old as Cheddar Man’

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Image copyright South West Heritage Trust Image caption The human remains were found to be as old as Britain’s oldest complete skeleton, the Cheddar Man Two boxes of human remains rediscovered after 55 years have been found to be as old as the Cheddar Man – Britain’s oldest complete skeleton.The bones were discovered in a…

Financial Markets We Asked Hundreds of Millennial Investors Which FAANG Stock They’d Own If They Could Pick Only One, and Virtually None Said Facebook or Netflix Financial Markets We Asked Hundreds of Millennial Investors Which FAANG Stock They’d Own If They Could Pick Only One, and Virtually None Said Facebook or Netflix

Financial Markets We Asked Hundreds of Millennial Investors Which FAANG Stock They’d Own If They Could Pick Only One, and Virtually None Said Facebook or Netflix

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Reuters / Mario Anzuoni Markets Insider asked hundreds of millennial investors which FAANG stock — Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google/Alphabet — they’d own if they could pick only one. While Amazon was the resounding top choice, Facebook and Netflix found themselves mostly unloved by millennials. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Markets Insider…

Financial Markets Dutch neobank Bunq has broadened to all countries within the EU Financial Markets Dutch neobank Bunq has broadened to all countries within the EU

Financial Markets Dutch neobank Bunq has broadened to all countries within the EU

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This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Fintech Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. To check to see if you already have access to Business Insider Intelligence through your company, click here.Digital banking startup Bunq has launched in 22 additional markets including Norway, Iceland, and the UK, according to TechCrunch, making it available in all European…

Financial Markets The Fed pumps another $75 billion into financial markets, continuing capital-injection plan Financial Markets The Fed pumps another $75 billion into financial markets, continuing capital-injection plan

Financial Markets The Fed pumps another $75 billion into financial markets, continuing capital-injection plan

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Reuters / Chris Wattie The Federal Reserve on Wednesday sold another $75 billion in market repurchase agreements, or repos, in a continued effort to calm money markets and bring interest rates within its intended range. The round was oversubscribed, as banks requested nearly $92 billion in overnight repos, signaling strong demand for the asset. The…

Financial Markets The Fed pumps another $105 billion into markets, continuing its streak of capital injections Financial Markets The Fed pumps another $105 billion into markets, continuing its streak of capital injections

Financial Markets The Fed pumps another $105 billion into markets, continuing its streak of capital injections

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AP Photo/Seth Wenig The Federal Reserve on Tuesday sold $105 billion in market repurchase agreements, or repos, in a continued effort to calm money markets and bring interest rates within its intended range. The bank offered $75 billion in repos expiring overnight and $30 billion in repos expiring in 14 days. Banks bid for more…

Financial Markets Choices traders are currently attempting to game the 2020 election– and it’s occurring far earlier than in previous cycles Financial Markets Choices traders are currently attempting to game the 2020 election– and it’s occurring far earlier than in previous cycles

Financial Markets Choices traders are currently attempting to game the 2020 election– and it’s occurring far earlier than in previous cycles

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Associated Press Options traders are already betting that the 2020 US presidential election will roil markets. They expect volatility to arrive earlier than in previous election cycles. Contracts wagering on volatility in 2020 are starting to shift toward a bearish sentiment as traders anticipate the market to drop ahead of the election, according to The…

Financial Markets The White Home is supposedly thinking about limitations to United States investment in China, consisting of delisting Chinese firms from major exchanges Financial Markets The White Home is supposedly thinking about limitations to United States investment in China, consisting of delisting Chinese firms from major exchanges

Financial Markets The White Home is supposedly thinking about limitations to United States investment in China, consisting of delisting Chinese firms from major exchanges

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REUTERS/Jon Woo The Trump administration is considering limits to US investors’ flows into China, Bloomberg reported Friday. The White House is weighting several options, including delisting Chinese companies from US stock exchanges and restricting Americans’ vulnerability to Chinese firms through pension funds. It’s not yet certain how the government would roll out any of the…

Financial Markets UK fintech unicorn Revolut is working with 3,500 staff as part of a worldwide push with Visa Financial Markets UK fintech unicorn Revolut is working with 3,500 staff as part of a worldwide push with Visa

Financial Markets UK fintech unicorn Revolut is working with 3,500 staff as part of a worldwide push with Visa

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British-based digital banking app Revolut is set to hire around 3500 staff as it expands into 24 new markets thanks to a new global deal with payments giant Visa.Revolut has grown at breakneck pace since its launch in July 2015 and now boasts more than 8 million customers.Revolut will then launch in other Latin American…

Snapchat may include a devoted news tab Snapchat may include a devoted news tab

Snapchat may include a devoted news tab

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Snap has declined to comment.The company hasn’t been shy about wanting to revamp Discover. Even chief exec Evan Spiegel told investors in a recent earnings call that the current approach is like going into a “supermarket without the aisles labeled.” You may see serious news from outlets like the Washington Post sitting next to fluffy…

Are ‘Closet Accounts’ the Future of Style Journalism? Are ‘Closet Accounts’ the Future of Style Journalism?

Are ‘Closet Accounts’ the Future of Style Journalism?

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Teenagers are racing each other to break celebrity style news on Instagram. Adults in the industry are in awe.ImageA screenshot from a post on @lorengrayoutfits, an Instagram closet account dedicated to the 17-year-old singer and beauty influencer Loren Gray.Loren Gray is a 17-year-old singer and beauty influencer. Her YouTube channel has 3.6 million subscribers. (On…

Carl Ruiz, celebrity chef, passes away Carl Ruiz, celebrity chef, passes away

Carl Ruiz, celebrity chef, passes away

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(CNN)Celebrity chef Carl Ruiz, the owner of La Cubana restaurant who made frequent appearances on The Food Network, has died, the New York restaurant said. He was 44. “On behalf of the La Cubana family, with heavy hearts, we are deeply saddened to share the…

Carl Ruiz, Food Network star and restaurant owner, dead at 44 – 10TV Carl Ruiz, Food Network star and restaurant owner, dead at 44 – 10TV

Carl Ruiz, Food Network star and restaurant owner, dead at 44 – 10TV

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Food Network star and restaurant owner Carl Ruiz has died, his friends and colleagues confirmed. He was 44. La Cubana, Ruiz’s restaurant, confirmed his death on its Instagram page. While the restaurant’s post said Ruiz died suddenly, a cause of death was not immediately available. On behalf of the La Cubana family, with heavy hearts,…

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