Pastures New? Keep off the Grass!

Legendary Quarterback Joe Namath when asked whether he preferred grass or Astro-turf, replied, “Dunno, I’ve never smoked Astro-turf.” Most Tekkies probably prefer grass – of the pasture kind I hasten to add – but there’s considerable confusion over the issue.

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Knowledge loss…by neglect

I recently stumbled across a bizarre idea; one sermonised by archaeology’s evangelical wing that comes with just a whiff of burning martyr : –

“…it is better to leave objects and other evidence in the ground where it has been lying safely for hundreds or thousands of years. Here it remains safe for future generations to investigate with better techniques and with better-informed questions to ask.” Continue reading