February 16, 2011

And now . . . this - Feb. 16/11

Some more of that brilliant science the Brits seem to excel at:

Ancient Britons were not averse to using human skulls as drinking cups, skeletal remains unearthed in southwest England suggest.

The braincases from three individuals were fashioned in such a meticulous way that their use as bowls to hold liquid seems the only reasonable explanation.

The 14,700-year-old objects were discovered in Gough's Cave, Somerset.

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"Say, Wulfstan, that's a pretty good head you've got on your beer."