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3D Scanning is a Mammoth Responsibility: Or, What Happens in Vegas Definitely Does not Need to Say in Vegas

by Bernard K. Means Two weeks ago at the time I began writing this, I was sitting in a hotel room at the California Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. I wasn’t in Vegas to gamble or see shows or even attend an anthropology convention (as was true the last time I was in Vegas). … Continue reading

Slavery and the African American Experience in Virginia from 1619–1861

by Bernard K. Means Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Day in the U.S.–a federal holiday designed to acknowledge the legacy of the slain civil rights leader. It is the last MLK day of the nation’s first African American president, and it is also a day when noted civil rights leader John Lewis is … Continue reading

Muskrat Love (Ice Age Style), Giant Ground Sloths, a Giant Beaver, and a Mastodon Humerus

by Bernard K. Means With the dawn of the New Year, I spent much of the first week of 2017 3D scanning and printing the remains of the end of another era, the last Ice Age. I left early on the morning of January 2 to travel from my home in Fredericksburg, Virginia to the … Continue reading