Tag Archives: Lisbon

Portuguese Women’s Skulls Differ North to South


Significant Skull Differences Between Closely Linked Groups ScienceDaily (Apr. 12, 2012) — In order to accurately identify skulls as male or female, forensic anthropologists need to have a good understanding of how the characteristics of male and female skulls differ between … Continue reading

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Urban Art Energizes Lisboa (Lisbon)


Although Lisboa is a beautiful city on seven hills, a suspension bridge, and a view that draws the imagination out into the Atlantic much as it did Henry the Navigator, it is a vibrant city that refuses to settle for … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities: Lisbon and Tunis


My memory of the Portuguese revolution of 25 April, 1974 vis-a-vis the current revolution in Tunisia is stark.  I don’t remember a level of violence close to the bloody scenes of street violence shown in the streets of Tunis.   … Continue reading

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