What was a bronze buckle from East Asia doing in 11th century Alaska?

Archaeologists have discovered a bronze artifact in ancient Eskimo settlement...which is pretty surprising, considering ancient Alaska never actually went through the Bronze Age. This artifact was likely cast long ago in Asia before making its long, mysterious journey Northward. » 11/14/11 4:30pm 11/14/11 4:30pm

Britain's first recession was 2,500 years ago

In its simplest terms, European prehistory can be divided into three parts: the Stone Age, the Bronze Age, and the Iron Age. But there's a mysterious 300 year gap in prehistoric Britain, created by one of humanity's first economic bubbles. » 4/07/11 2:30pm 4/07/11 2:30pm