History/Science/Archeology News Round Up

* “George Washington University Professor’s Research on Ancient Ballgame Reveals More about Early Mesoamerican Society:” http://www.gwu.edu/explore/mediaroom/newsreleases/georgewashingtonuniversityprofessorsresearchonancientballgamerevealsmoreaboutearlymesoamericansociety

* “Otago researchers delve into enigmatic burial rituals:” http://phys.org/news/2012-05-otago-delve-enigmatic-burial-rituals.html

* “Effigy of ‘Lost Prince’ Henry Stuart to go on show at National Portrait Gallery:” http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2012/may/08/effigy-lost-prince-henry-stuart

* Cromwell’s Cosmetics: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/history/9248773/Oliver-Cromwell-the-metrosexual-how-the-Lord-Protector-became-the-skin-protector.html

* More on that family the Inquisition murdered: http://www.jpost.com/JewishWorld/JewishFeatures/Article.aspx?id=269481