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The volcanoes would have created fertile soil and plenty of obsidian rock to craft into tools.Eastern Africa’s oldest human fossils are more ancient than we realized|Kate Baggaley|January 12, 2022|Popular-Science
Del Toro’s Nightmare Alley, set in the waning days of the Depression, is neither a remake nor a strict adaptation, but rather a melding of both, its own sleek, obsidian creature.Bradley Cooper Terrifies in the Dark, Doomed Nightmare Alley|Stephanie Zacharek|December 17, 2021|Time
Romero Villanueva adds that the ancients might have been in search of obsidian.What’s in a packrat’s petrified pee? Just a few thousand years of secrets.|Rachel Feltman|August 12, 2021|Popular-Science
Among them are bow and arrow technology, specialized tool forms, the long-distance transport of objects such as marine shells and obsidian, personal ornamentation, the use of pigments, water storage, and art.How new discoveries in west Africa could rewrite pre-history|Eleanor Scerri|April 17, 2021|Quartz
Based on previous discoveries of items made of obsidian, seashells and other exotic materials at council circles, these structures must have hosted rituals of some kind, says archaeologist Susan Vehik of the University of Oklahoma in Norman.Drones find signs of a Native American ‘Great Settlement’ beneath a Kansas pasture|Bruce Bower|September 10, 2020|Science News
“I think the main reason is the availability of information and community groups that the Internet provides,” said Obsidian.The Next Big Environmental Fight: Tampons?|Keli Goff|May 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dragonglass: The name accorded to volcanic glass or obsidian.‘Game of Thrones’ Season 3 for Dummies|Jace Lacob|March 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Around, the floor was composed of solid dark green obsidian, as hard and transparent and sharp as bottle-glass.The White Man's Foot|Grant Allen
Agates, cornelians, obsidian, are also among the products of this nature.Mexico|Charles Reginald Enock
The creation legend of the Cakchiquels of Guatemala makes much of a mysterious, primeval and animated obsidian stone.
In the Melanesian myth, dawn is cut out of the body of night by Qat, armed with a knife of red obsidian.
There was obsidian, evidently brought from a distance—de Morgan thinks from Armenia, a thousand miles away.The New Stone Age in Northern Europe|John M. Tyler