A monumental error: The misdating of a stone circle by roughly 4,000 years

Ever made a big mistake with an assignment or had a bad day at work?  Read on… Scotland is littered with ancient historical monuments, cairns, and stone circles dating back to the Bronze Age and perhaps even earlier.  These structures, often featuring standing stones or remains of passage graves or cairns, have become part of […]


Should the David Hume Tower be levelled?

Content warning: description of historic racist views  David Hume. You may have heard of him. Apparently, he has a tower somewhere on campus — a couple lecture theatres too. Deservedly so, so decree the academics. Hume is considered one of, if not the most influential British philosopher of the Enlightenment, positing theories of empirical excitement […]