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Combat the pain of sitting at a desk all. day. long. with simple hip-opening stretches

How many of you have been here before? You manage to squeeze in that 6 a.m. pre-work fitness class (major props BTW) and you’re feeling great and …

When Did Aboriginal People First Arrive In Australia?

Image: iStock<p>Many Aboriginal Australians would say with conviction that they have always been here. Their ancestors and traditional learnings tell …

Video of Drifting Land Masses Predicts Return to Pangea-Like Supercontinent

And with it, "a largely quiet sea."<p>When you think of continents, you probably think of the seven you learn about in school. If you’re up to date on …

Empire Podcast Star Wars Special with Mark Hamill and Rian Johnson Interview

The long wait is over — <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> has finally arrived on DVD, Blu-Ray and Digital in the UK today. To celebrate we’ve got an extra …

11,000 years ago, our ancestors survived abrupt climate change

<b>(CNN) —</b> Imagine if, instead of heat this summer, we were faced with a sudden, dramatic cold front that lasted the next 100 years. That is what our hunter-gatherer ancestors lived through 11,000 years ago.<p>Findings from a Middle Stone Age site named Star Carr in North Yorkshire, England, show that …

Anthropology

Untouched for 3,600 years, ‘royal’ tomb may change what we know about Canaanites

A 3,600-year-old undisturbed Canaanite burial chamber fit for a king has been unsealed at Tel Megiddo.<p>Revealing opulent burial goods, the chamber …

Carrie Fisher razzes The Last Jedi's Rian Johnson in documentary clip

The filming of <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> not only resulted in one of the more controversial entries in the franchise, but also in a candid, open …

Star Wars

Star Wars: Rian Johnson Reveals the Origins of Rey's Mirror Scene in 'The Last Jedi'

One of the most interesting and visually jarring scenes in <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is when Rey, after being sucked into the dark cave on Ahch-To, …

Prometheus Bound

The Greek dramatist Aeschylus (c. 525 - c. 456 BCE) is considered one of the greatest tragic playwrights of his generation. He is often referred to …

Even in 16 Bits, the Throne Room Scene From The Last Jedi Still Rules

I don’t think I’ll ever forget the first time I saw the throne room scene in <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>. It’s expertly crafted to mess with …

Vikings

The Vikings were diverse Scandinavian seafarers from Norway, Sweden, and Denmark whose raids and subsequent settlements significantly impacted the …

North Atlantic

300 years before the fall of Rome, the empire survived 50 years of chaos

<i>With more than 5.5 million articles, Wikipedia is an invaluable resource, whether you’re throwing a term paper together at the last minute, or you</i> …

What does twice removed mean?

Compiling your family tree is all the rage at the moment, and you can even get a DNA test sent to your house to work out where you’re descended …

Ancient supercontinent mysteries revealed after 1.7 billion-year-old chunk of Canada found stuck to Australia

A chunk of what is now Canada broke away from the rest of North America and collided with Australia around 1.7 billion years ago, according to a new …

Earth Science

Medieval Text Resolves Mystery of Viking-Irish Battle

The famous Irish king, Brian Boru, is widely credited with defeating the Vikings at the Battle of Clontarf more than 1,000 years ago. But not …

Stitches in Time: A History of the Bayeux Tapestry

Little is known about the origins of the Bayeux Tapestry, or its journey from Norman propaganda to a world-famous tourist attraction. Yet those …

Ancient History

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My Grandmother Was Italian. Why Aren't My Genes Italian?

Maybe you got one of those find-your-ancestry kits over the holidays. You've sent off your awkwardly-collected saliva sample, and you're awaiting your results. If your experience is anything like that of me and my mom, you may find surprises — not the dramatic "switched at birth" kind, but results …

Asia

This Olympian's Star Wars Routine Will Make You Say "That's One Hell of a Figure Skater!"

Most people see the Olympics as a chance to support athletes from their home country in their collective endeavor to become the world's greatest — but you'll be tempted to switch things up and root for Chinese figure skater Jin Boyang after watching this! The 20-year-old, who will be competing for …

Star Wars

1,000 years ago, Illinois had the largest city in what would become the U.S.

A thousand years ago Illinois was home to the largest and most influential city in what would become the United States, rivaling the size of European …

Neolithic Ritual Cave Site Discovered in Ireland

COUNTY MAYO, IRELAND—<i>The Journal</i> reports that human remains discovered on Ben Gorm Mountain in 2016 have been dated to as early as 3600 B.C. Upon …

Rian Johnson pokes Last Jedi haters with a sharp obscure reference

The sacred Jedi texts!<p>It’s not news anymore that there’s a vocal minority of folks who think that <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> took some liberties with Star Wars canon — and some others who have even more ridiculous problems with the blockbuster.<p>Director Rian Johnson continued a streak of getting a …

Star Wars

What’s the real history behind ‘Britannia’?

It’s AD 43 and the Romans are coming. With the advertising tagline “No one wants to be civilised", Sky Atlantic’s new sword and sandals TV series …

Ancient History

Joseph Gordon-Levitt breaks down the 'two big risks' of The Last Jedi

Joseph Gordon-Levitt has finally gotten around to seeing <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> -- and, like most of us, he had some thoughts about it. Via his …

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Writes Essay Passionately Defending Luke Skywalker’s Controversial ‘The Last Jedi’ Arc

"A flawed main character is one of the main distinctions between a story with substance and a gratuitous spectacle," Gordon-Levitt writes.<p>Joseph …

After nearly a millennium, the Bayeux Tapestry will cross the Channel and be in Britain's hands

The work depicts the Norman invasion of 1066.<p>The Bayeux Tapestry is set to come to British shores for the first time in its 950-year history in what …

The Expanded Universe Story That Led to Lucasfilm Re-Writing Star Wars Canon

The acquisition of Lucasfilm by Disney in 2012 eventually brought with it a huge change for <i>Star Wars</i> fans: The dissolution of the Expanded Universe, …

Star Wars: The Last Jedi – 10 Revelations From Director Rian Johnson

<i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> has been spurring conversation and debate ever since it came out. We sat down with writer/director Rian Johnson for the …