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Earth - The people who ate each other

About 15,000 years ago in Gough's Cave, near Bristol in the UK, a group of people ate parts of each other.<p>They de-fleshed and disarticulated the bones, then chewed and crushed them. They may also have cracked the bones to extract the marrow inside.<p>It was not only adults that showed signs of being …

Out of this world: why the most important art today is made in space

Forget the Turner prize. This is art that reflects the true grandeur of the universe – it is the Sistine Chapel of the scientific age<p>It’s all about scale. A black dot is moving across the face of a blazing giant. The shadow of the planet looks tiny, compared with the vast flaming orb of the sun …

What Species Would Become Dominant On Earth If Humans Died Out?

In a post-apocalyptic future, what might happen to life if humans left the scene? After all, humans are very likely to disappear long before the sun …

‘Burps of Death’ in the Bermuda Triangle?

03/15/2016 · by carylsue · in Classroom Ideas, Current Event Connection, Geography In the News, Main. ·<p><b>SCIENCE</b><p>Researchers say methane bubbling to the surface of the ocean could explain the sudden loss of ships in the western North Atlantic. (Guardian)<p>Use today’s MapMaker Interactive map to find the …

What Can The Evolution Of Our Sleep Habits Teach Us?

When Amy Osborne started experiencing insomnia last August, it wasn't due to anything drastic. She recalls a heat wave in the Boston area where she lives, a bit more stress at work, and her schedule being thrown off for a few consecutive days. But the combination was enough to trigger a pattern: …