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Human Ancestors May Have Used Tools Half-Million Years Earlier Than Thought

Fossil hand bones show evidence of tool use more than three million years ago.<p>Who swung the first hammer stone? Early human ancestors may have hefted tools more than three million years ago, ancient hand bones suggest. That’s roughly half a million years earlier than the oldest stone tools yet …

Anthropology

Run Faster, Get Firmer: The 15-Minute Runner Workout

Exercise 1 Plyometric Jump Squat<p>Stand with your feet slightly wider than hip width and extend your arms in front of you at shoulder height; sit back and bend your knees until your thighs are at least parallel to the floor <b>(A)</b>. Press through your heels as you push and jump into the air <b>(B)</b>. Land …

Jolie in Iraq, says more needed for Iraq and Syria refugees

DOHUK, Iraq (AP) — Actress Angelina Jolie, the special envoy for the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, appealed Sunday for urgent funding to …

Middle East

South Africa shaken by anti-immigrant riots

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African authorities have re-established order — for now — in Soweto and other Johannesburg townships, after a week of …

South Africa

How to “trick” people into caring about nature

M. Sanjayan talks to Salon about why conservation is in our own self-interest<p>The first reason to watch the premiere episode of "Earth: A New Wild," the new nature documentary hosted by M. Sanjayan, is the baby pandas. Fourteen baby pandas, to be exact, which Sanjayan, a conservation scientist with …

McCain: Netanyahu should 'speak to the American people'

Sen. John McCain said on Sunday the U.S. relationship with Israel has deteriorated and that ongoing talks with Iran over its development of nuclear weapons are not helping to ease built-up tensions.<p>“They are convinced that these negotiations with Iran will lead to Iranian acquisition of a nuclear …

Middle East

Training, Tanning, and Branding With The Bikini Bodybuilding Stars Of Instagram

Twenty-six-year-old Ashley Kaltwasser is the reigning world champion of a polarizing new bodybuilding competition that raises questions about attainable female body image while cultivating a massive following on social media. But the LeBron James of #BikiniCompetitor culture doesn't have the …

Fitness