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No 'lost tribes' or aliens: what ancient DNA reveals about American prehistory

Genetics research has transformed our understanding of human history, particularly in the Americas. The focus of the majority of high profile ancient DNA papers in recent years has been on addressing early events in the initial peopling of the Americas. This research has provided details of this …

The Indian dogs that are dying out because everyone wants a Labrador

It’s easy to identify what a German Shepherd, Labrador, and Saint Bernard have in common: they’re furry, adorable canine companions with massive fan bases all over the world. But what about the Chippiparai, Jonangi, and Kombai?<p>Even ardent animal lovers might stumble a bit here, but these too are …

Veggie secrets of actual Paleo diet revealed

A tiny grape seed discarded some 780,000 years ago is one of more than 9,000 remains of edible plants recently discovered in a Stone Age site in …

The World's Rarest And Most Ancient Dog Has Been Re-Discovered in The Wild

The first sighting in more than half a century.<p>After decades of fearing that the New Guinea highland wild dog had gone extinct in its native habitat, …

New Guinea

Japanese Artist Spends 3+ Years Drawing Massive, Incredibly Detailed Tsunami

Three years, three months, and 12 days later, Manabu Ikeda's 'Rebirth,' is nothing short of epic.<p>Standing 10 feet tall and 13 feet wide, a great wave crashes into an ornate cherry blossom tree rendered in exquisite pen-and-ink lines in Japanese artist Manabu Ikeda's latest epic drawing, <i>Rebirth</i>. …

I transformed my Jeep into a moving house to travel Africa for 2 years — here's what it was like to build

A few years ago I drove a Jeep from Alaska to Argentina. I learned a lot on that trip about where I want to go and what kind of vehicle I want to live in.<p>After years of saving and planning, I bought a 2007 four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon to turn into a house on wheels to drive around …

Hardtop

The Forgotten Material That Changed the World

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

The week in wildlife – in pictures

Mountain goats, beavers and whooping cranes are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

How Nature Benefits Your Mental Health

Recently, scientists have been working out whether grass and trees could be used to treat depression and anxiety.<p>Have you ever come home from a day in the countryside and felt... better? Mood altered, anxiety soothed, mind hushed? It seems obvious that getting out of the clanging grind of the city …

How LSD Makes Your Brain One With The Universe

Some users of LSD say one of the most profound parts of the experience is a deep oneness with the universe. The hallucinogenic drug might be causing this by blurring boundaries in the brain, too.<p>The sensation that the boundaries between yourself and the world around you are erasing correlates to …

Consciousness

Earth - Why there might be many more universes besides our own

Is our Universe one of many?<p>The idea of parallel universes, once consigned to science fiction, is now becoming respectable among scientists – at least, among physicists, who have a tendency to push ideas to the limits of what is conceivable.<p>In fact there are almost too many other potential …

Dark Matter

Editor's Picks: 7 Inspiring Small Spaces

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's November 2015 issue.<p>Why is the idea of downsizing such a common daydream? Perhaps we equate paring down belongings and reducing domestic square footage with having a simpler, happier life. After all, being unencumbered by the unnecessary …

America's Stonehenge: New Hampshire rocks history or hoax?

SALEM, N.H. (AP) — Using the astronomical chart on a table in the covered tower, visitors aim their gaze along worn arrows to huge, upright stones …

Man Struck By Lightning Bolt Acquires Superhuman Powers [Video]

Footage showing the moment that an Australian photographer, Brian Skinner, claims he acquired superhuman powers after being struck by a lightning …

Man drowns after wave sweeps him off Michigan City lighthouse pier

A northern Indiana man who was planning to get married next month drowned in Lake Michigan after a large wave swept him off the Michigan City lighthouse pier.<p>Earl Helmuth, 24, of Nappanee, Ind., fell into the lake about 6:30 p.m. Saturday as he was taking photographs with his fiancee and two other …

Fatal floods expose delicate balance in polygamous towns

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The secluded polygamous towns tucked between stunning red-rock cliffs have survived for more than 100 years, despite Utah and …

Native American Boy Pulled From Class Over Mohawk Hairstyle

"To ostracize him like that -- that's stuff from the '50s."<p>A young Native American student in Utah is back in class after school staff sent him to the office claiming his Mohawk hairstyle violated school policy.<p>“They wanted Kobe to come home until we cut his hair,” Gary Sanden, the father of …

Native Americans

Articles about modern prefab cabins california state parks on Dwell.com - Dwell

Students dream up modular structures for camping around California parklands.<p>A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...<p>A small prefab cabin in Norway is offering an alternative view on the concept of …

Articles about texas couple builds their cast place concrete dream home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Finding inspiration in the work of Tadao Ando, a Houston couple designs the concrete house of their dreams.<p>Long before a 3,500-square-foot home stood on this secluded 12-acre site, this land was just a favorite campsite for two New...<p>A pair of empty nesters call on their architect daughter to …

Ho Chi Minh City

Articles about 5 impossibly idyllic cabins on Dwell.com - Dwell

Set in a beautiful stretch of fjord country about 250 miles northwest of Oslo, the Juvet Landscape Hotel is the kind of place you...<p>These modern retreats lend themselves to the Japanese practice of shinrin-yoku, or forest therapy.<p>Aldo Cibic, Yves Behar, Kelly Wearstler, Marcel Wanders, and Johanna …