Humanography

By Benji | A study of human movement

This artificial intelligence may start tracking you soon

It’s already 1984 in China.<p>For the last year, the people of Hangzhou, China – a city of more than nine million – have had every moment of their lives tracked.<p>“City Brain,” an artificial intelligence system that interlinks with a city’s infrastructure was installed in October 2016, through a …

Artificial Intelligence

A man falling. For quite some time.

Prehistoric People Avoided Inbreeding 34,000 Years Ago With Mating Network, Researchers Say

Prehistoric humans reportedly recognized the dangers of inbreeding and created networks for mating in order to avoid it, researchers say. The new …

Anthropology

Japanese Man vs 450 Horsepower Fan

People walked slightly different in Medieval times

Before structured shoes became prevalent in the 16th century (and apparently in those places where they never have) people walked with a different …

Medieval

Ballet Rotoscope.

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Study Suggests Neanderthals Enjoyed Long Childhoods

Nasty, brutish and short.<p>Until about the last decade or so, that is how many of us were accustomed to thinking about Neanderthal life.<p>But a lot has changed since then, not least of which is the emergence of smoking gun DNA evidence that Neanderthals are, in fact, family.<p>Now a new study runs counter …

Humanity

Body Juggling Jam

Family of dough twirlers

Boxing your sister too much.

12 YEARS OLD TO MY WEDDING DAY | Photo Every Day

"Swallow Rock" in Brazil sucks people into an underwater cave, and they like it

<i>Pedra Que Engole</i> (“Swallow Rock") is an underground cave in Trindade, Brazil. People jump into it, travel through the water-filled cave for a little …

Male And Female Roles Different In Stone And Bronze Age: Women Spread Culture And Traveled, Men Stayed Home

These days, we often say that people with outdated stereotypes of male and female roles are still living in the “Stone Age.” But a new study has …

Anthropology

Do a barrel roll

Photos From Modern Hippie Rainbow Gatherings Around The World

<i>A Rainbow Gathering is an anarchist, utopian, new age event that brings modern hippies together for a celebration of love and freedom.</i><p>There are no …

Scientists Recorded the Sexual Act in 4-Dimensional Ultrasound and the Results Are Intense.

Scientists always are intrigued to learn more and more about the human body. Will do experiments for everything at least once. Or two. Or three.<p><b>An</b> …

New Experiment Reveals Secret Behind 200,000-Year-Old Neanderthal Glue

Over a hundred thousand years ago, Neanderthals used tar to bind objects together, yet scientists have struggled to understand how these ancient …

Anthropology

Crazy Olympics

Umbrella foot flip

City that stops for one minute every year

David Byrne: The secret appeal of technology is that it takes away the need to talk to people

Writing in <i>MIT Tech Review</i>, Talking Heads frontman David Byrne points out the secret and, in retrospect, obvious driving force behind tech: it reduces …

Emotions

See this beautiful world map created from travellers' journeys

A good map can tell you everything you need to know; now a company has taken thousands of travellers’ itineraries and created a world map of journeys.<p>The map was created by the company TripHappy using 17,000 itineraries in 184 countries. It doesn’t feature any geographic borders and the team behind …