Héctor J. Pérez

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Huellas humanas de hace 6 millones de años desconciertan a expertos

Las últimas teorias sobre <b>el origen de la Humanidad</b>afirman que nuestros ancestros se originaron en África, y después se diseminaron por el resto del …

Animated map shows how the world's first written languages spread

The introduction of writing systems changed the world. It allowed humans to physically express thoughts and language, as well as record events for …

What Makes a Blond Blond? Very Little.

From a biological point of view, your skin and hair color is 1/ 3,200,000,000th of your body’s chemistry. That’s it. We humans may think overmuch about our outsides, but on the inside our DNA is thinking, “Who cares?”<p>After all, you and I are built from a long chain of chemicals, half from our moms, …

Spanish archaeologists discover cave art to rival country's best

Paleolithic-era drawings found in Axturra cave are in ‘Champions League’ of cave art sites, team leader says<p>Spanish archaeologists say they have discovered an exceptional set of Paleolithic-era cave drawings that could rank among the best in a country that already boasts some of the world’s most …

Drawing

A Shocking Find in a Neanderthal Cave in France

A rock structure, built deep underground, is one of the earliest hominin constructions ever found.<p>In February 1990, thanks to a 15-year-old boy named Bruno Kowalsczewski, footsteps echoed through the chambers of Bruniquel Cave for the first time in tens of thousands of years.<p>The cave sits in …

Anthropology

Mapping 6,000 Years of Urban Settlements

A new study by researchers at Yale University maps urban centers from 3700 B.C. to 2000 A.D.<p>How did cities emerge? Where were they located? How did they change over the course of human civilization? How did they change their surroundings?<p>The answers to these questions are available, but hard to …

Tres milenios de pop: la canción más antigua del mundo tiene 3.400 años y aún la podemos escuchar

Cuestionado por "música antigua", cualquier adolescente del siglo XXI podría remontarse con facilidad a la década de los sesenta, a la de los …

Siberian Idol is 11,000 Years Old

SVERDLOVSK, RUSSIA—New radiocarbon dates show that a wooden statue discovered in a peat bog in the Ural Mountains in 1894 was made around 11,000 …

Archaeology

Homo naledi: Descubierta una nueva especie humana en Sudáfrica

Madrid. (EFE).- Un equipo internacional de científicos ha descrito por primera vez al <b>Homo naledi</b>, una <b>nueva especie de homínido</b> que tiene rasgos de …

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Travel

La historia cultural de la humanidad en cinco minutos

Barcelona (Redacción). Todos los caminos llevan a Roma, de acuerdo con la reconstrucción visual de la <b>historia de la cultura humana</b> realizada a partir …

Discovery of oldest human DNA in Spanish cave sheds light on evolution

Scientists say DNA strands in thigh bone of 400,000-year-old early human can help build clearer picture of human family tree<p>Researchers have read strands of ancient DNA teased from the thigh bone of an early human who died 400,000 years ago in what is now northern Spain.<p>The genetic material was …

Archaeologists Discover Two Long Lost Ancient Maya Cities in Jungle of Mexico

In an amazing new discovery in the jungles of Mexico, archaeologists have uncovered two ancient Mayan cities, including ruined pyramid temples, …

Teaser For New Irish Mythology Show – Seanchaí

Oracle Pictures and Orion Productions are currently in pre-production for <i>Seanchaí</i>, a new Irish mythology series based on old Celtic stories.<p>Created …

Jim Jarmusch on Only Lovers Left Alive, Tilda Swinton, and Vampire Mythology

You get the sense watching Jim Jarmusch’s <i>Only Lovers Left Alive</i> that if vampires did exist, they’d appreciate Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton’s interpretations of their kind over <i>Twilight</i>’s. Because in Jarmusch’s new drama—the latest in his cool, moody canon about the outliers among us—his …

Horror

Surreal Portrait of Make-Believe Scenes Inspired by Children's Tales, Mythology and Dreams

Through the images conjured by these two artists, you will convincingly be brought into the tantalizing worlds of folklore, myths and legends. …

The Deadliest Femmes Fatales of Ancient Greek Mythology

Ancient Greek mythology is filled with references to strong men who conquered kingdoms, fought for their freedom and did not hesitate to kill. …

The Tears Of An Elephant

Yesterday, there was a strikingly good reported piece in the NYT magazine on the growing evidence that consciousness does not have some kind of …

A Man-Made Eden

Trent Dalton visited the island of Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu, to talk with Steve Quinto, an American businessman who believes the world is “in the …

Remixing A Myth

Kate Bernheimer, editor of the new anthology <i>xo Orpheus: Fifty New Myths,</i> assembles a collection of her favorite retellings of the story of Orpheus. …

Why Does Nearly Every Culture Have a Tradition of a Global Flood?

ACTS & FACTS CREATION Q&A GEOLOGICAL EVIDENCE INDICATES RAPID FORMATION MUCH EVIDENCE EXISTS FOR A WORLDWIDE FLOOD WORLDWIDE CATASTROPHIC EVIDENCE IS …

Secrets of the Maya Otherworld

<b>On the edge of a small cornfield near the ruined Maya city of Chichén Itzá, in the sparse shade of</b> a tropical tree, a voice ricochets wildly up the mouth of a well. <i>“¡Lo vi! ¡Lo vi!”</i> the shout proclaims. “I saw it, I saw it!” <i>“¡Sí, es verdad!</i> Yes, it’s true!”<p>Leaning over the mouth of the well, …

Cine - Estrenos - Películas - Fotogramas

Galería: ¿Puedes descifrar los 'heroeglíficos'? - CINEMANÍA

Yalonda y Kayla Sosleng, dos fans de la animación residentes en Minnesota, decidieron convertir su enlace en un cuento de hadas transformándose en …

Helen Oyeyemi: Ovidio, Almodóvar y la mitología yoruba

<b>¿Qué tienen en común Ovidio, Almodóvar, Hitchcock, Barba Azul, Blancanieves, el absurdo, el cine negro, el surrealismo y la mitología yoruba? Que</b> …

From Mythology to Masculinity: How the Hero’s Journey Can Help You Become a Better Man | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from John Romaniello.</i><p>I want to tell you about a book that will change your life. The book isn’t new. In fact, it …

Myths Are Made To Remake

In an interview with <i>The Paris Review</i>, the lyric poet Gregory Orr muses on his <i>Orpheus</i> <i>& Eurydice</i>, a modernization and re-imagining of the Greek …

Datan en Altxerri las pinturas rupestres más antiguas de Europa

La edad estimada de los dibujos es de 39.000 años, según una investigación de científicos de las universidades de Cantabria, Burgos y Toulouse<p>La …

The Indivisible Mind

Richard Brody praises Thomas Nagel’s new book, <i>Mind and Cosmos</i>, for the value it places on human achievement:<p>Nagel’s thesis has … radical consequences …