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New evidence from prehistoric human teeth reveals what the 'paleo diet' really looked like — and it's not what you think

Scientists from Cambridge, Cardiff, UCL, and York studied the remains of nine people who lived about 9,000 years ago in the late Mesolithic (6600 B.C. to 6450 B.C.) and the Mesolithic-Neolithic phases (6200 B.C. to 5900 B.C.) and found plant matter fossilized in their teeth.<p>Thanks to poor dental …

'Future Shock' Author Alvin Toffler Dies at 87

LOS ANGELES — Alvin Toffler, the far-seeing futurist who predicted humanity's rising anxiety with digital and technological progress in his hugely influential 1970 book "Future Shock," has died at the age of 87, his consulting company confirmed Wednesday.<p>Toffler — who is also credited with having …

Hamish Bowles Pays Tribute to the Style of First Lady Nancy Reagan

As First Lady, Nancy Reagan, who has died today at 94, was a deft international ambassador for brisk, polished, and generally faultless American high style.<p>A birdlike 5-foot-4 and a size 2, Mrs. Reagan learned her sartorial lessons as an MGM contract player in the studio’s fabled costume fitting …

Oscar de la Renta

How 'Electronic Mail' Changed The World

An excerpt from the September 1980 Issue of Popular Science, in honor of Ray Tomlinson's passing<p><i>On Saturday, March 5, 2016, computer programmer Ray Tomlinson passed away. He is credited with creating the first email system and including the @ symbol in email addresses, among other things. This</i> …

Crock Pot 101: Build Your Own Crock Pot Recipes

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Love your crock-pot but stuck in a rut with the same old recipes? It’s time to create your own. This post …

Watch: Robert Carlyle Sweats Bullets with Ray Winstone in ‘Barney Thomson’ Exclusive Clip

Watch: Robert Carlyle Sweats Bullets with Ray Winstone in 'Barney Thomson' Exclusive Clip<p>Robert Carlyle has had an outstanding career that’s spanned …

Teaching Children How To Code, Without Screens

How a wooden toy called Cubetto may help foster the next generation of digital groundbreakers.<p>It’s generally agreed upon that the ability to code is going to be an invaluable job skill for upcoming generations. So how do you teach preliterate children aged three to seven how to program without …

Kids

4. The Light Between Oceans

Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander are two of the most exciting young actors working today so the prospect of seeing the real-life couple on …

5 Questions You Still Had About 'Fargo' The TV Show, Finally Explained

Aliens?<p>"Fargo" may not be based on a true story as the show jokingly claims. But the second season of the FX series still stretched and played with the realism of the North Dakota city far past what any general audience would have expected. The movie and first season were certainly bloody, but …

The Anti-Tourist Tourist’s Guide To London

what to do, see + eat in england’s capital<p>Much to the dismay of anyone I've ever traveled with, I've always been one to avoid a tourist trap at any and all costs. And while I've tried to be a good sport about taking a quick trip to see some random monument in a busy part of a new city, my heart's …

The Best of London and Paris in One Week (Yes, It’s Possible!)

<b></b> <i>Hi Wendy,</i> <i>My husband and I are going to Paris in May for a week, and I’m thinking that might be enough time to go to London too. We’ve never been to</i> …

The Other Side review: surprising empathy for America's underbelly

The Other Side, the latest from Italian-born, American-based documentary film-maker Roberto Minervini (Stop the Pounding Heart), opens on a surreal note: a man waking up stark naked amid a field of tall grass. He staggers down a dirt road, eventually finding himself in his sister’s home, where he …

Filmmaking

Yes, Pulse is Totally Worth a Visit

Yes, Pulse is Totally Worth a VisitMilan’s mc2gallery showed all monochromatic art and filled the booth with black confetti. The upside of this was …

Savory Prosciutto-Parmesan Scones

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°. Combine first 3 ingredients in a food processor. Add butter, and pulse until mixture forms a coarse …

Postcards from Norway—impressions of the fjords

Enchanting Fjærland, Norway. All photography is the property of EuroTravelogue™. Unauthorized use is prohibited.They call it the land of the midnight …

Discover Hardangervidda – Europe’s largest mountain plateau

Have you found your favorite spot on Earth yet? A place where you can let go of all your worries and get inspired by nature surrounding you? Haven’t …

13 Super Charming European Cities Well Worth a Day Trip

Perhaps most famous for being the birthplace of Mozart (as well as the setting for <i>The Sound of Music</i>), Salzburg lies just on the border with Germany. …

Europe's 16 oldest cities

What should we do about paedophiles?

A photograph of Aaron Collis regularly appeared in the press while he was on trial. It showed a young man in a crowd of friends, whose faces have been pixelated to preserve their anonymity, and it appears to capture a moment of celebration. The group are bunched together, arms in the air, all …

Sociology

Mental illness is a result of misery, yet still we stigmatise it

It matters how we talk and think about mental health. Get it wrong, and people can end up being misled, or even worse, hurt. Last week the BBC ran a well-intentioned season about mental health that, unfortunately, gave a completely lopsided view of psychiatry.<p>The best prescription for mental …

Mental Health

How American P.C. Culture Conquered Britain, Too

The decades-long debate over the limits of free expression on U.S. campuses has jumped the Atlantic, and that has columnist Michael Kinsley reconsidering his Anglophilia.<p>When <i>Vanity Fair</i> contributor Christopher Hitchens became an American citizen, a few years before he died, in 2011, he did so for a …

Ageism and Creativity

Psychologists generally consider creativity to be the domain of the young. In this they have followed the lead of Harvey Lehman, who in 1953 conceded that "the old usually possess greater wisdom and erudition," but claimed that "when a situation requires a new way of looking at things...the old …

What is the Doomsday Clock and why does it matter?

The Doomsday Clock has moved closer to midnight, from two-and-a-half minutes to two minutes. In announcing the decision, the Bulletin of the Atomic …

Challenge Yourself to Cook Every Meal for a Month

Epicurious editor in chief David Tamarkin resolved to cook every meal he eats for the month of January. On the last week of his #Cook90 challenge, Tamarkin sits down with senior editor Julia Kramer to talk about what's worked, what's surprised him, and how anyone can do #Cook90.<p>When January 1st …

Cooking

Top 10 books about gender identity

As a white, straight, cis-gender female, I grew up being able to see myself in books and largely taking it for granted. It was only really when I started working as an administrator at the Gender Identity Development Service (the NHS service for under-eighteens struggling with their gender …

Books

We've Neglected Diseases Like the Zika Virus for Too Long

Mario Tama—Getty Images<p>Felipe Dana—AP<p>Ueslei Marcelino—Reuters<p>Felipe Dana—AP<p>Christophe Simon—AFP/Getty Images<p>Ueslei Marcelino—Reuters<p>Christophe …

Prosciutto Lemon Wrapped Chicken

This amazing little dish will become legendary at your table. And when that’s the case, you can easily quadruple the recipe every once in a while. …

The Revenant Is So Much More Fun When Mashed Up With Parks and Rec

If you’ve seen the film <i>The Revenant —</i> or even just the trailer — you know it’s a deeply intense, violent affair. Leonardo DiCaprio stars as a Wyoming …