Anthropology

Evidence for long distance Neolithic trading network in Vietnam uncovered

A team of archaeologists from The Australian National University (ANU) has uncovered a vast trading network which operated in Vietnam from around …

Archaeology

'We've found the missing 20,000 years': crucial piece in human migration puzzle

In 1890, Dutch palaeoanthropologist Eugene Dubois, exploring the dense rainforest that covers the Padang Highlands of Sumatra, entered a particular …

Australian News

Discovering the Origins of Humankind in Northern Kenya

As the helicopter rose over a ridge, I caught my first glimpse of Lake Turkana, a breathtaking sky-blue crescent in the desert of northern Kenya. …

Humanity

Tree-dwelling cannibals thought they were only humans on Earth

These incredible images reveal Indonesia’s tree-dwelling cannibal tribe who had no idea other people existed until the 1970s.<p>The pictures show the …

Lifestyle

Your #1 Source for Man Cave Projects

The Best Basement Man Cave Ideas 2017 Ever wondered how to turn your room into a man cave? These simple man cave ideas transform your unfinished …

Man Caves

How llamas conquered the world

Llamas recently have become a relatively common sight around the world. Whether you live in England or New South Wales, Canada, or New Zealand, you don’t have to go too far to find a llama. Indeed thousands of llamas are registered in the UK, where the species has emerged as a popular (if seemingly …

Humanity

Maps reveal how Amazon development is closing in on isolated tribes

<b>LIMA—</b>Development projects in the Amazon Basin—including dams, roads, and oil and gas operations—are encroaching on forests that are the last refuges …

Humanity

How Modern Apples Hitchhiked the Silk Road to Get to the Grocery Store | Food & Wine

Apples may just be the most abundant fruit in any grocery store. But the cultivation of those Pink Ladies and Honeycrisps of produce section has a …

Humanity

'Rivers of bones': rituals of life, death and hunting in the American west

Communal bison hunts were used by Native Americans for upwards of 11,000 years on the great plains to procure meat and other goods for the winter<p>It’s still morning, a slight chill in the air. You feel the rumbling of the earth before you even see the mass of bison pounding across the prairie toward …

Humanity

Nick Cave is getting his own graphic novel biography

August 17, 2017 In News<p><b>“A terrifying conflation of Cave songs, biographical half-truths and complete fabulations.”</b><p>Nick Cave is the subject of a new …

Vinyl Records

Early Indian Ocean trade routes bring chicken, black rat to eastern Africa

The earliest introduction of domestic chickens and black rats from Asia to the east coast of Africa came via maritime routes between the 7th and 8th …

Humanity

Natalee Holloway’s Body Found? New Human Remains Discovered In Aruba

It’s been 12 years since Natalee Holloway went missing in Aruba in 2005, and now, thanks to her father’s tireless investigating, there is a new break …

Celebrity Gossip

The Scotch bonnet’s journey from the Orinoco River Valley to the jerk pit

In 1494 the only complete genocide of a people, the Taino, commenced with the arrival of Christopher Columbus, who was led to the island of Xamayca …

Caribbean

Geneticists trace humble apple's exotic lineage all the way to the Silk Road

The fruit’s evolutionary history has been unpicked for the first time by studying a range of wild and cultivated apples from China to North America<p>It is a lunchbox staple so ubiquitous as to have become mundane. But the apple we know today is the fruit of an extraordinary journey, researchers have …

History

Scientists think the first Americans arrived by boat

The prevailing theory of how the Americas were settled has been than human hunters followed big game across the ice-free land bridge between North …

Humanity

Pacheco Creek: Native American remains, artifacts found at proposed dam site

In a wild and pristine creek canyon, there’s a collision between Santa Clara County’s past and future.<p>Ancient bones and abundant artifacts lie along …

Humanity

Prehistoric Jungle Tribes may have Practiced Land Management of Tropical Forests in Southeast Asia 70,000 years ago

<b>With the rise of permaculture farming practices based on ancient tribal wisdom, we have come to understand that jungles and rain forests can be</b> …

Humanity

Is man the eternal migrant?: Neanderthal Museum explores history of human movement

The museum's special exhibit, entitled "Two Million Years of Migration," shows that ultimately we're all migrants. It also reveals that today's …

World News

Where is Little Plume? Indian boy's remains a mystery

CARLISLE, Pa . — Army officials fielded question after question Monday afternoon on the disinterment of three native children from the Indian school …

Philadelphia

Ancient Secrets Of The Theopetra Cave: World's Oldest Man-Made Structure And Home To Humans 130,000 Years Ago

Share this:<p><b>AncientPages.com –</b> In the vicinity of Meteora, a beautiful and strange rock formation in ancient Greece there are a number of intriguing …

Archaeology

How to Trace Your Native American Ancestry

Whether you want to become an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe, verify a family tradition that you descended from an American Indian, …

Genealogy

A scientific approach to finding faces in skulls

There's something daunting about taking a skull that's thousands of years old, often smashed or degraded in key places, and working out what its face …

Humanity

Stop Hoarding Ancient Bones, Plead Archaeologists

The quest to chronicle the past using DNA from ancient humans and animals has become a cut-throat ‘game of bones’, in which a handful of genetics …

Humanity

Skull and Bones: Everything we know | Trusted Reviews

Who doesn’t love helming their own pirate ship? It proved to be a blast in Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag as Edward Kenway sailed across the caribbean …

Gear & Gadgets

Interesting Facts and Information About the Native American Population

Due to longstanding cultural mythology and the fact that Native Americans constitute one of the smallest racial groups in the United States, …

History

Tracking the spread of culture through folktales | Ars Technica

Genomic, geographical, and cultural data join forces.<p>There’s a reason why the premise of <i>American Gods</i> is so alluring: the US is home to a wild and …

American Gods

Messianic Jews to Nigerians: You’re not ‘real’ Jews

Religious group from Arizona claims DNA testing proves that Igbo tribe are not genetically Jewish, drawing ire

Israel

Old tree that shaded Indians before settlers came is dying

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – A cottonwood tree that provided shade for the Ute tribes of western Colorado before the arrival of white settlers has grown rotten and unstable and must be trimmed into a memorial that recognizes its once-imposing stature.<p>The Ute Council Tree in the western Colorado town of …

Some thoughts on Amerindian origins and on the evidence of historical DNA

When I was growing up in southern California, some eons back, the theory that Native Americans had arrived by traveling by foot across a now-lost …

U.S. Geological Survey

Family Meal? Ancestral Humans May Have Engaged in Ritualistic Cannibalism

Patterns carved in an arm bone could mean the gruesome practice held some ceremonial value for Paleolithic people

Humanity