Paleontology

30 million-year-old shark teeth discovered in man’s luggage

A man from China stopped by Russian customs agents was discovered to be in possession of 24 fossilized shark teeth that are said to have come from …

Prehistory

200-Million-Year-Old Plesiosaur Reveals Ancient Sea Monster Was Freakishly Strong and Swam With Underwater Wings

The remains of an ancient marine reptile that once torpedoed through the ocean with powerful flippers were found in a mud pit in Germany and …

Physical Geography

Lampreia de Ovos

In this egg-based Christmas dessert, Portugal celebrates a prehistoric bloodsucking fish.<p>Portuguese nuns have doubled as egg yolk–slinging pastry …

Culture

Try the demo for dinosaur park sim Prehistoric Kingdom

I'm noticing a trend, readers: dinosaur park sims. Frontier has been drip-feeding us Jurassic World Evolution details for months, and just last month …

Prehistory

The world’s most popular tourist destinations are being ‘loved to death’

International travel is rapidly becoming more common — but most of the world’s global jetsetters are visiting a select few locations, creating …

Tourism

Scientists Bashed a Fake Skull to See if a Rare Neolithic Weapon Could Kill

The results were brutal.<p>Humans have lived around the River Thames in England for millennia, which means the river foreshore is surprisingly rich in …

Science

Evidence of 'special site' for Bronze Age burials near Loch Ness

<b>Archaeologists say they are finding increasing evidence that a site near Loch Ness was important for burials in the Bronze Age.</b><p>A second 4,000-year-old grave has been located in an area being developed in Drumnadrochit where a stone-lined grave known as a cist was found in 2015.<p>The discovery two …

Loch Ness

Los Angeles subway work uncovers array of Ice Age fossils

As part of the crew digging a subway extension under the streets of Los Angeles, Ashley Leger always keeps her safety gear close by.<p>When her phone …

Los Angeles

Mysterious Fossils Are The Embryos Of Jellyfish Ancestors, Paleontologists Say

Scientists say mysterious microscopic fossils discovered decades ago are the ancestors of jellyfish, opening a window into that evolutionary line.<p>The …

World News

'Dinosaur Time Trek' stomps into downtown LR

There's a mighty roar echoing through downtown Little Rock, where prehistoric and mythical creatures have settled in for a little visit.<p>It's time for …

Dinosaurs

Face To Face… Portraits Dating Sensation

6 artists and their PORTRAITS, as different as themselves, but nonetheless put into a relationship that is surprisingly amazing!<p>You certainly …

France

NASA Star-Tracking Technology Will Help Save Whale Sharks Because Their Skin Looks Like the Night Sky

We are all made of star stuff but some creatures show their celestial origins more clearly than others. The spots on the backs of whale sharks …

Oceans

Bones of a Colossal Human-Sized Penguin Have Been Discovered in New Zealand

Whoa!<p>A new species of prehistoric penguin has been found in New Zealand, and it's so big that the researcher who found its bones initially couldn't …

Science

So-called "man-flu"may not just be in men's heads

Probably as long as women and men have existed, the former have accused the latter of being wimpy when it comes to suffering from colds or the flu. …

Science

10 Of The Oldest Pieces Of Art Ever Created

Art is almost as old as people, and at our best, we seek to protect and preserve it wherever we find it. The older it is, the more precious it is, …

Anthropology

Meet Piper: The Border Collie Making a Michigan Airport Safer for Travelers

Birds may look harmless on solid ground, but in the sky they pose a big threat to any aircraft crossing their path. The Cherry Capital Airport in …

Pittsburgh Penguins

Think people got rich from Bitcoin? We haven’t seen anything yet.

Recently a group of archaeologists and anthropologists published a really interesting, comprehensive study of prehistoric civilizations and their …

Prehistory

Moral Values and Customs vs. Laws

Posted: Dec 13, 2017 12:01 AM<p>I'm approaching my 82nd birthday, and my daughter will occasionally suggest that modernity is perplexing to me because …

Conservative View

Fossils In New Zealand Reveal Penguins Used To Be Bigger

The largest Emperor penguins today stand less than 4 feet. Fossils show a prehistoric penguin weighed about 220 pounds and was a bit shorter than 6 feet in height.

New Zealand

Dinosaur Tracks at Government Canyon

Over 100 million years ago, beach-bound dinosaurs left their permanent marks on San Antonio's landscape.<p>About 110 million years ago, prehistoric …

Dinosaurs

These books command, not capture, your attention

The new Chris Ware book has sat beside my desk for weeks. It's been tough to miss. It's about a foot-and-a-half tall with a canary-yellow spine, and …

Entertainment

parasitised feathered dinosaurs as revealed by Cretaceous amber assemblages

Article |<p>Open<p>Enrique Peñalver ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0001-8312-6087,<br>• Antonio Arillo,<br>• Xavier Delclòs ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-2233-5480,<br>• David Peris …

Biology

Scientists Have Found Fossils of an Ancient Crocoduck (Your Move, Kirk Cameron)

In 2007, just before taking part in a debate on <i>Nightline</i>, Creationist and actor <b>Kirk Cameron</b> went on <i>The O’Reilly Factor</i> and explained that evolution …

Physical Geography

Archeologists Discover Oldest Burial Fish Hooks, Showing Prehistoric Women Fished, Too

Prehistoric people did not conform to modern society’s ideas of which jobs belong to men and which belong to women. Archaeologists recently found …

World News

This 4-yr-old can tell the names of 100 dinosaurs in 30 minutes

Can you tell the difference between a Triceratops and a Pachyrhinosaurus?<p>Mohammed Aizaz Shameem can. He's a bit of an expert when it comes to the …

Prehistory

Nuclear technology unlocks 50-million-year-old time capsules

Sample of amber.<p>A scientific analysis of fossilised tree resin has caused a rethink of Australia’s prehistoric ecosystem, and could pave the way to …

Dinosaurs

Subway scientist seeks fossils under Los Angeles

Los Angeles

This ancient marsupial lion had an early version of ‘bolt-cutter’ teeth

A skull and other fossils from northeastern Australia belong to a new species in the extinct family of marsupial lions.<p>This newly named species,</i> …

Animals

Poem of the week: Microbial Museum by Maya Chowdhry

Finding the poetry in scientific vocabulary, this work is alive to the marvels of its discoveries as well as the ecological peril it reports<p><b>Microbial Museum</b><p>April ship sets sail, sea freezes ripples, leaves Rothera<br>behind. One hundred and fifty thousand years of snowfall in<p>cylindrical samples, …

Prehistory

Australia's bird of the year is the enemy of children and cyclists

It wasn't just <i>Moonlight</i> that swooped in by surprise at an awards ceremony.<p>Earlier this year, New Zealanders voted for the kea as their favourite …

Birds