Prehistory

Scientists find prehistoric baby snake, preserved in amber

We've all heard about ancient insects getting preserved in amber (fossilized tree resin), with similarly-preserved items including dinosaur feathers, …

Science

Humans Didn’t Evolve From a Single Ancestral Population

In the 1980s, scientists learned that all humans living today are descended from a woman, dubbed “Mitochondrial Eve,” who lived in Africa between …

Anthropology

Beyonce Gets a Rare Rejection - From Rome's Colosseum

Singer’s request to film in another European landmark was rejected, according to Italian newspaper Il Messaggero<p>How does it feel to be the one to …

Music Videos

There’s Now a Field in Mexico City Where You Can Play a Pre-Columbian Ball Game

If you have soccer fatigue, want a different sport to get into, and live in Mexico City, you’re in luck. At the Faro Poniente Xochikalli, you can now …

Mexico

Chinese Version of ‘Saturday Night Live’ Yanked From Youku

China’s version of “Saturday Night Live” has been taken down from streaming platform Youku, as has another talk show featuring famous presenters from …

China

Prehistoric bread remains mean one thing: Your carb cravings are simply human nature

If bread is one of your most-craved foods—morning, noon, or night—you’re not alone. No matter the form of the doughy goodness, it’s just. so. …

Lifestyle

Mark Ronson shares details on new Silk City mega-collab, studio process, & more

Mark Ronson is everywhere, it feels like. The producer’s collaborated with an impressive array of A-list artists over the years, laying the …

Music

NOS Alive 2018 Review: Pearl Jam bore but small acts soar

<b>Over one side of the NOS Alive site is a sort of mock high street, largely brand-heavy and lined with boutiques, but about half way along you reach</b> …

Jack White

Everything we know about human evolution may be wrong

The idea goes that modern Homo sapiens — that’s us — evolved as an isolated community in Africa some 500,000 years ago. We then upped tools and …

Wales

Lessons from a real Atlantis

'Ideas and innovation have often been introduced or spread along the coast,' said Prof. Gaffney. Given the dramatic reshaping of Europe's contours at …

North Sea

Archeologists Find World's Oldest Bread

The bread—and the oven that baked it—predate farming by at least 4,000 years.<p>Bread is life, but according to new research, it might be even more than that. A group of archeologists in northeastern Jordan have found the oldest bread in the world, and their findings show that this bread predates the …

Science

Archaeologists Discover Evidence of Bread Baked Before Advent of Agriculture

Roughly 14,400 years ago, a group of Natufian hunter-gatherers assembled around a pair of stone fireplaces to enjoy a feast of gazelle, waterfowl, …

Archaeology

Prehistoric rock art found in Madanapalle

A rare rock art pertaining to the prehistoric period has been found on a boulder in the Noorukuppalakonda reserve forest of Madanapalle revenue …

Archaeology

Previously undiscovered bronze age cemetery revealed in dried-out field

A Bronze Age cemetery has been discovered in Wales following the recent scorching temperatures.<p>The cemetery is one of dozens of finds that have …

Archaeology

Dark-Wave Pioneers DAF to Perform First-Ever U.S. Show at Cloak & Dagger Event

November gig in L.A. will also feature She Wants Revenge, HEALTH, Boy Harsher, Tamaryn, more

San Diego

Archaeologists Discover World’s Stalest Piece of Bread

Today in news that probably changes our perception of human history, archaeologists in Jordan have discovered evidence of a “bread-like” artifact, no …

Bread

Lessons From Real-Life "Atlantises"

Traces of long-forgotten human settlements claimed by the sea thousands of years ago are being uncovered by researchers along the coastlines of …

Ice Age

The relationship between fintech startups and legacy banks is being rewritten

Burgeoning fintech firms aim to fix issues within the financial industry. Things like clunky customer service, inefficient use of big data, and a lack of a sustainable model for reaching underserved communities are now fair game for disruption. But the “move fast and break things” paradigm doesn’t …

Customer Service

NOS Alive 2018

For Britons at least, European festivals can sometimes look like one big muddle of near-identical line-ups with few abundantly clear reasons to …

Jack White

Danish archaeologists find 14,000 year-old bread in Jordan

The bread was discovered during excavations by researchers from the University of Copenhagen, Cambridge University and University College London.<p>The …

Archaeology

Human evolution turned on its head

Anthropology

This Popular $50 Slow Cooker Is Just $34 Today

Pot roasts, game-day chili, paleolithic bone broth — what do some of the most nourishing foods on the planet have in common? They’re best made in a …

Slow Cookers

Louder Than Life 2018 Lineup Suggests Danny Wimmer Could Be Changing The Summer Music Festival Game

Wimmer-promoted music festivals are broadening horizons in every direction as Nine Inch Nails, Ice Cube, Deftones, and Primus join the mix.<p>In 2014 …

Festivals

Three Breakthrough Discoveries That Prove Our History Books Are Wrong

History classes teach us one thing, yet, the new world breakthrough discoveries don’t stop to make us wonder whether what we learn in school is a …

History

A Bronze-Age Sword Found In Denmark Is Still Sharp 3,000 Years Later

This ancient sword found on an island in Denmark is incredibly well-preserved despite being over 3,000 years old.The post A Bronze-Age Sword Found In …

Archaeology

Detailed 5,500 year-old stone carvings discovered in the Boyne Valley

Megalithic tomb uncovered in Ireland is the 'find of a lifetime': Detailed 5,500 year-old stone carvings discovered in the Boyne Valley are the 'most …

Archaeology

The Evolution of Fantasy Football Draft Strategy at the Quarterback Position

You don’t remember the fantasy football industry climate in 2011 because you’re young and unencumbered by the memories of fantasy’s Stone Age, when …

Fantasy Football

Research on British teeth unlocks potential for new insights into ancient diets

Goofy, yellow and crooked: British smiles have sometimes had a less-than-flattering international image, but a new study has put tartar from our …

Diets

Revolutionary evidence proves bread existed before agriculture

The discovery at a 14,500-year-old site in Jordan shows that bread is at least 5,000 years older than previously thought. Scientists had thought that …

National Academy of Sciences

Iron-Age Wooden Bowl Found in Scotland

SOUTH RONALDSAY, SCOTLAND—A 2,000-year-old wooden bowl has been found in a chamber accessed with a series of stone-cut steps beneath Cairns Broch, a …

Archaeology