Prehistory

9.7 Million-Year-Old Human Teeth Fossil Could 'Rewrite Human History'

Scientists in Germany have made a discovery that is being hailed as capable of changing the history of human evolution, as we know it.<p>A team of …

World News

Prehistoric Fossils Dating Back 9.7m Years Could Rewrite History Of Where Humans Came From

'We shall have to start rewriting the history of mankind after today.'<p>A set of fossilised teeth dating back a staggering 9.7 million years could …

Anthropology

'Blade Runner 2049': Digital Sean Young Is Latest in Hollywood’s Digital Human Evolution

This task again demonstrates that Hollywood’s visual effects community wants to advance digital human work, which is still widely considered to be …

Movies

Stone Age Britons Feasted While Building Stonehenge

Quite understandably, building Stonehenge required plenty of fuel. After all, the small army of Stone Age Britons who built the massive bluestone …

Archaeology

Iron Age skeletal remains discovered on Irish coast after Storm Ophelia

<b>SKELETAL remains believed to date back to the Iron Age have been uncovered on the east coast of Ireland.</b><p>The remains, found at Forlorn Point near …

Archaeology

10 great reasons to visit Carnac, Brittany, France

Having recently spent around 10 days in Carnac in southern Brittany, we thought it would be fitting to share 10 great reasons to visit this popular …

France

Researchers Managed To Read a 3,000 Year Old Stone Engraving That Gives Awareness For The Life Of Lost Ancient Civilizations

<b>Explorers claim ancient stone writings are the answer for the eternal Mediterranean archaeology enigma.</b><p>Fred Woudhuizen – a Dutch researcher and …

Archaeology

Neanderthal DNA Changed the Way Modern Humans Look

The word "Neanderthal" is often used as a shorthand for "idiot." But there's now good reason to believe that Neanderthals were just as smart as …

Evolution

Neolithic Stonehenge revellers feasted on Scottish beef

The great midwinter rituals at Stonehenge 4,500 years ago saw revellers feast on animals brought from as far away as Scotland, according to an …

British Isles

Utah's Weirdest Place Has Sliding Sunsets, a Moon Map, and Prehistoric Petroglyphs

And you're going to want to visit for winter solstice.<p>While Stonehenge, in the U.K., famously frames the setting sun on the winter solstice — the …

Travel

Queens of the Stone Age Announce New Tour Dates for North America

After posting numerous tweets with photos of venues captioned "MORE. TO. COME.," Queens of the Stone Age have announced they'll make another North …

Queens of the Stone Age

Queens of the Stone Age announce 2018 North American tour

<i>Photo by Philip Cosores</i>Queens of the Stone Age are amidst a world tour in support of their latest rock juggernaut, <i>Villains</i>. They’ve been playing …

Queens of the Stone Age

Pop, Rock and Jazz in NYC This Week

<i>Our guide to</i> <i>pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz.</i><p><b>Pop</b><p><b>BENJAMIN BOOKER</b> at Music Hall of Williamsburg (Oct. 22, 9 p.m.). “Am I going to be a witness?” the singer-songwriter Benjamin Booker asks on “Witness,” the title track from his second studio album. It’s a simple enough question, but its …

The Arts

Ancient Greek Monument Discovered in Inexplicably Abandoned Settlement Baffles Archaeologists With 2,200-year-old Mystery

Experts made the discovery on the Greek island of Thirassia.

Bronze Age

Separating the curds from the whey: why did we start making cheese?

<i>In 2017, British consumers spent £2.8 million buying cheese. By the end of this year, some 12 billion litres of milk will have been produced</i> …

Archaeology

Found: A 5,000-Year-Old Toy Chariot

Kids have been playing with miniature vehicles since the Bronze Age.<p>The ancient settlement of Soğmatar, which thrived 5,000 years ago, back to the …

Culture

Scholars Decipher 3,200-Year-Old Hieroglyphic Inscription

In 1878, villagers in the small Turkish village of Beyköy discovered a 14-inch (35-cm) tall and 95-foot-long limestone frieze filled with hieroglyphic inscriptions of an unknown language. It would take 70 years before scholars could even read the language, which is now known as Luwian. And now, …

Archaeology

Apparently, Human Evolution Is The Result Of Apes Eating Magic Mushrooms

SHARE<p>We know that Homo sapiens (modern humans) evolved from Homo erectus, but what was it precisely that launched that evolutionary process? …

Magic Mushrooms

Hoard of Iron Age coins found in England

A hoard of Iron Age coins has been found by metal detectorists in Lincoln, England.Sean said he was aware of what the coins were because he had found …

Archaeology

Prehistoric hazing: Ancient Andeans willingly engaged in violent rituals that severely injured them

Skeletons found from the 13th to 6th centuries BC bear marks of severe trauma.<p>Ancient Andeans engaged in brutal, non-lethal bloodletting rituals, …

Paleontology

At the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations

While her father lies on an operating table in Ankara, Aysegul Savas unravels eight thousand years of history.<p>We arrive at the hospital at seven in the morning. It is still dark, and the air is heavy with exhaust. Patches of muddy snow dot the streets, which branch out without a discernible plan. …

Archaeology

SWITZERLAND

<b>SWITZERLAND:</b> A Late Bronze Age traveler hiking high in the Bernese Alps 3,500 years ago seems to have dropped a cereal box, which was eventually …

Archaeology

Aardman's 'Early Man' took Maisie Williams to her early days

For 'Game of Thrones' star Maisie Williams, working with the Wallace and Gromit stop-motion animators was a homecoming in more ways than one.<p>It's probably been 25 years since I last played with Play-Doh, but here I am, in the bowels of a hotel in London, attempting to sculpt a prehistoric pig from …

Maisie Williams

Stunning 5,000-year-old toy chariot found in tomb at ancient Turkish city where Moses may have lived

Items discovered inside tomb at Sogmatar following months of excavations.<p>Archaeologists say they have discovered a 5,000-year-old toy chariot and …

Archaeology

Foraging in Stonehenge: goodbye Paleo, hello Neolithic food

"Oh, what’s that?” I ask. “It’s the same shape as coriander”. “That’s creeping buttercup, and it’s poisonous. You’ve just fallen victim to natural selection,” laughs expert forager Joe O’Leary. “You’re extinct.”<p>We’re in Fargo Wood, a sarsen stone’s throw away from possibly the most famous Neolithic …

Archaeology

Jewelry for men, weapons for women found in Çorum burial mound

ÇORUM - Anadolu Agency<p>Jewelry, weapons and souvenirs from 4,500 years ago have been found with skeletons during archaeological excavations in …

Archaeology

‘Are We Still in the Stone Age?’ Cambodians Express Disappointment as Government Bans ‘Kingsman’ Movie Sequel

‘Kingsman’ film poster and an announcement from a local cinema: “Due to widespread disapproval of scenes in the movie, ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ …

Liberal View

Ancient DNA increases the genetic time depth of modern humans

It’s been about 2000 years since a young boy died on what is today a beach in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province. In the 1960s the child’s remains …

Anthropology

Mystery of Lost Biblical 'Sea People' Revealed in Ancient Hieroglyphs Uncovered In Turkey

How and why Bronze Age civilization had disappeared from the eastern Mediterranean has long mystified experts.

Archaeology

Prehistoric Burials and Artifacts Unearthed in Wiltshire

LARKHILL GARRISON, ENGLAND—Prehistoric burials were uncovered during construction work at a military base located about a mile and a half from …

Paleontology