Stone Age

3 Best Day Trips from Dublin

Where to eat, drink, sleep, and what to do—in Belfast, County Clare, and County Wicklow.<p>Ireland is full of rich history, warm hospitality, and diverse natural wonders—and thanks to its relatively compact size, it’s easy to get a feel for many of its highlights, even if you’ve only got a few days to …

Ireland

Newly discovered armored dinosaur lived on a lost continent

<b>(CNN) —</b> The fossil of a previously unknown 76 million-year-old armored dinosaur that once roamed the lost continent of Laramidia is finally going on display after being found in the scenic Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah in 2008. The ankylosaurid fossil, known as …

North America

Riff Police: The Songs All Sound the Same

<b>Led Zeppelin, "Stairway to Heaven"</b><p><b>Spirit, "Taurus"</b><p>Perhaps the most famous (or infamous) case of alleged thievery came in May 2014 when L.A. rock band …

Music

Announcing Pandemic 10th Anniversary

<b>Pandemic</b> turned 10 this year, which is of course worthy of a special celebration. We managed to steal away a few minutes with Z-Man’s Head of Studio, …

Board Games

Mohawk College’s climate centre loses $1.2M in funding

Mohawk College’s new Centre for Climate Change Management is the latest victim of Premier Doug Ford’s decision to end Ontario’s cap-and-trade carbon …

Canadian News

NOVA - Official Website | Treasures of the Earth: Metals

Treasures of the Earth: Metals<p>PBS Airdate: November 9, 2016<p><i>NARRATOR:</i> Gemstones, precious metals and power, building blocks of civilization, but how …

Protons

Neandertal fire-making technology inferred from microwear analysis

Article |<p>Open | Published: 19 July 2018<p>A. C. Sorensen ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0001-7224-001X,<br>• E. Claud &<br>• M. Soressi ORCID:</i> …

Anthropology

Review: How YouTube Music stacks up against Spotify and Pandora

YouTube Music, the latest in Google’s long history of attempts at breaking into the music streaming market, launched last month in 17 countries. However, it may be too late for Google’s latest attempt at music streaming, as the competition is fierce between veteran services like Spotify and …

YouTube Music

This Woman Just Became The First Person To Go To Prison For Racism In South Africa

South African Broadcasting Corporation / Via youtube.com<p>NAIROBI — For the first time in South African history, a court on Wednesday sentenced a white …

South Africa

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

Neanderthals could start fires with their stone tools, new study suggests

Tens of thousands of years before Swiss inventor Karl Elsener attached a corkscrew to a pocketknife, Neanderthals had their own multipurpose tools: hand axes. These four- or five-inch stones were cut into large teardrop shapes, with wide bases that tapered to twin cutting edges. Neanderthals used …

Anthropology

Science of Music

Some 40,000 years ago, a slender bone flute was abandoned in a Central European cave. Carved with five finger holes and a tapered mouthpiece, the …

Death Metal

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 …

Mark Ronson

15 DIY Halloween Costumes Teens Will Love

These costumes are teen tested, mom approved.<p>Finding Halloween costumes for teen girls and boys can be tough. Teenagers are too old for kids …

Decorations

L7 brings DIY ethic and attitude to Saint Andrew's Hall

Born of L.A. art-punk scene, the influential heavy rock group reunited in 2015 after a years-long hiatus

Festivals

The future of internet security

Introduction<p>There was once a time when the internet was nothing but a myth for sci-fi movies. Today the life looks so incomplete and out of place …

Artificial Intelligence

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 …

Prehistory

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 …

Humanity

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

This Is Why Adventure Journal Doesn’t Accept Sponsored Content

Hello, AJ family! A lot of you took our 2018 reader survey, and one result stood out above all the others: Nearly <b>90 percent of you don’t like</b> …

Prehistory

Personalization at scale: What's the tech again?

Here is the very first excerpt of my upcoming book. But there is a reason besides promoting the book. How you go about finding and implementing the …

Customer Experience

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

Mary Leakey and the Discovery of the false 'Nutcracker Man'

Mary Leakey and Louis Leakey at Olduvai Gorge<p>On July 17, 1959, British paleoanthropologist <b>Mary Leakey</b> discovered the first fossil of the Paranthropus …

Science

Why There Are No Biracial Emoji Couples, And Everything Else I Learned at Emojicon

The first thing to greet me is a half-deflated poop emoji, hunched over and glaring into my soul.<p>Its wide, glistening pupils remind me of a veteran …

Language

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

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

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

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

Tory MP who blocked upskirting bill objects to women's conference

Ministers have stepped in to ensure a global women’s conference can be held in the Commons after the Conservative MP Christopher Chope used parliamentary procedure to obstruct the plan, weeks after he achieved notoriety for blocking a bill to tackle upskirting.<p>There were shouts of “shame” after the …

Great Britain