Humans may have begun hunting large mammal species down to size — by way of extinction — at least 90,000 years earlier than previously thought.
The Kalamazoo fountain, built in 1940, has been called “horrendous,” “a monument to mistreatment,” and “evil.”
The deepest dive recorded by the free-diving Bajau Laut people of Southeast Asia was to an impressive 79 metres (259 feet), and the longest time spent underwater by them was just over three minutes.
The site dates back to around 2,000 BC and was discovered when an archaeologist was conducting geophysical surveys of a known site outside the village of Looe in Cornwall and was approached by a farmer about a possible site in a neighbouring field.
Mary Frances Dondelinger creates bowls, vases, and statues that masquerade as the relics of a previously undiscovered civilization.
Nearly all of the Indian subcontinent’s ethnic and linguistic groups are the product of three ancient Eurasian populations who met and mixed: local hunter-gatherers, Middle Eastern farmers, and Central Asian herders
Industrial civilizations might have been around long before human ones ever existed — not just around other stars, but even on Earth itself.
Assessment after three months of practicing Transcendental Meditation found benefits on standardized measures of self-efficacy, perceived stress, and mental and physical quality of life.
The entire region quailed before King Sennacherib, known for horribly torturing rebel monarchs, but he didn’t kill King Hezekiah. Inquiring minds have been asking why ever since.
Notably, some of the flint being used by the prehistoric Ligurians had its origins hundreds of kilometres away.
A trio of dogs buried at two ancient human sites in Illinois lived around 10,000 years ago, making them the oldest known domesticated canines in the Americas.
The ingrained notion – that there has only ever been one species of human being, Homo sapiens – is a latterday fiction born of our own self-important view of ourselves.
The most ambitious search for alien worlds around the brightest stars in the sky will begin on Monday with the launch of Nasa’s newest planet-hunting spacecraft.