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Indigenous people hunted bison using fire – and clever manipulation of the landscape
1st August 2018 | cbc.ca | Ancient, Animal Life, Humans, Tech

Great Plains people were skilled hunters — and savvy environmental managers.

How an ancient stone money system works like cryptocurrency
30th July 2018 | sciencenews.org | Ancient, Humans

Archaeologists see similarities between giant coins carved from stone and cryptocurrencies.

This AI Can Predict Your Personality Type Simply by Watching Your Eyes
30th July 2018 | sciencealert.com | Humans, Tech, Weird

A study suggests the way our eyes move reveals a scary amount about what we feel inside – to the point where AI can predict somebody’s personality type simply by watching their eyes.

You Might Be Less Excited About Colonising Mars After This New Study
30th July 2018 | sciencealert.com | Humans, Space

In addition to it being very cold and subject to a lot of radiation, the surface of Mars today is also extremely dry.

33 Spectacular Photos Of The Longest Full ‘Blood Moon’ Of The Century
30th July 2018 | huffingtonpost.co.uk | Earth, Space

It was quite the celestial treat.

From discovery to data: How astronomers track near-Earth asteroids
30th July 2018 | astronomy.com | Space, Tech

Once an asteroid has been identified, how do we know if it’s a threat?

560,000-Year-Old Milk Tooth Found In a French Cave
27th July 2018 interestingengineering.com | Ancient, Humans

A child’s milk tooth, dating back to at least 560,000 years, was discovered in France. The tooth belongs to a sub-species of humans called Homo heidelbergensis.

Evidence of 250 massacres of Indigenous Australians mapped
27th July 2018 | theguardian.com | Ancient, Humans

The revelations were released by the University of Newcastle as part of the second stage of its online massacre map, which now covers frontier violence that occurred from 1788 to 1930.

‘Congress has never heard a voice like mine’: Native American woman seeks to make history
27th July 2018 | theguardian.com | Humans

Last month, Haaland soundly defeated five Democratic opponents to win the primary for an open congressional seat in a district that includes Albuquerque, the state’s largest city.

Blood moon: lunar eclipse myths from around the world
27th July 2018 theconversation.com | Space

Visible for most of the world, it’s set to be the longest one this century, so there is plenty of time to take a look.

Blood-curdling video shows near-Earth asteroids spotted by NASA have skyrocketed in 20yrs
27th July 2018 | rt.com | Space, Tech

Data from January 1, 1999 to the end of January 2018 shows the spectacular increase in asteroid discoveries in the Solar System.

Native Americans managed the prairie for better bison hunts
27th July 2018 arstechnica.com | Ancient, Animal Life, Humans, Tech

Pre-Columbian indigenous hunters burned patches of grassland to stimulate new growth, which tempted bison herds and lured them in for the kill.

China’s Plan to Seize a Near-Earth Asteroid Sounds Surprisingly Feasible
27th July 2018 | inverse.com | Space, Tech

Their plan, which is to wrap a massive bag around an asteroid and ferry it back to Earth, has significant engineering obstacles.

A handful of recent discoveries has transformed our entire understanding of human history
24th July 2018 uk.businessinsider.com | Ancient, Humans

We’re less certain now about how long ago modern humans evolved, when people spread around the world, and how we co-existed with other hominids.

Cahokia Mounds in Collinsville: ‘America’s first city’
24th July 2018 | 200illinois.com | Ancient, Earth, Humans

Cahokia was the largest prehistoric American Indian settlement north of Mexico. It’s known as “America’s first city,” and it is believed to have had a population larger than London in 1250.

Crop circle reveals monument older than Stonehenge
24th July 2018 | newshub.co.nz | Ancient, Earth, Humans

In normal conditions the difference is unnoticeable, but the drought has brought the ancient monument into clear view.

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