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Cannabis ‘to be legalised in the UK’ within five to ten years, say MPs
30th July 2019 | bbc.co.uk | Earth, Humans

A group of cross-party MPs who’ve been on a fact-finding trip to Canada predict the UK will fully legalise cannabis use within five to ten years.

How Astronomers Missed the Massive Asteroid That Just Whizzed Past Earth
29th July 2019 | livescience.com | Humans, Space, Tech

Astronomers in Brazil and the United States separately discovered 2019 OK a couple of days ago, but it’s surprise visit was only announced a couple of hours before it passed by.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Fights Back With Clean Energy
29th July 2019 | forbes.com | Earth, Humans

The Sioux Nation is fighting back by building the largest solar energy farm in North Dakota.

We Now Know How The Cannabis Plant Produces Its Super-Strength, Pain-Killing Compounds
25th July 2019 | iflscience.com | Ancient, Earth, Humans

The team behind the research hope their findings might one day help us create new painkillers that come without the troublesome side effect of potential addiction.

Were These 3,500-Year-Old Carvings of Nude Women Used As Ancient Fertility Drug?
25th July 2019 | livescience.com | Ancient, Humans

An inscribed ancient Egyptian scarab and five clay tablets with carvings of naked women have been found in Rehob, a 3,500-year-old city in Israel.

Archaeologists uncover lost mound at historic Native American site in Mississippi
25th July 2019 | magnoliastatelive.com | Ancient, Humans

Until recently only three mounds were known to exist at the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians historic site.

Ancient Maltese civilisation felled most trees within first 100 years of arriving in Malta
24th July 2019 | independent.com.mt | Ancient, Humans, Tech

They understood the importance of soil management to fend off starvation on an island which had no natural resources and was exposed to inclement and violent weather and climate.

10,000-Year-Old Engraved Stone Found to be World’s Oldest Lunar Calendar
24th July 2019 | ancient-origins.net | Ancient, Humans, Tech

A new study, coordinated by Sapienza, claims to have discovered the oldest lunar calendar in the world in a pebble that was carved during the Upper Paleolithic period.

We Should Be Constantly Hallucinating and It’s A Mystery Why We Aren’t
24th July 2019 mysteriousuniverse.org | Humans

A new study has found that the mammalian brain is far more susceptible to bogus data than previously thought, and it raises an intriguing mystery.

Scientists may have discovered the oldest ever evidence of artwork from the Denisovans etched on bone fragments dating back 100,000 years
20th July 2019 | dailymail.co.uk | Ancient, Humans, Tech

The two bone fragments were unearthed from a dig site in northern China.

A Mysterious, Cross-Shaped Structure Is Buried Underground in Russia. It Could Be One of the World’s Oldest Churches.
20th July 2019 | livescience.com | Earth, Humans

The unknown structure sits in a fortification in Derbent that dates to around A.D. 300.

Speeding up science on near-earth asteroids
20th July 2019 | sciencedaily.com | Space, Tech

Modeling the shape and movement of near-Earth asteroids is now up to 25 times faster thanks to new research.

See the world’s oldest emoji in this new archive of 650 ancient symbols
20th July 2019 | fastcompany.com | Ancient, Humans

A new project aims to catalogue hundreds of ancient symbols, drawn from long-gone civilizations as well as present-day indigenous communities.

New archaeological layer discovered at L’Anse aux Meadows
20th July 2019 arstechnica.com | Ancient, Humans

The story of the only undisputed Norse site in the Americas just got more complicated.

Southeast Asia was crowded with archaic human groups long before we turned up
19th July 2019 phys.org | Ancient, Humans

The ancestors of modern humans met and genetically mixed with a number of archaic human groups, including Neandertals and Denisovans, and several others for which we currently have no name.

A ‘game changer’: Vast, developed 9,000-year-old settlement found near Jerusalem
19th July 2019 | timesofisrael.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Remains of Neolithic site near Motza, the largest ever discovered in Israel, show mix of agriculture, hunting, animal husbandry — a society at its peak, say archaeologists.

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