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Gibraltar cave chamber discovery could shed light on Neanderthals’ culture
28th September 2021 | theguardian.com | Ancient, Humans

Researchers excavating a cave network on the Rock of Gibraltar have discovered a new chamber, sealed off from the world for at least 40,000 years, that could shed light on the culture and customs of the Neanderthals who occupied the area for a thousand centuries.

Dinosaurs: ‘Bizarre’ fossil is Africa’s first ankylosaur
24th September 2021 | bbc.co.uk | Ancient, Animal Life, Humans

“Think of a coffee table. Short, broad, covered in spikes and walking towards you. That’s an ankylosaur!”

Human footprints thought to be oldest in North America discovered
24th September 2021 | theguardian.com | Ancient, Humans

New scientific research conducted by archaeologists has uncovered what they believe are the oldest known human footprints in North America.

Apophis: The asteroid we thought might hit us
23rd September 2021 | space.com | Ancient, Earth, Humans, Space

On Friday, April 13, 2029, Earth will experience a dramatic close encounter with the asteroid 99942 Apophis

Gigantic cavity in space sheds new light on how stars form
23rd September 2021 phys.org | Space, Tech, Weird

Astronomers analyzing 3D maps of the shapes and sizes of nearby molecular clouds have discovered a gigantic cavity in space.

Genetic Study Maps When and How Polynesians Settled the Pacific Islands
23rd September 2021 | smithsonianmag.com | Ancient, Humans

New research published today in Nature makes the intriguing suggestion that the Polynesians who erected those mysterious stone figures on islands thousands of miles apart were actually descended from the same group of explorers.

Hidden Traces of a Massive Ancient City Are Still in Mexico’s Landscape Today
23rd September 2021 | sciencealert.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Modern roads and developments share more similarities with ancient urban centers than we often realize – which is certainly the case with the sprawling Teotihuacan settlement, once located around 40 kilometers (25 miles) northeast of Mexico City.

Italian Referendum To Decriminalize Marijuana, Psilocybin And Other Drug Plants Gets Half A Million Signatures
21st September 2021 | marijuanamoment.net | Humans, Misc.

Activists in Italy say they’ve gathered enough signatures to qualify a ballot measure that would decriminalize personal cultivation and use of not only marijuana but also psilocybin mushrooms and certain other psychoactive plants for personal use.

Nearly 900 years ago, astronomers spotted a strange, bright light in the sky. We finally know what caused it.
21st September 2021 | livescience.com | Ancient, Humans, Space

In the 12th century, Chinese and Japanese astronomers spotted a new light in the sky shining as brightly as Saturn.

Evidence that a cosmic impact destroyed ancient city in the Jordan Valley
21st September 2021 phys.org | Ancient, Earth, Humans

In the Middle Bronze Age (about 3,600 years ago or roughly 1650 BCE), the city of Tall el-Hammam was ascendant.

Mysterious Skeletons of an Unknown People Rewrite The History of Japanese Ancestry
21st September 2021 | sciencealert.com | Ancient, Humans

Researchers have rewritten Japanese history after uncovering a third, and previously unknown, group of ancestors that migrated to Japan around 2,000 years ago, of modern-day Japanese populations.

We discovered the earliest prehistoric art is hand prints made by children
14th September 2021 theconversation.com | Ancient, Humans

In new research our international team have discovered ancient hand and footprints high on the Tibetan plateau made by children.

Travel through galaxies and the dark matter web in this stunning universe simulation
14th September 2021 | livescience.com | Ancient, Space, Tech

A new simulation of the universe is a map and a time machine rolled up into one.

Modern snakes evolved from a few survivors of dino-killing asteroid
14th September 2021 phys.org | Ancient, Animal Life, Earth

A new study suggests that all living snakes evolved from a handful of species that survived the giant asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs and most other living things at the end of the Cretaceous

‘What I saw that night was real’: is it time to take aliens more seriously?
14th September 2021 | theguardian.com | Humans, Weird

The Pentagon has been quietly investigating unidentified flying objects since 2007. The fact that they think they might exist is good news to those who claim to have seen them.

Spectacular valleys and cliffs hidden beneath the North Sea
11th September 2021 | livescience.com | Ancient, Earth

Like a bowl of spaghetti noodles spilled across the floor of the North Sea, a vast array of hidden tunnel valleys wind and meander across what was once an ice-covered landscape.

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