News Desk

Ancient pottery reveals the first evidence for honey hunting in prehistoric West Africa
15th April 2021 phys.org | Ancient, Humans

A team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, with colleagues from Goethe University, Frankfurt, has found the first evidence for ancient honey hunting, locked inside pottery fragments from prehistoric West Africa, dating back some 3,500 years ago

Pentagon Confirms ‘Pyramid-Shaped’ UFO Video Footage Is Authentic
15th April 2021 | sciencealert.com | Humans, Weird

A series of newly surfaced images and videos of unidentified flying objects filmed by the US Navy have now been confirmed as authentic by the Pentagon.

Study cements age and location of hotly debated skull from early human Homo erectus
15th April 2021 | eurekalert.org | Ancient, Humans

A new study verifies the age and origin of one of the oldest specimens of Homo erectus–a very successful early human who roamed the world for nearly 2 million years.

A Push to Move the Golf Course Atop a Native American ‘Stonehenge’
15th April 2021 | nytimes.com | Ancient, Humans

Historians hoping to preserve the ancient Octagon Earthworks in Newark, Ohio, as a UNESCO World Heritage site face a problem: the golf club that leases the property.

Image from: Eric Ewing (Wiki Commons)

‘Dark sirens’ could solve one of the greatest mysteries in cosmology
13th April 2021 | space.com | Humans, Space

In recent years, cosmologists have been faced with a crisis: The universe is expanding, but no one can agree on how fast it’s moving away from us.

Ancient history sheds new light on connection between weather and war
13th April 2021 phys.org | Ancient, Humans

Data extracted from the oldest surviving document recording Korean history shows a strong correlation between extreme weather events and war.

Scientists Translated Spiderwebs Into Music, And It’s Beyond Stunning
13th April 2021 | sciencealert.com | Animal Life, Humans, Weird

Spiders rely quite significantly on touch to sense the world around them. Their bodies and legs are covered in tiny hairs and slits that can distinguish between different kinds of vibrations.

100,000-year-old Neanderthal footprints show children playing in the sand
13th April 2021 | livescience.com | Ancient, Humans

Some 100,000 years ago, an extended family of 36 Neanderthals walked along a beach, with the kids jumping and frolicking in the sand, scientists report after analyzing the beachgoers’ fossilized footprints in what is now southern Spain.

The ‘Iron Man’ body armour many of us may soon be wearing
13th April 2021 | bbc.co.uk | Humans, Tech

Imagine wearing high-tech body armour that makes you super strong and tireless.

Ketamine normalizes hyperactivity in key brain region of depressed patients
12th April 2021 | psypost.org | Humans, Misc.

There is no shortage of psychological and pharmacological therapies to combat the world’s most widespread mental health issue, major depressive disorder (MDD). However, a significant portion of the affected population fail to respond to many of these traditional therapies

Stone slab found in France thought to be Europe’s oldest 3D map
12th April 2021 | theguardian.com | Ancient, Humans

Archaeologists believe 4,000-year-old engravings on Saint-Bélec Slab resemble topological features.

‘Lost golden city’ found in Egypt reveals lives of ancient pharaohs
12th April 2021 | bbc.co.uk | Ancient, Humans

The discovery of a 3,000-year-old city that was lost to the sands of Egypt has been hailed as one of the most important archaeological finds since Tutankhamun’s tomb.

How to Survive a Killer Asteroid
12th April 2021 | wired.com | Ancient, Animal Life, Earth, Humans

The impact that wiped out the dinosaurs would probably have killed you too—unless you were in the exact right place and had made the exact right plans.

Ancient Cave Artists May Have Knowingly Deprived Themselves of Oxygen to Paint
12th April 2021 | sciencealert.com | Ancient, Humans

Some of the oldest human art in Europe is entirely hidden from sight, tucked away in the narrow crawl spaces of deep, dark, and winding caves.

Asteroid, Volcano or Both? Scientists Can’t Agree on the True Dinosaur Killer
9th April 2021 | discovermagazine.com | Ancient, Animal Life, Earth

A 6-mile-wide space rock and colossal eruptions racked Earth at the same fateful moment. Scientists have tried for decades to determine the primary suspect behind the Cretaceous Extinction.

‘Irreplaceable’ 1,000-year-old Native American rock carvings vandalized in Georgia’s Chattahoochee National Forest
9th April 2021 eu.usatoday.com | Ancient, Humans

The series of more than 100 rock carvings, or petroglyphs, in the forest’s Track Rock Gap were created by Creek and Cherokee people beginning more than 1,000 years ago.

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