Maybe they weren’t tools after all. Scientists have taken a fresh look at common prehistoric stone objects long thought to have been simple hand tools and determined that the tennis-ball-sized “spheroids” might well have been used as projectiles for defense or hunting. “We are not saying that those spheroids were used just for throwing,” Dr. Show More Summary
Across the British Isles and Brittany, there are at least 1000 surviving remains of standing stone circles, all constructed between the late neolithic period and the early Bronze Age, and they’re a bit of a puzzle. But for the first time ever, researchers have been able to...
[Howard Matthews] mills his own PCBs, and man, does he hate drilling through-holes. Manually changing the bits between engraving and drilling after isolation routing? What is this? The stone age? [Howard] decided to rethink his DIY PCB...Show More Summary
There are dozens of things that can turn a person into a bundle of nerves. But there’s one creature that Western civilization fears the most. The origins of this phobia may go back to the Stone Age because the object of fear has been living around humans for thousands of years.
So many times when we look back at the past, it makes us contemplate the future. What kind of legacy are we leaving for the ages? Our written works could be embarrassing, but I keep thinking that future generations will never know the...Show More Summary
From a fan perspective, Prophecy Fest is up there with small-scale, passion-driven fests like Iceland’s Eistnaflug and the most hallowed of them all, Roadburn.
Searching for a new home to suit your modern Stone Age family? Look no further than this three-bedroom, two-bath abode in the San Francisco Bay Area suburb of Hillsborough, CA. The iconic home, which looks straight out of The Flintstones, just hit the market for the first time in nearly 20 years for $3.2 million. Show More Summary
The mysterious site was found near Aars west of the Limfjord in northeastern Jutland (photo: Google Maps) Danish archaeologists have discovered a mysterious New Stone Age construction near the town of Aars in northeastern Jutland. “I...Show More Summary
How many nights have you listlessly laid awake in your bed and stared into the inky abyss of the night sky wondering the following: “Just what in the hell did early man use to butcher rhinos in their quest for Stone Age sustenance?”
Fire: Ungh's Quest is a Windows 10 PC game set in the Stone Age where you play the role of Ungh, a bumbling hero, who has let the villages source of fire burn out. The Xbox game has you guiding Ungh through multiple levels of play to...Show More Summary
Prophecy Festival 2016 brought together Germ, Alcest, Vemod, Sol Invictus, and many more to play inside an exquisitely lit Stone Age cavern.
How smart were human-like species of the Stone Age? New research reveals surprisingly sophisticated adaptations by early humans living 250,000 years ago in a former oasis near Azraq, Jordan.
How smart were human-like species of the Stone Age? New research published in the Journal of Archaeological Science by a team led by paleoanthropologist April Nowell of the University of Victoria reveals surprisingly sophisticated adaptations by early humans living 250,000 years ago in a former oasis near Azraq, Jordan. read more
An iconic prehistoric carving of a person on skis has been irreparably damaged by two dumb kids who took a sharp object to it. The skier, part of a larger design known as Valentine Field which depicts a Stone Age hunting scene, was carved about 5,000 years ago on a rock face on the island [...]
The boy did "irreversible" damage while trying to make the ancient art more visible.
This article originally appeared on artnet News. The thing about ancient rock art is that it can be somewhat difficult to make out. With that in mind, two Norwegian boys set out to make their country’s most famous Stone Age work more...Show More Summary
Stream a new song, “Oiseaux de Proie" and read our conversation with Neige and Winterhalter, conducted outside a Stone Age cave in Germany.
Clusters of hunter-gatherers spent much of the late Stone Age working out the basics of farming on the fertile lands of what is now Turkey before taking this knowledge to Europe. In an analysis of ancient genomes published August 4 in...Show More Summary
This is why we can’t have nice things. Or old things. Or national treasures. Two vandals in Norway damaged beyond repair a 5,000-year-old Stone Age rock carving that may be the earliest depiction of a human skiing in Scandinavia. The famous carving was used as the symbol...
By Anne Dachel July 27, 2016, Rolling Stone: Luke's Best Chance: One Man's Fight for His Autistic Son First of all, I have never said anything personally against any parent struggling with a disabled child in any of my writing,...