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Wheat Discovery Rewrites Europe's Stone Age History

Scientists studying a Stone Age site in Britain came across something that by all rights shouldn't have been there: wheat. More specifically, the researchers found the DNA of wheat dating back 8,000 years off the coast of the Isle of Wright, reports Reuters. That's about 2,000 years before...

Three goofy links: Part III

The least goofy of the three: Stone Age Britons Were Eating Wheat 2,000 Years Before They Farmed It About 10,000 years ago, hunter-gatherers in the Near East figured out how to grow cereal crops like wheat. The farming culture spread, and wherever it went, people traded in their spears for plows. That’s the conventional view. Apparently, it [...]

Stone Age Britons imported wheat — a shocking sign of ancient sophistication

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Stone Age Britons imported wheat about 8,000 years ago in a surprising sign of sophistication for primitive hunter-gatherers long viewed as isolated from European agriculture, a study showed on Thursday. British scientists found traces of wheat DNA in a Stone Age site off the south coast of England...

No Respect For Hip-Hop's O.G.s: Why Many Legendary MCs Still Need To Hustle

Imagine Billy Joel, the Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, and Led Zeppelin embarking on a 32-city tour together. Picture the legions of aging Baby Boomers who would throw heaps of cash at the chance to hold their lighters in the air and watch four legendary classic rock acts do their thing on the same damn stage. Show More Summary

Sade Cofounder Covers Queens of the Stone Age With New Band Twin Danger (Exclusive Video)

Twin Danger, the new band of Sade cofounder Stuart Matthewman, premieres a video for its cover of "No One Knows" by Queens of the Stone Age on Speakeasy.

Ice Age Caveman - Join The Club!

4 days agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Ice Age Caveman !!! by Adrian Filmore Simon discovered a stone club buried in a block on the wall of his Ice Castle, glinting with a promise of adventure. The club looked all old and shiny and clubby and he couldn't take his eyes off it, so he had Gunther bring forth a torch and got to melting. Show More Summary

The Remains Of A Stone Age Couple Found In A Spooning Embrace

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Archaeologists working at the Alepotrypa Cave in Greece have discovered a rare 5,800-year-old double burial in which two well-preserved skeletons were found in what appears to be the spooning position. Read more...

Will your job exist in the future, or will a robot have replaced you?

In the “Second Machine Age,” even white collar office jobs could be threatened by robots. Photo by Thomas Barwick/Stone Collection via Getty Images. Imagine 20 years from now. Will the job you do now still exist? Or will you be working at a new job we can’t yet imagine? Economists tend to agree that parts of both of those storylines are true. Show More Summary

Not Even Death Can Tear Them Apart: Stone Age Couple Buried in an Eternal Embrace

last weekHumor : Neatorama

Image: Greek Ministry of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs Not even death can tear them apart. Archaeologists digging at the Alepotrypa Cave, Greece, found a Stone Age double burial where well-preserved skeletons of a man and woman with their arms and legs locked in an eternal embrace. Show More Summary

The Stone Age

Simply put, the Stone Age stretches from the first documented use of stone tools by human ancestors to the advent of bronze metallurgy (the Bronze Age). To date, the earliest evidence of stone tool use has been found in the East African Rift Valley, where Australopithicines were using them by 3.4 million years ago (during the Pliocene Period). Show More Summary

EXCLUSIVE CLIP - THE DRAMATICS: A COMEDY

last weekHumor : Funny or Die

EXCLUSIVE CLIP - THE DRAMATICS: A COMEDY 3:18 This exclusive clip from THE DRAMATICS: A COMEDY features Scott Rodgers and Riki Lindhome getting stoned and discussing the age old debate -- what year was the best year for Jump songs? Submitted...Show More Summary

Rock in Rio confirm initial 2015 headliners

Queens of the Stone Age, Faith No More, System of a Down, and more.

The Last Fifty Shades Post You Should Ever Read

2 weeks agoFashion / Men's Fashion : Kempt

“Wherever I go they treat me the same When the whip comes down” —The Rolling Stones It’s finally upon us. Fifty Shades of Grey weekend, when years of anticipation finally culminate in a golden age of kink and erotica. The epoch of corsets and thigh-highs that American men have been waiting for. Ah, yes. Our moment. Right? Don’t believe it.

Stoned driving not actually dangerous says official US traffic study

"Drivers who use marijuana are at a significantly lower risk of being in a crash than drivers who use alcohol, a new study from the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows. "And after adjusting for age, gender, race and...Show More Summary

Stoned drivers much safer than drunk drivers, and setting legal limits for pot basically useless

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Drivers who use marijuana are significantly less likely to crash than drivers who use alcohol, according to a new federal report. In fact, after adjusting for age, gender, race, and alcohol use, stoned drivers are no more likely to crash than drivers who had not used any intoxicating substances,...

“We didn’t leave the Stone Age because we ran out of stone

The latest in a series of Climate Change elevator pitches, being posted regularly at Peter Sinclair’s blog: The first pitch is here.

Stoned drivers are a lot safer than drunk ones, new federal data show

A new study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration finds that drivers who use marijuana are at a significantly lower risk for a crash than drivers who use alcohol. And after adjusting for age, gender, race and alcohol use, drivers who tested positive for marijuana  were no more likely to crash than who had not used any […]

Funny Pictures – February 09, 2015

Fuck you too, DMV website. move bitch get out the way Nailed it When Anti-vaccers claim their process is working Oh the humanity Cool, stone age phone cases Tipping intensifies Things you find the morning after your Australian housemate got hammered My brother is having some colon issues and is getting lots of tests. I […]

No Unpaid Marketing Interns for Us

A marketing and ad agency staple since the stone age, bringing on interns each spring has been a way to vet prospective hires skills, check their knowledge, and assess their team-fit – all quite well and fine – at virtually no risk to the business. And that's where my issue with the practice surfaces. I'm pretty much against the concept of slave labour.

See Through Stone: 13 Aging Structures with Glass Extensions

The crumbling stone ruins of churches, farmhouses and barns are integrated into new structures that preserve and display their historic character while adding...

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