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...
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 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...
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
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 !!! 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
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...
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
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
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 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
Queens of the Stone Age, Faith No More, System of a Down, and more.
“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.
"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
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,...
The latest in a series of Climate Change elevator pitches, being posted regularly at Peter Sinclair’s blog: The first pitch is here.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
The crumbling stone ruins of churches, farmhouses and barns are integrated into new structures that preserve and display their historic character while adding...