The man behind Primitive Technology (which is shockingly successful in the 21st Century) has a hobby, which I bet you can guess: he likes to go out into the woods and re-create primitive technologies like stone axes, Goliath-killing slings, and various basic shelters. Show More Summary
Musician Cynthia Robinson, who was an original member of Sly and the Family Stone, died on Monday at the age of 69. As stated on her official Facebook page, the trumpeter and singer was diagnosed with cancer in October. A native of Sacramento, California, Cynthia was a big fan of R&B music and the blues.... Show More Summary
Founding member of the iconic funk group has lost her battle with cancer.
UNEXPECTEDLY: Ancient DNA shows Stone Age humans evolved quickly as they took up farming.
"Nobody was irreparably broken or even like stubbed their toe? BURN BUNCH EMS DOWN. Bomb this company back to the stone age before the hair of one more angelic little blonde girl is forever temporarily shortened!"A comment at Buzzfeed's "Little Girls Are Ruining Their Hair With This Hot New Toy/'Her butt-length hair is now chin length. Show More Summary
Prehistoric people who adopted farming as a way of life underwent evolutionary changes to adapt to their new lifestyle, a dramatic example of natural selection operating on the human species in the relatively recent past.Read full article >>
You've been evacuating your bladder and bowels like some kind of filthy, feces-covered troglodyte if you aren't using a Toto brand toilet, according to this in-depth native advertisement article in the NY Times Style section, which certainly...Show More Summary
A foundation created by Eagles of Death Metal co-founder Josh Homme [of Queens of the Stone Age] will begin accepting donations to help the family of musicians or crew members victimized by the Paris attacks, it was announced Monday. The...
The release of the Doctor Who level pack for LEGO Dimensions unlocked some wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey cartoon secrets in the game. What good is having a time machine if you can’t travel back to the stone age or forward to Earth’s flying car future? Read more...
(Photo: Ninian Reid) On the left is Mick Jagger, age 9. On the right is Mick Jagger, age 72. Despite the 63-year gap, the resemblance is striking. The eyes and the grin are the same. And at any age, he looks pretty sharp in formal attire. Show More Summary
More than two decades have passed since "Basic Instinct" ushered in the Stone Age. Sharon Stone's portrayal of a bisexual femme fatale with a wild appetite for sex and murder — as well as a famous disregard for underwear — instantly propelled Stone into the upper echelon of leading ladies. Between...
A mysterious stone circle in the Middle East is estimated to be nearly 5,000 years old -- about the same age as Stonehenge. It's known in Arabic as Rujm el-Hiri, or "stone heap of the wild cat," and Gilgal Refaim in Hebrew, which means "Wheel of Giants" and refers to a race of giants mentioned in the Bible. "It's an enigmatic site. Show More Summary
Humans have been exploiting bees as far back as the Stone Age, according to new research.
Humans have been exploiting bees as far back as the Stone Age, according to new research from the University of Bristol published in Nature today. Previous evidence from prehistoric rock art is inferred to show honey hunters and Pharaonic Egyptian murals show early scenes of beekeeping. Show More Summary
Nearly 50 years after Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger first sang the line "What a drag it is getting old," a study in the journal Social Psychology and Personality Science shows that US adults over the age of 30 are not nearly as happy as they used to be.
Do you want to get in the way of Blake Griffin? I sure don't. Most people wouldn't. Festus Ezeli doesn't care. Festus Ezeli doesn't give an eff! Blake got stuffed back into the stone age and the raucous Golden State crowd are rocking like this is a college basketball game in March, not an early-season NBA game in November. Clippers vs. Show More Summary
GOG’s Big Fall Sale has kicked off and there are over 350 deals on both new and classic titles. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is 30% off and the Hearts of Stone expansion is 10% off. There’s also Pillars of Eternity for 50% off, Age of Wonders 3 for 75%, Legend of Grimrock 2 is […]
A new method reliably tests whether DNA shows ancient or modern patterns of biochemical change. This has recently cast doubt on the authenticity of what was thought to be evidence of a Stone Age wheat trade.
A DNA sample thought to show prehistoric trade in cereals is most likely from modern wheat, according to new research led by the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology. read more