A Review of Prehistoric Times (Summer 2016) It might seem quite odd to have the front cover of the latest edition of Prehistoric Times magazine depicting a confrontation between two Smilodon and a Woolly Mammoth, especially since it is the summer issue, but as Californian-based editor Mike Fredericks points out, on the west coast of […]
There seem to be as many proposed solutions to the problems caused by climate change as there are reasons given to deny its existence. One new proposal to stave off the melting of Arctic permafrost – and possible stop the proliferation of Siberian craters – is to...
Digging for Drains Unearths Columbian Mammoth Back in December 2015, a routine drain excavation taking place north of Mexico City was halted when the fossilised remains of a giant Woolly Mammoth were uncovered. Such finds are relatively common in this part of Mexico, a number of specimens of the Columbian Mammoth (Mammuthus columbi) have been […]
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The mammoths that once roamed North America were open to breeding with other species — and may have done so extensively. The woolly mammoth is the most famous species of the extinct genus Mammuthus that lived from the Pliocene epoch, which began about 5 million years ago, until they went...
Woolly Mammoth's The Nether will make you question morality in virtual reality and leave you wanting more. [ more › ]
In 'The Nether,' a detective attempts to take down a virtual-reality world where people have sex with, and then dismember, children. Does it make it better that all the people behind the avatars are consenting adults?
What would the woolly mammoth tell us, if it could speak, about what it’s like to go extinct? Probably it would point out that those Hollywood movies about large-scale environmental disasters are bullshit. That extinction isn’t something that happens dramatically and all at once, but slowly. That it just creeps... More »
So is riding Woolly Mammoths in Far Cry Primal as fun as it looks, or is Primal a step back for the series? Peep this review and find out for yourself. [Far Cry Primal] The post Far Cry Primal Review – The Final Verdict appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology News.
Chase a ghost rhino and avenge the deaths of your woolly bredren. “This is why we pay extra money and waste hours of our lives, herding mammoths and chasing fucking ghost rhinos.” I like Far Cry Primal. It’s bonkers in all the right places and has a streak of creativity like warpaint across a neanderthal’s […]
Riding woolly mammoths, befriending degenerate badgers, transforming into owls that dash themselves against a cliff over and over again without consequence: Boy, being a caveman sure was weird! Conan and YouTube video-game demigod PewDiePie really dug deep into our early ancestors’ day-to-day experience while playing Far Cry Primal last night... More »
Of the many different animals you can tame in Far Cry Primal, there are only a few you can mount and ride into battle. Check out these highlights of the Brown Bear, the Sabretooth Tiger and the Woolly Mammoth.
In a working paper released in December 2015, the economists Naima Farah and John R. Boyce find that the discovery and exchange of mammoth tusks is having a serious effect on the market for living elephant tusks. Since the collapse of...Show More Summary
Sorry, Explorers Club, but woolly mammoth is no longer on the menu. Neither is the giant ground sloth.
Yale scientists analyzed leftovers from the 1951 fete, and discovered that the legendary dish was actually sea turtle.
The menu for the annual 1951 Explorers Club dinner, held in the grand ballroom of the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City, featured an entree of “prehistoric meat.” The Christian Science Monitor reported that after dining, the members were told they had just consumed meat that came...
A 65-year-old mystery surrounding the origin of some meat—believed to be the flesh of a mammoth or giant sloth—has once and for all been solved.
Lia Sagehorn couldn't tell you if the upcoming Chinese spring festival marked the Year of the Monkey or the Year of the Woolly Mammoth. What the director of production at a local clothing brand does know is that for a few weeks her factories in China will be incommunicado. That means no shipments,...
When you explore the far reaches of the globe, no ordinary dinner will do. But woolly mammoth and giant ground sloth? More hoax than haute cuisine, new research says.