Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Humans

Good Character Is Your Real Fortune

Your real fortune is neither beauty nor money; rather, it's possessing good character, which is a passport to a good life. In an indifferent...

Honest Advice Grates on the Ear

Even for a great general like Liu Bang, honest advice could grate on the ear. During the last year of the Qin Dynasty, Liu...

Indigenous Australians’ Epic ‘Superhighways’ Being Mapped

Up to 6.5 million Indigenous Australians used "superhighways" to navigate the continent tens of thousands of years ago. These superhighways have been revealed by...

Cave Site in Kenya Reveals Oldest Human Burial in Africa

Africa is often referred to as the cradle of humankind — the birthplace of our species, Homo sapiens. There is evidence of the development of...

Oldest Evidence of Human Activity Found in African Desert Cave

Few sites in the world preserve a continuous archaeological record spanning millions of years. Wonderwerk Cave, located in South Africa's Kalahari Desert, is one...

Menacing Social Tensions Preceded Disruptions in Ancient Pueblo Societies

Climate problems alone were not enough to end ancient Pueblo societies in the southwestern United States. Drought is often blamed for the periodic disruptions...

Study Offers Earliest Evidence of Humans Changing Ecosystems With Fire

Mastery of fire has given humans dominion over the natural world. A Yale-led study provides the earliest evidence to date of ancient humans significantly...

Discarded Ostrich Eggshells Provide Timeline for African Ancestors

Archaeologists have learned a lot about our ancestors by rummaging through their garbage piles, which contain evidence of their diet and population levels as...

New Book Explains How Famous Egyptian Mummy Was Murdered

A new book published today explains how the famous mummy Takabuti was likely to have been murdered over 2,600 years ago. Editors Professor Rosalie...

Ancient Egyptian Manual Reveals New Details About Mummification

Based on a manual recently discovered in a 3,500-year-old medical papyrus, University of Copenhagen Egyptologist Sofie Schiødt has been able to help reconstruct the...

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