“Paleofantasy”: Stone Age delusions
Four years ago, biology professor Marlene Zuk was attending a ... emulating the lifestyles of our Stone-Age ancestors. Cordain pronounced several foods (bread, rice, potatoes) to be the cause of a fatal condition in people carrying certain genes.
The Slaughter Bench of History
You may not be very interested in war ... on one of the major findings of archaeologists and anthropologists over the last century: that Stone Age societies were typically tiny. Chiefly because of the challenges of finding food, people lived in bands ...
The existence of Orkney’s famous Stone Age Village is in danger
RISING sea levels are threatening the existence of Orkney’s famous Stone Age Village of Skara Brae ... The wall has been undermined by waves over the years and is need of major repairs , and archaeologists now fear that rising sea levels may prove ...
THE SPIN INTERVIEW: Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme
Sitting on a bed in a midtown Manhattan hotel room two days after the release of Queens of the Stone Age's …Like Clockwork (Matador ... about someone who was out of control, people were like, "Fuck Josh Homme, he just wants to sing more."
How Did Stone Age People Invent the Pottery?
The pottery appeared during the Neolithic ("The last stone age"). Till then, the pots were made of stone and wood. Ceramic appeared 8,000 years ago in the Middle East, from Macedonia to Iran. It was a great achievement to turn friable clay into a resistant ...