Ancient German Spears Tell of Mighty Hunters of Stone Age
If the antiquity of the spears stands up under further study, the finding could lead to a major revision of thinking about early ... scientists found evidence that other early Stone Age people had managed to live in the bitter cold environment of Siberia ...
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 ...
Despite the aches, we're most content in our 80s: Elderly are happier than those in their 60s because they feel it is an achievement to reach old age
Elderly people in their 70s and 80s are happier with life than those aged in their 60s as they have more a sense of achievement ... show that old age is not a time when we will inevitably be unhappy. 'But we are likely to face major difficulties in ...
“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.
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 ...