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The ancient people who built Stonehenge “wanted it to last a long while.”

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Why "a really exciting story is unfolding right now” in Tibet

Why travelers who love ancient human history should visit the “roof of the world.”

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A 96 million-year-old fossil is the best reason to visit Texas for science geeks

A single fossil casts fresh light on the Lone Star State.

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Ancient men and women in Italy had one key difference in their diets — study

About 1,942 years ago, before it all went to hell, one dietary difference explained a lot about the roles of men and women.

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Scientists role play as Neanderthals to discover a dietary secret

Spanish researchers have recreated Neanderthal hunting techniques to better understand how they hunted prey at night and what impact it had on their diets.

Caveman Chic

Look: Ancient tools reveal how early humans made clothes

That fur cape is so last season.

Ancient Oasis

Look: Early humans passed through this part of the world over 400,000 years

Our ancient ancestors took advantage of a fluctuating climate to get to Asia and Europe.

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Stonehenge: Travelers who love ancient legends should visit this enigmatic site

For centuries still, the rocks have held onto these secrets — but now a pioneering study reveals the answer to at least one of these mysteries: How Stonehenge has managed to stand the test of time.

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Neolithic stone reveals ancient magnetism secret

This isn’t your Mom’s fridge magnet.

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Why "a really exciting story is unfolding right now” in Tibet

Why travelers who love ancient human history should visit the “roof of the world.”

Way back when

DNA study reveals fresh ties between humans and an enigmatic ancient people

“I think what we have been calling Denisovans has been overly simplistic.”

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5 surprisingly altruistic reasons ancient humans and dogs came together

Problem solved

Ancient proto-math found in Babylonian tablet

Ancient Babylonians may have outdone Pythagoras.

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Ancient humans: Neanderthal cave discovery reveals a surprisingly modern connection

Plus: Pollinator politics take center stage.

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Look: Modern technology reveals art was central to Neanderthal life

A style of painting synonymous with Jackson Pollock today has incredibly ancient roots.

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Worldview

Ancient men and women in Italy had one key difference in their diets — study

About 1,942 years ago, before it all went to hell, one dietary difference explained a lot about the roles of men and women.

Worldview

Stonehenge: Travelers who love ancient legends should visit this enigmatic site

For centuries still, the rocks have held onto these secrets — but now a pioneering study reveals the answer to at least one of these mysteries: How Stonehenge has managed to stand the test of time.

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Summer travel: 6 strategies to protect unvaccinated kids from Covid-19

Many children are among those who aren’t vaccinated simply because no vaccines have been authorized for children under 12.

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Look: Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser is Disney’s high-end cosplay hotel

How much would you pay for two nights in a galaxy far, far away?

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3 bizarre vacation ideas to save your summer

Vacation 2.0.

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Worldview

The Inverse travel series that uncovers hidden history.

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A 96 million-year-old fossil is the best reason to visit Texas for science geeks

A single fossil casts fresh light on the Lone Star State.

Mind and Body

This one mental hack will make your vacations even better

Time flies when you are having fun, so let’s put on the brakes.

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Scientists say sustainable aviation fuel is greener than we thought

Burning cleaner fuel can make for clearer skies

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Virgin Galactic: Extraordinary launch video previews the space tourism age

Virgin Galactic managed to carry out the first of several planned suborbital flights — and the whole thing was caught on camera.

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3 fixes airlines need to go green in 2021

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The real reason why there was a gas shortage this week

It wasn’t a lack of gasoline.

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Ancient men and women in Italy had one key difference in their diets — study

About 1,942 years ago, before it all went to hell, one dietary difference explained a lot about the roles of men and women.

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La Palma volcanic eruption and more: Understand the world through 8 images

dinner's ready!

Scientists role play as Neanderthals to discover a dietary secret

Spanish researchers have recreated Neanderthal hunting techniques to better understand how they hunted prey at night and what impact it had on their diets.

Space monkey

Human space travel owes everything to one forgotten creature

The Aerobee-19 rocket launch proved it was possible to send animals to space and bring them back alive.

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Why American environmentalism gets it wrong

Why it’s so marginal to so many.

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Who invented tattoos? Ancient history reveals the controversial truth

Those who lost loved ones to the disease are using tattoos to create memorials.

First

How a Cuban Air Force pilot became the first Black man in space

Tamayo Mendez is Cuba's first and only cosmonaut.

don't call it a comeback

After 10,000 years of extinction, this is when woolly mammoths will walk the Earth again

A new biotechnology company, Colossal, wants to bring back the mammoth in just six years. But moving this quickly could have more consequences than benefits.

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Spielberg’s raptor

How Jurassic Park led to (and then ruined) the director’s chance to have a dinosaur named after him.

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Look: Ancient tools reveal how early humans made clothes

That fur cape is so last season.

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4 reasons ordinary people become spies

Susceptibility to four factors shows whether a target can be exploited.

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Christopher Nolan’s atomic bomb movie release date, trailer, cast, and plot for the J. Robert Oppenheimer drama

The Tenet filmmaker is beginning work on his next project.