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World’s oldest yarn hints that Neanderthals had basic math skills

World’s oldest yarn hints that Neanderthals had basic math skills

Not the kind of fiber Ars usually covers — We have no proof Neanderthals told stories, but they definitely spun yarns. Kiona N. Smith - Apr 13, 2020 5:15 pm UTC Enlarge / This is what Abri du Maras looks like today, with archaeologists digging into its ancient past.M-H. MoncelA tiny scrap of thread stuck…
Oldest material on Earth discovered

Oldest material on Earth discovered

Image copyright ESA/Hubble/NASA/Janaína Ávila Image caption Some of the pre-solar grains in the Murchison meteorite (inset) could have come from evolved stars similar to the Egg Nebula (pictured) Scientists analysing a meteorite have discovered the oldest material known to exist on Earth.They found dust grains within the space rock - which fell to Earth in…
This Cave Contains the Oldest Story Ever Recorded

This Cave Contains the Oldest Story Ever Recorded

At this very moment, you're a participant in one of the things that makes us human: the telling and consumption of stories. It's impossible to say when our species began telling each other stories—or when we first evolved the ability to use language to communicate not only simple, practical concepts but to share vivid accounts…
The World’s Oldest Forest Has 385-Million-Year-Old Tree Roots

The World’s Oldest Forest Has 385-Million-Year-Old Tree Roots

At three trillion strong, Earth’s trees are estimated to outnumber the stars in the Milky Way. These woody wonders sponge carbon dioxide out of the skies, brace soil against erosion, cycle water through ecosystems and support countless forms of life. And we largely have their sophisticated root systems to thank. Sprouting from the base of…
1875 photo may be oldest Stonehenge family snap

1875 photo may be oldest Stonehenge family snap

Image copyright Routh family Image caption The photograph of the Routh family enjoying a day out at Stonehenge in 1875 was sent in by descendants An 1875 photograph of a family dressed in finery enjoying a day out at Stonehenge may be the earliest such snap taken at the monument.English Heritage asked people to send…
The Oldest Street Legal Car In Germany Has Two Brakes And Two Horns – Jalopnik

The Oldest Street Legal Car In Germany Has Two Brakes And Two Horns –...

It’s common knowledge that the oldest gasoline-powered internal combustion automobile is a German one, the 1885 Benz Patent-Motorwagen. That’s all great, but if you want to drive it, you better head to a private track. That’s because it’s not only a priceless piece of history, it’s also not street legal. If you want to drive…
The World’s Oldest Tree Lives in Sweden

The World’s Oldest Tree Lives in Sweden

The world’s oldest tree, Old Tjikko, is a 9,500-year-old Norwegian Spruce tree that was discovered in 2004 by Professor Leif Kullman, and to this day remains the world’s oldest tree. The tree is located on Fulufjället, in the province of Dalarna. Kullman, professor of Physical Geography at Umeå University, named the tree after his Siberian…
The world’s oldest leftovers, left in Pleistocene storage containers

The world’s oldest leftovers, left in Pleistocene storage containers

Save that for later — Humans have been saving leftovers for at least 200,000 to 400,000 years. Kiona N. Smith - Oct 14, 2019 5:31 pm UTC Enlarge / SAMSUNGBy 66AVI - צילמתי, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17939578At Qesem Cave in Israel, Neanderthals or early Homo sapiens appear to have stored marrow-rich deer bones for several…
The world’s oldest webcam is shutting down after a quarter of a century

The world’s oldest webcam is shutting down after a quarter of a century

FogCam, which is believed to be the oldest webcam on the internet, will be shut down at the end of August after 25 years of near-continuous operation. Jeff Schwartz and Dan Wong, who set up the webcam while students at San Francisco State University back in 1994, announced the decision via Twitter, where they thanked…
Oldest evidence of cannabis smoking found in ancient Chinese cemetery

Oldest evidence of cannabis smoking found in ancient Chinese cemetery

A potted history — Charred residue in 3,000-year-old samples are the earliest sign of cannabis smoking. Kiona N. Smith - Jun 12, 2019 8:05 pm UTC Enlarge / This is how the braziers were placed in the tomb alongside the deceased.Xinhua WuThe broken wooden braziers, unearthed from 2,500-year-old tombs in Western China, contained burned, blackened…

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