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The Goose and The Golden Egg

The Goose and The Golden Egg

A male elephant’s tusks are bigger and heavier than those of a female of the same age, says Poole, who serves as scientific director of a nonprofit called ElephantVoices. “But once there’s been heavy poaching pressure on a population, then the poachers start to focus […]

Three New DNA Studies Are Shaking Up the History of Humans in the Americas

Three New DNA Studies Are Shaking Up the History of Humans in the Americas

This statement is SO important from understanding something deeper about the world and humans: By sequencing and analyzing 15 ancient genomes found throughout the Americas—six of which were older than 10,000 years—these researchers determined that, around 8,000 years ago, the ancestors of Native Americans were […]

Arrest The President

Arrest The President

What’s Wrong with Bananas

What’s Wrong with Bananas

Reproductively, domesticated banana plants are self-copying machines. Proto-farmers who found an individual whose fruit they liked (maybe tasty and not so seedy) could dig up its suckers and replant them in a nearby clearing or even along the trail. In a few years, an industrious proto-farmer might […]

Remembering When Americans Picnicked in Cemeteries

Remembering When Americans Picnicked in Cemeteries

WITHIN THE IRON-WROUGHT WALLS OF American cemeteries—beneath the shade of oak trees and tombs’ stoic penumbras—you could say many people “rest in peace.” However, not so long ago, people of the still-breathing sort gathered in graveyards to rest, and dine, in peace. During the 19th century, […]

FOLI (there is no movement without rhythm)

FOLI (there is no movement without rhythm)

Code hidden in Stone Age art may be the root of human writing

Code hidden in Stone Age art may be the root of human writing

When she first saw the necklace, Genevieve von Petzinger feared the trip halfway around the globe to the French village of Les Eyzies-de-Tayac had been in vain. The dozens of ancient deer teeth laid out before her, each one pierced like a bead, looked roughly […]

29 Amazing Handmade Pasta by Luca D’Onofrio

29 Amazing Handmade Pasta by Luca D’Onofrio