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Anthropology

Some of Europe's Oldest-Known Modern Humans Are Distantly Related to Native Americans | Science | Smithsonian Magazine

Some of Europe's Oldest-Known Modern Humans Are Distantly Related to Native Americans

Genome sequencing shows some individuals share family ties with surprising populations, and all boast plenty of Neanderthal relatives

120,000-Year-Old Cattle Bone Carvings May Be World's Oldest Surviving Symbols | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine Flint Rock, Paleolithic Period, Old Symbols, Bone Carving, Extinct, World History, Cattle, Archaeology, Year Old

120,000-Year-Old Cattle Bone Carvings May Be World's Oldest Surviving Symbols

Archaeologists found the bone fragment—engraved with six lines—at a Paleolithic meeting site in Israel

  Creepy Facts, Wtf Fun Facts, Random Facts, Dug Up, Interesting History, Interesting Facts, Ancient Mysteries, The More You Know, Faith In Humanity

WTF Fun Fact - Old Huts Built From Mammoth Bones

In 1965, a Ukrainian farmer dug up the lower jawbone of a mammoth. Further excavations revealed 4 huts, made up of a total of 149 mammoth bones. These

An Evolutionary Timeline of Homo Sapiens | Science | Smithsonian Magazine Homo Heidelbergensis, Homo Habilis, Forensic Facial Reconstruction, Biological Anthropology, Human Fossils, Prehistoric Man, Prehistoric Dinosaurs, Human Genome, Early Humans

An Evolutionary Timeline of Homo Sapiens

Scientists share the findings that helped them pinpoint key moments in the rise of our species

The first Americans: How and when were the Americas populated? Early Humans, Human Evolution, History Timeline, Historical Maps, Earth Science, Ancient History, American History, Native American, Archaeology

The first Americans: How and when were the Americas populated?

The latest research suggests humans first came to the Americas by boat, though along which coast remains controversial. Archaeologists and geologists are working together to try to solve the mystery of how and when the first Americans arrived.

Ancient DNA reveals secrets of human history : Nature News World History, Family History, Biological Anthropology, Dna Facts, Dna Genealogy, Early Humans, Einstein, Human Evolution, Archaeological Discoveries

Ancient DNA reveals secrets of human history

Nature - the world's best science and medicine on your desktop

Ancient History

A Precocious Peopling [Illustrations by Tyler Jacobsen, map by XNR Productions, for the November 2011 issue of Scientific American] Scientific American Magazine, Astronomy Science, World Geography, Information Graphics, Creative Teaching, Historical Maps, World History, Fantasy Creatures, Ancient History

Jen Christiansen

Jen Christiansen is a scientific illustrator, information graphics artist, and dataviz designer. She’s senior graphics editor at Scientific American, where she art directs illustrated explanatory diagrams and data visualizations.

  Cartoon Jokes, Funny Cartoons, Argyle Sweater Comic, Teaching Latin, Latin Language, History Jokes, Trojan Horse, Ancient Myths, Super Funny Quotes

The Argyle Sweater by Scott Hilburn for April 15, 2009 | GoComics.com

Years after it was retired from battle, the Trojan horse kept right on rockin'.

40 Funny Comics for the Average 40 Year Old - Funny Gallery Funny Shit, Haha Funny, Funny Memes, Hilarious, Funny Stuff, Funny Things, Funny Cartoons, Funny Comics, Cartoon Humor

40 Funny Comics for the Average 40 Year Old

Throwing the humor back a little.

Dave Coverly, the creative mind behind this one-panel comic strip, says Speed Bump depicts the "movie of life. Funny Shit, Funny Cute, The Funny, Funny Jokes, Hilarious, Funny Sarcasm, Funny Stuff, Funny Cartoons, Funny Comics

Speed Bump by Dave Coverly for May 11, 2017 | GoComics.com

View the comic strip for Speed Bump by cartoonist Dave Coverly created May 11, 2017 available on GoComics.com

Pandemics

Did the Black Death Rampage Across the World a Century Earlier Than Previously Thought? | History | Smithsonian Magazine Science Daily, Black Death, The More You Know, World History, Archaeology, Social Studies, Medieval, Genetics, Thoughts

Did the Black Death Rampage Across the World a Century Earlier Than Previously Thought?

Scholar Monica Green combined the science of genetics with the study of old texts to reach a new hypothesis about the plague

Why This Pandemic Won't Be the Last | At the Smithsonian | Smithsonian Magazine First Health, Image News, Science News, World History, Public Health, Ecology, Magazine, Outdoor Decor, Magazines

Why This Pandemic Won't Be the Last

Smithsonian biological anthropologist Sabrina Sholts says Covid-19 illustrates that what makes us human also makes us more vulnerable to global contagions

Spread of Bubonic Plague in Europe century. The Black Death spread rapidly along the major European sea and land trade routes. Middle Ages History, History Of Earth, European History, Primary History, Teaching Social Studies, Student Teaching, Medan, Medieval, Black Death

The Black Death - Europe's Great Plague - mrdowling.com

Nearly half of the people of Europe died during the fourteenth century in a widespread illness called "The Great Plague" or The Black Death.

Heroes

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History of Fashion

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Vikings

Melting glaciers in Norway reveal a lost Viking-era mountain pass scattered with perfectly preserved artefacts including knitted mittens, a wooden whisk and a broken walking stick with a runic inscription Cairns, National Geographic, Earth Day Pictures, Vikings, Formations Rocheuses, Local Museums, Mountain Pass, 11th Century, Viking Age

Lost Viking ‘highway’ revealed by melting ice

1,000-year-old horseshoes, sleds, and tools are emerging from a shrinking ice patch in Norway, telling the story of the rise and fall of a mountain pass and the people who traveled along it.

Lost Viking ‘highway’ revealed by melting ice Viking Ship, Viking Age, National Geographic, Collections D'objets, Tent Pegs, Mountain Pass, Recent Discoveries, Ancient Vikings, Animal Bones

Lost Viking ‘highway’ revealed by melting ice

1,000-year-old horseshoes, sleds, and tools are emerging from a shrinking ice patch in Norway, telling the story of the rise and fall of a mountain pass and the people who traveled along it.

Holocaust

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European History

Study Rewrites History of Ancient Land Bridge Between Britain and Europe | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine Memento Mori, University Of Reading, Ice Sheet, Les Continents, North Sea, Sea And Ocean, Sea Level, Historical Maps, British Isles

Study Rewrites History of Ancient Land Bridge Between Britain and Europe

New research suggests that climate change, not a tsunami, doomed the now-submerged territory of Doggerland

Wars

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Ancient Rome

'Miraculously' Well-Preserved Ceremonial Chariot Found at Villa Outside of Pompeii | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine Roman Chariot, Ancient Pompeii, University Of Massachusetts, Roman City, Fancy Cars, Everyday Activities, Archaeological Site, Ancient Romans, Preserves

'Miraculously' Well-Preserved Ceremonial Chariot Found at Villa Outside of Pompeii

The carriage's intricate decorations include metal medallions depicting satyrs, nymphs and cupids

Archaeologists Discover Ruins of Emperor Hadrian's Ornate Breakfast Chamber | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine Antoninus Pius, Standing At Attention, Power Breakfast, Ancient Greek Architecture, Roman History, Roman Emperor, Italian Art, Ancient Rome, Gardens

Archaeologists Discover Ruins of Emperor Hadrian's Ornate Breakfast Chamber

In the second century A.D., the Roman ruler entertained his guests on a raised marble platform surrounded by elaborate fountains

Medevial Times

A Medieval Woman Wore This 'Birthing Girdle' to Protect Herself During Labor | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine Protestant Reformation, Wellcome Collection, Church Of England, Medieval, Women Wear, Magazine, Woman, News, How To Wear

A Medieval Woman Wore This 'Birthing Girdle' to Protect Herself During Labor

Researchers found traces of bodily fluids, as well as milk and other materials associated with pregnancy, on the ten-foot long parchment

Archeology

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Some of Europe's Oldest-Known Modern Humans Are Distantly Related to Native Americans | Science | Smithsonian Magazine

Some of Europe's Oldest-Known Modern Humans Are Distantly Related to Native Americans

Genome sequencing shows some individuals share family ties with surprising populations, and all boast plenty of Neanderthal relatives

Did the Black Death Rampage Across the World a Century Earlier Than Previously Thought? | History | Smithsonian Magazine Science Daily, Black Death, The More You Know, World History, Archaeology, Social Studies, Medieval, Genetics, Thoughts

Did the Black Death Rampage Across the World a Century Earlier Than Previously Thought?

Scholar Monica Green combined the science of genetics with the study of old texts to reach a new hypothesis about the plague

A Medieval Woman Wore This 'Birthing Girdle' to Protect Herself During Labor | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine Protestant Reformation, Wellcome Collection, Church Of England, Medieval, Women Wear, Magazine, Woman, News, How To Wear

A Medieval Woman Wore This 'Birthing Girdle' to Protect Herself During Labor

Researchers found traces of bodily fluids, as well as milk and other materials associated with pregnancy, on the ten-foot long parchment

'Miraculously' Well-Preserved Ceremonial Chariot Found at Villa Outside of Pompeii | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine Roman Chariot, Ancient Pompeii, University Of Massachusetts, Roman City, Fancy Cars, Everyday Activities, Archaeological Site, Ancient Romans, Preserves

'Miraculously' Well-Preserved Ceremonial Chariot Found at Villa Outside of Pompeii

The carriage's intricate decorations include metal medallions depicting satyrs, nymphs and cupids

Why This Pandemic Won't Be the Last | At the Smithsonian | Smithsonian Magazine First Health, Image News, Science News, World History, Public Health, Ecology, Magazine, Outdoor Decor, Magazines

Why This Pandemic Won't Be the Last

Smithsonian biological anthropologist Sabrina Sholts says Covid-19 illustrates that what makes us human also makes us more vulnerable to global contagions

Spread of Bubonic Plague in Europe century. The Black Death spread rapidly along the major European sea and land trade routes. Middle Ages History, History Of Earth, European History, Primary History, Teaching Social Studies, Student Teaching, Medan, Medieval, Black Death

The Black Death - Europe's Great Plague - mrdowling.com

Nearly half of the people of Europe died during the fourteenth century in a widespread illness called "The Great Plague" or The Black Death.

Archaeologists Discover Ruins of Emperor Hadrian's Ornate Breakfast Chamber | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine Antoninus Pius, Standing At Attention, Power Breakfast, Ancient Greek Architecture, Roman History, Roman Emperor, Italian Art, Ancient Rome, Gardens

Archaeologists Discover Ruins of Emperor Hadrian's Ornate Breakfast Chamber

In the second century A.D., the Roman ruler entertained his guests on a raised marble platform surrounded by elaborate fountains

120,000-Year-Old Cattle Bone Carvings May Be World's Oldest Surviving Symbols | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine Flint Rock, Paleolithic Period, Old Symbols, Bone Carving, Extinct, World History, Cattle, Archaeology, Year Old

120,000-Year-Old Cattle Bone Carvings May Be World's Oldest Surviving Symbols

Archaeologists found the bone fragment—engraved with six lines—at a Paleolithic meeting site in Israel

  Creepy Facts, Wtf Fun Facts, Random Facts, Dug Up, Interesting History, Interesting Facts, Ancient Mysteries, The More You Know, Faith In Humanity

WTF Fun Fact - Old Huts Built From Mammoth Bones

In 1965, a Ukrainian farmer dug up the lower jawbone of a mammoth. Further excavations revealed 4 huts, made up of a total of 149 mammoth bones. These

An Evolutionary Timeline of Homo Sapiens | Science | Smithsonian Magazine Homo Heidelbergensis, Homo Habilis, Forensic Facial Reconstruction, Biological Anthropology, Human Fossils, Prehistoric Man, Prehistoric Dinosaurs, Human Genome, Early Humans

An Evolutionary Timeline of Homo Sapiens

Scientists share the findings that helped them pinpoint key moments in the rise of our species

A Precocious Peopling [Illustrations by Tyler Jacobsen, map by XNR Productions, for the November 2011 issue of Scientific American] Scientific American Magazine, Astronomy Science, World Geography, Information Graphics, Creative Teaching, Historical Maps, World History, Fantasy Creatures, Ancient History

Jen Christiansen

Jen Christiansen is a scientific illustrator, information graphics artist, and dataviz designer. She’s senior graphics editor at Scientific American, where she art directs illustrated explanatory diagrams and data visualizations.

Melting glaciers in Norway reveal a lost Viking-era mountain pass scattered with perfectly preserved artefacts including knitted mittens, a wooden whisk and a broken walking stick with a runic inscription Cairns, National Geographic, Earth Day Pictures, Vikings, Formations Rocheuses, Local Museums, Mountain Pass, 11th Century, Viking Age

Lost Viking ‘highway’ revealed by melting ice

1,000-year-old horseshoes, sleds, and tools are emerging from a shrinking ice patch in Norway, telling the story of the rise and fall of a mountain pass and the people who traveled along it.

Lost Viking ‘highway’ revealed by melting ice Viking Ship, Viking Age, National Geographic, Collections D'objets, Tent Pegs, Mountain Pass, Recent Discoveries, Ancient Vikings, Animal Bones

Lost Viking ‘highway’ revealed by melting ice

1,000-year-old horseshoes, sleds, and tools are emerging from a shrinking ice patch in Norway, telling the story of the rise and fall of a mountain pass and the people who traveled along it.