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Why Symbols Aren’t Forever

The removal of cultural emblems is not the erasure of history but part of it.

The City at the Center of the Cosmos

Robots and lasers are uncovering an ancient, sacred geography.

The Modern Mind May Be 100,000 Years Old

New fossil evidence shows sophisticated thought began earlier than we thought.

The Curious Case of the Bog Bodies

Why do so many corpses found in Europe’s peat bogs show signs of violent death?

Our Neanderthal Complex

What if our ancient relatives did “human” better?

The Curse of the Unlucky Mummy

When science and fear collide, a supernatural story thrives.

Early Humans Made Animated Art

How Paleolithic artists used fire to set the world’s oldest art in motion.

Beer Domesticated Man

Early man chose pints over pastry. Wouldn’t you?

The Caveman’s Home Was Not a Cave

Our picture of man’s early home has been skewed by modern preconceptions.