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Early humans used bone tools 120,000 years ago to make clothes out of leather, fur in Morocco
science

Early humans used bone tools 120,000 years ago to make clothes out of leather, fur in Morocco

"Sewing is a behaviour that has lasted" since prehistory, said El Hajraoui."Tools like those discovered in the cave were used for 30,000 years, which proves the emergence of collective memory."

Lawsuit against town settled, San Francisco resident gets to retain The Flintstones-inspired home additions
Lifestyle

Lawsuit against town settled, San Francisco resident gets to retain The Flintstones-inspired home additions

In a dispute that pitted property rights against government rules, Florence Fang defended her colourful, bulbous-shaped house and its elaborate homage to “The Flintstones” family, featuring Stone Age sculptures inspired by the 1960s cartoon.

'Lost river' ran through the centre of Thar Desert near 172 thousand years ago
India

'Lost river' ran through the centre of Thar Desert near 172 thousand years ago

Studies of satellite imagery have shown a dense network of river channels crossing the Thar Desert, according to the researchers.

Ancient stone age tools found in Tamil Nadu suggest reframing of ‘Out of Africa’ theories
News & Analysis

Ancient stone age tools found in Tamil Nadu suggest reframing of ‘Out of Africa’ theories

New evidence suggests that a Middle Palaeolithic culture was present in India around 385,000 years ago — roughly the same time that it is known to have developed in Africa and in Europe.

Enter The Stone Age Scroll Mouse
News & Analysis

Enter The Stone Age Scroll Mouse

A Russian designer has carved out a mouse that looks like it dates back to 50,000 years ago.