Scandinavian men who lived 3,000 years ago were buried with bronze straight-edged razors, tweezers and tools that could have been used for manicures. Many men were buried with shaving kits in the early Bronze Age.
The international community is approaching a significant milestone in international development process – a new sustainable Development Agenda for the post-2015 period, which is currently being worked on.
Our first-world problems - too strapped to buy the latest iPhone, bored by last year's clothes - are symptomatic of a deeper emotional hunger that's putting the wider world at risk, according to a new book by an academic at the University of East...
A new study, published today in Nature Climate Change, suggests that – if current trends continue – food production alone will reach, if not exceed, the global targets for total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2050.
A study of 1,400 ancient and modern human skulls suggests that a reduction in testosterone hormone levels accompanied the development of cooperation, complex communication and modern culture some 50,000 years ago.
Elaborate cave paintings of animals and hand stencils on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi were created between 17,400 and 39,900 years ago, according to a team of scientists headed by Dr Anthony Dosseto of the University of Wollongong, New South...
A current excavation by GUARD Archaeology, which is being carried out as a condition of planning permission for a major development in Stirling city centre, has uncovered human remains, walls and artefacts from Stirling's medieval past.
(AP)—Populations of about 3,000 species of wildlife around the world have plummeted by more than 20 percent in just two years largely because of human threats to nature, says a new study by one of the world's biggest environmental groups.
According to a team of archaeologists who have analyzed samples from about 40 large wine jars found in a 3,700-year-old Canaanite royal wine cellar at the archaeological site of Tel Kabri in Israel, Canaanite winemakers used honey, cedar oil, cyperus,...
Anthropologists tell us that although modern humans developed about 200,000 years ago, the advancement to modern societal characteristics occurred only 50,000 years ago. This is when humans began making art and creating advanced tools.