We Can't Blame Obesity On Our Hunter-Gatherer Ancestors Anymore

One popular idea to explain the current obesity epidemic proposes that our hunter-gatherer ancestors had a fat-storing adaptation, which allowed them to survive frequent famines. Today, with our overabundance of food, this adaptation is causing us to get fat. There's just one problem with this idea — research now shows … » 1/10/14 6:40am 1/10/14 6:40am

Archaeologists have discovered the world’s oldest calendar

We usually blame the ancient Mesopotamians for the invention of time-tracking devices. But as a recent discovery in Scotland has revealed, hunter-gatherers may have started using a rudimentary calendar over 10,000 years ago. » 7/15/13 2:00pm 7/15/13 2:00pm