The oldest art in the Americas depicts a 13,000 year old mammoth

There are European cave paintings that are 30000 years old, but the art of the ancient Americas remains a mystery. This bone fragment features an engraving of either a mammoth or a mastodon, and is at least 13000 years old. » 6/21/11 1:42pm 6/21/11 1:42pm

Gladiator's tombstone complains about bad refs 1,800 years ago

For as long as there have been sports, there have been fans complaining about referees whose terrible calls rob their team of victory. The oldest - and most brutal - example of this can be found on a gladiator's epitaph. » 6/20/11 10:38am 6/20/11 10:38am