Archeology

What Was The Most Fun Thing Humans Could Do 5,000 Years Ago?

What Was The Most Fun Thing Humans Could Do 5,000 Years Ago?

The next time you’re dissociating on designer Dark Web drugs, porn in one tab and Succession in the other, group chat going strong on the phone with which, at any time of day, you might meet a cute stranger online, or read two or even three moderately funny tweets, take…

Climate Change Is Erasing Human History

Climate Change Is Erasing Human History

UTQIAĠVIK, ALASKA – On a crumbling heap of thousand-year-old garbage overlooking a leaden sea, Anne Jensen shakes her head disapprovingly. A gust of Arctic air whips her hair around her face as she scrutinises the beige house perched 18m above us, atop an Iñupiat archaeological site that’s fast eroding into…

Check Out The Crap They Found In Philadelphia’s 18th-Century Toilets

Check Out The Crap They Found In Philadelphia’s 18th-Century Toilets

History has left us with many wonders, sometimes buried in elaborate vaults or ornate tombs. Other times, artefacts of times past are found in somewhat sophisticated surroundings. Take for instance, the Museum of the American Revolution’s latest 82,000-piece haul — found in 300-year-old toilets in Philadelphia.