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Ape Can Start Fire to Cook a Meal

Kanzi, the bonobo that surprised researchers with its linguistic skills (he had learned lexigrams naturally, simply by watching its mother), added a new skillset that will be handy when the apes rise up to [...]

Did Prehistoric Britain Have a Land Navigation Network?

David Derbyshire writes in The Daily Mail that ancient Britons may have developed a sophistated land navigation system among various sites and markers. Amateur archaeologist Tom Brooks has analyzed 1,500 prehistoric sites and found a pattern: He analysed 1,500 prehistoric sites in England and Wales and was able to connect all of them to at least [...]