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Worldview

Ancient men and women in Italy had one key difference in their diets — study

Before it all went to hell, one dietary difference explained a lot about the roles of men and women some 2,000 years ago.

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Worldview

5,000 years ago, a group of people left Taiwan and changed the world

Genes and history unite for a story of an ancient ocean voyage.

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The ancient people who built Stonehenge “wanted it to last a long while.”

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Worldview

Why "a really exciting story is unfolding right now” in Tibet

Why travelers who love ancient human history should visit the “roof of the world.”

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Worldview

A 96 million-year-old fossil is the best reason to visit Texas

A single fossil casts fresh light on the Lone Star State.

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Travel
Gear

This shape-shifting e-bike morphs into a high-powered snowmobile

You can switch from the off-roading tires to a snow track in about an hour with the Daymak Combat.

Gear

DJI’s Mini 3 drone is its best value yet — even without 60 fps video

After we got our hands on the Mini 3 Pro, we were waiting to see what a Mini 3 would look like.

Gear

Mercedes-Benz’s modular mini camper looks perfect for part-time van life

Mercedes-Benz teased its Concept EQT Marco Polo van with a bed and kitchen unit that can be removed quickly.

Gear

Devialet’s first portable speaker offers top-notch audio at an eye-watering price

The Devialet Mania only weighs five pounds but can produce up to 95dB and has 10 hours of playtime.

scooterific

How to buy the perfect e-scooter in 4 simple steps

Range, speed, and price aren't the only things to keep in mind when buying an electric scooter.

Gear

EcoFlow’s River 2 power stations level up your camping comfort

EcoFlow revealed the second edition of its entry-level portable power station, which will be offered in three tiers.

Out of sight

Look: Animals in national parks dramatically shift their behavior with humans around

They’re onto us.

Gear

Mercedes-Benz’s new electric SUV balances practicality and power

The AMG EQE SUV can hit 0 to 60 mph in 3.4 seconds but is a more versatile and comfortable ride than Mercedes-Benz' other electric AMG models.

Gear

This 4x4 e-scooter is the monster truck of electric mobility

Robo.Systems' 4x4 Gladiator has four independent motors and a top speed of 30 mph for any offroading adventures.

Gear

Jeep’s first all-electric vehicle won’t debut in the U.S.

The Jeep Avenger will come in a compact SUV form factor and will arrive in European markets early next year.

HORIZONS

Trash can-sized robots could revolutionize how you travel — but there's a catch

It carries your things, streams your tunes, and keeps a watchful eye on your every move.

Innovation

Tesla Full Self-Driving 10.69: Specs, price, and early reviews of the latest update

Beta-testers seem pleased with the changes, which will now cost $15,000 for new vehicles.

HORIZONS

Want to take a road trip in your electric vehicle? Prepare to go off track

Right now, an EV-powered vacation can be a headache. Smoother rides may be coming soon.

HORIZONS

Carbon capture technology could turn trains into giant greenhouse-gas vacuums

All aboard the CO2-choo train!

Spy Vs. Spy

The Gray Man release date, time, plot, cast, and trailer for Netflix’s spy movie

Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans star as clashing CIA assassins trying to out-kill each other

Historic

Yellowstone flooding: 10 images capture the extent of destruction

It will likely take some time to rebuild the damaged areas.

Ancient Humans
Science

Ancient Egyptian "Funeral Home" Reveals Secrets of Embalming

How did dead bodies become immortal mummies? We’re now one step closer to finding out.

Book of the Dead

‘Golden Boy’ mummy CT scans reveal 2,300-year-old burial traditions

The teenage mummy’s coffin was a treasure trove of burial rituals.

Science

Ancient Siberian DNA upends our understanding of Native American migration

Native Americans journeyed back to North Asia from North America, study finds

This week in science

Soyuz rescue plan and more: Understand the world through 8 images

No mercy

Bog body deaths reveal a gruesome trend throughout history

But many deaths remain shrouded in mystery.

raid n trade

Viking DNA study finds they were more genetically diverse than modern Scandinavians

The Viking Age brought surprising genetic diversity to northern Europe, but it didn’t last.

This week in science

NASA Perseverance Mars depot and more: Understand the world through 7 images

Movie Myths

Wonder Woman’s fantastical Amazons are based on these real-life warriors

Themiscyra is pure fiction, but its inhabitants are closer to reality.

Ancient news

DNA study reveals how a mysterious, extinct human shaped our immune systems

Denisovan DNA likely helped modern humans adapt to their environments and fight infections.

This week in science

Orion's return powered flyby and more: Understand the world through 8 images

The Artemis I mission approaches its final step.

Ancient world

Analysis of 3,000-year-old shipwreck reveals international Bronze Age trade route

The Uluburun shipwreck opens a window to the ancient world.

Science

A 2000-year-old artifact rewrites what we know about one of Europe’s most mysterious languages

Historians previously believed the Basque people had no written language until the Romans invaded. Surprise!

This week in science

Artemis I lifts off and more: Understand the world through 8 images

NASA’s Moon-bound mega-rocket finally leaves the launchpad.

This week in science

Artemis targets November launch and more: Understand the world through 8 images

This week in science

Webb captures Pillars of Creation and more: Understand the world through 8 images

This week in science

NASA reveals DART success and more: Understand the world through 7 images

Science

Ancient Egyptian "Funeral Home" Reveals Secrets of Embalming

How did dead bodies become immortal mummies? We’re now one step closer to finding out.

science

Study: Some Vikings Brought Horses and Dogs To Britain

A recent archaeological study found the first evidence that the Viking Great Army brought horses, hunting dogs, and livestock along on its invasion of Brtain.

Book of the Dead

‘Golden Boy’ mummy CT scans reveal 2,300-year-old burial traditions

The teenage mummy’s coffin was a treasure trove of burial rituals.

Science

Studying ancient human DNA has unlocked our origins — but the ethics are hazy

Who gives consent for study participants long gone — and who should speak for them today?

Science

Look: Primate relative shows how ancient animals adapted to global warming

Chomp chomp

Look: With a mouth full of teeth, this Pterosaur ate like a whale

Filter-feeding isn’t a new invention.

Science

Humans didn’t evolve to live in cold — our survival is a lesson in ingenuity

Layers.

Science

The oldest paintings ever found on Earth were not made by humans — research

Neanderthals were producing non-figurative art tens of millennia before the arrival of Homo sapiens in Europe.

Science

Ancient Siberian DNA upends our understanding of Native American migration

Native Americans journeyed back to North Asia from North America, study finds

This week in science

Soyuz rescue plan and more: Understand the world through 8 images

Christ Killer

Nick Cave's weird, scrapped Gladiator 2 script still deserves to be made

Let’s take a look back at one of Hollywood’s weirdest abandoned screenplays.

The Inverse Review

Vikings: Valhalla Season 2 brings even more beserker blood and action

"True Vikings always reach for glory."

V for Valhalla

In Vikings: Valhalla Season 2, motherhood becomes the battlefield

Frida Gustavsson, Jeb Stuart, and more discuss the bloody period drama's highly-anticipated return with Inverse.

No mercy

Bog body deaths reveal a gruesome trend throughout history

But many deaths remain shrouded in mystery.

Science

Ancient DNA analysis debunks a toxic myth about Vikings

Visitors to Scandinavia shook up its genome, but only for a short time.

Anniversary

How a goofy Nintendo prototype changed video games forever

Paving the way for a massive success.