Tagged: survival

The Oldest Humans to Ever Live

The Oldest Humans to Ever Live

The one thing that we have continued to seek as humans is the ability to live a longer life. In these contemporary times, we are living longer than ever. This is due to the...

Energy poverty is a real problem. Coal is a bogus solution.

Energy poverty is a real problem. Coal is a bogus solution.

Some 1.2 billion people around the world lack access to electricity. 2.8 billion burn charcoal, wood, or other biomass to cook and heat their homes. Lack of access to clean, reliable energy services, or “energy poverty,”...

Taming the Mammoth: Why You Should Stop Caring What Other People Think

Taming the Mammoth: Why You Should Stop Caring What Other People Think

Evolution does everything for a reason, and to understand the origin of this particular insanity, let’s back up for a minute to 50,000BC in Ethiopia, where your Great2,000 Grandfather lived as part of a small tribe. A...

Ants Are Growing Food and They’re Better at It Than We Are

Ants Are Growing Food and They’re Better at It Than We Are

Ants cultivated designer crops in controlled environments millions of years before humans figured out how to push seeds into the ground to grow food, scientists reported in a study Wednesday. It has long been...

Thirsty Chameleon Found Mummified Alive by India’s Searing Sun

Thirsty Chameleon Found Mummified Alive by India’s Searing Sun

A thirsty chameleon that perished during its desperate search for water may no longer be of this world, but its mummy — naturally preserved by India’s hot, tropical climate — has intrigued people the...

Monkeys Can Make Stone Tools, Too

Monkeys Can Make Stone Tools, Too

When these monkeys bang rocks together, they make stone flakes that resemble those archaeologists believe humans made two million to three million years ago.

Drama and tension help Attenborough’s Planet Earth II show nature’s glory

Drama and tension help Attenborough’s Planet Earth II show nature’s glory

The technological developments that make the series so visually stunning have helped here; smaller, lighter cameras and HD formats can bring us closer to the animals, giving us an unprecedented intimacy with their world....