Holocene
The Holocene /ˈhɒlɵsiːn/ is a geological epoch which began at the end of the Pleistocene (at 11,700 calendar years BP) and continues to the present. The Holocene is part of the Quaternary period. Its ...
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The Ceremonial Sounds That Accompanied Natufian Funerals, 15,000 Years Ago
They decorated graves with flowers, held ceremonial meals before their funerals, and – as a new study from the University of Haifa now shows – the Natufians who lived in our region 15,000 – 11,500 yea...
Massacres, Torture And Mutilation: Extreme Violence In Neolithic Conflicts
Violent conflicts in Neolithic Europe were held more brutally than has been known so far. This emerges from a recent anthropological analysis of the roughly 7000-year-old mass grave of Schöneck-Kilian...
The Oldest Statue In The World
The Shigir Idol is oldest wooden statue in the world, estimated as having been constructed approximately 9,500 years ago, and preserved in a peat bog on the western fringe of Siberia.
The Last Massive Exploding Meteor Hit Earth in 1908, Leveling 800 Square Miles of Forest
In 1908, a meteor exploding in mid-air released the energy equivalent to "185 Hiroshima bombs"
Tunguska event - Video
At 7:17 AM on the morning of June 30, 1908, a mysterious explosion occurred in the skies over Siberia. It was caused by the impact and breakup of a large met...
History of the world
The history of the world (or world history) is the history of humanity, beginning with the Paleolithic Era. Distinct from the history of the Earth (which includes early geologic history and prehuman b...
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Mesolithic
In archeology, mesolithic (Greek: mesos "middle", lithos "stone") is the culture between paleolithic and neolithic. The term "Epipaleolithic" is often used for areas outside northern Europe but was al...
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Neolithic
The Neolithic /ˌniːɵˈlɪθɪk/ Era, or Period, from νέος (néos, "new") and λίθος (líthos, "stone"), or New Stone Age, was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, accor...
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The Ceremonial Sounds That Accompanied Natufian Funerals, 15,000 Years Ago
They decorated graves with flowers, held ceremonial meals before their funerals, and – as a new study from the University of Haifa now shows – the Natufians who lived in our region 15,000 – 11,500 yea...
Massacres, Torture And Mutilation: Extreme Violence In Neolithic Conflicts
Violent conflicts in Neolithic Europe were held more brutally than has been known so far. This emerges from a recent anthropological analysis of the roughly 7000-year-old mass grave of Schöneck-Kilian...
The Oldest Statue In The World
The Shigir Idol is oldest wooden statue in the world, estimated as having been constructed approximately 9,500 years ago, and preserved in a peat bog on the western fringe of Siberia.
Burckle Crater
Location of Burckle Crater in the Indian OceanBurckle Crater is an undersea feature hypothesized to be an impact crater by the Holocene Impact Working Group. They considered that it likely was formed ...
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Epipaleolithic
"Epipaleolithic" is a term used for the "final Upper Palaeolithic industries occurring at the end of the final glaciation which appear to merge technologically into the Mesolithic". The period is gene...
Epipaleolithic - Wikipedia
Burnt-tailed barb
Balantiocheilos ambusticauda (the burnt-tailed barb or Siamese bala-shark) is a possibly extinct freshwater fish species from the Cyprinidae family. It is or was endemic to the Mae Klong and Chao Phra...
Last glacial period
The last glacial period, popularly known as the Ice Age, was the most recent glacial period within the current ice age occurring during the last years of the Pleistocene, from approximately 110,000 to...
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Kamil Crater
Location of the Kamil Crater in EgyptThe Kamil Crater is a 44.8 m (147 ft) wide and 15.8 m (52 ft) deep (original depth, a part covered by sand at present) meteorite impact crater ...
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Big Lava Bed
The Big Lava Bed, located in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest in the southwestern area of the State of Washington, originated from a 500-foot-deep crater in the northern center of the bed. The Big ...
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El Khiam
El Khiam is an archaeological site near Wadi Khureitun in the Judean desert in Israel, on the shores of the Dead Sea. Archaeological finds at el-Khiam show nearly continuous habitation by groups of h...
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Tunguska event
101°57′E / 60.917°N 101.950°E / 60.917; 101.950The Tunguska event was a large explosion, caused by an asteroid or comet, which occurred near the Podkamennaya Tunguska River in...
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Voay
Voay is an extinct genus of crocodile from Madagascar and includes only one species—V. robustus. Numerous subfossils have been found, including complete skulls as well as vertebrae and osteoderms from...
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Lemei Rock
Lemei Rock is a shield volcano, and part of the polygenetic Indian Heaven Volcanic Field in Washington, United States. It is located midway between Mount St. Helens and Mount Adams, and dates from the...
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Nubia (Mesolithic) / Nile boat

The earliest evidence for an ancient boat on the Nile is a rock art pictograph that dates to the Mesolithic. The El Salha Archaeological Project of the Italian Institute for African and Orienta...
Nubia (Mesolithic) / Nile boat - Wikipedia