Scientists Discover What May Be the World’s Oldest Art in Indonesia

October 10, 2014 by  
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Move over Europe: a new discovery in Indonesia could knock the western continent from its popular position as the cradle for early human creativity. According to the journal Nature , an Australian-Indonesian team of researchers made the surprising discovery that cave paintings found in Sulawesi, Indonesia date back to at least 35,000 to 40,000 years old, making them some of the oldest art known. The breakthrough research challenges the Eurocentric view of the origins of art and suggests that the earliest artists may have come from Africa. Read the rest of Scientists Discover What May Be the World’s Oldest Art in Indonesia Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ancient art , art discovery , birthplace of art , cave art , cave paintings , el Castillo , indonesia , limestone caves , pig deer , Sulawesi

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Is Smart the Most Sustainable Car on the Planet?

October 7, 2011 by  
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Image Credit: Courtesy of smart usa All anyone really ever talks about when it comes to automobiles is what’s coming out of the tailpipe. But fuel type is only one aspect of a car’s sustainability. For the better part of three weeks, I’ve been driving around the country in a smart promoting my new book Urban Green . The car company is a sponsor of my nationwide book tour. I’ve headed out into America to visit more than 20 colleges and universities to engage millennials to discover what they really thin… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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What Left 33 Whales Dead on the Shores of Ireland?

November 12, 2010 by  
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33 pilot whales like this one were found dead on the shores of northwest Ireland earlier this week. Photo: Barney Moss under a Creative Commons License Last Saturday, 33 pilot whales were found dead, beached on the northwest coast of Ireland. Mostly females and calves, the whales either died before washing ashore, or shortly thereafter

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