Cut Marks on Bones Suggest Neanderthals Butchered Elephants

Cut marks on the heel bone of a male straight-tusked elephant, which was about 50 years old when it died.Photo: Wil Roebroeks, Leiden University Historical finds of elephant remains alongside stone tools have long prompted speculation among researchers that early humans or other hominin species may have relied on the massive mammals for food. Now, … Read more

South Korea’s middle-aged men are dying ‘lonely deaths’

CNN – South Korea has a problem: thousands of people, many middle aged and isolated, are dying alone every year, often going undiscovered for days or weeks. This is “godoksa,” or “lonely deaths,” a widespread phenomenon the government has been trying to combat for years as its population rapidly ages. Under South Korean law, a … Read more