Archaeologists date prehistoric “Swiss army knife” from Chinese cave

It’s a tool built by humanity’s ancestors.

Early human ancestors may not have passed down knowledge but simply crafted tools on instinct

Luckily we’re really big on it now.

Macaques may have just entered the Stone Age

Crack open a nutty one.

Around 4,500 years ago, Vietnamese stone-age traders traveled hundreds of kilometers to sell their wares

Unsurprisingly, they traded a lot of stone.

Advanced 77,000-year-old Stone Age weapons found in South Africa

Things became very serious at this point.

World’s oldest fillings come from the stone age and they’re basically asphalt

Sink your teeth into this story.

Time to update the Paleo Diet — it was heavy on plants and veggies, archaeologists found

Best enjoyed with a stone fork from a bark plate.

About 100,000 years ago, people with autism were championed, not shunned, and may even have shaped human evolution

Their unique skills provided a huge advantage to the groups who embraced them.

Wild oats might be the first cereal consumed by humans, as early as the Stone Ages

While analysing starch grains on ancient stone grinding tools from southern Italy, Marta Mariotti Lippi at the University of Florence in Italy and her colleagues were able to date the earliest known human consumption of oats as far back as 32,000 years ago – way before farming took root.

Fifteen ton Monolith found under the Mediterranean Sea, estimates put its carving at 9350 years ago

Zvi Ben-Avraham of Tel Aviv University and Emanuele Lodolo of the National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics in Trieste, have discovered a monolith in deep water, resting on a spot that was once an island off the coast of Sicily. Their study has been published in the Journal of Archeological Science.

Oldest dental filling is beeswax

Researchers have found what’s believed to be the oldest dental feeling in history, dating from the stone age. The find was made after the jaw-bone of a middle-aged man dating back from 6,500 years ago had a tooth filled with beeswax, pushing back early human dentistry. The jaw-bone was discovered some 100 years ago in modern Slovenia, and most likely

The oldest dildo could come from the Stone Age

Sex toys have definitely come a long way these past years, but as it turns out, they’re probably not as modern as you’d be tempted to think. Last week, an object carved out of antler bone was excavated from Sweden and it made archaeologists scratch their head quite a lot… and chuckle: the object has an unmistakable look of a penis. Although