Category: History

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Do Teenage “Tyrants” – Carnivorous Dinosaur Offspring – Explain Lack of Dinosaur Diversity?

New research suggests offspring of enormous carnivorous dinosaurs, such as Tyrannosaurus rex, may have fundamentally re-shaped their communities by out-competing smaller rival species. UNM researchers examine how carnivorous dinosaur offspring reduced species diversity. Paleo-ecologists...

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How many early human species existed on Earth?

We Homo sapiens didn’t used to be alone. Long ago, there was a lot more human diversity; Homo sapiens lived alongside an estimated eight now-extinct species of human about 300,000 years ago. As recently as 15,000 years ago, we were...

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Why the 1918 Flu Pandemic Never Really Ended

Combating influenza in Seattle in 1918, workers wearing masks on their faces in a Red Cross room. Picture buy theatlantic.com An unthinkable 50 to 100 million people worldwide died from the 1918-1919 flu pandemic commonly known as...

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7 Things You May Not Know About Freemasons

Freemason secrets allegedly lurk behind everything from the planning of our nation’s capital to murder. Members of the enigmatic Masonic brotherhood include prominent politicians, Founding Fathers and titans of business. In modern times, Masons are known for donating millions...