Pyramid Hieroglyphs Likely Engineering Numbers By Rossella Lorenzi | Tue Jun 7, 2011 12:19 PM ET Mysterious hieroglyphs written in red paint on the floor of a hidden chamber in Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza are just numbers, according to a mathematical analysis of the 4,500-year-old mausoleum. Shown to the world last month, when the first report of a robot […]

Humans First Wore Clothing 170,000 Years Ago By Jennifer Viegas | Thu Jan 6, 2011 01:35 PM ET Humans began to wear clothing 170,000 years ago, concludes a new study that suggests our ancestors first put on clothes after the second-to-last Ice Age, when being nude must have been too cool for comfort. The evidence comes from seemingly very unfashionable lice, […]

Fathers Day Shortchanged? Humble History, Fewer Gifts 19, 2011 Father’s Day traditionally takes a backseat to Mother’s Day, and, for the most part, dads are cool with that, experts say. Nevertheless, as traditional roles around the house gradually change, fathers are gaining more attention on their special day, at least as measured in the monetary value of Father’s Day gifts estimated […]