Archaeologist Michelle Langley and her colleagues recently found an important clue in a Sri Lankan cave called Fa-Thien Lena: 130 bone arrowheads, dating to around 48,000 years ago. The discovery is the oldest evidence of bows and arrows ever found outside Africa. And it hints at how people adapted to survival in challenging new environments like the Arctic of Siberia, the high altitudes of Tibet, and tropical forests in Africa, Asia, and Melanesia. The invention of new technologies like this helped give Homo sapiens the edge we needed to conquer the world. … [Read more...] about South Asia now has the oldest evidence of bows and arrows outside Africa
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The world’s top-grossing digital game was League of Legends, which generated an incredible $1.6 billion for Tencent/Riot Games. The second highest earner was mobile game Clash of Clans with $1.3 billion. The PC took the third, fourth and fifth spot with CrossFire ($1.1 billion), Dungeon Fighter Online ($1.05 billion), and World of Warcraft ($814 million) respectively. … [Read more...] about The PC ruled the 2015 digital market with the highest grossing game and largest top 10 revenue