Category Archives: Ancient technology

When did humans start eating meat?

There are many differences between us and other apes. One is our love for eating meat. But just how old is that love? Which of our ancestors was the first meat eater?

Why were dogs domesticated?

Humans and wolves lived side by side for millennia before we turned them into dogs. So what changed? Why were dogs domesticated after co-existing for so long?

Could Neanderthals make fire?

Fire seems like a fairly necessary skill to survive the ice age, but Neanderthals actually made less fire as the climate worsened. This has led some to conclude that they couldn’t actually start there own.