Browsing the "Fire" Tag

Humans mastered fire 350,000 years ago

December 18th, 2014 | by Admin

Flint tools and debris found in Tabun Cave in Israel suggests that humans mastered fire 350,000 years ago. In layers [&hellip


Peking Man used fire

March 21st, 2014 | by Admin

New evidence found in China concludes that Peking Man was able to control and use fire 770,000 years ago. Recent [&hellip


Which hominid mastered fire?

October 18th, 2012 | by Admin

The archaeological debate about which hominid invented fire is heating up. Richard Wrangham, an anthropologist at Harvard, claims that hominids [&hellip


The world’s first “matches”

August 13th, 2012 | by Admin

Archaeologists are claiming that mysterious clay and stone artifacts found in Israel may have been used to start fires. “We [&hellip


Partying teens damage Megalithic tomb

April 20th, 2011 | by Admin

An ancient megalitich burial chamber in the Netherlands has been damaged by a fire, possibily started by teenagers having a [&hellip



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