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Cave paintings may depict volcanic eruption

February 8th, 2016 | by Sevaan Franks

36,000-year-old spray-like paintings found in Chauvet-Pont D’Arc Cave in France may be the oldest-known depictions of a volcanic eruption. Fearsome


Neanderthal bone tool found in France

January 21st, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A multi-purpose bone tool fashioned by Neanderthals has been found in France at the Grotte du Bison in Burgundy. “This


Paleolithic Venus figurine found in France

December 10th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A 23,000-year-old limestone Venus figurine has been uncovered in northern France. “We were expecting to find classical vestiges such as