History

We need to know about progress if we’re concerned about the world’s large problems
The US Civil War drastically reshaped how Americans deal with death – will the pandemic?
Longtermism’s perspective on humanity’s past, present, and future
Derinkuyu: Mysterious underground city in Turkey found in man’s basement
A papyrus reveals how the Great Pyramid was built
Mary Rose
X-rays may save Henry VIII’s resurrected warship, the last of its kind
lidar data
Lasers reveal hundreds of Mayan and Olmec ceremonial centers
history of boredom
The history of boredom might surprise you
ancient viruses
Ancient frozen viruses hold clues to life and climate
Royalty
5 ways we all live like royalty