30 New Species Discovered in a Tiny Area of the Ocean, Leading Scientists to Propose New Life Zone

A team of Smithsonian explorers has made a startling discovery while diving in a reef system off the coast of Curaçao: once you drop 400 below the surface, there’s an undefined ecosystem with unnamed species that’s hardly ever been studied. During 80 manned-submarine dives between 400 to 1,000 feet, the team explored…

Be Humble: Neanderthal Cave Paintings Show That Modern Humans Aren't the Only Species Capable of Creating Art 

In his book Sapiens, Yuval Noah Harari explains that modern humans tend to think of themselves as standing alone atop the pinnacle of evolution, with all the other Homo species (Habilis, Erectus, Neanderthalensis, etc...) being “merely older models of ourselves.” Central to this evolutionary fallacy is our…