"Every time I got to pull a bone out of the ground it literally felt like reaching through time. I was touching a bone that hadn’t been touched for a million and a half years — it was magical" – Briana Pobiner.
SOURCE: New York Times
Kara Swisher's "Sway" podcast features Rutger Bregman's defense of the human potential for good, and the need to create the social structures in which genius can thrive.
SOURCE: Scientific American
by Henry Gee
From the perspective of a natural historian, humanity has had a good run, but "I suspect that the human population is set not just for shrinkage but collapse—and soon."
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