How Much Should We Be Exercising? A Hunter-Gatherer Tribe May Help Us Find The Answer

Up to 10,000 years ago, all humans lived as hunter-gatherers, a semi-nomadic lifestyle involving a combination of hunting and gathering food from the land.   Searching for food requires a lot of walking, not to mention skill and patience. A recent study by anthropologist Herman Pontzer focused of determining just how much hunter-gatherers exercise everyday, and…

The Wallace Line: An Important Discovery That Nobody Knows About

In 1854, a young British naturalist named Alfred Russell Wallace was traveling through the East Indies observing and collecting specimens to study natural history. Wallace collected nearly 126,000 different specimens (with over half being beetles). Many of the specimens were completely new to science, and the exciting discoveries offered a view into the incredible biodiversity…