Bow and Arrow - Hadza archer aiming his bow

Bow and Arrow Technology and Culture

The bow and arrow is an ancient technology, and it takes great skill to make a bow. Discover what researchers discovered from interviews with expert bow makers from the hunter-gatherer Hadza people. (5:30 min read)

Human Tolerance - Outstretched Calloused Hand

Human Tolerance Evolved from Living in Harsh Conditions

Human tolerance sets us apart from other animals. Discover how a computer simulation shows that harsh conditions drove our ancestors’ self-domestication process.(4:00 min read)

Agreeable People Join Hands

Agreeable People Are More Successful at Work

Agreeable people are more likely to succeed at work than their aggressive peers. Find out why two studies show that nice guys don’t finish last after all. (3:30 min read)

Human History - March of Progress from Ape to Human

Human History Isn’t a Straight Line – It’s a Tangled Web

Human history is often shown as a neat March of Progress from one species to the next. Find out how DNA testing proves it's much more complicated than that. (4:00 min read time)