Researchers excavate the oldest stone tool found in Turkey – the gateway to Europe

Researchers have stumbled across the oldest stone tool ever found in Turkey, and this small piece of extant evidence provides some insightful data relating to human migrations. According to the experts from Royal Holloway (who collaborated with an international team), the excavated quartzite piece was found along the deposits of the Gediz river, in western…

The 10 oldest continuously inhabited cities in Eurasia

History has been witness to both - great settlements that have fallen due to the slightest of chances and magnificent urban centers that have emerged against all odds. In spite of such seemingly capricious endeavors, there are some extraordinary precedents of cities around the world that have seemingly stood the proverbial test of time. (more…)