History

March 2, 2024

8,000-Year-Old Patagonia Cave Art Illuminates Ancient Climate Change

Cave art left behind by ancient humans has created many scientific mysteries. Who drew what when—the answers can tell us a lot about the early movement and the lives of humans and our ancient relatives. Sometimes cave art records human-ness such as handprints, or activities such as hunting. Sometimes the designs discovered painted in caves or carved into rocks are geometric in nature.

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February 18, 2024

Colorized and Stabilized Footage Offers a Glimpse Into the Cafés of Paris in the 1920s

Old footage is a priceless gift that allows us to travel back in time and get a glimpse of the past. The one real caveat is the grainy, low quality of these colorless images. The low level of definition can also make it harder for some people to relate to the subjects of the film. Building a sturdier bridge between past and present, YouTube channel NASS restores vintage videos with the help of contemporary software.

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