As we all work towards a better and brighter future, these are findings that offer a glimpse into life in the past. From an energy efficient Egyptian pigment to a 1700-year-old ancient sock, these 5 anthropological findings remind us that though we have a long road ahead of us, we have also come a long way as innovators.
Egyptian blue: The energy efficient ancient pigment
Neanderthals and fire: Our distant cousins were able to start and control fire
Wooden tools: Oldest Neanderthal tools found in the Iberian Peninsula
Prehistoric Mummies: Egyptian embalming "recipe" was around for millennia
1,700 year old sock: How ancient Egyptians kept their toes warm