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3.13.19

Want to Know Who Partied at Stonehenge? Look at the Pig Bones

Some 4,500 years ago, the ticket to a megalithic party was a pig from your local farm.

1.17.17

Michael Eavis Says He’s Renamed Glastonbury 2019 as … the Variety Bazaar

"The Glastonbury Festival team presents The Variety Bazaar," to be more specific.

8.15.16

Archeologists Were Wrong About 'Superhenge'

The ring of structures underneath Stonehenge are not made of stone.

7.20.16

Stonehenge Stoners and Worshipping Wizards: 12 Hours at the World’s Biggest Pagan Party

We traveled to Stonehenge on the summer solstice—one of the most sacred days for pagans—to find out if the event's spiritual significance has survived the recent influx of drunken revelers.

5.26.16

Stonehenge, Easter Island, Venice: Climate Change Will Destroy Human History

Beloved World Heritage sites all over the world might disappear forever, thanks to climate change.

10.13.15

Whoever Built Stonehenge Really Loved Cheese

The more we learn about the barbecue-eating, cheese-worshipping inhabitants of Stonehenge, the more it becomes obvious that they had awesome taste in food.

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9.7.15

This Newly Discovered 'Superhenge' May Have Been Buried in Prehistoric Religious Revolution

The remains of a huge prehistoric arena 12 times as big as Stonehenge in the UK has been discovered underground just two miles away. It could transform what is known about Britain's religious history.

6.23.15

All the Weird Shit I Saw at This Year's Stonehenge Summer Solstice

A boy in a panda hat doing NOS balloons, couples fingering each other in sleeping bags, and a strange tent-human hybrid.

6.1.15

The 'Battle of the Beanfield' Was the Beginning of the End for Britain's Illegal Raves

Thirty years ago today, a convoy of new-age travelers—including men, women, and children—on their way to a free party at Stonehenge were savagely beaten by 1,300 cops.

10.30.14

What Oculus Rift Can Learn From Cave Paintings

The same auditory illusions that inspired ancient art could be used to make virtual reality more convincing.

4.22.14

Long Live King Arthur, Ruler of Stonehenge

Somewhere in the background of your uncle’s routine photos of his summer trip to Stonehenge, chances are you’ll catch a glimpse of a peculiar, burly old man. He’s often there, leaning up along the fences at the edge of the site. Most likely, he’s...

12.12.13

Was Stonehenge the Ultimate Rock Gig?

Researchers suggest the stones in the prehistoric monument may have been selected for their sonic qualities.

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