48,000-Year-Old Discovery in Sri Lanka Could Change History

Uncovered in and near Sri Lanka’s rainforest cave Fa-Hien Lena, hundreds of arrowheads crafted from animal bones are believed to date back 48,000 years—possibly making them the oldest evidence of bow-and-arrow hunting outside Africa. The earliest instances exist in South Africa (64,000 years ago) and the next oldest was believed to date back 32,000 years in Southeast Asia. Being made from bone means the arrowheads …

CH Luminaries

Oscar Niemeyer, Aaron Swartz, Helen Gurley Brown and more in our tribute to the pioneering figures that we lost in the last year

In a nod to the tradition propagated by the Oscars, we decided to take time to acknowledge the most influential figures in our sphere that have passed away in the last year. While this list is in no way exhaustive—from music to art and design and more, the world lost an immense amount of talent this past year—the 12 luminaries featured here strike a particular …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Yoko Ono vs. menswear, drugged-up spider designers, the year's failures and more in our look at the web this week

1. Yoko Ono for Opening Ceremony “Soooooo, this is actually, like, ‘art’ or something, isn’t it? No fucking way Yoko Ono thinks she can break up The Beatles AND ruin menswear.” Read more of Jon Moy’s appropriate reaction to Ono’s new Opening Ceremony collection over at Four Pins. 2. Javier Riera’s Outdoor Light Projections Spanish artist Javier Riera explores the relationship between nature and geometry …