How Cats Used Humans to Conquer the World

The AtlanticLike ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. Sometime around the invention of agriculture, the cats came crawling. It was mice and rats, probably, that attracted the wild felines. The rats came because of Ancient Egyptians may have given cats the personality to conquer the world ..

Science Says: DNA shows early spread of cats in human world

National GeographicFILE – This Wednesday, May 23, 2012 file photo shows the sarcophagus for Prince Thutmose’s cat at an exhibit in Seattle. A DNA study reached back thousands of years to track the spread of domesticated cats through the ancient human world and found …Ancient Egyptians may have given cats the personality to conquer the world ..

Ancient Egyptians may have given cats the personality to conquer the world

Science MagazineAround 1950 B.C.E., someone painted an unusual creature on the back wall of a limestone tomb some 250 kilometers south of Cairo. With its long front legs, upright tail, and triangular head staring down an approaching field rat, it is unmistakably a Science Says: DNA shows early spread of cats in human world ..

Yoga: How did it conquer the world and what’s changed?

BBC NewsMillions of people around the world have rolled out their yoga mats to celebrate a tradition that was once the preserve of Hindu holy men but is now a worldwide phenomenon. Practitioners in more than 100 countries have planned events this week to …Thousands join India’s Modi, hit the mat for International Yoga Day ..

How cats conquered the ancient world

BBC NewsThe domestic cat is descended from wild cats that were tamed twice – in the Near East and then Egypt, according to the largest study of its kind. Farmers in the Near East were probably the first people to successfully tame wild cats about 9,000 years How Cats Used Humans to Conquer the World ..