Browsing the "Ancestors" Tag

Human ancestors used toothpicks

October 21st, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

New evidence suggests that humans were using toothpicks 1.8 million years ago. “Progressive tooth wear triggers bone remodelling processes that


A new species of Australopithecus found

April 9th, 2010 | by Sevaan Franks

A 2-million-year-old new species of Australopithecus has been found in South Africa. Found in the remnants of an underground cave


Ancient dinosaur relative found

March 4th, 2010 | by Sevaan Franks

A dinosaur-like creature has been found which is 10 million years older than the earliest known dinosaurs. [Thx Tron] Asilisaurus


Zapotec men brandished human femurs

July 16th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Ancestral thighbones may have been carried around as status symbols by Zapotec men. “The thought was that the femurs are



  • Follow me on Twitter!   Subscribe to my RSS feed!
     
  • Question of the Moment

    Since 1707, Scotland and England have been the United Kingdom. On Sept 18 Scotland will vote on becoming an independent country.

    View Results

    Loading ... Loading ...
  • Like us on Facebook

  • Sponsors

  • Random Quote

    History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives. — Abba Eban

  • Popular Categories

  • Archives