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Did Cavemen Ever Really Exist?

Did Cavemen Ever Really Exist?

We all have a pretty specific image in mind when someone says “caveman.” But did these thick-browed, cave-dwelling early humans exist, or is this just a caricature created by popular culture? Today I Found Out digs into what we now know about the Stone Age, and how closely it matches up with these stereotypes.

The Past We Can Never Return to

The Past We Can Never Return to

Science video makers Kurzgesagt teamed up with author and online personality John Green to create an animated clip to accompany an excerpt from his podcast The Anthropocene Reviewed. The focus of the episode is on the possible meaning of cave paintings, and what they might tell us about the human condition.

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Are You Related to Neanderthals?

Are You Related to Neanderthals?

TL;DW: most likely. Unless all your ancestors are from sub-Saharan Africa, you’re almost certainly part Neanderthal. RealLifeLore points out that scientists have found plentiful evidence that our species – homo sapiens – mated with Neanderthals.

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