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Leluhur Manusia Flores

Membaca berita Manusia Mata Menge yang baru saja dipublikasikan belum lama ini semakin menambah kagum akan kekayaan bumi nusantara ini. Apalagi kalau dibaca di masa-masa tenang bulan ramadhan seperti ini, biarpun rumit ‘njelimet tapi senang membacanya. 826 kata lagi


Scrambled Eggs

Breakin’ Up Is Hard To Do… 

Eyes still closed, I’ve got a good wake up feeling. She’s breathing on my arm. My wife is spooning with me again. 652 kata lagi

Science Fiction

Hobbit time

A few months after the diminutive hominin fossil Homo floresiensis, which because of its relatively large feet was quickly dubbed the ‘Hobbit’, turned out to be considerably… 525 kata lagi

Anthropology And Geoarchaeology

A 700,000-Year Old Skull Discovered In Greece Challenges Out-of-Africa Theory OF Evolution

The skull which dates back 700,000 years is one of the most enigmatic objects ever discovered in Europe.  This finding directly opposes the ‘Out-Of-Africa’ theory, a doctrine firmly accepted by mainstream scholars today. 646 kata lagi


An Impertinent Question

This is what we look like after how many generations of using each other’s heads for pinatas?

So cultural practices–like, for instance, clubbing each other on the head–can shape our physical evolution? 64 kata lagi


And They Say We Believe in Silly Things

Way back in 2004, some scientists–I use the word advisedly–trotted out a theory that Homo erectus, formerly known as Java Man, had a really thick skull, much thicker than ours, because the males had a habit of popping each other over the head with clubs. 279 kata lagi


Maba and Buia

Two new endocasts on AJPA:
Maba (Asia, 300-130 ky) and Buia (Africa, 1 My).