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Meet the Hobbit: 5 facts about the Homo floresiensis Type Specimen

She has been called a hobbit, a deformed human, and even an “alien from Earth.” Discovered twelve years ago on the Indonesian island of Flores, her bones have sparked debates about who she is, how she came to be here, and what her relation is to us. 633 more words

Fossils

Update on Hobbit Man - Lucy's Little Brother?

Copyright 2015, Dennis Mitton

Hobbit Man – maybe a new branch in hominid evolution? 

If there is a contact sport in science it is physical anthropology (though the brewing battle between run-of-the-mill boring atheists and the new-atheists is brewing nicely.) Human origins has a long history of acrimony and arguing and it appears that Hobbit man is fitting right in. 790 more words

Evolution

The World As We Know It: The Races of Syr Nebra

I’ve been rather short on writing substantive posts on my fantasy series Ascendant Realms. But, since I just released book two, Winterfinding, I thought now would be a good time to expand details of the world. 1.297 more words

Culture

Pathology or Paradigm Shift? Human Evolution, Ad Hominem Science, and the Inexplicable Hobbits of Flores, Indonesia.

by Kenneth W. Krause.

Kenneth W. Krause is a contributing editor and “Science Watch” columnist for the Skeptical Inquirer.  Formerly a contributing editor and books columnist for the… 6.525 more words

Human Evolution

Arguments Against Evolution pt. 8

The previous post followed the lineage of our own species up until the australopithecines. We now turn to our Homo predecessors in this, the eight and final post in the “Arguments Against Evolution” series. 1.064 more words

Evolution

Episode Baru Kisah Hobbit Flores

Jikalau anda pemerhati sejarah dan kepurbakalaan Indonesia, tentu anda tahu tentang kontroversi tentang Homo floresiensis. Setelah 10 tahun setelah ditemukannya fosil hobbit kita menemukan lagi bahan bakar api kontroversi ini 354 more words

Bard's Tavern

[our understanding of] The ‘hobbit’ is growing up!

Homo floresiensis, or the ‘hobbit’ in popular media, turned 10 years old last month. Well, it’s more accurate to say the study of the hobbit turned 10 years old. 839 more words

Evolution