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Facing Uncertainty: Photographic portraits from Kenya

Growing up among the Maasai in Kenya, James tells Ashley that he was the "short, ugly one" in the tribe, as his brothers there were so much more handsome. A truly gorgeous people.


Discovery of Earliest Homo Sapien Skulls confirms 'Out of Africa' Theory. Oldest fossils of humans found in Herto, Ethiopia. Skulls (two adults & child) 160,000 yrs ago - 40,000 yrs earlier than previous old remains of Homo Sapiens. Clark Howell (UCBerkeley): "the fossils are unmistakably non Neanderthal & show that (modern) humans had evolved in Africa long before the European Neanderthals disappeared. They demonstrate conclusively that there was never a Neanderthal stage in human…


this is exactly what I said. whenever he would come on screen in the originals I would say oh hi isaac. EVERY.SINGLE.TIME.<< YES I KNOW I PINNED IT ALREADY ITS THAT IMPORTANT


Russia - Young Buryat girl in traditional dress, Lake Baikal, Buryatia, Russia. Image: © Photo by Pavel Ageychenko | BaikalNature Team |

from Mail Online

Palaeoartist brings human evolution to life with realistic sculptures

Ms Daynès seeks to reveal the secrets of ancient bones and give ancient humans, such as this Homo sapien from Cop Blanc in France, their face, identity and humanity back


VE Day: How the nation celebrated 70 years ago, in pictures

Prime Minister Winston Churchill waving to a waiting crowd as he leaves the Houses of Parliament after the news of the defeat of Nazi Germany