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Posted: 15 Hours 2 Minutes ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nichttps://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?pT678
Posted: 1 Day 2 Hours ago by: Paul CrowleyHighly unusual (i.e. almost unknown) behaviour for a terrestrial animal. Yet standard for an ape. This peculiarity of apes calls for an explanation. The normality of human behaviour -- within that of apes generally -- shows that human
Posted: 1 Day 7 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicOur rudimentary aquatic bearing due to : Ads·Shop your inner fish Image of Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body $1
Posted: 1 Day 8 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.comPresent-day humans are clearly not aquatic at all today, and many humans are afraid of drowning. Most older people in my village can't even swim & never swam. I needed special lessons before I learned to swim at 10 or 12 years, and I wa
Posted: 1 Day 17 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicSulawesi weather Aug 2018: 6 rainy days, often cloudy, he could store rain from roof. Guam weather Aug 2018 https://www.timeanddate.com/weather/usa/guam-hagatna/historic?month=8&year 18 Of course without shelter, he'd be sharkbait.
Posted: 1 Day 17 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicThanks, it merely confirms the obvious, humans can live anywhere if they have shelter!! He'll never return to the dangerous sea but sleeps every night in a shelter, just like all Homo sapiens.
Posted: 1 Day 23 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.comhttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-45649012
Posted: 2 Days 4 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nichttps://preservingouranimalsinthewild.quora.com/The-Mangalica-also-known-as-the-sheep-pig-is-the-last-pig-breed-in-existence-to-have-a-thick-curly-coat-of-hair-Ev?ch&oidg250079&share7350be&srid=RPhZF&target_type=post Woolly mammoth Wooll
Posted: 3 Days 1 Hour ago by: I Envy JTEMOne screaming obvious problem is that this isn't legitimate science. I mean, there's no baseline. You'd have to do the exact same analysis on virtually every species in order to determine what is genuinely interesting here. We know we'
Posted: 3 Days 19 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nichttps://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-022-01759-2.epdf?sharing_tokenyA5ORTJFZvCZn1VN-nKVdRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0P8GEqw2ApdxOZTChicD5-WpJIjTllhRtymJJxmR4OGAAMcDKWyKWQLGzhSnYJELZw1ShbvndQWuMz1ki4Gw5fUdsnxAlYqYpFTQaPD--hJvebf16EQpud-hYwr4xKj3eQ%
Posted: 3 Days 21 Hours ago by: Paul CrowleyChimpanzees produce diverse vocal sequences with ordered and recombinatorial properties Open paper https://www.nature.com/articles/s42003-022-03350-8 Abstract The origins of human language remains a major question in evolutionary scienc
Posted: 3 Days 23 Hours ago by: Paul CrowleyChimp infants are precocious enough to be able to hold onto their mothers (with no assistance from the mother) immediately after birth. They also quickly learn how climb independently, so that when threatened by a leopard at night the
Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMHonestly. They won't publish anything pertaining to paleo anthropology unless the writer has first consumed BUCKETS of paint chips... The picture humans spreading like a ball where they begin at Point-A then pack up everything and walk
Posted: 4 Days 22 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMThe real question here is if they could have been knapping all these hyper sharp bits onto the ground if they didn't have shoes? Whether they developed foot coverings first or came up with them in response to shredding their feet & toe
Posted: 4 Days 22 Hours ago by: Primum Sapientihttps://www.sciencenews.org/article/denisovan-girl-fossil-tooth-hominid-laos-anthropology A Denisovan girl’s fossil tooth may have been unearthed in Laos A molar adds to suspicions that the mysterious hominids inhabited Southeast Asia'
Posted: 6 Days ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicOn Friday, May 13, 2022 at 5:52:58 PM UTC-4, DD'eDeN aka note/nickname/alas_my_loves wrote:
Posted: 6 Days ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicThis comment refers to a post at AAT.io about SIDS Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and new information about an enzyme. I note that when Homo split from arboreal apes, sleeping mother and infant apes were in physical contact all night but sle
Posted: 6 Days ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicChimp infants are vastly more altricial vs most mammals and birds. Apith infants were certainly very altricial. Primate
Posted: 6 Days ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nichttps://youtu.be/OE_tmd1PI-Y
Posted: 6 Days ago by: Primum SapientiNot necessarily, if they already had foot wear of some kind. No. Have you ever watched someone knapping, or at least a video or two? Here's a decent one https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nJKqNjXDkU Living in the Stone Age: Flint Knappi
Posted: 6 Days 2 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.comWhy not inform a *little* bit before trying to say something?? The littoral theory prefectly explains eccrine glands as well as hair distributions, e.g. my paper 1987 Med.Hypoth.24:293-9 "The aquatic ape theory and some common diseases
Posted: 6 Days 2 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.comNot at all, on the contrary: read our paper.
Posted: 7 Days 3 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMI have often -- and for many years -- argued the opposite. Feather Like Thingies (which is a technical term) or, if you prefer, proto feathers, seem to appear as far back as we can ascertain! They predate flight by an extremely long ti
Posted: 8 Days 11 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.com
Posted: 8 Days 21 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicHummingbirds do?
Posted: 8 Days 21 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nic?? Gathering seaweed, oysters, mushrooms, pineapples...
Posted: 8 Days 21 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicYou confuse vocalization (parrots, walrus) with complex coded language (human script).
Posted: 8 Days 21 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nichttps://youtu.be/u4mwuvdnxHs
Posted: 8 Days 23 Hours ago by: Paul CrowleyI wouldn't usually be bothered replying to your posts. But there's an interesting point below. Flight is often disadvantageous to birds on oceanic islands. They are liable to be blown away in strong winds, and never get back. So
Posted: 9 Days ago by: littor...@gmail.comFor understanding speech evolution, google "Seafood, Diving, Song and Speech".
Posted: 9 Days ago by: littor...@gmail.comMy little boy, - everybody knows this, - everybody also knows that this has 0 to do with pachyosteosclerosis as in H.erectus & slow-swahllo-diving marine tetrapods: POS or pachyosteosclerosis (extremely thick & heavy skeletons, possibly
Posted: 9 Days 3 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.comYes, my boy, ostriches are bipedal runners... :-DDD Ostriches don't have POS. POS or pachyosteosclerosis (extremely thick & heavy skeletons, possibly more brittle due to an excess of calcium) in tetrapods is exclusively seen in slow &
Posted: 9 Days 8 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicKuphos = kyphos : hump, shieldborne aback kyphosis : humpback hunchback, bent forward rounded skyphos = scoop, drinking cup; shovel = lopar@Croatian I had these confused, but are simply inverting shield position from dome to bowl and bac
Posted: 9 Days 15 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nichttps://youtu.be/WNL9Jp9oeYA NA primates
Posted: 10 Days 2 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMSomething that was always know. I mean, how can they evolve to endurance run by endurance running? It's circular. "People are well trained, not well informed." --The Book of JTEM I hate to quote myself (no I doubt) but the
Posted: 10 Days 2 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMHe/They/You/It/Them also say that a 4.8 point drop in I.Q.s is not a "Hurting" anyone, while nearly all of the human race agrees that anything dropping I.Q.s is a very bad thing... NOTE: The brain is composed of a large part by DHA, wh
Posted: 10 Days 8 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.com- India approached Eurasia -> island arcs = mangrove forests: catarrhines that reached India became aquarboreal, google our TREE paper "Aquarboreal Ancestors?". - India further underneath Eurasia -> split lesser (E) & great apes (W). - Grea
Posted: 10 Days 21 Hours ago by: Paul CrowleyThey should also have concluded that australopiths could not have slept in trees -- the usual assumption of standard PA -- since all other primate infants (whose mothers sleep in trees) are not altricial. Primate infants need to be able
Posted: 10 Days 21 Hours ago by: Paul CrowleyThanks. Good point. It seems that if it's done early enough (i.e. before ~6 years old) then the effective removal of half of the brain often has no, or little, effect.
Posted: 11 Days 5 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMMeaning, what? Mushrooms don't dive so we don't need to? What do you think you're saying here? Not that I believe you capable of fully articulating an idea but, well, I have to admit it would be fun to watch you try.
Posted: 11 Days 5 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMSpeech isn't needed. No other species has a language. Mathematics isn't needed. Goats, bears & chimps don't carry calculators or scribble equations in the dirt. We don't need these things. And the fact that we don't need them, we never "
Posted: 11 Days 5 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMYou don't seem to know how to deconstruct a problem, ascertain what is or isn't critical, and I have to admit that I find this hilarious. EVERYONE agrees on coastal dispersal. It's the very method everyone agrees was used to spread our g
Posted: 11 Days 5 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMhttps://groups.google.com/g/sci.anthropology.paleo/c/E2G1SI0Illk/m/4RT9ELC0BAAJ There you go; proof that you are wrong, Wrong, WRONG and you can only wish you were as gifted as JTEM. No wonder you envy my! I can't fault you for that at
Posted: 11 Days 5 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMReally? Because I imagine that there's a poop load of conditions/diseases that follow genetic heritage, mapping out migrations/multiregionalism. ...Native Americans, for example, are more prone to diabetes. African Americans a
Posted: 11 Days 8 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicInfantile shoulders external diameter vs Maternal pelvic internal diameter Regarding the twisting during birth
Posted: 11 Days 8 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.comI'm sorry I can't help you much here... Op maandag 9 mei 2022 om 17:58:30 UTC+2 schreef I Envy JTEM:
Posted: 11 Days 8 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.comThe same idiots who believe their ancestors ran after antelopes over the African savanna also believe Inuit are H.erectus...
Posted: 11 Days 14 Hours ago by: Primum SapientiApparently those people the cite studied don't know they're supposed to be handicapped...
Posted: 11 Days 14 Hours ago by: Primum SapientiThat's the biggest whopper you stated yet...
Posted: 11 Days 14 Hours ago by: Primum SapientiDiving not needed.
Posted: 11 Days 14 Hours ago by: Primum SapientiSome bits here https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28561302/ Bone loss, traditional diet, and cold adaptation in Arctic populations https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1094695006603363 Ethnic Differences in Bone Mineral D
Posted: 11 Days 15 Hours ago by: Primum SapientiOstriches are bipedal runners.
Posted: 11 Days 15 Hours ago by: Primum SapientiDiving not needed.
Posted: 11 Days 15 Hours ago by: Primum SapientiHunter gatherers have/had higher bone density, diving not needed.
Posted: 11 Days 15 Hours ago by: Primum SapientiSweating results from physical exertion, like running. We are runners. Even little kids run. AA can't explain head hair or sweating. Or even other locations for body hair - which don't appear until puberty.
Posted: 11 Days 15 Hours ago by: Primum SapientiInteresting catch. Easier to use form of the link <https://www.newscientist.com/article/2315684-shoulder-growth-may-slow-during-human-development-to-make-birth-easier/> The paper is here https://www.pnas.org/doi/abs/10.1073/pnas.21149
Posted: 11 Days 15 Hours ago by: Primum SapientiLook up hemispherectomies. There's probably some variations on the procedure.
Posted: 11 Days 15 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMIt's necessary when one rejects "Intelligent Design." If evolution is not directed, if aliens or a divine being do not decide evolution then attributing motives as you demand is stupid. It really is stupid.
Posted: 11 Days 15 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMIt's kind of like "Arguing" that flightless birds can't exist because flying is so awesome. Flightless birds do exist. Humans are the Aquatic Ape. Even the Out of Africa purists admit it -- even if they sometimes realize what that means
Posted: 11 Days 15 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMNo, you're describing it as if Denisovans were a ball rolling west to east. You've got to think of it more like spilled paint. It spreads out, covers an area, and then in order to get to anywhere on the other side you have to walk throu
Posted: 11 Days 15 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMI don't know why so many of these sources get it wrong -- it seems intentional -- but we are not technically in an ice age, this is an ice age. What people think of as "The" ice age was the most recent of many glacial periods, and there w
Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nic- Denisovans crossed Wallace Line, contributed to AmerIndians, not FLores. 5.5m https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pg0Z3LappEM
Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nichttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pg0Z3LappEM 9m30s
Posted: 11 Days 23 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nichttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2vuL3oZogc Good video by Stephan Milo on ice age Europe at 5 minutes, hand painted stencils on cave walls, child prints: carried by parent or piggyback? How could they blow the paint on the child's hand if
Posted: 12 Days ago by: littor...@gmail.comHere are some examples of questions raised in “Planet Ocean: our mysterious connections to water” (Michel Odent. Clairview 2021) -Why do human mammals need to learn techniques to be able to swim? -Why do seals go to dry land to give
Posted: 12 Days 4 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nic65,000 years in Australia https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0277379122001299
Posted: 12 Days 4 Hours ago by: PandoraDynamic finite-element simulations reveal early origin of complex human birth pattern Abstract Human infants are born neurologically immature, potentially owing to conflicting selection pressures between bipedal locomotion and encephaliz
Posted: 12 Days 20 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicCliff diving rather.
Posted: 12 Days 23 Hours ago by: Paul CrowleyQuote some good authority for this. If it was true, you would have quotes from the greats. I wasn't there (some 25 ma) so I have to speculate. Maybe this island had a lot of fairly horizontal lianas. The habitat probably didn't c
Posted: 13 Days ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nichttps://youtu.be/yjzMHt5fEP4
Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMSo I haven't been around as much online, mostly because I've been helping out with a friend diagnosed with Glioblastoma. Nasty business, that. So Googling it, I see that the usual life expectancy is around 15 months, while my friend has
Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicI didn't see the Chris Knight zoomcast, but watched his older videos, my response to his contention that apes do not speak because they live in a brute environment, while humans speak because we live in a virtual environment: Language i
Posted: 13 Days 6 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicFrom Science. All scientists know this. Science explains how there are 2 tides, the natural processes involved, not why. Science explains how dinosaurs went extinct, not why. Since other primates don't, how did it's niche change to
Posted: 13 Days 7 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicYou don't know Hunter Biden. https://nypost.com/2022/05/08/hollywood-lawyer-kevin-morris-paid-off-over-2m-of-hunter-bidens-taxes/ He'd sell his mother.
Posted: 13 Days 8 Hours ago by: Paul CrowleyWhere did you get that idea? The question "Why?" could hardly be more basic, e.g. : Why are there two tides every day? Why did the dinosaurs go extinct? The monkey began to brachiate. It wasn't much good at it to begin with, having a
Posted: 13 Days 15 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicThat's why?? Science explores and tries to explain how, not why. How did it acquire these traits? it acquired Numerous monkey populations live on river and sea islands, they're monkeys which don't swing like apes, they swim fine. Tho
Posted: 13 Days 15 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicDD: Did ancient Homo sleep in sand castles, or underwater like whales, or back floating like sea otters, or in sea caves like super furred sea lions, or in coco palms like coconut crabs or tucked in giant clamshells like little mermaids? I
Posted: 13 Days 16 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicNot the wrong group. The wrong internet. You are lost again, toto.
Posted: 14 Days 8 Hours ago by: Paul CrowleyWhen you don't have an answer, admit it. It's interesting that when you don't have one (or, at least, an apparently viable hypothesis) the question does not occur to you. My answer here is that the first population of apes (hominoids)
Posted: 14 Days 11 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.comNo, my boy, they become aquarboreal, of course... Don't you understand "coastal forests"?? Google our TREE paper "Aquarboreal Ancestors?".
Posted: 14 Days 20 Hours ago by: Paul CrowleyWhy did those catarrhines LOSE the inborn ability to swim -- present among ALL other primates and among almost ALL terrestrial mammals? Lesser apes AND great apes never recovered that instinctual capacity, even though (in your scena
Posted: 15 Days 3 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.comWhen India approached Eurasia, island arcs were formed = coastal forests. The catarrhines that reached these islands became the first hominoids, google our TREE paper "Aquarboreal Ancestors?". When India got further under Eurasia (Himalay
Posted: 15 Days 5 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMSorry. wrong group. Though, maybe I can tie it in with arboreal primates?
Posted: 15 Days 5 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMhttps://uapro.tumblr.com/post/683517012143669248/gary-lesley So forging a link here; a chain linking one Gary Lesley Leslie RayRay Klondike Bar Lesley -- you know the one -- but a chain linking HIM to transdimensional tree stumps.
Posted: 15 Days 22 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMThat was my point. But the media was "Reporting" that if this "Doomsday Glacier" broke off & slid into the sea it might take a century or more for it to cause a rise in sea level. Oh, I'm sure you have. Many times. No need to be modes
Posted: 16 Days ago by: Paul CrowleySome glaciers/ ice-flows/ icebergs float in the sea; when they melt, there is no change in sea level. Glaciers above sea- level, that are resting on solid rock, also melt. Their melting (at rates above the formation of new ice from s
Posted: 16 Days 8 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.comDear One and All, It gives me great pleasure to invite you all to the next WHAT (Waterside Hypotheses / Aquatic Theories) Talk. It the latest in our series of monthly free, live (but recorded), global Zoom talks about human evolution.
Posted: 17 Days 9 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.com?? Why do you think that, my boy?? OI, BIG NOSE ! New Scientist 2782 p 69 Lastword 16 October 2010 Why do humans evolve external noses that don’t seem to serve any useful purpose – our smelling sensors are inside the head. Our nos
Posted: 17 Days 15 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nichttps://youtu.be/1AMk3hWSCxc
Posted: 18 Days 2 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMI've mentioned it before, and no doubt you missed it, but often you (speaking rhetorically) can pass yourself off as more intelligent than you really are by merely being consistent. Stay with me here. It'll be worth it. Anyway, check t
Posted: 18 Days 2 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMGosh that's clever. Keep playing dumb! Lol! Notice how I politely said "Playing?"
Posted: 18 Days 3 Hours ago by: Paul CrowleyN is a lot more than one. I quoted one case that happens to be in the news but, while such cases are rare, there are enough of them to prove the argument that "large brains" are not essential for perfectly normal human lives. Take a l
Posted: 18 Days 5 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEM: until only about two to three million years ago, when representatives arrived in Asia, : and (as part of the Great American Interchange that followed the formation of the : Isthmus of Panama) South America So as I pointed out, and
Posted: 18 Days 5 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMYou. Not "They": You. I said "Cool most air" and YOU decided that I said "There was water! There was so much water! There was a goddamn lake down there! They all drowned!" You did that. Right here. In this thread. And you're still doin
Posted: 18 Days 19 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEM[....] Again, I began this thread with a cite which proved you wrong. At this point you're achieving nothing but casting yourself asa dumb troll.
Posted: 18 Days 19 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMWho cares? Aquatic Ape is accepted by everyone, even the Out of Africa purists. It's how our genus spread, it's WHY our genus spread. Do you honestly not know this? Are you genuinely incapable of discerning what is or is not relevant t
Posted: 18 Days 22 Hours ago by: Primum SapientiAA "thinking" considers that a snorkel nose.
Posted: 18 Days 22 Hours ago by: Primum SapientiSo you think they huffed and puffed and crawled into a tight hole to cool off? LOL
Posted: 18 Days 22 Hours ago by: Primum SapientiTHis is the link YOU posted, Jerm: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camelidae If you don't like the dating reported there then why did you rely on it? Why did you post the camel link then?
Posted: 18 Days 22 Hours ago by: Primum Sapienti
Posted: 18 Days 22 Hours ago by: Primum SapientiAre saiga aquatic?
Posted: 18 Days 23 Hours ago by: Primum SapientiWhat "anamolous" NA finds?
Posted: 19 Days 13 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMDo the Google on the human brain & Omega-3s, what percentage is comprised of DHA, specifically. My switching to a diet far richer in Omega-3s than their terrestrial counterparts, their brains were assured to grow to the maximum extant
Posted: 19 Days 17 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicOops, I meant "I *wouldn't* equal brain to stomach..."
Posted: 19 Days 17 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicShouldn't this be for bigger stomach? I mean, I would equal brain to stomach just like that. Do you think brain is just like a stomach? So, what if I eat McDonalds, will this enlarge my left ear?
Posted: 19 Days 18 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMWe know why they grew bigger brains: They changed to a diet rich in brain-building Omega-3s.
Posted: 19 Days 18 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicLol, bravo. Of course, this isn't scientifically relevant because n = 1. I mean, how can some sane person, with a full working brain say such a stupid thing. Yet, the science is stupid, what can you do, lol.
Posted: 19 Days 21 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMAgain; the planet was overall cooler, all the new land mass changed the ocean and air currents -- HOW THE PLANET DISTRIBUTES THE ENERGY FROM THE SUN -- and it's virtually impossible for it to have remained stable for all that time.
Posted: 20 Days 3 Hours ago by: Paul Crowleyhttps://www.wired.com/story/she-was-missing-a-chunk-of-her-brain-it-didnt-matter/?utm_source=pocket-newtab-global-en-GB Human brains are extraordinarily large. Up to ~ 2.5 ma hominin brains were roughly in line with those of other prima
Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicThat little puddle of seawater now covering parts of Sunda doesn't affect the interior montane ecology much, compared to the massive South Pacific. It is different than low lying islands which change drastically.
Posted: 20 Days 14 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMAt it's surface this seems virtually impossible, as during glacial periods Borneo would have been a small part of a much larger land mass. https://www.researchgate.net/figure/Sundaland-at-the-Last-Glacial-Maximum-showing-the-modern-distr
Posted: 21 Days 17 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicCape fur seal (Arctocephalus pusillus) pups spend the first weeks of life exclusively or mainly ashore. They are exposed to intense solar radiation and high temperatures for long time periods, which results in temperatures up to at leas
Posted: 22 Days 5 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nichttps://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/ajhb.23688
Posted: 23 Days ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nichttps://images.app.goo.gl/YkSZX95dqeM2i8R38
Posted: 23 Days ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicDuring ice age summer 90ka https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2022/04/neanderthals-of-north.html?m=1
Posted: 23 Days ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nichttps://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2022/04/a-prehistoric-forest-grows-in-brunei.html?m=1
Posted: 23 Days 2 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMAmazon invites people to request (from the publisher) a kindle version, and believe me I clicked that.
Posted: 23 Days 13 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.com:-) Sorry, I had no idea, but I can send our contributions...
Posted: 23 Days 15 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMYoutube recommended this video to me as well. Ironically, 3k years ago is almost exactly when history began, writing began. It first pops up mere centuries earlier, as far as we know, and would have taken some time to spread. In a word:
Posted: 23 Days 16 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMWe're all fans of the great Marc Verhaegen but, dude, those prices made me faint!
Posted: 23 Days 18 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicFructose & uricase metabolism https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/joim.12993
Posted: 23 Days 19 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicBrain and a smoke. A typical lifelike situation, which shows what affects our brain, and one of the ways how our brain deals with it: https://youtu.be/9V51aSteQqI?t66
Posted: 23 Days 19 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicHe have the same number of neurons as expected for an ape of our size. So, nothing of the above.
Posted: 24 Days 3 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicWhen you have carried a domeshield around with you, (worn as a hat??) Red Sea Hadramaut valley: hats https://images.app.goo.gl/pFa81D9ghnXgu29u8 India Africa headware baskets/pots https://commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Woman_with_a_b
Posted: 24 Days 7 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nichttps://phys.org/news/2022-04-huge-ichthyosaur-largest-animals-uncovered.html
Posted: 24 Days 17 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nichttps://youtu.be/SOgKwAJdeUc Hyper social domestication/overlaid population specialization, written language (memory synthesis), less external senses processing, more efficient logic selection
Posted: 24 Days 17 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nichttps://youtu.be/wfWIseGDo1s
Posted: 25 Days 1 Hour ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicDoes immersion in cold water reduce muscle growth? Probably. https://youtu.be/xVc2Zk2Kwyg
Posted: 25 Days 1 Hour ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicMV thinks that a freshwater clam etching is relevant to the difference between Innuit and Caucasian bone mineral density. Sorry Mr. Mermaid, we are not clams. https://medicalxpress.com/news/2022-04-protein-muscle-growth.html TAK1 in musc
Posted: 25 Days 3 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicPublic transport doesn't have much sense in the USA. Once you could drive from Boston down to Washington DC by the way of electric streetcar (tramway). Of course, not on one line, but changing lines. But then you oriented towards car
Posted: 25 Days 3 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicI got the impression that SUVs count as trucks, and that everybody is driving SUVs there, :) .
Posted: 25 Days 3 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_MBTA Our electric buses started in 1936: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trolleybuses_in_Greater_Boston Public transportation is unreliable here. They try real hard to FORCE people to use it
Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMDiesels can't meet emissions in most states. You can buy a diesel truck but not a car. Electricity isn't free. You make it with fuel, and coal is a popular fuel for that. The EU pretends it doesn't but they never hesitated to burn coal
Posted: 25 Days 6 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicOh, not to mention public transport, which is almost non-existent in the USA. Here you need car for two things, if your kids are ill, to transfer them quickly to hospital, or to go to vacation. Everything else is faster done with p
Posted: 25 Days 9 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.comYes, negligible compared to the difference between He & Hs. Pachyosteosclerosis as in H.erectus is seen in all tetrapods that begin diving, it disappeared in Cetacea & pinnipeds as they began diving faster & deeper, it's still seen in sl
Posted: 25 Days 17 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nichttps://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2022/04/marine-mollusc-shells-reveal-how.html?m=1
Posted: 25 Days 17 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicAs suggested by their cultural ties, the Maniq appeared to be most closely related to the Semang groups in Malaysia, indicating a recent shared history. Comparisons with other modern groups showed that the Maniq and Malay Semang populations
Posted: 25 Days 19 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicWell, I am really not at the level to discuss this, but, diesel cars today are banned from city centers, in a lot of towns in Europe, I believe. The other thing is that you must include in your calculations that USA shifts all their
Posted: 25 Days 23 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMIt's a balancing act: Energy conservation vs health (environmental) concerns. Europe has always been better at conservation, but they've often done it at a great cost to the environment/public health. The United States has never been w
Posted: 26 Days 5 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicI don't deny that USA is the best. I just know that we have technical test every year, for every car, and that emissions are measured on that test, and that you have to pass that test. I don't have a car, but I know that scooters hav
Posted: 26 Days 6 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMI said the catalytic converter‘s have been mandatory in the United States Since the 1970s, and that they’re not required by the EU even today.. Your cite says less than half the car in the EU have catalytic converters. There is no
Posted: 26 Days 10 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicAs far as I know, EU has all those things: https://www.eea.europa.eu/publications/ENVISSUENo12/page032.html
Posted: 26 Days 18 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMJust watched an interesting video taking about lead pollution. Apparently humans have been artificially elevating the amount of lead in the environment since the neolithic, as copper smelting was still technically "Stone Age" technology..
Posted: 27 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicI have to write about this. Nobody ever talks about this, and it definitely has *great* potential to be a major part of our evolution. Everybody's talking only about male clubbing and hunting around. It is always the same, you see a
Posted: 27 Days 4 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMThe problem is that DNA simply does not work the way they insist that it must. I hate to keep harping on it but, again, look at Mungo Man. BILLIONS of people trace their ancestry to the same group that gave rise to him, long before any
Posted: 27 Days 11 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicI don't understand those attempts of reverse engineering. From Wikipedia: "Reverse engineering (also known as backwards engineering or back engineering) is a process or method through which one attempts to understand through deducti
Posted: 27 Days 16 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicEvolutionary history and metabolic insights of ancient mammalian uricases James T Kratzer cs 2014 PNAS 111:3763-8 doi org/10.1073/pnas.1320393111 We have a pseudo-gene for uricase that prevents a functional enzyme from being produced.
Posted: 27 Days 22 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEM[anomalous stupidity blissfully snipped] Wow, you repeated your idiocy and now the video I cited vanished.... IT'S LIKE MAGIC! However do you manage? Drink up. The night is young!
Posted: 28 Days 4 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.comSome imbeciles apparently don't get the difference between - strong bones as in H.sapiens (Blacks>Whites) & +-all mammals, - pachyosteosclerosis in H.erectus = systematically & exclusively seen in slow+shallow-diving tetrapods. Only incredi
Posted: 28 Days 4 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.comWhat is the problem?? Early-Pleist.H.erectus was littoral-diving: had to get rid of Na+. Google "Pleistocene Homo coastal dispersal PPT".
Posted: 28 Days 8 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicHm, this is purely theoretical model, since you assume that there was a sea, more than 10 kya. Do you have any evidence for that?
Posted: 28 Days 8 Hours ago by: Paul CrowleyThis model is largely theoretical, since it disregards changes in sea-level. We are in Stage 'a' at the moment, since the seas rose between 16ka and 12 ka. https://opentextbc.ca/geology/chapter/17-2-landforms-of-coastal-erosion/ But t
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Posted: 28 Days 15 Hours ago by: Primum Sapientihttps://academic.oup.com/jcem/article/82/2/429/2823249 Racial Differences in Bone Density between Young Adult Black and White Subjects Persist after Adjustment for Anthropometric, Lifestyle, and Biochemical Differences https://pubmed.
Posted: 28 Days 15 Hours ago by: Primum Sapientihttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/16311425/ Ethnic differences in bone mineral density between inuit and Caucasians in north Greenland are caused by differences in body size
Posted: 28 Days 21 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.com-POS -brain enlargement -island colonisations & intercont.dispersals This is confirmed by everything we know about erectus, e.g. -stone tools -flat feet -broad bodies -midfacial prognathism -etc. IOW, only incredible idiots still believe
Posted: 28 Days 22 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.comBone histology in extant and fossil penguins (Aves: Sphenisciformes) Daniel T Ksepka cs 2015 Anat.227: 611–630 doi 10.1111/joa.12367 Substantial changes in bone histology accompany the secondary adaptation to life in the water. This tra
Posted: 28 Days 22 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicPlease, first set things with yourself. Now you are saying that this goes quickly, at the beginning you've said that we are still at the phase "a", today. Notice, after "a" it comes to "b", which has cliffs. After "b" it comes to "c"
Posted: 28 Days 22 Hours ago by: I Envy JTEMSea level fell more than 100 meters during the last glacial period. I mean, it's usually described as about 100 meters lower, but that's just a round about number, not exact. Secondly, it's comparing the right now to the glacial period,
Posted: 28 Days 22 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.comonly incredible idiots deny this is irrelevant to the pachyosteosclerosis seen in all aquatics *initially*: H.erectus, Cetacea, pinnipeds, (still) Sirenia & many other tetrapods adaptating to diving in salt water.
Posted: 28 Days 23 Hours ago by: Paul CrowleyGeological uplifts are usually slow. Wave action is fast, and sea-level rises (at the end of glacials) and sea-level falls (at the start of glacials) are effectively instantaneous (on geological timescales). A fall of 10 or 20 metre
Posted: 29 Days ago by: I Envy JTEM = correction So much truth! You guys are right; JTEM is truth incarnate!
Posted: 29 Days 1 Hour ago by: I Envy JTEMI dunno. The topic is so complex and pretty EVERYTHING they were saying 20 years ago turned out to be bogus. The only changes now are to the technology, the ability of those using the technology to discern the history behind the test res
Posted: 29 Days 1 Hour ago by: I Envy JTEMThis has always been known, and introduced here numerous times. It's one of the huge issues with "Gracile" THIS and "Robust" THAT: Without complete skeletons & a representative sampling of a population we can't really tell these things
Posted: 29 Days 1 Hour ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicSubarctic people (eg. eskimos) have relatively shortest leg bones, but I don't know about their bone density.
Posted: 29 Days 1 Hour ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicShould be obvious, yet some claim not so. Compare ostrich to hummingbird leg bone density. Which one sleeps in water? Neither.
Posted: 29 Days 1 Hour ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicYup. Central West Africans have the highest bone density of AMHs.
Posted: 29 Days 1 Hour ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicThanks!
Posted: 29 Days 8 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicThose folds are normal consequences of crest uplifting. Africa and Europe collide, which produces uplifting of Europe, and sinking of Africa below Europe. So, Europe has rocky coast, while Africa has shallow coast, which sinks below
Posted: 29 Days 8 Hours ago by: Paul Crowley.. . Sydney harbour is a classic 'ria' -- possible only after a large and recent rise in sea level. .. . That sequence shows 'a', 'b', 'c', and 'd'. .. . We're familiar with 'a' -- it's the time we live in. -- loads of rocky coasts an
Posted: 29 Days 8 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.comNot uninteresting, thanks, but only some incredible idiots who believe their ancestors ran after antilopes over the Afr.savannas keep confusing "strong bones" with "pachy-osteo-sclerotic bones" (POS) as in all incipiently aquatic tetrapod
Posted: 29 Days 11 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicExactly. It wasn't one geological, or climatic event, that caused global change, it is the fact that humans started to burn forest, more and more, not all forest at the same time, but gradually. For this you need to be bipedal, and
Posted: 29 Days 11 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.comall early Cetacea & pinnipeds had POS, and Sirenia still have POS. Google "coastal dispersal Pleistocene Homo PPT" (+ refs).
Posted: 29 Days 11 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.comInteresting study, but irrelevant as to why H.erectus & partially neandertals still were pachy-osteo-sclerotic. POS or pachyosteosclerosis (extremely thick & heavy skeletons, possibly more brittle due to an excess of calcium) in tetrapod
Posted: 29 Days 11 Hours ago by: littor...@gmail.comNot "new" but old research, of course. Interesting study, but irrelevant as to why H.erectus & partially neandertals were pachy-osteo-sclerotic (as some antelope-running believers believe). POS or pachyosteosclerosis (extremely thick &
Posted: 29 Days 13 Hours ago by: Primum Sapientihttps://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/hunter-gatherer-past-shows-our-fragile-bones-result-from-physical-inactivity-since-invention-of "New research across thousands of years of human evolution shows that our skeletons have become much ligh
Posted: 29 Days 13 Hours ago by: Primum Sapientihttps://orthoinfo.aaos.org/en/staying-healthy/exercise-and-bone-health/ "Exercise works on bones much like it works on muscles — it makes them stronger. Exercise is important for building strong bones when we are younger, and it is esse
Posted: 29 Days 14 Hours ago by: Primum Sapientihttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4807808/ "The ostrich Struthio camelus reaches the highest speeds of any extant biped, and has been an extraordinary subject for studies of soft-tissue anatomy and dynamics of locomotion." "Hi
Posted: 29 Days 14 Hours ago by: Primum Sapientihttps://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/09/200911093027.htm "Many biologists are familiar with Allen's Rule, from 19th-century naturalist Joel Asaph Allen, according to which animals living in warm areas have a larger surface area in
Posted: 29 Days 15 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nichttps://www.livescience.com/51690-african-pygmy-tribe-growth-rates.html Baka newborns weigh same as French Note: claim pygmies split from Bantu 60ka not likely. https://www.naturalchild.org/articles/guest/ushanda_io_elima.html Belgian wit
Posted: 29 Days 15 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nichttps://phys.org/news/2022-04-dingoes-feral-dogs.html
Posted: 29 Days 16 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicUnlike previous analyses, which observed an abrupt extinction at the Lower/Upper Vallesian boundary, our results show that this pattern actually results from uneven sampling. We rather propose a slow decrease in taxonomic richness from th
Posted: 29 Days 18 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicGorillas sleep on their bellies, no belly fur: https://qph.fs.quoracdn.net/main-qimg-bfdad970ce16af719be0c3b39c377def.webp Chimps, bonobos and humans sleep more on their backs, and have belly fur which is very reduced vs monkeys.
Posted: 29 Days 18 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nicStandard condition of primates: fur covered with a few nearly bare spots. Standard condition of AMHs: nearly bare with a few spots of fur. No marine or littoral species is similar to AMHs pelage. Arboreal apes sleep individually in bowl n
Posted: 29 Days 18 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicAnd also, the "impoverished" environment of Ouranopithecus and Graecopithecus was created after "Vallesian crisis", 9.6 mya, by the way of fire, at exactly the same places Graecopithecus and Ouranopithecus were found. And, look at th
Posted: 29 Days 18 Hours ago by: DD'eDeN aka note/nichttps://youtube.com/shorts/LiiLvGWSB5I?feature=share Primate hair & skin
Posted: 29 Days 19 Hours ago by: Mario Petrinovichttps://youtu.be/mF3rPvzTPF4
Posted: 29 Days 19 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicOops, the very last picture on this page (I thought that the link will present only the picture).
Posted: 29 Days 19 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicThis picture shows what I am talking about: https://opentextbc.ca/geology/chapter/17-2-landforms-of-coastal-erosion/
Posted: 29 Days 19 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicOh, this isn't a good representation. Find in YouTube videos of sea kayaking. Those sea cliffs form at the coastline, those aren't cliffs that are formed by tectonics (like rift cliffs), but by action of sea currents. For example,
Posted: 29 Days 20 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicAnd regarding Ouranopithecus, it is *very* similar to Graecopithecus, which is in our ancestral line: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_human_evolution_fossils#Late_Miocene_(7.2%E2%80%935.5_million_years_old) https://en.wikipedia.o
Posted: 29 Days 20 Hours ago by: Paul CrowleyThe Adriatic is exactly the kind of space they lived in -- the land would be fertile with plenty of trees, shrubs and grassland. But it would be pretty flat. No hills, few cliffs, few rocky coasts. Rocky coasts were rare --- too rar
Posted: 29 Days 20 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicWell, the blushing ass hypothesis is wrong, the sweating runner is wrong, since we sweat in hot as well (and, frankly, we are not runners, why would we be?, dogs are runners, and we cannot compete with other animals in running, no ma
Posted: 29 Days 21 Hours ago by: Mario PetrinovicHumans vary in size, too. From little children to strong adults. Digging soil is about the least rough thing a tool can do. How many times do I have to tell you, humans don't have predators in sea. Sharks don't eat terrestrial fle
Posted: 29 Days 23 Hours ago by: Paul Crowley"Hand-axes" varied enormously in size. They are found in vast quantities in water-courses nearly always with sharp edges, showing that they had not been used for any kind of rough handling. https://twitter.com/MartaMLahr/status/15135
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