Posts tagged ‘evolution’

November 28, 2019

Claws vs Nails

by duncanr

claws evolved into nails in some species of animals – this TED animated talk suggests reasons why

November 26, 2019

Human Vestigial Organs

by duncanr

worth watching this video just for the animation !

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October 15, 2019

Binge Drinking is a ‘Sexual Signal’

by duncanr

good news, guys – binge drinking makes us irresistibly attractive to women

scientists say so, so it must be true!

mind you, can’t help wondering why I’ve not been inundated with women beating my door down for a date???

October 10, 2019

Human Origins

by duncanr

Today, our closest living relatives are chimpanzees, but extinct hominins are even closer. Where and when did they live?‘ – the American Museum of Natural History has put together an animated timeline addressing this question

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August 24, 2019

Human Evolution

by duncanr

interesting summary of how events and advances in science and technology have changed our thinking about human evolution

[p.s., this scientific euphemism for a couple having sex – “living together and exchanging genetic material’ – tickled me!]

February 6, 2019


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December 6, 2018

7 Million Years to this . . .

by duncanr

American Museum of Natural History video summarising current knowledge of past 7 million years of human evolution …

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August 23, 2018

Survival of the Slacker

by duncanr

forget ‘survival of the fittest’ – maybe, just maybe, Darwin overlooked the possible evolutionary advantage of being a lazy bugger –

[of course, the slacker strategy only confers an evolutionary advantage if the lazy buggers can summon enough energy to get off their fat arses for a bit of ‘how’s your father’ with the opposite sex and pass on their genes to the next generation]

August 10, 2018

Good point

by allthoughtswork

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March 10, 2018

Timelapse of the Entire Universe

by duncanr

don’t blink or you’ll miss us . . .

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