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Ancient Toolmaking Roused Humanity’s Need for Language

Posted January 24th, 2015 at 2:35 pm (UTC-5)

A couple of million years ago our ancient human ancestors created the world’s first tools when they broke some rocks into sharp shards so that they could slice apart and butcher game such as gazelles or zebras. These early implements, called Oldowan tools, are the world’s oldest-known cutting devices. The term “Oldowan” is taken from […]

Scientists Strike ‘Scientific Gold’ in California

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 6:58 pm (UTC-5)

While in space and orbiting the sun this celestial body is an asteroid. It’s a meteor as its entering earth’s atmosphere, like a fireball flashing across the sky and a meteorite is the actual object that made it to Earth.