The ears are a weird-looking thing, with their strange dips and curves designed by mother nature to trap vibrations and impressively allow us to hear. The middle of the human ear houses three tiny, vibrating bones, which are key in transporting sound to the inner ear where they … [Read more...] about Did you know our ears evolved from fish gills?
Why do we stick our tongue out in concentration?
Our fast-paced and large world can sometimes make it hard to concentrate. When this happens, we may find ourselves sticking our tongues out as we get in the zone and focus. Children stick out their tongues when they're thinking deeply, like when they're writing or riding a … [Read more...] about Why do we stick our tongue out in concentration?
Scientists create family tree of 27 million ancestors
If you had to guess, how many ancestors would you say that you had? If you consider that homo sapiens, a.k.a humans, came into existence on this Earth around 200,000 years ago that’s a lot of ancestors to add up. How many ancestors do you think you have? Scientists from The … [Read more...] about Scientists create family tree of 27 million ancestors
Ancient humans wandered Ethiopia long before previously predicted
Out of Africa One of the most prevalent questions in the human psyche is “where did we come from?”. People have different evolutionary theories about the exact movements and locations of early Homo sapiens, though it is widely accepted that Africa was our species' … [Read more...] about Ancient humans wandered Ethiopia long before previously predicted
Study: laughter is common among more than 65 species of animals
While laughter may seem like a trait exclusive to human behavior, nothing could be further from the truth. That’s at least according to a recent study which has found that the phenomenon of laughter is actually quite common in the animal kingdom too. Can animals … [Read more...] about Study: laughter is common among more than 65 species of animals