The history and significance of the Uluburun shipwreck
By: Lian Slayford-Wei
The History and Significance of the Uluburun Shipwreck The shipwreck of Uluburun, just off the southwest coast of Turkey, offers us great insight into the trade organisation of the Mediterranean. This article will discuss the archaeology and the significance of the Uluburun shipwreck. The shipwreck...
The early Epipaleolithic in the Levant
By: Jess Howe
We know a fair amount about the Epipaleolithic Period from looking at the information from sites in Egypt, such as at El Kab, close to the Levant but on the Egyptian side. It was the time before writing, colloquially known as the Stone Age, when...
What is evolution?
By: F.J. Foster
Evolution as presented today, is a myth. Surprised? Small wonder. The modern myth-makers have worked hard to muddy the waters, and overall, they've done well. It isn't easy to see through the muck, when it's all that's been taught for decades. Over the past...
The evidence of animistic thought from the Paleolithic
By: Bob Seery
To our prehistoric forebearers the workings of nature were an unassailable mystery. The elements of the world were soon given names and personalised; attributed human-like properties perhaps originally more out of deference to the unknown than anything else, and then, because their lives depended so...
Aquatic ape hypothesis: Did early human evolution include an aquatic phase?
By: Jon Clark
There are a few bits of evidence that point to there having been a phase in human evolution in which we were mainly or partly aquatic. First of all, you can take a look at aquatic mammals such as the seal and the walrus to...
By: Mike Canning
The Levant is a term that refers to a large area in Southwest Asia, south of the Taurus Mountains, bounded by the Mediterranean Sea in the west, the Arabian Desert in the south, and the Zagros Mountains in the east. The term is also sometimes...
By: G E Barr
Evolution In Common Terms Evolution is the survival and betterment of an organism, individually and/or collectively either by intellect or genetics, and both are adaptations brought about by events of fight or flight. Intellectual evolution has been occuring at a great pace, despite the oppressive...
By: Magda DH
Catching Fire is a well written, well argued account of a new hypothesis in human evolution. Many scientist believe that better nutrition obtained by hunting and eating meat was the key to development of human intelligence. Richard Wrangham proposes in his book that hunting...
Scientific perspectives on anarchism
By: Timothy Reaves
David Graeber argues for the development of a novel, or somewhat novel approach to Anarchist theory in his long pamphlet called Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology. Anthropologists, he notes, are the people who interact on a daily basis with contemporary anarchist societies. Yet they are...
What is evolution?
By: Aldrin A Wilding-West
A Beginner’s Guide to Evolution, Natural Selection, Survival of the fittest and Genetic Mutation Many people think they know what evolution is and many others still have little or no real idea of what evolution is, or perhaps have been mistaken or misled in...

 

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