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2011-03-21 07:06:20

Someday a future intelligent organism could sweep away a million years of dust and find the bones of a Homo sapiens and wonder what he was.

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2011-02-17 09:26:11

NYU and George Washington University anthropologists question the claims that several prominent fossil discoveries made in the last decade are our human ancestors.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.