Although the idea that the twentieth century has been the bloodiest in history is quite widespread, we will review what may have been the 21 events in which people have killed as many people to Really discover where the bloodiest era in history is.
While the maximum height a person reaches is largely influenced by genes, the actual height is severely restricted by the environment: malnutrition, disease or other physiological pressures prevent the person from growing as much as he should. For that reason, and looking at height, we can affirm that the birth of agriculture was not a growth of it, but rather a setback.
In a cave in the Borneo jungle, a group of researchers have found the oldest figurative painting in the world. The cave drawing in Borneo, which represents an animal, is at least 40,000 years old, generating intriguing questions about creativity in ancient societies.
Remains of what could be the oldest bread ever baked have been discovered in a Middle Eastern desert. The carbonized 14,400-year-old crumbs found in Jordan show that bread making was prior to the arrival of agriculture in at least 4,000 years. Previously, the oldest evidence of breadmaking came from a Neolithic site of 9.
The Bora people of the Northwest of the Amazon, an indigenous group of about 1,500 members residing in small communities in the Amazon rainforest of Colombia and Peru, not only reproduce the melody of words and sentences in this endangered language, but also their rhythm. In this way, its language not only has rhythm, but its sound reaches far beyond the human voice, and thus public messages can be released, as a megaphone.
Scientists at the University of Versailles in Sant Quentin in Yvelines conducted a direct anthropological and medical examination, carried out a CT micro-scanner, of the skull 'Cro-Magnon 1', the 'first' man of Cromañón, whose remains date from 27,680 years and were discovered 150 years ago in the Cave of Eyzies (France).
Roman soldiers guarding the Via Salaria route received part of their payment in salt. This part was called "salarium argentum" (salt aggregate). From there comes the word "salary." However, do not salt the first thing that was used to pay a salary or salary. The first was beer. Cervezario About 5000 years ago, people who lived in the city of Uruk, in modern Iraq, wrote in a language called cuneiform, one of the oldest forms of written expression.
With its ups and downs, in two thousand years we have gone from being 170 million human beings to 7,500 million, and in the year 2100, if we continue at this rate, we will already reach the figure of 11,000 million human beings. The point is that every time we grow at the same speed, so 1,000 million we become 7.
The Nobel Prize in Physics Steven Weinberg said that "With or without religion, good people will do good and bad people will do evil, but for good people to do evil, religion is needed." However, while he is partly right, it is also true that religions have produced both positive and negative effects.
I have never understood the emotional drive that pushes people to wrap themselves with a flag. Well, I do understand it at the biological level, but I am unable to empathize with it. Nor does he empathize with the viewer's pride when his favorite football team wins a match. Or those who say "we have won" when a certain Spanish gets a prize or parabien in another country.
As a group of Portuguese researchers who work in the Portuguese village of Vila do Touro de Sabugal has discovered, as you can see in the video that heads this post, beans and peas made up the diet of the Iron Age men . Among the charred seeds have also appeared some cereals such as wheat, rye or millet.
In the bowels of a cave in the southwest of France called the Bruniquel cave, the oldest structures built by humans have been found, thanks to a discovery by an archaeologist team led by Jean-Jacques Hublin, a paleoanthropologist at the Max Planck Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany.
Aristotle was a capital figure for the development of classical culture and thought, and he elaborated some ideas that even today we can do our own: he argued, for example, that it was incompatible to do something that would accomplish and complete us and, at the same time, They will pay us for it. Working for money was something like prostitution.
The Upper Paleolithic is the third and last of the periods in which the Paleolithic is divided, the initial stage of the Stone Age. It extends approximately between the years 40-30 000 before the present (AP) and 12-10 000 AP. Now, in the cave of Atxurra, near Lekeitio, Vizcaya, a group of archaeological researchers from the Vizcaya county council, they have found a "sanctuary" that contains fourteen panels with at least 70 engravings of animals from this period, as you can See in the video that tops this post.
In the brief essay How the American Indian Named White Man ("What the Indians called the white men"), by anthropologist Alexander F. Chamberlain, many other expressions are collected that various tribes assigned to the outsiders who visited them. The Kiowas, for example, call the white man as Ganoko, which can be translated as those who growl).
Approximately 95% of the human population native to America ended up being exterminated by the Europeans who came there. Among the Americans there were great technological disadvantages: because it cost more to domesticate plant crops and animals, the number of inhabitants of the containment was not very high, it did not grow enough to make possible the level of interaction necessary for the creation of inventions new.
Homo erectus, approximately 1.8 million years ago, abandoned its African cradle and spread throughout Western Asia, later in Eastern Asia and southern Europe. This migration was the first of several colonizing waves that emerged from Africa. The reason for this huge migratory movement, as in many other events in human history, was probably caused by climate change.
When did the man really start being Homo sapiens? There may not be a line that clearly separates that moment, but we can give some ideas. Perhaps one of the moments in which we can place these barriers is when we begin to dress, in which we begin to wear clothes to shelter from the cold.
No need to look at Justin Bieber or the club of the exclusive golf club, many millionaires or powerful are so capricious that border on the psychopathic. Let's take a look at Swaziland, a small African country whose king lives surrounded by virgins and his life expectancy triples that of the average citizen, mostly infected with HIV (here you can read all kinds of whims carried out by this king of excess).
Between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, in northwestern Poland, there were a series of funeral rites different from the usual in order to avoid the risk of the corpses becoming vampires. They are called apotropaic funeral rites, a traditional practice aimed at avoiding evil or evil spirits.
Newborns pee an average of twenty times a day, in many areas such as in India, China, Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe and some parts of Africa, babies do not wear diapers, when they go, they are taken a while to the toilet or latrine. This system is also gaining more and more followers in the US.