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The Fight Over Masks in Schools | Jordan Klepper. Peace Train Featuring Yusuf / Cat Stevens. Bernie Sanders Takes on Fossil Fuel Lobby. Dutch Neanderthal Gains a Face, With Expression. The Card Counter | Movie.

Dutch Neanderthal Gains a Face, With Expression

Watch palaeo-artists as they recontruct and interpret the layers of a Neanderthal skull to arrive at the face of ‘Krijn’, a young man with a conspicuous lump over his right eyebrow.

The Women of the Neanderthals

Rebecca Wragg Sykes Aeon
Not all Neanderthals were ‘cavemen’: half were women. What can archaeologists tell us about how they lived?

Neanderthals Built Mystery Underground Circles 175,000 Years Ago

Colin Barras New Scientist
We can only guess as to why a group of Neanderthals built a series of large stalagmite structures in a French cave 175,000 years ago – but the fact they did provides a rare glimpse into our extinct cousin’s potential for social organisation in a challenging environment.

Neanderthals Built Underground Structures

We can only guess as to why a group of Neanderthals built a series of large and mysterious stalagmite structures in a French cave - but the fact they did provides a rare glimpse into our cousin species’ potential for social organisation in a challenging environment.

Tidbits - March 12, 2015 - Ferguson, Selma, Voting Suppression, Racism, Venezuela, Netanyahu, Israel, Iran, Palestine and more...

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Reader Comments - Ferguson and Racism; Venezuela - New Coup, Made in USA; Selma, Voting Rights and Today; International Women's Day, Wonder Woman; Netanyahu, Israel, GOP and Iran; Wisconsin Attack on Unions; Ukraine; Death Penalty, 'Justice', Incarceration; Leonard Nimoy; Books on Upton Sinclair, Michael Harrington; Announcement - Triangle Shirtwaist Fire commemoration; Today in History

Neanderthals Practiced Sexual Division of Labor

Spanish National Research Council
Neanderthals divided some of their tasks according to their sex. A new study analyzed 99 teeth of 19 individuals from three different sites (El Sidron, in Asturias - Spain, L'Hortus in France, and Spy in Belgium), reveals that the dental grooves in the female fossils follow the same pattern, different to that found in male individuals.

Tidbits - May 8, 2014

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Cecily McMillan Trial Update - Sentencing May 19; Reader Comments-Neanderthal Intelligence; Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms, Bitcoins; Charter Schools - their massive fraud; What's a Union For; Paul Robeson Jr.; Cesar Chavez film; Food - Toxic?; Announcements - Building Up the Peace Movement From the Grassroots - New York-May 12; May 15 strike - Low Pay is Not OK; Help save the Haymarket Monument; The Charley Richardson Guide to Kicking Ass for the Working Class
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