Lake Toba Super Eruption Apocalypse for Humans in Northern Hemisphere

This piece is my critical response to the article Toba Super Eruption: More bang than an apocalyptic ash cloud? By Shaun Smillie The original article appeared on the Daily Maverick, a South African news platform. While a number of articles have recently covered the discovery that the aftermath of the Lake […]

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The Colonisation and Recolonisation of Eurasia

On the 5th of September (2017) an article published in The Hindu rekindled debate over a question that has caused controversy in the past, the piece was titled Who were the first settlers of India? This is my response to that article, providing a rather lengthy answer to the question […]

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Ancient Handbags in Stone and Art – True Origin and Meaning Revealed

Coso rock art district, USA, engravings of multiple bags. (Image credit: Stephen Bodio)

Sumerian handbags, Olmec handbags, Maori handbags, Egyptian handbags, Indian handbags and handbags at Gobekli Tepe, in rock art from the Americas and Australia. Members of the archaeological research community have been left scratching their heads. Ask a dozen researchers their thoughts on these mysterious ancient handbags, and you may very […]

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Two Genetic Studies from Australasia – One New Human Species – Zero Scientists Telling the Full Truth

Australian original women

In September of 2016 Professor Eske Willerslev, Cambridge University, published a paper in Nature which revealed that his team had detected traces of an unknown human species in the genome of Original Australasian people. Shortly after this incredible claim, a second separate study revealed that there was indeed a missing […]

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Discovery of Ancient Bone Artefacts Further Undermines Waning Belief in a 50,000 Year History for Original Australians

Flinders Ranges Rock Shelter

Despite the discovery of a 49,000-year-old human habitation site in the northern Flinders Ranges, replete with some of the oldest bone tools known on Earth, and the additional recovery of the oldest known bone jewellery worn by modern humans, at a site in the Kimberley region, academics refuse to stop […]

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Tree Surgeons Required – Human Family Tree Needs Pruning

Human family tree

Between 3 – 2 million years ago there lived a range of early human forms. At present, there are as many as a dozen or so named hominin species positioned in this time-frame. New evidence calls into question the existence of almost all of them. Do you know you’re A. […]

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Planet of the Apeman – Human Ancestors or Ancient Apes?

Planet of the apes

Humans are thought to have diverged from primates 7 million years ago. Let’s look at the best candidates for our earliest ancestors. Questions remain as to whether these were early humans or just extinct apes. In the famous 1968 film, Planet of the Apes, we were presented with an alternate […]

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