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Won't you die if you don't eat for a few days?

Well, I certainly can’t guarantee when anyone will pass away, nor can I define specific risks for any particular person, but I will say that we have been fasting, as human beings since our existence. 146 more words

Water Fasting

The Start Towards Our Society

A number of people seem to think there is a distinct difference between humans and animals. Now there are obviously differences in quantity, thus chimpanzees have more hair, they are stronger, their feet work well as hands, etc, but is there a difference in fundamental quality. 578 more words

Why You Shouldn't Worry Too Much About Scientific Dietary Research

Have you noticed every few years a scientific study finds something new or completely denounces a previous study? A good example of conflicting studies is that of fats, I’m not going to go into detail, but one minute a certain kind is bad another time its good in moderation. 430 more words



This would be a male counterpart to the cavegirl with an Afro that I drew a short while ago. I thought that, since I’ve drawn so many prehistoric babes over the years, it’s only fair that I depict their male compatriots at least once.


New Study Says Ancient Humans Hunted Big Mammals to Extinction (intersesting secondary effects)


Two quotes I would note, that I find most interesting:
“But humans did other things besides hunting that hastened the disappearance of big mammals. They burned forests and grasslands that big mammals used. 95 more words

Ancient humans settled Indonesia earlier than once thought

Renewed excavations at a limestone rock-shelter inhabited by ‘Ice Age’ hunter-gatherers on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi have revealed new evidence for earlier human occupation, according to findings by Adam Brumm of Griffith University’s Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution, and colleagues from Indonesia’s National Research Centre for Archaeology (ARKENAS), published today in the journal PLOS ONE. 634 more words

Everyday Science

Study of ancient Japanese hunter-gatherers suggests warfare not inherent in human nature

A team of Japanese researchers (and one from the U.K.) has found evidence in the remains of ancient Japanese people that suggests that people are not necessarily predisposed to living a violent existence or even to engaging in warfare. 45 more words