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Early Humans Ate Like Pigs (Literally)

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living

Paleoanthropologists are pretty amused by the faddish Paleo Diet. And now a review of studies on hominid evolution is using environmental and chemical...

What If Our Big Brain Isn't That Different

Rebel Brown | Posted 07.06.2013 | TED Weekends
Rebel Brown

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgIn her powerful TEDTalk, Louise Leakey shares that we are big brained, upright and walking hominids. It's that big brain that differentiates us from our homo erectus brothers, including the chimpanzee and great apes.

WATCH: Is The Human Race In Danger Of Becoming Extinct Soon?

Louise Leakey | Posted 09.04.2013 | TED Weekends
Louise Leakey

2013-07-03-leakeypullWhat the fossil record does is force us to contemplate our place on the planet. We are but one species of several hominids that inhabited planet earth and like our distant cousins who went extinct fairly recently, our time on planet earth is also finite.