Ancestors were eating porridge 100,000a ago.

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Ancestors were eating porridge 100,000a ago.

"Tools and plant remains from a cave in Mozambique suggest that the ancestors of modern humans were grinding and processing wild grass grains at the start of the last ice age. Use of cereals was previously not thought to have developed until some 90,000 years later, when modern human behaviour began to emerge."

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I would have hated it even more without milk and sugar. Poor bastards.

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Wow. Tool use and

Wow. Tool use and environment modification seems to be far more basic that we thought. Not only are such behaviors showing up earlier amongst the human ancestral line,but we discovering real tool use outside the line, even among invertebrates.

Kind of makes us a little less "special".

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 It's almost as if every

 It's almost as if every time we assume there's some reason to be proud of ourselves, it turns out to be nothing special.

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Hambydammit wrote: It's

Hambydammit wrote:

 It's almost as if every time we assume there's some reason to be proud of ourselves, it turns out to be nothing special.

But, but, but.... gawd luvs us moar!


 

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