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Psychedelic Video Explains The History Of The Entire World In Under 20 Minutes. Ezra Klein - This video puts climate change in... These Colorful Propaganda Maps Fueled 20th-Century Wars.

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Ancient History. Future? Earth - These are the simple steps that made us human. Watch humans go from a tiny group in Africa to 7 billion around the world, in 5 minutes. The Origin of Humans Is Surprisingly Complicated. HUMAN FAMILY TREE used to be a scraggly thing.

The Origin of Humans Is Surprisingly Complicated

With relatively few fossils to work from, scientists' best guess was that they could all be assigned to just two lineages, one of which went extinct and the other of which ultimately gave rise to us. Discoveries made over the past few decades have revealed a far more luxuriant tree, however—one abounding with branches and twigs that eventually petered out.

This Breathtaking Video Reveals How Humanity Took Over The World. A New History for Humanity – The Human Era. Earth - Your life on earth. Explore BBC Earth's unique interactive, personalised just to you. Find out how, since the date of your birth, your life has progressed; including how many times your heart has beaten, and how far you have travelled through space. Investigate how the world around you has changed since you've been alive; from the amount the sea has risen, and the tectonic plates have moved, to the number of earthquakes and volcanoes that have erupted. Grasp the impact we've had on the planet in your lifetime; from how much fuel and food we've used to the species we've discovered and endangered. And see how the BBC was there with you, capturing some of the most amazing wonders of the natural world.

Explore, enjoy, and share with your friends either the whole page, or your favourite insights. This is your story, the story of your life on earth. BBC Earth's Your life on earth is based on the following sources. Lead photo credit: John Kellerman / Alamy. iWonder - The chance events that led to human existence. The Human Journey: Migration Routes. When humans first ventured out of Africa some 60,000 years ago, they left genetic footprints still visible today.

The Human Journey: Migration Routes

By mapping the appearance and frequency of genetic markers in modern peoples, we create a picture of when and where ancient humans moved around the world. These great migrations eventually led the descendants of a small group of Africans to occupy even the farthest reaches of the Earth. Our species is an African one: Africa is where we first evolved, and where we have spent the majority of our time on Earth. The earliest fossils of recognizably modern Homo sapiens appear in the fossil record at Omo Kibish in Ethiopia, around 200,000 years ago. Although earlier fossils may be found over the coming years, this is our best understanding of when and approximately where we originated. According to the genetic and paleontological record, we only started to leave Africa between 60,000 and 70,000 years ago. A Brief History of European Colonization in Africa.

Science Timeline. Earth Temperature Timeline. Animated map shows how religion spread around the world. Animated map shows how humans migrated across the globe. Animated map shows how the world's first written languages spread. Katastrofen år 536 visar sig i myterna. I nordisk mytologi hör Fimbulvintern ihop med att Fenrisulven slukar solen.

Katastrofen år 536 visar sig i myterna

Kanske är det en verklig miljökatastrof som ligger bakom myterna. Många källor talar om 536 som ett märkligt år när solen var skymd. Den stora klimatkatastrofen år 536 verkar fortfarande inte vara allmänt känd. Jag hörde den nämnas, närmast i förbigående, som man nämner en självklarhet medan man är på väg mot något annat, när jag lyssnade på ett föredrag som en arkeolog höll för en publik av fackfolk för några månader sedan. Av allt jag hörde var det den detaljen som satt kvar i huvudet när jag gick därifrån. En vecka efter föredraget sitter jag på ett kafé i Uppsala tillsammans med Bo Gräslund, pensionerad professor i arkeologi, och hans kollega Neil Price, professor i samma ämne vid universitetet i Aberdeen. ”Jag har alltid tyckt att det var något konstigt med den där tiden. En mängd traditioner bryts i mitten av 500-talet, det har varit känt bland skandinaviska arkeologer sedan länge.

Here's What 4,500 Years of Global Conflict Looks Like. Were the Timekeepers of the Ancient World Autistic? 30 Surprising Facts About How We Actually Spend Our Time. 1 .

30 Surprising Facts About How We Actually Spend Our Time

You spend 25 years sleeping. Source: wikibrains.com 2 . You work for 10.3 years. The average American works 40 hours a week from ages 20-65. 3 . A recent survey found that during the average sex session, foreplay lasts 7 minutes and intercourse 12 minutes. Animated interactive of the history of the Atlantic slave trade. Source: slavevoyages.org For the full interactive version, use a larger device.

Animated interactive of the history of the Atlantic slave trade.

Interactive by Andrew Kahn. Background image by Tim Jones. Usually, when we say “American slavery” or the “American slave trade,” we mean the American colonies or, later, the United States. But as we discussed in Episode 2 of Slate’s History of American Slavery Academy, relative to the entire slave trade, North America was a bit player. These staggering graphics put the WWII death toll in perspective. The Good News On Global Warming: We've Delayed The Next Ice Age. Ancient Irish Genomes Reveal Massive Migrations To The British Isles. Researchers sequencing the genomes from prehistoric Irish individuals for the first time – a female farmer and three men who lived several thousand years ago – reveal genetic changes that parallel the onset of the Neolithic and Bronze Age transitions in Ireland.

Ancient Irish Genomes Reveal Massive Migrations To The British Isles

The findings are published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week. The "Missing" American Plague. When Europeans arrived in the New World in 1492, a new era of trading was born – everything from cultures and ideas to potatoes and tobacco.

The "Missing" American Plague

However, one thing that might have been skipped over in your history class was the huge transfer of diseases, viruses, bugs, and lurgies. Within 500 years, the native population of the Americas dropped by 90 percent. Although war and strife caused their fair share of deaths, the overwhelming majority were caused by a cocktail of smallpox, influenza, cholera, measles, Black Death, and other Old World diseases. Astronomy & time. Encyclopedia: Medieval Cosmology and Worldview. Medieval cosmology was centered around the concept of the Ptolemaic universe, named after Greek astronomer Ptolemy (ca. 150 CE).

Encyclopedia: Medieval Cosmology and Worldview

In this geocentric (earth-centered) model, the earth was the motionless center of the universe, with the rest of the universe revolving around it in spheres. Ptolemy's work was based on Aristotle's (384-322 BCE) idea of an ordered universe, divided into the sublunary, or earthly, region which was changeable and corruptible, and the heavenly region, which was immutable and perfect. Dual DNA Streams For European Inheritance. This is a careful analysis of the apparent DNA distribution throughout .

Dual DNA Streams For European Inheritance

History of Things. Better Identification of Viking Corpses Reveals: Half of the Warriors Were Female. Shield maidens are not a myth!

Better Identification of Viking Corpses Reveals: Half of the Warriors Were Female

A recent archaeological discovery has shattered the stereotype of exclusively male Viking warriors sailing out to war while their long-suffering wives wait at home with baby Vikings. (We knew it! We always knew it.) Plus, some other findings are challenging that whole “rape and pillage” thing, too. Researchers at the University of Western Australia decided to revamp the way they studied Viking remains. Polska przed rokiem 966. Garden Igloo - Garden Igloo. Bora Yeter - 2 dakikada Modanın 100 YILI. Ten Amazing Inventions From Ancient Times. Dating back thousands of years are numerous examples of ancient technology that leave us awe-struck at the knowledge and wisdom held by people of our past.

They were the result of incredible advances in engineering and innovation as new, powerful civilizations emerged and came to dominate the ancient world. Big History Project. 23 maps and charts on language. By Dylan Matthews on April 15, 2015 "The limits of my language," the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein once posited, "mean the limits of my world. " Explaining everything within the limits of the world is probably too ambitious a goal for a list like this. But here are 23 maps and charts that can hopefully illuminate small aspects of how we manage to communicate with one another.

The basics Indo-European language rootsMinna Sundberg, a Finnish-Swedish comic artist, created this beautiful tree to illustrate both the relationships between European and central Asian languages generally, as well as a smaller but still striking point: Finnish has less in common with, say, Swedish than Persian or Hindi do. Language divides. Human species 'may split in two' Humanity may split into two sub-species in 100,000 years' time as predicted by HG Wells, an expert has said. Evolutionary theorist Oliver Curry of the London School of Economics expects a genetic upper class and a dim-witted underclass to emerge. The human race would peak in the year 3000, he said - before a decline due to dependence on technology.

People would become choosier about their sexual partners, causing humanity to divide into sub-species, he added. Have You Heard of The Great Forgetting? It Happened 10,000 Years Ago & Completely Affects Your Life. By Deep Ecology Hub / deep-ecology-hub.com This article summarizes the ideas of Daniel Quinn, first written about in The Story of B, which was a sequel to Ishmael.

The longer, original essay can be read here, and comes highly recommended, especially if you find yourself disagreeing with the summary below. Most disagreements we've read about have turned out to be misunderstandings, so please check the original before coming to conclusions. This Is Roughly 200 Years Of American History In One Mesmerizing GIF. There's a ton of juicy stuff in this incredible map. Listen to the lovely orchestra of crickets singing at human speed [audio] [updated. Daniel Quinn: The Great Forgetting. Who is the Man with the Name that Rhymes? It's been a while since another post. Time Is an Illusion: Past, Present, and Future All Exist Now [MUST SEE VIDEO]

2000 Years of History (1000 BC - 1000 AD) Watch as 1000 years of European borders change. RSA Animate - The Secret Powers of Time. Why Time Slows Down When We’re Afraid, Speeds Up as We Age, and Gets Warped on Vacation. By Maria Popova.

In 1900, Ladies’ Home Journal Publishes 28 Predictions for the Year 2000. HISTORY: Africans in European history. Danielle. The Paris Time Capsule Apartment. Bilresan till kontinenten 1939 (1939) - Filmarkivet. Harry von Eckermanns samling nummer 6. Visby Förr i Tiden. UCAR - University Corporation for Atmospheric Research. Map of Europe: 1000 AD to present day.

From Angkor Wat to Stonehenge: How Ancient People Moved Mountains. Science Shows Prehistoric Gender Equality: Cave Women Rocked. Why Time is a Social Construct. So Just Look Up The Place You Were Born On This Little Chart And Check Out When You'll Probably Die. Evolution of The Female Image Through the Centuries! Wait but why: Putting Time In Perspective. How Beauty Procedures Looked In The 1930s-40s. Progress. 14 Time Travelling Celebrities.