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Before 10,000 BC – World history timeline

By |2018-04-25T23:04:13-07:00September 10th, 2017|Africa, History|

Sibidu Cave, South Africa. People lived here from about 77,000 BC until about 38,000 years ago. In the early years of human history, beginning with the earliest humans about two million years ago, every place in the world was in the Stone Age, and all the people in the world got their food by hunting and gathering. For a [...]

Tertiary period – mammals and mountains

By |2018-08-22T05:19:59-07:00June 25th, 2017|Biology - Evolution, from cells to modern mammals, birds, and reptiles, Geology|

Tertiary period: Large animals evolved like moose Dinosaurs become extinct The Tertiary period begins with the catastrophe that killed off the dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous Period, about 65 million years ago. And the Tertiary lasts down to 1.8 million years ago. Mammals become more common With nearly all of the dinosaurs [...]

Stone Tools in early Africa – African technology

By |2018-04-09T10:30:07-07:00May 19th, 2017|Africa, Economy, Science|

Early basalt choppers from Olduvai Gorge (Tanzania) The first stone tools Chimpanzees use stones to hammer on nuts and break them open, and they collect stones to throw at enemies. About 3.3 million years ago, long before modern people evolved with their big brains, and before people began to use fire, early people [...]