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For the first time ever, an archaic fossil from our genus Homo has been discovered in Taiwan. Until now, ancient Asian hominins (that’s us and our ancestors) have mostly been found in China, Indonesia, and further west. That means this fossil, described in Nature Communications this week, will begin to fill a big geographical gap in the Asian fossil record.

A fossilized human jawbone discovered by a Taiwanese fisherman could reveal a new kind of prehistoric human.

Roman couple holding hands for 1500 years - WTF fun facts

The skeletal remains of a Roman-era couple reveal the pair has been holding hands for 1 500 years.

How Africa Became the Cradle of Humankind

How Africa Became the Cradle of Humankind

Australopithecus prometheus - Stw 573 - "Little Foot"

Australopithecus prometheus - Stw 573 - "Little Foot"

Australopithecus prometheus - Stw 573 - "Little Foot"

Australopithecus prometheus - Stw 573 - "Little Foot"

Australopithecus prometheus - Stw 573 - "Little Foot" & Ron Clarke

Australopithecus prometheus - Stw 573 - "Little Foot" & Ron Clarke

Part I: Evolution of Structural Distinctiveness

Modern men should take a lead from their more enlightened and compassionate Stone Age ancestors, according to a University of Manchester archaeologist.

Here's a strange skull in a museum in Brazil. It was mummified when it was presumably brought from Egypt. Museum administrators claim not to know the proven...ance of the skeleton, which was discovered only recently when they tried to "de-mummify" the piece, which was probably acquired in Egypt. The specimen is on display in the museum only on Sundays and under guard. According to the owners, at least ten efforts to steal the item have been made.

"Here's a strange skull in a museum in Brazil. It was mummified when it was presumably brought from Egypt." Or, a "grey alien skull not a real primate skull. Indicating, obviously, that it's an ALIEN!

Lantian Homo erectus cranium half a million years older than previously thought |via`tko The Archaeology News Network

Lantian Homo erectus cranium half a million years older than previously thought

Le complexe funéraire de Lavau : un nouveau «Vix»

Le complexe funéraire de Lavau : un nouveau «Vix»

After 13 years of meticulous excavation of the nearly complete skeleton of the Australopithecus fossil named Little Foot, South African and French scientists have now convincingly shown that it is probably around 3 million years old.

After 13 years of meticulous excavation of the nearly complete skeleton of the Australopithecus fossil named Little Foot, South African and French scientists have now convincingly shown that it is probably around 3 million years old