Evidence suggests that the subspecies Homo sapiens sapiens, as anatomically modern humans are known, first emerged approximately 200,000 years ago. The Omo remains and fossils, from Omo National Park in Ethiopia discover... More »

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There is evidence to suggest that archaic humans, of which modern humans are descended, were present as long as 195,000 years ago in what is now Ethiopia, as fossils recovered from the region show the beginnings of skull... More »

In the long geological history of the Earth, humans first appeared during the Pleistocene Epoch, which dates back 1.6 million years to 10,000 years ago. Humans in modern form arrived during the Pleistocene Epoch, althoug... More »

There are several differences between the Old and New Stone Ages, but some of the most notable include the advancement of tools, the warmer climate and early humans learning to grow food instead of only being hunters and... More »

The timeline of human history begins between 160,000 and 195,000 years ago with early modern humans, beginning with early periods, such as the Mesolithic and Neolithic. Later on, there were various technological advancem... More »

The Aztecs sacrificed humans because they believed that without the sustenance of human life-blood, the sun would fail and the world would end. Their gods had sacrificed themselves to bring the world into existence, so h... More »

Early humans ate meat, plants, insects, fruits, flowers and bark. According to LiveScience, eating meat caused physiological changes which made today's human possible. Nutrients in meat were found to allow the growth of ... More »