Different types of human settlements include hamlets, villages, small towns, large towns, isolated places, cities and conurbations. In some systems, types of human settlements are broken up into urban, suburban and rural... More »

A rural settlement is a sparsely populated community that exists in the country, away from densely populated urban centers. "Rural" means "of or relating to the country." More »

Debt settlement is the process of paying off a debt for less than the original amount, often through an outside debt settlement agency. Outstanding medical bills and credit card debt are two types of debt often settled t... More »

www.reference.com Business & Finance Credit & Lending

According to the Canadian Museum of History, one of the primary ways geography affected early civilizations was in determining the location of settlements. Since early humans needed access to water and fertile ground for... More »

There are many advantages to living in a city, such as more cultural events, a broader diversity of people, better medical facilities, more jobs and more restaurants and shopping; however, there are many disadvantages to... More »

Although in the United States people are often asked to self-identify as either white, Hispanic, African American, Asian or Native American, advanced understanding of DNA reduced the amount of races accepted by scientist... More »

Examples of the types of human adaptation include the development of legs and feet, lactose intolerance and skin pigmentation. Each of these adaptations manifested as a result of evolution. More »