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New fossil skull from Africa reveals tangled roots at base of the human family tree

• Washington Post
A 2 million-year-old flat-faced skull pulled from the sandstones of East Africa has shored up claims that at least three species of early humans once coexisted in an “evolutionary experiment” that saw an explosive increase in brain size paired with radically different faces, teeth and jaws.

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Comment by PureTrust
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Wouldn't it be exciting if we had a literal time viewer... a machine that could project onto a TV screen the things that had happened in the past? What if we could simply focus and shoot, and see what really happened.

One of the best places to go on the Internet, to see what this prehistory stuff is really all about is:

All this hogwash about dating some skull to 2 million years ago is about as ridiculous as it gets.