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Our hominid ancestor Lucy died after falling from tree, new analysis suggests

Lucy, the famed Australopithecus afarensis, may have died from falling out of a tree 3.18 million years ago, according to new forensic analysis. This video explains the reasoning behind the hypothesis. The new analysis was completed by a multidisciplinary team affiliated with University of Texas at Austin, who published their findings in Nature this week: Here we propose, on the basis of close …

Feats of strength

An essential parenting skill (Thanks, Fipi Lele!) report this ad And you thought that second glass of wine before assembling your Scandinavian stick furniture might have been ill advised. In “Giancarlo and Nicole + LSD,” a young couple drops tabs of acid, and 45 minutes later, attempts to assemble the rather complicated NORDLI cabinet from Ikea. Hilarity ensues. This video, currently blazing its …