1. Subscribersonhouse
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    23 Jan '14 11:211 edit
    http://phys.org/news/2014-01-biology-early-human-relative-uncovered.html#nRlv

    They didn't say what the brain probably weighed so don't know if these creatures were smarter than say, chimps of today or same level.

    Here is a Wiki about it, they call it the 'Nutcracker man'.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paranthropus_boisei

    So the brain was about the same as modern day chimps.

    Enough to get by I guess but not enough to make a real civilization.
  2. Standard memberRJHinds
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    23 Jan '14 15:46
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    http://phys.org/news/2014-01-biology-early-human-relative-uncovered.html#nRlv

    They didn't say what the brain probably weighed so don't know if these creatures were smarter than say, chimps of today or same level.

    Here is a Wiki about it, they call it the 'Nutcracker man'.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paranthropus_boisei

    So the brain was about t ...[text shortened]... e as modern day chimps.

    Enough to get by I guess but not enough to make a real civilization.
    It might be your relative, but it sure ain't mine.
  3. Subscribersonhouse
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    23 Jan '14 16:54
    Originally posted by RJHinds
    It might be your relative, but it sure ain't mine.
    That's probably true, it's WAY too advanced for your folk.
  4. Standard memberRJHinds
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    23 Jan '14 21:26
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    That's probably true, it's WAY too advanced for your folk.
    Ha, ha. You think it's advanced, huh?
  5. Subscribersonhouse
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    23 Jan '14 23:15
    Originally posted by RJHinds
    Ha, ha. You think it's advanced, huh?
    I said it was way more advanced than YOU.
  6. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    27 Jan '14 06:05
    RJ - I hope you are donating your brain to science when you die.

    After all it will be worth a fortune ... its barely been used!
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