We need you to answer this question!
If you know the answer to this question, please register to join our limited beta program and start the conversation right now!
Did early humans ride on the backs of animals to get from place to place more quickly?
No, our prehuman ancestors that appeared a million or more years ago through the first modern humans that appeared about 100000 years ago only went from place to place by walking on their own two feet. Humans did not begin domesticating any animals other than dogs until shortly after the end of the last ice age, about 12000 years ago. Dogs were domesticated about 15000 years ago, to assist hunter-gather peoples. But humans cannot ride on the backs of dogs. The first animal domesticated...
Asked in Yellowstone National Park
Have people been affected by Yellowstone?
The last Yellowstone eruption was more than 640,000 years ago and as modern-appearing humans originated (in Africa) only about 200,000 years ago, no human has been affected by a Yellowstone eruption. However, Yellowstone is a beautiful wilderness area and many humans have been profoundly affected emotionally (by its beauty and wildlife) by a visit there. ...
Asked in Science, Milky Way Galaxy
What is the milky way like today?
Nobody knows. The nearest star to us is more than 4 light years (ly) away so we are seeing that star as it was around 4 years ago, not as it is today. The furthest reaches of the Galaxy are more than 100000 ly away so we see the furthest stars as they were 100000 years ago. They could have undergone supernova explosions, been swallowed up by a black hole or whatever. We would have to wait 100000 years to find...
Asked in Folk Music
What best describes the songs that originated in foreign lands many years before that Cecil Sharp found when came to America?
They were from England, more than 200 years earlier. apex:) more than 200 years ...
Why should humans be concerned with extinction rate?
The world needs biodiversity to sustain itself. Us humans have done more damage in the past few hundred years then the world has seen for billions of years ...