Notes on a web journey

posted on: 14 February 2007


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The new Spitzer Hall of Human Origins at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City opened to the public on February 10. Visitors to its elaborate displays can explore the fossil and genomic findings that f orm the basis for the current thinking on how we became human.

The new Spitzer Hall of Human Origins

The Hominids Take Manhattan


posted on: 21 September 2006

Human ancestors

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The 3.3-million-year-old fossilised remains of a human-like child have been unearthed in Ethiopia's Dikika region. The female Australopithecus afarensis bones are from the same species as an adult skeleton found in 1974 which was nicknamed Lucy.


posted on: 06 September 2006

Human history of Britain revealed

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Eight times humans came to try to live in Britain and on at least seven occasions they failed - beaten back by freezing conditions. Scientists think they can now write a reasonably comprehensive history of the occupation of these isles.

Britain's human history revealed


posted on: 31 August 2006

About art and biology

filed under: @ 14:20:03

A few days ago I was browsing the web looking for books-related articles. I came across The Nonist post on libraries' photos
( me and another million people, apparently ), found it beautiful and interesting and posted about it. Then I went back to The Nonist site and started looking around. There are MANY interesting posts. Actually, too many...So I decided to link to some of the articles I found through The Nonist' posts here, mostly as reminders for myself:


posted on: 27 August 2006

Homo floresiensis

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For the past two years, researchers have been hotly debating (and coming dangerously close to fighting over) whether the fossils of a diminutive hominin found in Indonesia are those of a previously unknown species. The publication this week of some long-standing doubts over the “hobbit” fossils show the debate is far from over.

Homo floresiensis


posted on: 02 June 2006

Ancient fig clue to first farming

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On the BBC:
ancient fig clue to first farming


posted on: 13 May 2006

“Brazilian Stonehenge” discovered

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On the BBC: Brazilian Stonehenge discovered


CSS,Javascript and Php studies

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Photo gallery
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PHP menu
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Pop-up menu
A very simple pop up menu powered by Javascript. It works also if Javascript is disabled.
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RSS feed
How to write and use an RSS feed
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Tag replacer
The Tag replacer explained and a link to it.
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Tags search
A search form build and powered using Javascript and the DOM
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