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2014-08-20 09:00:00 PM  
Pfft. I'd tell you all about my last sexual encounter, of which you'd be totally jealous, but I have to be at the gym in 26 minutes.
 
2014-08-20 09:12:48 PM  

i253.photobucket.com

Chaka think OKCupid profile need work.

My self-summary:  Drink it in baby.  I can almost walk erect.
The first thing people notice about me:  My breath

Six things I could do without:  I can't do without six *eyebrow waggle*  Actually Chaka can do six without mate but not as satisfying.  Also, last time Chaka do six without mate, Chaka pelt caught on fire.

Interests include: Clubbing (over the head), slaying Mastadon, caving, taming the terrible beast that is fire, throwing things.

Favorite books: This question confuse and outrage Chaka.
Movies:  GAAAHHH terrible fire magic Chaka smash!

Interested in a mutually satisfying short-term relationship with Human, Neanderthal, or open-minded chimp. We can de-louse each other over some coffee and take things slow.
 
2014-08-20 10:11:37 PM  
Four minutes? Is subby a farking porn star?
 
2014-08-20 10:16:59 PM  
Africans are the only pure homo sapiens? Positive or negative? Discuss.
 
2014-08-20 11:08:46 PM  
This is on the geek tab because it references people so desperate for sex that they're willing to go interspecies?

/NTTAWWT
 
2014-08-20 11:11:29 PM  

InterruptingQuirk: Africans are the only pure homo sapiens? Positive or negative? Discuss.


It isn't PC to suggest that any race is different or has adapted differently to their environment.
 
2014-08-20 11:15:09 PM  

cybrwzrd: It isn't PC to suggest that any race is different or has adapted differently to their environment.


I grew up lambasting my mother for not marrying a darker complected man every time I went to the pool with my best friend who was of Greek/North African heritage.


/burn
 
2014-08-20 11:16:24 PM  
I really want to take that National Geographic DNA genealogy test. Has anyone here done so?
 
2014-08-20 11:19:08 PM  
Omahawg: I really want to take that National Geographic DNA genealogy test. Has anyone here done so?

you're a genie?
 
2014-08-20 11:19:35 PM  
Look, the first 4 years of college weren't a shining moment for me.
 
2014-08-20 11:20:55 PM  

ultraholland: Omahawg: I really want to take that National Geographic DNA genealogy test. Has anyone here done so?

you're a genie?


sim sim sala bim

I'll grant three wishes but only for bie
 
2014-08-20 11:21:34 PM  
Well done subby, you get 100 subby points.
 
2014-08-20 11:22:06 PM  
PM me if you want to go for 4 seconds.

/part Neanderthal
 
2014-08-20 11:22:18 PM  

with great power comes great insanity: This is on the geek tab because it references people so desperate for sex that they're willing to go interspecies?

/NTTAWWT


Just because it's on the geek thread doesn't mean that the Farq doesn't apply.

/reported thread
//;-)
 
2014-08-20 11:23:11 PM  
img.fark.net
 
2014-08-20 11:23:40 PM  
They need to stop lying, and just admit we killed them off. It's human nature.
 
2014-08-20 11:24:09 PM  
One look at my ex and I'm pretty sure Humans like me are STILL have sex with Neanderthals--Seriously--The father, Grug, in the "The Croods" was a dead ringer of my ex in his hairy looks and attitude.

No more Neanderthals for me. Ugh on Grugs.
 
2014-08-20 11:25:18 PM  
I saw this movie
 
2014-08-20 11:26:20 PM  
I blame Sting.
 
2014-08-20 11:27:20 PM  

InterruptingQuirk: cybrwzrd: It isn't PC to suggest that any race is different or has adapted differently to their environment.

I grew up lambasting my mother for not marrying a darker complected man every time I went to the pool with my best friend who was of Greek/North African heritage.


/burn


What I am curious of is if the light skin traits of Europeans and Asians come from Neanderthal DNA. Neanderthals should have been more adapted to the climates from their range, bearing that some Neanderthal traits may have been dominant over Sapian traits, I wonder how that affected modern human evolution and even civilization development.
 
2014-08-20 11:27:41 PM  

drjekel_mrhyde: They need to stop lying, and just admit we killed them off. It's human nature.


So is farking anything that moves. Or doesn't.
 
2014-08-20 11:28:35 PM  
Well, you know what they say about Denisovians...
 
2014-08-20 11:28:37 PM  
Well that does explain the politics thread.
 
2014-08-20 11:29:02 PM  
...or as they like to say in Kentucky, "Stop farking your cousin."
 
2014-08-20 11:30:28 PM  

cynicalbastard: drjekel_mrhyde: They need to stop lying, and just admit we killed them off. It's human nature.

So is farking anything that moves. Or doesn't.


So we farked them to death, according to Subs.
 
2014-08-20 11:30:47 PM  
On my phone so I can't post Rae Dawn Chong. Farkers don't let me down.
 
2014-08-20 11:31:00 PM  
Here's a compilation from another thread:

img.fark.net

About 200 thousand years ago, Anatomically Modern Homo sapiens sapiens emerged. At that time we had to compete with several other Hominid species. Today, we are all that's left. The other Hominids went extinct.

The funny part is, Black Africans are the purest Homo sapiens sapiens. The rest of us are up to 20-30% mixed with Neanderthals, Denisovans, and three or four other archaic Hominids.

So, when you wanna feel superior, remember this: The other species failed.
Makes ya' think, don't it

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Look up:
Neaderthal Type 2 Diabetes
Why Tibetans are adapted to high altitude
Denisovans and archaic hominids
Read recent links (last 1-2 years) about DNA testing of HSS groups
Anatomical Modernity, Behavioral Modernity

Enjoy!

And if you get that far, consider the fact that, although Anatomical Modernity emerges about 200 thousand years ago, Behavioral Modernity is only found to occur about 60 thousand years ago. Right after a major glacial period (about 70 thousand years ago).

Our ancestors had a hell of a time.

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but only one species actually survived.
In other words, you don't see any Denisovans running around with 30% human DNA.


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What has happened recently to our understanding of our ancestry is revolutionary.
 
2014-08-20 11:31:14 PM  

InterruptingQuirk: Africans are the only pure homo sapiens? Positive or negative? Discuss.


There is no such thing as purity, no matter what your genetic origin is.  Humanity is not a scale of perfection but a broad spectrum of diversity and all origins and combinations of origins are equally human.

Discuss
 
2014-08-20 11:31:35 PM  
Snorted.

+1 subby
 
2014-08-20 11:33:56 PM  
sarahsaysreadbooks.files.wordpress.com

If you want to read some hot human-on-neanderthal action.
 
2014-08-20 11:34:03 PM  
Nice headline, but isn't having sex how we manage not to go extinct?

I'm thinking Neanderthals stopped having sex at some point.
 
2014-08-20 11:34:08 PM  

Omahawg: I really want to take that National Geographic DNA genealogy test. Has anyone here done so?


My wife did, but hasn't received her results yet.  She said it looks for different markers than the 42 and Me set, so it'll be interesting.  I may do it sometime.
 
2014-08-20 11:35:07 PM  
Neanderthals disappeared because their women had hairy chests.
 
2014-08-20 11:35:48 PM  

drjekel_mrhyde: They need to stop lying, and just admit we killed them off. It's human nature.


Unless ancient humans were eating them, they'd have no reason to kill off any other hominid species.  the concept of ownership probably didn't even exist back then.  They might drive each other off hunting territory, but they wouldn't waste their energies hunting down and exterminating anything that might have the means to fight back on equal terms. There is actually anthropological evidence that, in some circumstances, neanderthals and homo sapiens cooperated to catch and kill game.

We very likely did hunt several species of megafauna to extinction, though.  But only because we ate them and there was an ice age and shiat.
 
2014-08-20 11:37:43 PM  

InterruptingQuirk: Africans are the only pure homo sapiens?


Homo sapiens were a hybrid species long before they left Africa.  There are no "pure" homo sapiens.
 
2014-08-20 11:39:48 PM  

cybrwzrd: InterruptingQuirk: cybrwzrd: It isn't PC to suggest that any race is different or has adapted differently to their environment.

I grew up lambasting my mother for not marrying a darker complected man every time I went to the pool with my best friend who was of Greek/North African heritage.


/burn

What I am curious of is if the light skin traits of Europeans and Asians come from Neanderthal DNA. Neanderthals should have been more adapted to the climates from their range, bearing that some Neanderthal traits may have been dominant over Sapian traits, I wonder how that affected modern human evolution and even civilization development.


I don't have the ref here, but I recall that the gene changes that give Europeans their light skin color may have come from Neanderthals. The mutations that give light skin color in Asians are different. Google Svante Paabo.
 
2014-08-20 11:41:57 PM  

Delay: cybrwzrd: InterruptingQuirk: cybrwzrd: It isn't PC to suggest that any race is different or has adapted differently to their environment.

I grew up lambasting my mother for not marrying a darker complected man every time I went to the pool with my best friend who was of Greek/North African heritage.


/burn

What I am curious of is if the light skin traits of Europeans and Asians come from Neanderthal DNA. Neanderthals should have been more adapted to the climates from their range, bearing that some Neanderthal traits may have been dominant over Sapian traits, I wonder how that affected modern human evolution and even civilization development.

I don't have the ref here, but I recall that the gene changes that give Europeans their light skin color may have come from Neanderthals. The mutations that give light skin color in Asians are different. Google Svante Paabo.


red hair too, I hear
 
2014-08-20 11:45:52 PM  
So easy a caveman can do it.
 
2014-08-20 11:48:22 PM  

Omahawg: Delay: cybrwzrd: InterruptingQuirk: cybrwzrd: It isn't PC to suggest that any race is different or has adapted differently to their environment.

I grew up lambasting my mother for not marrying a darker complected man every time I went to the pool with my best friend who was of Greek/North African heritage.


/burn

What I am curious of is if the light skin traits of Europeans and Asians come from Neanderthal DNA. Neanderthals should have been more adapted to the climates from their range, bearing that some Neanderthal traits may have been dominant over Sapian traits, I wonder how that affected modern human evolution and even civilization development.

I don't have the ref here, but I recall that the gene changes that give Europeans their light skin color may have come from Neanderthals. The mutations that give light skin color in Asians are different. Google Svante Paabo.

red hair too, I hear


Yep. And, not too surprising, a chunk of the HLA seems to be Neanderthal. When AMH entered Europe they would have been exposed to new diseases to which Neanderthals had previously developed resistance.
 
2014-08-20 11:48:46 PM  

mr_fulano: On my phone so I can't post Rae Dawn Chong. Farkers don't let me down.


img2-3.timeinc.net
 
2014-08-20 11:49:05 PM  
4 minutes? What am I, a porn star?
 
2014-08-20 11:49:18 PM  
Your modern ways of having sex frighten and confuse me.
 
2014-08-20 11:49:50 PM  

Mugato: Four minutes? Is subby a farking porn star?


That's what I (didn't come) wanted to say.

My ex, *sigh

/was once madly in love
 
2014-08-20 11:55:40 PM  

Harry_Seldon: ...or as they like to say in Kentucky, "Stop farking your cousin."


They don't like saying it.  They just feel they have to from time to time.
 
2014-08-20 11:56:05 PM  
It's old news that humans and neanderthals were getting it on. I don't know exactly what Wilma saw in Fred, but they seemed happy enough together so why judge?

The better question is, who's got dinosaur DNA in their bloodline? If the Internet has taught us anything, it's that if you can see it and grab onto it, someone's tried to make love to it. Just one of many reasons why I never leave a sandwich unattended for more than 30 seconds in a public place. Don't think I haven't seen the way you pervs keep checking out my tomatoes.
 
2014-08-20 11:58:03 PM  

gfid: Nice headline, but isn't having sex how we manage not to go extinct?

I'm thinking Neanderthals stopped having sex at some point.


Neanderthals are usually credited with inventing the concept of "marriage".
 
2014-08-20 11:58:28 PM  
you know the Captain was hitting those three.

yabba dabba DOO

fc00.deviantart.net
 
2014-08-20 11:59:26 PM  
back in the 90s when I first took physical anthropology I thought the complete replacement hypothesis was absurd, but as there were no jobs in physical anthropology I let it go. It is nice that at least some in the field aren't completely driven by politics (or are driven by slightly different politics, anyway)
 
2014-08-21 12:15:34 AM  

InterruptingQuirk: Africans are the only pure homo sapiens? Positive or negative? Discuss.


it's not Americans aka Homo Humongous
 
2014-08-21 12:15:51 AM  

Delay: Omahawg: Delay: cybrwzrd: InterruptingQuirk: cybrwzrd: It isn't PC to suggest that any race is different or has adapted differently to their environment.

I grew up lambasting my mother for not marrying a darker complected man every time I went to the pool with my best friend who was of Greek/North African heritage.


/burn

What I am curious of is if the light skin traits of Europeans and Asians come from Neanderthal DNA. Neanderthals should have been more adapted to the climates from their range, bearing that some Neanderthal traits may have been dominant over Sapian traits, I wonder how that affected modern human evolution and even civilization development.

I don't have the ref here, but I recall that the gene changes that give Europeans their light skin color may have come from Neanderthals. The mutations that give light skin color in Asians are different. Google Svante Paabo.

red hair too, I hear

Yep. And, not too surprising, a chunk of the HLA seems to be Neanderthal. When AMH entered Europe they would have been exposed to new diseases to which Neanderthals had previously developed resistance.


So basically those with dominant Neanderthal traits would have been naturally selected to survive to reproduce to the next generation.

Is there a connection between civilization development to % of non H. Sapiens DNA? At least (for now) there is a strong correlation between areas within the H. Neanderthalensis range, migration patterns and civilization development. Asia (and their descendants in North and South America), The Middle East, India and Europe all created lasting civilizations. Pure H. Sapiens well, barely got out of the bronze age until outside influence.
 
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