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Codex Silenda: Solve Puzzles to Turn Pages in this Crafty Wooden Book

Society & Culture : WebUrbanist

Unlike The Maze and other classic puzzle books, the Codex Silenda brooks no cheating, forcing readers to solve elaborate puzzles on each page before proceeding to the next. Somewhere between a choose-your-own-adventure novel, a Chin...

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Academics / Archaeology : ArchaeoBlog

Study Suggests Chins Evolved as Faces Shrank Scientists have debated for more than a century why modern humans are the only primates to sport chins. Young modern human children have nearly imperceptible chins, similar to Neanderthal...

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Academics / Anthropology : John Hawks Anthropology Weblog

Ed Yong has an article in Atlantic on the mysterious evolution of the human chin: “We’re the Only Animals With Chins, and No One Knows Why”. He builds on a recent review paper by James Pampush. It’s a nice read about a trait that ha...

Why Do Humans Have Chins?

Humor / odd : The Presurfer

image credit Compared with other human relatives such as Neanderthals, modern Homo sapiens have particularly prominent chins. Some researchers have hypothesized that the modern human chin helps the jaw stand up to the forces generat...

The Reason Humans Have Chins

United States / Seattle : Slog

In the new and excellent sci-fi film Ex Machina, Ava (Alicia Vikander), an android with a marvelous chin, admires the chin on the face of a former operating android. An android is a robot in the form of a human. A24 Films Humans are...


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