Our Ancient Human Cousins!

♪Intro♪ Oh, hi there! Squeaks and I were just checking our e-mail, and it looks like you have a message from your sister. (Squeaks squeaks) Hm, I wonder what it is… Oooh, it’s your family tree! There are his grandparents, then his parents in the middle, and then their kids — including Squeaks and his […]

Are You Related to Neanderthals?

Do neanderthals exist today? Well, no. Not at all. These guys went extinct a very long time ago, but it is very possible that most of you watching this video right now actually have a percentage of your genes inherited from the Neanderthals. Some of you might even have genetic inheritances from other human species, […]

Why Are We The Only Humans Left?

Look around and you’ll meet some pretty smart animals, but there’s no species quite like us. But that wasn’t always true. As recently as 50,000 years ago we walked the planet along with at least three other human species. Denisovans and real-life Hobbits Homo floresiensis didn’t leave much behind to know them by, but Neanderthals […]

What Happened Before History? Human Origins

The world we live in feels normal, ordinary. It feels like this is just how humans exist and always existed. But, it’s not. Never before have we humans lived in a world as sophisticated and engineered to our needs as today. Giving us the luxury to forget about ourselves and not worry about survival. Food, […]