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Human Origins; Neanderthals and Language

Were Homo sapiens the first Hominids to have the ability to communicate with speech? It’s a complex and difficult question to answer. The relevance of whether or not Humans were the first to communicate with complex speech is however, a huge question in our evolutionary history because language is something that separates us from all … Continue reading Human Origins; Neanderthals and Language

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Mars Aint Easy; The Challenge of Sending Humans to The Red Planet

On November 26, 2018, NASA achieved another millstone with successfully completing the landing of the InSight Rover. To date, NASA and the United States are the only agency and country to land on the fourth planet from the sun. This latest accomplishment is no doubt exciting and a prime example of what could be called … Continue reading Mars Aint Easy; The Challenge of Sending Humans to The Red Planet

A review of the “The Heart and The Fist”

Want to be inspired and read a captivating tale of adventure, service and overcoming hardship? I truly cannot think of a more perfect book then the former Missouri Governor, Rhodes Scholar and Navy seal Eric Greitens', "The Heart and The Fist." Unfortunately the former governor and author has made the news in the past year … Continue reading A review of the “The Heart and The Fist”

Where should the focus be in Exploring The Solar System?

It has long been held that a manned mission to Mars is and should be Humanity's next big step in space exploration. The red planet has captivated our imagination for a long time, especially since Italian astronomer Giovanni Schiaparelli mistakenly called a network of dark areas he observed on Mars, 'canals.' The intrigue and beckoning … Continue reading Where should the focus be in Exploring The Solar System?

Michio Kaku’s “The Future of Humanity”

  The renowned and brilliant Physicist, Michio Kaku lays out an astonishing and mind blowing future for Humanity in his book that makes bold predictions on how the continuing advancement of science will not only take Humanity to the stars but could also change who we are as a species as the gleaming prospect of … Continue reading Michio Kaku’s “The Future of Humanity”

An Adventure in The White Mountains

Mount Washington in New Hampshire's White mountains is known for hosting 'the worlds worst weather,' and despite being in the 'lowly' Appalachian mountains, there isn't a sense of sarcasm or exaggeration in this label. I found out first hand how much this mountain truly packs a punch when I took a long weekend trip out … Continue reading An Adventure in The White Mountains

The Far Reaching Revelations in Sebastian Junger’s, “Tribe”

Readers note: The following is a musing on Sebastian Junger's, "Tribe." I do not cite anything, as it all comes from the book which I invite all to read. I also make some other connections that I invite readers to explore and find out more about. MusingsofanExplorer is not a scientific journal, so I dont … Continue reading The Far Reaching Revelations in Sebastian Junger’s, “Tribe”