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Friday: March 26, 2010

Celebrity neanderthals through the palaeolithic era of Photoshop.Celebrity neanderthals through the palaeolithic era of Photoshop.

You may very well be looking at the next line of those Geico ads (quick, hide this post from the suits). And yes, being a celebrity is so easy even a cavemen apparently could do it.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:09 AM | Tags (8) | ads | cavemen | celebrities | geico | manipulation | neanderthals | photoshop | worth1000 |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 47 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: February 16, 2010

Six human character flaws that actually managed to save the species.Six human character flaws that actually managed to save the species.

Basically every scientific or creative breakthrough in human history can trace its roots to some sweaty palmed caveman sitting alone in his hut fretting about whether the other cavemen think he's cool.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 6:49 AM | Tags (6) | cavemen | cracked | flaws | humans | species | traits |  | Discuss (3) |  | facebook | twitter | 45 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 13, 2009

Hatred of brussel sprouts might be due to ancient gene trait.Hatred of brussel sprouts might be due to ancient gene trait.

They (Spanish researchers) have found a gene in modern humans that makes some people dislike a bitter chemical called phenylthiocarbamide, or PTC, was also present in Neanderthals hundreds of thousands of years ago.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 7:51 AM | Tags (5) | cavemen | genes | hatred | neanderthals | sprouts |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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