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The Little Ice Age and The Year Without Summer

September 25th, 2013 § in Science

The Little Ice Age was a period of time when the climate cooled down considerably in many parts of the world, especially around the North Atlantic. There is some disagreement as to when exactly the Little Ice Age started, but most records indicate that the North Atlantic began co[...]

‘Hobbit’ joins human family tree

June 10th, 2012 § in History

Scientists have discovered a new and tiny species of human that lived in Indonesia at the same time our own ancestors were colonising the world. The 1m-tall (3ft) species – dubbed the “Hobbit” – lived on Flores Island until at least 12,000 years ago. The f[...]