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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Prehistoric Europe

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The word “prehistory” refers to the earliest period of human development, up until the start of recorded events. But since the world evolved differently in terms of its humanity, prehistory starts and ends at different times, in different regions. Europe is no exception to this rule. →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/toptenznet?sub_confirmation=1 Find more lists at: http://www.toptenz.net Entertaining and educational top 10 lists from TopTenzNet! Subscribe to our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TopTenz/ Business inquiries to [email protected] Other TopTenz Videos: Top 10 Best American Downtowns https://youtu.be/hpDXOmiDA_A?list=PLQ4d2-ByGhnIy7dG1B8XJ_0Qtszgv_3_z 10 Must See Tourist Attractions in the Czech Republic https://youtu.be/0nEsGTFlBvA?list=PLQ4d2-ByGhnIy7dG1B8XJ_0Qtszgv_3_z Text version: http://www.toptenz.net/10-things-probably-didnt-know-prehistoric-europe.php Coming up: 10. Early Humans in Europe 9. The Neanderthals and Their Habits 8. Doggerland 7. The Storegga Slide 6. The First Europeans in North America 5. History of Blue Eyes and Light Skin 4. The Cucuteni-Trypillian Culture and the Wheel 3. Turdas-Vinca culture and the oldest Writing in the World 2. The Varna Man and the Wealthiest Grave in Prehistory 1. Domestication of the Dog Source/Further reading: http://www.nature.com/news/europe-s-first-humans-what-scientists-do-and-don-t-know-1.17815 https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/may/25/neanderthals-built-mysterious-cave-structures-175000-years-ago http://nationalgeographic.org/maps/doggerland/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nomlo8X58PY https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/radical-theory-of-first-americans-places-stone-age-europeans-in-delmarva-20000-years-ago/2012/02/28/gIQA4mriiR_story.html https://occupycorporatism.com/blue-eyes-originated-10000-years-ago-in-the-black-sea-region/ http://gipsy.ninja/the-cucuteni-culture/ http://www.ancient-wisdom.com/serbiavinca.htm http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-places-europe/varna-man-and-wealthiest-grave-5th-millennium-bc-002798 http://gipsy.ninja/from-wolf-to-dog-a-history-of-selective-dog-breeding/ https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3d/Prehistoric_man.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tableta_con_trillo.png https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Spreading_homo_sapiens_la.svg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oase_2-Homo_Sapiens.jpg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoKiypM4iTM https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Replica_skulls_of_a_Neanderthal_(Homo_neanderthalensis)_and_a_human_(Homo_sapiens_sapiens),_Lee_Kong_Chian_Natural_History_Museum,_Singapore_-_20150808.jpg https://www.flickr.com/photos/pahudson/13809176994 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Homo_heidelbergensis_adult_male_-_head_model_-_Smithsonian_Museum_of_Natural_History_-_2012-05-17.jpg https://friedfoo.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/doggerland2.jpg https://he.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D7%A7%D7%95%D7%91%D7%A5:Doggerbank.jpg
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Luiz Sa (8 days ago)
This episode was really well researched.I’d never even heard of most of the Stone Age cultures he talks about.
Bojan Belani (10 days ago)
simon is your real name james or jake?
Shadi Beidas (11 days ago)
A caveat should have been made that these are not all facts, but hypotheses... some with little hard evidence to back them up.
Chris Pantazis (11 days ago)
Macedonia is Greek
Gregoire Bruneel (13 days ago)
I liked this untill you said belgium was in spain
philthy122 (13 days ago)
Earliest human habitation of New Zealand was abot 800 years ago, not 1500....just saying.
Igor Voloshin (13 days ago)
- Cro Magnons go home Africa! Europe for Neanderthals! - Too late, bro, too late! (sounds actual))
Fi MacKenzie (14 days ago)
Wolves domesticated themselves into dogs.
Tom Sawyer (14 days ago)
The way you talk make me throw up. 🤮🤮🤮
Ranger Davis (14 days ago)
Europeans idea of history is like someone walking into your house finding something cool and saying wow my grand father must have brought this here. White people go to Africa find monuments and think Europeans must have been here. History is written by the victors I got it but Really?😂😂😂😂😂
Jose Rea (15 days ago)
When did VSauce Michael start using a British accent?
interwebjedi (15 days ago)
Non Anglos complaining about the Imperial system, on their internet device, speaking English. Sweet, sweet irony.
interwebjedi (14 days ago)
+Andy Evers no one is debating the perceived accuracy or modernity of the metric system. But to use your own analogy, owning a prius and living in a major city doesnt make you any better than a rancher that still uses horses to herd cattle, in fact, it would most likely mean the rancher can both ride a horse and drive a vehicle, and the prius owner cannot. Which is to say, acting superior because you chose to ignore the actual application of the imperial system in real life in favor of metric, doesnt make any sense. And yet, metric users still line up to complain and tout how educated you are, until someone speaks English.
Andy Evers (14 days ago)
interwebjedi horses are still functional but then why arent they used anymore like they used to? Because we came up with an even more functional way of transport But then of course horses are still commonly used in underdeveloped countrys. So there that. Being first with a solution does not mean and never meant that theres no other more logical and better functioning solution.
interwebjedi (14 days ago)
You use metric because your country didnt have a functional standard system of weight and measure. They adopted metrication in a vacuum, with no barrier to entry. Brittain, the US and other anglophone countries already had a functional system with billions invested into infrastructure built upon said system. You 'think' you are special and progressive because your country chose to use 1 arbitrary measure over another. The irony, since your first comment mind you, is how you think showing up to the party a few centuries late and complaining that you dont understand a common measure in an age of internet makes you educationally superior.
Emina Kovačević (14 days ago)
+interwebjedi the rest of the world use metric because it makes sense. Btw Imperial is British, not American... and even they use metric now, in a weird way but what can you say to the people who drive on the wrong side of the road.
interwebjedi (14 days ago)
There are no 'common' people in the US, and everyone learns metric and imperial. Everyone outside of purely scientific fields prefers the use of imperial because it is logical and traditional. Now, people from countries that had no standard measures or industrial systems reliant upon them get to parade around the internet because you adopted the french system of saying an inch is 25mm, and then getting pissy that you cant do conversions, like a commoner.
Kate Blank (17 days ago)
Nothing is "comprised of".
Hassan Bassim (17 days ago)
You just showed your followers what they want to see , but all of what you said lack a strong evidence or a scientific proof . The only two cradles of Civilization in Eurasia are Mesopotamia and China , anything besides these need a very strong proof and evidence which is very unlikely due to environmental & geographic reasons .
Johan Söderberg (18 days ago)
Feet? Miles? Come on now, it is not the dark ages anymore. Use international standard units
Tommy Petraglia (14 days ago)
[... Some special uses still apply non-metric units almost globally (such as inches for bicycles and television sets, feetin aviation, and knots and nautical miles in maritime contexts and aviation), although few are of interest to the average traveller. ..] Sounds like sumbuddy doesn't like working in fractions. It can be a real workout for the brain
If you like watching videos in English, sometimes you have to tolerate our English measurements. That's the thing about the internet... it features material from people from cultures different from yours. Accept the cultural diversity, and be accepting of the cultural differences of others.
Abhay Adil (18 days ago)
Do Prehistoric Asia next please
Abhay Adil (17 days ago)
+Hassan Bassim I would definitely what even that, through you guys did an amazing job of summarizing European prehistory under 20 minutes, kudos.
Hassan Bassim (17 days ago)
That would take a Video long 1h or more .
Tav Ferry (18 days ago)
Doggerland must be Atlantis. I can now find Aquaman.
AstraionMK (19 days ago)
Hey Baldy, did someone tell you the whole history is false and everything has been fabricated? Stop acting smart, do some research
WormholeJim (19 days ago)
The single person in the whole world being blue eyed, and it's a male. Small wonder why blue eyes today is a fairly common trait; there's literally no limit to the potential of how many children this lucky fellow can father from just walking down the street. Let alone during his entire lifetime.
šće vrej ku minje (20 days ago)
Čuješ ovo Deretićuuuuuu.
Walteria Music (22 days ago)
Humans & Neanderthal's differ by 1% DNA....... Humans & Chimpanzee's differ by 1.6% DNA... Evolution? Interbreeding? Cloning? ........CLONED......
Christopher Demers (22 days ago)
That's why its hooked on baltics...🇱🇧
Joseph Grant (22 days ago)
Neanderthals were people, too! We interbred with them! They existed for 250 thousand years! Give them some damn credit!
Justin Williams (26 days ago)
He lost me at " The origin of the global flood myths!"
TheCerbari (23 days ago)
+Justin Williams but why did he lose you there?
Justin Williams (23 days ago)
+TheCerbari it's ok I know what he was referring to and I'm sure most other people do to.
TheCerbari (23 days ago)
Why? There are great floods not only in the bible but in many old mytholigies. And since we know about the rising of the sea levels, it makes sense that those were the origins of those stories...
Michael Mische (27 days ago)
The "out of africa" - theory has been debunked, human developement was either in todays Europe or multilocational!
TheCerbari (23 days ago)
+Michael Mische todays monkeys have the same ancestors as humans but this ancestor still was a primate akin to todays monkeys and i dont see why such a primate would live in europe or why not other monkeys that would have too evolved from this ancestor live in todays europe
Michael Mische (23 days ago)
+TheCerbari is this a troll? Humans and monkeys do have the same ancestor, but humans didnt evolve from monkeys.
TheCerbari (23 days ago)
Dunno there are no monkeys Native to europe i dont see how humans would have evovled there
Tyler Durden (27 days ago)
Toptenz why don't you use metric system?
Darth Subaru (28 days ago)
I am a European with blue eyes
Tyler Campbell (29 days ago)
In North America on the west coast they found tools among other things dating back 100,000+ years. Stop using old maps Correcting 1:02
Leif Schlisio (21 days ago)
Hmm, sorry that is quite unprecise. If you are referring to the Cerutti Mastodon near San Diego, that is precisely dated, but there is no acknowledged proof that it was manipulated by humans. That is plausible to some degree, not more. Science needs more data on this topic. So it is too early for new maps, especially when nobody can offer an acceptable explanation on how humans should have gotten there at that given time.
Chillrah (30 days ago)
Is that a elevator music Sonic song in the backgreound?
Edward Foehring (30 days ago)
Ive got more Neanderthal DNA than most people, Are you calling me sub human ?
Edward Foehring (30 days ago)
We will be practising cannibalism in 12 years whats the big deel.
Marcel Costache (1 month ago)
Funny how you will never hear about this on Cnn or any leftist propaganda social media.
steve154life (1 month ago)
tha verry first animal þó haft been domesticated would haft been homo sapiens. Ör our selfs
John Foerch (1 month ago)
What was the glass rod in the hand of the Varna Man?
Maester Keimo (1 month ago)
This video is SLANDER against native europeans. WE WERE NOT BLACK CANNIBALS
Λουκάσ SRB (1 month ago)
thumbnail is Serbia.....
Emma Zvesnik (1 month ago)
Just last year I went to visit Lepenski Vir, not too far from Serbia’s capital city Belgrade...... Lepenski Vir was amazing I absolutely loved it!! It was a great feeling to go back 8000 years into the past! Can’t wait to visit Vinca and Starcevo in Serbia as well and many, many more prehistoric sites in Serbia! The oldest manuscript found in Vinca will be excepted only when todays Serbia gets occupied by EU because everything that has to do with Serbia never gets excepted by the world because Serbia isn’t excepted.... everything has to do with politics... unfortunately for the people and knowledge, history, archeology etc! 😔
Lorik Ibraimi (3 days ago)
Emma Zvesnik But they are not Serbian History they were Illyrian/Albanian...
Jose Luis (1 month ago)
Yep, but the main stream historians don't want to revise the history and they only acknowledge 10 000 years for humanity, and everything has to fit that time frame or a lots of master degrees are going to the trash can.
Elena elcevet (1 month ago)
Paleolithic pebble instruments are everywhere here. Just to pick them when fields are empty .
The Goodly Dragon (1 month ago)
I can believe that the body from Spain was darker than a modern European, but I think you exaggerate when you say sub-Saharan.
Nenad Cicmil (1 month ago)
Any talk about the start of civilization without mentioning Lepenski Vir and Vinca is amateur and inaccurate.
VersusARCH (1 month ago)
It is pronounced Vincha not Vinca and Starchevo not Starcevo. Damn those idiots that screwed up phonetic transliteration from Serbo-Croatian to other languages (almost certainly Austro-Hungarian administrative rules carried over to Yugoslavia are to blame).
Marijana vasiljevich (1 month ago)
SERBIA: VINCA CULTUR, LEPENSKI VIR, STARCEVO, DNA Y I2 OF NATIV PROTO EUROPEAN
xsisax (1 month ago)
Balkans should have been the most advanced region in the world... But then we slavs came
Goranko Ilić (1 month ago)
Vincha not Vinka
gapi potok (1 month ago)
in slovenia there isnt just the oldest wheel that was found in the swamp but also we have the oldest instrument found in a cave a flute made from a bone
Dora Këmba (17 days ago)
As far as I know, the oldest flute was found in Belgium.
JustA Norwegian (1 month ago)
You pronouced storegga pretty well :)
Alexandru Savu (1 month ago)
I see the author being romanian. Nowdays there is a trend of pseudohistory in Romania making unsubstantiated claims about this region' s ancient achievements. I don't try to deny the facts stated here but I would definetly like to hear them from a different source as, for me at least romanian sources are biased. Is a pitty that real romanian researchers don't make any real effort to combat this fake history trend, letting a shadow of doubt hover above their whole field of research.
bikkiikun (1 month ago)
Why does there have to be a single cradle of civilisation? It's been proven over and over again, that ideas of something pop up in different places at different times, totally independent from another.
major tom (10 days ago)
+bikkiikun Don't believe that, The cradle of life, The Original, Garden of Eden, An the very Birthplace, of this our Human Civilization today, was Antarctica. An the first People's we're the BAACHI Exactly 33k yrs ago. They evacuated, Antarctica, when it slowly Iced over, they never covered their City's with steel, domes to protect from the ice, it was a road to far, their Neighbors, did an their still there today. They Evacuated to The Middle East, India, Pakistan, an all those surrounding, Countrys. 30k yrs ago a Serpent Race, invaded Earth, Millions of the BAACHI perished, their weaponry, was Supperior. They fled, an along with other ppl an entities, found refuge in Hollow Earth, they are still, there today.
bikkiikun (17 days ago)
+Hassan Bassim : Three is still more than one.
Hassan Bassim (17 days ago)
bikkiikun There are only 3 cradles of Civilization in all human history , Mesopotamia (Sumer) , China and Maya . The rest of the world and the rest of cultures follow these three civilizations .
Veronica Evans (1 month ago)
Ancient DNA analysis of remains you mention in no way indicates skin tones of "subsahran individuals ".This is a recent interpretation pushed for the multiculti agenda.
Lele Lej (1 month ago)
sve su to srbi
reductioncompany (1 month ago)
How many cars did they drive back then to affect so much climate change?
abel dimitriev (1 month ago)
when it's about archeology, balkan area has a lot to say.
Kolbas Dragonborn (1 month ago)
Have in mind that Turks and Bulgarians are not natives of their land but simply invaders of who slaughter most of the old population of north Thrace and Asia-minor/anatolia mainly Greeks, Pontus, Armenians, Phonecians.
Miki Gain (1 month ago)
It's not pronounced Solotrayan, it's Soolteeahn.
Miki Gain (1 month ago)
pardon - Soloohtreeahn, not Solotrayan.
TheOldhaole (1 month ago)
The Solutrean hypthesis is defunct...It is wrong, and racist in it's attempt to supplant aboriginal Americans with Europeans. Likewise, linguistic evidence clearly shows that aboriginal American languages (like Dine {Navajo}) are older, and likely progenitors of related languages in Asia. It;s important to drop the Eurocentric lens when discussing pre-columbian America.
DD PMK (1 month ago)
Wrong. The Petralona Skull in Greece 🇬🇷 is 700.000 years old. That is the oldest human presence in Europe.
pintilie catalin (1 month ago)
He is referring to modern humans as in Homo sapiens. The Petralona Skull has been classified as Homo erectus by some, Homo Neanderthals by others. It is even claimed the it is a previously unknown type of homo something.
Julian Reid (1 month ago)
fossil definition: the remains or impression of a prehistoric organism preserved in petrified form or as a mold or cast in rock. Also Smithing or minting Gold?
alisoncircus (1 month ago)
Burning the town down on purpose would eliminate parasites and vermin. Temporarily, of course. You can bet they had their prized possessions stacked around the site, along with building materials, to rebuild quickly after the fire - and so some of the noxious residents would have survived. But it's a perfectly rational practice, all the same.
Eve Theo (1 month ago)
you are talking a smidge too fast!! BREATHE
Limenko (1 month ago)
I am from Serbia
Ekim Yazici (1 month ago)
Great informatıon and very ınterestıng. Thanks.
nicksmith1971 (2 months ago)
I know I'm not the first to ask this but do we have a definition for "civilisation" ? At 14:50 your man wants to put the cradle of civilisation in the balkans due to the possible existence of writing. What is necessary to be considered civilisation ? I feel civilised because I drink tea !
funkmasterjee (2 months ago)
I swear my mother in law is neanderthal
Wilhelm Sarasalo (2 months ago)
Dogs domesticated us.
Liz G (2 months ago)
Simon went to the Captain Kirk school of presenting.
Razvan Ionut Dumitru (2 months ago)
Transilvania is NOT in the balkans !
Youtube Censors (2 months ago)
So Europeans got to America 11,000 years before Native Americans. I want my money back.
The end of the last glaciation and melting that raised the ocean happened long before 6300 BC, by that time the ocean was already at a similar level to today.
Catalin Soare (2 months ago)
The bling-bling prehistoric man should be #1
MyName Here (2 months ago)
At least 6000 yrs ago Ukraine was not poorest European place. Dog domestication - strange term, there was no wild dogs which could be domesticated.
Daniel Daniels (2 months ago)
WHISTLIN SIMON STRIKES AGAINS
Panos Pands (2 months ago)
Trying to find a nice way to break to modern Balkan residents that the Slavs inhabited the area In the 16th century AD. Anything dated before that time has nothing to do with them. Illyrians (as Greeks called all the tribes in the north with similar language and customs) were the dominant residents.
Spinoza10 (2 months ago)
The southslavs doesnt look anything like the poles, russians etc. The southslavs are a mix of three groups mainly. The aboriginals of the balkans, the goths, latins and a little bit of slavs.
Zingam (2 months ago)
There are no Slavs on the Balkans. True Slavs are the Czechs, the Slovaks, the Poles and some of the Ukrainians. The so called Slavs on the Balkans are descendand from the Daco-Thracians (the first Indo-European speaks who migrated to the Balkans), the Illyrians (the second Indo-European group) and the Macedon (which were obviously related to the Thracians and the Illyrians but not to the Helenics... something modern Greeks like to lie about because they were beaten and conquered by them). The so called Slavs appeared only after the Balkans were invaded and settled first by Italics then by Celts, Germanics, Slavs and Hunno-Turkics. There was no population replacement on the Balkans, just a few more migrants were added to the gene pool. The oldest proto-European population before the Indo-European invasions you can find in Bosnia, Bulgaria inbetween and in Scandinavia, which are men carrying the I haplogroup. Greeks and Albanians have mostly the E haplogroup as well a spot in central Bulgaria, which came from North Africa. So if you want to find the people who are mostly related to the oldest Europeans you should go to Bosnia.
Talking about Europe... Refers to measure as feet. Wtf. Use metric system and also Celsius.
Michael Millington (13 days ago)
+Taylor Moffitt of Halydean some people just like to complain about things and cant handle thinking about it intelligently
If you like watching videos in English, sometimes you have to tolerate our English measurements. That's the thing about the internet... it features material from people from cultures different from yours. Accept the cultural diversity, and be accepting of the cultural differences of others.
Mountain Wolf (16 days ago)
His personal life growing up involved family from very different cultures and regions. That's why the odd mix of standards and measurements. However, he uses a script so...
Rūta Gapšytė (24 days ago)
Agreed, that feet measure is so confusing
Otto Leisering (2 months ago)
How much information must an object/scribbling/image convey before it is considered writing?
TILEN FABE (18 days ago)
It completely depends on who you ask, how much information does it have to convey before YOU consider it writing? (but for global consensus we would definetly have to vote :D )
Meghan Schuler (2 months ago)
Did you know we're in an ice age?
Khadijah Brown (2 months ago)
I wonder why no one seems to be talking about the present overpopulation of Earth?
worfoz (2 months ago)
what overpopulation of Earth? we are 7.7 billion, most of us have enough to eat when we were 400 million 1500 year ago most humans faced famines, starvation and diseases, so earth was overpopulated then, not now
Joe Blow (2 months ago)
Modern man evolved in sourthern Europe, update info for these vids.
Nicholaus Buthmann (2 months ago)
I'm quite certain this video is frustrating all sorts of Racists and Racist Theories.......................Racists need to be reminded of Evolutionary facts that we all came out of Africa, period, end of story!
Spinoza10 (2 months ago)
And wnat does this have to do with this video? Does it make the video less true?
Durandal (2 months ago)
Very nice
James Lewis (3 months ago)
I thought that the evolutionary advantage of dark skin near the equator was preventing the breakdown of folate, because by the time people would typically die of skin cancer, they would have already had children.
franl155 (3 months ago)
re first people in America: I have a documentary about a 9,000 year old skull found in the US which, when tested by scientists, showed clear Caucasian characteristics, not Native American. It didn't end happily; the local tribes claimed that this was a racist plot and the skull was not only reburied, but the whole site was buried under tons of dirt flown in by helicopter, thus irretrievably contaminating the site for future analysis - if any future work was allowed.
Dean Buss (3 months ago)
👍
Furor Frisii (3 months ago)
But months after this vid science found OLDER remains of early Humans in Europe... Once they could prove we populated Africa-and moved back out. Who knows. After all- 'Out of Africa' is the 'leading' theory. Not the definitive.
Agusta Sister (3 months ago)
Only theories based up EXTREEMLY SMALL AMOUNT OF EVIDENCE...and inferences which we all know from experience isnt always correct.
Kike Bautista (3 months ago)
Metric system. You know it? All the world but three countries use it. Please join the rest of us in 2019.
John Thomson (3 months ago)
Who farted? Methane or youthane?
vonkäuen Theforbidden (3 months ago)
And yet, people think all the races are equal. Lol. This story is precisely why that is an impossibility.
Hassan Bassim (17 days ago)
This is what you are , a cave man who didn’t have a civilization until the very modern eras . You are no different than Subsaharan Africans that you disgrace .
vonkäuen Theforbidden (17 days ago)
+Hassan Bassim caves? Lol. What a silly myth.
Hassan Bassim (17 days ago)
Yes , people who were living in caves like yours can never reach the superiority of Mesopotamian & Chinese people who invented the civilization 7000 years ago .
KommodantSlorvo (3 months ago)
Someone really oughta make a video game set in this time period
Jasmina Marjanovic (3 months ago)
Zvezdika--swastika is ancient Serbian symbol!!!! Vinca civilization is Serbian civilization!!!! It is not Danube civilization!!!!Serbian wrighting !!!! Warna is in Tracia --Serbia((present day Bulgaria)
Alec Titus (3 months ago)
Isn’t it funny that white people all used to say they are superior to black people when black people are pure human and white people were interbreeding with Neanderthals!?! Lol
Kike Bautista (2 months ago)
+Qarl Kanty Dont waste your time. They have such inferiority complex over the "whites" that they will believe every fairytale that said they are superior.
Kike Bautista (3 months ago)
"Pure human", what is that? Neanderthals WERE humans too, you know? The nonsense one has to read on the internet.
Pup314 (3 months ago)
There is new genetic evidence that Dogs did NOT originate from the wof, but rather there was a previous wild dog species separate from the wolf that coexsisted along with humans for up to 50-60 thousands years ago. These dogs were not domesticated yet but did live off the scraps of human societies as well as hunted small game like coyotes and African Painted dogs do today. These dogs wouldn't turn away a easier to get meal in hard times from human left overs from camps or butchering sites after a hunt.
Pup314 (3 months ago)
Yin Yang, not ying yang.
Giorgos Papadopoulos (3 months ago)
This dude thinks that early people were living in icebergs. What an impecile, probably his neanderthal dna kicked in.
John Frazer (3 months ago)
We should all put everything we think we know about "prehistory" on hold pending further information. Especially, dump everything we think we know, until extensive underwater archeology is done. Go to where shoreline would be with -420 feet sea level, go to the mouth of a river back then and look around there, because where else would a city/state be? Search what would have been surrounding low-lands back then because that would be the bread-basket of any ice-age culture. Especially just offshore from any harbor at that time, because where else will garbage and old parts and junk go? Everything here is recent history, like almost all our supposed "earliest writing" and civilizations. 8000 years ago is recent. Most of human history was during the ice age and what would be low-lands around the world back then, are untouched ever since. Every site above water has been mined for stone or treasure seekers, or built on top of by newer people. Yes, we can get a lot from what we do find from before 8000 years back, but it's nothing compared to what's still down there. There should be nothing extraordinary about stone works shallow underwater now, because it would have been dry land for ~180,000 years of pre-history. Important and news-worthy, but not viewed like ancient aliens or other anachronisms.
Yves Legault (3 months ago)
How about explaining traces of human activity dating over 250,000 years in Hueyatlaco? Once again, archeologists are pushing their theories forward as if they were the truth! This is definitely not the way a scientist operate.
Cyvan (3 months ago)
This was about Europe.
Fatguy Jow (3 months ago)
Mudhafucka 20000bc bosnian pyramid
Tanaquil Z (3 months ago)
Doggerland- the Dutch Atlantis
Smart Halayla (3 months ago)
11- Europe is the first Muslim continent.
Elenchus_ 115 (3 months ago)
Haplogroup R and it's subclads (R1, R1a, R1a1, R1a1a, ect) are the builders of civilization. This mutation occured either Iran or more likely in Siberia. Wherever this Haplogroup went civilization followed. I suggest making a video about them.
Elenchus_ 115 (2 months ago)
+Zingam To an extent. But in Eastern Europe, the R groups took women from J, J1, J2 which is an Asian haplogrop from the middle east. So it was more like they came out of the Alti and Ural mountains, went through Mongolia , China, and Eastern Europe into the middle east from Turkey and Iran. Then made their way across Asia to India. Only later would the R groups move along to Central and Western Europe coming through the Mediterranean through Turkey and modern day Ukraine.
Zingam (2 months ago)
These are the men! What about the women ;) From what I read the European woman were originated mostly from proto-European women. So basically the Indo-Europeans invaded Europe, killed the proto-European men took their proto-European women and thus the modern Europeans were created.

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