Browsing All posts tagged under »Homo erectus«

There’s no smoke without fire

September 27, 2011

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There’s something dangerously enticing about watching fire, perhaps it’s my primeval roots telling me something. The way the flames leap and curl and its ability to engulf anything in a matter of moments. It’s thought by some scientists that without fire man would not have evolved. Homo erectus was presumably the first chef in history […]

Learning to cook may have helped man’s evolution

August 24, 2011

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Bad manners are one of my pet hates and that also includes table manners. It drives me potty when people chew food with their mouth open. Not only is it unsightly but it sounds bloody awful. Thankfully through the art of cooking, food is softened up which means it takes us less time to chew […]