Skip to comments.Humans may have reached the Americas 22,000 years ago
Posted on 04/26/2013 9:43:33 AM PDT by Renfield
Humans lived in South America at the height of the last ice age, thousands of years earlier than we thought, according to a controversial study. A team claims to have found 22,000-year-old stone tools at a site in Brazil, though other archaeologists are disputing the claim.
Christelle Lahaye of Michel de Montaigne Bordeaux 3 University in France and colleagues excavated a rock shelter in north-east Brazil and found 113 stone tools.
The team dated the sediments in which the tools were buried using a technique that determines when the sediments were last exposed to light. Some tools were buried 22,000 years ago thousands of years earlier than any known human colonisation of the Americas....
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Some days I feel like I’ve been here at least that long.
Shhhhh. Don’t anybody tell the “Native” Americans.
22,000 years, and getting less civilized every day.
Humans have been here for 22,000 years. And spent the first 21,850 years of that without football, baseball, televisions, margaritas, hot dogs, pizzas, cars, or high-speed internet.
They would have been earlier except for the FAA sequester delays.
The land bridge was an ice bridge?
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For the last time, I wasn’t with them!
OTOH, they didn't have to worry about Muslim terrorists, Chicago gangs, Afro-Indonesian presidents, or Democrats in general...with the possible exception of Helen Thomas.
Now those interloping “Native Peoples” owe some reparations. I’m heading to Mohegan Sun to collect. Whose with me!
Teh Uniun of Missed Pellers and Gramaticaly Chalengers!