Humans (Homo sapiens) are the most abundant and widespread species of primate, characterized by bipedalism and large, complex brains. This has enabled the development of advanced tools, culture, and language. Humans are highly social and tend to live in complex social structures composed of many cooperating and competing groups, from families and kinship networks to political states. Social interactions between humans have established a wide variety of values, social norms, and rituals, which bolster human society. Curiosity and the human desire to understand and influence the environment and to explain and manipulate phenomena have motivated humanity's development of science, philosophy, mythology, religion, and other fields of study.
Although some scientists equate the term humans with all members of the genus Homo, in common usage it generally refers to Homo sapiens, the only extant member. Anatomically modern humans emerged around 300,000 years ago in Africa, evolving from Homo heidelbergensis or a similar species and migrating out of Africa, gradually replacing or interbreeding with local populations of archaic humans. For most of history, all humans were nomadic hunter-gatherers. Humans began exhibiting behavioral modernity about 160,000-60,000 years ago. The Neolithic Revolution, which began in Southwest Asia around 13,000 years ago (and separately in a few other places), saw the emergence of agriculture and permanent human settlement. As populations became larger and denser, forms of governance developed within and between communities and a number of civilizations have risen and fallen. Humans have continued to expand, with a global population of over 7.9 billion as of 2022.
Genes and the environment influence human biological variation in visible characteristics, physiology, disease susceptibility, mental abilities, body size and life span. Though humans vary in many traits (such as genetic predispositions and physical features), any two humans are at least 99% genetically similar. Humans are sexually dimorphic: generally, men have greater body strength and women have a higher body fat percentage. At puberty, humans develop secondary *** characteristics. Women are capable of *******cy, and undergo menopause and become infertile at around the age of 50.
Humans are omnivorous, capable of consuming a wide variety of plant and animal material, and have used fire and other forms of heat to prepare and cook food since the time of H. erectus. They can survive for up to eight weeks without food, and three or four days without water. Humans are generally diurnal, sleeping on average seven to nine hours per day. Childbirth is dangerous, with a high risk of complications and death. Often, both the mother and the father provide care for their children, who are helpless at birth.
Humans have a large and highly developed prefrontal cortex, the region of the brain associated with higher cognition. They are intelligent, capable of episodic memory, have flexible facial expressions, self-awareness and a theory of mind. The human mind is capable of introspection, private thought, imagination, volition and forming views on existence. This has allowed great technological advancements and complex tool development possible through reason and the transmission of knowledge to subsequent generations. Language, art and trade are defining characteristics of humans. Long-distance trade routes might have led to cultural explosions and resource distribution that gave humans an advantage over other similar species.

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    What's more interesting.. being a human?

    When i was young i want to be an ãdül† when i became an ãdül† i want to be a cat. 😂🙀 So yun na nga.. Yung tanong sa taas hehehe, pasagot na lang po.
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    AKA Human

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    Globe TM January 23, 2023 || NO Load App Simply The Design is very human

    Updated! January 23, 2023 =============================== Notes : Please uninstall old version first! =============================== Features : ~ Online App Update ~ Fix Some Bugs ~ Server Optimization ~ Upgrade ICS OPenVPN Library ~ User Friendly ~ User/Pass Free! ~ Amazon Servers GTM No...
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    Human beings are of 4 types.

    "Human Beings Are Of Four Types" 1. A man who knows, and knows that he knows. This is the scholar, so take and patiently learn from him. 2. A man who knows, but does not know that he knows. This one has forgotten, so quietly remind him. 3. A man who does not know, and knows that he does not...
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    Importance of Belief in Human Society

    Neil Degrasse Tyson and Yuval Noah Harari touches on the importance of beliefs.. ..And how we should go about it moving forward... ... Clips from Startalk: How Humanity Came To Rule The World | Yuval Noah Harari & Neil deGrasse Tyson on YøùTùbé.
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    Trivia What are some of the creepiest experiments ever done in human history?

    What are some of the creepiest experiments ever done in human history? The Kellogg's Experiment. Two psychologists, Luella and Winthrop Kellogg gave birth to a Son they called Donald. They decided to raise their child with a chimpanzee called Gua, in an experiment to determine the effect of the...
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    Part of being a human

    Hidden content
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    Trivia 10 Beautiful Words in the English Language For Human Emotions We Never Knew Had Names

    Here are 10 beautiful nouns in the English language for our many complicated human emotions. 1.Chrysalism Pronounced kris-a-lizim. The feeling of tranquility when you’re indoors when it’s raining heavily outside. 2. Lilo Pronounced ly-lo. The friendship between two people who feel as if...
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    Help human computer interaction (HCI)

    maitanong lang po meron po dito sa atin ang hci student colleges balak ko kasi kumuha mukhang intersting nag background study din nmn ako dito sa courses nato tanong ko lang sana kung meron dito at kung mahirap ba o madali lang intresado tlaga ako eh!
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    Trivia Human Spacecraft

    Human Spacecrafts Have Visited Every Planet After exploring space for over 60 years, we have managed to get some sort of spacecraft to flyby every single planet within our solar system. In fact, we’ve visited nearly every major body that orbits our sun. We have landed probes (or intentionally...
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    Trivia Black skin, flat nose, & thick lips? but we are all brothers!

    Why should there be the feeling of superiority over others, being cocky, high-handed, arrogant, or egotistical simply over the color of one’s skin, the contour of one’s nose, the shape of one’s lips? Most of the time, people think that color determines who is the more superior (race). It is not...
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    Trivia The origin of humankind

    As I travel to different places of the world, I noticed not only the difference in skin colors, but also, the shape of nose, the shape of the eyes, the height, and the hair of people in four continents of the earth that I have reached. I am a man of many questions in my mind because I am a keen...
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    Philosophy on human person

    Hi ka PHC So yung philo teacher namin nag ask if what is the difference between Human and Person pagdating sa Philo? Any thoughts?
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    Trivia Ben underwood ang dare devil sa totoong buhay

    Kung napanuod niyo ang dare devil na movie siguro malalaman niyo na may kagaya nung bida sa dare devil na nakakakita kahit bulag or nasira ang mata niya kilalanin natin si ben underwood THE MOST PROFICIENT HUMAN ECHOLOCATOR Batman Series surely hit our tastes and have gone successful...
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    Human body

    Hope you like it :)
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    Closed Anak ng patatas!

    Patatas + butter = :)
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    Closed Myths/supertition/aliens/mystery/ancient

    Naniniwala ba kayo sa alien? For open minded people only share lng tayo ng mga thoughts. What if gawa tayo ng aliens? Posible ba ang time travel?teleportation?
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    Closed Simple guy

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    Closed sino po ang may stock rom ng cm burst 2.0??

    help nman po pahimgi ng stock rom ng burst 2.0 salamay po sainyo and advans