New Fossils Hint ‘Hobbit’ Humans Are Older Than Thought

By Adam Hoffman PUBLISHED JUNE 8, 2016 For the past decade, a fossil human relative about the size of a toddler has loomed large in the story of our evolutionary history. This mysterious creature—found on the Indonesian island of Flores—has sparked a heated debate about its origins, including questions over its classification as a unique …

Mysterious civilization of ‘Sea Peoples’ were wiped out by ‘world war zero’ 3,000 years ago

Theory proposes Luwian-speaking kingdoms joined to form a coalition This coalition then attacked and destroyed the nearby Hittite civilization  Researchers say Egyptian text describing 'Sea Peoples' is about Luwians The Luwians were later destroyed in battle with Mycenaean kings at Troy  More than 3,000 years ago, the flourishing Bronze Age civilizations of the eastern Mediterranean …