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Stone projectile point embedded in hip

A stone projectile point embedded in Kennewick Mans right hip gave researchers the first clue that he belonged to an ancient human population; the spear point likely became lodged following an adversarial encounter.

Credit: Chip Clark, Smithsonian Institution

Imagine what it must have been like to look through the first telescopes or the first microscopes, or to see the bottom of the sea as clearly as if the water were gin.

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