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#1 Krome

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Posted 07 February 2014 - 19:31

This must be a joke.  Or that someone was smoking something.  I find this ridiculous.  Do you guys think this is for real?

 

http://news.yahoo.co...-114052260.html

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#2 Art3x

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Posted 07 February 2014 - 19:37

What part in particular are you having a hard time with?



#3 Lord Method Man

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Posted 07 February 2014 - 19:38

They're from this guy

 

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#4 exotoxic

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Posted 07 February 2014 - 19:38

Why can they not be real??



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Posted 07 February 2014 - 19:41

Why so skeptical?

 

Scientists dated the footprints by studying their geological position and from nearby fossils of long-extinct animals including mammoth, ancient horse and early vole.

John McNabb, director of the Center for the Archaeology of Human Origins at the University of Southampton — who was not part of the research team — said the use of several lines of evidence meant "the dating is pretty sound."



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Posted 07 February 2014 - 19:41

This must be a joke.  Or that someone was smoking something.  I find this ridiculous.  Do you guys think this is for real?

 

http://news.yahoo.co...-114052260.html

 

 

What's so hard to believe?  You do know some magical being didn't just wave his arms and say "Let there be humans" right?



#7 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 07 February 2014 - 19:42

i do not want to be the doom sayer however, by looking at that one print. it looks as though it could have been naturally formed.



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Posted 07 February 2014 - 19:45

Yes.  It does not look like a footprint to me.  Looks like it's just random puddles.



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Posted 07 February 2014 - 19:46

Looks like they found a 800,000 year old lens cap too. :laugh:



#10 Elliot B.

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Posted 07 February 2014 - 19:46

I'm skeptical about this.



#11 Clirion

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Posted 07 February 2014 - 19:47

What's so hard to believe?  You do know some magical being didn't just wave his arms and say "Let there be humans" right?

 

I did not think Cannon was being produced at that time.  :)



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Posted 07 February 2014 - 19:50

Can't wait for the story tellers of the "great book" to come in and explain this one and claim religion still matters.

 

I'm trying not to offend anyone by saying that...I just want my country (America) to stop having that ball and chain directly/indirectly influencing the decisions made.



#13 exotoxic

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Posted 07 February 2014 - 19:55

bbc article has more details http://www.bbc.co.uk...onment-26025763



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Posted 07 February 2014 - 19:56

i do not want to be the doom sayer however, by looking at that one print. it looks as though it could have been naturally formed.

 

 

Yes.  It does not look like a footprint to me.  Looks like it's just random puddles.

 

Read the article... They found multiple prints.



#15 firey

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Posted 07 February 2014 - 19:58

I did not think Cannon was being produced at that time.  :)

Kind of like a coin dated 1500BC? :p