Are all humans related to each other?

Of course, we are. We share common ancestors who evolved from mammals and looked like the chimpanzee. This is pretty much the notion we have.But there is this new idea I have stumbled upon sometime back called Six degrees of separation. It basically says that everyone in the world are six or fewer steps away from

Are humans evolving quicker than other species?

Yes.This is because there are so many more of us. This produces an even greater pool of variation for selection to act on.Note, however, that the selective forces are quite different today than they were 50,000 years ago. An obvious result is the changes in DNA frequency related to resisting diseases now found

Are polar bears aggressive? Do they attack humans?

Are polar bears aggressive?They can be.Polar bears are often considered to be quite shy when faced with confrontation, and unlike brown bears, they often choose to escape rather than to fight. Polar bears who are satisfied (not hungry) will usually not act aggressively towards humans unless seriously provoked.However,

Are we humans the most intelligent species on Earth?

I wonder if we're really sophisticated enough to recognise intelligence that isn't our own.For example, the Pioneer Probe left the solar system carrying a laser disc full of information about us (plus a bit of whale song) in case it bumped into somebody "intelligent".  This whale song was

Can scientists make humans smarter in the future?

For the next 100 years, nothing useful.There are many nootropic substances already sold which improve cognitive skills. The nootropics community is now also doing genetic testing at companies like 23andme to find out what substances will suit them best.There was a scientific announcement that a company is trying to improve IQ, and humans

Do animals or human beings feel pain after being beheaded?

It's a good question, that has fascinated many people for a long time, why is there still movement of the body and the head as well after a beheading?It's not clear how the brain would keep functioning for a few seconds since decapitation would lead to a massive drop in blood pressure from the drastic and sudden loss of

Do grizzly bears eat humans?

Although it happens, grizzly bear aggression is usually not predatory in nature. Most grizzly attacks are territorial in nature-the bear, like a solid American, wants you off his land and is prepared to use deadly force to ensure it-or are the result of females protecting their cubs.The only bear that is likely to

How humans are different from animals?

Basically we humans are also animals. We are just the most advanced creatures on the planet. I will try to put some points for the differentiation between animals and humans.We heve been gifted with high level of intelligence whereas animals are not.Our posture is vertical while it is horizontal in animals.Animals have accessory

How strong are gibbons compared to humans?

Define ‘strong'.If by ‘strong' you mean ‘can a Gibbon give me an ass whuppin' ?' The answer is yes, probably.The average adult Rhesus monkey can give an average human plenty of grief (the author found this out first hand two years previously).Only the timely application of my beloved Photron tripod

Is a human an alien?

DO ALIENS RULE EARTH?ABSOLUTELY. I will refer to two of my recent and one older videos that give pretty clear signs that the highest ruling families and politicians are dominated by Reptilian aliens and that they (along with their allies the demons) use mind control energies to rule the Earth.But I should add this true

Is everyone related to each other since humans descended from two humans?

Everyone is related, but even more deeply then is implied by this question. It is true that particular humans from the past turned out to be ancestors of all living humans today. People typically speak of our most recent common ancestors, a female and male referred to as

Is it true that humans only use 10% of their brains?

Let's be bit realistic first.How do we decide what is the maximum capacity of a particular person's brain? And how do we decide what percentage of his total capacity he uses?I have heard the line "a person uses only so-and-so % of his brain!", many times with even claims that if we increase our brain usage

Is there any difference between humans and animals nowadays?

It depends on the circumstances like for example- in knowledge and implementing we have to say humans are growing enormously well, but also we have to consider the dark side terrorism, terrorists are more ferocious than are premium animals which include lions, tigers and cheetas and targets

What is the difference between Human and animal? Is human a animal or animal is human?

Humans are supposed to be higher version of animals. Or you can say humans are highest form of living being.This is because humans are born with four powers, self awareness, imagination, conscience and independent will.We are aware of our emotions and can control them.We

What is the difference between humans and other animals?

you can answer this in so many ways:some may answer

What is the Major difference between Human & Animals?

A2A.Major differences between human and animals:-A human is more intelligent than any other animal.Humans have evolved such that they lack a post - anal tail, while all other chordates have post - anal tails. In humans, the tail is just a shortened bone and is known as

What wild animals are afraid of humans?

An easier way to put the question might be

What's the difference between 'each human' and 'every human'?

What's the difference between "each human" and "every human"?The symbol Ɐ (called a

Which animals are NOT scared of humans?

There is a surprising number of animals that have little or no fear of humans. Some of them come by that lack of fear naturally. For instance, grizzly bears and American bison are local animals that tend to be unafraid of people. Neither has much to fear, either, since both are easily a match for an unarmed human.A lot

Why do humans need other animals?

Why do humans need other animals? We city folks call animals that live with us pets.  They provide company for old folks whose kids have moved on with their lives, and don't visit much.  Because we become so attached to our animals, we call their devotion to us love.  Whether this

Why should humans protect wild animals?

There are a lot of wonders in the world and among them are wildlife species, such as bears, mountain goats, wolves, elk, and deer. Most people think that there is an abundance of wildlife species in the world, but the truth

Why shouldn't humans touch wild animals?

There are two ways to answer this question; three, if you want to approach it a little more philosophically. I personally have no difficulty aiding wildlife that is in danger or distress. I often stop on the highway to help turtles get across the roads without being

Are humans bound to hurt each other?

Hi,Well, people are not bound to hurt each other. Man is just selfish. Selfish enough to ensure his survival. They just follow the Darwin's law of evolution which states

Are humans evolving quicker than other species?

Yes.This is because there are so many more of us. This produces an even greater pool of variation for selection to act on.Note, however, that the selective forces are quite different today than they were 50,000 years ago. An obvious result is the changes in DNA frequency related to resisting diseases now found in urban environments as opposed

Are humans more emotional than animals?

That is very difficult to determine .. it is true that we seem to be more emotional than them , but that is from our perspective of what emotion looks like . Animals do not have the same facial muscles as us so do not exhibit emotional cues in the same we do .I have three dogs and four

Are humans similar to dogs?

To answer the question, you have to define what you mean by

Are humans still evolving in the world?

Evolution does NOT always have to happen, contrary to popular belief. Simple random changes in gene frequencies do not cause speciation, adaptation or any other evolutionary trend. I'd guess humans are NOT evolving precisely because there is no

Are humans upgraded apes?

Yes, you could say that humans are upgraded apes, although that could also be debated since it questions which group is more highly evolved and which one is more robust for survival. Although even that has some biases too.So in short the most direct answer to

Are there any emotions that animals have that Humans don't?

As Oliver Starr discussed, it would be a matter of recognition of that emotion. If we have no experience or concept of that emotion, how could we recognize it as such? Let's turn the question around. What emotions do we possess, that animals may not have?I can think of

Are there more animals than people?

On the planet? Yes. In human environments like cities? Yes. In your neighbourhood? Yes. In your home? Yes. Within reach of you right now? Yes.There are more animals than humans on humans. You're probably outnumbered just by the mites on your eyelashes.And further afield there are trillions of fish - 3.5 trillion, give or take a sardine

Are we humans the most intelligent species on Earth?

I wonder if we're really sophisticated enough to recognise intelligence that isn't our own.For example, the Pioneer Probe left the solar system carrying a laser disc full of information about us (plus a bit of whale song) in case it bumped into somebody "intelligent".  This whale song was obviously made by one of

As an animal lover, what is it about animals that you like more than your fellow humans?

Thank you, Daniel Dudgeon, for your A2A: As an animal lover, what is it about animals that you like more than your fellow humans?Well, I'll start by saying that many humans have vast quantities of redeeming virtues, but certainly not everyone. In my life I have been fortunate to

Can a human and a chimpanzee have a baby?

Like the answer to most of life's most disturbing questions...we turn to unethical science to solve our curiosity.A man by the name of Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov attempted to create a humanzee (human-chimpanzee) for the glory of the Soviet Union...and to

Can domestic animals survive without humans?

Yes of course. Any domesticated species of animal descended from a wild breed, so they have the potentials to live with all the normality in the wild. Dogs, cats, horses, cattle, ducks, chicken, sheep, goats, donkeys, pigs, etc., all of these are found in feral populations across the globe. Feral populations are populations of once domesticated animals

Can humans be more human?

Well, Humans are not enough humans these days, so I think the question that is more important for today is,

Can humans live a longer life if they are frozen?

Freezing would cause all the live cells in the body to rupture and lead to irreversible death. Individual cells and human embryos can be frozen without rupturing cells using appropriate conditions, especially if an agent is added to minimize the size of the ice crystals formed and the rate of

Can humans sleep without dreaming?

During each night your brain goes through couple of sleep stages. But during the first part of the night deep NREM sleep prevails, and during the second part - REM. So technically it is possible to sleep without dreaming by depriving yourself of sleep, although

Disclaimer: this is not a racist question. The modern human is homo sapiens, so are the different races simply sub-species? Are there any other species in the animal kingdom that have the equivalent of "races"?

No the different races aren't sub-species. The distinctions we currently make in regard to race aren't actually different enough to be considered as separate races from a biological standpoint.Race (human categorization) - Wikipedia explains:Modern scholarship regards race as a social

Do animals eat anything that is poisonous to humans?

Lots of them, really. As few as 20 holly berries would be fatal to a human child, but birds such as cedar waxwings, mockingbirds, American robins, etc. eat them greedily.The Monarch butterfly, of course, is well-known for exclusively eating toxic milkweed in order to concentrate

Do animals or human beings feel pain after being beheaded?

It's a good question, that has fascinated many people for a long time, why is there still movement of the body and the head as well after a beheading?It's not clear how the brain would keep functioning for a few seconds since decapitation

Does God love people or animals more?

the abrahmic god does not love animals that is why abrahmic religions consider animals without soul and only for assistance and consumption of humans where as dharmic religions say that every living thing like virus, bacteria, trees, animals,Humans all have soul and to be born as human soul

Have humans been domesticated?

I think there are two types of people. Domesticated and undomesticated. We often call the undomesticated humans psychopaths, and are basically less empathetic and more self serving. Domestication isn't just a lifestyle, it creates physical and behavioural changes in animals.Domesticated humans make up the majority and they avoid leadership roles and just want to get

Have two humans ever completely understood each other?

If two people understand each other the life between them would become dull after sometime.The color of life is by the variety of colors we keep viewing or learning from the differences from other when both can grow with each other. This is a lifelong process even if we focus on positive values.We can understand in another way

How are humans different than wild predators?

We do not know when to stop killing. Many of us kill purely for sport ( wild animals do this, but it is also so they learn more efficiently for survivals sake. We kill simply because we can. )We are far more adaptable and are capable of creating tools to kill with.BUT.If you take all of our technology away,

How can humans run so fast?

Replying to the fast part: Look at the answers of Wayne DeWitt and Joseph Herlin.The how part is off course a little more difficult to answer. It is a combination of muscles, tendons, blood supply and skeleton.

How do baboons attack humans?

Baboons are common in South Africa. They are known there to be fairly adapted to humans. They are very intelligent and have even learnt how to open car doors and sometimes even people's houses, I'm not too sure how common this is though. Mostly baboons attack

How humans are different from animals?

Basically we humans are also animals. We are just the most advanced creatures on the planet. I will try to put some points for the differentiation between animals and humans.We heve been gifted with high level of intelligence whereas animals are not.Our posture

How long will the human species last? What are the main barriers to the survival of our species? Have there been previously dominant species that were completely exterminated?

Some version of the human race will survive. Homo Sapiens, modern humans, have prevailed for about 50,000 years. Our immediate predecessors were the Neanderthals. The Denisovans, a variation on Neanderthals, did not last long. Neanderthals lived inEorope and in other

How much data can the human brain store? Is there any limit to it? Can humans keep storing information as much as they want? If so, how?

DATA STORAGEMemory in your conscious mind is short-term and limited. Tests show that most people cannot remember more than seven digits at one time.Conversely, the memory in your subconscious mind is virtually unlimited. A comedian quipped,

How strong are bears and pandas compared to human men?

Pandas can grow up to 1.5m long and weigh as much as 150kg. While their large molar teeth and strong jaw muscles are designed for crushing bamboo, they can deliver a very nasty bite. can also swim and, unlike most other bears, do not hibernate for months at time during winter. Giant panda are excellent climbers,

How strong are gibbons compared to humans?

Define ‘strong'.If by ‘strong' you mean ‘can a Gibbon give me an ass whuppin' ?' The answer is yes, probably.The average adult Rhesus monkey can give an average human plenty of grief (the author found this out first hand two years previously).Only the timely application of my beloved Photron tripod prevented the retreat from turning into a

If animals can live without money why can't humans?

What is that supposed to mean?It isn't even true, you know lions have prides of lionesses and that tigers have territory. You could have known penguins collect stones and that birds collect twigs. All things they value, collect, share and defend.What they do not do is talk about

If humans aren't animals, then what are we?

If...Unfortunately, humans are animals. Humans are talking animals. Humans use tools, humans became smarter than other animals, humans use clothes to cover their body parts, humans invented so many things, humans tamed other animals, humans named themselves human, humans named animals animal, humans named everything. After everything they've achieved, they

If humans went extinct, what would be the next dominant species and why?

In the event of human extinction the likelihood of another species taking over is a long shot. Anything that might have looked remotely like competition was wiped out millennia ago.Depending on the size & scale of the destruction & depredation that caused the

Is it true humans have 2 brains?

Apparently many do .. at last count , about three million of us less than the rest of us . ( how else can you explain them voting into office a known scam artist and hustler ? )Seriously ... I have never heard this theory before , but

Is it true that humans only use 10% of their brains?

Scientists have been researching for decades to vouch for the percentage of brains, we humans are really able to use. But for a long time we have been hearing a myth that that on average humans only use 10% of there brain.We are already using 100% of our brain.The belief that we are only able to use 10%

Most animals run away at the sight of humans, but what animals will stand their ground against a human?

Bears - all species: black bears, brown bears, grizzly bears and polar bears. They are all in Alaska and I have had many (100's) of encounters and sightings at close range in many cases. Each will stand their ground and charge when they feel any sort of threat; and some will actually

Should I hate people?

Hate fuels much of the problems in the world. It should be avoided at all costs.On a personal level, you are harming yourself much more than you are harming the other person in most cases. Your energies should be directed at more positive

There is a Fundamental difference between animal and humans?

Not really. Philosophers have tended in the last century to point out that while there are differences, they tend to be arbitrary, and chosen because it supports the conclusion, not because the conclusion results out of the difference. I can

What animal could kill a human the fastest?

The world's deadliest animal isn't a shark or even a human. Drawing from a graphic from Bill Gates' blog, we decided to rank the world's deadliest animals.Most of the deaths caused by animals, it turns out, have less to do with the animals themselves than the diseases they unwittingly transmit.Note that some numbers are harder

What animals are humans most closely related to?

None. Humans are related to no lower animals. Humans are of a higher order than all other animals on Earth-and there is no proof of a common ancestor of humans and beasts of the field. That's why they are

What animals used to prey on humans?

The list is extensive: nearly all cats, including the fearsome cave lion. Nearly all species of bear. Most canines would when opportunity arose. Sharks did if we got too close to the water.Not a whole lot has changed in terms of what will attack us. What has changed is our efficiency at removing other apex predators from

What are dogs to humans?

Whew..on which level? Evolution hierarchy? Master/worker? Dedicated Service Partner? Emotional Rock and Stability? Best friend and companion? Healer of the sick and feable? Spiritual and mind booster?Domesticated dogs seem almost perfectly engineered to be a perfect fit to human beings. With that comes an unlimited list of benefits to both sides of the equation,

What are humans also related to, besides apes?

Everything else, if you don't give any more specifics.According to present models of evolution, every organism on earth is descended from one unicellular organism that lived billions of years ago. So everything is related.Organisms are divided into clades, where each

What are some animal senses that humans will never be able to comprehend?

Fish have the ability to distinguish one another through the ability to see through ultraviolet light. The process is difficult to explain since I only read about it once a long time ago. But basically fishes with the same size, body shape,

What are some animals that are roughly as strong as humans?

I will explain humans battling other animals without the use of weapons (or at least a sharp stick).Human vs Mouse - Human can simply crush the mouse... that's it.Human vs Weasel - Humans can either step on the weasel a few times or break it's neck. It's very easy to kill, but it may

What are some senses animals have but humans don't?

If you thought our senses were more advanced than other animals, think again.Here's what we learned:1. The cheetahHumans can see most clearly within a narrow, head on viewpoint, whereas the cheetah can see across a long, horizontal narrow band, so it can spot its prey anywhere within all of its surroundings.

What are the similarities between humans and other apes?

1- Brain configuration, brain size, skeleton resemblence.2- gestation period apes 8mnths humans 9 mnths3- uterus resemblance of female ape and himan female4- both females undergo a monthly menstural cycle.5–physiological chemical reactions taking place in blood6- blood groups are veryuch similar7- similar disease like cholera, typhoid etc8- almost similar life span9- about 99 % genetic similarity

What are underrated things about humans?

That we are geniuses at learning language. We seem to do something quite complex effortlessly. A smart dog knows 200 words. By four we know 4000 even if we are considered slow learners.That we have achieved the dream wishes of our ancestors with weapons making a world without predators, water that comes to us and meat without

What can't humans understand about other animals?

What hardly anyone understands (because this is revealed knowledge and most reject its source) is that

What can the human animal do that other animals cannot?

A biologist view:We were designed as daytime hunters.We have millions more sweat glands than other mammals. The hair on our head is made to radiate rather than retain heat. Our skin sloughs keratin (originally to feed UV ray blocking fungus) ...which at one time provided a light weight suit

What do you believe that almost everyone else disagrees with?

Most of us, and probably all of us, perhaps believe that capacity to think and thoughts are unlimited. We think that they are the ultimate faculty or weapons in the universe. We think everything can be understood, achieved and conquered through thoughts and that thoughts have no limits. The

What if humans all help each other?

The thing you described is called hitchhiking, and many people used to do it and some still do today.Many people don't hitchhike anymore though because it is dangerous. You don't know who is in the car you jump into, and many cars won't pull over to give

What is it that humans can do but other animals cannot?

Have complex language. No other animals have language as complex or as intricate as ours.Apposable thumbs. ‘Nuff said.Throwing things. This is probably one of the primary reasons why we are so advanced today. Everyone was stuck with getting up-close-and-personal with their predators and prey, so you could

What is the difference between Human and animal? Is human a animal or animal is human?

Humans are supposed to be higher version of animals. Or you can say humans are highest form of living being.This is because humans are born with four powers, self awareness, imagination, conscience and independent will.We are aware of our emotions and can control them.We have power of imagination. We can see tomorrow and plan and act accordingly.We have ability

What is the difference between human being and being human?

There is a very distinct difference between Being Human and Human Being. The dictionary describes Being human as simply understanding that others are human too. That they have equal rights with you and that you should treat them as you would wish they treat you too.On the other hand,

What is the difference between humans and other animals?

It is entirely possible that humans have a different evolution than animals. Humans may well be hybrids.The difference between we humans and the entire remaining animal kingdom is vast. The pre-reflexively conscious brain, producing a self-conscious mind is, of

What is the difference between humans, animals and plants?

Animals and plants are both multicellular organisms whose nuclei and organelles are enclosed within membranes. The difference is that plants can make their own food. Animals cannot make their own food. The difference is photosynthesis.(Fungi are kinda sorta like plants that can't make their own food.)Humans are a species of animal. Humans are

What is the Major difference between Human & Animals?

A2A.Major differences between human and animals:-A human is more intelligent than any other animal.Humans have evolved such that they lack a post - anal tail, while all other chordates have post - anal tails. In humans, the tail is just a shortened bone and is known as

What is the meaning of being human?

Recently I came across a blog that talks just about that, simply, beautifully. The blog is curiously titled Words Into Silence by Acharya Prashant. I have taken the liberty to copy and paste it. Here, take a peek:What is it to be

What is the newest species of animal to have evolved?

Evolution and speciation are ongoing. The American black duck is able to interbreed with the Mallard somewhat, thus leading some to believe they split off not very long ago. So also with the Blue-winged warbler and

What is the next species going to dominate the earth after Humans?

The organisms that dominated the earth, are dominating the earth and will dominate the earth are microorganisms. They're primitive. They're tough(for example, tardigrade, bacteria and viruses). Don't worry. Humans will survive for several million years, if not 1 or 2 billion years. If we talk about multicellular organisms then cockroaches, mice, reptiles etc. are tough. Dinosaurs dominated

What reason will the human race become extinct if it ever happens?

The question was... "What will most likely be the cause of the extinction of the human race?"And the answer is the next ice age, that suddenly will begin in about 50 to 500 years... If a huge Asteroid don't hit us before that, of course... Suddenly because when the gulf stream stops, come

What's the most likely way humans might go extinct?

There are many ways for humans to go extinct. I've touched on this subject on another question. The first way to go is war. A war that will literally, not figuratively, end all wars. This war of biblical proportions will see entire nations destroyed completely and no human is

What wild animals are afraid of humans?

An easier way to put the question might be

What will be the next evolutionary loss in humans?

In response to Rodger Ropers answer. Though in present day developed countries natural selection is not in charge as was before we were able to control our own environments. There is always artificial selection. Do to specialization humans are losing their abilities to hold so much

What's the difference between 'each human' and 'every human'?

What's the difference between "each human" and "every human"?The symbol Ɐ (called a

Which animals are more intelligent than human babies?

Understand that intelligence can't be accurately measured from one species to another. Intelligence is specific evolutionary adaptation for a species.Many adult animals are smarter than a 3 year old human.Corvids have an incredible memory (still being researched) for food storage and predators. Their brains are very different from mammals and have very concentrated

Which animals are NOT scared of humans?

There is a surprising number of animals that have little or no fear of humans. Some of them come by that lack of fear naturally. For instance, grizzly bears and American bison are local animals that tend to be unafraid of people. Neither has much to fear, either, since both

Which big cat species has killed the most humans?

You can't tell but the leopard is the most famous man eater. You won't believe but the leopard has the features to do so.Compared to the tiger, leopard's population is larger(in India). So, when humans started clearing forests. The reduced forests were not enough for the leopards. And they stayed wandering in

Which is the most underrated role of a human life?

Sacrifices of a mother, working 24*7 every day, every month, every year, for us cannot be neglected. But we give less credit to a father than a mother, who may not share his feelings most of the time to us, but does every bit to

Which organisms, other than humans, kill for fun?

The problem here is: how do we know that an animals kills for fun? How do we know the animal is feeling "fun"? We can try to have an educated guess for an animal's motivation for killing, but we cannot know for sure.We can say that an animal may not have killed another for food,

Who is the best, human or animal?

Hello, I tried to explain you everything in a very simple manner in my answer, which is as follows.....You might have heard it many of the times that every coin has two sides. The same actually happens, if you try

Why and how humans are self-aware?

Awareness can only be the unity of what is present, sensible or perceptible, of what is believed in, or what is known about or of what one can conceive. The root of awareness or consciousness is the imagination. All creatures have imagination. Human beings have a more

Why are human beings?

According to my religion, we exist to glorify God. (Basically, God is bored with being by himself so he makes creatures to entertain him. That's how I think of it anyways.) I don't know if it's the same for other religions, but I think it is.According to people who aren't religious (I assume), our

Why do animals respond to humans differently? Do they know that we are different than other animals like them?

Animals do not respond to humans differently. Only domesticated animals do. Wild animals do not. Domesticated animals have been modified to submit to humans, changing the relationship into a master/slave one hence when you only observe domestic animals and assume that they represent all animal behaviour, you are given the

Why do humans connect so deeply with dogs above other animals?

We have truly, and among the very few instances of it, co-evolved with feedback loops further tying us together.How Dogs and Humans Grew TogetherDogs and Humans Evolved Together, Study SuggestsOpinion: We Didn't Domesticate Dogs. They Domesticated Us.Horses would be in the same category to a

Why do humans find most young animals cute?

Don't you find the young animals cute, don't you feel they are lovely. The first is that humans find baby animals endearing simply because they find human babies so, and the two share many physical characteristics, such as large eyes, a rounded face, small nose

Why do humans have languages but animals don't?

Animals do not have languages as we understand it, with grammar, enough words to make long sentences expressing abstract ideas, but some do have proto-languages (ie: for a specific species of monkey a male crying ‘hok' means immediate danger jaguar, but ‘hok-on' means lookout