- you can see my original post here...
- i think it started like this:"we actually evolved from space apes. big brains bc who needs a bunch of furry expensive tissue in zero gravity? organising conference soon" - me, on twitter
- — Brenna Hassett (@brennawalks)Sun, Apr 28 2013 07:57:58
- — Brenna Hassett (@brennawalks)Sun, Apr 28 2013 07:59:13going to get a quote politely rubbishing my world changing theory off chris stringer tomorrow, and the book deal is good as signed #spaceape
- — Victoria Herridge (@ToriHerridge)Sun, Apr 28 2013 11:32:24There is still time to submit your ideas for the #spaceape theory of human evolution. Evidence optional. Logical fallacies encouraged.
- turns out the internet is FULL of #spaceape theorists!
- (this includes famous sf writers whose books i read!)
- — Reed Roberts (@ReedRoberts)Sun, Apr 28 2013 20:49:31The appendix is the remainder of an organ for producing copious amounts of "manoeuvring gas" in our #spaceape ancestors.
- — Ravi Nair (@palfreyman1414)Sun, Apr 28 2013 13:34:36
- — Karen James (@kejames)Sun, Apr 28 2013 13:35:59Some human babies are born with visible pharyngeal slits. This atavism reveals the attachment mechanism of our #spaceape ancestors' helmets.
- — Thomas Prentis (@thedxman)Mon, Apr 29 2013 09:43:23#spaceape Humans have lost their hair as an adaptation to reduce static while performing delicate space-ship repairs..
- — John R. Hutchinson (@JohnRHutchinson)Sun, Apr 28 2013 15:31:00Nuchal ligament in the human neck: adaptation for endurance running? Bollocks- for avoiding whiplash during rocket takeoff! #spaceape
- — Matthew R. Francis (@DrMRFrancis)Sun, Apr 28 2013 12:42:28#SpaceApe Lower back problems are only in gravity. We obviously evolved for microgravity. Also: American eating habits.
- — Ben King ☄ (@MrBen_King)Sun, Apr 28 2013 20:21:18Downward nostrils evolved from front facing because of selection advantage of not steaming up helmet visor & obscuring vision. #spaceape
- — Dave Clements (@davecl42)Sun, Apr 28 2013 12:40:15
- — Victoria Herridge (@ToriHerridge)Sun, Apr 28 2013 15:29:21long, dull periods of interstellar travel led to unique ability to imagine diverting but fallacious theories like the Aquatic Ape #spaceape
- — Aaron Goetz (@aarongoetz)Sun, Apr 28 2013 19:10:16Human grip strength is obviously an adaptation selected in a zero g environment, where floating away had neg fitness consequences. #spaceape
the strange saga of #spaceape
i had a bit of a moment after reading media coverage of #aquaticape. so i blogged. and yea, was born a hashtag... #spaceape
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