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06 Sep 2008, 9:19 am

Why do we have toenails? they really have no function. Sometimes they ingrow hurt or turn black and yucky, and when you get old you can't bend over to cut them. And just how did Cro-magom cut his nails? Just an evolutionary left-over?


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06 Sep 2008, 2:24 pm

good guestion i believe its left over like tail bone btw if we would like to we could chance 60% of our body to metal


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06 Sep 2008, 4:21 pm

you mean infusing the skeleton with adamantium like on X-Men?



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06 Sep 2008, 4:27 pm

Its a leftover i think, not much use
for them now. But running barefoot
/climb out in the wild nails is a must
to get better grip sometimes and it
protecs the end of the toe a little,
can handle more wear. Cavemen
wore them down mostly i guess,
no need for clippers there



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06 Sep 2008, 4:50 pm

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you mean infusing the skeleton with adamantium like on X-Men?
we have robot arms and stuff and they have allready been used on humans http://www.gizmag.com/go/4282/ http://www.gizmag.com/go/4282/picture/12862


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06 Sep 2008, 5:05 pm

ImTheGuyThatDidThat wrote:
Its a leftover i think, not much use
for them now. But running barefoot
/climb out in the wild nails is a must
to get better grip sometimes and it
protecs the end of the toe a little,
can handle more wear. Cavemen
wore them down mostly i guess,
no need for clippers there


unless we are part alien and part ape.. did you know a large amount of our DNA is alien DNA? >o<



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06 Sep 2008, 5:42 pm

^

Theres alot that is alien to us :)