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The LB1 skull,, part of the type specimen for Homo floresiensis (aka the Flores hobbit) and one of the more controversial fossils of all time. The tiny skull found in association with a plethora of stone tools has forced researchers to rethink assumptions about brain size and intelligence, Hobbit brains were only 400cc -- one-third to tw-fifths the size of own own.