Anthropology

Lingua Franca Needed: Too Much Science Is Not Published In English

One-third of science is not published in the common language of science, English, and that prevents uptake of the results and citations for the researchers, according to a new analysis. Language barriers mean science missed at international level and pract ...

Article - News Staff - Dec 29 2016 - 11:22pm

Moon Hoax Reloaded, The True Exploitation Of Blacks By Whites, Obama And Trump Again

If you are against the exploitation of Blacks, stop mislabeling, or do not stuff humans into dual categories at all. Look at each individual in her own right. ...

Article - Sascha Vongehr - Jan 12 2017 - 8:28pm

Like Your Nose? Thank Climate Changes

A new paper claims the size and shape of your nose evolved in response to local climate conditions.  The nose is one of our distinctive facial features. It conditions the air we breathe so it is warm and moist when it reaches the lungs, which helps prevent ...

Article - News Staff - Mar 16 2017 - 2:33pm

Sly Grog Traders: The Sophisticated Methods Of Alcohol Bootleggers In Australia

The dominant Australian community would very much like to keep Indigenous communities from alcohol, but indigenous communities aren't having it. A giant black market has sprung up and such non-government alcohol sells for up to 1100 percent of the re ...

Article - News Staff - Aug 25 2017 - 9:55am

A Different 1 Percent- Americans Who Carry Guns

There is a different kind of 1 percent, and it isn't people who can afford to buy organic food. It's Americans who carry a handgun on a daily basis.  It's not a surprise, given American history and horrific events like a psychopath in Las V ...

Article - News Staff - Oct 27 2017 - 6:48pm

Canadian Journal Claims E-Cigarettes Cause High School Student Smoking

Surveys of students in two Canadian provinces have led scholars to warn that e-cigarettes, also called vaping, are causing cigarette uptake in high school students. This will be a surprise to American and British public health officials, who know cigarett ...

Article - News Staff - Oct 30 2017 - 3:15pm

Holiday Drinking: What The Saints Believed

Each year the holidays bring with them an increase in both the consumption of alcohol and concern about drinking’s harmful effects. Alcohol abuse is no laughing matter, but is it sinful to drink and make merry, moderately and responsibly, during a holy se ...

Article - The Conversation - Nov 20 2017 - 7:30am

Online Myth: 90 Percent Will Shop In Retail Stores This Holiday Season

It surprises most millennials to learn that only about 10 percent of all retail purchases are actually made online. Each semester, when I ask hundreds of undergraduate business students to estimate, they consistently guess that between a quarter and half ...

Article - The Conversation - Nov 23 2017 - 11:35am

For The British, Bans Increase Happiness

In 2007, there was a ban that increased happiness for married women, but not men, according to the British Household Panel Survey. ...

Article - News Staff - Dec 4 2017 - 2:26pm

The Global Age Of The Algorithm Manifested In Communist China's Dystopian Social Credit System

The Chinese government’s ongoing attempts to create a social credit system aimed at rating the trustworthiness of people and companies have generated equal measures of fascination and anxiety around the world. Social credit is depicted as something unique ...

Article - The Conversation - Jan 15 2018 - 2:10pm