- Socialist Libertarianism: How To Get 7 Beliefs Common To All Cultures Worldwide
A paper in Current Anthropology uses writing to distill what the authors believe are seven rules of morals common worldwide. It's certainly a catchy idea for people who sit at the bar asking why Arabs and Israelis in the Middle East can't get al ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 5 2019 - 4:17pm
- Today 33 Million Americans Will Claim To Be Irish, But On St. Patrick's Day In 1776 Few Irish Wanted To Be American
Many people don't realize July 4th, 1776 was not the day the war between America and Britain started, it's simply the day we traitorous colonists finally had enough of our own country's army attacking us, taking over our homes, stealing our ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 17 2019 - 8:16pm
- Not Really Human: How Australians See Cyclists
A small survey in Australia (n=442) found that more than half of car drivers think cyclists are not really human, and many admit to intentionally driving too close to them. The survey says it is the first to look at a road-user group with the problem of d ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 28 2019 - 2:14pm
- People Choose Partners With Similar Disease Risk
People choose a life partner who is likely to have a comparable life expectancy and who share similar risks of illnesses- such as high blood pressure or heart disease- according to a genetic study. ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 14 2019 - 11:58am
- Godly Kings: How War, Politics And Propaganda Helped Bring Down The Mayans
The discovery of an ancient painted vase in the Central America lowlands offers new clues into the mysterious breakdown of ancient Maya civilization- because it bears one of the longest hieroglyphic texts ever found. The shattered vessel was discovered in ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 16 2019 - 10:31am
- El Salt Neanderthal Settlement Patterns Revealed? They Likely Moved With The Seasons
Using ancient fire remains from 11 well-preserved and overlapping open-air hearth structures, scholars have inferred Neanderthal group mobility and settlement patterns which indicate specific occupation episodes, perhaps according to season ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 25 2019 - 9:46am
- Paper Links E-Cigarette Use To Child Abuse
Do you vape? A new paper suggests you may have been abused as a child- at least in statistical parsing of a small survey. A sample of 208 people aged 18-21 was used to create a correlation between childhood maltreatment and e-cigarette use, and explored th ...
Article - News Staff - May 10 2019 - 1:22pm
- The Voynich Manuscript Has Been Decoded. Again. Except It Hasn't.
Beinecke MS 408, commonly called the Voynich manuscript (after Wilfrid Voynich, a book dealer who bought it in Italy), has long been dismissed as gibberish by most, but beginning in 1915, and certainly since the 1960s, it has also been a source of fascinat ...
Article - Hank Campbell - May 18 2019 - 5:01pm
- Archeologists Are Too Colonial, Says Anthropologist
In a recent paper, Lehigh University anthropologist Professor Allison Mickel says archaeological excavations are often led by foreigners from the West while dependent on the labor of people from the local community, a relic of Western colonial and imperial ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 3 2019 - 8:33am
- Gender Inequality Has Been Around Since The Stone Age
The Neolithic period, the end of the Stone Age and the beginning of civilizations, began about 12,000 years ago with the advent of agriculture in the Epipalaeolithic Near East. It spread to other parts of the world. It provides not just the first evidence ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 11 2019 - 9:35am