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Anthropology in Practice

What’s stopping us from eating insects?

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How many of you watch Andrew Zimmern’s Bizarre Foods on the Travel Channel? And how many of you have said, “I would never eat that!” Have you ever stopped to think about why you feel that way? What if you had no choice? What if you had been taught differently? As a part of the [...]

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Anthropology in Practice

Speakeasy Smoking? The Making of a Stigma

Do you have a light? It’s 10:00 am, and all over New York City, office workers are headed outside. They’ve checked their email, drank their morning cup(s) of coffee, and had their morning meetings. Now they’ll ride the elevators down to the lobbies of their buildings, push the doors open and step outside. And in [...]

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Bering in Mind

Morality Stinks (Especially If You’re Gay)

There are very few things that I can complain about regarding my childhood. I had wonderful parents. Lovely people, really. And this makes their heinous breach of parental olfactory responsibilities all the more incomprehensible. You remember Pig-Pen in the Peanuts cartoons? That was me. I think you can even make out the haze of stink [...]

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Bering in Mind

You Disgust Me: Does Bad Behavior Really Make Us Feel Unclean and Nauseated?

Research shows that people feel dirty after contemplating crimes

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