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Anthropology in Practice

Why Aren’t We Talking About Burnout?

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In offices throughout the United States, workers are anxiously looking to the coming of Friday. For many of you—myself included—Monday meant a return to the office and a reinvestment in wage/paid labor. By this point in the week, you’ve hopefully hit your stride and are comfortably settled in your work week rhythms, and you’re probably [...]

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Anthropology in Practice

Burger with a side of toys: How is fast food being marketed to children?

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) began to heavily legislate cigarette marketing in the 1960s following a report from the Surgeon General’s office on the dangers of smoking. Efforts were largely focused on reducing the ads that targeted children, which often ran during programs for children and teens like The Flintstones. In a story that has [...]

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The Artful Amoeba

Grasses’ Secret: They Have Flowers, and Some Are Gorgeous

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Growing up, I felt certain that grass and most trees did not have flowers. They just had leaves and seeds — that was all I could see, anyway. It wasn’t until college that my eyes were opened. Not only do all trees except conifers and tree ferns have flowers, so do all grasses. All of [...]

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