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Whose time are we celebrating for the New Year?

Whose time are we celebrating for the New Year?

Note: A version of this post appeared on Anthropology in Practice in 2010. It’s New Year’s Eve in the United States, and in New York City tourists and residents are getting ready for the countdown in Times Square that marks the end of the year and the beginning of a new one.

December 31, 2014 — Krystal D'Costa

The Benefits of Thanks

Today is Thanksgiving – a day to relax, take a step back, and honestly express gratitude. Gratitude. By definition, it is the state of being grateful or thankful.

November 24, 2011 — Christie Wilcox
The Persistent Myth of Holiday Suicide

The Persistent Myth of Holiday Suicide

More urban myth than actual reality, the holiday season does not have the highest incidence for suicide. Though suicide is the most preventable kind of death with an average of 3,000 people dying by suicide each day – November and December actually have the lowest rates of suicide.

December 16, 2013 — Deborah Serani
Thanksgiving Live Blog 2015

Thanksgiving Live Blog 2015

Happy Thanksgiving from the D’Costas! Back in 2011, I experimented with sharing my Thanksgiving with you, Readers, and I thought it might be time for a resurrection, so welcome to our kitchen and table.

November 26, 2014 — Krystal D'Costa
Winter Sprinter: Endless Running from Warming

Winter Sprinter: Endless Running from Warming

When a medical animation and app agency wants to send out a holiday card, what’s better than an 8-bit adventure you can play? In addition to creating science-art and blogging here on Symbiartic, I work at INVIVO Communications.

December 20, 2013 — Glendon Mellow
Original Gifts for Science and Art Geeks

Original Gifts for Science and Art Geeks

Looking for a knock-out gift for the science geek in your life? Look no further. If you like art and you like science, these artists, all featured on Symbiartic at one point, have gifts that will impress even the most jaded gift recipients… Made With Molecules Jewelry by Raven Hanna, PhD.

December 14, 2013 — Kalliopi Monoyios