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Anthropology in Practice

Why Do We Say “I’m Not Sick” When We’re Really Sick?

It’s everyone’s favorite time of year: cold and flu season! I dutifully got my flu shot in October, so when my throat started to tickle a few weeks ago, I dismissed it as a passing bug. Bad idea: It turned into an epic cold that nearly shut me down. (I may have also shared this [...]

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Expeditions

We’re in Iceland – thanks for traveling with us!

Whoa, we are in Iceland. Our thirty days at sea are over. This is the sappy wrap up post, so I’ll try to keep the poetic waxing to a minimum. In the last 30 days, the scientists aboard the R/V Knorr have woken up early, gone to bed late, collected data, fought about which condiments [...]

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Observations

Beat Jet Lag with This Scientist-Developed App

Fed up with jet lag when you fly long distances? University of Michigan mathematicians have your back. They’ve developed a free app, available today, based on mathematical models that can tell you when to go outdoors and when to stay in bed to avoid the sleepiness and other side effects of crossing multiple time zones [...]

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The Thoughtful Animal

Tomorrow: Being Human 2012

I’ll be at the Being Human conference in San Francisco tomorrow, March 24, livetweeting it, and looking for interesting things to write about. And you can, too, even if you’re not in SF, because the entire program will be livestreamed. Here’s the information: When: 24 March 2012, 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time Where: [...]

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The Thoughtful Animal

Sunday Photoblogging: San Diego Storm

Another photographic offering from last week’s jaunt to San Diego. Click to enlarge.

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The Thoughtful Animal

Sunday Photoblogging: Venice and Venice

Some photos of Venice, Italy from the summer. And some photos of Venice Beach, California, from the Google+ photowalk this month.

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The Thoughtful Animal

Sunday Photoblogging: Pisa, Italy and Century City, CA

From my vacation this summer, the Leaning Photoset of Pisa: And, to switch things up a bit, a set from a few nights of photography in Century City, California. I also share my photos quite a bit on Google+ – feel free to encircle me, and let me know to include you in my “Photo” [...]

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The Thoughtful Animal

Sunday Photoblogging: Barcelona

I’m back! I hope you all enjoyed the guest posts while I was gone. In case you missed any, here they are: Learning from Domesticated Foxes With Pets Like These, Who Needs People? What It Takes to be the Ocean’s Top Predator Seeing the Monkey in the Mirror Let’s Educate Kids About Animals Here are [...]

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