Can courtesy and mobile technologies get along? | Photo by Joe Pemberton. | Click on image for license and information. Tweeting, texting, Facebooking, checking email, sending photos, and even, yes, old-fashioned telephone calls—we're doing it all, and we're doing it wherever and whenever we please.
This week from my ResearchBlogging.org column: Contextual clues are important in archaeology. And at Bones Don’t Lie , Katy Meyers highlights how a geoarchaeology approach can reveal how a tomb was treated—whether it was reopened and how many times.
How do you prepare to say goodbye to your social group? | iStock photo. It took a few days of moping around the house before I finally acknowledged what the problem is: my heart hurts.It's an expression I use with those closest to me.
What would it take to make you an organ donor?
The selection for this week covers the last two weeks: We might not give much thought to eyeliner today, dismissing it as a beauty product that highlights and enhances the eye, but the ancient Egyptians had a different purpose for lining their eyes: preventing eye infections.
Concerns about the digital divide have started to take on a bit of hysterical edge—think along the lines of Reverend Lovejoy's wife: "But what about the children ?!
This is an installment in the On My Shelf series—reviews about books demonstrating anthropology in practice. Book details follow the post.
An eclectic collection from my ResearchBlogging.org column this week, but all well worth the read: At EvoAnth , Adam Benton wonders whether human ancestors may have mastered tool use earlier than we think.
How do you spend your food budget? | Photo by Maureen Reilly, CC. Click on image for license and information. S has taken the lead in preparing our weeknight meals.
Highlighted in my ResearchBlogging.org column this week: At Geneaology of Religion , Cris Campbell has a nice summary of dissociative speech patterns—in layman’s terms, that’s to say he breaks down different ways of “speaking in tongues.” The Neuroskeptic discusses a small, self-selected study on “bi-gendered” individuals which highlights the ways social pressures can color our identities.
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