Part of my online life includes editorial duties at ResearchBlogging.org, where I serve as the Social Sciences Editor. Each Thursday, I pick notable posts on research in anthropology, philosophy, social science, and research to share on the ResearchBlogging.org News site.
Credit: Dan Machold/CC. I have three beautiful nieces. One is thirteen, one just turned two, and the littlest one will be celebrating her first birthday on Friday.
Rooster, by raymondgobis/Flickr Ed. Note: Long time readers are well aware that I have a quirk about Time. You can read my other discussions here. The Experience of TimeTime is a measure of events, duration, and change.
Our next #NYCSciTweetUp (and last for year) will be on Dec. 1 at 6:30 pm at the Peculier Pub. Details have been posted on the Facebook page (as they always are).
Bright ideas/iStock. Our ability to find and share information today is potentially limitless. But how did we get here? From cave paintings to the iPad—how does human innovation bring us here?
Here in the US, many of us are in the midst of Thanksgiving preparations: turkeys are being baked (or perhaps fried) and basted, potatoes are being mashed, and pies are setting.
It's true that pictures can be worth a thousand words. The images I've collected in the Signs of Life album represent a particular look at the things that constitute my life—as well of the lives of many others who exist in the same communities as I do.These pictures represent the heart of anthropology in practice as they highlight the often overlooked elements that form the foundation that we have with each other and the world at large.
The South Street Seaport is home to boisterous bit of New York City history. It's one of my favorite parts of the City, and although it's changing rapidly as lower Manhattan undergoes a residential transformation, I'm thrilled that it still has secrets to reveal.The door to 206 Front Street was open last week when I wandered over to the Seaport.
Golden crowned fruit bat. Creative Commons, Wikimedia. My friend Wendy traveled to Madagascar where she was bitten by a (tame) lemur, nearly fell through a broken bridge to her doom, and climbed a mountain of steps.
Sheril Kirshenbaum, science writer and author of The Science of Kissing , has an interesting discussion on why we kiss and how kisses work to stimulate chemistry between two people: A kiss puts two people in very close proximity.
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