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Anthropology in Practice

Anthropology in Practice

Exploring the human condition.

The American Fascination With Zombies

Ed note: As Halloween rapidly approaches in the US, AiP will be exploring superstitions, beliefs, and the things that go bump in the night. This post originally appeared on AiP on May 17th, 2011, in response to Zombie Awareness Month—oh, it's real all right.

October 26, 2011 — Krystal D'Costa

What Makes a Rabbit's Foot Lucky?

Ed note: As Halloween rapidly approaches in the US, AiP will be exploring superstitions, beliefs, and the things that go bump in the night. [Evil laugh.] Luckily for this rabbit, it still has all four feet.

October 26, 2011 — Krystal D'Costa

#NYCSciTweetUp Next Thursday, 10/27

The 5th #NYCSciTweetUp will be on 10/27, which is next Thursday! Details on the location have to be finalized, but you can always find the most up-to-date information on the Facebook invite.Special thanks to Bora Zivkovic and John Timmer for handling the details while I've been off of my feet (literally).

October 20, 2011 — Krystal D'Costa

Portrait of a Neighborhood Science Program

New York's World Maker Faire helped spur a fantastic discussion on innovation in STEM education, highlighting the importance of partnerships that include educational institutions, communities, and private entities to ensure the broadest impact possible.

October 12, 2011 — Krystal D'Costa

Cooperation Is Child's Play

Cooperation confounds us: Humans are the only members of the animal kingdom to display this tendency to the extent that we do, and it's an expensive endeavor with no guarantee of reciprocal rewards.

October 10, 2011 — Krystal D'Costa

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