anthropology


V.25 No.25 | 06/23/2016

The Daily Word in Inequality, Abortion Rights and Helium

The Daily Word

A bird's eye view of inequality and a few words on perspective by the photographer who snapped the powerful images.

On Monday the Supreme Court struck down on abortion clinic restrictions in Texas, stating that the strict requirements “constitute an undue burden on [a woman's] constitutional right to [seek an abortion].”

The ruling could have a ripple effect on many other Republican-run states with strict abortion laws.

Evolution favors simplicity, which is one of many reasons why it doesn't make sense for our ape cousins to evolve into humans. Take it from the experts; I only minored in anthropology.

Scientists discovered more than a trillion liters of helium beneath Tanzania, a relieving find after some researchers feared an impending helium shortage. Scientists rely on the gas for MRI scanners which I guess is more important than high-pitched birthday party entertainment.

Boba already exists, Starbucks.

Harrison Ford for president.

V.24 No.6 | 2/5/2015

Get Lit

Sex Ape

Are humans ready to learn from our most promiscuous cousins?

The Bonobo Way: The Evolution of Peace Through Pleasure

Sexologist Dr. Susan Block has a unique solution to human sexual and social happiness: Follow the example of our great ape cousins, the bonobos.
V.19 No.44 | 11/4/2010
Diana Kennedy

Mina's Dish

Oaxaca al Gusto: An Infinite Gastronomy

Diana Kennedy bursts over the phone line like a dynamo. She’s in California and we’re discussing Oaxaca al Gusto (University of Texas Press).

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