The building of the Egyptian pyramids
By: Daniel Magee
PyramidsAwesome or Awful ?Without question pyramids are awesome, especially the Great Pyramid at Giza. Not only because of its enormous size, six and a half million tons of rock, (enough to build almost 18 Empire State Buildings) - but by its very existence.If it...
Understanding the hill forts of Somerset
By: Andrew Egbers
No arts; no letters, no society, and which is worst of all, continual fear anddanger of violent death; and the life of man, solitary, poor, nasty, brutish andshort.' Thomas Hobbes English Philosopher 1588-1679IntroductionWould this statement apply to our forebears, who lived in the hill-forts...
Assessing population integration models: Mosaic vs. melting pot
By: Calsue Murray
MuttsMy siblings and I have been thought of as: "mutts;" "mongrels;" "misfits;" or "miss-be-gotten" breeds.We are native-born Americans who happen to be a mixture of African-American, Native-American and European-American descent. We and millions of folks like us empathize with President-Elect Obama...
By: Stephen Popple
Environmental archeology includes all geological and biological studies undertaken to investigate the environments in which past human societies lived and to trace ecological changes through the period of human history. As archeology is the study of human history and prehistory through the excavation of sites...
Cryptozoology is a Valid Science
By: Joshua Horn - 257112
Cryptozoology is simply the search for either living examples of animals identified as extinct or new species of creatures lacking empirical scientific evidence. Because of the speculative nature of the field, the lack of initial evidence supporting the organisms, and the bias towards confirmation instead...
By: Krystle Hernandez
Have you ever wondered how human beings came to be? Most of us have been in science classes that contain charts, graphs, or diagrams depicting the evolution of man from primate (a small, chimp-like creature) to the homo sapiens we know each other as today...
By: Krystle Hernandez
Studies have shown that female primates, with proper stimulation, are capable of physical responses that human beings interpret as orgasm. Although there has been no conclusive evidence to indicate what relationship their capacity for orgasm has to their sexual relations in the wild, some theorists...
By: Krystle Hernandez
When individuals become adults, men and women differentiate themselves from each other. Males and females are about 10% dimorphic. In other words, there are only slight differences between then, other than (of course) the genitalia. Some of these differences include the distribution of fat pads...
Anthropology: Introduction to the four subfields
By: Sarah Kiko
Anthropology is, according to the American Heritage Dictionary, "the scientific study of the origin, the behavior, and the physical, social, and cultural development of humans". The word Anthropology derives from the Greek "anthropos", meaning "human". It falls under the broad spectrum of Social Sciences, along...
An overview of archaeological sub-disciplines
By: Sarah Kiko
Archaeology, or Physical Anthropology, is one of the four branches of Anthropology, which is, according to the American Heritage Dictionary, "the scientific study of the origin, the behavior, and the physical, social, and cultural development of humans". The other three branches of Anthropology include Cultural...

 

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