By: Janet Grischy
There does seem to be a connection between the state of a local economy and the childbearing rates of its citizens. Populations increase with increasing prosperity in a developing society, at least at first. Fewer babies die, and more children live to grow up...
Archaeological sites: Eynan
By: Lian Slayford-Wei
Archaeological Sites: Eynan The archaeological site of Eynan, located in the far north of modern day Israel, provides us with a fascinating insight into the development of Epipaleolithic societies in the Levant. The name Eynan is the Hebrew version, with Mallaha or 'Ain Mallaha in...
What a Caesar cipher really is
By: Pam Uher
Cryptography is a fascinating world of secret codes with embedded mysterious messages. The Caesar cipher (also known as the shift cipher) is one such methodology that was first recorded as being used by Julius Caesar during his time of leadership over the Roman Empire...
By: Janet Grischy
Humans are primates. That is the guiding idea for those who use primates to study human behavior. People are members of the great ape family, along with the gorillas, orangutans and chimpanzees. Our closest existing animal relatives are the bonobo and the common chimpanzee...
Biography: Margaret Meade
By: Gillian Taber
Margaret Mead Born - 16th December 1901 Died - 15th November 1978 Margaret Meade was a well respected cultural anthropologist, known across the world for her writing and speaking. She was also an intellectual and scientist. Born into a Quaker family in Pennsylvania, Margaret was...
How globalization may affect language
By: James Johnson
In most science fiction shows and books there is only one language spoken per planet, or federation. Many wonder would this ever truly happen and why. Globalization will eventually result in a standardization of terms and a single unified language spoken by all the people...
Anthropology of religion explained
By: Jishi Santos
It's only ever been one message. The science of religion is what this title means in simple terms. So let us start at the beginning of it all, when the earth was full of wide open spaces and the earliest humans had to battle...
Anthropology mystery solved: Hobbits were real
By: Jason Chavis
It turns out that J.R.R. Tolkien's famous creation of the Hobbit appears to be grounded in reality. In 2003, a nearly complete skeleton was found on the Indonesian island of Flores of a species known as homo floresiensis. Discovered in Liang Bua...
Sunken civilizations and archaeology: Lemuria
By: James Johnson
The lost land of Lemuria reportedly sank beneath the waves thousands of years ago. Some claim it was due to evil influences while others attribute it to the shifting of Geological plates and tectonic activity. Many claim it never existed at all. Yet the founder...
By: Kristin Jackman
Depending on which part of the world you hale from, the concept of "survival of the fittest" may hold a very precise meaning to you, regardless of whether you use faith or science to define your stance. More often than not, the evolution and development...

 

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