Technology issues created by irrational human behavior
By: Matthew J. Geiger
Power outages in the modern world are a nuisance that come about when a hot summer day is combated by everyone cranking up their AC units or when a severe weather knocks down some power lines. Even the most protracted outages in the US, which...
By: Angel Sosa
The Bronze Age, exactly what did this age comprise of? Well, this age was the second age of three part prehistorically era classified as the “Three-Age System“. The term was coined by Christian J. Thomsen in 1843. The Three-Age System was an inspired idea...
By: Wayne Ramsey
Archaeology is incredibly important to mankind. By determining how mankind lived in the past it is possible to prevent problems in the future. Archaeologists are also able to create a snapshot into what life was like for our ancestors. This glimpse into the past makes...
Understanding the relationship between natural selection and evolution
By: Hans Hell
The natural selection is a necessary sub-process during evolution. Charles Darwin was the one who, together with Alfred Russell Wallace, presented the theory of natural selection as an explanation for the observed differences between species. Natural selection is often summarized by the phrase "survival of...
By: Patrick Stephen Baker
Neanderthals (Homo sapiens neanderthalensis) thrived in Europe for about 300 thousand years, only going extinct some 30 thousand years ago. Cro-Magnons, also called Early Modern Humans (Homo sapiens sapiens) entered the European continent from Africa and the Middle east about 80 thousand years ago, coexisting...
Cryptozoology as a Real Science Nessis Big Footbat Boy Chupacabra Monsters among us
By: Christyl Rivers
Given that there are billions of creatures on earth, and many are still unclassified, one would have to say cryptozoology is still a valid science. The difficulty comes when people are distracted by the weird, wonderful, and highly unlikely existence of Big Foot, Nessie the...
Ruth Benedict and social change
By: Shirley Lendway
Ruth Benedict carried her ideas of what constituted the Dionysian and the Apollonian duality throughout her life. This theory which she used in regard to the culture and personality of the Hopi Indians and appears in her famous book, Patterns of Culture, was also her...
By: Annalyn Andriyenko
Is identity of oneself linked to the culture of the specific person? This is a question that has risen on numerous occasions and it has never been truly solved, since everyone has different opinions on this subject and how our way of thinking can be...
Introduction to art history: Prehistoric rock paintings
By: Lea Miller
Ancient man created images that continue to fascinate viewers and researchers alike. Images of animals, birds, and people have been found on every continent except Antarctica. They are a glimpse into the lives and surroundings of our ancestors. Part of the allure is the mystery...
By: Steve Bro
Few words can provoke such a passionate response in people as “Evolution”. It can mean different things to different people, depending on their level of education or background. Many might be surprised to learn that evolution, as a scientific theory, was not the invention...

 

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