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Masks and Men's Bones

Frank Browning | Posted 10.21.2015 | Arts
Frank Browning

Founded in 1937 by the renowned French ethnologist, Paul Rivet, as both a research and exposition center, the Musée de l'Homme has long been among the most revered of ethno-anthropological museums.

Rites and Rituals

Sonya Hamlin | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Sonya Hamlin

Ends of seasons signal transitions, and the one from the long winter through the questionable spring before the hopeful leap into summer also engender...

Space Faces, Causality and the Origin of Religion

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 03.18.2013 | Science
Jeff Schweitzer

We cannot seem to turn off our pattern-seeking or cause-effect neurons. Sometimes the results are benign. Unfortunately, our incredible talent for seeking patterns and linking cause to effect has a dark side: We see patterns where none exist and cause where only chance reigns supreme.