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The Real News of Anthropology

Paul Stoller | Posted 04.28.2013 | College
Paul Stoller

These are hard times in the humanities and social sciences, times made much worse -- at least in the world of the media -- by the latest anthropological flare-up over the publication of Napoleon Chagnon's new memoir, Noble Savages.

Why Neanderthals Sported Arms Like Popeye

Posted 07.19.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 07/18/2012 05:04 PM EDT on LiveScience The unusually powerful right arms of Neanderthals...

Germ Bag: No Sh*t

Suz Redfearn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Suz Redfearn

I used to think poop was hilarious. And vomit, too. And snot. And whatever else whatever else flows with force from the body and can be flung about by monkeys.