A History of Vaccination

Existing evidence shows that vaccination treatments go back over a thousand years ago. Considering the recent controversies surrounding vaccination policies and parental rights, it is often good to go backwards to understand a practice as a way to gain insight to the ways in which a society may approach the policies of the practice in […]Read More

The Ceremony of Cleaning Corpses: Burial Rituals of the Toraja

“Show me the manner in which a nation cares for its dead and I will measure with mathematical exactness the tender mercies of its people, their respect for the laws of the land and their loyalty to high ideals.” – Sir William Gladstone   I came across a story about a ritual that takes place […]Read More

19 Struggles Of Having An Outgoing Personality But Actually Being

I think the concepts of ‘introversion ve extroversion’ are really interesting. I definitely tend to be more introverted. Perhaps this is why I prefer observation, dead things and robots, but I certainly have experienced my fair share of some of the items on this list. Do you identify with any of these?Read More

Hominid vs. Hominin- Same Difference, right?!

Not so much…   I just reblogged an article about my favorite hominin, and when I was telling a friend about it, she casually asked, “Are you saying hominid or hominin? I want to be sure I say it right!” That’s when I realized, Oops! To a person not familiar with anthropology or similar disciplines, […]Read More

10 Useless Human Body Parts

This is a great video from AllTime10s! Although, I wouldn’t say totally useless, but it’s an interesting way of imagining all the ways that our bodies change, adapt, and evolve.Read More