The first update on the state of things for 2019, I discuss current projects, upcoming ideas, and how I generally plan to keep improving Anthrospin.
A brief look at the several members of our genus who survived until most recent times, including the recently announced Homo luzonensis.
Looking at my own hobbies and lifestyle, I illustrate the ways we can see patterns of cultural influence in everyday experiences.
A basic guide for the individual interested in cycling, with a bias towards versatility.
This post details the development of my equipment since Rhode Island's Industrial Revolution, which taught me a lot about the do's and don'ts of film making and what I needed moving forward.
Technology potentially allows more researchers than ever before to access more materials than dreamed of just a few decades ago. The push to make that access open source is there. Which way should we go with that information?
If you're an anthropologist, or even just a casual student of anthropology (I'm including followers of this blog), you've heard the phrase "Four Fields Anthropology," or you've heard about the four fields in general. But it's important to note that approaching anthropology as an enormous umbrella that encompasses everything that humans can possibly be related … Continue reading Why Four Fields?
The "missing link" is one of the most pervasive ideas in the popular understanding of evolution. I hate it, I'm not alone in hating it, and here's why.
Content Warning! The following contains graphic description and images depicting butchering and hide work. It's early 2013. Not super early 2013, but definitely at least the first half. Honestly it could even be the second half of 2012. You see, goats care not for things like years. Today started like most days. … Continue reading The Unexpected Adventure of Mr. Goaty Goat
You know those viral internet images that are hilarious and sometimes stinging? They have their roots in the late 70s, directly coined by an Oxford zoologist who was inspired by geneticists, anthropologists, and ethologists in coming up with it.