Thursday, August 17, 2017
Not all things in this country are tarnished; some shine brightly
Anti-hate protest vigil at UVa showing what's best about the country. From NYTimes 8/17/17
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Holly & Anne Tell Penn Jillette Where Babies Come From
Our essay in Aeon magazine called "Sex Makes Babies" has gotten some mixed feedback, and the best reaction we've received so...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
A 65 year-old premonition
I n the 50's to 70's the 'funny' papers had their best contributor ever, before or since. In the comic strip Pogo, the badl...
Monday, August 14, 2017
The state of play in science
I 've just read a new book that MT readers would benefit from reading as well. It's Rigor Mortis , by Richard Harris (2017: Basic B...
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
I think I know where babies come from, therefore I am human.
Anne and I have a long read up at Aeon today. This is the art that accompanies it. (The Ain Sakhri lovers figurine. This is the oldest ...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Nasty People: Tension Release
This is a second guest post by Sophia Weaver ( University of Rhode Island '16, Anthropology + Gender and Women's Studies), the aut...
Friday, July 14, 2017
Not my human evolution.
Back in December, I tweeted out some thoughts about a blog post by Jerry Coyne. A lot of people noticed, including JC (who wrote a few res...
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