This makes me happy. There’s a whole blog, Paleo-Future.Com, that focuses on images of the future that people in the past have held. Lots of Disney stuff, of course, but other very fascinating pictures, videos, and other resources.
Posted by Deana in Alien Invasions, Architecture, Art, Beauty and Fashion, Blog, Cosmetically Enhanced Vertebrates, Culture, Fun, History, Kitchen Sink, Oddly Enough, Science fiction, Technology on April 24th, 2007 | Comments Off
Karen is too tired to post this article from the Seattle P-I: Proponents of same-sex marriage have introduced an initiative that would put a whole new twist on traditional unions between men and women: It would require heterosexual couples to have children within three years or else have their marriages annulled. I can’t wait to [...]
Posted by Chris in Culture, Law, Uncategorized on February 6th, 2007 | 2 Comments »
For some reason, that was going through my head and I decided to google it, since I can’t be the only girl who likes geeks. And I was right! So here it is: Baby Got Brains. It’s a parody of Sir-Mix-a-Lot’s Baby Got Back. Everybody sing along!
Posted by Deana in Culture, Fun, Music on February 1st, 2007 | Comments Off
Ghent, Belgium, is apparently considering naming a street after one of the Filipino Igarot tribe members abandoned by my great-grandfather there, circa 1913. Here’s a recent news story from the Philippines about my mother’s father’s father, Richard Schneidewind, and Timicheg, one of the tribespeople he displayed. Oh, great-grandfather Richard. Sigh.
Posted by Deana in Academia, Anthropology, Business, Crime, Culture, History, Oddly Enough, You have got to be kidding on December 12th, 2006 | Comments Off
From the New York Times: A surprisingly recent instance of human evolution has been detected among the peoples of East Africa. It is the ability to digest milk in adulthood, conferred by genetic changes that occurred as recently as 3,000 years ago, a team of geneticists has found. The finding is a striking example of [...]
Posted by Chris in Anthropology, Culture, Science on December 10th, 2006 | 2 Comments »