Category Archives: Anthropology

5 Interesting Links for 07-19-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Mayans (Anthropology) An examination of Mayan art appears to define chocolate as a trade currency, but some caution taking this evidence too broadly. (Via Victoria L. Szulc) https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/06/maya-civilization-used-chocolate-money Sculpture (Art) … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.171: Archeology

Archeology is an interest of mine with the Persian, Egyptian, and Greek areas as my focus thanks to the digs and artifacts I explored as a child. This video offers a glimpse into some of the struggles found (and overcome) … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 03-15-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Novella (Fiction) The Persistence of Blood by Juliette Wade is a deep dive into a culture driven by biology into immovable, harmful traditions and the story of one who can … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 03-08-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Technique (Writing) The way you use internal conflict can inform and deepen your characters. This article looks at examples from film and literature that demonstrate the ties between fears and … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 12-28-2018

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Musicians (Interesting People) I had a hard time classifying this post even though I give myself two categories. Here is a musician who rescues cats off the street and then … Continue reading

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