Category Archives: Anthropology

Anthropology, Archaeology, human development way, way in the past, Evolution, stuff Creationists and Intelligent Designers can’t comprehend.

Updated genetic stuff from 23 and Me

The updates just keep rolling in from 23andme.com and these were finally worth sharing. The past ones aren’t awful, they’ve been more along the lines of surveys to add to their collection of data. The four icons above represent three … Continue reading

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A decent explanation on why gene-mapping results vary

Hopefully you may remember the story about my two different DNA results back in 2016. The outcomes between the two companies “disagreed” so much I could be two people in my opinion. I doubt I could get my brother to … Continue reading

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A real ET…that’s a rock

Sorry I wasn’t very timely on Oumuamua’s passing by the earth but I was excited about our Astronomers finally discovering and confirming an object passing through our solar system that didn’t originate “here.” According NPR stories, Oumuamua on now hurtling on its … Continue reading

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Science prevailed over Big Jesus, Chapter ???

The State Board of Education, which has a noisy contingent of Factually-Challenged types (aka, Willfully Ignorant “Christians”), have taken a step forward on future Science books for Texas high schools. For over 30 years the creationists have demanded unnecessary skeptical … Continue reading

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A good naming essay from GQ

Great suggestion from Cindy and we’re both shocked it came from GQ. However, the author forgot one thing…stupid people tend not to read, they’ll be waiting for the miniseries or film of his advice. Naming a child is something Somara and … Continue reading

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Happy 205th Birthday Abe Lincoln and Charles Darwin

Two very reviled figures by the Far Right, Teabaggers and segments of the Deep South. They weren’t perfect people but both helped human progress and did what they could to make the world a better place. Lincoln resided in my … Continue reading

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Antikythera Mechanism made of Legos

Two thousand years before Wayne Babbage’s difference engine, the Greeks built a mechanical computer to predict eclipses. Through the X-rays and other observations, a Lego replica was made to demonstrate. I wonder if there is some variation in its accuracy … Continue reading

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Beware of a population myth making the rounds, again

While I was surfing over my friends’ ‘blogs on my day off, trying to see if there was anything I could post to add to their conversations, I saw this cool rebuttal being researched, courtesy of my friend Mark M. Seems … Continue reading

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