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2015

New Fossil Dating Technique Casts Doubt on Human Origins
·214 words·2 mins
Articles science anthropology archaeology evolution
Big news on the anthropology front. A new dating technique has raised serious doubts about whether humans are related to Lucy at all. It all comes down to the age of Little Foot, a fossil which now seems to indicate that either species might have been the human ancestor.

2010

When Elvis Died Podcast: Quentin's Quick History of Christmas
·146 words·1 min
Articles friends history culture sociology anthropology christmas
My friend, Quentin Lewis has put together a fun examination of of how Christmas has been celebrated in the western world – with particular emphasis on how it has been celebrated in the United States and England – over the last few centuries.