#1 By: Maggie Koerth-Baker, January 24th, 2014 13:51
#2 By: Christopher Waldrop, January 24th, 2014 14:09
This is why, depending on the situation and the response, I'm grateful to people who feed the trolls. The trolls may not learn anything--to my mind trolls, by definition, aren't interested and are merely seeking attention--but the rest of us do.
I don't think I'll ever forget Kroeber's description of anthropology.
#3 By: Cameron Ross, January 24th, 2014 14:50
Perhaps a touch nitpicky, but Emily is the Field Museum's "Chief Curiosity Correspondent" (literally the best job title ever), and runs the Brain Scoop tumblr. Katie is the name of the intern who administered the schooling!
#4 By: Maggie Koerth-Baker, January 24th, 2014 15:34
Yes, thank you. That was me thinking about one person while writing about another.
#5 By: fake_tudza, January 24th, 2014 20:08
I'd need a better look at that necklace to tell for sure, but it looks a bit like lacework with beads on it. If someone used the same techniques and made a table cover I wonder if it would count in the same peoples minds as "primitive".
#6 By: Acer Platanoides , January 26th, 2014 02:35
This is why I am sometimes grateful for the trolls,
#7 By: Maggie Koerth-Baker, January 29th, 2014 13:51
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