A ‘Re-Review’ of Journey to 10,000 B.C.

Several weeks ago, a public relations company contacted me to let me know about the release of the History Channel's Journey 10,000 B.C. and if I'd like a review copy. I said sure, despite the fact that I viewed the original airing of the show in March and wrote up an unfavorable review of it.... Continue Reading →

Paul Ehrlich and Carl Zimmer discuss Cultural Evolution on Bloggingheads.tv

I have brought up Paul Ehrlich a lot lately. And this morning Razib emailed me a link to an interview of Ehrlich by Carl Zimmer on Bloggingheads.tv, so I felt compelled to share the interview with you. In the discussion, Zimmer and Ehrlich discuss Ehrlich’s new book, “The Dominant Animal, the 'overrated idea of a... Continue Reading →

10,000 B.C., the movie

Have you heard about the upcoming movie based upon prehistoric life? I didn't, until today. It is called 10,000 B.C. and I had no idea about it until I caught news of it this morning off of Paleoblog. I guess I'm completely out of the loop. I've watched the trailers and understand the movie will... Continue Reading →

Zimmer & Shubin on Limb Evolution

If you read the overview on limb evolution that I wrote yesterday, I think you maybe interested in watching this 51 minute conversation between Carl Zimmer and Neil Shubin that the Panda's Thumb pointed too.

Digitizing Dance

This short comical clip got me to think if anyone out there has considered digitizing dance? This is can be more than a new type of ethnographic research. One could not only digitize dance as a sort of cultural preservation but one could begin to do really interesting statistics and comparisons of cross cultural dances... Continue Reading →

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