Salamanders are really, really cool. I mean-they are one of the earliest lineages of quadruped vertebrates, and they are capable of breathing through their skin, and many species are… 239 more words
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The following is based on a talk that I gave recently with Rising Minds in London…
As a historian – by training and quite possibly by nature – who researches and lectures on the subject of fashion and who works with luxury fashion companies, I sometimes feel like a pilgrim in an unholy land. 1,063 more words
While researching for my play workshop, I came across an interesting concept called neoteny. According to the Scientific American article “Being More Infantile Might Have Led to Bigger Brains… 797 more words
Would you believe it? As of April of this year, more than 17 million Americans were enrolled in college ( http://www.statisticbrain.com/college-enrollment-statistics/ ).
That’s way, way too many people in college. 150 more words
On “actin’ black:” Neoteny as a social relic of scientific racism that is still alive and well in the black community.
“Murray! E1C1, 02005602!” I had to report to my cell door before every feeding, 3 times a day, to show my ID and recite my name, location, and what I would later come to realize is literally an invoice number. 932 more words