Aug 05

Harry Potter and the Transmedia Pot-of-More…

Just when you thought Harry Potter had taken his final bow, it turns out he's coming back on the screen–but not in a theater…on your computer! A new website has been launched that offers another glimpse into the world of muggles and Death Eaters.  The website is called Pottermore, and in addition to offering visitors the only …

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Aug 05

What is the Matrix?

“The unreal is more powerful than the real. Because nothing is as perfect as you can imagine it. Because it's only intangible ideas, concepts, beliefs, fantasies that last. Stone crumbles. Wood rots. People, well, they die. But things as fragile as a thought, a dream, a legend, they can go on and on.“ — Chuck …

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Jul 24

America’s Population Problems…

Culling the Human Herd According to Science Daily, the world's most pressing environmental issue isn't global warming: it's overpopulation.  From the moment the very first Homo-Sapien climbed down from a tree, it took all the way until the end of the 1800's for humanity to reach its first billion… Related posts:Anthropology? Not a science? Fine, …

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Jul 11

The Final Days of the Final Frontier…

NASA's Budget

This (Outer) Space for Rent Space, the final frontier…these will no longer be the continuing voyages of the Space Shuttle Enterprise, Atlantis, and Discovery.  The space shuttle missions have now come to an end.  And that leaves Americans wondering what our next mission in space will be. Or if we’ll even have one… Burdened by an enormous …

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Jun 28

Why I’m not scared of the dark…

The Last Frontier is calling…with a silent and twinkling ringtone. It's a collect call; will you accept the charges? Many socio-cultural anthropologists I talk with frequently lament that there is no longer a frontier.  A hidden place, far from the known; where new and unique cultures and civilizations can still exist… Thanks to cheap, fast, …

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