Sarah Parcak has a great job title: She’s a space archeologist.
Earlier this month, TED posted an excerpt from a recent talk by Dr. Frans de Waal, a Dutch primatologist and ethologist. He has in the past performed a number of studies examining primate social behavior, particularly regarding empathy and cooperation.
This excellent, short (hooray!) TED talk from model Cameron Russell is filled with great bits of insight and info. Here's a taste:
Have you seen Magic Mike, the movie about Channing Tatum's ass and feelings? How about Ted, that movie about Mark Wahlberg and the talking bear that makes plushies and furries really excited? Your answer may indicate not just your gender, but where you're from. One movie did well on the blue pinot noir drinking cheese…
In this week's pop culture round-up, Jimmy Fallon gives Tim Tebow some Ziggy flavor, Leslie Knope's campaign for City Council is off to a rough start and The Daily Show gets a new correspondent.
Sociological Images just reposted a TED talk on girls and gaming by Brenda Laurel, founder of Purple Moon. And I have to admit, watching that video made me wince.
Oh, good God, it's early here in Denver and it was a late night last night but Spencer Ackerman and I are dedicated servants, so we dance, bitches, dance for your amusement despite the fact that we both think it might be sort of okay to die this early in the morning. After the jump, we talk about the parties, condoms,…