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    The Biggest Misapprehension About Human Origins

    Archaeologist Ticia Verveer recently posted a thread on Twitter showing that customer complaints go way back. And I mean way back. Verveer referred to a letter inscribed on a 3,700-year-old Babylonian clay tablet. In the letter, Verveer writes, “The copper merchant Nanni details at length his anger at a sour deal, and his dissatisfaction with […]

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    The Neuroscience of Wine

    Why our minds can be led astray about the tastes of wines.

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    Ingenious: Ian Tattersall

    The meaning of home in human evolution.

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    In Search of the First Human Home

    When did the savanna give way to the crash pad?