Machines R Us? The Melding of Humans and High Technology Has Begun, Literally, And a New Species is Coming


For some time now the lines between biology and technology, reality and virtuality and humans and machines have been blurring. Now we’re seeing it happening in the mainstream marketplace.

Prehistoric Mating, Love and Sex — Whole Lot of Lovin’ Goin’ On


Two recent discoveries reveal that there was a whole lot more mating, love and sex going on among and within ancient human species than scientists have traditionally thought.

Having a Rough Day? Here’s 7 Ways Science Says You Can Be Happier

Happiness Matrix

It’s sometimes a struggle to get happier, especially when we’re overwhelmed and stressed out … in the dead of winter. Now and again it can be tough to thumb through that silver lining playbook. Here’s some help.

The Last Ape Standing Speaks! Human Evolution Never Had So Much to Say

Pick up the audio version of Last Ape Standing, the book the New York Times Book Review called “a lively journey…that takes an antic delight in the triumphal adaptations and terrifying near misses of human evolution,” the The New Yorker called “engaging … and fascinating,” and Kirkus Reviews said was “engrossing.”

You Think This Cold Snap Is Bad? Try This One On For Size – The World’s Worst Journey

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Sure it was frigid this past week from Denver to Bangor, but you’ll feel like storm Ion was perfectly balmy after you read the story of the worst journey in the world made in the Antarctic 100 years ago…