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.
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.
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.”
Naked in public: check. Being chased: check. Falling: check. We’re all so different – yet we share certain “dream themes.”
Commute by bus? Do you strike up a conversation, or avoid strangers at all costs by feigning sleep or plugging into an mp3 player? If you have, you’re not alone. Welcome to the weird world …
We will almost certainly transform into augmented versions of our current selves. The big question: can we survive long enough to become the next humans?
Chip Walter, author of “Last Ape Standing,” describes what we know about the Neanderthal’s day-to-day life and why Homo sapiens were better adapted to survive and thrive in this Wall Street Journal article.
We lie more when the time and place feel right. Can you tell when you’re in an “optimal lying environment?”
The French call them the Loup-Garou – the Latvians, “vilkacis.” Some cultures claim they’re servants of the devil; others believe they’re the hounds of God, sent to combat Satan’s demons. Why do we “believe” in …