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The history of marriage - Alex Gendler

The history of marriage - Alex Gendler | SoRo anthropology | Scoop.it
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white, puffy dress. Eternal love. A joint tax return. Marriage means
something different to everyone and has changed over time and across cultures.
Alex Gendler traces the history of getting hitched, providing insights on
polygamy, same-sex unions and even marriage between the dead and the
living.
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Isaac's Live Lip-Dub Proposal

On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012, I told my girlfriend to meet me at my parent's house for dinner. When she arrived I had stationed my brother to sit her in th
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The Overprotected Kid

The Overprotected Kid | SoRo anthropology | Scoop.it
A preoccupation with safety has stripped childhood of independence, risk taking, and discovery—without making it safer. A new kind of playground points to a better solution.
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"Dance of the Cossacks" - The Alexandrov Red Army Ensemble (1965)

The Cossack Dance performed by the dance group of the Alexandrov Red Army Ensemble. Music by Boris Alexandrov. This is a clip from a 1965 musical film. Yo
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Why ordinary people need to understand power

Why ordinary people need to understand power | SoRo anthropology | Scoop.it
Far too many Americans are illiterate in power — what it is, how it operates and why some people have it. As a result, those few who do understand power wield disproportionate influence over everyone else. “We need to make civics sexy again,” says civics educator Eric Liu. “As sexy as it was during the American Revolution or the Civil Rights Movement.”

Via Mr. David Burton
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26 Ways the World Eats Breakfast

26 Ways the World Eats Breakfast | SoRo anthropology | Scoop.it
Why start your day with cereal when there are Mexican chilaquiles and pillowy crumpets?
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How To Wear Mystical Symbols Without Looking Like An Idiot

How To Wear Mystical Symbols Without Looking Like An Idiot | SoRo anthropology | Scoop.it
Symoblism in fashion can be a tricky thing. Is it appropriate or is it not? Some is, some isnt - but heres how to do it if youre still unsure.
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Taliban Explains Buddha Demolition

Taliban Explains Buddha Demolition | SoRo anthropology | Scoop.it
Interview with Taliban envoy Sayed Rahmatullah Hashimi, who says Islamic government made decision to destroy stading Buddhas at Bamiyan in rage after foreign delegation offered money to preserve ancient works while million Afghans face starvation; government deemed statues un-Islamic and idolatrous; photo (M)
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Here’s Why Eye Contact Is So Awkward for Some People

Here’s Why Eye Contact Is So Awkward for Some People | SoRo anthropology | Scoop.it
Certain personality traits (like neuroticism) and conditions (like autism and PTSD) can turn one person’s friendly gaze into another’s excruciating stare.
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Opinion | In India, a Name Is Rarely Just a Name

Opinion | In India, a Name Is Rarely Just a Name | SoRo anthropology | Scoop.it
Amid competing ideas of history, what Indians call their geography reflects a country’s desire to see itself.
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No, Your Kid Can't Have My Subway Seat

No, Your Kid Can't Have My Subway Seat | SoRo anthropology | Scoop.it
When grown-ups cow to the youngest passengers, we’re doing them a disservice.
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Are there universal expressions of emotion? - Sophie Zadeh

Learn more about TED-Ed Clubs here: http://bit.ly/2z8YFSo View full lesson
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Dowries are illegal in India. But families — including mine — still expect them.

Dowries are illegal in India. But families — including mine — still expect them. | SoRo anthropology | Scoop.it
My husband and I face a dilemma: whether or not to help pay his sister’s dowry.
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How To Wear A Saree Super Easy & Perfect Way:Sari Drape Step by Step In 2 Mints(JIILAHUB)

How To Wear A Saree Super Easy & Perfect Way:Sari Drape Step by Step In 2 Mints(JIILAHUB) Follow FB https://www.facebook.com/JiilaHub/ TWITTE
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The Three Types of Friends You'll Have in Your Life

The Three Types of Friends You'll Have in Your Life | SoRo anthropology | Scoop.it
Does social media make all friendships last forever?
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What's for breakfast around the world

What's for breakfast around the world | SoRo anthropology | Scoop.it
How does a typical US breakfast stack up nutritionally against other countries? The Post analyzed breakfasts from nine different countries to see how people from around the world start their days.
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This is actually not the Confederate flag

This is actually not the Confederate flag | SoRo anthropology | Scoop.it
Historians point out that the cross and stars design was technically never the official flag of the Confederacy.
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Why do North Indians Look Different from South Indians? The Genetics of South Asia

Today, we're going to answer the questions of why North and South Indians have such vastly varying features, and look at the genetic history of South Asi
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Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation? | SoRo anthropology | Scoop.it
More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.
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So Apparently There Are 4 Kinds of Introversion

So Apparently There Are 4 Kinds of Introversion | SoRo anthropology | Scoop.it
We've got a quiz, if you're curious how you rank.
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Here's why the American flag is reversed on military uniforms

Tim Marshall, the author of "Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags" explains why American flags are reversed on military uniforms
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