Think twice before copying Tyson’s tattoo. Mario Anzuoni/Reuters By Dr. Shontavia Johnson / 08.07.2016 Professor of Intellectual Property Law Drake University More than 20 percent of all Americans have at least one tattoo, and for millennials that number jumps to almost 40 percent. What could be more intimately a part of you than a work[…]
Early-modern aristocrats flaunted their wealth—and the talent of their chefs—with elaborate monuments crafted from sugar By Anne Willan / 02.23.2016 In early modern Europe, banquets became works of art. Table with 100 Settings. Engraving, 8 1/3 x 11 7/9 in. In Juan de la Mata, Arte de reposteria… (Madrid: Antonio Marin, 1747), pl. 10. The[…]
By Laura Starecheski / 10.01.2016 When Texas passed the nation’s strictest voter ID law, state lawmakers said it was needed to combat voter fraud. Reveal’s Laura Starecheski reports on the state’s 100-year legacy of laws keeping black and Latino voters from the polls.
By Sofo Archon / 10.01.2016 Maintaining Your Inner Peace Amongst the Chaos To help turn the world into a better place, start from turning yourself into a better person. Do you sometimes feel that the world around you is negative? Do you get easily irritated and frustrated, not knowing how to deal with this negativity, and[…]
Olelein Kanunga is trying to persuade fellow Maasai warriors to take up the fight against female genital mutilation. / Credit: Alex Kamweru By Wairimu Gitahi / 10.01.2016 Dressed in colorful red, blue and white cloth, with necklaces of white beads adorning his chest, 28-year-old Ole Lelein Kanunga sings and dances with his fellow Maasai warriors. He is[…]
Photo Courtesy Bugkalot Coffee Company By Dr. Henrik Hvenegaard Mikkelsen Postdoc Researcher, Anthropology University of Copenhagen 06:01 (2016) Abstract This article examines personhood as contracted from a field of chaos. By analyzing the discourses on shamanism, spirits, and the wilderness among the Bugkalot of Northern Philippines, I seek to formulate a hypothesis about the properties[…]