In The News: Department of Anthropology

KNPR News
December 14, 2015

If you want a date, maybe you should get a dog, first.

Yahoo!
December 1, 2015

Men who use their dogs to pick up women might be on to something: New research has found that having a pet makes a person more attractive to the opposite sex.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 30, 2015

You've got a fancy car and a suit so sharp it'd cut paper. You've sprung for a dozen red roses and a box of absurdly overpriced candy and, now, you're ready to impress your date.

Daily Mail
November 19, 2015

Many men and and women will attest to the fact there is something alluringly sexy about a handsome man caring for a dog.

Yahoo! News UK
November 18, 2015

For single men a dog can provide companionship and affection and, it would appear, a steady stream of potential dates.

Psychology Today
November 18, 2015

Can your dog or cat boost your sex appeal?

GreenBiz
October 20, 2015

In the Navajo Nation, electricity may be a fragile commodity as climate change intensifies. Other tribes in the United States face similar energy quandaries. The United States Department of Energy (DOE) announced Sept. 2 that it is requesting applications to co-fund renewable energy, energy efficiency and combined heat and power to help increase the climate resilience of indigenous communities. The available funding is estimated to total around $4 million to $6 million. Applications are due by Dec. 10.

Las Vegas Sun
October 6, 2015

In America, it’s fairly common for lovers to steal a kiss in public. But try that in another country and you might be met with weird looks.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 2, 2015

Patty Kreckman was in a domestic violence situation when her husband gave her an ultimatum — him or the cat. She chose the cat and moved out.

KNPR News
September 3, 2015

Maybe it's financially-motivated, or maybe it's just a personal decision. Whatever it is, more people are making the decision to not have children than ever before.

KNPR News
August 25, 2015

Think you know a potential mate by the way they kiss?

Beyond the movie screen, here in Las Vegas you’ll find newly-mets – those who meet by chance on a weekend sojourn – kissing on club floors, in bars, casino pools. Everywhere.

NPR
August 12, 2015

The music swells. On screen, the two main characters' eyes meet. They lean in, and — slowly! — their lips gently press in a romantic kiss. All the teenage girls in the audience exhale audibly.