In The News: Department of Anthropology
If you want a date, maybe you should get a dog, first.
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.
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.
Many men and and women will attest to the fact there is something alluringly sexy about a handsome man caring for a dog.
For single men a dog can provide companionship and affection and, it would appear, a steady stream of potential dates.
Can your dog or cat boost your sex appeal?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.