More Cowbell: From Herdsman’s Tool to Cultural Icon – Modern Farmer

See on – Cultural evolution How did the cowbell become, you know, “more cowbell”? (Had to pass it on PRT @ModFarm More Cowbell: The evolution of the cowbell from agricultural implement to cultural… Tom Uytterhoeven‘s insight: This is obviously just a fun little piece to read. But it also shows how one cultural item […]

Why Men Don’t Read Maps Better Than Women

A recent study showed that there is no adaptive reason why males are (slightly) better at spatial orientation than females. The cause for this feature could be the amount of testosterone in one’s body. I like this report for two reasons: (a) It brings back memories of vivid discussions with my wife while driving through […]