Sociocultural evolution
Sociocultural evolution, sociocultural evolutionism or cultural evolution are theories of cultural and social evolution that describe how cultures and societies change over time. Whereas sociocultural...
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Human face evolution in the last 6 million years
A depiction that human face has undergone significant evolution within the last 6 million years.
New Human Subspecies Likely To Emerge As Martian Planners Try To Establish Red Planet Colony | Tech Times
Humans who plan on inhabiting Mars are faced with a difficult challenge of conceiving children. Microgravity could result in a variety of defects in an unborn child.
If there had been no asteroid collision 65 million years ago, would the human species even exist?
If there had been no asteroid collision 65 million years ago, would the human species even exist?
Burning The Books - Germany 1933
German voiceover. Title reads: The Burning of the Books 10 May 1933 Berlin, German. (The Square outside Berlin University) A bonfire burns as Hitler Youth members walk past carrying Nazi ...
Humans Inherited The Tendency For Violence, But Civilization Has Tamed It
As a species, humans seem to have inherited murderous traits via evolution and genetics, but civilization has tamed some of it out, a new study suggests. Scientists in Spain calculated the rate at whi...
Ray Kurzweil — Immortality by 2045
Ray Kurzweil — Singularitarian Immortalist, Director of Engineering at Google, famous inventor, author of How to Create a Mind
What Is The Origin Of The Handshake?
The handshake has existed in some form or another for thousands of years, but its origins are somewhat murky. One popular theory is that the...
The Opposite Of Brexit: African Union Launches An All-Africa Passport
On June 13, two weeks before the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, the African Union announced a new “single African passport.” The lead-up discussion was much like the original debate...
The History of Urbanization, 3700 BC - 2000 AD
This map visualizes the history of urban settlements over 6000 years.
Proof of evolution that you can find on your body
If you want evidence of evolution by natural selection, look no further than your own body.
NOVA: Little people of Flores
In 2003 paleoanthropologists made a discovery on the Indonesian island of Flores that shook up the world of early human studies like no other in recent years...
Confused Rush Limbaugh Can't Figure Out Why Gorillas Still Exist
Right-wing radio host claims evolution should have turned all gorillas into people. Rush Limbaugh seems to think that Harambe, the gorilla shot and killed at the Cincinnati Zoo over the weekend after ...
This Nearly Forgotten Nazi Concentration Camp For Women Was Home To Unspeakable Horrors
A look at the women of Ravensbrück Concentration Camp, and the horrors they endured.
May 8,1945 V-E Day Is Celebrated In America And Britain
On this day in 1945, both Great Britain and the United States celebrate Victory in Europe Day. Cities in both nations, as well as formerly occupied cities in Western Europe, put out flags and banners,...
That Deep, Masculine Voice Is Not For You, Ladies
Men's deep, resonant voices did not evolve to thrill the ladies, but to scare off their rivals, researchers say.
Unilineal evolution
Unilineal evolution (also referred to as classical social evolution) is a 19th-century social theory about the evolution of societies and cultures. It was composed of many competing theories by variou...
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Max Weber
Karl Emil Maximilian "Max" Weber ([ˈmaks ˈveːbɐ]; 21 April 1864 – 14 June 1920) was a German sociologist, philosopher, and political economist whose ideas profoundly influenced social theory and socia...
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Critical theory
Critical theory is a school of thought that stresses the reflective assessment and critique of society and culture by applying knowledge from the social sciences and the humanities. As a term, critica...
Multilineal evolution
Multilineal evolution is a 20th-century social theory about the evolution of societies and cultures. It is composed of many competing theories by various sociologists and anthropologists. This theory ...
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Sociobiology is a field of scientific study which is based on the hypothesis that social behavior has resulted from evolution and attempts to explain and examine social behavior within that context. A...
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Modernization theory
Modernization theory is a theory used to explain the process of modernization within societies. Modernization refers to a model of a progressive transition from a 'pre-modern' or 'traditional' to a 'm...
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Theory of postindustrial society
In sociology, the post-industrial society is the stage of society's development when the service sector generates more wealth than the manufacturing sector of the economy.The concept was popularized b...
Theory of postindustrial society - Wikipedia
Consumer behaviour
Consumer Behaviour is the study of individuals, groups, or organizations and the processes they use to select, secure, use, and dispose of products, services, experiences, or ideas to satisfy needs an...
Industrial history
Industry in the sense of professional manufacturing has existed for millennia, since the first cities rose.
A cottage industry (also called the Domestic system) is an industry – primarily manufact...
Historical materialism
Historical materialism is a methodological approach to the study of society, economics, and history first articulated by Karl Marx (1818–1883) as the materialist conception of history. It is a theory ...