Thursday, July 22, 2010

The Role of Chin

Image caption: Homo Erectus, Homo Floresiensis and Homo Sapiens skulls on display. Note the chin structures of the two most visible and complete skulls of the three.

The well-known ideas circling out there about the human chin are pretty much in general agreement about its potential adaptive nature, they are just not in unison about what that adaptive nature is. To get a glimpse of what these ideas entail, we'll take a preliminary look at a recently published journal by Zaneta M. Thayer and Seth D. Dobson, titled Sexual dimorphism in chin shape: Implications for adaptive hypotheses.

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Knowledge-base Tool Kit: More on Social Positioning

Just another motoring report of an exclusive car, or is there more to it than meets the eye? As an illustrative example of how the aforementioned manipulation of the wage workforce by corporations and the plutocrats is at work, i.e. mass lay-offs so as to bring down wages and raise productivity with slimmer workforces [see the topic: Knowledge-base Tool Kit: Social Bargaining positions], the following came to attention...

High (volume) Roller Rolls-Royce is on something of a...roll, with remarkable growth in many markets and all its designated models sold out until September.