Supertramp was a popular rock band in the 1970s. Thanks to superfan scientist Jared Diamond, their name also became an official biological term. Supertramp species get around, but you don't want them moving into your area.
Today, we checked out the 15 (and counting!) superheroes and villains who have dispatched Batman with ease, collectively hushed the people chatting over the sound of our movie, and entered into a debate about a book.
Even Jared Diamond's most avid supporters have been raising eyebrows at his new book, The World Until Yesterday. But University of New Mexico American Studies professor David Correia thinks this book is the most convincing evidence yet that Diamond isn't just played out — he's racist.
Things are getting tense between sociobiologist Jared Diamond and the campaign group Survival International over recent claims made in Diamond's new book, The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? The Pulitzer prize-winning author is putting forth the idea that tribal peoples across the…
Television is trying harder this week — including the return of Genndy Tartakovsky with Sym-Bionic Titan and more Star Wars: Clone Wars. Plus an extra-awesome Warehouse 13, Tourettes Syndrome, original V, fire-dragons, Venture Bros., Nazi Super-Bombs, Jared Diamond... and Wall-E!
Scientists like Jared Diamond argue that human history is essentially the story of technology. Our technological advancements are what propelled us from caves to cities, from gaslight to nuclear reactors, and from horseback to orbit. But with each advance comes a potential dark side: deadlier warfare, toxic pollution,…