The Super Bowl’s evolution from football game to entertainment extravaganza

In 1967, advertising rates for a 30-second commercial spot cost a modest $42,500. Super Bowl XLIII Thunderbirds flyover, Feb 1, 2009 | source: Wikipedia Peter M. Hopsicker, Pennsylvania State University and Mark Dyreson, Pennsylvania State University In just 50 years, [...]

By |2019-10-03T03:46:15-04:00February 3|Categories: SOCIETIES|Tags: , , , , , |

Why there’s so much backlash to the theory that Greek art inspired China’s Terracotta Army

The alleged “Greekness” of the Terracotta Army went viral, but archaeologists in China (and around the world) were skeptical and dismissive. Terracotta warriors date from over 2,000 years ago and are considered to be one of the most important recent archaeological finds | source: [...]

By |2016-11-19T14:03:46-05:00November 19|Categories: ARCHITECTURE, SOCIETIES|Tags: , , , , , , , |

How does saying you’re multiracial change the way people see you?

Race and perceived beauty are closely intertwined. Robert L. Reece, Duke University Last month, rapper Kanye West posted a controversial casting call for his clothing line, Yeezy, mandating “multiracial women only.” Many objected, arguing that West had insulted darker-skinned black [...]

By |2016-10-14T05:27:39-04:00October 12|Categories: SOCIETIES|Tags: , , , , , , |
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