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Can an anthropologist solve a murder? Take the forensic anthropology quiz.

Sep. 7, 2012

"CSI. Forensic Files. Extreme Forensics. NCIS." Televisions shows that explore the science of crime scene investigation are wildly popular. They depict how science assists law enforcement. One of the scientific fields is forensic anthropology.

What's the relationship between anthropology, ecology, economics and politics? Take the political ecology quiz!

Sep. 7, 2012

Political ecology examines the relationship between humans and their environment: how political, economic and social factors impact and are impacted by where people live. To some, it's also known as ecological anthropology.

Who built Stonehenge? Take the megalithic masterpieces quiz!

Aug. 30, 2012

Megaliths, large stones our prehistoric ancestors arranged, are primarily found in western Europe. However, there are other fine examples of stone circles, tables and towers in other parts of the world. Who built them, and what was their purpose?

Do you know where our ancestors went looking for greener pastures? Take the human migration quiz!

Aug. 29, 2012

Modern DNA testing provides strong evidence that humankind evolved from a single common ancestor in Africa. So while we know where we came from, we know less about why we ventured out of our homeland. Find out more about early human migration.

Do you know which settlements have stood the test of time? Take the super settlers quiz!

Aug. 29, 2012

The oldest continuously inhabited American cities have only been around for a few hundred years. It can be difficult for Americans to imagine that many of the world's oldest cities have been around for thousands of years, even 10,000 years or more.

How has slang changed over time? Take the quiz!

Jan. 30, 2012

Slang has been around for centuries and regularly changes. What words were considered slang in previous eras? Do countries have their own distinct forms of slang? What is the etymology of some slang words? Find out by taking the quiz!

10 Languages on the Verge of Extinction

Sep. 19, 2011

Of the more than 6,700 languages spoken in the world today, half are at risk of disappearing by the end of this century. What are some languages that are on the verge of extinction?

Do you know which languages are on the brink of extinction? Take the quiz!

Aug. 23, 2011

Globalization has its benefits, but the loss of many languages due the blending of cultures may be one of its primary drawbacks. Try this quiz to learn more about languages that are in danger of extinction.

Boas or Benedict? Morgan or Mead? Take the cultural anthropologist quiz!

Sep. 10, 2010

Anthropologists become famous for discovering new things about what defines us and makes us unique as a species. Anthropologists study behavior and physical traits. Do you know who the most famous anthropologists are?


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