Anthropology roundup: “Sidney Mintz, Founding Father of Food Anthropology, Has Died…

Sidney Mintz, Founding Father of Food Anthropology, Has Died The Daily Meal Sidney Mintz, the cultural anthropologist credited with founding the field of food anthropology, has died at the age of 93, Mintz’s wife has confirmed. Though he taught a number of subjects over the course of his career and is also credited with . … Read more

Probably jealous of Iran’s success, sum of Turkey’s foreign policy: Once Erdoğan’s beloved Hekmatyar declares support for ISIL

Afghanistan’s Hekmatyar supports ISIL Hezb-e-Islami, the Afghan Islamist organization headed by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, announced its support for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), International Business Times has reported. Turkish FM welcomes nuke deal but calls on Iran to revise regional policies Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Cavuşoğlu has welcomed the lifting of sanctions on neighboring … Read more

Taliban kills more than 100 children in Pakistan… Islamists will only talk about Islamophobia…#PeshawerAttack

Death toll in Pakistan school attack passes 100: officials A Taliban attack on an army-run school in Pakistan on Dec. 16 has left more than 100 people dead, most of them students, officials said. Taliban gunmen storm school in Pakistan, killing dozens Mashable! by Tim Chester Taliban gunmen stormed a military school in the northwestern Pakistani city … Read more

Digital Taleban scares, too

Are You Afraid of the Digital Taleban? from OPEN ANTHROPOLOGY by Maximilian Forte A Medal of Honor for Imperialism: But don’t look at this image! A digital transfer of Taleban contagion will begin downloading if you do. In the latest in militainment news, Electronic Arts has bowed to pressure from military officials in the U.S. … Read more