Archaeology

Tomb raiding in Cambodia

Tomb raiding in Cambodia

What have you seen? And did you actually see it? At Angkor Wat, Cambodia, tourists recreate the imaginary worlds of Tomb Raider and Temple Run. But archaeology reveals that an ancient, intriguing history likes behind these ruinous stones.Read on »

Enthusiasm, identity, dwelling, and things

Enthusiasm, identity, dwelling, and things

Collecting things isn't just about haunting antique stores and garage sales. The built environment provides plenty of fodder for roaming enthusiasts, such as markers made for topographic surveys since the 19th century.Read on »

We are all zombies

We are all zombies

Does your daily life make you feel like a zombie? An analysis of The Walking Dead explains how mixing fantasy and reality can give us that impression.Read on »

The boulevard of death

The boulevard of death

Roadside memorials for traffic accident deaths are more important than graves to the bereaved. How public grieving is taking over NYC.Read on »