Posted on August 8, 2009 at 6:31am
The August 5, 2009 NewScientist features 10 things about humans that science can’t yet explain. “We belong to a remarkably quirky species,” the article says, and “despite our best efforts, some of our strangest foibles still defy explanation.”
Among these supposed flaws are: blushing, laughter, teenagers, dreams, altruism, art, superstition—flippantly, even kissing and nose-picking are on the list.
At one point the writer demands: “what are they for?” Altruism:… Continue