communication

From LOLcats to Prehistoric Penises: The History of Memes

It’s typical to think of memes as a modern phenomenon. Indeed internet memes are, but what if “meme-age” refers to something deeper, something more entrenched in the history of culture and societal practices. While the notion of the meme is complex, and critics have difficulty fixing down its meaning even now, delving into the mystery of […]

Are those ‘puppy dog eyes’ all for show?

Charlotte Hartley explores the evidence that dogs have specific facial expressions just for humans.