Daily Archives: August 5, 2012

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
If you’re a teacher, an autodidact, or simply someone who wants to learn about evolution, I highly recommend this “Evolution Documentary” site , which has collected well over a hundred evolution-related videos from…

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Cappucin Monkeys – Wild Caribbean – BBC

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Piglet Squid, Other Bizarre Species Found

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Physics of Sailing ft. Olympian Hunter Lowden – Creators Invade London

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Cat vs. Parrot

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Charlie Seibel, “Dont be a Schmuck, Go to Florida”

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What Do You Want? « Happiness in this World

What Do You Want? « Happiness in this World.

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AlterNet-Psychic Scam

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Romney: You know things aren’t going well when… | Informed Comment

Romney: You know things aren’t going well when… | Informed Comment.

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Rolling Stone Mobile – News – Culture: The Long, Lawless Ride of Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Rolling Stone Mobile – News – Culture: The Long, Lawless Ride of Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

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Snake River Wolf Pack Howling 7-25-12

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The Politics of Climate Change » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

The Politics of Climate Change » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names.

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Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Darwin said a lot of good stuff in The Origin. One of his less-recognized achievements was to explain not just the presence of rudimentary (“vestigial”) features as evidence for evolution, but also to…

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Species Profile: Andean Condor | Conservacion Patagonica

Species Profile: Andean Condor | Conservacion Patagonica.

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Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Francophile Matthew Cobb tells me that French filmmaker Chris Marker (real name: Christian Francois Bouche-Velleneuve) died in Paris on July 29 at age 91.  Even if you’ve never heard of him, you’ve seen his influence,…

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NYTimes: Chris Marker, Pioneer of the Essay Film, Dies at 91

Mr. Marker, who pioneered the flexible hybrid form known as the essay film, resisted categorization throughout his career. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/31/movies/chris-marker-enigmatic-multimedia-artist-dies-at-91.html

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NYTimes: Karl Benjamin, Rebel of Midcentury Art Scene, Dies at 86

Mr. Benjamin was a painter who came to art almost by accident and then rose to prominence in the 1950s as part of a West Coast artists’ rebellion against the reign of Abstract Expressionism. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/04/arts/design/karl-benjamin-rebel-of-midcentury-art-scene-dies-at-86.html

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NYTimes: Florence Waren, Jewish Dancer Who Resisted Nazis, Dies at 95

In occupied France, Ms. Waren, who danced as Nazis sat in her audience, hid her identity and helped to hide other Jews and to smuggle weapons to the resistance. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/05/world/europe/florence-waren-dancer-who-resisted-nazis-dies-at-95.html

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Cat listening to music – Chris Marker

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New York’s forgotten tunnels – Salon.com

New York’s forgotten tunnels – Salon.com.

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Urban Exploration – Undercity.org

Urban Exploration – Undercity.org.

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