Daily Archives: January 6, 2013

Krugman

http://nyti.ms/UngGfY NYTimes: Battles of the Budget Let’s put the cliff deal, which was part of a larger class war, in perspective.

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New ‘Pancake’ Stingrays Discovered in the Amazon | OurAmazingPlanet.com

New ‘Pancake’ Stingrays Discovered in the Amazon | OurAmazingPlanet.com.

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Close encounter with a polar bear – The Polar Bear Family & Me – Episode 1 – BBC Two

Check out this video on YouTube: http://youtu.be/jH4KrdBp5OQ

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The Believer – Interview with Diana Nyad

The Believer – Interview with Diana Nyad.

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Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
This is the next-to-last of the five quotes I’ve gotten from philosopher Walter Kaufmann’s great book, The Faith of a Heretic (Doubleday, 1961). This is from page 147. “If a philosopher takes the…

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Article: Why I Haven’t Had Sex in 2 and a 1/2 Years

Why I Haven’t Had Sex in 2 and a 1/2 Years http://www.alternet.org/why-i-havent-had-sex-2-and-12-years (via AlterNet)

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Exercise and the Ever-Smarter Human Brain

Exercise and the Ever-Smarter Human Brain.

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Goodbye, iPhone. Farewell, Brooklyn. Let’s move to Honduras and camp with jaguars – Salon.com

Goodbye, iPhone. Farewell, Brooklyn. Let’s move to Honduras and camp with jaguars – Salon.com.

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Ex-Officer Is First From C.I.A. to Face Prison for a Leak – NYTimes.com

Ex-Officer Is First From C.I.A. to Face Prison for a Leak – NYTimes.com.

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Citing ‘naked racism,’ N.C. Governor pardons Wilmington Ten

Citing ‘naked racism,’ N.C. Governor pardons Wilmington Ten.

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Mapping Income Inequality Using Census Data: LAist

Mapping Income Inequality Using Census Data: LAist.

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The Unequal State of America: A Reuters series

The Unequal State of America: A Reuters series.

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Jared Diamond: what the tribes of New Guinea have to teach us

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2013/jan/06/jared-diamond-tribal-life-anthropology

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The Daily Quote

“The Human Genome project exploded the myth that man was a unique creation, proving we share DNA with rats, even the humble fruit-fly. We are less than 2% genetically different to chimpanzees. Far from being created by a god, we, … Continue reading

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