Monthly Archives: January 2014

Mozambique Diary: Devonian sashimi | The Smaller Majority by Piotr Naskrecki

http://thesmallermajority.com/2014/01/30/mozambique-diary-devonian-sashimi/ Advertisements

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The bad news about evolution: every Republican candidate for lieutenant governor of Texas supports teaching creationism in public schools. Of course.

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Professing belief in creationism (or rejection of evolution) is becoming a litmus test for Republican candidates for office. Do you remember the 2007 Republican presidential debates, when the candidates were asked to raise…

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Mozambique Diary: Devonian sashimi

Originally posted on The Smaller Majority:
A fishermen from Dingue Dingue and his catch. The first animal is the African lungfish (Protopterus annectens). A few years ago I wrote a book titled “Relics”, which was a way of expressing my…

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Two spectacular murmurations

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
UPDATE: It’s been pointed out by a couple of readers, and gleefully by the Discovery Institute, that the first video below comes from a documentary on Intelligent Design called “Flight: The genius of…

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The Epic Battle To Save The Most Offensive Team Name In Professional Sports | ThinkProgress

http://thinkprogress.org/sports/2014/01/30/3205071/redskins/ Sent from my iPad

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JEWDAYO Phillip Glass

http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?ca=199aa344-cc50-441e-a1f1-4fd32ee0a7c7&c=e5415430-86c5-11e3-b7e6-d4ae52754b78&ch=e546ab60-86c5-11e3-b7e6-d4ae52754b78 Sent from my iPad

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Recession or no recession, many NFL, NBA and Major League – 03.23.09 – SI Vault

http://cnnsi.printthis.clickability.com/pt/cpt?expire=&title=Recession+or+no+recession%2C+many+NFL%2C+NBA+and+Major+League+-+03.23.09+-+SI+Vault&urlID=34813453&action=cpt&partnerID=289881&fb=Y&url=http%3A%2F%2Fsportsillustrated.cnn.com%2Fvault%2Farticle%252

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The Secret Life of Johnny Lewis

http://www.lamag.com/features/2014/1/30/the-secret-life-of-johnny-lewis/print?src=longreads

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Another Marlise Munoz? Why one family’s tragedy could be only the beginning – Salon.com

http://www.salon.com/2014/01/30/another_marlise_munoz_why_one_familys_tragedy_could_be_only_the_beginning/?source=newsletter&utm_source=contactology&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Salon_Daily%20Newsletter%20%28Premium%29_7_30_110

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NYTimes: Secrecy Behind Executions

http://nyti.ms/1b6EqAq A terrible ruling involving a case in Missouri allows states to hide the untested drugs they use to put inmates to death.

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NYTimes: Capitalism vs. Democracy

http://nyti.ms/1i9dP7P Is deepening inequality inevitable? The case for a global wealth tax.

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Teaching creationism is widespread in U.S. public schools

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Twelve days ago anti-creationism activist Zack Kopplin wrote a long piece for Slate about how Texas’s “charter schools” (special schools that are supported by state money), particularly those using the Responsive Education Solutions…

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A sugar glider

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
    We’ve recently seen videos and photos of flying squirrels from the New World, but here’s a very distant relative, the sugar glider from Australia (Petaurus breviceps). Flying squirrels are placental mammals, while…

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Jewdayo Michael Mizrach

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Obama’s Call to End Tragedies Angers Pro-tragedy Wing in Congress : The New Yorker

http://m.newyorker.com/online/blogs/borowitzreport/2014/01/obamas-call-to-end-tragedies-angers-pro-tragedy-wing-in-congress.html?utm_source=tny&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=borowitz&mbid=nl_Borowitz%20(25)

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Jean Trounstine : ‘Kids for Cash’: Taking abuse of power to a new level | The Rag Blog

http://www.theragblog.com/jean-trounstine-kids-for-cash-taking-abuse-of-power-to-a-new-level/

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Daily Kos :: Testimony of Pete Seeger before the House Un-American Activities Committee, August 18, 1955

http://m.dailykos.com/story/2014/01/28/1273074/-Testimony-of-Pete-Seeger-before-the-House-Un-American-Activities-Committee-August-18-1955?detail=email

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Daily Kos :: Testimony of Pete Seeger before the House Un-American Activities Committee, August 18, 1955

http://m.dailykos.com/story/2014/01/28/1273074/-Testimony-of-Pete-Seeger-before-the-House-Un-American-Activities-Committee-August-18-1955?detail=email

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Daily Kos :: Hey Koch Brothers: Your Ton of Lawyer Papers Didn’t Make Rachel Maddow Back Down!

http://m.dailykos.com/story/2014/01/28/1273024/-Hey-Koch-Brothers-Your-Ton-of-Lawyer-Papers-Didn-t-Make-Rachel-Maddow-Back-Down?detail=email

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Reddit loves Cats so here is one battling the USPS

Check out this video on YouTube: http://youtu.be/wKHrBW3keNE

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Lessons From Bar Fight Litigation | Ordinary Times

http://ordinary-gentlemen.com/blog/2014/01/21/lessons-from-bar-fight-litigation

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Lessons from the World’s Most Tech-Savvy Government – Atlantic Mobile

http://m.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2014/01/lessons-from-the-worlds-most-tech-savvy-government/283341/

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Our quantum reality problem – Adrian Kent – Aeon

http://aeon.co/magazine/nature-and-cosmos/our-quantum-reality-problem/

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Bartok Reviewed: Should Folk Music Be Kept Out of Classical Music Hall | New Republic

http://www.newrepublic.com/article/116358/bartok-reviewed-should-folk-music-be-kept-out-classical-music-hall

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German barn explosion caused by 90 farting cows – Salon.com

http://www.salon.com/2014/01/28/german_barn_explosion_caused_by_90_farting_cows/?source=newsletter&utm_source=contactology&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Salon_Daily%20Newsletter%20%28Premium%29_7_30_110

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