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More bad news for Obamacare and its proponents. A new study from Oregon shows that better access to health care increasedrather than decreasedboth the number of folks crowding emergency rooms and the subset of those who sought care for conditions that clearly were not emergencies...
What does a narcissistic flying reptile that loves the taste of crispy dwarves have in common with a beetle that shoots hot, caustic liquid from its butt?
Note: In the spirit of creativity, I’ve written this blog post in the style of an academic article. It is clearly not a true academic article.
Writing in The New York Times in 1964, Isaac Asimov wondered what the world would look like 50 years in the future. Asimov had attended the Worlds Fair of 1964 and took a rather optimistic view of humanity in spite of looming thermonuclear war...
Not every gay man has a female best friend, nor does every straight woman have a gay man as her most trusted confidant. But according to a recent article in Evolutionary Psychology, every one should...
Along with us humans, a range of hungry hunters prey on the scrumptious octopus. The boneless octopus must avoid becoming lunch for sharks, eels, fish and even killer whales.
Youll already know what voles are. Theyre blunt-nosed, comparatively short-tailed rodents with chunky bodies and rounded ears that are mostly concealed by fur.
The full set- plus a few photos I released last year- are in my public domain gallery. They have also been uploaded to Wikimedia Commons under a CC0 public domain license.
Last year, my New Year’s Resolution was to try for a child with my husband. As I’m currently typing while trying to entertain a three month old baby I think I can safely claim that as one of the most successful New Year’s Resolutions I’ve ever made...
Wow. Ive just spent the last couple days going through the paleoanthropology news that broke in 2013 and I must say it was a banner year. There were so many exciting new findings that bear on scientists understanding of just about every chapter of humanitys seven-million-year sagafrom our ancestors first upright steps to the peopling [...]..
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