Be fruitful and multiply. →
“According to the 2004 General Social Survey, if you picked 100 unrelated politically liberal adults at random, you would find that they had, between them, 147 children. If you picked 100 conservatives, you would find 208 kids. That’s a “fertility gap” of 41%. Given that about 80% of people with an identifiable party preference grow up to vote the same way as their...
…Aboriginals believe that when wood is on fire it gives away sun light...
Now I am quietly waiting for the catastrophe of my personality to seem...– Frank O’Hara
Budd Dwyer commits suicide during a live press conference, 1987. Can you believe we’re just walking around, puppets held up by the brain? The last twenty seconds are graphic.
Robot with biological brain. →
“The brain consists of a collection of neurons cultured on a Multi Electrode Array (MEA). It communicates and controls the robot via a Bluetooth connection.”
Days With My Father. →
A great project that’s been well-executed. New to its creator, and new to me.
People are wild and always have been. Mother... →
James Barry (b. 1792-1795 – d. 25 July 1865), was a military surgeon in the British Army. After graduation from the University of Edinburgh, Barry served in India and Cape Town, South Africa. By the end of his career, he had risen to the rank of Inspector General in charge of military hospitals Although Barry lived his adult life as a man, his biological sex is disputed. It is widely believed...
“I had about 5-7 minutes to take photographs.”
Enough energy pours down from the sun in one hour... →
While the sun is mostly hydrogen, it also contains oxygen and carbon. The early...– Lars Hernquist
Larry King is Drunk and Brilliant →
Caller: Okay… LK: Applied himself well. These are the things that I’d have confidence in a young M.D. Caller: Okay…I’m talking about the journalism field. LK: I’m lost, what do you mean? Caller: Journalism…I’m a student of journalism at a college and I was just wondering the most important aspect of getting into journalism. Not the medical field. I think you’re exhausted from 30 nights. LK: I...
That Took Long Enough →
Dr. Paul and Dr. Miguel Escobar aren’t talking about just suppressing HIV – they’re talking about destroying it permanently by arming the immune system with a new weapon lab tests have shown to be effective.