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Just for Laughs
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Posted by RichieO
A biology teacher wished to demonstrate to his students the harmful effects of alcohol on living organisms. For his experiment, he showed them a beaker with pond water in which there was a thriving civilization of worms. When he added some alcohol ...
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Posts
1 month ago1m

Posted by jeshuey
Almost got lost!
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FEATHERED FRIENDS
1 month ago1m

Posted by Behind-the-dog
Darwin devoted a good chunk of The Origin of Species to a discussion of variation in breeds of domestic pigeons. As a photo researcher for a biology textbook publisher, I occasionally had to find photos to illustrate Darwin's work in this area. ...
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Legalize Cannabis Nationwide/Worldwide
1 month ago1m

Posted by OldGoat43
She's very young, only four months old now, but she's four feet tall. I've kept her in my basement all safe and warm. Soon she will start budding out, then I'll have to... She's so pretty, I don't want to kill her.
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General & Hellos
Dec 31, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by t1nick
The problem with Libertarianism is a question of motivation and intent. The question arises,"Why would anyone want to be selfish?", the primary tenet of Libertarianism. The "selfishness" as espoused by Objectivists is unfortunately based on ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Dec 26, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Matias
Biologists taught us that there are no human races, an information that is not really interesting given the fact that "race" is not a biological category. The smallest taxonomic unit in biology is the subspecies. For example, all dogs, be it a ...
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Posts
Dec 2, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Freespirit64
Hypocrisy at it's finest....
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Trump Pinata
Nov 29, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by glennlab
The harlot choir sings
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Nov 27, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Fred_Snerd
Robert Sapolsky - The Biology of Our Best and Worst Selves
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CLASSIC ROCK RULES
Nov 21, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by DaisyMaeNot
I've always though CCR was one of the best groups ever. Bad Moon Rising.
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Music Fans
Nov 7, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Garf
Seether - broken
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Science & Technology
Oct 31, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by EdEarl
LINKWhat Is The Metabolism-First Hypothesis For The Origin Of life? - YouTube
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Trump Pinata
Oct 29, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Philip21
Harry Shearer: 'To say Trump is "beyond satire" is an admission of defeat'
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Politics
Oct 27, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by redbai
Trumpian Logic If a person who has lived with with a pre-existing condition gets COVID and dies they died from the pre-existing condition. The COVID is irrelevant. So, if a person who has lived with a pre-existing condition is crushed in a car ...
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Politics
Oct 23, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by IAJO163
LINKTrump accused Biden of 'socialism.' Conservatives used the same tactic to oppose the Civil Rights Act.
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Health & Happiness
Oct 16, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by DonSchneider
I'm so frustrated with my life now. My wife is not doing well. I want to do everything I can but the luck of the genetic draw delt her a bad hand in 1962. I'm trying to be supportive, but biology is not helpful. We met in '72 when my parents moved ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Sep 27, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by Marionville
ECDEMIC. - Adjective...not indigenous or endemic; foreign. In biology: of or relating to a disease that originates outside of the locality in which it occurs. Origin Greek.
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Sexual Deviants
Sep 24, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by Jangurd78
A little biology.😊
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Sep 21, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by Cutiebeauty
Hi all. Guess what? Woohoo!
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Posts
Sep 14, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by glennlab
Just in case you are wondering/
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Sep 6, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by JoeB
Online courses in Palaeontology. Over the past decade online learning has become a significant part of the education sector, enabling many people to study at home subjects that would only have been available in a ...
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Posts
Aug 25, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by Captain_Feelgood
You've probably seen it shown in Asian-American supermarket chains or on YouTube. It's a trend from Korea called mukbang, and it consists of well-lighted, makeup-clad influencers noming sumptuous food on camera… to entertain viewers. Don't ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Aug 14, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by t1nick
Ancient Genomes Suggest the Real Reason Woolly Rhinos Went Extinct By Cell Press on Aug 13, 2020 The extinction of prehistoric megafauna like the woolly mammoth, cave lion, and woolly rhinoceros at the end of the last ice age has often been ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Aug 13, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by Green_Soldier71
Who feels like a refresher course in Biology? As an atheist, we are quick to counter Creationism with Evolution. But how many of us actually remember how this process works? Here is a quick, "In a nutshell" class on the mechanics of evolution. Enjoy!...
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Health & Happiness
Aug 11, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by LiterateHiker
Your vaccine history and mask-wearing can reduce COVID-19 symptoms.
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Quotes
Aug 9, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by Marionville
“Violent, irrational, intolerant, allied to racism and tribalism and bigotry, invested in ignorance and hostile to free enquiry, contemptuous of woman and coercive toward children: organised religion should have a great deal on it’s ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Aug 4, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by Marionville
CHIMERIC. - Adjective...1) (of a mythical animal) formed from parts of various animals “the design is based on a chimeric creature with the body of a turtle and the head of a dragon”. 2) hoped for but illusory or impossible to achieve ...
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Music Fans
Jul 23, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
David Gilmour - Red Sky At Night
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All Things Legal/Crime and Punishment
Jul 10, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by SeaGreenEyez
LINKPolice Sergeant Allegedly Kidnapped Patio Contractor in Order to Extort a Refund
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News & Links
Jul 5, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by barjoe
LINKBriefed But Did Nothing
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Dog Lovers
Jul 4, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by LuvLayne
Disgusting woman flips the bird at shelter while dumping her dog there. :(
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News & Links
Jul 2, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by SeaGreenEyez
LINKGhislaine Maxwell, Associate of Jeffrey Epstein, Is Arrested
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Music, Movies & Books
Jul 2, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by MissKathleen
Really? Paris Jackson's 'lesbian Jesus' film draws outrage with petition: 'Christianophobic garbage'. lol, Xian’s seek to prevent release of “blasphemous” film.
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Just for Laughs
Jul 2, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by St-Sinner
Sweet Potato. God is Great.
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CLASSIC ROCK RULES
Jun 30, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Dhiltong
Crosby, Stills & Nash - Southern Cross
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CLASSIC ROCK RULES
Jun 20, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
The Who - I Can't Explain
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News & Links
Jun 9, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by TheMiddleWay
LINKUS: Transgender sports inclusion violates others’ rights
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Music Fans
Jun 5, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
Little Milton & Bonnie Raitt If I Don't Love You Grits Ain't Groceries
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
May 26, 2020May 2020

Posted by johnnyrobish
Trump Accuses Twitter of Interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election President Donald Trump accused Twitter of interfering in the 2020 presidential election after the company attached a fact check to two of his tweets that ...
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CLASSIC ROCK RULES
May 26, 2020May 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
Little T & A · The Rolling Stones
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Out Of The Illusion
May 25, 2020May 2020

Posted by Slava3
We are all at a point of no return
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Science, Health & History Tidbits
May 20, 2020May 2020

Posted by Larimar
goats hardiness a result of genetic selection
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News & Links
May 20, 2020May 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKNew Jersey just raised its threat level for white supremacists to 'high,' well above ISIS and al Qaeda - CNN
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Trump Pinata
May 20, 2020May 2020

Posted by HumanistJohn
This was posted in the Just for Laughs group"
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Quotes
May 19, 2020May 2020

Posted by wonderandlisten
“The person who is normal in terms of being well adapted is often less healthy than the neurotic person in terms of human values. Often he is well adapted only at the expense of having given up his self in order to become more or less the person he...
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Quotes
May 16, 2020May 2020

Posted by JGal
Best trust the happy moments. What they gave Makes man less fearful of a certain grave, And gives his work compassion and new eyes. The days that make us happy make us wise. The closing lines to the poem "Biology" by English poet John Mansfield.
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Health & Happiness
May 13, 2020May 2020

Posted by LiterateHiker
Biologist: Avoid these places to protect against Covid-19.
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Leftists
May 10, 2020May 2020

Posted by sassygirl3869
Let's thank undocumented workers by putting them on a path to citizenship. Agree/Disagree?
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LGBT+
May 6, 2020May 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKDr. Richard Friedman, Who Debunked Homosexuality Myth, Dies at 79
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News & Links
May 4, 2020May 2020

Posted by BBJong
LINKImplicit Association Test (Havard.edu)
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Academic (e.g., Science)
May 2, 2020May 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
Robert May, former UK chief scientist and chaos theory pioneer, dies aged 84 Friends and colleagues pay tribute to gifted polymath whose achievements spanned biology, physics and public policy
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Scientists
Apr 30, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by SergeTafCam
Solitons have applications in optics, biology, magnetism, and nuclear physics, among other areas. I mean, the Klein-Gordon equation was one of the first models for exotic matter! "Although it turned out that modeling the electron's spin required the ...
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Posts
Apr 23, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by chiara23k
Why you should NOT even do take out food even at a high end restaurant. Stay home, and cook your own meals. Another restaurant in Hawaii closes 3 confirmed covid 19 cases and 65 potentially exposed related to this restaurant. Probably why New York ...
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"Positive Vibes"
Apr 23, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by raindropmelody
I believe there is some truth to the saying," Fake it 'till you make it". In other words, if you act happy long enough, you know smiling and upbeat, that your body, your biology will quite often follow suit. What do you think of this theory ? Have ...
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Hi IQ
Apr 21, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by Philip21
What happened before the Big Bang? America, at least this one, wants to know ...
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Memes R Us
Apr 18, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by scurry
It's sad just how true this is.
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Geek's Corner
Apr 16, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by AJimboShep82
Willie Mosconi
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COVID-19
Apr 14, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by ToolGuy
An excellent biological perspective and near the end a great answer about the COVID-19 being man-made vs god sent vs evolution. The economic system is also criticized. Could this pandemic have been prevented if economists knew something about biology...
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Out Of The Illusion
Apr 11, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by Sulla
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Apr 5, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by yass
Most interesting scientific works
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General & Hellos
Apr 2, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by Fred_Snerd
The Deep Dream Generator is free and easy to use. Just upload a picture and chose a style. You can also upload your own style and tweak the settings. I used a couple of pictures from Pinterest.
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Political debate
Mar 31, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by Shaggy2018
I'm curious what you all think about this position. A transgender athlete wants to compete as their new gender. Born a male and changes to female, and then wants to compete in sports against females (who were born females. And of course the ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Mar 30, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by Marionville
VESTIGIAL. - Adjective... 1) forming a very small remnant of something that was once greater or more noticeable “ he felt a vestigial flicker of anger when he thought of how he’d been treated”. Synonyms; remaining, surviving, residual, ...
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Legalize Cannabis Nationwide/Worldwide
Mar 26, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by OldGoat43
POLITICO TALK Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) took to the Senate floor to talk about how Colorado marijuana and hemp companies are stepping up to help with the coronavirus response. LINK TO ARTICLE & VIDEO:
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Memes R Us
Mar 25, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by Lizard_of_Ahaz
When the hoarders strike....
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General & Hellos
Mar 19, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by Triphid
Morning Everyone, a nice sunny day, as usual, out here the Outback, birds singing, clear blue skies, etc, etc. I hope everyone is well and enjoying life thus far.
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This Day In History
Mar 9, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by Marionville
9th March 1935...Adolph Hitler publicly announces the creation of a new Air Force, “The Luftwaffe”.
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Mar 9, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by Marionville
ATAVISM. - Noun...a tendency to revert to something ancient or ancestral “the more civilised a society seems to be, the more susceptible it is to buried atavism”. In biology, a recurrence of traits in a subsequent generation “her blue eyes ...
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Environment, Ecology and Sustainability
Mar 6, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by gsiamne
Spring Has Arrived Early in The US, And That's Not Necessarily a Good Thing:
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Silly, Random & Fun
Mar 6, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by Druvius
Isn't nature beautiful, lol.
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Memes R Us
Mar 5, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by altschmerz
So pagans don’t police women’s bodies, nice to know.
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Newbie Groupies!
Mar 4, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by KateB
Hey everyone, I'm Kate! I'm happy to join this site, curious to explore and get in a contact with like-minded individuals! I'm from Czech Republic, I was raised in non-religious environment which is common here. I'm finishing my master's degree in ...
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Age Related
Mar 3, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by bigpawbullets
This picture of "Stone" families was sent to me by an old friend who works at Sony Pictures in Hollywood. I've a bunch of raw jade beach stones we picked up in NZ on our last visit which look exactly like these. I may try making a version of this:
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General & Hellos
Mar 2, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by FUNandFAITHFUL
MEDICAL STOCK TO WATCH Amid The Coronavirus Outbreak One sector, in particular, will profit from the outbreak. A Medical Stock To Watch Amid The Coronavirus Outbreak Alpha Pro Tech (APT) Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd. (NYSE: APT) manufactures masks and ...
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UK Atheists & Agnostics
Feb 10, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by Marionville
It is very interesting to find out that Anne Secoolas who collided with and killed Harry Dunn was actually a (former?) CIA officer herself, and not just the spouse of a CIA operative. It’s reported that she is/was actually senior to her husband....
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Health & Happiness
Feb 2, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by birdingnut
McDonald’s Debuts Rice Bun Burger in Japan - as the country goes crazy. According to a CNN's report, the new “gohan” burger offers “a new taste by changing the bun into a specially made rice bun while keeping the ingredients and seasoning of...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jan 30, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by Tomfoolery33
LINKHow a Guy From a Montana Trailer Park Overturned 150 Years of Biology
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Science, Health & History Tidbits
Jan 27, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by Dhiltong
Thorium 2020 Update. Is It The Future Of Clean Energy
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Quotes
Jan 24, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by Trance
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a creationist to obtain a PhD in evolutionary biology !!!
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Politics
Jan 23, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by balance_point
Greatest country in the history of the world ? That is becoming more and more laughable as Mitch and his Senate toadies trample the constiution yet one more time...this time as they defy all precedent and common sense in a sham trial, in order to ...
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Religion & Spirituality
Jan 17, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by Moravian
This is appalling. When proselytizing nutters meet illiterate native tribes this can happen.
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Religious Naturalism
Jan 16, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by Leontion
I'm reading a beautiful book, The Biology of Wonder, by Andreas Weber. About the subjectivity of living beings. Today this quote he gave from the poet Paul Valery really struck me: "You take my image, my appearance, I take yours. You are not I, ...
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Jan 13, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by azzow2
Good thing they reminded me. This morning one kid kicked the other so the other retaliated by punching the other. I do not tolerate physical violence even a little bit. I told them that they will be doing 8 (8 laps is for their age so 1 lap times ...
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FEATHERED FRIENDS
Jan 12, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by JoeB
Fratercula arctica: Tool use observed in Atlantic Puffins, the first known example of this behaviour in a Seabird. The evolution of tool use is one of the most enduring puzzles in behavioural biology. Investigating the ...
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Religion & Spirituality
Jan 12, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by Grecio
Why do most humans love a religion?
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Science, Health & History Tidbits
Dec 31, 2019Dec 2019

Posted by MojoDave
70 Percent of the World’s Macadamia Nuts Came From One Tree in Australia
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Trump Pinata
Dec 28, 2019Dec 2019

Posted by webspider555
Can’t verify this but nothing would surprise me The subsidies to save the U.S. soy farmers from the effects of Trump's trade war have now cost more than the entire auto industry bail out in 2008-09. (Fun fact picked up from a BBC panel show)
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Psychology
Dec 25, 2019Dec 2019

Posted by Word
Mental illness by parasitic cognition?
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General & Hellos
Dec 19, 2019Dec 2019

Posted by JacarC
Women are under attack everywhere: . . . Posie Parker reviews the some of the current insanity of the TRANS/gender shit in the UK. . . . The judge identifies a WOMAN as, “Assigned female sex at birth.” . . . An example of the how the leftists ...
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Just for Laughs
Dec 11, 2019Dec 2019

Posted by St-Sinner
Here is why.....
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Dec 8, 2019Dec 2019

Posted by girlwithsmiles
I usually just buy the magazine every now and again, so haven’t read the full article, but it sounds very interesting 🙂 How biology, not religion, gave humans morals.
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Dec 8, 2019Dec 2019

Posted by sassygirl3869
What album had the biggest impact on you as a teenager?
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Politics
Nov 29, 2019Nov 2019

Posted by birdingnut
Why arguing with Trumpite relatives could be waste of time..their brains are wired to make them unable to recognize their own errors or see how facts change things. New research published in Current Biology on December 18, 2018, confirms this ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Nov 29, 2019Nov 2019

Posted by ShadowAmicus
The climber, Brad Gobright, tragically feli 300m to his death Using my bit of schoolboy physics from 50 years ago V = U + at 8 Seconds falling under gravity = final speed of 8 x 9.8 = 78.4 m/s Assuming linear acceleration – average speed would be ...
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Science, Health & History Tidbits
Nov 28, 2019Nov 2019

Posted by MojoDave
Hyper-Realistic Replicas 😯 Finally Spare Students—and Declining Frog Populations—From Biology Class Dissections 👍
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Nov 10, 2019Nov 2019

Posted by WonderWartHog99
Arabidopsis: the thale cress, mouse-ear cress or arabidopsis, is a small flowering plant native to Eurasia and Africa. A. thaliana is considered a weed; it is found by roadsides and in disturbed land. A winter annual with a relatively short life ...
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