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4 days ago4d

Posted by phxbillcee
Evolutionary Dispute: Most Human Origins Stories Are Not Compatible With Known Fossils
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Music Fans
5 days ago5d

Posted by phxbillcee
Happy B-Day Toni Tennille (81) CAPTAIN & TENNILLE ❖ love will keep us together (official video) Captain & Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 week ago1w

Posted by towkneed
All our considerations of extraterrestrial life are rooted in a fundamental limitation: our senses. Our senses, at the most basic level, are delineations of the energy levels through which photons Interface with our organs. These organs are the ...
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Jazz, Blues, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Dance, Punk, Alternative, Rock and Roll.
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by creative51
Duke Ellington - Take the A Train - version from 1964 - with scat singing
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News & Links
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by snytiger6
LINKHere’s How Well-Known Atheists Are Defending Richard Dawkins’ Anti-Trans Tweet | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Posts
1 month ago1m

Posted by bobwjr
Try not to stare too hard ladies
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Mar 26Mar 26

Posted by Spinliesel
Happy birthday, Richard Dawkins. He was born in Nairobi. Kenya. British evolutionary biologist, ethologist, and popular-science writer who emphasized the gene as the driving force of evolution and generated significant controversy with his ...
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Quotes
Mar 24Mar 24

Posted by Buttercup
"It must be stressed that there is nothing insulting about looking at people as animals. We are animals, after all. Homo sapiens is a species of primate, a biological phenomenon dominated by biological rules, like any other species. Human nature is...
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Music, Movies & Books
Mar 24Mar 24

Posted by AmmaRE007
The Last Voyageurs - Genealogy of the 56 Caughnawaga Mohawk Voyageurs on the Egypt Expedition 1884-85 By John Masiewicz On September 14, 1884, fifty-six men from the Mohawk Indian Reserve in Caughnawaga (Kahnawake), set sail from Montreal in ...
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Psychology
Mar 18Mar 18

Posted by Word
The Richard Dawkins meme "mind virus" cognition organism that can grow, mutate and evolve, might could explain things once called demon possession or what now might be causing things like schizophrenia, bipolar, multiple personality and illogical ...
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Atheist Videos & Miscellany
Mar 16Mar 16

Posted by phxbillcee
Genetically Modified Skeptic PragerU Dismantled by an Evolutionary Psychologist
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Oddities and Anomalies
Mar 15Mar 15

Posted by UrsiMajor
Do they deliver?
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Science, Health & History Tidbits
Mar 14Mar 14

Posted by phxbillcee
History of the Earth How Bad Was The Great Oxidation Event?
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Memes R Us
Mar 14Mar 14

Posted by mistymoon77
Put a helmet on that soldier
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Memes R Us
Mar 12Mar 12

Posted by OldMetalHead
Positive Vibes!
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Science, Health & History Tidbits
Mar 3Mar 3

Posted by phxbillcee
The Evolutionary History of Whales - Cetacean Evolution Part 1 Every Living Whale Family - Cetacean Evolution Part 2
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Feb 16Feb 16

Posted by JoeB
Cantabrigiaster fezouataensis: A new Somasteroid Echinoderm from the Early Ordovician Fezouata Lagerstätte in Morocco. Asterozoans, whose most familiar members include Starfish and Brittle Stars, are the dominant group...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Feb 15Feb 15

Posted by racocn8
Assuming life exists throughout the universe, may we reasonably assume that Survival of the Fittest and other evolutionary principles are, in fact, universals? (Saluting Darwin Day)
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COVID-19
Jan 30Jan 30

Posted by linxminx
Evolutionary biologists talk about the origins of Covid-19 with Bill Maher. I remember back in May, 2020, someone I work with who is a Fox News fan talked about the Coronavirus coming from a lab in Wuhan. I didn't comment, but thought it was a ...
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Music Fans
Jan 26Jan 26

Posted by Beowulfsfriend
For @Marionville For the love of Tuesdays. Not quite noon here, and past noon in N. Ireland. Still, here for relaxing on a Tuesday.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jan 24Jan 24

Posted by AnonySchmoose
LINKThe Massive Genome of The Lungfish May Explain How We Made The Leap to Land
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Posts
Jan 23Jan 23

Posted by Fernapple
Interesting stories, about the lonely few. And for the evolutionary theorists among you. Is this the opposite of convergent evolution ? Also posted in Natural History but thought it would go well here too.
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Natural history
Jan 23Jan 23

Posted by Fernapple
Interesting stories, about the lonely few. And for the evolutionary theorists among you. Is this the opposite of convergent evolution ?
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Sunset, Sea, Coffee and Me
Jan 20Jan 20

Posted by Boomtarat03
I dont have much knowledge about the US government and political issues but I can sense that President Joe Biden is a good human being. His face, his eyes, his smile and his teary-eyed shows that he is real with his emotions. How I wish he can be the...
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Non-nude sexy pics
Jan 19Jan 19

Posted by OldMetalHead
Jade Cargill
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Memes R Us
Jan 15Jan 15

Posted by glennlab
Road trip planned! Who's coming
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Silly, Random & Fun
Jan 12Jan 12

Posted by snytiger6
LINKHate-Pastor Falsely Claims Mitch McConnell is Controlled by Illuminati Signals | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Sexual Deviants
Jan 7Jan 7

Posted by Jangurd78
Well there ya go....
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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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General & Hellos
Dec 30, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by bobwjr
After his latest escapade stopping the stimulus checks
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Cooking
Dec 28, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by FreethoughtKaty
Dinner :) Butter Chicken with chickpeas. We ate it with plain basmati rice and yogurt.
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 24, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Looking for the origin of the Eukaryotes. The Eukaryotic cell is strikingly distinct from its much simpler Prokaryote relatives, possessing not only a nucleus, but also a complex cytoskeleton, a sophisticated ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Dec 10, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by floWteiuQ
LINKLiberals and atheists smarter? Intelligent people have values novel in human evolutionary history, study finds -- ScienceDaily
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 9, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Glassmaking in early Umayyad Spain. The processes of innovation and transfer of skills are fundamental concerns in the study of past technologies. The advent of ancient technologies and the adoption of new ones are ...
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Feline Fanatics
Dec 9, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by TheGreatShadow
Cat's defective! lol This video is almost a decade old, but these things are worth a repost. Most of you might have seen it, but you have to keep in mind, some journalist found a homeless guy that never heard of the OJ Simpson trial.
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Posts
Dec 4, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JeffMurray
The only thing more annoying than hearing parents complain about their kids incessantly is when you call them out on it they backpedal and say it's the greatest thing they've ever done. Okay, so shut the up then.
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 1, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Dating the earliest Myriapods. Understanding how organisms colonised the land, is crucial to clarify extant biodiversity and biological adaptation. But, evaluating the rate and pattern of land colonisation requires ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Nov 18, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by TheoryNumber3
I was wondering where this term came from. Did anyone else know this? Meme, unit of cultural information spread by imitation. The term meme (from the Greek mimema, meaning “imitated”) was introduced in 1976 by British evolutionary biologist ...
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36 Questions
Nov 15, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by FlippantLlama
Happy Sunday Everyone. Do you have any questions you would like to ask?
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Posts
Nov 12, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Sierra4
The lyrics of a love song. The melody is a little edgier. One of my favorites.
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This Day In History
Nov 11, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by altschmerz
In today's installment on how to win friends and influence people:
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Quotes
Nov 9, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by yvilletom
You are a result of four billion years of evolutionary success. Dammit, act the part! ..........Unknown
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Politics
Oct 30, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKWhite supremacist group training for violence in case Donald Trump loses election, says report
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Trump Pinata
Oct 27, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by BirdMan1
A zoom link for a talk about the science behind Bullshitting:
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Oct 22, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by JoeB
Looking for the origin of the Rhinocerotoids. Both morphological and molecular studies support the idea that Rhinocerotoidea and Tapiroidea form a monophyletic group Ceratomorpha. The Ceratomorphs have abundant, diverse...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Oct 13, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by JoeB
Evidence for a Reptile-like physiology in Early Jurassic stem-Mammals Recent discoveries and analyses have revolutionised our knowledge of Mesozoic Mammals, revealing novel aspects of their ecology, development, ...
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Posts
Oct 9, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Boomtarat03
In your life my infinite dreams live. _Pablo Neruda_ _❤ this quote_ _so hearty ❤_
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Oct 9, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by JoeB
Sinobaatar pani: A new species of Multituberculate Mammal from the Early Cretaceous Jehol Biota, with insights into the evolutionary development of the Mammalian middle ear. Attachment of the ectotympanic bone to the ...
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Music Fans
Sep 30, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by Sierra4
Mac Davis dead at 78. I liked his music.
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Sep 28, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by JoeB
Brachiopod communities of the Early Cambrian Guanshan Lagerstätte of Yunnan Province, China, and their associated facies. Discoveries of spectacular soft-bodied animal assemblages from Cambrian Konservat-Lagerstätten ...
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Quotes
Sep 20, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by wonderandlisten
“It is only when we think abstractly that we have such a high opinion of man.” - Bertrand Russell
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Sep 18, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by JoeB
Baringochromis senutae, Baringochromis sonyii, and Baringochromis tallamae: Three new species of Cichlid Fish from the upper Miocene of the palaeolake Waril in Central Kenya. The tropical freshwater Fish family ...
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Quotes
Sep 15, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by Marionville
“The sweetest and most inoffensive path of life leads through the avenues of science and learning; and whoever can either remove any obstructions in this way, or open up any new prospect, ought so far to be esteemed a benefactor to ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Sep 12, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by Word
Not an evolutionary specialist, but was wondering about the evolutionary processes that goes from : what I understand was water based life to land based walking animals. I think a Snell might be considered to have 1 foot. But then creatures ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Sep 11, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by skado
“Anthropologist Harvey Whitehouse thinks too much talk about religion is based on loose conjecture and simplistic explanations. Whitehouse directs the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology at Oxford University. For years he’s been ...
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Politics
Sep 3, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by Hages
LINKRemembering V-J Day 75 Years Later | National Review
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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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Philosophy & Meaning
Aug 3, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by Fred_Snerd
Do you react emotionally to objects or places? "It's a behaviour that many adults (and children) with autism report - feeling sorry for things and getting upset if  an object is seen to be left out, uncared for or simply discarded. ...
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General & Hellos
Aug 2, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by PondartIncbendog
When depression hits, why do people go into a reverse sleep mode? ( sleep during the day, wake at night) Evolutionary component? Survival technique?,,,,,,,,,,,Or,,,,,,,?
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Liberal/Progressive Party
Jul 25, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by BudFrank
If you’re wearing a mask in the car...
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Sunset, Sea, Coffee and Me
Jul 24, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Boomtarat03
A cute set of Cactus 🌵 for the balcony ✨
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Jul 23, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by azzow2
Did you know that roosters crow at sun down as well as sun up?
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jul 22, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Dorkyndaft
Good morning everyone! I developed an interest in evolutionary psychology while working through my graduate program. I discovered it quite by accident. I have always been interested in the "why" of human behavior and evolutionary psychology clicked ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Jul 20, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Captain_Feelgood
I'm guessing it's one of the slowest phenomenas on earth. Pretty cool though. It's official: Africa is breaking up with itself. That's what geologist Christopher Moore of the University of Leeds has recently concluded after ...
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Posts
Jul 13, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by glennlab
Heartbreaking, but true.
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Jun 30, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by azzow2
The person that wrote this bio is off their rocker. How many people are self-boasting as her? She sent me a message that she wants to get to know me. How long should I let carry on before I yank the chain?
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Silly, Random & Fun
Jun 29, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Archeus_Lore
Me entering hell . . .
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CLASSIC ROCK RULES
Jun 27, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Marionville
Duran Duran. - Save A Prayer, live
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Silly, Random & Fun
Jun 27, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by l5dlv6
Answer to My friend asked me- “Out of numerous species of the same ancestor throughout evolutionary history, how come only human beings turned out having such complex consciousness as we have today?” She believes our complex mind is a gift f… ...
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AUTHORS, EDITORS, PUBLISHERS, AND READERS
Jun 24, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Gohan
White Hell By J. L. Young Seven o’clock A.M., Monday morning. I think. Pain has found me again. It always does when I’m conscious. Could it be the stress I put on my body the night before playing football? I pushed through the pain and hoped ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jun 24, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by skado
The Evolutionary Mismatch Hypothesis: Implications for Psychological Science . . . "Human psychological mechanisms are adaptations that evolved to process environmental inputs, turning them into behavioral outputs that, on average, increase ...
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General & Hellos
Jun 22, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by 1EarthLovingGal
I never know which group to post things like this in. General it is!
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Politics
Jun 21, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Barnie2years
Trump in the White House is the equivalent of putting The Godfather of a major crime family there. Anyone who tries to investigate his crimes gets sidelined, fired or threatened with legal action by Trump’s enforcer unit, the Justice Department via...
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Photography
Jun 18, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Radu
Lone pigeon on a wire in the rain in Eastern Europe
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Critical thinking
Jun 15, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by RichieO
A few thoughts in relation to the micro world, we cannot eliminate the risk of infection entirely, every single precaution we can incorporate will only reduce risk to some degree but in everyday circumstances, it will almost never be 100% in fact ...
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News & Links
Jun 9, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by OldMetalHead
LINKThis city disbanded its police department 7 years ago. Here's what happened next - CNN
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Memes R Us
Jun 7, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Jetty
OK, Karen, I don't do rants.
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jun 6, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by JoeB
Kingaspidoides spinirecurvatus: A new species of Trilobite from the Cambrian of the Anti‑Atlas, Morocco, with unexpectedly curved spines. The development of spines in Trilobites reflects an evolutionary arms race over...
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Religion & Spirituality
Jun 4, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Slava3
A Utopian Idealism When one's own self evolves, deepens, becomes more whole, then one naturally begins to seek for that same depth and wholeness in one's relationships with others. As we awaken to higher states of consciousness, as we begin to see ...
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Posts
Jun 1, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by OldGoat43
STATE UPDATES 6/1/2020 ONLINE ORDERING AND PICKUP Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) extended a coronavirus executive order allowing online ordering and curbside pickup at marijuana dispensaries and letting doctors issue medical cannabis ...
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News & Links
May 31, 2020May 2020

Posted by KJThomas
Don't forget to engage meaningfully with your community this week.
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Posts
May 31, 2020May 2020

Posted by HannaYou
“Disagreement is not oppression. Argument is not assault. Words – even provocative or repugnant ones – are not violence. The answer to speech we do not like is more speech.” ― Douglas Murray, The Madness of Crowds: Gender, Race and Identity
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
May 31, 2020May 2020

Posted by JoeB
Soft-tissue preservation in Cloudinomorphs from the terminal Ediacaran Period of Nevada. Commonly envisaged as a prelude to the Cambrian Explosion, the terminal interval of the Ediacaran Period (roughly 550–539 ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
May 28, 2020May 2020

Posted by JoeB
Finding a connection between the formation of the oldest known Himalaya-style mega-mountains and the appearance of Metazoan Animals. It was extremely fortunate for the stability of life that despite the planet active ...
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Posts
May 23, 2020May 2020

Posted by glennlab
I know there are a few of you out there
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
May 21, 2020May 2020

Posted by JoeB
'Reticulosa' sp: A Reticulosan Sponge from the Early Ordovician of Salta Province, northwestern Argentina. Reticulosan Sponges are a group of hexactine (six-rayed spicule) bearing early Sponges, that are considered ...
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Posts
May 18, 2020May 2020

Posted by Philip21
Oreohttps://agnostic.com/images/posts/187456_nf4a26fyaxalsam_full .jpeg?v=2
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Posts
May 18, 2020May 2020

Posted by FrayedBear
A greenie's special - Definitely need to get that Australian "Eduction" fixed!
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Trump Pinata
May 17, 2020May 2020

Posted by racocn8
What are the odds of having the election in November? Will there be a U.S.A. in January?
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Academic (e.g., Science)
May 7, 2020May 2020

Posted by TheMiddleWay
LINKNatural ELF fields in the atmosphere and in living organisms | SpringerLink
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Posts
May 1, 2020May 2020

Posted by glennlab
Those in Louisiana and Florida understand this system of measure.
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Love & Relationships
Apr 28, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by deniskosei
Gender roles
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Trump Pinata
Apr 22, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by Austin-Cambridge
Trump cockcrows once again treating Covid-19 as an opportunity to promote his chances of re-election, "no immigrants will take Americans jobs for 60 days". How about doctors, nurses, scientists and all the other in danger groups? Or is it the ...
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General & Hellos
Apr 19, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by skado
What are atheists for? Hypotheses on the functions of non-belief in the evolution of religion . . . . The evolutionary function of atheism may be to "catalyze the functional advantages of religion," "...as long as atheists do not become too ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Apr 9, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by PBuck0145
Humans are NOT the end result of the evolutionary process.https:
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Dog Lovers
Apr 4, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by CarolinaGirl60
Madeline is 4 months old now. In spite of apparently having been raised by savages before I got her a month ago, we have tackled “no biting. NO BITING!!” “No, leave it. Leave it. Leeeeaveee it!” “Potty on the paper. The paper. The ...
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Religion & Spirituality
Mar 27, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by redbai
LINKPragerU Dismantled by an Evolutionary Psychologist - YouTube
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News & Links
Mar 21, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKPrehistoric girl had parents belonging to different human species | New Scientist
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Just for Laughs
Mar 19, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by bobwjr
Yeah sure
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Trump Pinata
Mar 17, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by OldMetalHead
I don't think I've ever seen a more punchable face
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