Gene Pool

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Name: Gene Pool
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

DNA Disco

Sometimes genetics can be cruel. Often the things you hope won't get passed down to your kids are the very things that show up and start banging on the door.In our family of five people, there are 18 eyes, if you count all the glasses and contact lenses ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - 12 hours ago]
Entities: DNA, Genetics, Gene Pool
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Eddie Izzard: Being attacked for being a transvestite has prepared me for politics

Comedian, and London mayoral hopeful Eddie Izzard has spoken about being abused and assaulted because he is a transvestite to say he thinks it has made him tougher, and therefore more prepared for politics.In an interview with Radio Times, Izzard said ... [Published Pink News - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Study finds people in western nations not as smart as they used to be

WEST HARTFORD, CT – Does it seem that people are getting dumb and dumber?Researchers at the University of Hartford in Connecticut say you’re not so wrong if you think people today are not so smart.They crunched some numbers and discovered the IQs of people ... [Published CW39 NewsFix - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

How dim are you?

CAUTION: ACERBIC SOCIAL COMMENTARYTechnology is continually trying to save idiots from winning Darwin Awards -- dying in ways which enrich the gene pool through their absence/inability to procreate further. Except, that is, in the case of iPhone earbuds, ... [Published - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Quotes of the week

“I come from a highly competitive gene pool, and we always want to have a good time with the ultimate goal of winning. But, our loyalty to family and friends trumps skills.”MARSHA MATHEWS, who is looking forward to participating in the Claude Akins Memorial ... [Published Bedford Times-Mail - Aug 24 2014]
Entities: Claude Akins, Gene Pool
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

As Mountain Lions Suffer, Caltrans Seeks $2 Mil...

An isolated gene pool has threatened the population of mountain lions living in the Santa Monica Mountains, leading Caltrans to request $2 million for access areas advocates believe would promote larger habitats and genetic diversity.The initial request ... [Published Malibu Times - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

My favourite city film is ... Chinatown

_ Suspicious urban planning ... Jack Nicholson in Chinatown. Photograph: Ronald Grant Archive Chinatown is a devastating movie about the original sin that spawned LA, a blast of Old Testament thunder in the guise of a silky film-noir thriller. The villain ... [Published - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO: Officials Investigate Golden Gate Bridge Sideshow

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Golden Gate Bridge officials say they are disgusted at what happened this past Sunday on the iconic structure.They are reacting to social media video that shows a car recklessly spinning circles on the bridge in broad daylight while ... [Published KRON4 - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

People Behaving Badly: Golden Gate Bridge Sideshow

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The Bay Area’s sideshow circus takes over the Golden Gate Bridge.One motorist told KRON 4′s Stanley Roberts that he has witnessed people participating in the sideshows and says that he is furious over their disregard for the safety ... [Published KRON4 - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Shrinking gene pool hurting mountain lions of Santa Monica Mountains

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- A growing population of mountain lions in the Santa Monica Mountains of California have found themselves penned in by busy freeways, resulting in increasing competition among males and a shrinking gene pool as a ... [Published UPI - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Rampant mushroom harvesting poses threat to gene pool

PANAJI: A mere stalk of an immature mushroom less than three inches fetched Rs 27 per piece this season, as prices of the culinary delight skyrocketed to a new high this year.The prices may have come down a bit by now, but when the first produce from ... [Published Times of India - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

Remarks by President Obama at Hud

WASHINGTON, July 31 -- The White House issued the following remarks:THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. Now, let me start off by making two points. The first is, clearly, HUD has the rowdiest employees. I now realize that. The second point is that before I came ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 01 2014]


...The one thing those styles had in common was that they were all ugly. You just picked a certain color of ugly and that was that. "Here's your glasses, kid. Good luck being a nerd in middle school."
"I've had people attack me on the street, I've had people shout endless abuse at me. If you're going to be a transvestite, and you're going to be out in public, you've got to be tough enough."
...Her task was to work out which would be the best beam for cancer therapy. "I had no idea how much work that was going to be" she says, "and it is still not settled!"
Outlining his audacious "Half Earth" theory, he said: "It’s been in my mind for years that people haven’t been thinking big enough – even conservationists."

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DNA Disco [Published North West Arkansas Times - 12 hours ago]
Eddie Izzard: Crossdressing can be a Drag when ... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 26 2014]
The Population Genetics of Cultivation: Domesti... [Published - Aug 26 2014]
South Africa’s project to breed back stripeless... [Published Gulf Times - Aug 26 2014]
The Clear Map to This "Hidden" Investment Treasure [Published Money Morning - Aug 26 2014]
A lifetime in biophysics [Published CERN Courier - Aug 26 2014]
Eddie Izzard: Being attacked for being a transv... [Published Pink News - Aug 26 2014]
Freedom at the Expense of Others [Published Jerusalem Post - Aug 26 2014]
TV highlights 26/08/2014 [Published - Aug 26 2014]
2015 Nissan Versa Note SR [Published Car and Driver - Aug 26 2014]
Horse Races Continue at Del Mar Despite Deaths ... [Published The Guardian Express - Aug 25 2014]
Pulitzer-winning scientist warns wildlife face ... [Published The Independent - Aug 25 2014]
Study finds people in western nations not as sm... [Published CW39 NewsFix - Aug 25 2014]
Politics? I'm ready for it - abuse for transves... [Published The Independent - Aug 25 2014]
How early is too early for education? [Published Jewish World Review - Aug 25 2014]
How dim are you? [Published - Aug 24 2014]
Unravelling China's wool enigma [Published The Land Australia - Aug 24 2014]
Quotes of the week [Published Bedford Times-Mail - Aug 24 2014]
Vietnam faces pressing need for saving wild tigers [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Aug 24 2014]
As Mountain Lions Suffer, Caltrans Seeks $2 Mil... [Published Malibu Times - Aug 23 2014]
My favourite city film is ... Chinatown [Published - Aug 23 2014]
Kazakhstan’s Cowboys Bullish on Russian Food Bans [Published EurasiaNet - Aug 22 2014]
Look to native plants to attract bees [Published - Aug 22 2014]
Counterbalance: 'The Modern Lovers' (Sound Affe... [Published Pop Matters - Aug 22 2014]
Succession and Tax Planning Guide [Published Ingram's - Aug 22 2014]
Petition for an immediate ban on the recreation... [Published Care2 - Aug 21 2014]
Crime stories from Lake County Sheriff's Office [Published Lake County Leader Advertiser - Aug 21 2014]
Trent Anthropologist's Groundbreaking Research ... [Published Noodls - Aug 21 2014]
An Overpass for Lions? How to Save L.A.'s Mount... [Published - Aug 21 2014]
VIDEO: Officials Investigate Golden Gate Bridge... [Published KRON4 - Aug 21 2014]
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Mauldin: Bubbles, Bubbles Everywhere [Published The Big Picture Blog - Aug 16 2014]
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'The Giver' Review: Moving Cautionary Tale of A... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 15 2014]
Deceptively packaged as a young-adult sci-fi adventure, director Phillip Noyce's "The Giver" is in reality a beautiful tribute to individualism, the human spirit and the sanctity of life. Based on Lois Lowry's 1993 novel, the author's allegorical ...
18 Things People Who Can't Swim Are Tired Of He... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 12 2014]
Without people like them, lifeguards would be out of a job. "There are 5-year-olds that can swim, why can't you swim?" I guess it's because I'm not a 5-year-old. ABC Family / Via "You gotta watch this YouTube video of this swimming ...
Try Being a Female Journalist in Kyrgyzstan. Yo... [Published Global Voices Online - Aug 06 2014]
Bishkek Feminist Collective SQ, a Rising Voices grant-winner, are one of several civil society organizations that work on gender issues in Kyrgyzstan. Photo by Bishkek Feminist Collective SQ. The poster reads: “I need Feminism because people should ...
Soil Erosion, Climate Change and Global Food Se... [Published Energy Balance - Aug 03 2014]
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