Gene Pool

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First reported 25 mins ago - Updated 25 mins ago - 1 reports

10 Pairs of Celebrities Who Share the Same Last Name But Aren’t Related

Hollywood is chock-full of well-known celebrity families, like the Barrymores and the Clooneys. After all, it makes perfect sense that celebs who share a last name — and also share a talent — are often thought of as family. But despite a common surname ... [Published KISS FM 93.1 - 25 mins ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Big Brother is back and it's time to push the boat out – forever

Let there be light entertainment: Big Brother Australia presenter Sonia Kruger. Photograph: Channel NineIf you’ve driven over a precipice, what the scenery looks like as you plummet to your death isn’t the most pressing issue. I feel much the same way ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Nairobi Park Diary: What next for our lions?

Over the last 50 years, in particular, the city ofNairobi has grown phenomenally with four million people if greater areais included. Nairobi National Park was gazetted in 1946, and has been asafe haven for many species of animals.However, sadly, over ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Calgary Zoo debuts four young Komodo dragons

Four new Komodo dragons are out to play at the Calgary Zoo!It’s the second addition to the zoo this week.Monday two bear cubs made their journey from the Yukon to Calgary; Thursday the baby Komodo dragons made their official debut at the Eurasian Gateway ... [Published 660 News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Are we seeing the death of the two-party system?

The recent airing of vile social media posts by some young Liberals might hardly seem the grounds to announce our democratic system is in terminal decline. After all, claims that some within our major political parties are short of ethics or common sense ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 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 - Aug 27 2014]
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

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 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 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ten promising projects

The State Committee for Nature Protection of the Republic of Uzbekistan, announced the selection of performers on environmental projects.The list includes ten initiatives, containing a re-creation of the collection of the gene pool of the Red tulips in ... [Published Jahon - Aug 15 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]

Quotes

Vivek Menon, executive director and CEO of WTI, said, "Whale sharks keep moving from the Saurashtra coast to Lakshwadeep and back. They do not venture to any foreign shores. The movement of these mammals is mainly chasing their food which is small fish."
...He tells me: "Echinacea purpurea is relatively short-lived, five to 10 years. Echinacea pallida and angustifolia, 10 to 20." But five years is still an awful lot better than dying the first winter. So why do echinaceas often just disappear?
...he must not rush into anything, like big deals that would slash his herd, and must focus instead on providing his cows the attention they need. "You cannot cheat on cattle. If you cheat on them, they'll let you know" he says
"Pulling together all this data from a wide range of sites and regions is always a challenge but the results are often quite productive" says Prof. Morin

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On nationalism [Published For Argyll.com - Aug 31 2014]
Tom Barton: 'Don't shoot me, I voted for Obama' [Published Savannah Morning News - Aug 31 2014]
$8.5m gene project for food security [Published East African - Aug 31 2014]
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof turns up the heat at Nort... [Published The Journal - Aug 30 2014]
Whale sharks found off Gujarat coast no expats,... [Published Economic Times - Aug 30 2014]
Nairobi Park Diary: What next for our lions? [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 30 2014]
A late summer potpourri [Published Ellensburg Daily Record - Aug 29 2014]
Meat + Carbs = Slingers [Published STLtoday.com - Aug 29 2014]
How to grow echinacea, those lazy, crazy daisie... [Published Telegraph - Aug 29 2014]
Numbers add up at Yavenvale stud [Published Weekly Times Now - Aug 28 2014]
Calgary Zoo debuts four young Komodo dragons [Published 660 News - Aug 28 2014]
Are we seeing the death of the two-party system? [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 28 2014]
Can Roller Coasters Make You Lose Your Virginit... [Published Washington City Paper - Aug 28 2014]
Charm Over Substance [Published Tucson Weekly - Aug 28 2014]
Kazakhstan's Cowboys Bullish on Russian Food Bans [Published Moscow Times - Aug 28 2014]
Tall People Won’t Have to Endure Reclining Airl... [Published Wired News - Aug 27 2014]
Trent University professor helps link Neanderth... [Published My Kawartha - Aug 27 2014]
DNA Disco [Published North West Arkansas Times - Aug 27 2014]
Eddie Izzard: Crossdressing can be a Drag when ... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 26 2014]
The Population Genetics of Cultivation: Domesti... [Published Plosone.org - 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]
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Mauldin: Bubbles, Bubbles Everywhere [Published The Big Picture Blog - Aug 16 2014]
Bubbles, Bubbles Everywhere By John MauldinAugust 15, 2014     Easy Money Will Lead to BubblesExcess Liquidity Creating BubblesHumans Never LearnAnatomy of Bubbles and CrashesA Few Good Central BankersJack Rivkin at His BestDallas, San Antonio, and ...
'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 wordpress.com "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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