Gene Pool

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Name: Gene Pool
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

I hurt therefore I am (a utilitarian), by Scott Sumner

Bryan Caplan asks me for a defense of utilitarianism, and specifically a reason for rejecting other strongly held moral intuitions. Like many poorly educated people, I know little about philosophy other than that Descartes said "I think therefore ... [Published EconLog - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

The eyes have it: Look up from your phone

Have you ever walked out on a conversation because someone is staring at their bloody phone, texting, scrolling through Instagram or Facebook?Recently, a friend of mine stood up during a dinner after an hour of this behaviour, calmly paid the bill and ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 3 reports

Susan Sarandon Had an Affair With David Bowie

Actress Susan Sarandon has revealed she dated rock star David Bowie during the shooting of 'The Hunger'.Sarandon, 67, their relationship was interesting but it ended as the actress did not want children at that time, reported Daily Beast."He's worth idolizing. ... [Published Outlook India - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

4 Did you hear the one about the Irish diaspora centre...?

A recurring theme of Ireland’s response to its economic challenges of recent years has been to “tap the diaspora” through the Global Economic Forum at Farmleigh, the Gathering and the establishment of WorldIrish.com, for example.The population of Ireland ... [Published Irish Times - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Drawn Together Genetically?

I often find myself explaining the bond between transnationals to those who have never lived abroad. In moments of crisis (or joy) we step in like family – like the blood brothers (or, perhaps even more frequently, blood sisters) that, geographically, ... [Published Xpat Athens - Jul 25 2014]
Entities: Gene Pool, Tolerance, Crisis
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Pillow talk

Jenny Hewett has broken all her style rules after taking possession of a nifty invention Discuss this article© ITP ImagesI come from a gene pool of narcoleptic sleepers. Okay, not in the traditional medical sense, but we’re talking people who can fall ... [Published Time Out Abu Dhabi - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: Muji, Gene Pool, Invention
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Evolution and Moral Intuition, by Bryan Caplan

When backed into a corner, most hard-line utilitarians concede that the standard counter-examples seem extremely persuasive.  They know they're supposed to think that pushing one fat man in front of a trolley to save five skinny kids is morally ... [Published EconLog - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

6 characters in need of some...

6 characters in need of some super-assistanceA convict, William Tate, is tasked with becoming a little girl’s guardian in the new series Believe starting on Thursday, 24 July at 20:00 on M-Net Series Showcase. But she’s no ordinary girl.Young Bo possesses ... [Published DSTV.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Rocco has Barrie columnist breaking his vows

When my dog died in 1996, I vowed I would never get another pet.The pain associated with losing a member of the family was something I did not want to experience again. And, selfishly, I did not want to be inconvenienced by a pet when I wanted to tra ... [Published Simcoe.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Larson: Lusting for Free Stuff

Three thousand airborne ping-pong balls waiting to drop. New pilot. Big crowd. Windy day. Busy interstate highway. What could possibly go wrong?This month’s Blackfoot Pride Days’ ping-pong ball drop sent dozens of people scrambling across I-15 to claim ... [Published Twin Falls Times-News - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Only 1 State Rejects Prescription Drug Database

(Newser)–With prescription painkiller abuse, addiction, and overdoses a massive problem across the country, some 49 states have brought in databases to track excess prescriptions—and then there is Missouri. The state is the only holdout that has refused ... [Published Newser - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Crossbreeding: Is it Evolution?

(Harjee Sood & Nayab Aweez, Dubai) / 22 July 2014The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection, said George Orwell.The reverberating evolution of man that lead us into a present world of possibilities and outcomes, where man transcended ... [Published Khaleej Times - Jul 21 2014]

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"If they overdose and kill themselves, it just removes them from the gene pool,” Sen. Schaaf said during an eight-hour filibuster he led against a pill monitoring program bill in 2012. Suddenly, pill dealers from Tennessee to Illinois rejoiced knowing their businesses would not be threatened, and that finally, someone in government was looking out for them."
She said she prefers to take drugs outside as "it does remind you of your space in the universe - your place in the universe - and reframe things for you. I think you can have some very profound experiences."
"My attitude about marijuana or anything is 'Don't be stoned if you have to pretend you're not', so I'd never do drugs if I was taking care of my kids."
...But we gave these issues a second thought, and realized "who does it really hurt if gays get married?" And "gays are people too, with their own minds and preferences, we should also care about their happiness." And who does it really hurt if a girl wears a bikini? Our hatred for pain is eternal, but our other moral intuitions are contingent on complex social...

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Missouri Is a Pill Lover's Paradise [Published Vice Magazine US - 2 hours ago]
An affair with David Bowie and at 67 still take... [Published India Today - 2 hours ago]
Bowie was my lover: Sarandon [Published West Australian - 6 hours ago]
First cattle shipment from NMI arrives in Guam ... [Published Saipan Tribune - 16 hours ago]
I hurt therefore I am (a utilitarian), by Scott... [Published EconLog - 18 hours ago]
The fight for Her-yana [Published Hindustan Times - 23 hours ago]
The eyes have it: Look up from your phone [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 26 2014]
Exmoor ponies celebrated in new show [Published Yeovil Express - Jul 26 2014]
Susan Sarandon Had an Affair With David Bowie [Published Outlook India - Jul 26 2014]
Seeing Double: The Debate on Horse Cloning [Published HorseChannel.com - Jul 26 2014]
Susan Sarandon Reveals a Past Tryst with David ... [Published ABC News - Jul 26 2014]
Sarandon: 'Extraordinary' Bowie Was My Lover [Published Orange UK - Jul 26 2014]
Sarandon says she was Bowie's lover [Published Irish Independent - Jul 26 2014]
SARANDON SAYS SHE WAS BOWIE'S LOVER [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 26 2014]
4 Did you hear the one about the Irish diaspora... [Published Irish Times - Jul 26 2014]
Mutt's Day [Published About - Jul 26 2014]
Kansas City Zoo's oldest lion euthanized [Published Independence Examiner - Jul 26 2014]
Susan Sarandon Admits She's Done Mushrooms, Say... [Published UK E Online - Jul 26 2014]
Jayadhar set for GM trials, NOC from State awaited [Published The Hindu - Jul 25 2014]
Susan Sarandon reveals 1980s romance with David... [Published Telegraph - Jul 25 2014]
5 Reasons Why Susan Sarandon Is the Coolest Wom... [Published Gay.com - Jul 25 2014]
Susan Sarandon on David Bowie romance: 'He's wo... [Published The Independent - Jul 25 2014]
Drawn Together Genetically? [Published Xpat Athens - Jul 25 2014]
Drugs, David Bowie And More – Awesome New Inter... [Published 2Oceans Vibe News - Jul 25 2014]
Assateague Foal Naming Raffle Underway [Published Maryland Coast Dispatch - Jul 25 2014]
Family affair for Victoria Police O'Loughlin clan [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 25 2014]
VIDEO: Guam to Receive Shipment of New Cattle F... [Published Pacific News Center - Jul 25 2014]
Oldest lion at the Kansas City Zoo is euthanized [Published KansasCity.com - Jul 24 2014]
Pillow talk [Published Time Out Abu Dhabi - Jul 24 2014]
Kildee not truthful in Hobby Lobby comments [Published The Davison Index - Jul 24 2014]
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I hurt therefore I am (a utilitarian), by Scott... [Published EconLog - 18 hours ago]
Bryan Caplan asks me for a defense of utilitarianism, and specifically a reason for rejecting other strongly held moral intuitions. Like many poorly educated people, I know little about philosophy other than that Descartes said "I think therefore ...
Evolution and Moral Intuition, by Bryan Caplan [Published EconLog - Jul 24 2014]
When backed into a corner, most hard-line utilitarians concede that the standard counter-examples seem extremely persuasive.  They know they're supposed to think that pushing one fat man in front of a trolley to save five skinny kids is morally ...
Catholic Mommy Bloggers Explain Why They Don’t ... [Published Wonkette - Jul 21 2014]
A couple weeks back, Buzzfeed posted photos of its employees explaining why they used birth control. It’s a lot of the old, tired “I deserve a say in what happens to my body and my life,” and “I take birth control for my endometriosis” blah-blah-blah ...
[tt] Bruce G. Charlton: Injustice, Inequality a... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 16 2014]
This is much on topic for transhumanists, for we envision huge portions ofthe labor force, up to 50%, being unemployable. What do our Stone Ageinstincts say justic requires.What you are about to read has been a major source for my thinking about aforthcoming ...
He was deaf, now he can hear — a pretty neat story [Published AMERICAblog News| A great nation deserves the t ... - Jul 11 2014]
Adam Clark Estes writes a wonderful story over at Gizmodo about his recent experience with ear surgery at NYU that restored most of the hearing in his left ear (he’s still waiting on the right). Estes is a great writer. So the story is an enjoyable, ...
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