It's Shocking How Little Is Done When Native Women DisappearTwo years ago, Ashley Heavy Runner Loring vanished without a trace, like thousands of other Native American women who go missing at alarming rates every year. Around the country, a remarkable movement, driven by Native women themselves, is leading the charge to find them.3
Making Sense Podcast #211 - The Nature of Human NatureIn this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Robert Plomin about the role that DNA plays in determining who we are. They discuss the birth of behavioral genetics, the taboo around studying the influence of genes on human psychology, controversies surrounding the topic of group differences, the first law of behavior genetics, heritability, nature and nurture, the mystery of non-shared environment, the way genes help determine a person's environment, epigenetics, the genetics of complex traits, dimensions vs disorders, the prospect of a GATTACA-like dystopia and genetic castes, heritability and equality of opportunity, the implications of genetics for parenting and education, DNA as a fortune-telling device, and other topics.
13 Pickled Vegetables Recipes to Spice Up Your Spring SpreadAbout a year ago I started getting really excited about pickling and preserving. I didn’t think much about it before, as I always had this image of my grandma’s canning season and how stressful it could be. But picking vegetables doesn’t have to involve 18 gallons of fresh cut corn! It’s sooo much quicker and [...]15
Incredible New Reconstruction Shows Baby T. Rex Could Have Been The Cutest Floof MonsterTeeth-rattling roars. Earth-shaking stomps. Teeth as long as your forearm. Claws as big as your hand. The mighty Cretaceous king of the 'tyrant lizards', Tyrannosaurus rex - and isn't it just the most adorable thing you have ever seen?7