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Blog: The power of context

Blog: The power of context

In 1906 Francis Galton, the country's foremost statistician, attended the West of England Fat Stock and Poultry Exhibition and uncovered an intriguing phenomenon. Galton was interested in the highlight of the country fair: a guess the weight of ... WARC, 4 weeks ago

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When the elitist schools photographed all freshmen students nude

It was only this past March that news of Trump's wife having posed nude for a magazine photoshoot was front and center news but in 1995, Ron Rosenbaum writing for the New York Times wrote of the photoshoots of the Bush family and the Clintons. Those ...
 Disinformation1 week ago

blooloopLIVErpool: Help! How to Engage Visitors with the...

blooloopLIVErpool, held on June 29thin Liverpool as part of the InternationalFestival of Business was attended by 150 professionals from the attractions community in the UK and Europe. With speakers from leading theme parks, museums and zoos the ...
 Blooloop1 week ago

The Eugenics Debate

By Rukhsana Shah Jul 11 2016 (Dawn, Pakistan) The current debate on the re-emergence of eugenics is worrying, as most of its proponents seem to be urging for gene manipulation for higher intelligence and beauty, while only a few are concerned with ...
 EnvironmentGuru.com1 week ago

Latticework of Mental Models: Wisdom of Crowds - Anshul Khare

Kaun Banega Crorepati (Indian version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?) is unarguably one of the most popular reality show on Indian Television. So here's a question which has never appeared in KBC before and probably never will. Among all the ...
 Klse I3investor.com2 weeks ago

Technocratic Folly: Why Men Will Never Become Gods

For those who have studied the musings of the global elites, one primary theology rises to the surface, and it is this theology that appears to be the apex motivation in everything that they do. This religion, as it were, does not revolve around the ...
 Before It's News2 weeks ago
DNA India

Book review: The ties that bind

In an expansive, ambitious 'biography' of the gene, Siddhartha Mukherjee tells the story of our quest for what makes us who we are. In one way, perhaps obliquely, The Gene is a story about families. Siddhartha Mukherjee beautifully ...
 India Today3 weeks ago Book Review: The Gene- An Intimate History  DNA India1 month ago The future - not in our stars but in our genes: A review of Siddhartha Mukherjee's "The Gene: An Intimate History"  Before It's News2 months ago

The Remembrance of Things Past

Source: Laura Weis, used with permission The reminiscence comes of sunless dry geranium, and dust in crevices, smells of chestnuts in the streets, and female smells in sheltered rooms, and cigarettes in corridors and cocktail smells in bars.
 Psychology Today3 weeks ago

The Last Time Biological Psychiatry Over-Reached

Source: Public Domain You have no doubt heard stories in the news about how two identical twins raised apart were both alcoholics, preferred the color red, and were married to women named Flo. It seems that purely genetic explanations for ...
 Psychology Today3 weeks ago

The spectre of eugenics

Today, the mention of the word eugenics hardly attracts any interest. It is a word that seems to have vanished from our vocabulary, but eugenics is a reality of which most of us are largely unaware. The word eugenics was coined in 1910 by an ...
 Malta Independent Daily1 month ago
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