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Quotation of the Day…
… is from page 37 of F.A. Hayek’s 1960 volume, The Constitution of Liberty: The argument for liberty is not an argument against organization, which is one of the most powerful means that human reason can employ, but an argument against all exclu X



Why Are Yellowstone's Elk Disappearing?
Biologists struggle to untangle the ecological web surrounding a mysterious population decline in the national park. X



Why Are Yellowstone's Elk Disappearing?
Biologists struggle to untangle the ecological web surrounding a mysterious population decline in the national park. X



[Thursday Throwback] Brown and Out of Town: a POC Traveler’s Guide to Racism
by Racialicious special correspondent Wendi Muse Author’s note: Before anyone jumps all over me, I use “brown” here as a general term for people of African or indigenous American descent, not solely South Asians or Central Americ X



4 Ways Mindfulness Meditation Benefits So Many Conditions
Four central components of how mindfulness meditation works.→ Dr Jeremy Dean is a psychologist and author of PsyBlog. His latest book is X



“Dear Boston” Marathon Memorial, Boston Public Library
I was in Boston a little more than a week ago. It was a brief trip – two days and two nights in the city. It’s a place that I have few ties to (save for some dear friends and a couple of in-laws) but, holy cats, do I love that town. When X



In Brazilian Cave Insects, Females Have the Penis
In the dark caves of Brazil, certain insects take sexual role-play to a whole new level. Female insects of the newly discovered genus Neotrogla have highly elaborate, spiky penises, which they insert into males’ vagina-like organ to reproduce. Reve X



The Marking Boycott And Its Aftermath
In the face of a UK higher education marking boycott due to start in 11 days time, universities have come forth with a new pay offer. Having unilaterally imposed a 1% rise (read: real terms cut) for 2013/14, they are now proposing 2% for 2014/15, wit X



The Worst Thing That Can Happen Rarely Does
Somewhere in my journey I learned an important lesson: whatever your location, you can choose to be at peace or X



What We Talked About At ISA: Rhythm, Time and History
With thanks to Elisabetta Brighi and Xavier Guillaume for putting together the Rhythms of the International roundtable and their inspiring contributions, to Robbie Shilliam for his song, and Kyle Grayson for his spirited and thoughtful engagement. An X





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