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The genes in our bodies can be traced back over three-and-a-half billion years to a single organism, Luca, the Last Universal Common Ancestor. As Luca reproduced, its genes copied and copied and copied and copied, sometimes with mistakes — they transformed. Over time this produced every one of the billions of species of life on earth. Some of these adopted sexual reproduction, combining the genes of individuals, and altogether, the best-adapted life forms prospered. This is evolution. Copy, transform and combine.

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List of video game musicians The following is a list of computer and video game musicians, those who have worked in the video game industry to produce video game soundtracks or otherwise contribute musically. A broader list of major figures in the video game industry is also available. For a full article, see video game music. Chart: One Year of Prison Costs More Than One Year at Princeton - Brian Resnick - National Monique W. Morris, the co-founder of the National Black Women’s Justice Institute, offers tactics to work against damaging stigmas. The “good girl” and “bad girl” dichotomy, as chronicled by Monique W. Morris in Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools, is a condition that has plagued black girls and women for time immemorial. Society’s deeply entrenched expectations of black girls—influenced by racism and patriarchy—has led to a ritual whereby these young women are often mischaracterized, and mislabeled because of how they look, dress, speak, and act.

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This Is a Game: A (very) Brief History of Larp Part 1 Epic Empires via virginsuicide photography Flickr "Larp can change the world." So claimed Heikki Holmås, Norway's newly-appointed Minister for International Development back in March, and I couldn't help but take notice. Three months previous, I was out researching an article on the Collapsonomics movement when the conversation turned to the new direction in which larp players from the Nordic nations were taking the form. Let Your Ideas Go - Nilofer Merchant There are two ways of holding an idea. One is with a closed fist, and one is with an open palm. When you hold an idea in a closed fist, you control it. WiiMote and GlovePie is MIDI Prerequisites (what you need to get it working): Hardware ComputerBluetooth adapter (an adapter for using an open wireless protocol for exchanging data over short distances). Wii Remote (also known as a wiimote, the primary controller for Nintendo's Wii console)Software GlovePie(is a free Programmable Input Emulator, originally for the Essential Reality P5 Virtual Reality Glove, which now supports a huge range of input devices, especially the Nintendo Wii Remote (Wiimote))MIDI Yoke (allows you to connect the MIDI output from one program to the MIDI input of a different program)MIDI-OX (is a 32 bit multi-purpose tool: it is both a diagnostic tool and a System Exclusive librarian. It can perform filtering and mapping of MIDI data streams.

Top 10 Logical Fallacies in Politics The human brain is wired all wrong. Those not versed in logic are blissfully unaware of how much our brain messes up the most basic of arguments, leading to the mess of random thoughts, non-sequiturs, cognitive dissonance, white lies, misinformation, and syntax errors that we call consciousness. Luckily, there is one place where all of these logical misteps can be exemplified: politics. What follows is a crash course in some of the most prevelant fallacies we all make, as they appear in modern American politics. iStart iStart began as — the big idea of three Harvard University students, who have since graduated and gone on to launch even bigger ideas. In 2009, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation bought the site and renamed it iStart. Since then, iStart has grown to become the go-to site for entering business competitions from around the world, browsing pages of idea summaries and networking with hundreds of innovative, energized entrepreneurs.

Previous Post » The Postmodernism Generator » Communications From Elsewhere 1. Fellini and Marxist capitalism “Sexual identity is intrinsically unattainable,” says Bataille; however, according to Finnis[1] , it is not so much sexual identity that is intrinsically unattainable, but rather the collapse, and thus the fatal flaw, of sexual identity. Researcher reveals how “Computer Geeks” replaced “Computer Girls” Asked to picture a computer programmer, most of us describe the archetypal computer geek, a brilliant but socially-awkward male. We imagine him as a largely noctural creature, passing sleepless nights writing computer code. According to workplace researchers, this stereotype of the lone male computer whiz is self-perpetuating, and it keeps the computer field overwhelming male.

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