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in the swamp
lives leviathan
nostrils alert
for the scent
of men’s lies
jaws engaged
set to snap
the black bones
of deception
and here does he… 126 more words


New study: couples that delay sexual activity experience higher quality relationships

From Family Studies, news about TWO new studies.

Excerpt: (links removed)

[T]wo recently published studies call into question the validity of testing sexual chemistry early in dating.

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Five current scientific problems with Darwinian evolution

This is from the Intelligent Design FAQ at the Discovery Institute. (H/T Justin Taylor tweet)

Here are the 5 points:

  1. Genetics: Mutations cause harm and do not build complexity.
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Martijn Benders offers sum context & addendum to his recent VLAK edition Stubbing out a Cigarette on a Nightingale

Stubbing out a Cigarette on a Nightingale the conceptual, jovial, satirical work recently published by VLAK editions (PDF), is footnoted here with some contextual comparison & contrast with self-confessed lazy poet Kenneth Goldsmith. 121 more words

5 Myths About the NFL in Cleveland: It's Not Quite the Football Town You Think It Is (Or Was)

Historical facts often are no match for the selective memories of football fans and the relentless myth-making machine of the National Football League. Think Cleveland is a football town nonpareil, conceived by a sainted Browns playoff juggernaut of long ago? 1,107 more words

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If Charlie Hebdo is racist, then so am I — Zineb el-Rhazoui responds to Olivier Cyran

Once more on the Charlie Hebdo massacre. Since it happened more than a week ago, various commentators have explored the issue of the magazine’s alleged Islamophobia. 4,087 more words


Joie de Mort

monsters dance in the shadows
the city of light dimmed by grief
joy of terror disease of an indigent
mind rots the heart from within… 73 more words