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Managing Just Fine

Lillian Mattingly stood merely 4’10” tall. At twenty-three she ran a general store alone. Unheard of in 1857.

Maddie Evenson, wealthy wife of the Mayor, tittered haughtily, “Still no man, yet?” She pointed at the dresses drying fifteen feet up. 95 more words

Short Fiction

April 22, 2016 | Dream Journal | A Mutating Pig (Boar) Parasite (Parasyte)-Like Creature

I slept on the new mattress again for the second or third night now that my brothers have finished testing it and we have ordered two more mattresses for them, and so I slept well and did not get up to voice record my dreams and I overslept so I forgot all of my dreams except for barely part of the end of my last dream from last night. 305 more words

Dreams

Emergence: Section Three, Earth; Part Fifteen, Observation, Collected Chapters

 

Observation; Part Fifteen,

Chapter One: The Paintings Pt. 15, Ch. 01

People painted, projected images of the future cave walls; and stones, the past also, things no one living had seen. 221 more words

Emergence

The Violinist's Thumb by Sam Kean

 (7/10) After loving The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean, I felt it necessary to read his second book The Violinist’s Thumb. I’ll say I wasn’t nearly as impressed with this book as his first. 135 more words

Nonfiction

Peer-reviewed paper: Michael Behe's "First Rule of Adaptive Evolution"

JoeCoder was writing some JavaScript code last night and he ran into a problem where a 3rd-party open source library was not performing as expected. So he got the non-minified version of the library and commented out two lines to get the behavior he wanted. 882 more words

Polemics

New breast cancer gene identified which increases the risk of breast cancer by 50%

Breast cancer affected 1.7 million women globally in 2012. A new study published in the journal Nature Genetics has revealed a new RECQL mutation strongly linked to the development of breast cancer. 257 more words

Health

Ep. 35: Fetus in Fetu

“That’s just the twin I absorbed in the womb!” An old joke that has a basis in horrifying fact. In this episode your hosts take you down the very dark rabbit hole of… 465 more words

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