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ARK: Survival Evolved, Unveils The "Survival Of The Fittest" Brutal Competition Mode

Studio Wildcard unveiled today a completely new way to survive the dinosaur-filled landscape of the wildly successful game ARK: Survival Evolved. This “Survival of the Fittest” mode introduces a brand new last man standing, fight-to-the-permadeath contest, designed to create a completely new dynamic in the world of… 265 more words

Gaming

CALLING ALL GRAD STUDENTS!

CALLING ALL GRAD STUDENTS! CALLING ALL GRAD STUDENTS!

I am editing the Pocket Guide to Surviving Grad School and will have a draft out to beta readers in less than a week!  161 more words

Grad School

THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, ECUADOR (Part 2) - October 2008

The Elusive Galapagos Turtles

Despite their fame, we did not see as many turtles as we may have hoped.

Like the iguanas, there are land and sea turtles which are, essentially, different creatures. 449 more words

Travel

Social Darwinism: "When Libertarianism Became an Excuse for Plutocrats" Part II, History News Network

In part II of his series on libertarianism, Richard Striner reviews the role of Social Darwinism. Before delving into the history Striner reminds his audience that “Darwin himself —— a fervent humanitarian and opponent of slavery —— got a bum rap in this association, since he neither coined the term ‘survival of the fittest’ nor advocated a social system based upon ruthless competition. 207 more words

History

7 Perils of the "Survival of the Fittest" Theory...

Ever since Herbert Spencer coined this term based on Darwin’s theories, it has probably been the most used excuse for anything that we would not do in a more cooperative world. 486 more words

Learnings

How Emotions Help Humans Evolve, According To Science

We may think that a good career or a loving family drives us toward a meaningful life, but underlying these milestones is an even more basic element: our feelings. 160 more words

Education

A Wonderful Darwinian Mistake

I was fortunate to attend In the Year 2525: Big Science, Big History, and the Far Future of Humanity conference last month. Of the many thoughtful presentations, one in particular still keeps me up at night. 164 more words

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