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Smombie (new glossary entry)

Smombie, or smartphone zombie, noun: A person walking around unaware of his surroundings entirely absorbed in his smart-phone. This seems to be a real problem in Germany where they invented the term. One town even put traffic signals in the … Continue reading

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GMO Labeling, the Obvious Libertarian Solution

Unfortunately, the debate over GMO labeling continues in the form of “to label or not to label” and is focused on the federal government. As is typical, stipulating that this is an issue on which the federal government should decide … Continue reading

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Smoking Mom Affects Fetal DNA? It’s Downright Anti-Darwinian!

Random mutation and sexual selection alone never seemed to me probabilistically sufficient to account for the origin of species as Darwin claimed. The way I understood Darwinism, it would mean that every random mutation on the way to a big mutation … Continue reading

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