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Galapagos last won the day on November 6 2009

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    bipedal primate in the family Hominidae
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  1. I voted for curling, but it was an ironic vote for curling. :confused: Skate Expectations - Curling Team Tryouts - Colbert vs. Shuster | January 4, 2010 - Erick Erickson | ColbertNation.com
  2. tay zonday's rendition of the Grinch song: YouTube - "You're A Mean One Mr. Grinch" Sung By Tay Zonday! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vxeYXyPv6lA
  3. pearl jam - the fixer YouTube - Pearl Jam The Fixer Official Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MZI07TmakU between the buried and me - selkies: the endless obsession YouTube - Between the Buried and Me - Selkies: The Endless Obsession *FULL SONG http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19UZd_DKs2Q
  4. Between the Buried and Me - Mordecai YouTube - Between the Buried and Me - "Mordecai" Victory Records http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChNolV4QZd4
  5. underoath - the best of me YouTube - underOATH - The best of Me http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qp4ObB6A4SA underoath - letting go of tonight YouTube - UnderOATH - Letting Go of Tonight http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSLuvONav60
  6. The Royal Society, founded in London in 1660, is making public manuscripts by figures like Sir Isaac Newton. Benjamin Franklin's account of his risky kite-flying experiment is also available on the Trailblazing website. Society president Lord Rees said the papers documented some of the most "thrilling moments" in science history. source: BBC News - The Royal Society puts historic papers online TRS Trailblazing site: Royal Society
  7. Underoath - When The Sun Sleeps YouTube - Underoath - "When The Sun Sleeps" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DnBTT16FgLw Evergreen Terrace - Sunday Bloody Sunday YouTube - evergreen terrace "Sunday bloody Sunday" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Nt8ANnSoTk :)
  8. It's terrible that someone should have to fear persecution for their beliefs in their own home-nation, but to be clear this woman is a bit more than just an atheist: For some reason I think being a Raelian would get someone a bit more public attention in a Muslim theocracy than would just being an apostate who rejects Islam. Again, not that it makes it right to persecute someone for their beliefs, but Raelism is pretty obviously crazy in the same way religious beliefs are in that there is zero evidence to support it and it just sounds like some terrible idea contrived by desperate and igno
  9. ScienceDaily (Nov. 25, 2009) — A key question in the origin of biological molecules like RNA and DNA is how they first came together billions of years ago from simple precursors. Researchers in Italy have reconstructed one of the earliest evolutionary steps yet: generating long chains of RNA from individual subunits using nothing but warm water. Origin of life: Generating RNA molecules in water
  10. These articles may be of some assistance(if you have access): SpringerLink - Cranial capacity in hominid evolution ScienceDirect - Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology : Survival of the fattest: fat babies were the key to evolution of the large human brain*1 And there are a couple of Panda'sThumb.org posts about hominid cranial capacity with some neat graphs for visual aid: Fun with Hominin Cranial Capacity Datasets (and Excel) - The Panda's Thumb Fun with Hominin Cranial Capacity Datasets (and Excel), Part 2 - The Panda's Thumb
  11. PASADENA, Calif.—Scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have uncovered evidence of a primitive emotion-like behavior in the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster. Their findings, which may be relevant to the relationship between the neurotransmitter dopamine and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), are described in the December issue of the journal Neuron. Caltech scientists find emotion-like behaviors, regulated by dopamine, in fruit flies
  12. ScienceDaily (Nov. 24, 2009) — Leaf-cutter ants, which cultivate fungus for food, have many remarkable qualities. Here's a new one to add to the list: the ant farmers, like their human counterparts, depend on nitrogen-fixing bacteria to make their gardens grow. The finding, reported Nov. 20 in the journal Science, documents a previously unknown symbiosis between ants and bacteria and provides insight into how leaf-cutter ants have come to dominate the American tropics and subtropics. Ants use bacteria to make their gardens grow
  13. happy b-day, Tormod! :bdayhappy_balloons:
  14. been a while since ive been in a sage mood, but..... listenin to Sage Francis- Crack Pipes YouTube - Sage Francis - Crack Pipes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4vVH3hBfs4 edit- also Sage Francis - Makeshift Patriot YouTube- Makeshift Patriot http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtNMly0aDUk
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