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    https://www.freep.com/story/sports/columnists/jeff...

    https://www.freep.com/story/sports/columnists/jeff-seidel/2019/05/13/justin-verlander-detroit-tigers-astros/1193975001/

    Justin Verlander explains why Detroit Tigers lost twice in World Series
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    With the rain delay tonight, and the potential...

    I'm rooting for the Astros because I can't stand the Yankees, but then I'll root for the Nationals in the Series.[/QUOTE]

    With the rain delay tonight, and the potential that this series could go 6...
  3. Thread: Simple Stuff

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    Even simpler than homemade dressing: no dressing...

    Even simpler than homemade dressing: no dressing at all. After years of eating 1-2 lbs of raw produce a day plain vegetables are about the most enjoyable thing I eat. I'm convinced that the idea that...
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    From Wikipedia: Phenotypic variation means...

    From Wikipedia:



    Phenotypic variation means variation in outwardly visible characteristics - hair colour, skin colour, extraversion, size etc. So heritability would measure the degree that this...
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    I don't have any preference in the national...

    I don't have any preference in the national league, but having followed the Tigers on their run between 11 - 14 I've got a soft spot for both pitchers. Scherzer was (still is) unstoppable, and it'd...
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    Please let there be a Verlander / Scherzer...

    Please let there be a Verlander / Scherzer showdown in the world series.
  7. Pheww that's a lot of feedback. Thanks for the...

    Pheww that's a lot of feedback. Thanks for the replies, very helpful. Will have to set aside some time for any other questions, but I think the overall gist is what I was looking for. And confirms...
  8. I guess that depends on how you define 'the...

    I'd make a guess that vertebrates / invertebrates are where things really diverged, but could be wrong about that, and I assume that's a simplification.[/QUOTE]

    This seems to me to be an...
  9. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16805421 ...

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16805421



    I'd make a guess that vertebrates / invertebrates are where things really diverged, but could be wrong about that, and I assume that's a...
  10. Old Homes - How often should they get a complete over-haul?

    I've been researching this problem for some time and Google's not been too helpful. So in the name of not asking a barber if I need a haircut (asking a construction company) I thought I'd field the...
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    When I was reading Livingstone briefly I wanted...

    Let me know how you like this one, I downloaded a bunch of these and was reading an Expedition to the Zambezi a few months ago.[/QUOTE]

    It's more a diary with footnotes after each entry. The...
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    Well let him know that his one page summary of...

    Bob Muckle's book! I know the author, he's a hoot and a half.[/QUOTE]

    Well let him know that his one page summary of North American indigenous religion is what I've been looking for for a few...
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    The Structure of Freedom: Correlations, Causes,...

    The Structure of Freedom: Correlations, Causes, and Cautions - a series of essays on how life/liberty/freedom comes into existence in communities. Nice essay by Peter Berger in here that I wanted to...
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    Let me know how you like this one, I downloaded a...

    Let me know how you like this one, I downloaded a bunch of these and was reading an Expedition to the Zambezi a few months ago.
  15. Thread: Soccer

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    I find it interesting how motivating or...

    In the NFL and NBA, when a team takes a win for granted and unexpectedly loses, they are said to have been "looking past" that opponent and thinking about their following game(s).[/QUOTE]

    I find...
  16. Thread: NFL

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    I'm starting to understand why football fans are...

    I'm starting to understand why football fans are bored of the Patriots. Three games into the season and I'm already a bit bored of watching them, granted they haven't had the strongest opponents yet.
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    If you're going to sling pejoratives and parrot...

    Could that be because we raised the quality of life of the poorest people up enough that they're willing to have kids, and those people are the most likely to have kids despite their inability to...
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    Could that be because we raised the quality of...

    When it costs 10 cents a day to raise your child, and all you have to do is teach them how to farm and sell at a market when they grow up, that lack of wealth actually goes much further than it does...
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    When it costs 10 cents a day to raise your child,...

    Eh - that's been done so many times before with the same characters. The convo seems to be nice and tidy in this thread so far.[/QUOTE]

    Until you dragged in the dead horse that it's...
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    Cool, caveat emptor.. you assume I'm not aware...

    They aren't. Apple is and then selling that data to marketers, but advertisers themselves are not unless you download a particular app that in turn requests that it access your microphone (or...
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    Eh - that's been done so many times before with...

    Can you elaborate on these points?[/QUOTE]

    I feel like the conversation might drag off topic a bit; perhaps it's time we had another proper thread on over-population.[/QUOTE]

    Eh - that's been...
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    Can you elaborate on these points?

    Where I'm getting lost is how this is related to capitalism, and not a natural malthusian cycle. In the 50s and 60s there was a post-war boom where people were highly in demand, and could make a...
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    Yea, this. I just wish it was easier to get...

    Yea, this. I just wish it was easier to get companies to leave me alone. Ads on TV programs? Ok, fair enough, the media producers need to make money. What bothers me is when companies have their...
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    Where I'm getting lost is how this is related to...

    Where I'm getting lost is how this is related to capitalism, and not a natural malthusian cycle. In the 50s and 60s there was a post-war boom where people were highly in demand, and could make a...
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    Eh. I get the point of this thread, and why...

    Well, it markets itself as 'You should feel insecure, but we can help you.'[/QUOTE]

    Eh. I get the point of this thread, and why someone might react to the magazine this way, but I honestly believe...
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