Posts tagged ‘evolution’

February 6, 2019


by duncanr


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December 6, 2018

7 Million Years to this . . .

by duncanr

American Museum of Natural History video summarising current knowledge of past 7 million years of human evolution …

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August 23, 2018

Survival of the Slacker

by duncanr

forget ‘survival of the fittest’ – maybe, just maybe, Darwin overlooked the possible evolutionary advantage of being a lazy bugger –

[of course, the slacker strategy only confers an evolutionary advantage if the lazy buggers can summon enough energy to get off their fat arses for a bit of ‘how’s your father’ with the opposite sex and pass on their genes to the next generation]

August 10, 2018

Good point

by allthoughtswork

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March 10, 2018

Timelapse of the Entire Universe

by duncanr

don’t blink or you’ll miss us . . .

February 18, 2018

We’ve Come a Long Way

by duncanr


January 19, 2018

If it ain’t round, it ain’t right

by allthoughtswork

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Apparently, your brain associates round-shaped things with sweetness, but I don’t buy it. If that were true, I’d have a lot more lovestruck men groveling at my feet by now.

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August 2, 2017

Wrong Turn

by duncanr

February 20, 2017

Why are some folk Corriejukit?

by duncanr

or tae pit it anither wa’ – corrie-fisted ?

this video hazards an explanation . . .

p.s. I well mind my own early days at school, learning to write – the teacher used to patrol between the desks, large ruler in hand, and would whack me, and one or two others, across the nuckles with it if she spied us writing with our left hand – Bitch !!!

December 1, 2013

The Pig, the Chimp, and Man

by duncanr

pig-drinking-150Women have often claimed it to be the case but now science appears to be on their side – men are pigs !

Before they start feeling too smug, though, and trotting the news out to all and sundry, it appears we are all part pig – at least according to one geneticist, Dr. Eugene McCarthy , who proposes that the human species evolved as a result of chimps mating with pigs

Far fetched as this theory may seem at first, it might well explain a lot –