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  1. haidut

    Even elephants become "thugs" when they grow up without a father figure

    I bet this study will never make the front-page of mainstream media outlets, simply because it is too inconvenient for both sides of the political spectrum. As it seems, there is no substitute for a father's love and guidance/discipline, no matter what the babbling psychos on TV would have us...
  2. K

    Living with a vaxxed person

    Hey everyone. A member of my household is getting vaccinated on Monday. I’ve done all I can to try to discourage them, to no avail. Now, I’m redirecting my energy to myself: is shedding a thing, and am I at risk? If so, is there anything I can do or take to protect myself? I’m not sure if Peat...
  3. haidut

    Plants Recognize Their Own Relatives And Are Kind And Altruistic To Them

    Yet another study that throws into doubt that idea that we, humans, possess unique qualities not seen in any other life form. Apparently, the ability to love our relatives does not require a nervous system and plants are just as capable as us (and maybe be more so) of restraining their selfish...
  4. haidut

    Longevity Is NOT In Your Genes, It's In Your Choices Of Lifestyle And People

    Yet another big hit against the genetic explanation. Not only is longevity not due to genes but it can also be largely controlled by whom you associate with. Estimates of the Heritability of Human Longevity Are Substantially Inflated due to Assortative Mating The Key to a Long Life Has Little...
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