Monthly Archives: April 2016

The ‘darker link’ between ancient human sacrifice and our modern world – The Washington Post

A new study says that ritual killings helped establish social hierarchies in ancient cultures, leading to the complex, diverse, stratified societies we have today. Source: The ‘darker link’ between ancient human sacrifice and our modern world – The Washington Post

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Dave Morton Is Quitting Everest. Maybe. (It’s Complicated.) | Outside Online

After two years of unimaginable tragedy, everyone from outfitters and Sherpas to would-be climbers and the Nepalese government is questioning the future of commercial mountaineering. And then there’s David Morton, a veteran guide who spent the past year asking: What … Continue reading

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The Scarlett Johansson Bot Is the Robotic Future of Objectifying Women | WIRED

If a man can’t earn the attention of the woman he longs for, is it plausible for that man to just build a robot model of his love interest instead? Source: The Scarlett Johansson Bot Is the Robotic Future of … Continue reading

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Edmonton seizes the crown for perennially woeful hockey from always-awful Leafs

Source: Kelly McParland: Edmonton seizes the crown for perennially woeful hockey from always-awful Leafs

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