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China sits there, growing ever larger and stronger. China is looming and lurking. American anxiety over China's rise peaked in [...]
Sun, Jun 26, 2016
Social Matter
Myostatin is a hormone that regulates muscle growth negatively, so that higher myostatin means less muscle. Weightlifting decreases the level [...]
Sun, Jun 26, 2016
Rogue Health and Fitness
What is the biggest business mistake people make, and how can you avoid it? I also discuss knowledge, wisdom, and [...]
Sun, Jun 26, 2016
Danger And Play
From the New York Times: Africa's Charcoal Economy Is Cooking. The Trees Are Paying. By NORIMITSU ONISHI JUNE 25, 2016 TOLIARA, Madagascar [...]
Sun, Jun 26, 2016
Steve Sailer
[Content warning: discussion of chronic pain and related conditions, and the debate over whether some of them may be psychological [...]
Sun, Jun 26, 2016
Slate Star Codex
Earlier
A strikingly recurrent pattern is just how low-brow and schmaltzy is Establishment discussion of immigration policy. Here's the umpteenth example, [...]
Sat, Jun 25, 2016
Steve Sailer
Now I'm thinking about her while she's not thinking about me. Has not ever thought about me. She's thinking about [...]
Sat, Jun 25, 2016
Delicious Tacos
There's a new paper (by Iosif Lazaridis and others) out on the genetics of the world's first farmers in [...]
Sat, Jun 25, 2016
West Hunter
United Kingdom decided to leave the European Union. I believe the people of UK made the right choice. In this [...]
Sat, Jun 25, 2016
Maverick Traveler
A maid walked in. Evan recognized her as one of Sam's servants. He supposed Akara had decided to [...]
Sat, Jun 25, 2016
Social Matter
In a study of paraphilia (obsession with unusual sexual practices), a curious sex difference poked out of the findings. See [...]
Fri, Jun 24, 2016
Heartiste
Imagine you walk into a nightclub and you're the tallest, coolest, best-dressed, best-looking man there. Before you've even ordered your [...]
Fri, Jun 24, 2016
Krauser