Pseudo Random News and Comment – Valentine’s Day Edition

New Sexual Revolution: Polyamory May Be Good for You But they’re not particularly wealthy despite higher education generally. Probably too busy.

The World’s Oldest Pornography Funky hats were big too.

NCBI ROFL: Which is better: sexy ladies or money?The many ways a man’s mind gets twisted.

There Is No Free Won’t: Antecedent Brain Activity Predicts Decisions to Inhibit No free will, no free won’t, no reason to ask why someone loves you. They don’t know and will feel forced to make something up.

Researchers discover gene that suppresses herpesviruses I think particularly in the case of herpes simplex 1 there is significant evolutionary pressure toward asymptomatic viral shedding since visible sores aren’t a good marketing tool.

Oscar Pistorius to face murder charge over girlfriend’s shooting  An athlete finds a way to make Lance appear a decent human being.

Snoring tied to increased cardiovascular risk in women But don’t they all snore?

Association of Abdominal Obesity with Lumbar Disc Degeneration – A Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study  Not too surprising. More weight = more back problems.

Pretty Useful: Appendix Evolved More Than 30 Times  32 times in mammals. Thank god they didn’t patent it.

SCOPE / mA-style architects Decidedly un-boxlike.

How to Do a Clean Install of Windows Without Losing Your Files, Settings, and Tweaks Leaving out one step of this means I still don’t recognize my computer after restoring last weekend.

Market Volatility and Returns If some bits of the future are easier than others to predict, can you really do something with it? Since everyone will try to do the same thing I’m not sure.

Texas DMV Sells Personal Information To Hundreds Of Companies; Drivers Not Allowed To Opt-Out Texas isn’t the only state that does this either.

MOND used to predict key property in Andromeda’s satellites Dark matter prospects get dimmed.

Let’s Stop Calling Countries “Markets” Only if you stop calling arbitrarily chosen groups of people within state defined geographic boundaries “countries.”  The irresistible urge to aggregate strikes again.

Meet Stingray Surveillance: The “Unconstitutional, All-You-Can-Eat Data Buffet” More proof laws are only for the little people.

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