Archives for August 23, 2008

The Gene for Running Fast or Far

Jamaican sprinters make people who are not really thinking about this jump, like pole vaulters, to the conclusion that there must be a gene for running fast that somehow evolved … like Olympic Beach Volley Ball seemingly from sterile sand … despite the numerous hurdles for such an event to happen. Such is the nature…

Obama Picks VP Running Mate

Joe Biden, as predicted on this blog! (and since I’m usually wrong about this sort of thing, this is impressive. Or random) US Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama has announced that Joe Biden will be his running mate in November’s election. Mr Obama’s choice, confirmed on his website and with a text message to supporters,…