Archives for November 17, 2010

Two more teaparty defeats

Murkowski Wins Alaska Senate Race Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski on Wednesday became the first Senate candidate in more than 50 years to win a write-in campaign, emerging victorious over her Tea Party rival following a painstaking, week-long count of hand-written votes. details Nancy Pelosi elected House Democratic Leader, 150-43 …Nancy Pelosi was elected House Democratic…

Let’s have a look and see if we can decide.

A Darwinian theory of beauty

Denis Dutton is a philosophy professor and the editor of Arts & Letters Daily. In his book The Art Instinct, he suggests that humans are hard-wired to seek beauty.

Which is more fierce, cats or dogs?