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tags: Sex, Drugs and HIV — Let’s Get Rational, behavior, disease, prostitution, gay men, drug addicts, sex, STD, HIV, AIDS, poverty, medicine, public health, Compassion Conundrum, Elizabeth Pisani, TEDTalks, streaming video Armed with bracing logic, wit and her “public-health nerd” glasses, Elizabeth Pisani reveals the myriad of inconsistencies in today’s political systems that prevent our…

tags: disease, god, religion, creationism, humor, funny, satire, Edward Current, streaming video In a live webcast, Edward Current explains how God created a perfect world and had nothing to do with creating disease. But letting just anyone write in and comment probably wasn’t the best idea [3:51]

Saving the `Alalâ

tags: ‘Alala, Hawaiian Crow, Hawaiian Raven, Corvus hawaiiensis, endangered species, conservation One of the last wild-born `Alalâ to ever be photographed in the wild. Image: The Honolulu Advertiser. One of the rarest forest birds in the world, the critically endangered `Alalâ, or Hawaiian Crow, Corvus hawaiiensis, was awarded $14.3 million in conservation funding over the…

tags: What Bugged the Dinosaurs?, dinosaurs, insects, disease, George Poinar, Roberta Poinar, book review I grew up with a fondness for dinosaurs. Their unbelievable size, their peculiar shapes, and their undeniable absence from the world as I knew it were all sources of fascination. But never once did I think of the dinosaurs as being…