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Is the gene still selfish after all these years?

  Philip Ball on the strange, often savage defense of a 40-year-old meme past its prime: The fact is that genes can only propagate with the help of other genes. John Maynard Smith recognized this in the 1970s, and so did Dawkins. He chose the wrong title, and the wrong metaphor, and wrote a superb […]

Make Sure to Catch Caught at Seattle Public Theater

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Kevin Lin as Lin Bo, a conceptual artist who may or may not be who he says he is. John Ulman When you walk into the lobby of the Bathhouse Theater to see playwright Christopher Chen's Caught, which is something you're going to want to do, you'll see art curated by Xiong Gallery lining the walls. Show More Summary

What's going on Friday?

Tonight's NYC-area shows include Wolf Parade, Patti Smith, Parquet Courts, Louis CK, Bad Boy Family reunion, Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop, Wesley Stace's Cabinet of Wonders (with Bridget St John, Ted Leo, and more), H09909, Allo Darlin', Weekend Nachos, and more. Continue reading…

This Day In Naval History: May 19

1813 - During the War of 1812, the frigate Congress, commanded by John Smith, captures and burns the British merchant brig, Jean, in the Atlantic.   1855

John Stark's highly laboured oil paintings on view at Charlie Smith London

last weekArts : Artdaily

Charlie Smith London presents John Stark?s DoL Po. Stark is known for his highly laboured oil paintings which for the past decade have served as conduits to explore a universe of interconnected ideas. Past exhibitions have investigated themes including witchcraft, warfare, alchemy, apiculture, shamanism and imperialism. Show More Summary

Blood Money? Gun Used to Kill Trayvon Martin Reportedly Sold for $138K

A man named John Smith placed the successful bid to buy, from George Zimmerman, the boy’s killer, the gun that killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Smith, claiming to be from Alabama, bought the Kel-Tec PF-9 9mm handgun for $138,900 dollars.

George Zimmerman sells gun used to kill Trayvon Martin to ‘John Smith’ for $138,900

last weekNews : The Raw Story

George Zimmerman appears to have sold the gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin four years ago, bringing an end to the latest controversy to swirl around the notorious former neighbourhood watch leader. Zimmerman, who shot and killed the unarmed black teenager during an altercation at his Florida...

Kevin Smith says he’s taking Buckaroo Banzai to TV

Don't call Peter Weller, Ellen Barkin, John Lithgow, and Jeff Goldblum just yet.

Han Kang Wins the Man Booker International Prize

This year’s Man Booker International Prize goes to Han Kang’s “dark, cynical,” and vivid novel The Vegetarian, translated from the Korean by Deborah Smith. Also check out John Yargo’s Millions review of the novel. The post Han Kang Wins the Man Booker International Prize appeared first on The Millions.

Listening for the first time: Messiah with the Dunedin Consort

John Butt and the orchestra of the Dunedin Consort Handel Messiah; Dr Ruth Smith, Dunedin Consort, John Butt; London Festival of Baroque Music, St John’s Smith Square Reviewed by Ruth Hansford on May 13 2016 Star rating: 5.0 Powerful...Show More Summary

Better Transit Need Not Cost More

Randal O'Toole Contrary to John Robert Smith’s opinion piece in the May 8 Spokesman-Review, the Spokane Transit Authority’s proposed tax increase isn’t about attracting millennials to the Inland Empire. Instead, it’s about using your...Show More Summary

15 Secrets You Must Know When Selling Your Company

Imagine you come back from your annual trade show, and John Smith, who you met at the trade show, calls you up to arrange to meet with you the next time he's in your city. He's a bit cryptic about the reason why, but he's a credibleShow More Summary

Will the Trump-Clinton Taco Bowl be the ugliest election ever? Maybe not—but it could be close

Jefferson called John Adams a hermaphrodite; Hoover said Al Smith would dig a tunnel to Rome. Step up, Donald!

Paul Revere: Revolutionary Dissent

By Stephen Solomon Paul Revere: The Silver Smith When John Singleton Copley painted a portrait of Paul Revere in 1768, he depicted an idealized image of one of Boston's leading artisans. Revere, then in his mid-thirties, sits behind a polished table that shows none of the scars and discolorations of an artisan's workbench. Show More Summary

St John's Smith Square Young Artists 2016/17

St John's Smith Square St John's Smith Square has announced the members of its Young Artists programme for 2016/17, they are pianist Christina McMaster, the Ensemble Mirage (Matthew Scott clarinet, Julia Pusker violin, Ugne Tiskute viola,...Show More Summary

Jacksonville Jaguars Quickly Becoming the NFL's Most Exciting Young Team

It's been a long time since Mark Brunell was tossing enough touchdowns to Jimmy Smith and Keenan McCardell to fill the St. John's River. Instead of tearing through opposing defenses with speed and power, Fred Taylor was on stage announcing draft picks. But fear not, Bold City Brigade. Show More Summary

Sheldon Adelson Stories Forbidden After He Buys Newspaper

A Las Vegas, Nevada, newspaper columnist, John L. Smith, resigned from the Las Vegas Review-Journal after he was ordered not to write about Republican power broker and billionaire Sheldon Adelson, who paid $140 million for the newspaper in December. Show More Summary

Journalist resigns after barred from writing about Las Vegas newspaper’s right-wing billionaire owner Sheldon Adelson

John L. Smith, latest to leave Las Vegas Review-Journal, blasts "blowhard billionaires and their political toadies"

Las Vegas Review-Journal Columnist Resigns

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist John L. Smith resigned from the paper on Tuesday, after the paper prevented him from writing about casino owners Steve Wynn and Sheldon Adelson, whose family owns the Review-Journal. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. Show More Summary

Another Journalist Quits Las Vegas Newspaper Bought by Sheldon Adelson

John L. Smith, a longtime columnist, recently was barred from writing about Mr. Adelson, the billionaire casino magnate who bought The Review-Journal.

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