A New Home For Dollars and Sex!

A New Home For Dollars and Sex!

After two wonderful years at Big Think, Dollars and Sex has found a new home at MarinaAdshade.com. Please visit me there to keep up with my blog and to get information on my new book, Dollars and Sex: How Economics Influences Sex and Love, which will be released in the spring of 2012. 

A very big thank you to everyone at Big Think for all their support!

Massive 'Darth Vader' isopod found lurking in the Indian Ocean

The father of all giant sea bugs was recently discovered off the coast of Java.

A close up of Bathynomus raksasa

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  • A new species of isopod with a resemblance to a certain Sith lord was just discovered.
  • It is the first known giant isopod from the Indian Ocean.
  • The finding extends the list of giant isopods even further.
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Is it ethical to pay people to get vaccinated?

It could lead to a massive uptake in those previously hesitant.

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A financial shot in the arm could be just what is needed for Americans unsure about vaccination.

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Every 27.5 million years, the Earth’s heart beats catastrophically

Geologists discover a rhythm to major geologic events.

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  • It appears that Earth has a geologic "pulse," with clusters of major events occurring every 27.5 million years.
  • Working with the most accurate dating methods available, the authors of the study constructed a new history of the last 260 million years.
  • Exactly why these cycles occur remains unknown, but there are some interesting theories.
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Galactic wind from early universe detected

Researchers discovered a galactic wind from a supermassive black hole that sheds light on the evolution of galaxies.

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