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Re: Ask a simple question, get a simple answer: The real world edition
« Reply #120 on: December 08, 2009, 07:22:11 AM »
Well it IS a curious fact... though it's more about the morphology of the skull than anything else (resonance and whatnot).

The fact of the matter is, black people tend to sing better.
I think this is more of a point of opinion, based on qualitative tastes.   :eh

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Re: Ask a simple question, get a simple answer: The real world edition
« Reply #121 on: December 08, 2009, 02:07:21 PM »
Well it IS a curious fact... though it's more about the morphology of the skull than anything else (resonance and whatnot).

The fact of the matter is, black people tend to sing better.
I think this is more of a point of opinion, based on qualitative tastes.   :eh

I was speaking in technical terms. They don't necessarily pick the best songs to sing.
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Re: Ask a simple question, get a simple answer: The real world edition
« Reply #122 on: December 08, 2009, 10:44:57 PM »
Well it IS a curious fact... though it's more about the morphology of the skull than anything else (resonance and whatnot).

The fact of the matter is, black people tend to sing better.
I think this is more of a point of opinion, based on qualitative tastes.   :eh

I was speaking in technical terms. They don't necessarily pick the best songs to sing.
again, a matter of taste (opinion is funny like that  :p).  and by "technical terms", what aspects, specifically, are you referring to?  Range?  I don't know of any male singer with more range than Rob Halford or Geoff Tate; melody/harmony?  this goes right back to taste/perception (also, are really referring to all singers, or just ones that are easily accessible via pop-culture?).
also, I'm sure that you are going by "popular" music -- in this context, black musicians tend to get more exposure (by contrast, opera singers typically don't get much press, and are therefor largely unknown -- though, AFAIK, most of them are white).  I'm sure that in your personal experience that this assumption may be true (at least from a particular perspective); but making such a sweeping statement about ALL singers indicates to me that either a) your experience with music is limited to certain genres, or b) you are confusing fact with opinion (and vise-versa).

just an observation.
not trying to derail the thread, so I'll leave it alone at this point.

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Re: Ask a simple question, get a simple answer: The real world edition
« Reply #123 on: December 08, 2009, 11:51:04 PM »
Taken to PM, so the thread can get back to where it should be.
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Re: Ask a simple question, get a simple answer: The real world edition
« Reply #124 on: December 09, 2009, 12:00:38 AM »
Q X+3: I have a project coming up soon in school where we are supposed to speak for about 12-15 minutes about something in an individual or population that is interesting from a genetic point of view. Not all that long ago we had a similar assignment where they told us to speak about something that was interesting from a systematic point of view and I spoke about my beloved monotremes. I am not sure if I want to speak about them again (even if they are incredibly cool) and was wondering if anyone here have some nice alternatives. Any ideas?
Mice have been produced from two female parents. They live 30% longer, and are smaller. This is likely related to the very interesting genetic phenomenon of gene silencing and epigenetics. Here is a non-technical news article to get you started: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/12/091201192105.htm
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Re: Ask a simple question, get a simple answer: The real world edition
« Reply #125 on: December 09, 2009, 12:04:06 AM »
I don't know of any male singer with more range than Rob Halford or Geoff Tate
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Re: Ask a simple question, get a simple answer: The real world edition
« Reply #126 on: December 09, 2009, 02:56:13 PM »
Mice have been produced from two female parents. They live 30% longer, and are smaller. This is likely related to the very interesting genetic phenomenon of gene silencing and epigenetics. Here is a non-technical news article to get you started: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/12/091201192105.htm

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« Reply #127 on: December 09, 2009, 06:48:50 PM »
Mice have been produced from two female parents. They live 30% longer, and are smaller. This is likely related to the very interesting genetic phenomenon of gene silencing and epigenetics. Here is a non-technical news article to get you started: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/12/091201192105.htm

That was ... awesome, definitely worth looking into
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Re: Ask a simple question, get a simple answer: The real world edition
« Reply #128 on: December 09, 2009, 07:03:16 PM »
Don't get too cocky, they can make children from two male parents now too.

And girl-on-girl is a distraction at best.  :p
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Re: Ask a simple question, get a simple answer: The real world edition
« Reply #129 on: December 09, 2009, 07:34:38 PM »
Edit: nevermind.
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Re: Ask a simple question, get a simple answer: The real world edition
« Reply #130 on: December 09, 2009, 10:18:53 PM »
Probably was arguing that Girl-on-Girl wasn't distracting and failed.   :p
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Re: Ask a simple question, get a simple answer: The real world edition
« Reply #131 on: December 09, 2009, 10:20:03 PM »
Don't get too cocky, they can make children from two male parents now too.
Wouldn't they still need an egg to put the DNA into?
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Re: Ask a simple question, get a simple answer: The real world edition
« Reply #132 on: December 09, 2009, 11:39:03 PM »
Don't get too cocky, they can make children from two male parents now too.
Wouldn't they still need an egg to put the DNA into?

Good question, sperms also lack any amount of mitochondria worth mentioning except for in the tail (which is stuffed). Should anyone find an article on this I would love to read it.

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Re: Ask a simple question, get a simple answer: The real world edition
« Reply #133 on: December 10, 2009, 06:50:29 AM »
http://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2005/may/05051102.html

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http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2002/feb/10/medicalscience.research

I was a bit off about the two men thing, but women are likewise irrelevant genetically.
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Re: Ask a simple question, get a simple answer: The real world edition
« Reply #134 on: December 10, 2009, 02:57:01 PM »
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I was a bit off about the two men thing, but women are likewise irrelevant genetically.

This is such a funny line to take out of context.
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Re: Ask a simple question, get a simple answer: The real world edition
« Reply #135 on: December 10, 2009, 08:42:20 PM »
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Re: Ask a simple question, get a simple answer: The real world edition
« Reply #136 on: December 10, 2009, 08:48:50 PM »
Prediction: Now that both genders have figured out how to propagate themselves without needing the other gender, men will move to Mars and women to Venus, leaving Earth uninhabited.
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Re: Ask a simple question, get a simple answer: The real world edition
« Reply #137 on: December 10, 2009, 08:52:01 PM »
Prediction: Now that both genders have figured out how to propagate themselves without needing the other gender, men will move to Mars and women to Venus, leaving Earth uninhabited.

Nah. Earth will remain inhabited for anyone looking for porn.
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Re: Ask a simple question, get a simple answer: The real world edition
« Reply #138 on: December 10, 2009, 09:44:18 PM »
Prediction: Now that both genders have figured out how to propagate themselves without needing the other gender, men will move to Mars and women to Venus, leaving Earth uninhabited.

Nah. Earth will remain inhabited for anyone looking for porn.

So Earth's population will decrease by roughly 23 humans and a cactus ?

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Re: Ask a simple question, get a simple answer: The real world edition
« Reply #139 on: December 10, 2009, 09:48:26 PM »
Prediction: Now that both genders have figured out how to propagate themselves without needing the other gender, men will move to Mars and women to Venus, leaving Earth uninhabited.

Nah. Earth will remain inhabited for anyone looking for porn.

So Earth's population will decrease by roughly 23 humans and a cactus ?

Precisely.
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